Kamil Bembnista

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Building 2A, Room 2.05
T +49 (0) 355 69 3134
Kamil.Bembnista(at)b-tu.de

Since 2021
Research associate at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) at the department of Regional Planning; in the BMBF-project „Linking Borderlands: Dynamics of Cross-Border Peripheries“ (04/2021-03/2024), thematic focus „Energy Borderlands“

Since 2019
Associated fellow at the Collaborative Research Center „Re-Figuration of Spaces“ (CRC 1265) at the Technical University in Berlin

2016 to 2020
Research associate at the research department “Dynamics of Communication, Knowledge and Spati-al Development” at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS). Projects:
•    DFG-NCN Project „Socio-spatial Transformations in German-Polish „Interstices“. Practices of Debordering and Rebordering" (De-Re-Bord) as part of the Beethoven funding-program (05/2018-12/2020)
•    DFG-NCN Project „Socio-Cultural Constructions of Vulnerability and Resilience. German and Polish Perceptions of Threatening Aquatic Phenomena in Odra River Regions“ (Cult-Con) as part of the Beethoven funding-program (05/2016-04/2018)

Since 2018
PhD candidate at the Institute for Communication Studies at the Duisburg-Essen University

Since 2016
Freelance staff member at the Polish Institute in Berlin at the film department

  • Film as scientific dissemination
  • Qualitative visual methods
  • Sociology of knowledge approach to discourse
  • Multimodal discourse analysis
  • Dispositive analysis
  • Qualitative research on borders and space
  • German-Polish relations
  • Sociology
  • Sociology of space
  • Border and boundary studies
  • Discourse research

Bembnista, K. (under review): Diskursive Wackelkontakte – Multimodale Grenzdiskurse zu Un/Gewissheit im Spannungsfeld deutscher und polnischer Printmedien. In: Zeitschrift für Diskursforschung.

Bembnista, K./Sommer, V./Stoutstrup, S., (under review): Introducing the spatial dispositif in space-sensitive discourse research: The issue of materiality, in: Egbert, S.,/Bettinger, P., (Ed.), Discourse and Materiality, Journal for Discourse Research, Special Issue. (accepted)

Heimann, T./Barcz, A./Christmann, G./Bembnista, K./Michalak, A./Buchta-Bartodziej, P., (2021): The Cultural Embeddedness of Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods. Actors, media and literary knowledge in German and Polish Odra River Regions. In: Space & Culture.

Bembnista, K./Sommer, V., (2021), Multimodale Diskursanalyse, Methoden der qualitativen Raumforschung: Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch. Heinrich, A. J., Marguin, S., Million, A. & Stollmann, J. (Ed.). UTB, S. 427-443.

Bembnista, K./Heimann, T., (2020): Zur diskursiven Konstruktion des Erinnerns. Vulnerabilitäts- und Resilienzkonstruktionen in öffentlichen Medien und bei Bewohnern in Hochwasserquartieren 20 Jahre nach der Oderflut von 1997. In: Heinlein, M./ Dimbath, O. (Ed.): Soziale Gedächtnisse der Katastrophe. Zur Theorie und Empirie des Katastrophenerinnerns und -vergessens. Wiesbaden: VS Springer, S. 21-50.

Bembnista, K., (2020): Zur Diskursiven Konstruktion von Grenzen, in: M. Dębicki, K. Dolińska, J. Kajta, Z. Kurcz, J. Makaro, N. Niedźwiecka- Iwańczak, I. Szlachcic (Ed.), Leksykon studiów nad granicami i pograniczami, Scholar, S. 64-71.

Kamil Bembnista, Ludger Gailing & Peter Ulrich, "Socio-spatial challenges in the energy transition in border regions" at the 50th Annual Conference: Cross-Border School „Governance of the Green Deal in the border regions” of the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR), Arnhem, The Netherlands, 2021

Kamil Bembnista, "Un/Certainty in Borderland Discours and Practices" bei der Association of Borderland Studies Konferenz, Portland, USA, 2020 (virtual due to the Covid-19 pandemic)

Kamil Bembnista, „Vulnerability and Resilience in Borderlands. A multimodal Analysis of Materiality in Discursive Practices.“ bei der 7. International Research Conference Mechanisms for Formation of Cultural Exclusion and Frontier Zones (CEFZ), St. Peterburg, Russia, 2020 (virtual due to the Covid-19 pandemic)

Kamil Bembnista, "Un/Certainty in Borderland Discours and Practices. Discoursive Constructions in German and Polish Newspapers" bei der European Sociology Association Konferenz, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2019.

Kamil Bembnista, "Seeing and Feeling Borders. Constructions of Vulnerability and Borders in Narrative Films d'Auteur of Berlin School“ Cultural Borderlands: Literature, Film and Aesthetic Practices, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2018.

Kamil Bembnista, "Vulnerability in Borderland-Discourses and Practices“, B/Orders in Motion, Europa-Universität, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, 2018.

Kamil Bembnista, "Discursive Borders and the Construction of Memory“, Kick-Off Workshop: New Approaches and Frameworks of Researching Bilateral Relationship in Europe, Wrocław, Poland, 2018.

Kamil Bembnista, „Zur diskursiven Konstruktion des Erinnerns im deutsch-polnischen Grenzraum. Vulnurabilitäts- und Resilienzkonstruktionen in öffentlichen Medien und bei Bewohnern in Hochwasserquartieren 20 Jahre nach der Oderflut von 1997“, Polnische Grenzräume im Wandlungsprozess, Wrocław, Poland, 2018.