We do research at the intersections of
digitisation, mobilities & urbanisation
News & Blogs
Stuck in the pandemic: Research through the COVID-Migration News Database
The pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of place-based research as many research methods cannot be carried out due to travel restrictions. This blog post shows one way how to deal with this
by Rachael Diniega & Raffaella Pagogna
Border Crossers and the Militarization of China’s Border in Times of COVID-19
by Franziska Plümmer
Our work on the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic gains interest from the media
Our research group leader Tabea Bork-Hüffer got interviewed by the Dolomitenstadt.at
Online Magazin. You can find the interview (in German) here.
What Do We Do?
Digitisation, human mobilities, and urbanisation are major drivers altering spaces and societies from local to global scales. The Transient Spaces & Societies Research Group takes a critical perspective on these cross-sectional themes and scrutinises how social practices and power relations shape them.
We are an interdisciplinary team based at the Department of Geography at the University of Innsbruck.
"The only thing that is constant is change"
→ Heraclitus, 500 B.C.