Alexa Färber

Alexa Färber is Professor of Urban Anthropology and Ethnography at the HafenCity University Hamburg. She received her PhD. in European Ethnology from the Humboldt University of Berlin. She was post-doc fellow at the Centre Maurice Halbwachs, Ecole normale supérieur, Paris and a guest professor at the Institut d’urbanisme de Paris, Université Paris Est, Créteil. Between 2011-2014 she has been the primary investigator for the “Low-Budget Urbanity” research initiative. Her research interests include methodologies of assamblage research in urban studies, urban imagineering, Islam in urban space and mobility.