Prof. Dr. Sigrun Kabisch

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Prof. Dr. Sigrun Kabisch

  • Head of Department
  • Speaker of the Integrated Project (IP) "Urban Transformations: sustainable urban development towards resource efficiency, quality of life and resilience", 2014-2018, POF 3, Topic 1


Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology
Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. Sigrun Kabisch

Prof. Dr. Sigrun Kabisch


Main research interests

  • Interdependencies between natural, social and built environment
  • Spatial consequences of demographic change
  • Urban vulnerability and climate change
  • Potential and challenges of large housing estates
  • International comparative case studies about urban landuse change and socio-spatial differentiation


Publications


Activities in the Scientific Community

• Member of the German Geographical Society

• Member of the Scientific Advisory Board URBAN EUROPE

• Member of Deutsche Akademie für Städtebau und Landesplanung

• Member of Kompetenzzentrum Großwohnsiedlungen e.V.

• Member of the Working Group "Society", acatech project Energy systems of the future


Curriculum Vitae

2009

Professor of Urban Geography at the University of Leipzig

2006-2008

Associate Professor of Urban Geography at the University Leipzig

since 06/2004

Head of the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology

2000-2004

Deputy Head of the Department of Economics, Sociology and Law

1997-1999

Head of the Department of Ecological Economics and Environmental Sociology

1994-1996

Deputy Head of the Department of Landscape Ecology

since 1992

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research − UFZ

1982-1991

Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Institute for Sociology, University Leipzig, Germany

1982

PhD in Urban Sociology, University Leipzig, Germany

1979-1982

Research fellow at the Institute for Sociology, University Leipzig, Germany

1974-1978

Diploma in Economics/Sociology at the Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany


Completed external funding projects

→ "Why and where residents move" − Housing survey in Leipzig, in cooperation with the City of Leipzig, 2013-2014


Selected pdf-publications