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Human Geography Research Group, Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg

Head of Research Group: Prof. Dr. Tim Freytag

Researcher: Dr. Kirsten Hackenbroch, Master students of MSc Environmental Governance



Main research areas:

  • Sustainable urban development in Chennai: institutions, knowledge mobilities, emerging and established actors and their transformative potential
  • Socio-spatial transformations at the urban fringes: (a) discourse on water in peri-urban Chennai, (b) resilience of existing villages and towns/inhabitants