Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Urban Sociology

Dr. Nina Margies

Name
Dr. Nina Margies
Status
Lecturer
Email
nina.margies (at) sowi.hu-berlin.de

Nina Margies is a lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences, Urban Sociology, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Her doctoral thesis looked into emotions and social change in post-crisis Spain (1st supervisor Prof. Dr. Talja Blokland, 2nd supervisor Prof. Dr. Åsa Wettergren).

 

 

Research Interests

 

  • Emotion and change

  • Emotion and space

  • Transformation of work and mental health

  • Urban youth

     

CV

 

since 02|2021
Lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences, Urban Sociology, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

 

since 08|2020 - 12|2020
Research Fellow in the project « Getting things done in a city on hold » at the Department of Social Sciences, Urban Sociology, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

 

2018 – 2019
Research Fellow at the Research Institut Casa de Velázquez – École des hautes études hispaniques et ibériques, Madrid (ESP)

 

03|2017 – 05|2017
Visiting Scholar at Universidad Complutense de Madrid at the Department of Sociology, Prof. Dr. Jesús Leal

 

2015 - 2021
Doctioral dissertation at the Department of Social Sciences, Urban Sociology, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Title: « Emotions and Social Change. Feeling Hysteresis in Post-Crisis Spain »
(1st supervisor Prof. Dr. Talja Blokland, 2nd supervisor Prof. Dr. Åsa Wettergren).

 

2013 – 2014
MSc Urban Studies, University College London | Bartlett School of Planning (UK)

 

2013 – 2014
M.A. Sciences Humaines et Sociales (correspondance course), Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès (FR)

 

Other academic activities

 

since 2019
member of the board of the ESA Research Network RN11 – Sociology of Emotions

 

since 2019
member of the Editorial Board of Urban Transcripts Journal

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2016 – 2019
Cofounder and Managing Editor at Urban Transcripts Journal

 

since 2017
Cofounder of the research group « Global Urban Youth » at the Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

 

Selected publications and conference presentations

 

Margies, N. (2022) « Emotions and the City », The Urban Transcripts Journal, 5(1).

Knaus, K., Margies, N., Schilling, H. (2021) « Thinking the City through Work: Blurring Boundaries of Production and Reproduction in the Age of Digital Capitalism », Special Feature,CITY.

Krüger, D., Margies, N., Vief, R., Blokland, T. (2021) « Digital care: How social support during the Covid-19 pandemic shifted to the digital and our worries became ´surplus value` », Blog SFB 1261 Re-Figuration von Räumen.

Margies, N. (2020) « Emotions as resources and boundaries », Emotion Sociological Seminar at the University of Gothenburg (Emogu), 17.04.2020.

Margies, N. (2019) « From the emergence of urban lighting to a new culture of consumption: Department stores and the public life of women », Urban Transcripts Journal.

Margies, N. (2019) « "Why don ́t you find yourself a proper job?" – Feelings and feeling norms in the struggle over the symbolic meaning(s) of work », ESA Conference, Manchester, 21.- 23.08.2019.

Margies, N. (2018) « Managing the (in)visibility of emotions: Integrating the dimension of space in Hochschild ́s concept of emotion management », Conference of the ESA Sociology of Emotions Research Network (RN11) and the BSA Sociology of Emotions Study Group, Edinburgh, 28.- 30.08.2018.

Díez, R. & Margies, N. (2018) « Struggling with uncertainty. The role of emotions in new workspaces in cities », III ESA RN37 Urban Sociology Mid-term Conference, Madrid, 27.- 29.06.2018.

Margies, N. (2017) « In the aftermath of the economic crisis in Spain - Young People ́s Emotional Landscape of Discontent », Conférence – L ́impact social et politique de la crise sur les jeunes en France et Espagne, XXIe siècle, Casa de Velázquez, Sciences Po Paris, CEVIPOF & l ́Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 14.-15.12.2017.

 

Teaching

 

WiSe 2021/2022
Seminar « Urban Theory », B.A. | BSc Social Sciences
Seminar « Emotions and the City », B.A. | BSc Social Sciences

SoSe 2021
Seminar « Urban Theory », B.A. | BSc Social Sciences

WiSe 2020/2021
Seminar « Sociological Theories », B.A. Social Sciences

SoSe 2017
Research Seminar « Forever Young? Precarity and Youth in Berlin », B.A. | BSc Social Sciences

 

Awards

 

2020
Open Access Award of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in the category „Group/Project“ (2.500 €) for The Urban Transcripts Journal and its editors (Department of Social Sciences)