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Dr. Matthias Garschagen

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Dr. Matthias Garschagen

Institute for Environment and Human Security - United Nations University (UNU-EHS), UN Campus

Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1
26.18
53113 Bonn

Telefon +49-(0)228-815-0289
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E-Mail garschagen(at)ehs.unu.edu


Research Interests

  • Urban geography and rural-urban linkages
  • Risk, vulnerability and adaptation in the context of environmental change and socio-economic transformation
  • Political ecology
  • Critical theory
  • Southeast Asia
  • South Asia

 

Positions and Academic History

Since 10/2014 Academic Officer and Head of Section: Vulnerability Assessment, Risk Management and Adaptive Planning at the United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)
01/2014 – 09/2014 Associate Academic Officer (P2-level) at the United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)
10/2013 Defence of PhD thesis at the University of Cologne, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Department of Geography
Topic: Risky Change? Dynamics in Vulnerability and Adaptation to Natural Hazards Between Transformation and Climate Change in Can Tho City, Vietnam.
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas (University of Cologne, Department of Geography)
Result: magna cum laude (dissertation: 1.0; defence: 0.7)
01/2008 – 12/2013 Research Associate at the United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), within the BMBF-funded WISDOM-Project (Water-Related Information System for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam)
04/2008 Master’s Degree in Geography from the University of Cologne, Germany
(mark: 1.1)
10/2002 – 03/2008 Studies of Geography, Cultural Anthropology, and Economics at the University of Cologne (Germany) and at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada)
Topic of master thesis: Empowering Pune(ites) – A Political Economy of Access to Electricity Supply in the Emerging Megacity Pune, India.


Other Activities (Selection)

Since 08/2012 Invited Contributing Author to the IPCC’s Firth Assessment Report (AR5), Working Group II, Chapter 24 (Asia)
2012 Invited member to the FP-7 IDEAS Working Group ‘Towards a Joint Research Programme on the Mekong Delta, Vietnam´
Since 2011 Review activities, for example, for Natural Hazards, Disasters, Raumordnung und Raumforschung, Development Policy Review, Global and Planetary Change, Journal of Sustainable Development, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

 

Scholarships

10/2002 – 12/2007

Scholar of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

09/2004 – 04/2005

Scholar of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

 

Teaching Experience

Full Lectures and Seminars

WiSe 2014/2015 Concepts and Theories of Risk, Vulnerability and Resilience
Full Lecture within the Joint M.Sc. Programme „Geography of Environmental Risk and Human Security” of the University of Bonn und UNU-EHS, Bonn, Germany (in English) (split lecture, with Prof. Detlef Müller-Mahn teaching half of the sessions)
WiSe 2014/2015 Political Ecology I: A Critical Introduction (first semester)
Full Seminar within the International Master Programme on Environmental Sciences (IMES) of the University of Cologne, Germany (in English)
WiSe 2014/2015 Political Ecology II: Advanced Concepts, Applications and Reflections (third semester)
Full Seminar within the International Master Programme on Environmental Sciences (IMES) of the University of Cologne, Germany (in English)
WiSe 2012/2013 Vulnerability Assessment – Conceptual Frameworks and Methodologies
Full Module (one day) within the UNU-EHS PhD Block Course „From Vulnerability to Resilience in Disaster Risk Management", UNU-EHS, Bonn, Germany (in English)
WiSe 2010/2011 Transforming Risk Complexes: Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta, Vietnam Full field excursion (two weeks) within the geography master’s programme at the University of Cologne, Germany (in German) (together with Prof. Frauke Kraas)
SoSe 2011 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodology in Human Geography
Full Seminar
within the geography master’s programme at the University of Cologne, Germany (in German)
SoSe 2010 Vulnerability Assessment in the Context of Natural Hazards and Climate Change
Full Module (two days) within the UNU-EHS PhD Block Course „From Vulnerability to Resilience in Disaster Risk Management", University of Novi Sad, Serbia (in English)
SoSe 2010 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodology in Human Geography
Full Seminar
within the geography master’s programme at the University of Cologne, Germany (in German)

 

Guest Modules

03/2014 Urban Governance for Adaptation and Risk Reduction
Guest Module (half day) within the Joint Master Programme „Science in Public Policy and Human Development“ of Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT (in English)
02/2014  
Dynamics in Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity
Guest Module (half day) within the Joint Master Programme „Geography of Environmental Risk and Human Security” of the University of Bonn und UNU-EHS, Bonn, Germany (in English)
11/2013
Benefits of Resilience and Adaptation Concepts for Practice and Research
Guest Module (half day) within the joint PhD Summer School of UNU-EHS und the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany FH Köln (in English)

 

Publications

Monographs

Garschagen, M. (2014): Risky Change? Vulnerability and Adaptation between Climate Change and Transformation Dynamics in Can Tho City, Vietnam. Steiner.

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles (ISI and SCOPUS indexed)

Sudmeier-Rieux, K., Fra Paleo, U., Garschagen, M., Estrella, M., Renaud, F.G., Jaboyedoff, M. (2014): Opportunities, Incentives and Challenges to Risk Sensitive Land Use Planning: Lessons from Nepal, Spain and Vietnam. In: International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. Online First, doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.09.009

van Ruijven, B., Levy, M., Agrawal, A., Biermann, F., Birkmann, J., Carter. T., Ebi, K., Garschagen, M., Jones, B., Jones, R., Kemp-Benedict. E., Kok, M., Kok, K, Lemos, C., Lucas, P., Orlove. B., Pachauri, S., Parris, T., Patwardhan, A., Petersen, A., Preston, B., Ribot, J., Rothman, D., Schweizer, V. (2013): Enhancing the Relevance of Global Shared Socio-economic Pathways for Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation Research. In: Climatic Change, 122(3): 481-494.

Birkmann, J., Garschagen, M. & Setiadi, N. (2014): New Challenges for Adaptive Urban Governance in Highly Dynamic Environments: Revisiting Planning Systems and Tools for Adaptive and Strategic Planning. In: Urban Climate, 7: 115-133..

Garschagen, M. (2013): Resilience and Organisational Institutionalism from a Cross-Cultural Perspective – An Exploration based on Urban Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam.- In: Natural Hazards, 67(1): 25-46.

Garschagen, M. & Romero-Lankao, P. (2013): Exploring the relationships Between Urbanization Trends and Climate Change Vulnerability. In: Climatic Change. Online First, DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0812-6

Birkmann, J., Cutter, S., Rothman, D., Welle, T., Garschagen, M., van Ruijven, B., O’Neill, B., Preston, B., Kienberger, S., Cardona, O., Siagian, T., Hidayati, D., Setiadi, N., Binder, C., Hughes, B. & Pulwarty, R. (2013): Scenarios for Vulnerability: Opportunities and Constraints in the Context of Climate Change and Disaster Risk. In: Climatic Change. Online First, DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0913-2

Birkmann, J., Garschagen, M, Kraas, F. & Quang, N. (2010): Adaptive Urban Governance: New Challenges for the Second Generation of Urban Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change.- In: Sustainability Science, 5(2): 185-206.

Birkmann, J., Buckle, P., Jäger, J., Pelling, M., Setiadi, N., Garschagen, M., Fernando, N. & Kropp, J. (2010): Extreme Events and Disasters: A Window of Opportunity for Change?  Analysis of Organizational, Institutional and Political Changes, Formal and Informal Responses After Mega-Disasters.- In: Natural Hazards, 55(3): 637-655.

 

Articles Submitted and Currently Under Review (Peer-Reviewed)

Garschagen, M.: Risky Change? Vietnam’s Urban Flood Risk Governance between Climate Dynamics and Transformation. (currently under review in ‘Pacific Affairs’)

Other Reviewed Articles

Garschagen, M. (2014): Urbanization and Risk – Challenges and Opportunities. In: Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft and United nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (Eds.): World Risk Report 2014. Focus: The City as Risk Area: 12-18.

Sudmeier-Rieux, K., Fra Paleo, U., Garschagen, M., Estrella, M., Renaud, F.G., Jaboyedoff, M. (2013): Toward Risk-Sensitive Land Use Planning. Case Studies from Nepal, Spain and Vietnam.- Background Paper to the 2013 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. Geneva.

Garschagen, M. (2010): Potential Humanitarian Crises and Climate Change Adaptation in the Coupled Social-Ecological Systems of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.- In: Shen, X., Downing, T.E. Hamza, M. (eds): SOURCE, 13. Tipping Points in Humanitarian Crises: From Hot Spots to Hot Systems: 45-55.

Lynn, S., Garschagen, M., Lehmann, J., Khan, S., Drew G., Prasad, V., Nkem, J. & Mushongah, J. (2010): Introducing the „Hot System”-Approach to Tipping Points in Humanitarian Crises.- In: Shen, X., Downing, T.E. Hamza, M. (eds): SOURCE, 13. Tipping Points in Humanitarian Crises: From Hot Spots to Hot Systems: 14-21.

Garschagen, M., Binh, N.T., & Thach, L.N. (2009): Vietnam: The Challenge of Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation.- In: Birkmann, J., Tetzlaff, G., Zentel, K. (eds.): Addressing the Challenge: Recommendations and Quality Criteria for Linking Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change. DKKV Publication Series, 38: 18-20.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Birkmann, J., Garschagen, M., Fernando, N., Hettige, S., Tuan, V.V. & Oliver-Smith, A. (2014): Relocation: Reduction in Exposure – Increase in Susceptibility? Measuring Dynamics of Vulnerability Before, During and After Relocation Processes in the Context of Disasters and Natural Hazards .- In: Birkmann, J. (ed.). Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards. Towards Disaster Resilient Societies. 2nd Edition. UNU-Press: 505-550.

Birkmann, J., Garschagen, M., Lopez, A., Pelling. M., Maqami, N.Q. & Yu, Q. (2013): Urban Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction: Interaction and Integration. In: Pelling, M. & Blackburn, S. (eds.): Megacities and the Coast: Risk, Resilience and Transformation. Routledge: 172-199.

Garschagen, M., Revilla-Diez, J., Nhan, D.K. & Kraas, F. (2012): Socio-Economic Development in the Mekong Delta: Between the Prospects for Progress and the Realms of Reality.- In: Renaud, F. & Künzer, C. (eds.) The Mekong Delta System - Interdisciplinary Analyses of a River Delta. Springer: 83-132.

Birkmann, J., Garschagen, M., Tuan, V.V. & Binh, N.T. (2012): Vulnerability, Coping and Adaptation to Water Related Hazards in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta.- In: Renaud, F. & Künzer, C. (eds.) The Mekong Delta System - Interdisciplinary Analyses of a River Delta. Springer: 245-289.

Garschagen, M. & Kraas, F. (2011): Urban Climate Change Adaptation in the Context of Transformation – Lessons Learned from Vietnam.- In: Zimmermann, K. (ed.) Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change. Springer: 131-139.

Garschagen, M., Renaud, F. & Birkmann, J. (2011): Dynamic Resilience of Peri-Urban Agriculturalists in the Mekong Delta Under Pressures of Climate Change and Socio-Economic Transformation.- In: Steward, M. & Coclanis, P. (eds.): Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta. Springer: 141-163.

Garschagen, M. (2010): Opportunities and Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation in High Risk Areas Using the Example of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.- In: Dölemeyer, A., Zimmer, J. & Tetzlaff, G. (eds.): Risk and Planet Earth. Vulnerability, Natural Hazards, Integrated Adaptation Strategies. Schweitzerbart: 56-65.

Conference Proceedings (Selection of Full Length Papers Only)

Garschagen, M. & Kraas, F. (2010): Assessing Future Resilience to Natural Hazards – The Challenge of Capturing Dynamic Changes under Conditions of Transformation and Climate Change.- In: Custer, R., Sutter, C. & Ammann, W. (eds.): Proceedings. International Disaster and Risk Conference, IDRC 2010, 30 May – 03 June 2010, Davos: 209-213.

Garschagen, M. (2009): Urban Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam: Institutional Challenges and Research Agenda.- Conference proceedings, ICCUF 2009, International Conference on the Impacts of Climate Change on Urban Flooding, 24-26 June 2009, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Miscellaneous (Selection)

Garschagen, M. (2005): Green Accounting – Useful Tool for Environmental Protection or Normative Pitfall?- Radio Documentary, Broadcasted on 22 April 2005, JCFM, Vancouver, Canada.

Scientific Presentations (Selection)

2014

Garschagen, M. (2014): Social and Economic Tipping Points in Urban Adaptation Potentials: Reasons for Concern? Oral Presentation. 2nd International UGEC Conference,  06-08 November 2014, Taipei, Taiwan.

Garschagen, M. (2014): Risky change? Bridging State and Non-State Divides in Vietnam's Transforming Urban Risk Governance and Drawing Lessons Beyond. Oral Presentation. 2nd International UGEC Conference,  06-08 November 2014, Taipei, Taiwan.

Garschagen, M. (2014): Mitigating flood risk under conditions of strong growth and weak planning: Constraints and solutions in Can Tho City. Oral Presentation. International Conference on Deltas in Times of Climate Change II,  24-26  September 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Garschagen, M. (2014): Bridging State and Non-State Divides in Vietnam’s Transforming Adaptation Governance: Lessons from the Mekong. Oral Presentation. International Conference on Deltas in Times of Climate Change II,  24-26  September 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Garschagen, M., Krause, D. & Schwab, M. (2014): Evaluation of Adaptation to Water-Related Risk in the Mekong Delta: A multi-Criteria Analysis of Response Decisions. Oral Presentation. International Conference on Deltas in Times of Climate Change II,  24-26  September 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Garschagen, M. (2014): Risky Change? Vietnam’s Urban Disaster Risk Governance between Climate Change Dynamics and Transformation. Invited Oral Presentation. International Workshop on Governing Flooding in Asia’s Urban Transition, 20 January 2014, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

2013

Garschagen, M. (2013): Coastal Resilience in Indonesia and Sri Lanka – From Plan to Implementation. Oral Presentation. Symposium on Spatial Planning Following Disasters, 12 December 2013, Sendai, Japan.

Garschagen, M. (2013): Dynamics in Vietnam’s Urban Risk Governance: Lessons for Southeast Asia? Invited Guest Lecture, Yangon University, 19 November 2013, Yangon, Myanmar.

Garschagen, M. (2013): Risky Change? Vietnam’s Urban Risk Governance between Climate Dynamics and Politico-economic Transformation. Invited Oral Presentation. International Seminar of LIPI-ICIAR, 11 November 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Garschagen, M. (2013): Risky change? Vietnam’s Urban Disaster Risk Governance Between Climate Dynamics and Transformation. – Oral Presentation. International Conference on Disaster Governance: The Urban Transition in Asia, 07-08 November 2013, Singapore.

Garschagen, M. (2013): Das Mekong-Delta in Vietnam: Opfer, Profiteur oder Treiber des Globalen Wandels?-  Oral Presentation. Vortragsreihe „Globaler Wandel“ der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Köln, 20.06.13, Cologne, Germany.

Apel, H., Garschagen, M., Delgado, J.M., Dung, N.V., Tuan, V.V., Bing, N.T., Birkmann, J. & Merz B. (2013): Integrated Flood Risk Assessment of Flood hazard Change and Social Vulnerability.- Oral presentation. Annual Meeting of the European GeoSciences Union, EGU 2013. Vienna, Austria.

Krause, D., Schwab, M., Garschagen, M., & Birkmann, J. (2013): Evaluation of Climate Change Adaptation Options in the Mekong Delta and Beyond.- Oral presentation. Mekong Environmental Symposium, 05-07 March 2013, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Apel, H., Garschagen, M., Delgado, J.M., Dung, N.V., Tuan, V.V., Bing, N.T., Birkmann, J. & Merz B. (2013): Integrated flood risk assessment for the Mekong Delta through the combined assessment of flood hazard change and social vulnerability.- Oral presentation. Mekong Environmental Symposium, 05-07 March 2013, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

2012

Garschagen, M. (2012): Social and economic tipping points in adaptive capacity – empirical lessons from small scale adaptation.- Oral Presentation. 32rd International Geographical, 26-30 August 2012, Cologne, Germany.

Garschagen, M. (2012): Nested response capacities to multiple risks in Vietnamese cities – Empirical lessons for advancing conceptual guidance on risk governance.- Oral Presentation (accepted). 32rd International Geographical, 26-30 August 2012, Cologne, Germany.

Bork-Hüffer, T., Garschagen, M. & Kraas, F. (2012): Pathways and Challenges of Urban Development Under Transformation in China and Vietnam: Commonalities and Differences.- Oral Presentation. Annual Meeting of the Working Group on Southeast Asia of the German Geographic Associations. 12 May 2012, Bochum, Germany.

Garschagen, M. & Birkmann, J. (2012): Adaptive Urban Governance: The need for new ways in urban climate change adaptation.- Oral Presentation. Planet under Pressure. 26-29 March, London, UK.

Garschagen, M. (2012): Tapping into Institutional and Organizational Theory for Understanding Opportunities and Barriers related to Resilience Building.- Poster Presentation. Planet under Pressure. 26-29 March, London, UK.

Birkmann, J. & Garschagen, M. (2012): Synergies, Benefits, Mismatches and Conflicts between Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation as well as General Development Trends in Megacities in Coastal Areas.- Oral Presentation. Planet under Pressure. 26-29 March, London, UK.

Birkmann, J. & Garschagen, M. (2012): Vulnerability Scenarios and Development Pathways: Advancing Key Components for Comprehensive Climate Change Risk and Adaptation Science.- Poster Presentation. Planet under Pressure. 26-29 March, London, UK.

2011

Birkmann, J., Garschagen, M., Kienberger, S. & Storch, H. (2011): Advancing the Development of Socio-Economic Scenarios through the Lens of Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity.- International Workshop on the Nature and Use of Socio-Economic Pathways for Climate Change Research. 02-04 November, Boulder, USA.

Garschagen, M. (2011): Sozial-ökologische Krisen am Beispiel von Klimawandel und Extremereignissen im Mekong Delta, Vietnam.- Graduiertenkolleg Interdisziplinäre Umweltgeschichte. 15. November 2012, Göttingen, Germany.

Garschagen, m. & Mayer, M. (2011): Merging the International Climate Agenda with National Interests: The Cases of China and Vietnam.- AAG 2011, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, 12-16 April 2011, Seattle, USA.

2010

Garschagen, M. (2010): Urban Upgrading and Resettlement of Slum dwellers in the Mekong Delta – Long-term Sustainability or Vulnerability Pitfall?- Socio-economically Sustainable Urban Development. 01-03 December 2010. Hanoi, Vietnam.

Apel, H., Garschagen, M., Dung, N.V., Delgado, J.M., Zimmer, J. & Tuan, V.V. (2010) Climate Change Impact on Flood Hydrology and Vulnerabilities in the Mekong Delta.- Poster Presentation, Hydrology Conference 2010. The Changing Physical and Social Environment: Hydrologic Impacts and Feedbacks, 11-13 October 2010, San Diego, USA.

Garschagen, M. (2010): Predicting Future Vulnerabilities to Climate Change Impacts in Vietnam – The Challenge of Capturing Dynamic Pathways Under Conditions of Transformation.- 6th Conference of the European Association for South East Asian Studies, EUROSEAS, 26-28 August 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Birkmann, J. & Garschagen, M. (2010): Integrative and Dynamic Vulnerability Assessment as a Basis for Adaptive Urban Governance.- 21st IAPS Conference: Vulnerability, Risk and Complexity: Impacts of Global Change on Human Habitats, 27 June – 02 July 2010, Leipzig, Germany.

Garschagen, M. (2010): Verwundbarkeiten gegenüber Naturgefahren in urbanen und peri-urbanen Gebieten des Mekongdeltas in Vietnam – Zu den Herausforderungen einer zukunftsorientierten Abschätzung vor dem Hintergrund von Transformation und Klimawandel.- Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Südostasien in der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geographie, 18.-20. June 2010, Marburg, Germany.

Garschagen, M. & Kraas, F. (2010): Assessing Future Resilience to Natural Hazards – The Challenge of Capturing Dynamic Changes under Conditions of Transformation and Climate Change. International Disaster and Risk Conference, IDRC 2010, 30 May – 03 June 2010, Davos, Switzerland.

Garschagen, M. (2010): Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation in the Coupled Social-Ecological Systems of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam: Rethinking Concepts and Policies.- Poster. International Disaster and Risk Conference, IDRC 2010, 30 May – 03 June 2010, Davos, Switzerland.

Garschagen, M. & Kraas, F. (2010): Urban Climate Change Adaptation in the Context of Transformation – Lessons Learned from Vietnam.- 1st World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change, 28-30 May 2010, Bonn, Germany.

Birkmann, J. & Garschagen, M. (2010): The Information Base for Adaptive Urban Governance – Measuring and Assessing Urban Vulnerability to Natural Hazards and Climate Change.- World Bank Expert Meeting on Urban Vulnerability Assessment, 22 February 2010, Washington D.C., USA.

Garschagen, M. (2010): Assessing Present and Future Vulnerabilities to Water-Related Hazards in the Mekong Delta’s Urban Areas: The Challenge to Factor-In Dynamic Trends Under Conditions of Transformation Climate Change.- Third WISDOM Scientific Seminar, 27-29 January 2010, Bonn, Germany.

2009

Garschagen, M. (2009): The WISDOM Project and Its Component on Vulnerability Assessment to Water-Related Hazards and Climate Change.- Expert Meeting on Vulnerability, Climate Change Risk and Adaptation, 05-07 October 2009, Can Tho, Vietnam.

Huth, J., Garschagen, M., Delgado, J., Gebhardt, S., Wehrmann, T., Klinger, V. & Künzer, C. (2009): Klimawandel im Mekong-Delta – Angepasstes Wasserressourcenmanagement.- Poster, National GLOWA-Conference, 12-14 October 2009, Potsdam, Germany.

Birkmann, J, von Teichman, K., Garschagen, M. & Renaud, F. (2009): Addressing the Challenge: Recommendations and Quality Criteria for Linking Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change.- International Disaster and Risk Conference, 13-15 July 2009, Chengdu, China.

Garschagen, M. (2009): Potential Humanitarian Crises and Climate Change Adaptation in the Coupled Social-Ecological Systems of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.- Poster Presentation. Fourth Munich Re Foundation Summer Academy on Social Vulnerability: Tipping Points in Humanitarian Crises, 26 July–01 August 2009, Hohenkammer, Germany.

Garschagen, M. (2009): Opportunities and Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation in High Risk Areas Using the Example of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.- Risk and Planet Earth. 02-04 March, Leipzig, Germany.

Garschagen, M. (2009): Vulnerability, Coping and Adaptation with Respect to Water-Related Hazards and Climate Change in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.- Presentation at PhD Course: Climate Change and Societal Transformation: Reconceptualising the Challenges, 26-28 January 2009, Oslo, Norway.

2008

Garschagen, M. (2008): Vulnerability, Coping and Adaptation with Respect to Floods and Climate Change in Can Tho City – Emerging Trends and Perspectives.- Presentation at the Second WISDOM Scientific Seminar, 17-19 September 2008, Can Tho, Vietnam.

Garschagen, M. (2008): Urbane Energie-Governance – ein Diskurs am Beispiel der Stromversorgung in Pune, Indien.- Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Working Group „Geographische Energieforschung“ of the German Geographical Society, 27-29 June 2008, Würzburg, Germany.