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Walking as a Metaphor

COVID Pandemic and the Politics of Mobility

Avishek Ray

:// . 15 Drawing on the notion of the sublime, several pedestrian trails across the world are evocatively named “Philosopher's Walk.” Among them, one in Kyoto, Japan, and another in Heidelberg, Germany, are particularly popular

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Eirini Kasioumi, Anna Plyushteva, Talya Zemach-Bersin, Kathleen F. Oswald, Molly Sauter, Alexandra Ganser, Mustafa Ahmed Khan, Natasha Raheja, Harry Oosterhuis, and Benjamin Fraser

specific case study) hold the most value to a wider audience. For instance, chapter 3 focuses on the element of design through many examples, including the Trabant, a fiberglass-bodied car that made sense in the closed environment of East Germany but

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Holly Thorpe

other SDP programs operating in the contemporary neoliberal context. 41 Skateistan receives funding from an array of foreign embassies (i.e., Denmark, Germany, and Norway), with further assistance from private donations and fund-raisers. However, to

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The Algorithmics and Biopolitics of Race in Emerging Smart Border Practices and Technologies

Tamara Vukov

Detection: The Mathematization of the Abnormal in the Metadata Society,” panel presentation at Transmediale Festival, Berlin, Germany, January 29, 2015. 54 Vukov and Sheller, “Border Work.” 55 Lisa Nakamura, “The Socioalgorithmics of Race: Sorting It Out

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Mobile Disasters

Catastrophes in the Age of Manufactured Uncertainty

Steve Matthewman

(Oslofjorden), and the next year on the coasts of Sweden, Holland, and Germany. By 2007, it was in the Gulf of Finland, the Bothnian Sea, and the Gulf of Gdansk. 60 In Gershwin’s estimation, Mnemiopsis ’s proliferation in the Black Sea is among “the world

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Trending Transfers

A Decade of New Mobility Studies through the Lens of Transmodality, Transnationalism, and Transdisciplinarity

Gijs Mom

from Australia and Heike Weber from Germany were present in Wales as well, helping us to cement a form of interdisciplinarity that included media studies as well as settler colonialism. 6 Colin Divall, who had incited transport historians to undertake

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Masculinity and Autonomous Vehicles

A Degendered or Resegregated Future System of Automobility?

Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström

’s work on masculinity in the German media discourse on automated driving. 10 She argues that autonomous cars might be considered a “game changer” that puts masculinity in danger, not least when considering control, self-determination, and driving fun as

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Beth Gutelius, Janet Gibson, Dhan Zunino Singh, Steven J. Gold, Alexandra Portmann, Peter Cox, Rudi Volti, Adrian Drummond-Cole, and Steven D. Spalding

. While M. A. Katritzky traces medieval folly iconography (e.g., we-three tradition) in representations on stage, Pavel Drábek analyzes the similarities between German, Czech, and English early modern drama. Even though there are no direct influences, he

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Dhan Zunino Singh

tramways in Germany during World War II. 64 But what we see here it is a normalization of a form of abuse. Although practices and meanings change over time, this case study shows the persistence of certain abusive practices that female passengers once went

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Organic Vehicles and Passengers

The Tsetse Fly as Transient Analytical Workspace

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

, millennia, or millions of years. Back to Tsetse: Is This “Can the Mosquito Speak 2.0”? It is the summer of 1942. World War II is raging in North Africa. Two forces invade Egypt, one human (the German army), another insect (anopheles mosquito, carrier