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Stadt und Land in einer schwieriger werdenden Koexistenz

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KKL, Luzerner Saal
Plenary
german language

Speakers

Professor, Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck; Director, Institute of Interdisciplinary Mountain Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck
Chair

Dr. Axel BORSDORF

Professor, Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck; Director, Institute of Interdisciplinary Mountain Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck

1968-1974 Geography, Geology, and German studies, plus pre- and early history at the universities of Göttingen, Valdivia/Chile and Tübingen. Academic teaching certificate for secondary schools.
1976 DPhil. in Tübingen (geography major, geology and German studies minor), thesis Valdivia und Osorno. Strukturelle Disparitäten in chilenischen Mittelstädten, published in the series Tübinger Geographische Studien
1974-1980 Academic assistant to the chair of Prof. Wilhelmy in Tübingen
1980-1991 Akademischer Rat at the Dept. of Geography in Tübingen
1984 Habilitation (post-doc thesis), Grenzen und Möglichkeiten der räumlichen Entwicklung Westpatagoniens published in the series Acta Humboldtiana, Franz-Steiner Verlag, Wiesbaden. Venia legendi for the entire subject range of geography
1986 Guest professorship at the Department of Geography at the University of Oregon, Eugene
1991 Appointment to the Chair of Geography at the University of Innsbruck (successor to Prof. Leidlmair)
1994 Corresponding member, 1995 active Full Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
1999 Director of the ISR (Institute for Urban and Regional Research) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences
since 2006 Director of the Research Unit of Mountain Research: Man and Environment (now Institute of Interdisciplinary Mountain Research) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, at Innsbruck