Workshop with Eric Gordon urban gaming & civil participation on digital media platforms, 24 June 2014

As a follow-up event on Eric Gordon’s public lecture on June 23, we’re co-organizing a small closed workshop session with Eric Gordon and a number of urban game professionals on June 24, 2014….


Lecture Eric Gordon: Play, Games and Power (Amsterdam 23/6)

The VU Graduate School of Humanities in collaboration with NICA (and with the involvement of The Mobile City) organizes a lecture and masterclass with American researcher and game designer Eric Gordon.


We are looking for an intern ‘smart cities’ (Dutch speaking)

This fall, together with the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency The Mobile City will take part in a research project called Smart Cities in a Smart Society. We are looking for an intern that would like to assist us in this exciting new project!


Workshop Athens Hackable Metropolis May 5-7 2014

We are in Athens from May5-7 2014 organizing a workshop together with our friends from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athensth and the Hybrid City Conferences, as part of our research into Hackable Cities.


Playing for the Future: event April 17 2014 about play, games and urban (re)developments

Last year, The Mobile City partnered in the project “Rezone Playful Interventions” about the use of playful design strategies to repurpose vacant spaces. In this project three teams composed of an architect and…


Made By Us @ Shenzhen Biennale

We are excited to announce that the exhibition Made by Us that we have curated in collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut will open on Dec 7 2013 at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/ Architecture in Shenzhen.

Cristina Ampatzidou

Embedded Researcher – Amsterdam Hackable Metropolis

Over the last few years, digital media has started to change the experience of the city in many ways. First, various parties in the city have started to produce, collect and publish lots…

Glass Factory Shenzhen. Image credit: ©UABB (SZ), Produced by Zeus Culture (SZ)

Made By Us: using smart technologies for industrial heritage. Public evening November 7 2013, The New Institute, Rotterdam

On November 7 2013 The New Institute, the Netherlands’ new national institute for the creative industry, hosts an evening (in Dutch) about using smart technologies to repurpose industrial heritage. The evening is part of the…

Capital Steel Factory Beijing

Invitation to mini-symposium “Made By Us: Using Smart Technologies to Repurpose Industrial Heritage” 27 Sept. 2013

The Mobile City and The New Institute in collaboration with CMoDA are very happy to invite you to the mini-symposium “Made By Us: Using Smart Technologies to Repurpose Industrial Heritage”, which is part…

Capital Steel Factory

“Made By Us”: new program about industrial heritage and smart & social cities, Beijing/NL/Shenzhen

We are happy to announce Made By Us, a new project The Mobile City is partnering in with The New Institute. Made By Us is a six-month research-by-design program investigating creative reuses of former…

Call for Art / Participation: Impakt Online On Group Formations

Impakt Festival 2013: Capitalism Catch 22 Impakt Online: On Group Formations Impakt Onlie Curators Sabine Niederer and Raymond Taudin Chabot are looking for artists who want to create or showcase work as part…


We are hiring: Embedded Researcher Smart and Social Cities

We are looking for an ‘embedded researcher’ that will help us to develop a conceptual toolkit to add the social dimension to the debates about smart cities.

Collegedag Publieke Zaak Publieke Ruimte (in Dutch) Den Haag: April 16.

This post is an announcement for a conference that is part of the research program Public Space & The Public Good, in which The Mobile City participates. The conference (and the announcement below)…

CONFERENCE Media City: spectacular/ordinary/contested 15-17 May 2013 Helsinki

I hadn’t seen this one earlier, looks good. This adds another event to an already busy spring 2013: * MediaCities, 3-5 May 2013, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York; * New Media…

CALL: LLGA|Cities Pilot the Future program/21 Global Cities Call for Solutions

Help solve urban pressing issues with this call: Barcelona / San Francisco , 19 November 2012:  Today, twenty-one global cities and announce the LLGA|Cities Pilot the Future program to discover and implement the most promising solutions that meet pressing…

CFP New Media & Self-Organisation in Urban and Neighbourhood Governance Delft 16-17 May 2013

Since we are one of the keynote speaker’s at this event, we wholeheartedly recommend this call for papers! International Conference Using ICT, Social Media and Mobile Technologies to Foster Self-Organisation in Urban…