What unites Lenin, Karl Marx and Robert E. Lee? They all have memorials to them that are contested. In my fourth Ten Minute Talk I explore different types of memorials and how their interpretation can change over time.
Tag: German Democratic Republic
St. Nicholas came early and brought me the first copies of Inventing Berlin. 😀 Taking…
At long last: Inventing Berlin is a reality! You can order the eBook or individual…
I was interviewed about two weeks ago by NPR Berlin about spaces of the former Berlin Wall. The episode dropped Saturday, on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. You can listen to it and check out some of my photos of the Mauerpark here.
My newest book, Inventing Berlin, has successfully passed through the review process and the revisions have been accepted. That means it is on schedule to be released in time for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall! The hardcover and ebook versions will be released in Springer’s Urban Book series this fall.
My newest manuscript is off to the editors! Get a little preview here.
The slow death of affordable housing: A primer on Berlin’s housing market in three acts. Act 1: Housing in the divided city
Today’s post is the first in a three-part series examining the development of the housing market in Berlin to round off 2017.
Today’s post examines the rise of the far-right party Alternative für Deutschland as a continuing side effect of German reunification.
I’ve uploaded and English-language copy of an article from 2015 about belonging and identity, which I presented in Gdansk at the Smart Metropolia conference. Check out and excerpt here and follow the link at the bottom of the post to download the full article.