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

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Welcome!

Dr. Conrad Kunze is a new researcher in the IP Energy Land Use since September 1st. His work focusses on socio-cultural basics of geothermics.


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Prof. Dr. Sigrun Kabisch was appointed as member of the German Academy of Urban Development and Regional Planning (DASL)