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", 2014-2020, 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
  • Potentials and challenges of large housing estates
  • International comparative case studies about urban landuse change and socio-spatial differentiation


Publications (since 2010)

2020 (2)

2019 (6)

2018 (16)

2017 (7)

2016 (6)

2015 (9)

2014 (9)

2013 (4)

2012 (7)

2011 (6)

2010 (9)


Activities in the Scientific Community

• Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board: Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) URBAN EUROPE

• Member of EU High Level Expert Group for the new Horizon 2020 Program on “Innovating Cities”

• Member of IAPS − International Association for People-Environment Studies

• Member of the German Sociological Society:


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