Vera Buttmann

HafenCity University Hamburg
DFG Research Training Group 2725
Henning-Voscherau-Platz 1
20457 Hamburg

Room: 02.01.06 (Campus Tower)

+49 (0)40 42827 4324

Vera Buttmann joined the DFG research training group ‘Urban future-making: Professional agency across time and scale’ as a doctoral researcher and started working as a research assistant at the Chair of History and Theory of the City at HafenCity University Hamburg in July 2022.

She works at the interface of urban development and sustainable transformation and draws from experience in the fields of politics, policy consultancy, and public administration in the German as well as European and global contexts. Prior to joining the research training group and HCU, Vera worked as a project manager for the Senate Department for Urban Development, Building and Housing of Berlin, where she coordinated the development of a science and creative quarter for several years. Other major topics Vera has worked on range from housing policy to public participation, renewable energies, and food sovereignty. Vera studied in Berlin and Madrid and holds a master’s degree in international economics and a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning.

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