This page shares ongoing research projects and recent publications that focus on themes closely related to the CanCor project: infrastructure development, history and sociology of corruption in modern and contemporary politics, colonialism in the 19th century.

Critical infrastructures: construction, functional crises and protection in cities. KRITIS is an interdisciplinary research training group dedicated to the study of critical infrastructures in cities.

CoMoDe Contentious Mobilities: Rethinking Mobility Transitions through a Decolonial Lens, the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) Leipzig, Germany

Shadows of Empires, a digital historical mapping platform covering the transient nature of modern Europe’s political borders since the late 18th century.

”Developmentality in Südosteuropa”, Dr. Malte Fuhrmann, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO)

Colonial Normativity: corruption and difference in the Netherlands-Indonesian relationship 1870s-2010s”, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Corruption, the ‘Common Good’ and the emergence of the ‘Public Service Ethos’ in western Europe in the nineteenth century”, dr. Ian Cawood, University of Stirling

Infrastruktur und postimperiale nationalräumliche Integration. Raumerschließung, Raumvorstellungen und die Eisenbahn in Bulgarien und Serbien/Jugoslawien vom ausgehenden 19. Jh. bis zum Zweiten Weltkrieg im Vergleich”, Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung, Regensburg