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Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät - Geographisches Institut

Curriculum Vitae

Carolin Genz is currently Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Department for Cultural and Social Geography at the Humboldt-University and Research Associate in the Collaborative Research Centre 1265 "Re-Figuration of Spaces" in the project area "Knowledge of Space" (A01: Geographic Imaginations). As an urban anthropologist in the intersecting fields of social anthropology, human geography, and urban studies, she constantly develops ethnographic methods to capture the socio-spatial constitution of urban practices. She is Co-Founder of the "Urban Ethnography Lab". Her research focuses moreover on spatial practices of resistance, housing, and gender. She is Academic Advisory Council for Gender Mainstreaming and Diversity for the Senate Department of Urban Development in Berlin.

  • 2019-present, Research Faculty, Department of Geography (Social & Cultural Geography), Humboldt-University of Berlin

  • 2018-present, Associated Member, SFB 1265 "Re-figuration of spaces" (TU Berlin)

  • 2016-present, Academic Consultant, Senate Department for Urban Development & Housing & Senate Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection on "Gender Mainstreaming & Diversity."

  • 2015-present, Research Associate & Co-Founder, Urban Ethnography Lab, Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies (HU Berlin), Anthropology Department, University of Toronto

  • 2015-2019, Ph.D. Candidate, Geography Department, Humboldt-University of Berlin: "Protest as social praxis. An ethnography of urban protest & network practices of elderly people in the light of the housing crisis" (Berlin/Toronto)

  • 2018-2019, Postgraduate Fellowship, Royal Geographical Society (RGS)
  • 2018, WiNS Adlershof (Woman in Natural Sciences), Humboldt-University of Berlin
  • 2014-2018, Doctoral Scholarship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (SDV) / German Academic Scholarship Foundation
  • 2014, Caroline von Humboldt Grant Programme (Excellence Initiative), Humboldt-University of Berlin
  • 2013-2014, University Lecturer, Department for European Ethnology, HU Berlin
  • 2012-2014, Co-Founder & Creative Conception, Magazin "Stadtaspekte," Berlin
  • 2009-2013, Graduate Research Assistant, Research Lab of Urban Anthropology (Stadtlabor), HU Berlin
  • 2011-2012, Research Assistant, German Institute for Urban Affairs (Difu), Berlin
  • 2009-2013, Master of Arts (M.A.), Urban Cultures, Department of European Ethnography, Humboldt-University of Berlin