Parisa Jafari Berenji
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Disaster Research Unit (DRU)
BMBF-Project: “Inclusive and Integrated Multi-Hazard Risk Management and Engagement of Volunteers to INCREASE Societal Resilience in Times of Changing Climates” (Project Head: Prof. Dr. Martin Voss)
2008 - 2011: M. A. Social Sciences - Social Policy and Planning, University of Tehran, Iran
- Master´s Thesis: Making sense of risk: A grounded theory study of risk perceptions among university students in Tehran, Iran
2004 - 2008: B. A. Social Sciences - Social Policy and Planning, University of Tehran, Iran
Since 06/2021: Research associate in the research project funded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) “Inclusive and Integrated Multi-Hazard Risk Management and Engagement of Volunteers to INCREASE Societal Resilience in Times of Changing Climates" at Disaster Research Unit (DRU) (Project Head: Prof. Dr. Martin Voss)
05/2020-06/2021: Research associate in the BMBF-funded “Real Time Evaluation of Global Actions in Response to the SARS CoV 2 Pandemic & Identification of Best Practices to Strengthen Health Systems in Iran and Germany” at the Academy of Disaster Research Unit (ADRU) (Project Head: Prof. Dr. Martin Voss)
08/2020-04/2021: Research associate in the BMBF-funded research project ”Addressing the Corona Pandemic in Armenia through Systemic Risk Management” at the Academy of Disaster Research Unit (ADRU) (Project Head: Prof. Dr. Martin Voss)
07/2018-11/2018: Freelance work for Disaster Research Unit of FU Berlin in BMBF funded definition project “Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Involvement of Volunteers for Disaster Preparedness in Teheran (REVISE)
2015 - 2016: Research associate in the research project funded by the Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) “Sustainable land use strategies for climate change adaptation in the lower reaches of the Zayandeh Rud River in Iran” at inter3, Institute for Resource Management
2015 - 2016: Research associate in the BMBF-funded research project “Integrated Water Resources Management Zayandeh Rud” (IWRM Zayandeh Rud) at inter3, Institute for Resource Management
2011-2014: Freelance work in the field of qualitative research
Sociology of risk and disaster
Social vulnerability and resilience
Social planning, management, and participation
Sandoval, Vicente; Voss, Martin; Flörchinger, Verena; Lorenz, Stephan; Jafari, Parisa (2023): Integrated Disaster Risk Management IDRM: Elements to Advance its Study and Assessment. In: International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, (in print). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13753-023-00490-1.
Jafari Berenji, Parisa; Voss, Martin (2021): Vulnerability Profile Armenia: Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Vulnerabilities. AKFS Report Nr. 5. Berlin: Akademie der Katastrophenforschungsstelle. Available online at https://a-kfs.de/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/5_Vulnerability-Profile-Armenia_AKFS-2021.pdf.
Kalan, Amir; Jafari, Parisa; Aghajani, Mahdyar (2019): A Collaborative Practitioner Inquiry into Societal and Power-Relational Contexts of an Activist Writing Community’s Textual Events. In: IJAR 15 (1/2019), pp. 62-80. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3224/ijar.v15i1.05.
Raber, Wolf; Jafari Berenji, Parisa; Reyhani, Mohammad N.; Mohajeri, Shahrooz; Horlemann, Lena (2017): Vulnerability Analysis of Farmers in the Roodasht Region, Iran. In: Mohajeri, Shahrooz, Horlemann, Lena (Ed.): Reviving the Dying Giant. Springer, Cham. Available online at https://www.giz.de/en/downloads/giz_2017_de_Adaptation%20Strategies%20for%20a%20Sustainable%20Land%20Use_Vulnerability%20Analysis%20of%20Farmers%20in%20Roodasht%20Region.pdf. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54922-4_11.
Horlemann, Lena; Jafari Berenji, Parisa (2017): Participation in Water Management in Iran. In: Mohajeri, Shahrooz; Horlemann, Lena (Ed.): Reviving the Dying Giant. Springer, Cham. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54922-4_4.