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06 November 2019

Publication of the first video clip showing the project progress of our BMBF-funded CAMaRSEC-project.

 

This clip documents our starter conference & the inauguration of the Competence Centre for Sustainable Building in Vietnam (CCSB-VN) at NUCE. It has been produced by the environmental NGO GreenID under the guidance of the University of Hamburg represented by Ms. Carolin Pleines and me.

 

05 November 2019

Opening of the exhibition “Urban Change in Vietnam – Việt Nam trong quá trình biến đổi đô thị” at Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City

The exhibiton “Urban Change in Vietnam” has also been published online at flickr.

04 November 2019

Meeting with Phnom Penh City Hall representatives in the context of the Build4People project

01 November 2019

Keynote speech at ICBM2019 Conference, Hanoi

03 October 2019

Homepage of Build4People project published

I am very glad, that the homepage of our BMBF funded Build4People project went online: build4people.org

23 September 2019

Issue No. 52 of the peer-reviewed journal Pacific Geographies published

The latest issue of the peer-reviewed journal PACIFIC GEOGRAPHIES has been published.

06 June 2019

Job offer: CAMaRSEC project / expert on sustainable building / urban development

I am currently looking for a research associate (TVL 13; 70% part-time) from 01 August 2019.

The position is part of the project “Climate-Adapted Material Research for the Socio-Economic Context of Vietnam – Enabling Research and Development for Sustainable Buildings in the socio-economic context of Vietnam (CAMaRSEC)”. This research project (support code: 01LZ1804B) is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Leader of the consortium: Dr. Dirk Schwede / University of Stuttgart. I am recognized research partner within this project and leader of the sub-project 2 with the title: “socio-economic dimension / governance of sustainable building / impact management”. Main local partners are the National University of Civil Engineering (Trường Đại học xây dựng, NUCE) and the Vietnamese Institute of Building Materials (Viện Vật liệu xây dựng, VIBM), both based in Hanoi and the Ton Duc Thang University (Đại học Tôn Đức Thắng, TDTU) based in Ho Chi Minh City.

Detailed information on the job offer (in German language only)

Application deadline is 24 June 2019.

30 April 2019

Job offer: Build4People project / expert on sustainable urban development

I am currently looking for a research associate (TVL 13; 60%-65% part-time) from 01 August 2019.

The position is part of a long-term interdisciplinary research project funded by the BMBF on “Build4People: Sustainable Buildings for People – Improving Urban Quality of Life in Cambodia” (project flyer). The overall project examines and promotes the development of sustainable buildings as well as concepts for sustainable urban development from a people-centered perspective. Work Package 6 explores the topic of “Sustainable Urban Transformation” through analytical governance approaches, with the aim of contributing to improving the urban quality of life of Phnom Penh’s citizens.

Tasks:

  • Conceptualization of the “Sustainable Urban Transformation” and application to the Southeast Asian context.
  • Carrying out media analyzes, interviews and expert discussions.
  • Use of stakeholder and analytical governance approaches.
  • Participation in the planning, implementation and documentation of interdisciplinary round-table workshops and conferences in the project region.
  • Participation in a Green School Demonstration Project in Phnom Penh focusing on Education for Sustainable Development.
  • Participate in capacity development at the local cooperation partner, the Royal University of Phnom Penh.
  • Publication of research results in basic reports for the grantor, in scientific journals and other relevant public ations; presentation of results at scientific conferences.

Due to the duration of the first project phase, the position will be limited until 31.12.2020. It is desired that the employee seeks a PhD in a cooperative process.

Application deadline is 22 May 2019.

More information on the job offer (in German language only)

08 March 2019

Issue No. 51 of the peer-reviewed journal Pacific Geographies published

The latest issue of the peer-reviewed journal PACIFIC GEOGRAPHIES has been published.

03 March 2019

The exhibition “Chinese Mega Cities in Transition” is shown at Buxtehude

From 04 – 15 March 2019, the exhibition “Chinese Mega Cities in Transition” will be shown at Halepaghen-Schule (Konopkastraße 5, 21614 Buxtehude) in Buxtehude / Lower Saxony. Much thanks to the teacher Manuela Holzmüller for organizing this.

29 January 2019

The exhibition “Chinese Mega Cities in Transition” is shown at Neustadt in Holstein and at Marne

From 01 – 23 February 2019, the exhibition “Chinese Mega Cities in Transition” will be shown at the Municipal Library of Neustadt in Holstein. From 02 – 23 March 2019, it will be shown at the local museum (Heimatmuseum) of Marne. Thanks to Peter Schlieper of German-Chinese Friendship Society in Oldenburg for organizing this.

Some impressions of the poster exhibition “Chinas Metropolen im Wandel” shown at the Municipal Library of Neustadt in Holstein in February 2019

Source of all photos: © Peter Schlieper 2019