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Roxana Leitold

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Roxana Leitold M.Sc.

Südbau, Raum 0.09

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
50674 Köln

Telephone +49-(0)221-470-7251
Fax +49-(0)221-470-4971
E-mail r.leitold(at)uni-koeln.de


Research focus

Economic Geography, Resilience and Vulnerability, Global South Studies, Sustainable Urban and Regional Development

Regional focus: Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam; Australia

Academic Career

Since 08/2017 Research fellow at the Institute of Geography at the University of Cologne, Working Group Economic Geography and Global South, Prof. Dr. Revilla Diez
2/2014 - 05/2015 Scholarship Holder of the GSGS (Graduate School of Geosciences), University of Cologne
10/2012 - 11/2014 Research Assistant at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Prof. Dr. Boris Braun
07/2014 - 09/2014
Visiting Student, University of Queensland, Australien, Prof. Glen Searle
10/2011 - 11/2014 Master of Science Geographie, Universität zu Köln
10/2007 - 04/2011 Bachelor of Science Geography, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
09/2009 - 03/2010 ERASMUS an der Universidad de La Laguna, Spanien

Master thesis

Sustainable urban development and housing density - small scale analysis for Brisbane, Australia

Publications

Leitold, R. and Revilla Diez, J. (2018): Exposure of manufacturing firms to future sea level rise in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In: Journal of Maps (published online first) https://doi.org/10.1080/17445647.2018.1548385

Leitold, R. (2016): Nachhaltige Siedlungsentwicklung als Verdichtungsprozess - neuere Entwicklungen im Großraum Brisbane. Zeitschrift für Australienstudien 30, 109-125.

Presentations

Annual Conference of the Scientific Research Group on Southeast Asia of the German Geographical Society (DGfG), "Socio-Spatial Dynamics in Southeast Asia", Vienna, Austria, 3rd/4th of May 2019
“Acting under the uncertainty of flooding: Firms’ adaptation strategies in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam”

International Symposium on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development, AIT Bangkok, Thailand, 7th/8th of March 2019
“Acting under the uncertainty of flooding: Firms’ exposure and adaptation strategies in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Global Conference on Economic Geography - Cologne, Germany – 26th of July 2018
“Mapping future flood-exposed firms in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam”

3rd Young Economic Geographers Network (YEGN) workshop “Unequal Contours of Development in the Global South”, Lindlar, Germany 20th to 22nd of July
“Mapping future flood-exposed firms in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam”

Annual Conference of the Scientific Research Group on Southeast Asia of the German Geographical Society (DGfG), Heidelberg, Germany, 8th/9th of June 2018
“Mapping flood exposure of manufacturing firms in Vietnam”