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Welcome to "Megacities-Megachallenge"!

This is the webpage of the Priority Program 1233 "Megacities-Megachallenge - Informal Dynamics of Global Change", funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Primary research areas are the process dynamics of global change, mega-urbanisation and informal phenomena and their relationships and interactions.

The program is designed for 6 years, with 3 phases of each 2 years. In the ongoing third phase 10 interdisciplinary project s are conducting research in the Pearl River Delta (China) and Dhaka (Bangladesh).


News & Upcoming Events
09.-25.08.2012 Poster- und Fotoausstellung „Chinas Metropolen im Wandel: Die Zweite Transformation“, Hamburg
14.-16.04.2013 Final Conference: "Megacities-Megachallenge. Informal Dynamics of Global Change", Cologne/Bonn, Germany, DEADLINE for cfp: 15 Feb 2013