Social Dynamics in Coastal and Marine Areas

Prof. Dr. Silja Klepp

Zwei Studenten und eine Tasse KaffeeCV

  • since 2017: Full Professor at the Institute of Geography, Kiel University, “Social Dynamics in Coastal and Marine Areas”
  • Since 2017: Member of the cluster of excellence future ocean
  • Since 2017: Member of the  Rat für Migration
  • 2012-2016: Postdoc position as Principal Investigator of the research project: Climate change and mobility – new rights and resources for environmental migrants in the
    Pacific region, Research Centre for Sustainability Studies, University of Bremen
  • 2012-2016: Teaching at the Institute for Anthropology and Cultural Research,
    University of Bremen
  • 2012: Member of the German Young Academy of Scientists (Die Junge Akademie)
  • 2012: Christiane Rajewsky Award, German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies
  • 2011: Nominated for the German Thesis Award, Körber-Stiftung
  • 2010-2012 Postdoc position at the International Research Training School INTERCOAST, University of Bremen and University of Waikato, New Zealand, organising education activities for a interdisciplinary group of 13 PhD students within INTERCOAST
  • 2010: Research Academy Leipzig (RAL), University of Leipzig, Award for the best social science PhD 2010
  • 2006-2010: International Research Training School “Critical Junctures of Globalization” Max-Planck-Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle & University of Leipzig, PhD-project: Europe between border control and the protection of refugees. An ethnography of the Mediterranean Sea border.
  • 1996-2003 Humboldt University, Berlin: Master’s degree in Social Anthropology, Subsidiary subjects: Political Science and Italian





Prof. Dr. Silja Klepp
Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 14 / R. 502
24098 Kiel
Tel.: +49 431 880-56 41
Office hours: Tue. 10:00-12:00