Institute of Economic and Cultural Geography Research Presentations
Global environmental change and sustainable development

Research Focus on Global Environmental Change and Sustainable Development


  • Brueck, C. (2024): The role of foreign MNEs in China’s twin transition: a study on the organization of green and digital innovation processes. 7th Geography of Innovation Conference. Manchester, 12.01.2024.
  • Füner, L.; Berkholz, C.; Sternberg, R.; Lubczyk, M.; Bersch, J. (2023): The spatial dimensions of digital entrepreneurship: Evidence from broadbent and internet rollouts in Germany. 5th ZEW Conference on the Dynamics of Entrepreneurship (CoDE), ZEW and Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation. Mannheim, 12.10. 2023.
  • Brueck, C. (2023): The role of foreign MNEs in China’s twin transition: a study on the organization of green and digital innovation processes. 62. Deutscher Kongress für Geographie. Frankfurt, 21.09.2023.
  • Barnikol, J. (2023): Escaping the trade-off: The potential of Advanced Frugal Innovation to promote sustainable economic development. ERSA 2023, Alicante (Spanien), 30.08.2023.
  • Grün, L.; Hölzen, J.; Losacker, S.; Liefner, I.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R. (2023): Ready for take-off? The role of green hydrogen for sustainability transitions in the aviation sector. 8th NEST Conference. Dresden (Germany) 01.07.2023.
  • Brueck, C. (2023): Artificial Intelligence and Environmental Technologies in China: The Organization of Innovation Processes, Clusters, and the Role of German Firms. 2023 RSA Annual Conference. Ljubljana, 15.06.2023.
  • Barnikol, J. (2023): Zirkuläres Design und Frugale Innovation. Veranstaltungsreihe Wege zur Circular Economy der Hessen Trade and Invest, House of Logistics and Mobility, Frankfurt am Main, 09.05.2023.
  • Barnikol, J. (2023): Systemic Conditions for Advanced Frugal Innovation. Workshop: Frugal Engineering of Advanced Frugal Innovations, Chennai, Indien, 09.02.2023.
  • Brueck, C. (2022): China's green and digital transformation: Insights from national and regional policy. AK Industriegeographie. Naurod-Niedernhausen, 25.11.2022.
  • Barnikol, J. (2022): The Prospects of Advanced Frugal Innovations in Different Economies, 6th Geograpgy of Innovation Conference, Mailand, 6.7.2022.
  • Brueck, C. (2022): Artificial Intelligence Clusters for Environmental Protection: China's Green and Digital Transformation. 6th Global Conference on Economic Geography. Dublin, 09.06.2022.
  • Losacker, S.; Liefner, I. (2019): Environmental Innovation and Regional Lead Markets. Research Workshop, School of Urban & Regional Science, East China Normal University. Shanghai, China, 17.09.2019.
  • Nolte, K. (2018): Large-scale land acquisitions in the Global South. A global phenomenon with local-level repercussions. CRC Lecture Series Future Rural Africa, University of Bonn, 17.12.2018.
  • Nolte, K. (2018): Impacts of large-scale land acquisitions on common-pool resources: Evidence from the Land Matrix. 4th Annual FLARE meeting, Copenhagen, 19.10.2018.
  • Liao, C.; Nolte, K.; Lay, J.; Althoff, C.; Brown, D.; Agrawal, A. (2018): Anticipating Carbon Emission and Its Mitigation in the Global Land Rush. Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, Washington D.C., 21.3.2018.
  • Dirksmeier, P. (2010): Multilokalität als neue Herausforderung landschaftlich attraktiver ländlicher Räume – die Beispiele Bodolz/Bodensee und Tegernsee/Stadt. Vortrag auf der Tagung des AK Ländlicher Raum „Herausforderungen Ländlicher Räume im 21. Jahrhundert“ vom 11.-12. Juni 2010 in Berlin.
  • Dirksmeier, P. (2010): Das Natur-/Gesellschaftsverhältnis als Organisationsprinzip der Strukturbildung in der Geographie. Vortrag im Kolloquium des Geographischen Instituts der Universität Mainz am 29. April 2010 in Mainz.
  • Dirksmeier, P. (2008): The bumpy road to a sustainable creative industries policy. A case study of four European cities. Vortrag auf der Tagung „Sustainable City and Creativity. Promoting Creative Urban Initiatives” vom 24.-26. September 2008 in Neapel.