Dr. Leonie Tuitjer

Dr. Leonie Tuitjer
Address
Schneiderberg 50
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
226
Dr. Leonie Tuitjer
Address
Schneiderberg 50
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
226
Positions
BAFÖG Officers
Geographie
Postdoctoral researchers
Cultural Geography Section

FOCUS IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Area of Expertise
Post-structuralist theory, climate change and migration discourses, qualitative research methods, urban studies, research on infrastructures

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Professional career

    Education
    B.A. in Political Science and English (Georg-August Universität Göttingen)
    M.A. in Global Studies (Erasmus Mundus) with study periods at Roskilde University, Denmark; Macquarie University, Australia; Vienna University, Austria.
    M.A. in Research Methods in Human Geography (University of Durham, UK) 
    PhD in Human Geography, University of Durham (UK)

     

    PhD Thesis
    Sensing the Waterscape – (Re)assembling the politics of climate change and displacement in Bangkok, Thailand

    M.A. Thesis (Research Methods, University of Durham)
    Resilience for what end? Investigating Neoliberalism in EU Policy Approaches to Climate Change Induced Migration

    M.A. Thesis (Global Studies, University of Vienna)
    Climate-Proofing Refugee Aid? The UNHCR’s Approach to Climate Change Induced Displacement and Climate Justice

    B.A. Thesis
    From Colonial Discourses to Discourses of Transnationalism. An Analysis of Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss

  • Memberships

    TRUST – Transdiciplinary rural and urban transformation ( Research cluster, Leibniz University Hanover )