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Verena Flörchinger

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Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Disaster Research Unit (DRU)

Research Associate

Address
Carl-Heinrich-von Becker-Weg 6-10
12165 Berlin

Education

10/2011 – 10/2016     M.A. of Geography at the University of Heidelberg

Thesis: “Analyzing Water Spheres in Kathmandu Valley – Negotiation Processes between Society and Space in a Changing Environment“

09/2007 – 09/2011     B.A. of Geography and Anthropology at the University of Heidelberg

Thesis: “Sea-level Rise and Climate Induced Impacts for the Population of the Pacific Island State Tuvalu“

10/2009 – 02/2010     Student at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

 

Academic Jobs

03/2018 – 11/2018     DAAD funded field research in Nepal; Topic: „Reconstruction and social transformation in the High Mountains of Nepal “

03/2017 – 02/2018     Research Assistant at the Department of Geography of the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg                               

06/2012 – 09/2013 und 01/2015 – 02/2018   Student Assistant at the Geographical Association of Heidelberg                                   

12/2008 – 12/2010     Student Assistant at the Department of Geography, University of Heidelberg

Research focus

 

Human-Environment-Interaction
Climate Change Adaptation
Geographical Disaster Research
Natural Hazards
Vulnerability & Resilience

Publication

Schulze, Katja; Bock, Nicolas; Dittmer, Cordula; Flörchinger, Verena; Lorenz, Daniel F.; Merkes, Sara T.; Voss, Martin (2020): Die SARS-CoV-2-Pandemie aus Sicht der Bevölkerung. Ergebnisse einer Bevölkerungsbefragung. KFS Working Paper Nr. 16. Berlin: KFS. DOI: 10.17169/refubium-26823

Daniell, J. E., Schmidt, H.-M., Schäfer, A., Hoechner, A., Girard, T., Brink, S., Kunz-Plapp, T., Mühr, B., Dittrich, A., Vervaeck, A., Wenzel, F., Khazai, B., Anhorn, J., Flörchinger, V., Strader, A., Schorlemmer, D., Beutin, T., Fanselow, F., Kunz, M., Trieselmann, W., Gourraud, C. & F. Bendimerad (2015): Nepal Earthquakes - Report #3, Forensic Disaster Analysis (FDA) Situation Report, CEDIM und SAI. 26 pages.

Daniell, J. E., Vervaeck, A., Wenzel, F., Khazai, B., Brink, S., Kunz-Plapp, T., Anhorn, J., Flörchinger, V., Schäfer, A., Hoechner, A., Schmidt, H.-M., Bessel, T., Mühr, B., Dittrich, A., Girard, T., Robles, C., Skapski, J.-U., Kunz, M. & W. Trieselmann (2015): Nepal Earthquake - Report #1, Forensic Disaster Analysis (FDA) Situation Report, CEDIM und SAI. 20 Seiten.

Khazai, B., Anhorn, J., Girard, T., Brink, S., Daniell, J. E., Bessel, T., Mühr, B., Flörchinger, V. & T., Kunz-Plapp (2015): Shelter response and vulnerability of displaced populations in the April 25, 2015 Nepal Earthquake. Forensic Disaster Analysis (FDA) Report 2, CEDIM und SAI. 31 pages.

Flörchinger, V.; Marx, S.; Müller, L.; Schelhorn, S.-J.; Schütt, F. & Selgert, U. (2013): Die touristische Entwicklung der Hochgebirgssiedlung Langtang in Nepal. In: Aktuelle Forschungsbeiträge zu Südasien, pp.19–22.

 

Presentations

Flörchinger, V. (2019): Post-Disaster Development and Reconstruction in Langtang Valley, Nepal. 9. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Südasien, 25.-26.01.2019. Heidelberg.

Flörchinger, V. (2019): Community-Based Mapping in the Context of Post-Disaster Research.           Mapping Asia, 17.-20.01.2019. Munich.

Flörchinger, V. (2017): Langtang Rising? Wiederaufbau und Lebenssicherungsstrategien nach dem Gorkha-Erdbeben. Werkstattgespräch Nepal, Heidelberger Akademien der Wissenschaften, 4.-5.12.2017. Heidelberg.

 

BGSMCS
Berlin Southern Theory Lecture