Research for the Environment

Dr. Matthias Bernt

Dr. Matthias Bernt

Areas of Expertise & Research

Urban Governance, Urban Renewal, Shrinking Cities, Gentrification

Curriculum Vitae

 
 

since 09/08

Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, Dept. Urban Regeneration, Erkner near Berlin

02/08-08/08

Visiting Scholar at the Graduate School for Architecture, Planning and Preservation,
Columbia University of New York City

08/01-08/08

Research Fellow at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ , Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology

10/97-07/01

Ph.D. Student at the Free University of Berlin

05/97-09/97

Researcher at the University of Rostock, Institute for Sociology

10/90-09/96

Diploma Student of Political Science at the Free University of Berlin

Current Projects

Shrinksmart: The Governance of Shrinkage within an European Context

Stadtkarrieren in peripherisierten Räumen. Entwicklungsdynamiken und Handlungsoptionen (Leitprojekt 01/2009-12/2011)

Completed Projects

Teaching Activities

2009

Gentrification (Viadrina University Frankfurt/Oder, Cultural Studies)

2007/2008

Introduction into Urban Sociology (University of Leipzig, Cultural Studies)

2006/2007

Introduction into Urban Sociology (University of Leipzig, Cultural Studies)

2005/2006

Introduction into Urban Sociology (University of Leipzig, Cultural Studies)

2004/2005

Shrinking Cities (University of Leipzig, Cultural Studies)

2003/2004

Festivalisation and Urban Politics (University of Leipzig, Cultural Studies)

2003/2004

Social Situations, Institutions and Processes (together with H. Nuissl / TU Berlin, Urban and Regional Planning)

2002/2003

Gentrification (University of Leipzig, Cultural Studies)

2001

Between "Gentrification" and "Slum" – Local Politics in Berlin - Prenzlauer Berg (together with W. Fehse / Free University of Berlin, Otto-Suhr Institute for Political Sciences)

2000/2001

Berlin – diminishing the "tenant city"? (together with W. Fehse / Free University of Berlin, Otto-Suhr Institute for Political Sciences)

2000

Gentrification in Berlin (together with W. Fehse / Free University of Berlin, Otto-Suhr Institute for Political Sciences)

1999/2000

Urban Politics and Neighbourhood Development (together with W. Fehse / Free University of Berlin, Otto-Suhr Institute for Political Sciences)

1999

Urban Renewal in Berlin (together with W. Fehse / Free University of Berlin, Otto-Suhr Institute for Political Sciences)

Memberships

Publications

News

New Staff

Hannah Kirschner

Hannah Kirschner
Technical assistant WG geomatics and service feature

Dr. Florian Koch

Dr. Florian Koch
New manager for the IP Urban Transformations

UFZ Energy Days
2015

Session B1: Sociology of the subterranean – Perception and framing of subsoil energy technologies

24.-25.02.2015
KUBUS Leipzig
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ

36. Int. Symp. on Remote Sensing of Environment

Logo ISRSE

11-15 May 2015
Berlin

Contributions to sessions
• „Forests, Biodiversity and Terrestrial Ecosystems“
• „Socioeconomic Issues including Health, Urbanization and Human Heritage“