Landuse Conflicts

Landuse Conflicts

Welcome to the website of the research group Landuse Conflicts.


The Research Group Landuse Conflicts carries out research on conflicts over natural resources. A particular focus is placed on usage of land and water. Human-environment interactions are at the heart of the analysis.

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Nov 24, 2022

Jun. Prof. Dr. Janpeter Schilling receives habilitation certificate

Janpeter Schilling successfully completed his habilitation procedure in geography. On November 24, 2022, Schilling received the habilitation certificate from the Dean of the Department of Natural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Koblenz-Landau.

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Oct 14, 2022

Janpeter Schilling receives Teaching Award

Janpeter Schilling receives the Teaching Award for Digitally Supported Teaching from the University Koblenz-Landau, for his online excursion "Hamburg - City in Transition, City of Contrasts".

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Sep 14, 2022

Climate Change and Peace – School Lecture at Democracy Day in Wörth

Global justice and climate change are both topics that have a high degree of relevance and topicality. They are also playing an increasingly important role among the young generation. Students are progressively interested in learning more about these problems. As part of the Democracy Day, Rebecca Froese from the Peace Academy Rhineland-Palatinate was invited to the Europagymnasium in Wörth to talk about the connection between climate change, conflicts and justice.

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Jun 01, 2022

Lecture: Environmental Peacebuilding - Umwelt und Frieden zusammendenken

"What kind of a UN does it need to make peace?" was the topic of this year's UN Lecture Series at TU Dresden, where Rebecca Froese spoke on June 1st on the topic of Environmental Peacebuilding at the invitation of the United Nations University Group.

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Mar 07, 2022

Jun. Prof. Schilling in an Interview with the Landau Campus Magazine Neuland Digital

When raw materials run out, conflicts can arise. But even with infinite resources like sun and wind, the potential for conflict is high. In the Landau campus magazine Neuland Digital, journalist Felix Schönhöfer reports on the research activities of Junior Professor Janpeter Schilling.

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Feb 08, 2022

Does forest conservation lead to conflict or does it strengthen peace?

On February 4, 2022, Rowan Aluisola, Rebecca Froese, and Janpeter Schilling presented their research findings on the REDD+ forest conservation program at the International Environmental Peacebuilding Conference.

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