Urban and Population Geography working group

Presentations

“Wir Küstenfischer sind unverwundbar” – Klimakommunikation im Kontext von Gruppenprozessen. Deutscher Kongress für Geographie (DKG). Tübingen, 30.09.-05.10.2017.

What is happening in people’s brains? Mental barriers in climate adaptation. Examples from Norwegian fishing communities in the face of climate change. Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) with the Institute of British Geographers (IBG). London, 30.08.-02.09.2016.

Psychological Resilience and the Role of Risk and Protective Factors – Conceptual Considerations Based on Research in Guangzhou, China. Final Conference of the German Research Foundation's (DFG) Priority Programme „Megacities – Megachallenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change”. Bonn, 14.04.-16.04.2013.

Glurbanization Processes in Guangzhou – Competitive Urban Development and Discourses. Regional Conference of the German Research Foundation's (DFG) Priority Programme „Megacities – Mega- challenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change“. Dongguan/China, 21.11.-23.11.2012.

A Psychological-Geographical Approach to Vulnerability: The Example of a Chinese Urban Development Project from the Perspective of the Transactional Stress Model. Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) with the Institute of British Geographers (IBG). Edinburgh, 03.07.-05.07.2012.

Vulnerability in Guangzhou – Urbanization Processes from a Social and Ecological Perspective. Annual Scientific Colloquium of the German Research Foundation’s (DFG) Priority Programme „Megacities – Megachallenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change“. Berlin, 09.05.-11.05.2010.

Stress Appraisal, Vulnerability and Coping with the Impacts of Urban Restructuring in China – Linking Geographical and Psychological Concepts of Vulnerability (mit R. Wehrhahn). International Conference of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research: Megacities. Risk, Vulnerability and Sustainable Development. Leipzig, 07.09.-09.09.2009.

Megastadtentwicklung und lokale Auswirkungen – Stresserleben und (in)formelles Coping in Guangzhou, China. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Geographische Stadtforschung im Entwicklungskontext: In_formalität und Stadt – globale Trends, lokale Dynamiken. Innsbruck, 05.06.-07.06.2009.

Appraisal of Stress and Coping – A Traditional Village and the Impacts of Rapid Urbanization. Regional Conference of the German Research Foundation's (DFG) Priority Programme „Megacities – Megachallenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change“. Dhaka/Bangladesch, 25.02.-26.02.2009.

Großprojekte und ihre Auswirkungen. Stress-Wahrnehmung in Guangzhou. Deutschlandweite Wanderausstellung zum Thema „Chinas Metropolen im Wandel“ (Posterpräsentation 2009).

Socio-Ecological Consequences of Rapid Urban Restructuring – First Results and Further Research Perspectives (mit R. Wehrhahn). Regional Conference of the German Research Foundation's (DFG) Priority Programme „Megacities – Megachallenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change“. Guangzhou/China, 13.11.-14.11.2008.

Analysis of Informal Dynamics in Mega Urban Areas. Based on the Spatial Structure and Steering Mechanisms Focused on Water in the Pearl River Delta. Scientific Colloquium of the German Research Foundation's (DFG) Priority Programme „Megacities – Megachallenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change“. Berlin, 28.01.-29.01.2008 (Posterpräsentation 2008).

Ökologische und sozioökonomische Vulnerabilität in Megacities – Beispiele aus Guangzhou/China (mit R. Wehrhahn und K. Wiethoff). Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Geographische Stadtforschung im Entwicklungskontext: Megastädte in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern. Köln, 30.11.-02.12.2007.