General committee / Scientific advisory board

The work of the Institute is monitored by a general committee and a scientific council.

General committee

  • MR Christoph Meier (chairman)
    Saxon Ministry for Science and the Arts, Dresden
  • Dr Oliver Weigel (vice chairman)
    Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Berlin
  • Professor Caroline Kramer, Karlsruhe
  • Professor Günter Heinritz, Munich
  • Professor Herbert Popp, Bayreuth
  • Professor Erich Schröger
    Vice-Rector for research and promotion of junior researchers at the University of Leipzig

Scientific advisory board

  • Professor Peter Lindner (Chairman)
    Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Department of Human Geography
  • Professor Denis Eckert (Vice chairman)
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin
  • Professor Vera Denzer
    University of Leipzig, Institute for Geography
  • Professor Thomas Glade
    University of Vienna (Austria), Institute for Geography und Area Research
  • Professor Matthew G. Hannah
    University of Bayreuth, Department of Cultural Geography
  • Professor Lorenz Hurni
    ETH Zurich (Switzerland), Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation 
  • Dr. Heike Jöns
    Loughborough University (Leicestershire, UK), Department of Geography
  • Dr. Corey M. Johnson
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro (USA), Department of Geography
  • Dr. Kadri Leetmaa
    University of Tartu (Estonia), Department of Geography

News

Vacancies

No news in this list.

Press releases

28.07.2017

Urban Eurasia

Cities in Transformation 

Events

27.09.2017 to 29.09.2017, Leipzig

Coping with uneven development in Europe: Socio-economic and Political Responses to Regional Polarisation

International conference on current issues of socio-spatial polarisation in Europe – Registration now open! 

29.09.2017, Helsinki

Human Rights and the Arctic

The 7th symposium “Human Rights and Science” discusses the human rights dimension in the Arctic studies 

06.11.2017 to 07.11.2017, Leipzig, Germany

Self-positioning of Eastern European Societies in Global Relations

Interdisciplinary Conference on Conceptions of Space and Self-presentations in School Textbooks – Call for Papers 

Publications

Kinossian, Nadir
(2017)
The cart before the horse : the perils of state-led metropolisation in Russia. -
In: Europa regional/ 23.2015 (2017) 4. - Metropolisierung und Peripherisierung in Europa. - 2017, Seite 61-68
Kühn, Manfred / Lang, Thilo
(2017)
Metropolisierung und Peripherisierung in Europa : eine Einführung. -
In: Europa regional/ 23.2015 (2017) 4. - Metropolisierung und Peripherisierung in Europa. - 2017, Seite 2-14
Kirndörfer, Elisabeth
(2017)
Créolisation à l'Est? : la génération post-1989 en Allemagne. -
In: Chimères : revue des schizoanalyses , 90 (2017), Seite 111-122
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