Our research group 'Environment. Migration. Resilience' offers a fresh perspective on the environment-migration nexus. It starts from the assumption that, regardless of the accuracy of the projections of future environmental changes, migration is already occuring and will continue to be a major dynamic of global change. We seek to interrogate how migration-induced intensifying translocal relations alter the environment and the capacity to deal with environmental changes in the places of origin of migrants.

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How do Social Practices Shape Policy?

How do Social Practices Shape Policy?

In their latest publication, Kayly Ober and Patrick Sakdapolrak provide an understanding of the logic and practices of the migra… read more

What Role Does Scale Play in Translocality?

What Role Does Scale Play in Translocality?

In this recent publication, Luise Porst and Patrick Sakdapolrak discuss the uses and potentials of scale in translocal concepts.… read more

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Ecosystem Services as Conceptual Bridge between Environmental Degradation and Migration

Ecosystem Services as Conceptual Bridge between Environmental Degradation and Migration

Globally, social systems are closely interlinked with ecosystems and their services, forming complex social-ecological systems (… read more

The Coming Resilience Renaissance: Towards the tele-connected and social, but what about migration?

The Coming Resilience Renaissance: Towards the tele-connected and social, but what about migration?

A better understanding of global tele-connectivity and social aspects were highlighted as key factors for a “new renaissance” of… read more

Topics & Sub-Projects

Risks, Livelihoods & Vulnerability

Risks, Livelihoods & Vulnerability

This sub-project will carry out detailed vulnerability and resilience analyses in selected villages in rural Thailand. The aim o… read more

Social Networks & Translocal Resilience

Social Networks & Translocal Resilience

The aim is to understand the influence of social network properties and flows on the ability of households to respond to climat… read more

Social Practices of Translocality

Social Practices of Translocality

This sub-project focuses on the everyday dynamics of translocality and translocal social practices of migrants who are rooted in… read more

Governing Translocal Social Resilience

Governing Translocal Social Resilience

This sub-project is interested in understanding the governance context of the climate-migration-adaptation nexus at the local, n… read more

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Who we are

We are a BMBF supported research group seeking to decipher the relationships between migration, translocality, and social resilience to climate change in Thailand. Our working group is based at the Department of Geography at the University of Bonn, Germany. Get to know our team...

 

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เรา คือ กลุ่มวิจัยฯ ภายใต้การสนับสนุนของกระทรวงศึกษาและวิจัยแห่งสหพันธ์รัฐ (BMBF) มีความสนใจในการสร้างความเข้าใจเกี่ยวกับความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างการโยกย้ายถิ่นฐาน การเชื่อมโยงระหว่างพื้นที่ และความยืนหยัดทางสังคมจากการเปลี่ยนแปลงสภาพภูมิอากาศในประเทศไทย โดยทางกลุ่มวิจัยฯ เป็นส่วนหนึ่งของภาควิชาภูมิศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยบอนน์ สหพันธ์สาธารณรัฐเยอรมนี รายละเอียดเพิ่มเติม ...

 

 

 

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