Martin Müller
Associate professor
University of Lausanne
Faculty of geosciences
and environnement
Géopolis 3514
CH-1015 Lausanne
 
 
Phone +41 21 692 3058
Fax +41 21 692 3555
martin.muller@unil.ch

Research projects

Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028: A turnaround for the Olympics after the crisis?

In this project we propose to investigate whether the preparations for the Olympic Games in Paris 2024 and Los Angele...
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2019-2022
"Fanatic Energy in the Wrong Places": Potemkin Neoliberalism and Domestic Soft Power in the 2018 Men’s Football World Cup in Russia

Mega-events like the World Cup have a documented history of profound effects on the cities that host them. Proponents...
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2016-2019
Mega-events as urban interventions: growth and impacts
The costs and infrastructural requirements of mega-events such as the Olympic Games and the Football World Cup put them ...
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2017-2019
Making, being and becoming rat: Rethinking the city’s relationship with nature

My research project examines how cities and citizens enact their relationship to nature through the...
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2017-2022
Thinking with the Global Easts

Carving up the world into Global North and Global South has become an established way of thinking about global differ...
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2016-2025
Hazardous planning: improvising the Olympics

This project is about planning the unplannable: mega-projects that stretch over several years, sometimes decades, and...
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2016-2025