Urban and Population Geography working group

Research Projects

Research Focus

  • transformation processes in cities, retail research (discounters, supermarkets, shopping centres), housing segregation, urban governance, city marketing, events and festivals, big data, discourse and video analysis

Regional Focus

  • Southern Africa, Germany, New Federal States, Western Europe


Developments in Post-Apartheid City (1998-2001) (together with J. Bähr)
South African Cities (2004-2007) (together with J. Bähr)
Discount surveys (duration 2010-2012)
Supply gaps or food deserts in Germany: food retailing in the periphery (2015-2018)