Stay at EEGA: April – June 2022
Research Project: Daily Im/Mobilities of Homeless Urbanites in Poland
Natalia Martini is Research Assistant at the Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland as sociologist with a background in cultural studies. She has a strong interest in urban everyday life and creative methodological approaches for studying its varied spatialities and temporalities. Her work cuts across sociology and human geography and favors activist approach to scholarship. Her recent research focused on everyday practices of inhabiting the city in a street homeless situation. It used participatory, mobile, and reflexive methods to explore how homeless dwellers navigate the city and anchor their places in various urban spaces, as well as how their capabilities for exercising the right to stay put may be enhanced.