Ecologies of Fear: Spatial Politics and Imaginaries of Crisis and Danger. A „Narcotic City“ conference in the FEAR+ series

What happens when we attribute anxiety to specific environments? With the global spread of a novel virus, the question of how fear factors into the production of public and private spaces has gained new urgency yet it did not take the ongoing pandemic to bring this topic to the surface. Such emotional geographies have been generated throughout history, and distinctive ecologies of fear have already emerged in the early twenty-first century.

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