CO-CHAIRS

Gruia Bădescu

Gruia Bădescu is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and a Zukunftskolleg Research Fellow at the University of Konstanz. His research examines the relationship between urban reconfigurations and processes of dealing with the past after war and dictatorship. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, and, before Konstanz, he was a lecturer and research associate at the School of Geography, University of Oxford. He has published on reconfigurations of urban space and memory processes in Southeastern Europe, also in dialogue with other regions, specifically South America and the Middle East. He is currently completing a book on post-war architectural reconstruction and dealing with the past.

Anita Bakshi

Anita Bakshi is the author of Topographies of Memories: A New Poetics of Commemoration (2017, Palgrave Macmillan) and Our Land, Our Stories (2019).  Following several years in architectural practice she received her PhD in the History and Theory of Architecture from Cambridge University with the Conflict in Cities Research Programme. She now teaches at Rutgers University, Department of Landscape Architecture. Her research focuses on contested landscapes and histories, environmental justice, and the relationship between architecture and inequality. She has published articles in Journal of Urban Design, e-flux Architecture, Journal of Landscape Architecture, and Memory Studies. http://anita-bakshi.squarespace.com/

Ulrike Capdepón

Ulrike Capdepón holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Hamburg. Currently, she is a Visiting Professor and Director of the Center for European Studies, DEILA/CUCSH, of the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. She worked as  a research fellow and project coordinator at the Center for Cultural Inquiry, University of Konstanz. She has been a Marie Curie Fellow at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Madrid. From 2014 to 2016, she was a postdoctoral research scholar affiliated to the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) at Columbia University in New York. In 2017 and 2018 she was a Lecturer in the Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) at Princeton University. Her research interests include memory studies and human rights in South America and the Iberian Peninsula. She has just  co-edited  a  book on “Contested Urban Spaces. Monuments, Traces and Decentered Memories” ” (Memory Studies Series, Palgrave Macmillan).

CURRENT MEMBERS

 - gruia.badescu@uni-konstanz.de

James Harmer

 - james@docedesign.com

Adam Lundberg

 - adam.lundberg@kultgeog.uu.se

Ashley Reichelmann

 - avr@vt.edu

Ayelet Klein Cohen

 - ayeletklein@gmail.com

 - barbara.turkniskac@tuni.fi

Emina Zoletic

 - emina_psihologija@yahoo.com

Sybille Frank

 - sybille.frank@tu-darmstadt.de

Susannah Eckersley

 - susannah.eckersley@ncl.ac.uk

Veronique Labonte

 - veronique.labonte.3@ulaval.ca