M.Sc. Alexander Marx

Research Assistant

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Student Assistant

 Personal Profile

09/2018 – 10/2018

Research stay at refugee camp in Zaatari, Jordan and Syria

Research topic 'Human Rights Violations in Refugee Camps'

Zataari & Ar Ramtha, Jordan

 02/2018 – 05/2018

Research stay at Heinrich Böll Foundation Cambodia

Research topic 'Human Rights Violations by Environmental Organisations'

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
 07/2017 – 10/2017

Internship at Heinrich Böll Stiftung Cambodia

Areas of work
Gender Democracy
Resource Governance

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

02/2017 – 01/2019

Research Assistant

Field of reasearch Globalisaion, Transformation, Gender

Free University of Berlin

08/2018

Research stay in Afghanistan and Tajikistan (Wakhan Valley)

07/2016

 

 

Study project of the M.Sc. Development Research

Rural-Urban-Nexus in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan”

Subject of the research: Analysing sustainability of the social-ecological system regarding water management and irrigation in Jan Bulak, Kyrgyzstan

State Universtiy of Naryn and Free University of Berlin

07/2016

 

 

PROMOS scholarship for the study project of the M.Sc. Development Research

Rural-Urban-Nexus in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan”

02/2016 – 12/2017

Study of Glaciology and Polar Research

University Centre of Svalbard and University of Tromsø, Norway

Longyearbyen, Svalbard

10/2015 – 06/2019

M.Sc. Development research

Free University of Berlin

02/2015 – 09/2015

Geoscientific consultant for agricultural development, food sovereignty and human rights

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

05/2014 – 09/2014 and 10/2014 – 01/2015

Research assistant in the area of hyperspectral remote sensing

Research and teaching unit "Physical Geography and Remote Sensing" of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

05/2014 – 08/2014

Tutor in the area of remote sensing

Research and teaching unit "Physical Geography and Remote Sensing" of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

02/2014 – 04/2014

Research stay in Patagonia as well as Central and North Chile, Peru and Bolivia

Main focus: Geomorphological processes in southern Chile and high mountain regions of the Andes mountains

10/2013 – 09/2018

Scholarship

Study scholarship at the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation

07/2013 – 10/2013

Internship at the Commission of Glaciology of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Munich, Germany

02/2013 – 07/2013 and 05/2014 – 08/2014

Tutor in the area of remote sensing

Research and teaching unit "Physical Geography and Remote Sensing" of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

10/2011 – 01/2015

Course of study of geography and political science

Focus on human-environmental-systems, glaciology and remote sensing

Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

08/2008 – 09/2009

Weltwärts scholarship

Voluntary social year

Managua, Nicaragua

Research interests:
- Development research
- Glaciology and polar research
- Human-Environmental-Systems focusing on Human Rights Violations by NGOs, Indigenous Rights and Transformation Cooperation as well as Migration
- Remote Sensing
- Regional priorities: Central- und South America, Middle Asia and Afghanistan, Middle East, High Arctic (Svalbard), high mountain regions of the Alps and Andes

Publications

Marx, A. (not yet published*): ‚Green Grabbing' in Cambodia: Insights from O'Rona, Mondulkiri Province. Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, 112 p.

Marx, A. (not yet published*): Rethinking Development – The future of ‚development‘ using the example of Women's cooperatives in Kratie, East Cambodia. Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, 23 p.

Marx, A. (not yet published*): Rethinking Development – Rethinking Development – Green growth and Greengrabbing in Cambodia. Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, 34 p.

Marx, A., Müller, C. & Zhumagulova, N. (2018): Sustainability of Post-Soviet Water Management in Jan- Bulak Village. In: Dörre, A., & Schütte, S. [Ed.]: Potentials and Challenges for Development in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. Berlin Geographical Papers 48, Centre for Development Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, pp. 53-70.

*not yet published due to repressive political situation in Cambodia

Articles & reports

Marx, A. (2019): Report of the World Bank Conference Land and Poverty from 25th to 29th of March 2019. https://kh.boell.org/en/2019/06/26/report-world-bank-conference-land-and-poverty-25th-29th-march-2019 (26th of June 2019).

Marx, A. (2018): Mein Kompass: Respekt, Solidarität und Toleranz! https://www.stipendiumplus.de/dein-plus/ einblick-des-monats/einblick-des-monats15.html (2nd of January 2018). (German)

Marx, A. (2017): Nuclear Power in Cambodia - Cambodia's Hunger for Energy and Growth. https://kh.boell.org/ en/2017/12/28/nuclear-power-cambodia-cambodias-hunger-energy-and-growth. In: Heinrich-Böll- Stiftung (28th of December 2017).

Marx, A. (2015): Ex-Präsident Zelaya verbessert Chancen auf Wiederwahl. https://amerika21.de/2015/03/114335/zelia-wiederwahl-honduras. Amerika21 (16th of March 2015). (German)


Presentations & lectures

Human rights violations by environmental organisations and the World Bank? Weltbank-Konferenz ‚Land and Poverty‘ in Washington, D.C. (27th of March 2019).

Entwicklung neu gestalten und Transformationszusammenarbeit neu begründen? Grüner Landraub und Menschenrechtsverletzungen durch Umweltschutzorganisationen in Honduras und Kambodscha. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Internationale Zusammenarbeit des Begabtenförderwerkes der Heinrich-Böll- Stiftung an der Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen (24th of February 2019).

Grüner Landraub – Die dunkle Seite des grünen Projekts. Sommerakademie der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung in Bad Bevensen (16th of August 2019).

Alternatives of Green Growth – Redesigning Transformation. NGO Forum Cambodia, Phnom Penh (10th of March 2018).

The difference of Land Grabbing and Green Grabbing. NGO Forum Cambodia, Phnom Penh (22nd of August 2017).

Sustainability of Post-Soviet Water Management in Jan-Bulak Village. State University of Naryn, Kyrgyzstan (25th of July 2016).

Kick-off event: Sustainability of Post-Soviet Water Management in Jan-Bulak Village. State University of Naryn, Kyrgyzstan (10th of July 2016).

Migration und Flucht – Auswirkungen auf Jugendliche in den USA und Zentralamerika. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Zentralamerika in München (1st of February 2016).