WG Social-ecological transformation

Empirical research revolves around questions such as sustainable development on the international scale, with projects on adaptation in the wake of climate change, migration as well as changes in the environment, land use and water catchment areas. This research with a regional focus on Indonesia, Ghana and New Zealand is embedded in the artec Research Center for Sustainability. Details of current research projects can be found under http://www.uni-bremen.de/de/artec/forschung/projekte.html

New Regional Formations: Rapid environmental change and migration in Ghana and Indonesia, PI, (VolkswagenStiftung, 2014-2016)

INTERCOAST:  International Graduate School 'Integrated Coastal Zone and Shelf-Sea Research' in collaboration with Waikato University, Hamilton (New Zealand), Vorstand (DFG, 2014-2018)

ZenTraClim: Transnational Climate Policy (ZenTraClim) at the Centre for Transnational Studies ZenTra (ZenTra) PI, Sprecher, (2013-2017, Stiftung Mercator)

SPICE-TIMES:  Upstream-downstream linkages and new instruments in coastal and watershed governance, in collaboration with Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) and Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB)(Indonesia), (2012-2015, BMBF)

MARUM – „Center for Ma­rine Environmental Science“ Excellence initiative: PI, former Graduate school GLOMAR, Area D: Social Sciences, (2012 – 2017, DFG)

Stadt, Land, Fluss: 'Political ecology of the Kapuas River (Kalimantan, Indonesia)'
in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaften, Universität Bonn, DFG Forschungsgruppe 'Water in Asia', (2011-2014, DFG)

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