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Women in Academe – Die schönen und mühsamen Seiten wissenschaftlicher Mobilität

Women in Academe

Die schönen und mühsamen Seiten wissenschaftlicher Mobilität

Dr. Antje Matern & Dr. Patricia Feiertag, 22. Dezember 2020

 

Antje forscht am Interdisziplinären Zentrum für ökologischen und revitalisierenden Stadtumbau (IZS) zur Transformation von Städten und Regionen. Sie berät die Bundesregierung als Mitglied des Beirats für Raumentwicklung und hat als Gesellschafterin von Nexthamburg eine interaktive Plattform zur Stadtentwicklung mit aufgebaut. Im Laufe ihrer wissenschaftlichen Karriere war sie als Doktorandin, Post-Doc und Vertretungsprofessorin in Dresden, Hamburg, Darmstadt, Cottbus und Görlitz tätig.

In unserem Gespräch geht es um die Entscheidung zwischen verschiedenen Karrierewegen, die sich bereits zu Beginn ihrer beruflichen Laufbahn gestellt hat und um veränderte Sichtweisen und Einblicke, die durch Ortswechsel entstehen. Unterschiede zwischen den Geschlechtern zeigen sich ihrer Erfahrung nach auch im 21. Jahrhundert vereinzelt noch in Rollenbildern, aber auch in erlernten Verhaltensmustern.

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Women in Academe – Thoughts on Welcoming Diversity of Critique and Conversation

Women in Academe

Thoughts on Welcoming Diversity of Critique and Conversation

Meg and her notebook.

Prof. Dr. Meg Holden & Robin Chang, M.Sc., 18 December 2020

Meg Holden joins us before the winter holidays at the end of 2020, as the current Director of the Urban Studies Program and Professor for Urban Studies and Geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver (CA).

Our latest Women in Academe conversation traverses Meg’s journey from developing her environmental consciousness to pursuing public and urban studies as well as pragmatism. Join us to hear about her experiences through analog confrontations with chaos to a diversity of critiques as ways for us – feminist or not – to move forward in academia.

 

 

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Women in Academe – Stone or Melon? A Matter of Curiosity and Commitment

Women in Academe

Stone or Melon?A Matter of Curiosity and Commitment

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Meike Levin-Keitel & Robin Chang, M.Sc., 19 November 2020

Since joining the School of Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund in 2019, Junior Professor Dr. Meike Levin-Keitel has been busy building upon the experiences she has gained in research and teaching at Leibniz University Hannover for the past decade.
 
 

We meet to talk about what inspires and drives our curiosity and commitment in academe. Our conversation reminds us that sometimes engagement in scholarship is more, if not just as much about the people around as it is the work itself.

 

 

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Women in Academe – Von der Praxis in die Wissenschaft – inhaltliche Freiheit und Anwendungsbezug vereinen

Women in Academe

Von der Praxis in die Wissenschaft – inhaltliche Freiheit und Anwendungsbezug vereinen

Prof. Johanna Schoppengerd

Prof. Johanna Schoppengerd & Dr. Patricia Feiertag, 10 November 2020

 

Johanna ist seit 2015 Professorin für Stadtplanung und Planungsrecht an der Fakultät für Agrarwissenschaft und Landschaftsarchitektur der Hochschule Osnabrück. Sie ist Bauassessorin, hat in einem privaten Planungsbüro gearbeitet und an der TU Dortmund zum Thema Immissionsschutz in der Bauleitplanung promoviert.

In unserem Gespräch geht es um ihren Weg aus der Planungspraxis zu einer Hochschulprofessur, die schönen Seiten und unsicheren Bedingungen einer Hochschulkarriere. Eine Frau in der Wissenschaft zu sein macht für sie vor allem deshalb einen Unterschied, weil es an ihrer Fakultät – wie an vielen anderen auch – aktuell nur wenige Professorinnen gibt.

 

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Women in Academe – Woman in science or woman with children in science – a change of perspective

Women in Academe

Woman in science or woman with children in science – a change of perspective

picture of Prof. Dr. Sophie Schramm

Prof. Dr. Sophie Schramm

Prof. Sophie Schramm & Lena Unger, 13 October 2020

 

Sophie is Professor of International Planning Studies at the Faculty of Spatial Planning since October 2019. Together with her husband and two children she pursues a multilocal way of living in Dortmund and Darmstadt. She focuses on urban planning, housing and infrastructure provision in rapidly growing cities, global waste and recycling flows and spatial governance and infrastructure systems between self-organisation and state planning.

 

 

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Women in Academe – Female perspectives and reflections on scholarly careers

Women in Academe

Female perspectives and reflections on scholarly careers

By Robin Chang, Dr. Patricia Feiertag and Lena Unger, 28 September 2020

Space is amorphous; space is also representative. As urban scholars and practitioners, we think about space a lot. In a way, this site and its blog posts also manifest and represent space through which we can interface with visiting readers. For a while, we have done this with a random regularity, but we would like to change things up a bit. Over the next few months, we would like to bring in some focus on particular female perspectives, moderate some new insights, peel back what privilege and responsibility means. In short, we invite the opportunity to honour the stories of women in scholarship.

Beginning with this first post, we dedicate some of our virtual and cognitive space to reflections and insights on aspects of female academic career paths that are invisible on an ordinary CV. The hope is to share what we individually experience as substantial influences on the lives of, and career choices taken by female scholars. We would like this series to foreground thoughts, experiences, and motivations possibly underlying causes that commonly shape the meaning of what it means to be a woman in science and maybe present options for others who struggle with similar challenges.  Through this series, we will present an individual female scholar’s profile every second week. This is an initial step to sharing a collection of portraits that promote mutual learning, inspiration and broadening awareness on what it means to be a woman in scholarship. We hope you enjoy reading what we have to share with you.

Latest posts:

1. Prof. Dr. Sophie Schramm: Woman in science or woman with children in science – a change of perspective
2. Prof. Dr. Johanna Schoppengerd: Von der Praxis in die Wissenschaft – inhaltliche Freiheit und Anwendungsbezug vereinen
3. Jun.-Prof. Meike Levin-Keitel: Stone or Melon? A Matter of Curiousity and Commitment
4. Prof. Dr. Meg Holden: Women in Academe – Thoughts on Welcoming Diversity of Critique and Conversation
5. Dr. Antje Matern: Die schönen und mühsamen Seiten wissenschaftlicher Mobilität