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Dr. des. Mag. Joanna Kusiak

Address:A-1090 Vienna, Rooseveltplatz 2
Room:R 221
Phone:+43 (1) 4277-49278
eFax:+43 (1) 4277-849278
email:joanna.kusiak@univie.ac.at
Office hours:by appointment only

Selected Publications

Books

Kusiak, J., The Orders of Chaos: Law, Land and Neoliberal Globalization in Warsaw. Book manuscript in progress.

 

2017 , Kusiak, J., Chaos Warszawa. Mapowanie poznawcze miasta [Chaos Warsaw: A Cognitive Mapping of the City], Warsaw: Bęc Zmiana

 

Edited Volumes

2013, Kusiak, J., and B. Świątkowska, Miasto-Zdrój. Architektura i programowanie zmysłów [The Sanative City: Architecture and Programming the Senses], Warsaw: Bęc Zmiana.

 

2012, Kusiak, J., and M. Grubbauer, Chasing Warsaw: Socio-Material Dynamics of Urban Change since 1990, Frankfurt/New York: Campus.

 

Refereed Journal Articles

In rev., Kusiak, J., ‘Dispossession by Restitution: Urban Property Conflict, its Judicial Theft, and the Legal Technicalities of Primitive Accumulation in Warsaw’, submitted to the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.

In rev., Kusiak, J., ‘Rule of Law and Rules-Lawyering: Legal Corruption and Reprivatization Business in Warsaw’, submitted to the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research as part of the collaborative set of papers titled ‘Globalizing Informality’.

 

2014, Kusiak, J., ‘Porządki chaosu. <Chaos> jako pojęcie i zjawisko empiryczne w Warszawie po 1989 roku’ [‘The Orders of Chaos : <Chaos> in Post-socialist Warsaw as a Concept and as an Empirical Phenomenon’], Studia Regionalne i Lokalne, No. 1/2014. 

 

2013, Kusiak, J., ‘Striking Dialectical Sparks from the Stones of Our Cities: The Ernst-Thälmann-Monument in Berlin and Walter Benjamin’s Materialist Methodology’, Anthropology + Materialism: A Journal of Social Research, No. 1/2013.

 

2013, Kusiak, J., ‘Walter Benjamin i metodologia antropologicznego materializmu’ [‘Walter Benjamin and the Methodology of Anthropological Materialism’], Praktyka Teoretyczna, No. 2(8)/2013.

 

Book chapters

2014, Kusiak, J., ‘Acoustic Gentrification: The Silence of Warsaw’s Sonic Warfare’, in M. Gandy and B. Nilsen (eds.) The Acoustic City, Berlin: Jovis.

 

2012, Kusiak, J., ‘The Cunning of Chaos and its Orders: A Taxonomy of Urban Chaos in Post-Socialist Warsaw and Beyond’, in M. Grubbauer and J. Kusiak (eds.), Chasing Warsaw: Socio-Material Dynamics of Urban Change since 1990, Frankfurt/New York: Campus.

 

2012, Kusiak, J., and W. Kacperski, ‘Kiosks with Vodka and Democracy: Civic Cafés between New Urban Movements and Old Social Divisions’, in M. Grubbauer and J. Kusiak (eds.) Chasing Warsaw: Socio-Material Dynamics of Urban Change since 1990, Frankfurt/New York: Campus. 

 

2012, Kusiak, J., ‘Tyranny in Tirana. Political Utopia and Its Urban Afterlife’, in J. Lizardi-Pollock (ed.), Espacios Ambivalentes: historias y olvidos en la arquitectura social moderna, San Juan: Ediciones Callejón y Escuela de Arquitectura UPR, 2011:76-93.

 

2012, Kusiak J., ‘Horyzontalizm, czyli poziome rewolucje’ [‘Horizontalidad, or the Horizontal Revolution’]), in Erbel J., Sadura P. (eds.) Partycypacja, Warszawa: Krytyka Polityczna.

 

2012, Kusiak J., ‘Architecture of Consciousness: Dictionary of New Progressivism’, in: Świątkowska B. (ed), Architektura XXI wieku, Warszawa: Bęc Zmiana.

 

2011, Kusiak, J., ‘Stadt als Ganzes. Ein methodologisches Experiment’, in O. Frey and F. Koch (eds.), Positionen zur Urbanistik. Stadtkultur und Methoden der Stadtforschung, vol.1, Vienna/Zurich: LIT Verlag, 259-77.

 

2011, Kusiak, J., ‘Tirana - fenomenologiczna analiza granic i peryferii w perspektywie całości miasta’ [‘Tirana: A Phenomenological Analysis of Borders and Peripheries in the Perspective of the Urban Whole’], in B. Jałowiecki and S Kapralski (eds.) Peryferie i pogranicza, Warsaw: Scholar, 151-69. 

 

2010, Kusiak, J., ‘Kto zamieszka w żelaznej klatce? Max Weber, Walter Benjamin i mitologie odczarowanej nowoczesności’ [‘Who Will Inhabit the Iron Cage? Max Weber, Walter Benjamin and the Myth of Disenchanted Modernity’], in P. Śpiewak (ed.), Dawne idee, nowe problemy, Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, 67-88. 

 

Art & Architecture Critique 

Kusiak, J., ‘Hoffnung in die Städte’, Bauwelt, no. 39/2014.

Kusiak, J., ‘Ein Ding der Unmöglichkeit: Moderne und kollektive Therapie’, Bauwelt,  no. 21/2014.

Kusiak, J., ‘Sich selbst bauen' in veränderten Landschaften’, Bauwelt, no. 1-2/2014.

Kusiak, J., ‘Building Oneself on a Transforming Land: Houses and Dreams in Poland after 1989’, For Example. New Polish Architecture, Warsaw: Centrum Architektury.

Kusiak J.,  ‘Die Gated-Community-Stadt Warschau’, Bauwelt, no. 48/2012.

Kusiak, J., ‘Ferocious Growth vs Paternalistic Reason’, Varsovie Radieuse: Return of Le Corbusier, Warsaw: Centrum Architektury.

Kusiak, J., ‘Warsaw from Patelnia: Lessons in City Logic and Geometry’, Movement Space: Simone Ruess, Warsaw: Le Guern Gallery.

2012, Kusiak, J., ‘Kudłata własność i miasta na wolnej licencji’ [‘Fuzzy Property and Copyleft Cities’], Przekrój, May 7th.

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