Anna-Lisa Müller

Position: Scientific Staff Member
Research Area: Urban Geography
Location: GW2 B1080
Phone: 0421 218 67141
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Personal page: http://annalisamueller.de/

Office Hours

Thursdays, 11-12:30pm; during the current semester break (July, 11 - October, 14), my office hours are on the following Tuesdays: July, 26, 4-5 pm; August 23, 3-4 pm; September, 13, 3-4 pm

For members of the Dept. of Geography: In case that you are interested in loaning out the MAXQDA-stick, please contact me in advance via e-mail.


Vita

Since February 2013, Anna-Lisa Müller is senior researcher and part of the workgroup urban geography at the Institute of Geography of the University of Bremen. Previously, she was research assistant within the research group “Urban Metamorphoses” at the HafenCity University of Hamburg. From 2010 to 2012, she held a scholarship at the international Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology at the University of Bielefeld. In2013, she was awarded a doctorate with distinction for her doctoral thesis “Green Cities. Designing a type of city in the 21st-Century“. For her doctoral thesis, she received the dissertation award of the section on “Urban and Regional Sociology” within the German Sociological Association (DGS).

From 2012 to 2013, Anna-Lisa Müller was Fellow of the residence program “Scholars in Residence” within the German-Egypt and German-Tunisian transformation partnership 2012/2013 of the Goethe-Institute and the KWI Essen. She worked on the social importance of general public and (public) urban spaces in Egypt and Germany within the framework of the priority program “Urban Culture and Public Space”.

In 2007, Anna-Lisa Müller finished her studies of sociology, modern German literature, philosophy and theoretical linguistics at the University of Konstanz with the Master degree. Her master's thesis on the topic of „Language, Subject and Power – Judith Butler” was published in 2009. Subsequently, from 2007 to 2010, Anna-Lisa Müller worked with Prof. Dr. Andreas Reckwitz on the research project “Genealogie und Praxis des Kreativsubjekts” in the Center of Excellence 16, Cultural Foundations of Integration at the University of Konstanz.


Research interests

Urban and regional research; theory of space; cultural theory; migration research; qualitative methods of empirical social research; Science and Technology Studies


Research projects

Current research projects

Social-spatial belonging of international transmigrants ("Habilitationsprojekt")

Urban space and "the public"

Architecture & Science and Technology Studies (publication project with Dr. Werner Reichmann. University of Konstanz/SPP” Mediatized Worlds”)

"Virtual Urban Walk 3D" – development of an instrument for action related analysis of subjective experience of space by means of 3D video (together with Dr. Andreas Müller, University of Bremen)

Finished research projects

The concept of creativity in urban planning between planning paradigm and urban reality

The concepts of language, subject and power in Judith Butler`s social theory


Selected Publications

  • 2016b: "Simon Parker (2012): Urbanism as a Material Discourse", in: Eckardt, Frank (Hrsg.): Schlüsselwerke der Satdtforschung. Wiesbaden: VS, S. 93-105.
  • 2016a: „Infrastrukturlandschaften zwischen gestern und heute. Zur Transformation von Stadträumen durch Umnutzungen“, in: Matern, Antje (ed.): Urbane Infrastrukturlandschaften in Transformation. Bielefeld: transcript, p. 169-187.
  • 2015d: Das Feuerspurenfestival in Bremen-Gröpelingen. Über die Bedeutung von Kulturprojekten für die Stadtentwicklung, in: Standort. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Geographie (with Nils Hans, David Heidenreich, Lisa Niggeweg, Constanze von Wrangel), S. 207-214.
  • 2015c: Architecture, Materiality and Society. Connecting the Sociology of Architecture with Science and Technology Studies, ed. with Werner Reichmann. Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 2015b: Facetten der Raumsoziologie, in: Soziologische Revue 38(2), p. 223-236.
  • 2015a: "Social Ecology: The Chicago School", in: International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition. Oxford: Elsevier, p. 263-268.
  • 2014: Stadtentwicklung und soziale Transformationen / Urban Development and Social Transformations, in: Keitz, Kay von und Sabine Voggenreiter (Hg.): Architektur im Kontext / Architecture In Context, Berlin: jovis, p. 130-148.
  • 2013b: Die kreative Stadt: zwischen Leitbild und städtischer Wirklichkeit“, in: geographische revue 1/2013, p. 18-35.
  • 2013a: Green Creative City. Konstanz: UVK (ausgezeichnet mit dem Dissertationspreis der Sektion Stadt- und Regionalsoziologie innerhalb der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, URL: http://url9.de/PNn).
  • 2012c: Sozialität und Materialität der Creative Cities: Die Effekte der Planung kreativer Städte am Beispiel Dublin und Göteborg, in: Soeffner, Hans-Georg (ed.): Transnationale Vergesellschaftungen: Verhandlungen des 35. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Frankfurt am Main 2010. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.
  • 2012b: Pictures of Cities - Cities in Pictures, in: InterDisciplines 3(1), http://www.inter-disciplines.de/bghs/index.php/indi/issue/view/6/showToc
  • 2012a: Stadtgestalt und Stadtgestaltung: Design und die creative city, in: Moebius, Stefan und Sophia Prinz (ed.): Das Design der Gesellschaft. Zur Kultursoziologie des Designs. Bielefeld: transcript, p. 313-336.
  • 2011: Worte schaffen Soziales: Wie Sprache Gesellschaft verändert, in: Journal für Psychologie 19(1), Das kritische Potenzial der Sprache, http://www.journal-fuer-psychologie.de/index.php/jfp/article/view/14
  • 2010: Die Creative City Dublin. Architektur und Materialität als Ausdruck der Stadtplanung, in: Tietmeyer, Elisabeth et al. (ed.): Die Sprache der Dinge. Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven auf die materielle Kultur. Münster: Waxmann, p. 65-76.
  • 2009: Sprache, Subjekt und Macht bei Judith Butler, Marburg: Tectum.

 

Selected Presentations

  • 2016b: "International Migration and Senses of Belonging: On the Nexus of Mobility and Place Attachment", 2016 Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, London, UK
  • 2016a: "Planning the Green Creative City. Architecture and Design in the context of the smart city paradigm", 2016 Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, London, UK
  • 2015e: "Die Materialität der Stadt - zu einer STS-inspirierten Stadt- und Architektursoziologie", Österreichischer Soziologiekongress 2015, Innsbruck, Austria (with Werner Reichmann)
  • 2015d: "Virtual Urban Walk 3D. Analyse urbaner Landschaften aus handlungsorientierter Perspektive", Deutscher Kongress für Geographie, Berlin, Germany (with Andreas Müller)
  • 2015c: "Räumliche Grenzziehungen und Statuspassagen: internationale TransmigrantInnen in lokalen urbanen Kontexten", Deutscher Kongress für Geographie, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015b: "The Actions of Architecture. STS and the mutual interrelations of architecture and society", 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, USA (with Werner Reichmann)
  • 2015a: "International Transmigration and the role of objects and spaces for creating senses of belonging", Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, USA
  • 2014b: "The Green Creative City as Urban Form of 21st Century Societies", 109th Annual Meeting of the American
    Sociological Association
    , San Francisco, USA
  • 2014a: "Tourists and Vagabonds in 21st Century Societies. Discussing Conceptual Questions of Social Inequality and Transmigration", Annual Seminar 2014, Bielefeld, Germany
  • 2013c: "The Green Creative City: A New Urbanity Taking Form at the Dawn of the 21st Century", Spaces and Flows: An International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2013b: "Umnutzungen als Mittel der Inszenierung des Vergangenen und Konstitution von Räumen", Deutscher Geographentag 2013, Passau, Deutschland
  • 2013a: "'We want to have a creative sustainable city.' Using the Sustainability Paradigm to Revitalize the City of Dublin", 43rd Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA), San Francisco, USA
  • 2012: "Green Creative Cities. Zur Gestaltung eines Stadttypus des 21. Jahrhunderts", Workshop Kulturen der Kreativität – Entwicklungen, Wirkungen, Perspektiven, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany
  • 2011: "Designing the Creative City: Using Elements of History and Future for Shaping the Urban Form", The 14th National Conference on Planning History, Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH), Baltimore, USA
  • 2010b: "Creative Cities as Built Places of the Knowledge Society", Triple Helix VIII International Conference on University, Industry and Government Linkages on Triple Helix in the Development of Cities of Knowledge, Expanding Communities and Connecting Regions, Madrid, Spain
  • 2010a: "Sozialität und Materialität der Creative Cities: Die Effekte der Planung kreativer Städte am Beispiel von Dublin und Göteborg", 35. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) Transnationale Vergesellschaftungen, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • 2009: "Be Creative: City Planning in the 21st Century", EURA/UAA-conference City Futures in a Globalizing World, Madrid, Spain
  • 2008: "Praktiken der Kreativsubjekte im städtischen Raum und der Aspekt der Materialität. Theo­retische und methodische Überle­gungen", Workshop Materialität und Bildlichkeit der Architektur, AG Architektursoziologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS), Darmstadt, Germany


Andere Aktivitäten


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