Summer School 2020 – Programme

Please note that the keynote lectures and presentation sessions on the first two days are open to everyone. The workshops on the third day are for the DLGS-IOER fellows only.

The PhD fellows presenting their work in the sessions are in different stages of their research. The fellows marked * are in the first year of their research, and are in the process of developing their research proposals. The fellows marked ** are in the second year of their research and the fellows marked *** are in the third year of their research.

Monday, 7th September, 2020

Welcome and introduction
Prof. Dr. Marc Wolfram
Director of IOER and Chair of spatial development and transformation at TU Dresden
Keynote lecture

Prof. Dr. Niki Frantzeskaki

Professor of urban sustainability transitions at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Marc Wolfram
Session 1

A social-ecological-technological systems analysis on urban water system transition in southeast Asian emerging cities
Tieza Santos*, DLGS

Conceptualizing nature-based-solutions for urban water resilience in emerging cities: case of Dehradun city, India
Riyan Habeeb*, DLGS

Investigating the quality of urban green spaces to ensure green justice - developing a tool for urban planners
Celina Stanley*, IOER

Moderator: Dr. Manisha Jain, IOER
Session 2

From massive reconstruction to small-scale stepwise urban renewal: a contribution to socially integrative cities? - case study of Wuhan, China
Mengfan Jiang***, DLGS

Integration of climate resilience into urban regeneration - the case of Seoul
Jiyoon Song**, DLGS

Low-income tenants housing accessibility and affordable housing provision barriers. The case of Kigali, Rwanda
Fred Nkubito***, DLGS

Moderator: Dr. Gerd Lintz, IOER

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020

Keynote lecture

Sustainable use of resources – from waste management towards to a circular economy
Prof. Dr. Christina Dornack

Chair of waste management and circular economy at TU Dresden, Germany

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Artem Korzhenevych, IOER and TU Dresden

Session 3

Investigation of approaches to enhance ambition and compliance of states under the Paris Agreement
Donia Mahabadi**, IOER

Place attachment among skilled international migrants in peripheral cities: a case study of Görlitz, Germany
Ritu George Kaliaden**, IZS

Migration to shrinking cities - factors of attractivity as a location for habitation and living
Constanze Zöllter***, IZS

Moderator: Dr. Alejandro Mazarro, IOER
Session 4

From a frontrunner city in solid waste management and green open space to a leader in urban sustainability in Indonesia? The case of Surabaya city
Fitria Aurora Feliciani***, DLGS

Governance and informal sector - the case of solid waste management in Kathmandu, Nepal
Nikita Sharma***, DLGS

Three essays on the determinants of radicalization - a case of North-Western Pakistan
Fahim Nawaz**, DLGS

Moderator: Dr. Martina Artmann, IOER and TU Dresden

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 (DLGS only)

Workshop DLGS

Writing a research abstract

Prof. Dr. Marc Wolfram and Dr. Gerd Lintz
Workshop DLGS

Communicating science to the public

Ms. Nadine Lux
Final discussion
Prof. Dr. Marc Wolfram and Dr. Shikha Ranjha

IOER: Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
DLGS: Dresden Leibniz Graduate School
IZS: Interdisciplinary Centre for Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transformation
TU Dresden: Technische Universität Dresden