• Prof. Dr. Barbara Zibell
  • Prof. Dr. Sybille Bauriedl
  • Maja-Lee Voigt
userInformation and Initiative Group
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  • Gender studies
  • Society, social affairs, demography
  • Spatial & state & regional planning
Gender and Spatial Transformation


Tanja Mölders
Barbara Zibell
Organisational Assistant
Miriam Kienesberger
Coordinator HQ
Katharina Kapitza
  • Prof. Dr. Sybille Bauriedl, Europa-Universität Flensburg, Flensburg
  • Dr. Henriette Bertram, Universität Kassel, Kassel
  • Prof. Dr. Doris Damyanovic, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Wien
  • Julia Dittel, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken
  • Obersenatsrätin i. R. Dipl.-Ing. Eva Kail, , Wien
  • Dr. phil. Katharina Kapitza, ARL - Akademie für Raumentwicklung in der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft, Hannover
  • Miriam Kienesberger, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tanja Mölders, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau
  • Tim Puyenbroeck, Kontextplan AG, Zürich
  • Dr. Anke Schröder, , Hannover
  • Maja-Lee Voigt, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Lüneburg
  • Maria T. Wagener, Regionalverband Ruhr, Essen
  • Prof. Dr. Barbara Zibell, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover
  • Investigating gendered dimensions of socio-ecological crises
  • Identifying potentials for transformation research and practice
  • Operationalising gender in spatial transformation

The Academy for Territorial Development in the Leibniz Association (ARL) has established an international Information and Initiative Group “Gender and Spatial Transformation”. Information and Initiative Groups (IIKs) are dedicated to a selected task and research field, which has a continuously high scientific and practical significance within spatial research and planning. The term of the international IIK is initially three years and will be extended by a further three years after the submission and approval of an updated work programme by the ARL Executive Committee.

The international IIK is based on these potentials of gender-related research and planning practice and pursues the goal of demonstrating both conceptually and exemplarily how and where the category of gender can serve as an "eye-opener" in the debates on spatial transformation towards sustainability. In particular, the linking of gender-related sustainability research with approaches to gender-oriented planning under the umbrella of spatial transformation represents a novelty. A prerequisite for this discourse is to clarify which gender perspectives are represented within the iIIK at all (feminist, diverse, intersectional, etc.) and which of these perspectives should be adopted with which goals in the iIIK.

Title image: Tanja Mölders

Gender and Spatial Transformation
Gender and Spatial Transformation


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