Habitat Unit

Senior Researcher

Dr. Nadine Appelhans

Nadine Appelhans

nadine.appelhans@tu-dortmund.de

Room 624 (A 53)
T + 49 – 30 – 314 – 27391

Curriculum Vitae

Nadine Appelhans is a post-doctoral researcher at the Habitat Unit. She studied Urban Planning at the HafenCity University in Hamburg. In 2016, Nadine received her doctoral degree for the dissertation, “Urban Planning and Everyday Urbanisation: A Case Study of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia”, also at HafenCity University. Here she was engaged in teaching in the bachelor’s and master’s programmes in Urban Planning. She was a researcher at the Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) (2014-15), and a post-doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Spatial Planning at the TU Dortmund (2015-2021). She conducted research on transport and mobility in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya within the DFG Special Priority Programme on Creativity and Adaptability in African Cities (SPP 1448) by the German Research Foundation. She was part of the research project ‚Open City’, funded by the Robert-Bosch-Foundation. In Dortmund she also taught on the master’s and bachelor’s courses in Spatial Planning.

Nadine Appelhans’ research focuses on urbanisation, informal urban development, African cities and urban mobility studies. Her work has been published widely. She is a board member of the TRIALOG Association for Planning and Building in the Developing World.

Education+

2016
PhD in Urban Planning at HafenCity University.
Thesis: Urban planning and everyday urbanisation - A case study on Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Dieter Läpple (Chair of International Urban Studies, HCU) and Prof. Dr. Einhard Schmidt-Kallert (Chair of International Planning Studies, TU Dortmund).

2004 – 2005
Erasmus scholarship at Escuela Technica Superior de Architectura, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.

2001- 2008
Diploma of Engineering in Urban Planning at HafenCity University, Hamburg.

2016

PhD in Urban Planning at HafenCity University.

Thesis: Urban planning and everyday urbanisation - A case study on Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Dieter Läpple (Chair of International Urban Studies, HCU) and Prof. Dr. Einhard Schmidt-Kallert (Chair of International Planning Studies, TU Dortmund).

 

2004 – 2005

Erasmus scholarship at Escuela Technica Superior de Architectura, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.

 

2001- 2008

Diploma of Engineering in Urban Planning at HafenCity University, Hamburg.

Employment History+

2021-ongoing  
Senior Researcher
Project Wits-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab, Habitat Unit, TU Berlin

2015-2021
Post-Doc at the Faculty of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund University.

2014 – 2015
Research Associate at the German Institute of Urban Affairs (difu), Berlin.

2012 – 2013
Lecturer in the Bachelor programme of Urban Planning at HafenCity University.

Research Projects+

since 2021
Post-Doc researcher in the Wits-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab
DAAD funded research project
Habitat Unit, TU Berlin, School of Architecture and Planning at University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Faculty of Environmental Sciences at the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
In cooperation with Lucas Elsner and Prof. Dr. Philipp Misselwitz at TU Berlin.

2017 – 2021
Open City - Perspectives, Methods, Instruments. TU Dortmund, Department of Urban and Regional Sociology in cooperation with TU Braunschweig and the German Institute of Urban Affairs. Research project funded by the Robert-Bosch-Foundation

2015 – 2017
Post-Doc researcher: ‚Translating urban infrastructure ideals and planning models - Adaptation and Creativity in Urban Energy Systems and Urban Public Transportation Systems in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam’. With Prof. Sabine Baumgart, Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Tu Dortmund and Prof. Jochen Monstadt at the University of Utrecht.

2014 – 2015
Research associate: ‚Modellregionen Elektromobilität - Themenfeld Stadtentwicklung und Verkehr‘ accompanying research at the German Institute of Urban Affairs (difu). Funded by the Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
(BMVI).

Research associate: ‚KURAS - Konzepte für urbane Regenwasserbewirtschaftung und Abwassersysteme‘ at the German Institute of Urban Affairs (difu). Funded by the Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

Teaching Activities+

WS 2018-SS2019
Supervisor of the undergraduate project-course “Räume der Integration” at TU Dortmund. With Katrin Gliemann.


SS 2018
Supervisor of the undergraduate project-course ‘Integrieren, aber wo? Potentiale unterschiedlicher Stadttypen bei der Unterbringung von Geflüchteten’. TU Dortmund University. With Katrin Gliemann and Anne-Katrin Kühn.


WS 2017/18
Advisor of the graduate project-course ‘Wandel der Geschäftsstraßen und Versorgungsstrukturen in Berlin: Veränderungen und Anforderungen durch Digitalisierung und Transnationalität’ with Nina Hangebruch, TU Dortmund University.

WS 2016 - SS 2018
Advisor of the undergraduate project-course ‘Public transportation in a growing city - A case study of Kisumu, Kenya’ with Alexander Reichert, TU Dortmund University.

WS 2012-SS2013
Supervisor of the undergraduate project-course ‘Taxi! Bedeutung und Innovationspotential eines Verkehrsmittels in der Stadt. HafenCity University.

WS 2018/2019
Scientific Colloquium for PhD students, Chair for International Urbanism and Design, TU Berlin

WS 2016/2017- WS2017/2018
Co-supervisor with the Department of Urban and Regional Planning for the Bachelor- and Master- Colloquium, TU Dortmund University.

March 2021
Teaching fellow ‘Self-help building’ in the ‘International week‚ VII Seminário Internacional de Projeto Urbano’’ at the Escola da Cidade, São Paulo, Brasil for students from Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Assisted by Arch. Eduardo Ferroni and Arch. Josep Pons.

SS 2010
Co-lecturer HafenCity University.
Seminar: ‘Informelle Stadtentwicklung aus transnationaler Perspektive’. With Prof. Dr. Dieter Läpple.

Publications+

Books
Appelhans, Nadine (2017): Urban Planning and Everyday Urbanisation. A case study on Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Transcript, Bielefeld (Urban Studies).

Editorships
Appelhans, Nadine; Scholz, Wolfgang; Baumgart, Sabine (Hrsg.) (2020): Transport Planning and Mo- bility in Urban East Africa. London, New York: Routledge (Routledge Studies in African Geography).

Appelhans, Nadine; Abou Jaoude, Grace; Carlow, Vanessa Miriam; Mumm, Olaf; Murad, Majd; Schrö- der-Esselbach, Boris; Jan Hendrick Trapp (Hrsg.) (2020): Open City. Trialog Journal for Planning and Building in a Global Context, Heft 1/2019 (136).

Appelhans, Nadine; Gies, Jürgen; Klein-Hitpaß, Anne (Hg.) (2016): Elektromobilität: im Spannungsfeld technologischer Innovation, kommunaler Planung und gesellschaftlicher Akzeptanz. 1. Edition. Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik (Difu Impulse, 2016-1).

Book contributions
Appelhans, Nadine; Bwire Magina, Fredrick (2020): Adaptability, Decarbonisation and Accessibility: Challenges for Integrative Transport Planning in Dar es Salaam. In: Appelhans, Nadine; Scholz, Wolfgang; Baumgart, Sabine (Eds.) (2020): Transport Planning and Mobility in Urban East Africa. London, New York: Routledge (Routledge Studies in African Geography). S.81-100

Appelhans, Nadine; Baumgart, Sabine (2019): Power-shifts in the organisational landscapes of transport provision - The introduction of BRT in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. In Carlos Nunez Silva (Ed.): Routledge Handbook of Urban Planning in Africa. London/New York: Routledge. S.308-319
Beckmann, Klaus J.; Appelhans, Nadine (2016): Leitbilder der Stadtentwicklung und Wechselwirkungen mit der Elektromobilität. In Nadine Appelhans, Jürgen Gies, Anne Klein-Hitpaß (Eds.): Elektromobilität: im Spannungsfeld technologischer Innovation, kommunaler Planung und gesellschaftlicher Ak- zeptanz. 1. Auflage. Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik (Difu Impulse, 2016-1).

Appelhans, Nadine (2011): Livelihood transformation and the Ethiopian urbanisation process in the Lake Tana Region. In: Getie Gelaye (Hg.): Conference Proceedings „International Workshop: Launch- ing of Amhara Region Culture and Development Research Centre’’. Bahir Dar University Press.

Appelhans, Nadine (2009): Housing Ethiopia. In: Angélil, Marc; Hebel, Dirk (Hg.): Quo Vadis? Addis / Ethiopia. An urban design manual. ETH Zürich, pp. 106–107.

Refereed articles
Appelhans, Nadine; Hanke, Stefanie; Klein-Hitpaß, Anne (2017): Elektromobilität - Ansätze für kommunale Planungsverfahren. In: Handbuch kommunale Verkehrsplanung. VDE Verlag, Offenbach.

Other articles and publications
Abou Jaoude, Grace; Appelhans, Nadine; Carlow, Vanessa Miriam; Mumm, Olaf; Murad, Majd; Schrö- der, Boris; Trapp, Jan Hendrick (2020): An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Open City, derived from the research project Open City: Theories, Perspectives, Instruments. In Nadine Appel-hans, Grace Abou Jaoude, Vanessa Miriam Carlow, Olaf Mumm, Majd Murad, Boris Schröder-Esselbach, Jan Hendrick Trapp (Eds.): Open City. Trialog Journal for Planning and Building in a Global Context, Heft 1/2019 (136), S. 41–46.

Nadine Appelhans (2019): Tanzania's Informal Economy: The Micro-Politics of Street Vending (Politics and Society in Urban Africa), by Alexis Malefakis, zed books. In Trialog Journal for Planning and Build- ing in a Global Context, Heft 134, Vol.3 /2018

Appelhans, Nadine (2018): Placing Everyday Urbanisation at the Heart of Ethiopian Urban Policy. In Trialog Journal for Planning and Building in a Global Context, Heft 130/131 Vol.3-4/2017, S. 56–62.
Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur (BMVI) (Hrsg.), Autoren: Klein-Hitpaß, Anne; Appelhans, Nadine; Gies, Jürgen; Hanke, Stefanie; Aichinger, Wolfgang; Gerlach, Julian; Warnecke, Thomas (2015): Elektromobilität in der kommunalen Umsetzung: Strategien und planerische Instrumente. Berlin.

Appelhans, Nadine (2014): Plant a tomato and a potato might come out: Ethiopia’s urban development challenges. Blogpost verfügbar auf https://www.urbanafrica.net/urban-voices/8831/

Appelhans, Nadine (2014): Möglichkeiten der Integration informeller Urbanisierung in die formelle Stadtentwicklung: Lernen vom globalen Süden. In: Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR): Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, Heft 2/ 2014 ‘‘Informeller Urbanismus’’.

Appelhans, Nadine (2011): The State of Exception. Vereinbarkeit von informeller Stadtentwicklung und institutioneller Planung. In: Polis - Magazin für Urban Development s02, pp. 76–79.

Appelhans, Nadine (2010): Improvisierte Stadt? Urbanisierung in Äthiopien. Zuerst erschienen im Spacemag, H. 2, S. 74–79. Reprint in fool on the hill (13), pp. 52–57.

Books

 

Appelhans, Nadine (2017): Urban Planning and Everyday Urbanisation. A case study on Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Transcript, Bielefeld (Urban Studies).

 

Editorships

Appelhans, Nadine; Scholz, Wolfgang; Baumgart, Sabine (Hrsg.) (2020): Transport Planning and Mo- bility in Urban East Africa. London, New York: Routledge (Routledge Studies in African Geography).

 

Appelhans, Nadine; Abou Jaoude, Grace; Carlow, Vanessa Miriam; Mumm, Olaf; Murad, Majd; Schrö- der-Esselbach, Boris; Jan Hendrick Trapp (Hrsg.) (2020): Open City. Trialog Journal for Planning and Building in a Global Context, Heft 1/2019 (136).

 

Appelhans, Nadine; Gies, Jürgen; Klein-Hitpaß, Anne (Hg.) (2016): Elektromobilität: im Spannungsfeld technologischer Innovation, kommunaler Planung und gesellschaftlicher Akzeptanz. 1. Edition. Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik (Difu Impulse, 2016-1).

 

Book contributions

Appelhans, Nadine; Bwire Magina, Fredrick (2020): Adaptability, Decarbonisation and Accessibility: Challenges for Integrative Transport Planning in Dar es Salaam. In: Appelhans, Nadine; Scholz, Wolfgang; Baumgart, Sabine (Eds.) (2020): Transport Planning and Mobility in Urban East Africa. London, New York: Routledge (Routledge Studies in African Geography). S.81-100

 

Appelhans, Nadine; Baumgart, Sabine (2019): Power-shifts in the organisational landscapes of transport provision - The introduction of BRT in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. In Carlos Nunez Silva (Ed.): Routledge Handbook of Urban Planning in Africa. London/New York: Routledge. S.308-319

Beckmann, Klaus J.; Appelhans, Nadine (2016): Leitbilder der Stadtentwicklung und Wechselwirkungen mit der Elektromobilität. In Nadine Appelhans, Jürgen Gies, Anne Klein-Hitpaß (Eds.): Elektromobilität: im Spannungsfeld technologischer Innovation, kommunaler Planung und gesellschaftlicher Ak- zeptanz. 1. Auflage. Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik (Difu Impulse, 2016-1).

 

Appelhans, Nadine (2011): Livelihood transformation and the Ethiopian urbanisation process in the Lake Tana Region. In: Getie Gelaye (Hg.): Conference Proceedings International Workshop: Launch- ing of Amhara Region Culture and Development Research Centre’’. Bahir Dar University Press.

 

Appelhans, Nadine (2009): Housing Ethiopia. In: Angélil, Marc; Hebel, Dirk (Hg.): Quo Vadis? Addis / Ethiopia. An urban design manual. ETH Zürich, pp. 106–107.

 

Refereed articles

Appelhans, Nadine; Hanke, Stefanie; Klein-Hitpaß, Anne (2017): Elektromobilität - Ansätze für kommunale Planungsverfahren. In: Handbuch kommunale Verkehrsplanung. VDE Verlag, Offenbach.

 

Other articles and publications

Abou Jaoude, Grace; Appelhans, Nadine; Carlow, Vanessa Miriam; Mumm, Olaf; Murad, Majd; Schrö- der, Boris; Trapp, Jan Hendrick (2020): An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Open City, derived from the research project Open City: Theories, Perspectives, Instruments. In Nadine Appel-hans, Grace Abou Jaoude, Vanessa Miriam Carlow, Olaf Mumm, Majd Murad, Boris Schröder-Esselbach, Jan Hendrick Trapp (Eds.): Open City. Trialog Journal for Planning and Building in a Global Context, Heft 1/2019 (136), S. 41–46.

 

Nadine Appelhans (2019): Tanzania's Informal Economy: The Micro-Politics of Street Vending (Politics and Society in Urban Africa), by Alexis Malefakis, zed books. In Trialog Journal for Planning and Build- ing in a Global Context, Heft 134, Vol.3 /2018

 

Appelhans, Nadine (2018): Placing Everyday Urbanisation at the Heart of Ethiopian Urban Policy. In Trialog Journal for Planning and Building in a Global Context, Heft 130/131 Vol.3-4/2017, S. 56–62.

Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur (BMVI) (Hrsg.), Autoren: Klein-Hitpaß, Anne; Appelhans, Nadine; Gies, Jürgen; Hanke, Stefanie; Aichinger, Wolfgang; Gerlach, Julian; Warnecke, Thomas (2015): Elektromobilität in der kommunalen Umsetzung: Strategien und planerische Instrumente. Berlin.

 

Appelhans, Nadine (2014): Plant a tomato and a potato might come out: Ethiopias urban development challenges. Blogpost verfügbar auf https://www.urbanafrica.net/urban-voices/8831/

 

Appelhans, Nadine (2014): Möglichkeiten der Integration informeller Urbanisierung in die formelle Stadtentwicklung: Lernen vom globalen Süden. In: Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR): Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, Heft 2/ 2014 ‘‘Informeller Urbanismus’’.

 

Appelhans, Nadine (2011): The State of Exception. Vereinbarkeit von informeller Stadtentwicklung und institutioneller Planung. In: Polis - Magazin für Urban Development s02, pp. 76–79.

 

Appelhans, Nadine (2010): Improvisierte Stadt? Urbanisierung in Äthiopien. Zuerst erschienen im Spacemag, H. 2, S. 74–79. Reprint in fool on the hill (13), pp. 52–57.

Conferences+

Conference Papers

Fan, Li; Appelhans, Nadine (2021): “Conceded informality” in Shanghai’s post-industrial spaces. Dislocating Urban Studies: Rethinking Theory, Shifting Practice. Workshop 4: Revisiting the Concepts of Urban Studies. Universität Helsinki, 17-18/05/2021.

Appelhans, Nadine; Carlow, Vanessa Miriam; Mumm, Olaf; Schröder-Esselbach, Boris; Schulze-Heuling, Dagmar; Strohbach, Michael; Trapp, Jan Hendrik (2018): Exploring the „Open City“. Aesop Conference. Gothenburg, 13/7/2018.

Appelhans, Nadine (2018): Paratransit, informality, illegality – Useful concepts for the development of urban transport systems? University of Cape Town. African Cities Centre, University of Cape Town 03/02/2018.

Appelhans, Nadine; Baumgart, Sabine (2017): Transport planning in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam: Decision-making between technical innovation and integrated development. II International Conference on African Urban Planning. Instituto de Geografía e Ordenamiento de Territorio. Universität Lissabon, Portugal, 08/09/2017.

Appelhans, Nadine (2017): Implications of BRT introduction in Dar es Salaam and Nairobi. IAPS Con- ference. Ardhi University. Dar es Salaam, Tansania, 28/09/2017.

Appelhans, Nadine (2017): The organisational landscape of transport provision in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. American Association of Geographers Annual Conference. Boston, USA, 07/04/2017.

Appelhans, Nadine (2016): Creativity in urban transport provision: The case of Nairobi. Translating the networked city: adaptation and creativity in urban infrastructures in Africa. Third results conference SPP 1448. Universität Halle und Universität Leipzig. Potsdam, 02/10/2016.

Appelhans, Nadine (2016): The transport of people: Everyday practices and policies in Nairobi. n-aerus Annual Conference. n-aerus. School of Public Administration, Universität Göteborg. Sweden, 18/11/2016.

Appelhans, Nadine (2014): Cosmopolitan Accounts – Universal Methodologies? Challenges in bring- ing together Post-colonial Urban Theory and Urban Development Assessment. Current Developments in Critical Urban Studies Workshop. Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Research an der Humboldt Universität Berlin, 07/2014.

Appelhans, Nadine (2014): Guiding Principles in Bahir Dar’s Urban Development: Ruptures, Continui- ties and Parallels. Conference: Future Africa - Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften Congress 2014, Panel: The creation of futures: models and ideals in planning African cities. Universität Bayreuth, 06/2014.

Appelhans, Nadine (2013): From the Cape to the Horn. The Travel of the Integrated Development Plan from South Africa to Ethiopia. International Conference: Colonial and Postcolonial Urban Planning in Africa, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Universität Lissabon, Portugal, 06/09/2013.

Appelhans, Nadine (2012): Max Guther‘s Master Plan for the City of Bahir Dar in 1962. International Conference: Architectures of Power in the Horn of Africa and the Upper Nile Basin - From Ancient Times to the Present. Hiob-Ludolf-Zentrum, Universität Hamburg. Hamburg, 07/06/2012.

Appelhans, Nadine (2012): The ‘Rural’ in the City: The Inclusive/Exclusiveness of Bahir Dar’s Spatial Planning Implementation. International Conference: Changing socio-spatial configurations of inclusion and exclusion: Planning and counter-planning in the African city.’ at Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden. 08/03/2012

Appelhans, Nadine (2010): Urbanisation and the Decentralisation of Space Related Policies in Ethio- pia - Learning from the case of Bahir Dar. Conference: 3rd National Conference on Managing Ethiopian Cities in the Era of Rapid Urbanization. Ethiopian Civil Service College. Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 1/07/2010.

Appelhans, Nadine (2009): Livelihood Transformation and the Ethiopian Urbanisation Process in the Lake Tana Region. International Workshop: Launching of Amhara Region Culture and Development Research Center. Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, 30/10/2009.

Appelhans, Nadine; Kokalanova, Anna; Naue, Sophie; Leinenkugel, Max; Schwarz, Anke (2009): Ur- ban Informality in Cape Town, Sofia and Mexico City. International Conference: UPE 08 - Patterns of Urban Growth and Decline - Sustainability Issues and Challenges for Spatial Planning in 21st Century Cities and Regions. Universität Kaiserslautern. Germany, 25/03/2009.

Conference panel chairs

Appelhans, Nadine; Mumm, Olaf; Trapp, Jan (2020): Roundtable OFFENE STADT – Perspektiven auf Offenheit in Stadt und Stadtentwicklung. With Prof.Dr. Kirstin Wellner, Martin Kohler, Dr. Pablo Porten Cheé. 5. Dortmunder Konferenz „Räume neu denken – Planung in einer Welt im Wandel“. Technische Universität Dortmund, 17/02/2020.

Appelhans, Nadine; Baumgart, Sabine (2017):‘‘Mass rapid transit (MRT) in African Cities: A contribution towards inclusiveness?’’, European Conference of African Studies (ECAS) 2017 at the University of Basel, Switzerland, 30/06/2017.

Schramm, Sophie; Appelhans, Nadine (2015): ‘‘Questions of citizenship in contexts of survival: The planning and provision of water infrastructures in African cities’’ European Conference of African Studies (ECAS) 2015 at Sorbonne, Paris, France, 08/07/2015

Convened Conferences
Appelhans, Nadine; Carlow, Vanessa Miriam; Trapp, Jan (2020): Difu Dialog ‚Offene Stadt Berlin‘. With Elke Plate, Senatsverwaltung Berlin. Online, 11/11/2020.

Carlow, Vanessa; Mumm, Olaf; Appelhans, Nadine; Schröder-Esselbach, Boris; Schulze Heuling, Dagmar; Strohbach, Michael; Trapp, Jan (2018): “Open City Forum” with TU Braunschweig and the German Institute of Urban Affairs (difu), within the Berlin Science Week. Keynotes: Edgar Pieterse; Tali Hatuka; Harald Welzer. Stadtwerkstatt Berlin, 07/11/2018.

Appelhans, Nadine; Mumm, Olaf; Carlow, Vanessa; Jäkel, Angelika; Schulze Heuling, Dagmar; Trapp, Jan (2017):“Open City Workshop” with TU Braunschweig and the German Institute of Urban Affairs (difu). Keynotes: Richard Sennett; Johanna Rolshoven; Erol Yildiz; Boris Schröder Esselbach; Jochen Rabe. Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik, Berlin 12-13/01/2017.

Läpple, Dieter; Appelhans, Nadine; Cherenet, Zegeye; Ghiorgis, Fasil; Higelin, Gerald; Oswald, Franz; Tegegne, Firew (2011): „Lake Tana City Region – Prospectives for Future Urbanisation“. International Workshop by HafenCity Universität, Bahir Dar University, Addis Ababa University, ETH Zürich and Amhara Regional Urban Planning Institute. Management Institute, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, 17- 19/02/2011.

Invited Lectures

Nadine Appelhans (2021): Panel discussant: Critical Urban Infrastructure – Identifying and assessing smart and green solutions for efficient disaster-risk resilience. Urban Thinkers Campus, UN Habitat Urban Campaign, 06/05/2021.

Nadine Appelhans (moderator), Dr. Wolfgang Scholz und Dorcas Nthoki, Nyamai (2021): Book launch “Transport Planning and Mobility in Urban East Africa”. N-Aerus Konferenz TU Berlin, online 06/02/2021.

Appelhans, Nadine (2020) Gastvortrag „Urban development and everyday urbanisation‘“. Im Seminar „Notions of the Urban“, von Ute Vees und Prof. Fabienne Hoelzel, Staatliche Akademie der bildenden Künste, Stuttgart. Online, 07/12/2020.

Appelhans, Nadine (2020): Herausforderungen der Urbanisierung und Geschlechtergerechtigkeit. Nachhaltigkeitskonferenz des Marie-Schlei Vereins in Hamburg 2020: Nachhaltigkeit bei Klima und Stadtentwicklung – wo bleiben Gleichberechtigung und Emanzipation? Marie Schlei Verein - Hilfe für Frauen in Asien, Afrika und Lateinamerika. Online, 20/11/2020.

Appelhans, Nadine (2020): Gastvortrag „Shifts in Societal Values and the Governance of Urban Eco- nomics‘“. In der Vorlesung „European Urban Policies and Territorial Governing Structures’’ von Prof. Christa Reicher, Lehrstuhl für Städtebau, RWTH Aachen. Online, 23/06/2020.

Appelhans, Nadine (2019): Input für das öffentliche Fachgespräch „Unplanbares Planen“. Raumkon 2019, Konglomerat e.V. Dresden, 21/06/19.

Appelhans, Nadine (2019): Kommentatorin für das Panel “Taking the initiative in African cities: Grass- roots responses to rapid and mismanaged urbanisation”. Von Dr. Genet Alem; Dr. Manuel; European Conference of African Studies (ECAS) 2019. University of Edinburgh, UK, 13/06/19.

Alem, Genet (moderator); Appelhans, Nadine; Greiving, Stefan; Mathey, Kosta (2018): Plenary Discussion. Critical Discussion on the Framing Concepts. Annual Conference of TRIALOG: Resilient Ur- ban Development versus the Right to the City? TU Dortmund 07/06/2018.

Appelhans, Nadine (2018): Input „Stadtgesellschaft stärken’’. Kolloquium Lebenswerte Stadtregion 2033. Department of Urban and Regional Planning. TU Dortmund, 26/01/2018.

Appelhans, Nadine (2017): Guest lecture „Planungsanforderungen und -strategien im ‚globalen Süden‘“. In the lecture series „Regional planning’’ by Dr. Antje Matern, BTU Cottbus, 01/02/2017.

Koch, Michael (moderator); Katthagen, Volker; Hehl, Rainer; Appelhans, Nadine (2013): Podiums discussion
‘São Paulo, Caracas und andere Orte - Inspirationen?’’. At AIT Architektursalon, Hamburg, 29/10/2013.

Appelhans, Nadine, Hölzel, Fabienne (2013): Round- Table ‘Improvisierter Städtebau‘ im ‘Symposium My City’ von Urbane Künste Ruhr. Zeche Zollverein, Essen, 13/09/2013.

Appelhans, Nadine (2012): Public Lecture ‘Planning and Counter-Planning: Strategies for Building in African Cities’. In: ‚VII Seminário Internacional de Projeto Urbano’, Escola da Cidade. Alliance Francais, Sao Paolo, Brazil, 26/03/2012.

Appelhans, Nadine; Senger, David (2008): Public lecture ‘Low-Income-Housing in Südafrika. In: ‘Low- Tech - High-Efficiency’ by Ingenieure ohne Grenzen’. At Technische Universität Hamburg Harburg, 28/04/2008.

Grants, Awards and Fellowships+

2019
Selection of the book “Urban Planning and Everyday Urbanisation. A case study on Bahir Dar, Ethiopia” for open access funding under the “Knowledge Unleashed” initiative of scientific libraries.

2019
Invited participation in the 1. Anglo-German Frontiers of Humanities Symposium by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

2018-2021
Project grant from the Robert Bosch Foundation for ‚Offene Stadt – Theorien, Perspektiven, Instrumente’ from the programme ‘‘SPIELRAUM – Urbane Transformationen gestalten’’, with ISU and IGÖ at TU Braunschweig and the German Institute of Urban Affairs (difu).

2013
Visiting fellowship to Buenos Aires for the 6^3^3 performance and project of theory by fluxus² e.V. and Kampnagel Centre for Performance Arts.

2012
Teaching fellow in the ‘International week‚ VII Seminário Internacional de Projeto Urbano’’ at the Escola da Cidade, São Paulo, Brasil.

2012
Participation grant for a two week ‘Cooperative PhD Workshop’ by TU-Dortmund with Ardhi University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Kwame University of Science, Kumasi, Ghana in Arusha, Tanzania.

2012
Participation grant for conference participation in ‘Changing socio-spatial configurations of inclusion and exclusion: Planning and counter-planning in the African city’ at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden.

2011-2012
PhD scholarship from the City of Hamburg.

2008 – 2011
PhD scholarship from the IPSWaT-Programme of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
„Holcim Studienpreis für nachhaltiges Bauen’’: Prize for the Diploma thesis with David Senger. 2000 €

2004-2005
Erasmus scholarship at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.

Professional and Academic Affiliations+

Board Member of ‘Trialog e.V.- Association for Scientific Research into Planning and Building in the Global Context’.

Member of the Bosch Foundation Alumni Network

Member of the ‘Research Committee 21. Sociology of Urban and Regional Development’ of the International Sociological Association.

Member of the African Urban Planning Research Network.

Member of n-aerus, Network-Association of European Researchers on Urbanisation in the South.

Member of the ‘Informationskreis Raumplanung e.V.’.