November 21, 2014
Final round of the competition Verständliche Wissenschaft ("Comprehensible Science") in Geesthacht, Germany. Participation by Janpeter Schilling.
October 13, 2014
Meeting of the Energy Landscapes Research area of CliSAP in Hamburg. Coordination by Jürgen Scheffran, participation by Michael Link.
October 07, 2014
Presentation "Klimawandel und seine Folgen - ein geographischer Exkurs" by Michael Link for the Abendgymnasium Hamburg at the University of Hamburg, Germany.
October 03, 2014
Science Slam in Hamburg. Presentation by Janpeter Schilling on "Klimakonflikte in Kenia?". The presentation is available here.
September 28-October 09, 2014
Journey of a group of selected delegates of the University of Hamburg to various destinations in Asia. Jürgen Scheffran is part of the German delegation.
September 22-24, 2014
International Workshop "Climate, Land Use, and Conflict in Northern Africa" at the KlimaCampus Hamburg, Germany. This workshop is co-organized by CLISEC and the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology. Further details about this event can be found on the conference web site.
September 17-19, 2014
Workshop "Meeres-, Küsten- und Flusslandschaften: Theoretische, methodische, planungspraktische und empirische Zugänge für die Analyse von Wasserlandschaften" of the Working Group Landschaftsforschung at the Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg, Germany. Participation by Michael Link.
September 08-19, 2014
Ph.D. summer school on "Innovating for sustainable cities" in Berlin, Germany. Participation by Liang Yang. Further information about this summer school can be found here.
September 05-07, 2014
3rd UNITAR-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy, Human Rights, Environmental Sustainability, Post-2015 Development, and the Future Climate Regime at Yale University, USA. Presentation by Sarah Nash on "Climate change and migration in the post-2015 agenda: the importance of a rights-based approach for developing legislation focused on the needs of climate migrants". More information about this event can be found here.
September 04-05, 2014
Workshop on "System States and Transitions of Tidal Estuaries" at the Technical University Hamburg Harburg, Germany. Participation by Michael Link.
August 18-22, 2014
Climate Engineering Conference 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Joint presentation by Jasmin S.A. Link, P. Michael Link, Jürgen Scheffran, and Leonard Borchert on "Potential Implications of Climate Engineering for Security, Conflict and Peace", which is part of the session organized by Jürgen Scheffran and Achim Maas on "Risks and Conflict Potential of Climate Engineering". Further information about this conference are available here.
August 06-09, 2014
Fourth Global International Studies Conference at the University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Sessions organized by Tobias Ide and Jürgen Scheffran on “Climate Change, Cooperation and Conflict” and on “Climate Change, Migration and Conflict”. Presentations by Giovanna Gioli and Jürgen Scheffran on “Remittances and Community Resilience to Conflict and Environmental Hazards in North-western Pakistan”, by Christiane Fröhlich on “On the Relationship Between Environmental Change, Environmental Migration and Revolutionary Movements in Syria and Jordan”, by Tobias Ide on “Towards a Discursive Understanding of Socio-Environmental Conflicts”, and by Janpeter Schilling on “Climate Change, Adaptation and Conflict in northwestern Kenya and southern Nepal”.
July 21, 2014
C4 meeting in Hamburg, Germany. Muhammad Abid gives a talk on "Climate change and agriculture: Findings from a recent study in Punjab, Pakistan".
July 19-24, 2014
World Congress of Political Science in Montreal, Canada. Presentation by Sarah Nash on "Governing Climate-Induced Migration in an Institutional Void: The Challenges and Potential of a Fragmented Global Governance", which is part of the session on "Challenges of Contemporary Global Social Governance". Further information about the event can be found here.
July 11, 2014
Workshop "Sozialwissenschaften in den deutschen Meereswissenschaften" in Bremen, Germany. Participation by Michael Link.
July 07-11, 2014
Global Gender, Water & Development Conference in East London, South Africa. Presentation of Christiane Fröhlich and Giovanna Gioli on "Bridging troubled waters- The role of gender in water conflicts".
July 01-03, 2014
Norwich Conference on Earth System Governance at the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. Presentation by Tobias Ide and Christiane Fröhlich on “Water Conflict or Water Cooperation? The Discursive Dimensions of Interaction over Water Access and Allocation in Israel and Palestine”.
June 27, 2014
CliSAP C4-Meeting in Hamburg, Germany. Presentation by Andrea Balbo on "Linking climate and people". The presentation is available here (PDF).
June 10-12, 2014
SICSS Ph.D. Retreat in Lauenburg, Germany. Presentation by Liang Yang on "Assessment of Flood Losses with Household Responses: Agent-based Simulation in an Urban Watershed".
June 10-11 2014
International Workshop "Gendering a Sustainable Future: Water, Conflict and Climate Change", United Nation World Water Assesment Programme (UN WWAP), Colombella, Italy. The workshop is funded by Clisap and organized by Christiane Fröhlich and Giovanna Gioli. More information is available here.
May 12-16, 2014
iLEAPS Conference in Nanjing, China. Session on "Land-atmosphere-society interactions in developing countries" co-organized by Jürgen Scheffran. Presentation on "Land use, land use change, and conflict within the next decades in West Africa" by Tim Brücher, with Jürgen Scheffran and Michael Link as some of the co-authors. Poster presentation by Liang Yang on "Climate-related flood risks and adaptation to reduce flood loss in the Pearl River Delta, China". Further information about the conference can be found here. Details about the session are available here, the conference agenda can be found here (PDF).
May 08-09, 2014
Geographic Information Systems Workshop "GIS Küste / ESRI Anwendertreffen" in Ratzeburg, Germany. Participation by Michael Link.
April 08-12, 2014
Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers in Tampa, FL (USA). Sessions on "Rivers, deltas, and climate vulnerability I: impacts on river systems" and on "Rivers, deltas, and climate vulnerability II: impacts on deltas and coastal regions", both organized by Jürgen Scheffran and Michael Link. Presentations by Michael Link on "Conflict or Cooperation over a limited Resource: Sharing the Nile waters" and by Jürgen Scheffran on "Vulnerability and Resilience of River Deltas to Sea-level and Climate Change".
April 07-10, 2014
MAIRS (Moonson Asia Integrated Regional Study) Open Science Conference 2014 in Beijing, China. Giovanna Gioli co-chaired (with Prof. Jianzhong Yan) the session "Climate Change and Social-economic transformation" and presented on "Migration in the context of climatic and environmental change in the Upper Indus Basin".
April 03-05, 2014
32. Jahrestagung of the Arbeitskreis "Geographie der Meere und Küsten" (AMK) of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geographie (DGfG) in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Participation by Michael Link and Jasmin Link.
April 03-05, 2014
Annual Congress of the German Working Group Peace and Conflict Research (Arbeitskreis Friedens- und Konfliktforschung - AFK) at the protestant academy of Villigst, Germany. Presentation by Tobias Ide and Christiane Fröhlich on "Discourses of Inclusion, Discourses of Exclusion: A Discursive Understanding of Water Conflict and Water Cooperation in Israel and Palestine".
March 14-16, 2014
Symposium on Climate - Conflict - Consequences (Klima - Konflikte - Konsequenzen) at the Academy for Political Education, Tutzing, Germany. Presentation by Tobias Ide on "Climate Change and Violent Conflict: What Can We Learn from Case Studies in Africa and Asia?".
March 13-14, 2014
COST Workshop on Empirical evidence and policy responses regarding climate change and migration- what role for migration in local adaptation? UNU-EHS, Bonn, Germany. Presentation by Giovanna Gioli on Understanding migration as an adaptation startegy to climatic and environmental change: a case study from the Upper Indus Basin".
March 04-05, 2014
UNESCO National Workshop on "Migration and Global Environmental Change in India", New Delhi, India. Presentation by Giovanna Gioli on "Gender, remittances and environmental change: evidence from the Upper Indus Basin".
February 25, 2014
International Conference on Regional Climate Adaptation and Resilience "CLARR 2014" at the University of Bremen, Germany. Presentation by Tobias Ide on "On Vulnerability and Violence: Spatial Distribution of Vulnerability to Climate Change-Related Violence in Kenya and Uganda".
February 02, 2014
Workshop "Wege aus der Gewalt" at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy Hamburg, Germany. Presentation by Tobias Ide on "On Vulnerability and Violence: Spatial Distribution of Risk to Climate Change-Related Violence in Kenya and Uganda". Participation by Jürgen Scheffran, Michael Link, Jasmin Link, and Janpeter Schilling.