M.Sc. Linus Kalvelage
Südbau, Raum 0.15
Lecturer, research fellow, and PhD candidate at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Prof. Dr. Revilla Diez
since April 2018
Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) 228 of the German Research Foundation (DFG) "Future Rural Africa", University Bonn and University of Cologne
since April 2018
|since April 2018||PhD in geography at the University of Cologne |
Dissertation: “Growth corridor policy and global production networks: capturing value from wildlife tourism in the Zambezi region, Namibia”
Prof. Dr. Javier Revilla Diez, Prof. Dr. Michael Bollig
|February 2017||M.Sc. Geography, University of Cologne|
|January 2013||B.A. General History and Human Geography, University Potsdam|
Research and Teaching Interests
Tourism and regional development
The role of the state in global production networks
Growth corridors and infrastructure development
Commodification and conservation
Migration and path development
Publications (peer reviewed)
Breul, M., Hulke, C., Kalvelage, L. (2021) "Path Formation and Reformation: Studying the Variegated Consequences of Path Creation for Regional Development", Economic Geography.
Kalvelage, L., Revilla Diez, J. and Bollig, M. (2021) 'Do tar roads bring tourism? Growth corridor policy and tourism development in the Zambezi region, Namibia', European Journal of Development Research.
Kalvelage, L., Revilla Diez, J. and Bollig, M. (2020) 'How much remains? Local value capture from tourism in Zambezi, Namibia', Tourism Geographies, online first.
Gargallo. E. and Kalvelage, L. (2020) 'Integrating Social-Ecological Systems and Global Production Networks: Local Effects of Trophy Hunting in Namibian Conservancies', Development Southern Africa, online first.
Kalvelage, L. and Breul, M. (2017) 'Die Rolle des Staates in Aufwertungsprozessen der Öl- und Gasindustrie - der Fall Vietnam', The German Journal on Contemporary Asia, Vol. 145, 24-44.
Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland: "Resource-making in Zambezi: who benefits from hunting tourism?" Frankfurt, June 2021.
Global History @ Warwick Network: “Do tar roads bring tourism? Growth corridor policy and tourism development in the Zambezi region, Namibia.” Warwick, VK, December 2020.
World Wide Fund for Nature, Stakeholder Workshop: “How much remains? Local value capture from tourism in Zambezi, Namibia.” Berlin, January 2020.
Deutscher Kongress für Geographie: “Commodification through conservation: The transfer of value in tourism GPNs in Namibia and Tanzania.” Kiel, September 2019.
Department of Geography, History and Environmental Studies Public Lectures, University of Namibia: “How much remains? Local value capture from tourism in Zambezi, Namibia.” Windhuk, Namibia, August 2019.
Regional Studies Association Annual Conference: “Global Connections, Local Development? Capturing Value from Tourism GPNs in Namibian Conservancies.” Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 2019.
European Conference on African Studies: “Global Connections, Local Development? Capturing Value from Tourism GPNs in Namibian Conservancies.” Edinburgh, VK, June 2019.
Young Economic Geographers Network Workshop: “Of Corridors, Livelihoods and Elephants: Coupling the Zambezi region in Northern Namibia to GPNs”, Lindlar, July 2018.
International Research Stays
Warwick University, Warwick (VK): Visiting scholar at the Global History Department, at the invitation of Prof. Dr. David Anderson (Oktober 2020 - December 2020)
Field stays in Namibia, Botswana, Tansania and Sambia (altogether 10 months between May 2018 and November 2019)
British Institute in Eastern Africa, Nairobi (Kenia): Participants of the SFB Summer School together with the University of Nairobi (September 2018).
Central Institute of Economic Management, Hanoi (Vietnam): Field stay for master thesis “Aufwertungspotenziale der vietnamesischen Öl- und Gasindustrie aus der Perspektive der globalen Produktionsnetzwerke” (May until June 2016)
Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences, Bischkek (Kirgisien): Research internship, “Rural economic development in seismic active regions” February until March 2015
Universität Zaragoza, Zaragoza (Spain): Exchange year from September 2009 to July 2010
Research Seminar for Economic Geography graduate students: Online survey among alumni of the Geography Department, University of Cologne. Summer term 2020.
Lecture at the Geographic colloquium, Institute of Geographical Sciences, Free University of Berlin:
„Trophy hunting in Namibia – who benefits? The integration of the Zambezi region into the tourism global production network.“ April 2020.
Seminar on Economic Geography methods (for staff and students of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Namibia, Windhoek): An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods. August 2019.
Graduate School of Geosciences, University of Cologne: start-up honours grant 2018.
Robert Bosch Stiftung: start-up funding for the interdisciplinary research project "The Self and the City", in the context of the workshop "SPIELRAUM- Shaping Urban Transformation", 2017-2018.
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD): funding for fieldwork in Vietnam, May-June 2016.