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Podcast series on „Healthy (digital) places?” by UIBK Geography Students
In a four parts podcast series, the UIBK Geography Master students’ reflect upon the relations of digital media, sports/leisure and wellbeing. Outcome of 1,5 years wonderful student-teacher collaboration and interdisciplinary co-teaching by Simon Liegl (psychology), Katja Kaufmann (communication studies) & Tabea Bork-Hüffer (geography).
Border Crossers and the Militarization of China’s Border in Times of COVID-19
by Franziska Plümmer
Who pays for the pandemic …. and the climate crisis?
Interviewed by the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) on the costs of the pandemic, Tabea Bork-Hüffer argues that we must not forget our other great challenges and not only financial but also social and health costs arising particularly from the climate crisis. Acting now is necessary to prevent future generations from facing untenable costs. Check the article (in German) here: Wer die Schulden der Pandemie bezahlt – tirol.ORF.at.
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 research team based at the Department of Geography at the University of Innsbruck.
"The only thing that is constant is change"
→ Heraclitus, 500 B.C.