Dr. Maximilian Spiegelberg

Office:Czernyring22/10-12, room 403
fax: 06221.477.769
Since 03/2022 

Coordinator, UNESCO Chair on World Heritage & Biosphere Reserve Observation & Education, Research Group for Earth Observation, Heidelberg University for Education

04/2020 – 03/2022 

Adjunct Lecturer, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan

06/2017 – 03/2021 

Project Researcher, Lifeworlds of Sustainable Food Consumption and Production: Agrifood Systems in Transition (FEAST Project), Research Institute for Humanity & Nature (RIHN), Kyoto, Japan


PhD Graduation, Lab of Sustainable Rural Development, Kyoto University, Japa

Dissertation: "Exploring the potentials of a new perspective for a local approach: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus at the Dampalit Stream, the Philippines"

05/2010 – 08/2013 

Coordinator, Master Program of Interdisciplinary Distance Studies of Environmental Sciences (infernum), FernUniversität Hagen, Germany

01/2009 – 12/2009 

Field Assistant, Project on Sustainable Land- & Forest – Management + Project on Combating Desertification, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan & Bonn, Germany

10/2006 – 01/2009 

M.A. Peace & Conflict Studies, Philipps Universität Marburg, Germany

Master Thesis: “The contribution to Peace by Transboundary Water Cooperation between Israel, Jordan and Palestine. A Case Study"

10/2002 – 07/2006 

B.Sc. Environmental & Resource Management, Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus, Germany

Bachelor Thesis: "Geo-electrical Investigation of Resource Bearing Structures in the Vicinity of the UNESCO World Heritage Site „Messel Pit"

Research Focus: 
  • Human-Environmental Relations
  • Food Futures
  • Transdisziplinarity
Memberships: Co-Direktor & Founding member, FEAST NPO. Kyoto


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