Territories Categories: Germany

Linda Wollersheim

Name of event: KOSMOS Conference – Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century, Humboldt University Berlin On the occasion of Alexander von Humboldt’s 250th birthday and in light of his famous Kosmos lectures, Humboldt University of Berlin staged the KOSMOS Conference ‘Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century’ in Berlin at the end […]

Huiwen Gong

Huiwen is a PhD student with a  focus on opening concepts in Economic Geography to perspectives from the Global South and Asia.  Huiwen will provide a significant voice representing the views of emerging scholars on the Committee and it is hoped her active involvement will provide a distinct and valuable perspective.

Britta Klagge

Britta Klagge is full Professor of Geography at the University of Bonn, Germany. Her research focuses on economic and urban geography with a special interest in energy issues, finance and governance. A Master of Science in Geography at the the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she received her Ph.D. from the University of Vienna in 1997 and […]

Camilla Chlebna

Camilla Chlebna is a postdoctoral researcher in the REENEA project on regional energy transitions at the Faculty for Sociology at University of Oldenburg in Germany. Her research is focused on sustainability transitions and the role of actors and agency in regional transition processes. She did her PhD at Oxford Brookes University on the subject of […]

Suntje Schmidt

Suntje Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Applied Economic Geography at the Humboldt University in Berlin, is the RSA Ambassador to Germany.

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Territorial Cohesion and Inter-regional Financial Transfer Payments

A system of  financial transfer payments is employed in the Federal Republic of Germany as a means of compensating for substantial differences in the financial power of the federal states (Länder). For the year 2012, only three federal states, all located in southern Germany were net contributors while the remaining thirteen states were net recipients […]

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Spatial Justice and the Crisis of Regional Development Theories

The 2012 Regional Studies Association Early Career Conference took place on 1st and 2nd November at Hafen City University in Hamburg. The conference under the  title of Times of Change: Future Directions in Geography, Urban and Regional Studies examined the implications of the current economic and financial crisis for future of regional studies.  Individual sessions covered a wide range […]

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Crossing the Fehmarn Belt: A New Transnational Region in the Making

Commencing operation in 2021, a new tunnel will provide the final piece in the jigsaw linking the city of Hamburg in Germany to Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden which together form the STRING region. This fixed link will complement the existing bridge crossing the Öresund strait between Denmark and Sweden which opened to […]

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