Tagungen/ Organized Workshops

Tagungen/ Organized Workshops

Out now: Artistic Research: Photo installations by Hamburg photographer Barbara
Dombrowski with texts by Kiel geographer Silja Klepp



Conference: Narratives and Practices of Environmental Justice

Public Events: Workshop „Narratives and practices of environmental justice“


Program Enjust Workshop and further information


English Version below

Herzliche Einladung

Workshop zum Thema Umweltgerechtigkeit an der Universität Kiel

Von Donnerstag, 6. Juni, bis Samstag, 8. Juni, findet im Kieler Wissenschaftszentrum der Workshop „Narratives and Practices of Environmental Justice“ statt. Organisiert wird die Veranstaltung von Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern des Geographischen Instituts der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) in Kooperation mit dem Netzwerk EnJust. EnJust ist ein Netzwerk zum Thema Umweltgerechtigkeit, das gerade in Gründung ist und an der Schnittstelle von Wissenschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft angesiedelt ist.

Im öffentlichen Teil des Workshops hält Professor Gordon Walker (Universität Lancaster) am 6.Juni um 14 Uhr einen Vortrag zum Thema Umweltgerechtigkeit. Ab 19 Uhr zeigt die Fotografin Barbara Dombrowski Fotoinstallationen zum Thema Klimagerechtigkeit in Kiribati, Ozeanien. Einen Tag später diskutieren Roda Verheyen (Anwältin und Klimaaktivistin, Hamburg), Steffen Regis (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel), Daniel Morchain (International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg), Gunnar Maus (Regionalplanung Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel) und Jean Carlo Rodriguez de Francisco (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, Bonn) um 19 Uhr über verschiedene Handlungspotenziale für eine sozial-ökologische Transformation. Moderiert wird die Veranstaltung von Professor Florian Dünckmann (CAU Kiel).

Interessierte sind herzlich zu diesen drei öffentlichen und englischsprachigen Programmpunkten eingeladen.

Das Wichtigste in Kürze:

Öffentlicher Vortrag (Keynote)
„Environmental justice in space and time: opening up temporalities“ (Prof. Walker)
Wann: Donnerstag, 6. Juni, 14 Uhr
Wo: Fraunhoferstraße 13, Wissenschaftszentrum Kiel

Wann: Donnerstag, 6. Juni, 19 Uhr
Wo: Fraunhoferstraße 13, Wissenschaftszentrum Kiel

Podiumsdiskussion (Panel Discussion)
Wann: Freitag, 7. Juni, 19-21 Uhr
Wo: Fraunhoferstraße 13, Wissenschaftszentrum Kiel

English version

International Workshop/Invitation

„Narratives and Practices of Environmental Justice“

06.-08.06.2019, Kiel

Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel

Department of Geography

The aim of the EnJust Workshop is to promote the exchange between science, civil society and practitioners on questions of environmental justice. The workshop focuses on narratives and practices of environmental (in)justice with the objective to overcome  disciplinary, one-dimensional views on the environmental crisis. The meeting will take place from 06 – 08 June 2019 at the Wissenschaftszentrum of the University of Kiel. The program consists of five topics with a total of 35 presentations.

EnJust is a transdisciplinary network that raises questions of environmental justice and seeks to strengthen the democratic participation of those affected by the multiple dimensions of the environmental crisis.

Public events:

Thursday, June 06th

14.00-15.30, Keynote

Prof. Dr. Gordon Walker (Lancaster) „Environmental justice in space and time: opening up temporalities“

Thursday, June 06th

19.00-open end, Vernissage

Photo Installations on Climate Justice in Oceania by Barbara Dombrowski (Hamburg)

Friday, June 07 th

19.00-21.00, Panel Discussion

„From Science to Action – Knowledge for a Just Transformation?“ moderated by Florian Dünckmann (Institute of Geography, CAU Kiel):

Verheyen, Roda (Lawyer and climate activist, Hamburg)

Regis, Steffen (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel)

Morchain, Daniel (International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Winnipeg)

Maus, Gunnar (Regional Planning Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel)

Rodriguez de Francisco, Jean Carlo (German Development Institut, Bonn)

Interested visitors are mostly welcome to the three public events!


Wissenschaftszentrum Kiel

Fraunhoferstraße 13, 24118 Kiel


EnJust Network | www.enjust.net

E-Mail: enjust@geographie.uni-kiel.de

This workshop is organised in partnership with the Institute of Geography CAU, the Philosophical Seminar CAU, Kiel Marine Science, Heidehof Stiftung and Alumni und Freunde der CAU e.V.


Vortragsreihe „Umweltgerechtigkeit“

Im Rahmen des geographischen Kolloquiums, Wintersemester 2018/2019, findet die Vortragsreihe „Umweltgerechtigkeit“ statt, jeweils um 16:15 -17:45 Uhr im Hörsaal der Geographie (R. 09).

Vortragsreihe Umweltgerechtigkeit
  12.11.2018 Dr. Robert Hafner, Universität Innsbruck
Environmental justice revisited. Oder: was man tut, wenn sich gar nichts tut

19.11.2018Prof. Michael Flitner, Universität Bremen
Umweltgerechtigkeit – ein einfacher Plan?

21.01.2019 Prof. Marc Redepenning, Universität Bamber
Geographien raumbezogener Gerechtigkeit. Konturen eines aktuellen Themas

Social Transformation through Climate Change Adaptation?

Book Presentation and Panel Discussion

Social Transformation through Climate Change Adaptation? Book Presentation: A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation and Panel Discussion

During the last decades climate change adaptation has become a growing necessity and a much-debated topic worldwide. Especially in the field of North-South relations and international development adaptation politics and projects are often controversial and challenge the status quo. On the evening of the 1st of November, we will discuss at Hansa48 how far these interventions have a transformative potential or if they are just
fortifying the power of elites and deepen inequalities.
We have invited authors of the book “A Critical Approach to Climate Change
Adaptation. Discourses, Policies and Practices” from Mexico, Venezuela and Germany. After a short presentation of the book by Florian Dünckmann (CAU Kiel) we will open the floor for a round table discussion with Libertad Chavez-Rodriguez (CIESAS Mexico), Daniel Morchain (Oxfam UK), Sybille Bauriedl (Uni Flensburg) and Jonas Hein (CAU Kiel).

Kiel, Germany, November 1st, 2018

Social Transformation through Climate change Adaptation?

Workshop Invitation

Loss & Hope: Contemporary debates in Environmental Anthropology

Workshop Invitation

Diagnoses of environmental loss – i.e. loss of bio-diversity and extinction of species, of soil and crop nutrients, loss through sea-level rise, the pollution of oceans and waterways, or the penetration of living forms by industrially produced chemical compounds inform much scholarly debate. This networking meeting for researchers focusing on environmental anthropology takes a productive tension between such recent diagnoses of loss and persistent hopes in betterment as starting point to open up our discussions: What does taking loss in relation to the environment seriously imply for anthropologists and how does this relate to projects that try to instill hope? To what extent  are these undertakings desirable or risky? What
affective attachments to hope or loss prevail in our fields of inquiry?

Tübingen, Germany, October 18th-19th, 2018

Workshop Invitation


World Social Scienc Forum, Fukuoka, Japan

We would like to draw your attention to the following call for papers for our session OP4-01 Transformation in coastal zones: Coping with global change at the World Social Sciences Forum 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan, 25-28 September 2018.

In this panel, we aim to critically explore the assumptions, triggers, catalysts and motivations for transformation in the contexts of coastal realms. We ask whether the concept of transformation is adequate to cope with the complexities of global social and environmental change and innovation, with aspirations for sustainable development set by the 2030 Agenda, but also with issues of power and representation across scale and social positioning as they manifest in coastal areas.

For more details about the session see: http://www.wssf2018.org/session-parallel-02-list.html#a_p4

Abstracts may be submitted through the conference website via: http://www.wssf2018.org/call-for-papers.html

Submission deadline for papers is 17 March 2017.


Denaturalizing Climate Change: Perspectives for Critical Adaptation Research, Workshop organized together with Dr. Libertad Chavez-Rodriguez,  CIESAS Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social in Oaxaca, Mexiko

Call for paper Oaxaca 2016: CfP_DenaturalizingCC_Mexico_Sep2016


Refugees Welcome? Geflüchtete an deutschen Hochschulen, Conference organized together with Prof. Dr. Kristina Musholt, University of Leipzig and Prof. Dr. Magdalena Nowicka, Humboldt University Berlin at the German Young Academy of Scientists/ Die Junge Akademie, Berlin

Call for participation Berlin 2016: CfP Refugees_Workshop_2016_Berlin 


Familiar Adaptations: Addressing global environmental change through social innovation in the marine and coastal realms, Panel organized together with Dr. Sarah Wise, AAA 2015, 114th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, November 18-22, 2015 in Denver, Colorado


Big Data and the Future of Research in the Digital Age, Collaborative Symposium of  The Israel Young Academy and Junge Akademie (JA) The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem


Denaturalizing Climate Change: Migration, Mobilities and Spaces, organized together with Dr. Frieda Gesing and Dr. Johannes Herbeck, international Workshop, University of Bremen


Socio-Ecological Novelties – Frontiers in Sustainability Research, Workshop of the South African Young Academy (SAYAS) and Junge Akademie (JA) , organized together with Prof. Dr. Anke Jentsch, University of Bayreuth, Berlin