Services to the Academic Community (selection)
Since 2021 Member of the pre-working group “Climate change – impact on migration” of the 25th International Metropolis Conference, Berlin, September 2022.
Since 2021 Member of the Ethics Advisory Board, EU Horizon2020 Project “HABITABLE – Linking Climate Change, Habitability and Social Tipping Points: Scenarios for Climate Migration“.
Since 2020 Member of the Academic Advisory Council of “Forced Migration and Refugee Studies: Networking and Knowledge Transfer” (FFVT)
Since 2019 Member of GIGA Works Council
Since 2018 Member of the Executive Board of the German Network of Forced Migration Research
2017 – 2021 co-lead of the working group “Research and Practice”, German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (AFK)
2018 – 2019 speaker of GIGA Ethics Committee
2018 – 2019 Coordinator of Research Platform Middle East, Institute for Middle East Studies, GIGA
Co-organiser of international expert workshops and conferences:
2019 “Forced Migration Governance in Most of the World”, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg.
2018 “Natural Resources in the MENA region – Building a sustainable future under difficult conditions”, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg.
2017 “Anthropocene Mobilities”, Universität Hamburg.
2017 “Beyond Climate Migration”, Istanbul Policy Center, Istanbul.
2016 “Migration and the Conflict Cycle”, Universität Hamburg.
Co-founder and co-facilitator of an international expert network on the topic of Gender, conflict and climate change. In this framework co-organiser of several international workshops on the topic of “Gendering a Sustainable Future”:
2015 “Gendering a Sustainable Future: Migration, Conflict and Climate Change”, Universität Hamburg.
2014 “Gendering a Sustainable Future: Water, Conflict and Climate Change”, in cooperation with UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP), Colombella, Italien.
2013 “Gendering a Sustainable Future: Gender, Genocide and Climate Change”, Universität Hamburg.
I am also a reviewer for various scientific outlets and institutions as well as a supervisor of undergraduate and graduate theses.