Vicente Sandoval

Vicente Sandoval

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Disaster Research Unit (DRU)

Visiting Researcher

Address Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10
Room 123
12165 Berlin

Academic positions

September 2011  now

PhD Candidate at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit (DPU), University College London (UCL), United Kingdom.

March 2013  now

Affiliated researcher at the Research Centre for Vulnerability and Socio-natural Disasters (CIVDES), Universidad de Chile.

Events coordination

August 2013  now

Coordinator at the ChileGlobal Seminars UK, United Kingdom.

September 2013  now

Programme director at the Encuentros Conference Santiago 2014, 26-28 December, Chile.

PhD research information

Title: The progression of vulnerability: multi-scalar interpretation of disasters

Keywords: Disasters causation, Vulnerability, Scales


MSc. Thesis in Urban Management

Title: Reterritorialisation in Practice: The territorial reconfiguration of Bilbao, Spain

Keywords: Reterritorialisation, Re-scaling, Globalisation, Bilbao


Other interests are

  • Disaster risk reduction and management
  • Vulnerability
  • Scales
  • Knowledge networks
  • Globalisation and Global cities
  • De- and Reterritorialisation
  • Decentralisation
  • Design