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Senior Lecturer

Dr. Joachim Thiel

 

HCU Hamburg 
Urban and Regional Economics

Überseeallee 16
D-20457 Hamburg

5th Floor | Room 5006a
Phone: +49(0)40/42827-4556
Email: Joachim.Thiel(at)hcu-hamburg.de

Large-Scale Projects as Innovation Drivers in the Construction Industry
Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Landesforschungsförderung
 | Anschubförderung, 2017-2020
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher (speaker), Dr. Joachim Thiel (coordinator), Prof. Dr. Monika Grubbauer, Prof. Dr. Annette Bögle (all HCU Hamburg), Prof. Dr. Cornelius Herstatt, Dr. Stephan Buse (TU Hamburg-Harburg)
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Smart cities: The Standardization of Cities? 
German Research Foundation, 2018-2021

Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Dr. Joachim Thiel, Filipe Mello Rose
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Learning through Rare Events: Learning from the Past and Anticipating the Future: The Case of the London Olympics 2012
German Research Foundation, 2012-2013
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Dr. Joachim Thiel

Temporalization of Space (VERA)
Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 2004-2007
Prof. Dr. Dieter Läpple (TUHH), Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mückenberger, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Oßenbrügge (University of Hamburg)

Work Patterns in New Media
European Social Fund, 2001-2003
Prof. Dr. Dieter Läpple (Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg - TUHH)

Knowledge Based Business Services and Metropolitan Regions – the Case of West German Advertising
Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, 1997-2001
PhD Project

The Internationalization of the Clothing Industry: Case Studies at the Interface between Germany and Portugal
European Union, HCM-Program, 1996-4/1997
Prof. Dr. Klaus Kunzmann (University of Dortmund), Prof. Dr. Jorge Gaspar (University of Lisbon)

2021, edited with V. Dimitrova and J. Ruge, Constructing Innovation. Large-Scale Projects as Innovation Drivers in the Construction Industry.  Perspectives in Metropolitan Research, No. 7. Berlin: Jovis-Verlag.

2021, with J. Dreher, “Exceptional Architecture Projects and the Geographies of Innovation in Construction. The Case of the Elbphilharmonie.” In: European Planning Studies. Online First, doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2021.1951176

2020, „Digitale Stadt. Stadtentwicklung vom Labor zum Feldversuch“. In: Wüstenrot-Stiftung, ed., Bedingt planbar. Städtebau und Stadtentwicklung in Deutschland und Europa. Ludwigsburg: Wüstenrot-Stiftung, pp. 236-243.

2020, with G. Grabher, „Innovation und Pfadabhängigkeit. Selbst induzierte Schocks und ihre Konsequenzen“. In: I. Breckner, A. Göschel and U. Matthiesen, eds., Stadtsoziologie und Stadtentwicklung. Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 255-765.

2017, „Nahendes Ende oder neuer Anfang? Die Bedeutung des Hamburger Nein für Olympische Spiele und ihre künftigen Austragungsstädte“. In: Förster, J., Hebel-Seeger, A., Horky, T., Schulke, H.-J., eds., Sport und Stadtentwicklung. Aachen: Meyer & Meyer, pp. 182-201. (link to the book)

2015, (with G. Grabher), Perspectives in Metropolitan Research: Self-Induced Shocks: Mega-Projects and Urban Development. Berlin: Jovis.

2015, (with G. Grabher, C. Engelbrecht), "Urban Mega-Projects as Self-Induced Shocks: Introduction to the Collection". In: Grabher, G., Thiel, J., eds., Perspectives in Metropolitan Research: Self-Induced Shocks: Mega-Projects and Urban Development. Berlin: Jovis, pp. 9-15.

2015, (with G. Grabher), "Mobilizing Action, Incorporating Doubt: London's Reflexive Strategy of Hosting the Olympic Games 2012". In: Grabher, G., Thiel, J., eds., Perspectives in Metropolitan Research: Self-Induced Shocks: Mega-Projects and Urban Development. Berlin: Jovis, pp. 99-117.

2015, "Creative Cities and the Reflexivity of the Urban Creative Economy". In: European Urban and Regional Studies: 1-14.

2015, (with G. Grabher), "Crossing Boundaries: Exploring the London Olympics 2012 as a Field-Configuring Event". In: Industry & Innovation 22(3): 229-249.

2015, (with G. Grabher), "Projects, People, Professions: Trajectories of Learning through a Mega-Event (the London 2012 Case)". In: Geoforum 65: 328-337.

2014, (with G. Grabher), "Coping with a Self-Induced Shock: The Heterarchic Organization of the London Olympic Games 2012". In: Social Sciences 3: 527–548. (download)

2011, "Hoffnungsträger Kreativität? Ambivalenzen einer Sozialökonomie der kreativen Stadt." In: Herrmann, H., Keller, C., Neef, R., Ruhne, R., eds., Die Besonderheit des Städtischen. Entwicklungslinien der Stadt(soziologie), Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 105-123. [more information]

2010, (with D. Läpple, A. Soyka, H. Stohr), “Raum-Zeit-Politik als Stimulation von Stadtgesellschaft: Das Realexperiment in der Hamburger HafenCity“. In: Läpple, D., Mückenberger, U., Oßenbrügge, J., eds., Zeiten und Räume der Stadt – Theorie und Praxis. Leverkusen: Verlag Barbara Budrich, pp. 131-158.

2010, “Arbeitsmärkte als lokale Anker der Wissens- und Kreativökonomie – das Beispiel der deutschen Werbewirtschaft“. In: Roost, F, ed., Metropolen in der Wissensökonomie. Detmold: Verlag Dorothea Rohn.

2009, (with O. Ibert), “Situierte Analyse, dynamische Räumlichkeiten: Ausgangspunkte, Perspektiven und Potentiale einer Zeitgeographie der wissensbasierten Ökonomie’. In: Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, 59(4): 209-223.

2008, [printed 2010] “Lokale Dimensionen der Entgrenzung von Arbeit: ein arbeitsgeographischer Blick auf die Kultur- und Medienwirtschaft“. In: Geographische Zeitschrift, 96(1-2): 62-77.

2007, “Der räumliche Strukturwandel der (west-)deutschen Werbewirtschaft: Arbeitsmärkte als lokale Anker der Kreativökonomie?“. In: Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, 57(1): 31-45.

2005, Creativity and Space: Labour and the Restructuring of the German Advertising Industry. Aldershot: Ashgate.

2005, “Reading the Territorial Restructuring of Business Services as an Innovation Process – the Case of German Advertising”. In: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 29(3): 564-580.

2000, (with E. Brito Henriques), “The Cultural Economy of Cities: a Comparative Study of the Audiovisual Sector in Hamburg and Lisbon”. In: European Urban and Regional Studies, 7(3): 255-271.

since 7/2010 | Senior Lecturer in Urban and Regional Economics | HafenCity University

2006-2010 | Head of Strategic Development Unit | Presidential Office | HafenCity University

2008-2009 | Professor of Urban and Regional Economic Studies (on a fill-in basis) | HafenCity University

1997-2006 | Lecturer in Urban and Regional Economic Studies | Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg

2003 | PhD in Urban and Regional Economic Studies (with distinction) | Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg

1996-1997 | Human Capital and Mobility Fellow | University of Lisbon, Centre for Geographical Studies

1989-1996 | Dipl.-Ing. in Urban and Regional Planning | University of Dortmund