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May 21-22, 2012 | Annual Colloquium of the SPP 2012


Schloss Wahn, Cologne, Germany

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March 26-29, 2012 | International Conference: Planet under Pressure

2nd International Conference on Planet Under Pressure - New Knowledge Towards Solutions
London, United Kindom

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19-21 Jan, 9-11 Feb, 8-10 Mar 2012 | Karrieretraining für Wissenschaftlerinnen

Seminarserie für Doktorandinnen und Postdoktorandinnen des SPP "MegacitiesMegachallenge“ und des SFB806 "Our Way to Europe"
Cologne, Germany

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15 Dec 2011 | Deadline for Abstract Submission: IGC 2012

International Geographical Congress 2012 - Call for Abstracts closes on 15 Dec
Cologne, Germany

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12 - 16 September, 2011 | International Summer School 2011 "Spatial Epidemiology in Megacities"
University of Bielefeld th

International Summer School 2011 "Spatial Epidemiology in Megacities: Statistical and spatial analysis of Health under a changing climate"
Bielefeld, Germany

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August 25-28, 2011 | International Conference on Urbanization and Development in China

Utah, US

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17.–18.6.2011 | Postkoloniale Gesellschaftswissenschaften. Eine Zwischenbilanz

University of Bielefeld th
Interdisziplinäre Konferenz an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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27 -28 May 2011 | 2nd International Conference on China’s Urban Transition and City Planning
University of Bielefeld th

Cardiff, Wales

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23-24.05.2011 | Workshop "Staat, Governance und Informalität"
University of Bielefeld th

Kassel, Germany

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09-10.05.2011 | Annual SPP Colloquium 2011
University of Bielefeld th

Bensberg (near Cologne)

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28.–30.4.2011 | 11. Rauischholzhausener Symposium zur Wirtschaftsgeographie

Rauischholzhausen

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22.02.2011 | Program Workshop, Guangzhou, China
University of Bielefeld th

Guangzhou, China

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7.–18.2.2011 | Analysing, mapping and evaluating spatio-temporal water scarcity problems

Water Scarcity Winter School 2011, Salzburg University of Bielefeld th

 

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4. & 5. Februar 2011 | Offene Tagung: Geographien Südasiens

Universität zu Köln University of Bielefeld th

 

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12 - 13 Nov 2010 | Arbeitskreis „Geographische Stadtforschung im Entwicklungskontext“

Tagung „Stadt und die Veränderung sozialer und physischer Umwelten“

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November 2-6, Hanover & Essen, Conference 'Our Common Future'
University of Bielefeld th

The interdisciplinary congress for a cross-generational dialogue about issues of our common future

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29 - 31 October 2010 | Geographischer Arbeitskreis Entwicklungstheorien
University of Bielefeld th

Meeting of the Geographical Working Group on Development Theories, 29-31 October 2010, in Innsbruck (Austria)

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11 - 13 October 2010 | Future Megacities in Balance
University of Bielefeld th

International Conference "Future Megacities in Balance – New Alliances for Energy- and Climate-Efficient Solutions", 11.-13.10.2010, in Essen

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15 - 17 October 2010 | International Conference "Urbanization and Global Environmental Change"
University of Bielefeld th

IHDP-UGEC: International Conference "Urbanization and Global Environmental Change", Tempe, Arizona (USA)

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10 - 11 May 2010 | Annual SPP Colloquium
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May 10-11, 2010 - Berlin, Germany

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21 - 23 June 2010 | Transnational Corporations, Knowledge and Networks in China’s Regional Economy (TransCoop)
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June 21-23, 2010 - Gießen, Germany: international open workshop on the role of local embedding of transnational corporations, knowledge transfer and local network dynamics in the process of technological upgrading in Chinas regional economic centres.

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21 - 24 July 2010 | Conference: "Adapting to Urban Change and Development"
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"Adapting to Urban Change and Development:
The Role of Self-Organisation in Cities", 21.-24. July, Passau, Germany

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26 - 29 July 2010 | European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies (ECMSAS)
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July 26-29, 2010 - Bonn, Germany

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14 - 18 April 2010 | Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers
University of Bielefeld th

Session on "Urban Governance Concepts and Research in China - Adaptation or Application?", April 14-18, 2010 - Washington, DC

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15 April 2010 | Call for Applications: SPP Phase III (2010-2012)
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DFG issued call for third phase! Deadline: 15.04.2010

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23 - 24 February 2010 | Cooperation-Workshop in Dhaka
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Joint Workshop of SPP and BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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01 - 02 February 2010 | Theory Workshop in Berlin
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Workshop on theoretical concepts and frameworks, Berlin, Germany

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23 November 2009 | SPP Program Workshop Guangzhou 2009
SYSU North Gate tn

Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou
"Urban Informality in PRD – The state, key actors, determinants and trends"
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25 - 26 November 2009 | Sino-German Water Forum

Water urban Village

International Forum "Megacities: Interactions between land use and water management", Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
Submission deadline for abstracts: 05.08.2009

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21 - 22 November 2009 | Sino-German Anniversary Symposium, Sun Yat-Sen University
SYSU North Gate tn

The Second International Conference on Geographical Higher Education, Research and Application in China and Germany, Guangzhou, China.
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16 October 2009 | Asia-Pacific Weeks Berlin 2009
University of Bielefeld th

Symposium: "Life and Survival in a Megacity. The Role of Informal Arrangements in Everyday Life and Economic Organisation. Case Studies from Dhaka, Bangladesh", 16.10.2009, 14:00-18:00, Berlin, Rotes Rathaus. Reservation required.

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12 - 13 October 1009 | Young Researchers Workshop 2009
SYSU North Gate tn

12.-13.10.2009, Hilter/Osnabrück.
Time and space for exchange and discussions, to relax and look back on 2 years of work...
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Summerschool "Megacities: Health, Geomatics and Climate Change"
University of Bielefeld th

Invitation for the 5-days summerschool, 7.-11.09.2009, in Bielefeld

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Jahrestagung 2009 der GDCh-Fachgruppe Umweltchemie und Ökotoxikologie
University of Bielefeld th

"Stoffverhalten und -wirkungen in Umweltkompartimenten", 23. -25. September 2009 in Trier. Spezialthema: Umweltbelastung in Schwellenländern und Megacities. Submission deadline for papers: 15.06.2009
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TAGUNG: In_formalität und Stadt – globale Trends, lokale Dynamiken
University of Bielefeld th

4. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Geographische Stadtforschung im Entwicklungskontext in der DGfG, 5.-7. Juni 2009, Innsbruck

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5th international Lecture in Development Geography
University of Bielefeld th

Prof. Dr. Neil Adger: "The unlikely transformation of societies in response to climate change"
Monday, 8. June 2009, 18.15 Uhr, Universität Bonn

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25.-26.02.2009 --- Program Workshop Dhaka
Border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

On 25.-26. February 2009 researchers and experts from Bangladesh, China and Germany meet in Dhaka, Bangladesh to exchange on informal urban dynamics.

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13.-14.11.2008 --- Program Workshop Guangzhou
Border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

On 13. and 14. November 2008 about 50 researchers of the priority program "Megacities-Megachallenge" met in the School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou (China) for the 5th Program Cooperation Workshop.

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12.11.2008 --- Germany and China - Moving together ahead
Border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

12.11.2008, Guangzhou - presentation of the priority program

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03.-06.11.2008 --- World Urban Forum IV, Nanjing
Under Construction

On 03.-06.11.2008 the SPP was present on the German exhibition booth of the Fourth World Urban Form in Nanjing.


23.-24.09.2008 --- Conference: Health in Megacities and Urban Areas
Border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

September 23-24, 2008, University of Bielefeld

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01.-02. July 2008 --- Young Researchers Workshop 2008
Border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

On 01.-02. July 2008 the PhD candidates of the Megacities-Megachallenges-program will come together to discuss theoretical, practical and organisational issues of their ressearch work in PRD and Dhaka.

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30. June - 01. July 2008 --- Theory Workshop 2008, Dortmund
Border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

On 03.06.-01.07.2008 the members of the priority program convene to exchange and discuss about theoretical aspects of urban informal dynamics and global change processes.

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28.-29. January 2008 --- Scientific Colloquium 2008, Berlin
Under Construction

At the colloquium the participants of the SPP as well as external experts met to discuss and exchange the program's research progress. The event took place on 28. and 29. January in Berlin.




19.-20. and 22. November 2007 --- Cooperation Workshops in Guangzhou and Dhaka
Under Construction

In Guangzhou and Dhaka the Bangladeshi, Chinese and German scientists participating in the SPP came together to discuss informal aspects of megaurban developments and their connections with global change processes. The workshop in Guangzhou took place on 19. and 20. November, the one in Dhaka on 22. November.



09.-10. July 2007 --- Theory Workshop 2007, Bonn
Border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

At the workshop the project coordinators convene to discuss organizational issues. The event will take place on 18. and 19. June in Bensberg, near Cologne.

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19.-20. June 2007 --- Young Researchers Workshop 2007, Bensberg
Under Construction

At the workshop the PhD-candidates and research assistants convene to discuss scientifical and organizational issues. The event will take place on 19. and 20. June in Bensberg, near Cologne.



18.-19. June 2007 --- Coordination Workshop 2007, Bensberg
Border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

At the workshop the project coordinators convene to discuss organizational issues. The event will take place on 18. and 19. June in Bensberg, near Cologne.

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12. May 2007 --- Cooperation meeting, Berlin
Under Construction

At the DGA annual conference in Berlin participants of different projects of the SPP met to discuss joint steps ahead for the program.