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Augmented Cities Conference - Date of Submission prolongued

Proposals can be submitted until 17th February.

Further information

The Berlin Institute for Migration and Integration Studies and the Institute for European Ethnology at Humboldt University invite paper proposals for our upcoming conference Augmented Cities – Where did the night go? The conference focuses on technology, labour and the transformation of the urban night in digital times.


Themes might include, but are not limited to:


  • Urban development and the 24h city
  • Platform labour and digital night workers
  • Light pollution, expansion of digital nocturnal infrastructures
  • Sleep patterns and use of technology (measured sleep, sleep tracking)
  • Global inequalities of time / space
  • Transformations of nocturnal spaces through digitalization
  • Nocturnal use of Social Media
  • Cultural expressions and narratives of the night/24h city
  • Digital extensions of night-time venues


We invite paper and poster submissions, and other formats (e.g. art practice and documentation, graphic and design practice).


Proposed papers should include:

  • -  abstract (max. 300 words)
  • -  biographical note (continuous text, max. 200 words)
  • -  full address und e-mail address

The abstract of the suggested paper should contain a separate paragraph explaining how and (if applicable) to which element(s) or question(s) of the Call for Papers the submitted paper refers. The short CV should give information on the applicant’s contributions to the field and specify (if applicable) relevant publications. For the purpose of information, applicants are invited to attach a copy of one of these publications to their application.

Proposals to be addressed to Manuela Bojadžijev and Laura-Solmaz Litschel: and

            TIME SCHEDULE

Prolonged submission of proposals: by 17th February 2021

Notification of acceptance: 01th March 2021



Manuela Bojadžijev, Humboldt University Berlin
Laura-Solmaz Litschel, Humboldt University Berlin