keynote speakers

Martina Löw

Prof. Dr. Martina Löw is Professor for Sociology of Planning and Architecture at the Technical University Berlin since 2013. She is one of the project manager of the DFG-funded collaborative research center “Re-Figuration of Spaces” (CRC 1265), in particular within the Project Area „Spaces of Digital Mediatisation“, in which she co-manages the subproject „Smart People: Queer Everyday Life in Digitalized Spaces“. Her latest publications include the edited books Am Ende der Globalisierung – Über die Refiguration von Räumen (transcript, 2021), with Volkan Sayman, Jona Schwerer and Hannah Wolf, Urban Design Methods. Integrated Urban Research Tools (Jovis, 2021) with Undine Giseke, Angela Million, Philipp Misselwitz and Jörg Stollmann, and the monography Vom Raum aus die Stadt denken – Grundlagen einer raumtheoretischen Stadtsoziologie (transcript, 2018).

Celia Lury

Professor Celia Lury is the director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies of the University of Warwick. Her main research focuses on the interdisciplinary study of culture as well as the impact of methods on the enactment of social worlds. She is currently one of the principal investigators of the collaborative interdisciplinary project called „People Like You“: Contemporary Figures of Personalisation, funded by The Wellcome Trust, together with Professor Sophie Day and Professor Helen Ward. Her latest publications include Problem Spaces – How and Why Methodology Matters (polity, 2021) and recently co-edited the Routledge Handbook of Interdisciplinary Research Methods (2018).