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Dr. Sandra Jasper

Lupe [1]

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Center for Metropolitan Studies
TU Berlin
Hardenbergstraße 16-18
HBS-6
10623 Berlin

sandra.jasper@metropolitanstudies.de [2]

  • Resarch Focus
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Fellowships and grants
  • Publications
  • Film
  • Presentations (selection)

Resarch Focus

Urban and cultural geography
Wastelands and urban nature
Multi-sensory cities
Gender and geography
Experimental methodologies (film and sound recording)

Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications

2015
PhD in Geography, University College London, UK

2008
Magister in Geography and Gender Studies, Humboldt University Berlin


Career

2015-2019
Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Post-doctoral Research Associate: ERC-funded project Rethinking Urban Nature

2014-2015
Department of Geography, University College London
Research Associate: ERC-funded project Rethinking Urban Nature

Fellowships and grants

2018
Graham Foundation publication grant for Experimental Fields: A Cultural History of West Berlin (forthcoming)

2010
Central Research Fund, University of London

2009 and 2010
Research Projects Fund, University College London

2009
Graduate Research Scholarship for Cross-Disciplinary Training, UCL Bartlett School of Architecture

2008-2012
Doctoral Studentship, UCL Urban Laboratory, University College London

Publications

Monographs

Jasper, S., Experimental fields: A cultural history of West Berlin (forthcoming).


Edited books

Gandy, M. and Jasper, S., The botanical city (Berlin: Jovis, 2019).


Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Jasper, S. 2019 “Acoustic ecologies: Architecture, nature, and modernist experimentation in West Berlin,” Annals of the American Association of Geographers (forthcoming).

Jasper, S. 2019 “Capturing Brachen: A geographical journey into filmmaking,” The AAG Review of Books 7(3), pp. 215–217.

Jasper, S. 2019 “Patina: A Profane Archaeology: Commentary by Sandra Jasper, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK,” The AAG Review of Books 7(2), pp. 118–120.

Jasper, S. 2018 “Sonic refugia: Nature, noise-abatement, and landscape design in West Berlin,” The Journal of Architecture 23(6), pp. 936–960.

Gandy, M. and Jasper, S. 2017 “Geography, materialism, and the neo-vitalist turn,” Dialogues in Human Geography 7(2), pp. 140–144.


Chapters in books

Jasper, S. 2019 “Acoustic botany: Listening to nature in a former airfield,” in Gandy, M. and Jasper, S. (eds.) The botanical city (Berlin: Jovis, forthcoming).

Gandy, M. and Jasper, S. 2019 “Introduction: The city as botanical field,” in Gandy, M. and Jasper, S. (eds.) The botanical city (Berlin: Jovis, forthcoming).

Jasper, S. 2014 “Acoustic ecology: Hans Scharoun and modernist experimentation in West Berlin,” in Gandy, M. & Nilsen, B.J. (eds.) The acoustic city (Berlin: Jovis), pp. 145–155.

Jasper, S. 2013 “Architecture for expanded listening: Hans Scharoun’s Philharmonie in Berlin,” in Cascella D. & Inverni, P. (eds.) What matters now? (What can’t you hear?), Noch Publishing [ebook].

Jasper, S. 2011 “Phantom limbs: Encountering the hidden spaces of West Berlin,” in Gandy, M. (ed.) Urban constellations (Berlin: Jovis), pp. 153–157.


Book reviews

Jasper, S., 2018. “Urban memory and visual culture in Berlin: Framing the asynchronous city, 1957–2012 by Simon Ward,” German Studies Review 41(1), pp. 205–207.

Jasper, S., 2017. “Metropolitan preoccupations: The spatial politics of squatting in Berlin by Alexander Vasudevan,” Cultural Geographies 24, pp. 505–506.


Other publications

Jasper, S. 2018 “Ecological cadences,” in Natura Urbana: The Brachen of Berlin (DVD booklet), pp. 7–10.

Film

2017
Co-producer and co-author of Natura Urbana |The Brachen of Berlin (dir. by Matthew Gandy, UK/Germany, 2017, 72 mins).
www.naturaurbana.org [3]

Presentations (selection)

2019
“Sounding wastelands,” presentation for the session “Losing or Gaining Hope in the Apocalypse: Pre-/Peri-/Post-Apocalyptic Imaginaries in the Anthropocene” at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London, UK, 28-30 August 2019.


2018
“Experimental fields: Sound, ecology, and urban wastelands,” invited presentation for the Ecologizing Urban Ontologies in the Anthropocene workshop, Rachel Carson Center and Technical University of Munich, Germany, 17-18 November 2018.

“Cinematic soundscapes,” invited presentation for the Film as Method in the Geo-Humanities workshop, University of Cambridge, 9-10 October 2018.

“Lively matter, critical inertia? Reflections on the neovitalist turn in geography,” presentation at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, 9-15 April 2018.

Panelist for “Author Meets Critics: Shannon Dawdy's Patina: A Profane Archaeology” at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, 9-15 April 2018.

Architecture, Geo-Politics and Scientific Knowledge workshop, co-organized with Maros Krivy, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, 24 January 2018.


2017
“Vibrating worlds: Sound, nature, and the permeable subject,” presentation at the Imagining infrastructures: Space, subject, and affect workshop, funded by the British Academy, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, 8 March 2017.

“Sonic refugia: Nature, architecture, and landscape design in West Berlin,” presentation at the Epistemes of Modern Acoustics lecture series, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany, 14 February 2017.


2016
“Biocentric geographies? Feminist theory and the neo-vitalist turn” presentation at the Geography and Neo-vitalism workshop, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, 23 November 2016.

“Laborinsel: West Berlin as an experimental city,” lecture given at the Critical Urban Ecology Symposium 2016, University of Brighton, UK, 22 February 2016.


2015
“Cultural and scientific experimentation in West Berlin,” presentation at the Nordic Geographers Meeting, Tallinn, Estonia, 15-19 June 2015.

“Acoustic City: Zur Rolle von Klang, Musik, und Lärm in der Erfahrung und Produktion von Städten,” public lecture for the Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning, BTU Cottbus, Germany, 8 June 2015.

Panelist for “The Acoustic City: Exploring Geographies of Sound,” panel session at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Chicago, USA, 21-25 April 2015.


2014
“Akustische Ökologie: Experimentierfeld West Berlin,” presentation at the Wastelands symposium, University of the Arts, Berlin, 13 June 2014.


2013
“Engineering sound: Modernist architecture and acoustic design in postwar Berlin,” presentation at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London, UK, 28-31 August 2013.

“Acoustic ecology: Hans Scharoun and modernist experimentation in West Berlin,” presentation at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, USA, 9-13 April 2013.


2012
“‘The sound of Berlin,” public talk for Touch invites ... an evening of talks & performances, curated by London-based audio-visual organisation Touch at Café Oto, in London, UK, 17 July 2012.


2011
Panelist for “Cultural landscapes of Boom and Bust,” part of the AHRC-funded project Creative City Limits, University College London, UK, 1 June 2011.

“Phantom limbs: Subterranean Berlin,” paper presented at The 9th Annual Conference of the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility’, Berlin, Germany, 6 October 2011.

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