This section keeps you informed about our past and upcoming events.




COP22 / 10. 11. 2016, Marrakesh, Marokko


Harald Sterly, Project Coordinator, and Kayly Ober, Research Associate, visited the Conference of the Parties (COP22) in Marrakesh, Morocco representing the the TransRe Project and the University of Bonn. “COP22 gets less attention than the COP21 in Paris, but the results presented there will be just as important. This is the COP that will focus on loss and damage, where countries will determine if displacement and migration issues may indeed be a part of compensation issues,” said Kayly Ober.





Data Analysis Workshop Pilot Projects / 27. ‐ 28. 10. 2016, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Summer School / 05.10.2016, Geographisches Institut, Universität Bonn, Germany

Module “Migration,Translokalität und Entwicklung“, as part of the „Sommerschule Geographische Perspektiven auf Entwicklung“ (03. ‐ 06. 10. 2016).

Mid-Term Conference / 29. - 30. 09. 2016, Bonn, Germany


"Connecting the Dots - Migration, Environment, Resilience"

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International Geographical Congress (IGC2016) / 21. - 25. 08. 2016, Bejing, China



Themed "Shaping our harmonious world", the 33rd International Geographical Congress took place in Beijing, China, in August this year. Among the roughly2000 participants, the Development Geography section of the Department of Geography was represented as well. Two PhD candidates, Till Rockenbauch and Luise Porst from the Trans|Re project, had the opportunity to discuss their work with colleagues from all over the world and get insights into their perspectives.Till Rockenbauch shared insights of his research on Translocal Social Networks in the context of Climate Related Risks in Rural Northeastern Thailand, while Luise Porst presented her study of Gendered remittance practices and their implications for translocal social resilience pertaining to internal migration in Thailand.

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Policy‐Event Bangkok / 05. 08. 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

Toolkit Training Workshop / 03. ‐ 04. 08. 2016, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Summer School / 26. ‐ 27.07.2016, Mahidol University, Salaya/Bangkok, Thailand

bfb7bfff40597ae8e8f4a6fbe43ff55d_f270.jpg“Does Climate Change Move You? Understanding the linkages of migration and climate change and the concepts, methods, and policies behind them.“



Toolkit Planning Workshop / 30. 05. 2016, Chiang Mai, Thailand


German Congress for Geography / 01. - 06. 10. 2015, Berlin, Germany

Berlin_Mitte_Unter_den_Linden_Hauptgebude_der_Humboldt-Universitt_02.jpgTransRe and RCR team members participated in this year’s German Congress for Geography (DKG) in Berlin. Surrounded by blissful golden autumn sun and a festive atmosphere accompanying the 25th anniversary of German Reunification, geographers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and beyond met at Humboldt University in Berlin to present and discuss state-of-the-art research and outline further developments in our discipline to tackle challenges of human-environment interaction in the 21st century.




Summer School / 22. ‐ 26. 06. 2015, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Summerschool_I.JPG "Does Climate Change Move You?
Understanding climate impacts on  migration and the concepts, methods, and policies behind them." On 22-26 June, fifteen participants from diverse countries, including Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Philippines, and Greece, attended this course in Chiang Mai. The event was organized by TransRe, Raks Thai Foundation (CARE Thailand), and the Center for Agricultural Resource System Research (CARSR), Faculty of Agriculture, Chiang Mai University; co-sponsored by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM); and supported by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF).



1. Toolkit Development Workshop / 16. - 18. 04. 2015



Project Launch Bankok / 31. 07. 2014 , Thailand

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Kick-Off Workshop / 5. - 9. 05. 2014, Bonn, Germany


TransRe & RCR Winterschool / 9. - 13. 12. 2013, Bonn, Germany

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Who we are

We are a BMBF supported research group seeking to decipher the relationships between migration, translocality, and social resilience to climate change in Thailand. Our working group is based at the Department of Geography at the University of Bonn, Germany. Read more ...


เรา คือ กลุ่มวิจัยฯ ภายใต้การสนับสนุนของกระทรวงศึกษาและวิจัยแห่งสหพันธ์รัฐ (BMBF) มีความสนใจในการสร้างความเข้าใจเกี่ยวกับความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างการโยกย้ายถิ่นฐาน การเชื่อมโยงระหว่างพื้นที่ และความยืนหยัดทางสังคมจากการเปลี่ยนแปลงสภาพภูมิอากาศในประเทศไทย โดยทางกลุ่มวิจัยฯ เป็นส่วนหนึ่งของภาควิชาภูมิศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยบอนน์ สหพันธ์สาธารณรัฐเยอรมนี รายละเอียดเพิ่มเติม ...




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