21.05.2012 | ZEF: Dies Academicus program

Please find below the program organized by ZEF for this year’s Dies Academicus at the University of Bonn.

Development research matters. The Center for Development Research shows and tells.



14:00 – 14:40 Development research at ZEF: goals and achievements. Presenter: Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun (ZEF-director)

14:30 – 15:00 Africa (selection)

1. Land.  Presenter:  Dr. Nicolas Gerber/ Philip Baumgartner

2. Ecosystem services in Kenya. Presenter: Lucie Andeltova

15:00 – 15:30 Asia (selection)

1. Climate change and agriculture in Central Asia. Presenter:  Alisher Mirzabaev

2. Food and gender issues in Indonesia. Presenter: Evita Pangaribowo

15:30 – 16:00 Latin America (selection)

1. Ecosystem services, REDD in Costa Rica. Presenter: Dr. Tobias Wünscher

All presentations (except first one) are held by ZEF-researchers.


Time: Wednesday, May 23, 14:15 p.m. – 16.00 p.m.
Room: Lecture Hall (Hörsaal) XVII (Main building (Hauptgebäude), Regina-Pacis-Weg 5). Please note, that this Lecture Hall XVII is in the right (east) wing of the University’s main building. If you come from the direction of the Hofgarten (back yard) you go right, see the google-earth map below (blue dot). It is in the Department of Anglistics. Link.


For the complete program of the Dies Academicus click here.