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Research

The Chair is dedicated to political science research on sustainable development in the Global North and South. Empirically, we deal with climate policies as well as, for example, agricultural, forest and water policies in a globalized and increasingly digitalized world.

Completed projects

Bio-economic power in global supply chains: Approaches, impacts and perspectives on certification and due diligence for biogenic mass raw materials (Bio-Power)

  • Project lead: Prof. Dr. Lena Partzsch (University of Freiburg and University of Erfurt)
  • Project period: 2017 - 2019
  • Funding: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • Cooperation partners: Öko-Institut e.V.
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Role and responsibility of external actors in environmental and resource conflicts

  • Project lead: Prof. Dr. Lena Partzsch (University of Freiburg)
  • Project period: 2015 - 2016
  • Funding: MWK (Ministry of Science, Research and Art Baden-Wuerttemberg)
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Blood Consumption – Armed conflicts resulting from environmental burden shifting

  • Project lead: Prof. Dr. Lena Partzsch (University of Freiburg)
  • Project period: 2014-2015
  • Funding: Research Innovation Fund of the University of Freiburg

GETIDOS (Getting things done sustainably): Theory, empirical basis and potential of social entrepreneurship for sustainable development

  • Deputy project lead: Prof. Dr. Lena Partzsch (University of Greifswald)
  • Project period: 2008-2013
  • Funding: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • Cooperation partner: Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung: IÖW
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