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The Centre for Mobilities and Urban Studies (C-MUS) at Aalborg University is a trans-disciplinary research collaboration between mobility researchers from the Humanities Faculty, Social Science Faculty and the Engineering and Science Faculty at Aalborg University. In this blog you will find everything related to C-MUS.

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Master in Mobilities and Urban Studies

26.06.2013 • By C-MUS • C-MUS Newsfeed

Check out our new 2 year master programme in Mobilities & Urban Studies at the Department of Architecture, Design & Media Technology at Aalborg University in Denmark. The programme aims at educating students for a new, cross-disciplinary profession within mobilities that can contribute to handling the growing challenges facing society, businesses and individuals in relation to the development [...]

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Tracking, Surveillance and the City - C-MUS seminar, May 9 2014

10.04.2014 • By Ole B Jensen • C-MUS Newsfeed

Center for Mobilties and Urban Studies (C-MUS) and the Research Cluster for Mobility and Tracking Technology (MoTT) in collaboration with the Center for STS, Aarhus University cordially invites you to a research seminar on; Tracking, Surveillance and the City Theme and background: Recent developments within surveillance technologies and their application in urban spaces necessitate new [...]

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Mobilities & Design Workshop (CeMore, Lancaster, UK), April 29-30 2014

28.03.2014 • By Ole B Jensen • C-MUS Newsfeed, Mobilities Design Group

C-MUS co-organizes a two-day conference on Mobilities and Design at the Center for Mobilities Research (CeMore), Lancaster University. For more information please check out the workshop link: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/events/mobilities-and-design/index.htm Kind regards Ole B. Jensen (co-organizer)

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The Meaning of Moving 13 - Staging Mobilities Video Conference at Mobile Lives Forum

05.03.2014 • By Ole B Jensen • C-MUS Newsfeed, Uncategorized

Watch this new video conference on ‘Staging Mobilities’ at the website of the French ‘Mobile Lives Forum’. In this 20 minute presentation I explain in more detail how to apply the ‘Staging Mobilities’ framework in the analysis of concrete examples of everyday life mobilities: http://en.forumviesmobiles.org/video/2014/03/04/staging-mobilities-2213 The video conference is the first out of three recorded [...]

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C-MUS Brown Bag and MDG Seminar series 2014

03.02.2014 • By admin • C-MUS Newsfeed, Mobilities Design Group

Hi everyone! We have an exciting series of C-MUS Brown Bags and Mobilities Design Group Seminars for you this spring.   Brown Bags (for more download the full program) 20 feb: Linear Mobilities – Aalborg’s Bicycle Commuter Route 100 27 mar: Attention switches in real-world urban environment: Engaging with the city perceptually 23 apr: Transformation as a Mobile Gesture through [...]

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MDG Seminar: The Escalator

15.05.2014 13:00 • By admin • 

MDG seminar spring 2014: The Escalator Time: 15th May 2014 Place: Pejsestuen, Gammel Torv This seminar explores the development and importance of a key technology for building tall and dense buildings and transit spaces, namely the escalator. We discuss the influence of the escalator as a key example of mobilities design on various sites such as shopping [...]

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MDG Seminar: Mobilities Design and the notion of ‘affordance’

20.03.2014 13:00 • By admin • 

MDG seminar spring 2014: Mobilities Design and the notion of ‘affordance’ Time: 20th March 2014 Place: Pejsestuen, Gammel Torv In this seminar we will discuss the notion of ‘affordance’ by Gibson in order to explore its usability in mobilities design analysis and research. The seminar is organized as a “study circle” and will take point of [...]

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MDG Seminar: The Grammar of the Motorway

19.02.2014 13:00 • By admin • 

MDG seminar spring 2014: The Grammar of the Motorway Time: 19th February 2014 Place: Pejsestuen, Gammel Torv This seminar put special focus on the motorway and its design principles. Urban designer Peter Frost Møller from NIRAS will to present his lecture ‘The Grammar of the Motorway’ reviewing Dutch motorway design and other contemporary cases. Please [...]

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BB14: Mobilities History – what is it, and what could it be?

06.06.2014 12:00 • By admin • 

June 6: Mobilities History – what is it, and what could it be? Speaker: Associate Professor Claus Lassen (claus@create.aau.dk), Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, AAU Abstract: This presentation is an open invitation to discuss how a scoped and focused theme of historic research within mobilities may be framed. The presentation is connected to [...]

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BB14: Mobilities Futures and the City (MFC). Towards a reflexive methodology for urban planning in the mobile risk society

27.05.2014 12:00 • By admin • 

May 27: Mobilities Futures and the City (MFC). Towards a reflexive methodology for urban planning in the mobile risk society Speaker: Professor Sven Kesselring (sven@plan.aau.dk), Department of Planning and Development, AAU Abstract: MFC is a research project on how it is possible to integrate different disciplines and rationalities about the future of urban mobility and how [...]

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BB14: A genealogy of induced traffic and Danish transport project evaluation practice

05.05.2014 12:00 • By admin • 

May 5: A genealogy of induced traffic and Danish transport project evaluation practice Speaker: PhD, Jeppe Astrup Andersen, Department of Planning, jeppe@plan.aau.dk Abstract: The issue of induced traffic has often been neglected within contemporary Danish transport project evaluation practice. Even though this generates biased assessments of environmental and health impacts, this simplification is, somehow, accepted [...]

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