Abstract: Decision makers’ lines of argument with respect to democratising cycling

Title: Decision makers’ lines of argument with respect to democratising cycling Corresponding author: Katja Leyendecker Institution/organization: Northumbria University, Newcastle UK Format: 20-minute presentation Abstract As part of my autoethnographic PhD project (investigating women activists’ experience of local cycling politics) I interviewed key decision makers in Newcastle (UK) and Bremen (Germany). Using narrative discursive analysis, I… Read More Abstract: Decision makers’ lines of argument with respect to democratising cycling

Abstract for Scientists for Cycling 2019

Local cycle campaigning – an activist-academic reports Katja Leyendecker, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK Preferred format: presentation ABSTRACT It is important that academics recognise and appreciate cycle campaigners. It is equally important that cycle campaigners understand academics. As an autoethnographer and activist-academic I have both academically observed and actively participated in cycle campaigning over several years.… Read More Abstract for Scientists for Cycling 2019

Abstract “Assembling seven years of activism experience”

ABSTRACT – Assembling seven years of activism experience Katja Leyendecker Northumbria University, Newcastle (UK) As part of my auto/ethnographic PhD project “women activists’ experience of local cycle politics” (2019, forthcoming) I used a number of qualitative methods including blogging, interviews and policy analysis. I also collated a video diary that would enable me to tell… Read More Abstract “Assembling seven years of activism experience”

Abstracts – Cycling & Society / ECF Scientists for Cycling

Method in the madness – autoethnography against automobility The Advocacy and Academia exchange day in Newcastle, UK, in 2015, resolved that story telling is a vital tool to advancing the cause of urban mass cycling. In my presentation I ask: “How well is academia equipped to create narratives that matter?” I will report about the… Read More Abstracts – Cycling & Society / ECF Scientists for Cycling

Abstracts

Submitted 5 February 2018 for consideration at 2018 The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference at Cardiff University, from Tuesday 28 to Friday 31 August 2018. The chair’s theme for the 2018 Annual Conference is Geographical landscapes / changing landscapes of geography – subset: empirical or conceptual papers on cycling inequalities, justice, power relations… Read More Abstracts

Abstract for Cycling & Society 2017

Making the personal political – overlaps in feminist theory and cycle activism Proposer: Katja Leyendecker, Northumbria University, Newcastle UK Relevant themes: equality ABSTRACT I start from the point that a lack of conceptual oversight is one major trap that cycle activism can be ensnared in – especially at a time when democracy and democratic processes… Read More Abstract for Cycling & Society 2017

Abstract for Scientific Colloquium

Nudging towards a communal concept for cycling research Proposer: Katja Leyendecker, Northumbria University, Newcastle UK Relevant themes: Planning and Policy, Engineering and Infrastructure, Socio-Anthropological Keywords: social change, transport politics, conceptual model, framework, transport cycling The Scientific Colloquium is part of Velocity 2017 in Arnhem-Nijmegen Motivation: Velomobility (Koglin, 2014) has been knocking on the door of… Read More Abstract for Scientific Colloquium

Policy abstracts (this ought to be a paper some time)

Freiburg conference = = Status: abstract accepted, but can’t attend for cost reasons, withdrawn = = Freiburg Conference Desirable Transport Futures ABSTRACT – REVISED Katja Leyendecker, PhD researcher, Northumbria University at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Title: Comparison of transport trajectories in the cities of Bremen (Germany) and Newcastle (UK) with particular focus on cycling and… Read More Policy abstracts (this ought to be a paper some time)