Full name

Hans Guenter Brauch

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Short biography

PD Dr. Hans Günter Brauch, FU Berlin, UNU-EHS; AFES-PRESS chair; Editor, Hexagon Book Series, Springer Publishers; Adj. Prof. (Privatdozent) at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Free University of Berlin; since 2005 fellow at the Institute on Environment and Human Security of the United Nations University (UNU-EHS); since 1987 chairman of Peace Research and European Security Studies (AFES-PRESS). He was guest professor of international relations at the universities of Frankfurt on Main, Leipzig and Greifswald and at the teachers’ training college in Erfurt. From 1976-1989 he was research associate at Heidel¬berg and Stuttgart universities, a research fellow at Harvard and Stanford University and he was also teaching at the universities of Darmstadt, Tübingen, Stuttgart and Heidelberg. He is editor of two peer reviewed book series published by Springer-Verlag (Heidelberg –New York) of the Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace (HESP) and of the new Springer Briefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace (ESDP) and in Pioneers in Science and Practice (PSP). Co-editor of: Security and Environment in the Mediterranean (2003); Globalization and Environmental Challenges (2008); Facing Global Environmental Change (2009); Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security (2011); Climate Change,Human Security and Violent Conflict: Challenges for Societal Stability (2012).

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Alte Bergsteige 47



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