Debate salon: Building Green
Aarhus, October 2020
Morten Nielsen will make a presentation at debate salon organised by Byens Netværk.
Research School at University of Sheffield (organised in collaboration with the National Museum) entitled ‘Unsettlements’
Sheffield/Online, September 2020
The School is organised in collaboration between SUMO network and AbdouMaliq Simone and will focus on social housing estates in Europe.
Presentation at Center for Boligsocial Udvikling
Copenhagen, September 2020
Morten Nielsen will do a presentation on collaborative urban development and the need for interdisciplinary collaborations at the conference: 'Bæredygtige Fællesskaber'.
'Rooftop Autophagy: Vertical Monadism in Maputo, Mozambique' Article
Copenhagen, July 2020
Morten Nielsen is publishing the article 'Rooftop Autophagy: Vertical Monadism in Maputo, Mozambique' in Urban Forum.
'Enclaving: Spatial Detachment as an Aesthetics of Imagination in an urban sub-Saharan African context' Article
Copenhagen, June 2020
Morten Nielsen co-authored with Jason Sumich the article 'Enclaving: Spatial Detachment as an Aesthetics of Imagination in an urban sub-Saharan African context' published in Urban Studies.
'Natural Resource Extraction in the Interior: Scouts, Spirits and Chinese Loggers in the Forests of Northern Mozambique' Article
Copenhagen, May 2020
Morten Nielsen co-authored with Mikkel Bunkenborg the article 'Natural Resource Extraction in the Interior: Scouts, Spirits and Chinese Loggers in the Forests of Northern Mozambique' published in Journal of Southern African Studies.
'Insurgent aspirations?: Weak Middle Class Utopias in Maputo, Mozambique' Article
Copenhagen, March 2020
Morten Nielsen co-authored with Paul Jenkins the article 'Insurgent aspirations?: Weak Middle Class Utopias in Maputo, Mozambique' published in Critical African Studies.
'The Political Aesthetics of Middle Class Housing in (not so) Neoliberal Mozambique' Article
Copenhagen, March 2020
Morten Nielsen co-authored with Jason Sumich the article 'The Political Aesthetics of Middle Class Housing in (not so) Neoliberal Mozambique' published in Antipode.
'Islands of Time. Unsettling linearity across deep history' Article
Copenhagen, January 2020
Morten Nielsen co-authored with Annette Højen Sørensen and Felix Riede the article 'Islands of Time. Unsettling linearity across deep history' published in Ethnos.
'Ceramics and Architecture' Article
Maputo, January 2020
In September 2019, Nikolai Brandes co-organised a ceramics workshop for students from Maputo’s Escola Nacional de Artes Visuais and UEM’s Faculty of Architecture. Workshop supervisor Su-Ran Sichling and the then head of Maputo’s Goethe-Zentrum Konstanze Kampfer write about their experiences in the latest issue of Mosambik Rundbrief, the journal of the German NGO Koordinationskreis Mosambik. The article is in German but contains a lot of pictures, too.
Ideological Resonances Conference
Copenhagen, 5th - 6th December 2019
The MCU project hosted a conference on 'Ideological Resonances: The Ideological Underpinnings of Urban Environments in sub-Saharan Africa' in Copenhagen with researchers from different institutions.
Boston, 20th-23rd November 2019
All members of the MCU will join the African Studies Association's annual meeting in Boston in November.
Inauguration of the 'Ceramics and Architecture' exhibition
Maputo, October 1st 2019
Nikolai participated in the inauguration of the exhibition in Maputo.
Workshop: 'Ceramics and Architecture'
Maputo, September 9th - September 30th 2019
Nikolai Brandes co-organised a ceramics workshop for students from Maputo’s Escola Nacional de Artes Visuais and UEM’s Faculty of Architecture.
Fieldwork in Mozambique
August 27th – September 16th
Morten went to Mozambique to continue his fieldwork.
12th - 14th August
Morten and Flora will be at the MEGA SEMINAR 2019 at Aarhus University to host debates and present their research.
ECAS, June 2019
Anna Mazzolini will participate in an ECAS conference panel with Paul Jenkins and Vanessa Melo.
Copenhagen, May 27-30.
Anna, Nikolai, Flora, Carla and Morten all spent 4 days together near Copenhagen to work and develop the project further.
Utopian Urbanism Workshop
Copenhagen, May 10th 2019,
On May 10th Morten Nielsen hosted a full day workshop about utopian urbanism at the National Museum of Denmark. The goal of the workshop was to develop ideas about the concept Utopian Urbanism.
Workshop on urban planning and urban architecture
National Museum of Denmark, 5 February 2019
Anna Mazzolini, Morten Nielsen, Nikolai Brandes and Flora Botelho participated in a Workshop on urban planning and urban architecture at the National Museum of Denmark.
Workshop “Territorializing Urban Frontiers”
Oxford, at Wolfson College, April 8th to 10th.