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IfL in brief – archive

Here you have the possibility to read older articles from the "IfL in brief" section.

„Infrastructure planning is about hegemonial knowledge“

Lela Rekhviashvili and Wladimir Sgibnev discuss conflicts and contentions around infrastructures in the former Soviet Union

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Market-driven versus state-led urban development?

How post-socialist city debates can contribute more to urban theory

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IfL female scientists accepted into the Leibniz Association's mentoring programme

Our IfL colleagues Sofia Gavrilova and Bettina Bruns have successfully applied as mentees for the new round of Leibniz Mentoring.

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Enlightening change of location

Since he witnessed workers cutting down park trees in his hometown of St. Petersburg, Kirill Galustov has been concerned with the question of how to improve life in cities.

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China and Belarus - two unequal partners

Belarus is pinning high hopes on closer economic relations with China. However, the two countries, which differ in many respects, are still far from a true partnership.

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Towards new development paths

What do Lauchhammer in Brandenburg, Sweden's northernmost city Kiruna and Tatabánya in Hungary have in common?

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Book a Scientist – Speed Dating with Science

At "Book a Scientist" on March 18, interested people have the opportunity to exchange ideas online with experts from the Leibniz Association, including five colleagues from the IfL.

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Diesel instead of wire

"Everyone is electrifying - but Moscow is abolishing the legendary trolleybuses" was the headline in "Stern" magazine on 4 December 2020. Why was the world's largest trolleybus network shut down?

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