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)

2019 (5)

2018 (16)

2017 (7)

2016 (6)

2015 (9)

2014 (9)

2013 (4)

2012 (7)

2011 (5)

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