In September 2022 Mathias was invited to lecture at the workshop for VW sponsored Research Digital Humanities entitled ‘Covid-19 Pandemic: Spatial and Social Impacts, Monitoring and further
Prospects’as part of the ‘Time Travel – Automated Image Recognition to Improve Long-term Urban Planning in Response to Pandemics’ project by HafenCity University’s Prof. Dr. Dirk Schubert , Prof. Dr. Jörg Pohlan and M.Sc. Hülya Lasch and Delft University of Technology’s Prof. Dr. Ing. Carola Hein, M.Sc. Lukas Höller, Jeroen Nelen, Dr. Christoph Lofi and Dr. Lixia Chu.