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Carolin Hulke, M.Sc.


Carolin Hulke M.Sc.

Südbau, Raum 0.16

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
50674 Köln

Telephone +49-(0)221-470-8829
E-mail carolin.hulke(at)

Office hours:

Every Tuedsay, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Research Focus

Economic geography, Global Production Networks, agricultural value chains, resilience and vulnerability, social networks

Regional Focus

Southern Africa, especially Namibia and Tanzania; Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam

Südliches Afrika, insbesondere Namibia und Tansania; Südostasien, insbesondere Vietnam


1st March 2019, Conference “Resources for a social-ecological transformation”, University Innsbruck, Austria
„Conflicting conservation? Regional agricultural value chains and possibilities of participation in Northern Namibia”

Lecturing and Teaching activities

Summer Term 2018: "Angewandte statistische Analysen mit STATA"
Winter Term 2017/2018: "Angewandte statistische Analysen mit STATA"

Acadamic Career

Since 11/2017
Lecturer, research fellow, and PhD candidate at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Prof. Dr.  Revilla Diez
Associate research fellow in the DFG funded CRC 228, Future Rural Africa.

05 – 06 2017
research project at the Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietna  Scholarship from the GSSC (Global South Study Center), University of Cologne

04/2015 - 10/2017
Master of Science Human Geography, profile: Economic Geography, University of Cologne, minor: political science

08/2013 - 07/2017
research assistant at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Prof. Dr. Boris Braun

10/2011 - 03/2015
Bachelor of Science Geography, University of Cologne, minors: sociology and anthropology

Master thesis

Building adaptive capacity to external risks through collective action –  the role of social capital in small-scale farming in rural areas of Vietnam