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January 2021 - M. Kempf and R. Glaser are guests at an international conference in Bern

Michael Kempf and Rüdiger Glaser give a lecture on „Conceptualization of Environmental Stressors – The Dynamics of Vulnerability, Resilience, and Adaptation Measures in the Focus of Landscape Affordances in Central Europe on Multivariate Scales“ at the international TRAVAS conference about Theorizing Resilience & Vulnertability in Ancient Studies in Bern.

November 2020 - Climate change in Saarland ... and its consequences

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Glaser in conversation with Armgard Müller-Adams on Saarland television at INTENSIV, editor in chief the Freiburg geography graduate Felix Schneider.

To see under: www.sr.de/sr/home/nachrichten/panorama/tw2020_klimawandel_im_saarland_100.html

November 2020 - New publication "A multidisciplinary drought catalogue for southwestern Germany"

Droughts are multifaceted hazards with widespread negative consequences for the environment and society. Within the interdisciplinary research network Drier different perspectives on drought were explored using a multidisciplinary dataset of past drought events in southwestern Germany. The open access publication is available on: https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2979-2020

August 2020 - New book publication "Across the Sahara"

A multi-year joint research project between the Chair group of Physical Geography at the Freiburg University and the Center for National Archives and Historical Studies in Tripoli / Libya investigated the trans-Saharan caravan trade in the 19th century. The findings from this work are included in the publication "Across the Sahara - Tracks, Trade and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Libya ".

The book, edited by Dr Klaus Braun and Dr Jacqueline Passon, has been published by SPRINGER NATURE and is freely available as an open access publication at link.springer.com.

February 2020 – Registration for EnJust 2020 workshop now open

On 27 - 29 May 2020, the chair group Geography of Global Change and the network for environmental justice EnJust are jointly organizing the second international EnJust workshop entitled “Bridging research, policy and activism for environmental justice in times of crises“ in Freiburg. You can find further information on the workshop here. As of now it is possible to register for the workshop by following this Link .

Oktober 2019 – Field report of Robert John in the online magazine of the University of Freiburg

The online magazine "research & discover" of the University of Freiburg interviewed Robert John about his research in Cambodia and published a field report. In the next issue of uni'wissen another article will be published together with Prof. Dr. med. Annika Mattissek on the DFG project "Marketization of sand in Cambodia: global networks, conflicts and materialities". More ....

October 2019 - Call for contributions: International workshop "Bridging research, policy and activism for environmental justice in times of crises"

On 27 - 29 May 2020, the chair group Geography of Global Change and the network for environmental justice EnJust are jointly organizing the second international EnJust workshop in Freiburg. The aim of the workshop is to discuss transdisciplinary issues of environmental justice research and practice with actors from research, policy and civil society. The call for contributions can be found here. Contributions (articles, posters or artistic interventions) should be submitted as abstracts by 31 October 2019 to enjust2020@geographie.uni-freiburg.de. We look forward to hearing from you!