June 13, 2022

„Ab in den Süden“: Exkursion in Südfrankreich (April 2022)

Nach langem Zittern und Bangen, ob die Exkursion angesichts der ungewissen Coronasituation in Südfrankreich stattfinden kann, trafen wir (Lara Christmann und Sandra Petermann) Anfang März die […]
May 17, 2022

International Conference “Adaptation and Resilience to Climatic and Environmental Changes in the Indian Ocean World”

As part of the partnership on “Appraising risk, past and present” , the Indian Ocean World Centre at McGill University hosted an online conference from the […]
June 13, 2022

Geländetage im Rhein-Main Gebiet zum Urbanen Fahrradfahren

Im Rahmen des Moduls „Spezielle Humangeographie: Das Fahrrad in der Stadt- Kulturen, Politiken, Techologien“ waren Anfang Februar 27 Studierende unter der Leitung von Dr. Malve Jacobsen […]
June 13, 2022

Bonn – ehemalige Hauptstadt, UN-Stadt, Postkoloniale Stadt

Neben Metropolen wie Berlin, London und Paris hat Bonn eher den Charakter eines Geheimtipps unter den bekannten Hauptstädten. Dennoch geht beispielsweise unser aktuelles Grundgesetz auf die […]
June 13, 2022

Joint research and teaching with colleagues from the State University of Zanzibar

After many years of informal collaboration between our working group and scholars at the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), we are currently working on the institutionalisation […]
June 13, 2022

Anchoring Indian Ocean Studies at JGU Mainz

For more than fifteen years, Julia Verne has been actively involved in different research networks focusing on Indian Ocean Studies. After spending time as a visiting […]
June 9, 2022

Disaster communication beyond the state?

Over the last two decades, a number of cyclones and tropical storms have hit Zimbabwe with devastating effects. Expecting these events to happen even more frequently […]
June 9, 2022

Das tansanische Reisfeld als lebendes Labor?

Against the backdrop of food security and supposedly untapped agricultural potential in Africa, international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) remain important intermediaries for the transfer of agricultural science […]
June 13, 2022

New Book Publication: Cargoes in Motion

Together with Burkhard Schnepel (Anthropology, Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg), Julia Verne has edited an innovative collection of essays that foregrounds specific cargoes as a means to […]