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History and Theory of the City

Prof. Dr. Monika Grubbauer

The Chair in History and Theory of the City explores the historical development of cities and urban societies and the related economic, social and cultural processes of urban transformation from an interdisciplinary and international perspective and with a special focus on the role of urban design and planning in these processes.

Forschung | Research

Ongoing and completed research projects, PhD supervision

Personen | Staff

Professor, research assistants, visiting researchers und student assistants

Lehre | Teaching

Courses, student projects, and a selection of theses topics

Archiv | Archive

Past conferences, workshops, lectures, events, and department news

Kontakt | Contact

Professur Geschichte und Theorie der Stadt

Prof. Dr. Monika Grubbauer

HafenCity University Hamburg
Überseeallee 16 | Raum 4126
Tel: (0049 40) 42827-5223
Mail: Monika.Grubbauer(at)hcu-hamburg.de

Ofiice hours: Tueasdays 09.00-11.00 (by arrangement)


Post-Conflict Cities

16 January 2019, 10.15
Hörsaal 150
Suncana Laketa is going to speak about the material and emotional landscapes of daily life in "Post-Conflict Cities".

Across Across Theory and Practice: Thinking Through Urban Research

How does theory relate to practice? How should practice inform theory? Internationally renowned and younger scholars discuss these questions in the new book, edited by Monika Grubbauer and Kate Shaw.


HafenCity University Hamburg
Überseeallee 16 | Raum 4.126
Tel: (0049 40) 42827-5223

Office hours

Tuesdays 09.00-11.00
(by arrangement)

Equal opportunities