Urban and Population Geography working group

Research Projects

Research Focus

  • stress, vulnerability, emotions, coping, resilience

  • urban governance and transformation processes in megacities (in particular in East Asia)

  •  interface of geography and psychology

  • qualitative social research methods


Regiona Focus

  • China


PhD Project

... within the DFG-Priority-Programme  1233 "Megacities-Megachallenge - Informal Dynamics of Global Change".


Megacities - Megachallenge


"Stress Experience, Emotions and Coping in Guangzhou China - Man-Environment-Transactions from a Geographical and Psychhological Perspective"

Summary and Content

Dissertation Available from Steiner Verlag