SITUATED ECOLOGIES is a platform for research projects and activities that relate to situated and contested ecologies, in particular when viewed through the processes of urbanisation.

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The Ways of Knowing Urban Ecologies project started in 2011 and finished in December 2016. Below follows the final report I submitted to the funder Formas and some additional notes. The project Read more

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  We have recently submitted several publications based on empirical data generated in Cape Town and New Orleans as part of the MOVE project.    Joshua Lewis from the Tulane University’s new Read more

How  are values of contested urban green spaces articulated across cultural contexts such as Cape Town, New York and London? What is the relation between civics and urban designers in value articulation? A Read more

The participants in the seminar Democratic Practices of Unequal Geographies at ACC, UCT, Cape Town, 4-8 July 2016.

Report back: The Aesthetical and the Political of Unequal Geographies By Wangui Kimari Seventeen of us gathered for the second offering of the ACC PhD seminar on Democratic Practices at Read more

Martín Ávila from Konstfack in Stockholm is visiting the leading Semiotics Department at the University of Tartu in Estonia on the 2nd of September 2016. Supported by funds from Henrik Ernstson’s Read more

Check out a 5 minute ‘teaser’ of the film “1 Table 2 Elephants” that we are finalising in 2017. Filmed in Cape Town in 2015, it deals with ways of knowing urban Read more

Henrik Ernstson and Erik Swyngedouw are very happy to announce their conference and book project Rupturing the Anthro-Obscene! Political Promises of Planetary & Uneven Urban Ecologies, with 11 confirmed top-speakers. As Read more

Dr. Henrik Ernstson is organizing a major Civil Society Conference in Cape Town on 6 June, 2105. The conference is a result of his 3-year MOVE/CIVNET research project on civil society Read more