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Global Inequalities and Social-ecological Change (Junior Research Group)

Junior Research Group “Bioeconomy and Inequalities” ​​funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
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Welcome to the Department of Global Inequalities and Social-ecological Change!

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Bioeconomy and Social Inequalities
Junior Research Group funded by the BMBF
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Ownership of genetic resources
Subproject of the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Centre (SFB)
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Pesticide exposure and social-ecological Inequalities
ProChance project by Dr. Anne Tittor

 

BMBF-funded Junior Research Group “Bioeconomy and Inequalities”

Jun.-Prof. Maria Backhouse has been conducting the BMBF-funded Junior Research Group “Bioeconomy and Inequalities. Transnational Entanglements and Interdependencies in the Bioenergy Sector” since July 1st 2016, and will do so until May 31st 2022.

Our research and teaching is concerned with global socio-ecological inequalities, theoretical issues around society’s relation to nature, societal conflicts around agricultural and energy systems, “green grabbing”, and the production of technological knowledge in the emerging bio-economy.

Regional foci are Western Europe, South America and South-East Asia.
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SFB-Project “Ownership of genetic resources: On the appropriation of traditional knowledge in the bio-economy”

Since January 1st 2021, Jun.-Prof. Maria Backhouse additionally conducts the Junior Research Team 03 “Ownership of genetic resources: On the appropriation of traditional knowledge in the bio-economy”. This project is, as a subproject, implemented in the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) Transregio 294 Structural Change of Property(Cooperation of the FSU Jena and the Max Weber Kolleg of the University Erfurt).

Researcher:

Eduardo Relly
eduardo.relly@uni-jena.de

Research Assistants:

Tila de Almeida Mendonça (research collaboration "Structural Change of Property")
tila.de.almeida.mendonca@uni-jena.de

Leoni Schlender (research collaboration "Structural Change of Property")
leoni.schlender@uni-jena.de

Zelda Wenner (research collaboration "Structural Change of Property")
zelda.wenner@uni-jena.de

More about the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB)

 

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