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Christian Webersik


MSc, DPhil Oxon

H2031 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )
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My research interests are climate change and security, post-conflict studies, natural hazards and social sustainability.

Courses and teaching

ME-413 Research methods in development and planning studies
UT-504 Cross-cutting issues in development and crisis management
ME-521 Field course and master thesis seminar
UT-404 Current development issues: poverty, inequality and power

Academic interests

Sustainability Studies

Development Management

Research Methods in Social Sciences



Climate change and migration

Climate change and energy security

Information technology and disasters

Environmental peacebuilding

Scientific publications

  • Kelman Ilan, Upadhyay Himani, Simonelli Andrea C., Arnall Alex, Mohan Divya, Lingaraj GJ, Nair Shadananan, Webersik Christian, Here and now: perceptions of Indian Ocean islanders on the climate change and migration nexus (2017). Geografiska Annaler. Series B. Human Geography . ISSN 0435-3684. 99 (3), s 284 - 303 doi: 10.1080/04353684.2017.1353888
  • Henökl Thomas, Webersik Christian, Power Politics or Transnational Public Administration? Comparing European and Chinese Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Myanmar (2016). Asia-Pacific Journal of EU Studies . ISSN 1598-8902. 14 (1), s 1 - 24
  • Jørstad Hanne, Webersik Christian, Vulnerability to climate change and adaptation strategies of local communities in Malawi: Experiences of women fish processing groups in the Lake Chilwa Basin (2016). Earth System Dynamics . ISSN 2190-4979. 7 (4), s 977 - 989 doi: 10.5194/esd-7-977-2016
  • Webersik Christian, Crawford Alec, Commerce in the Chaos: Bananas, Charcoal, Fisheries and Conflict in Somalia (2015).
  • Jørstad Hanne, Webersik Christian, Living with Climate Change: Adapting to Environmental Change in Malawi (2015). Earth System Dynamics Discussions . ISSN 1866-3591. 6
  • Webersik Christian, Gonzalez Jose J, Dugdale Julie Anne, Munkvold Bjørn Erik, Granmo Ole-Christoffer, Towards an integrated approach to emergency management: interdisciplinary challenges for research and practice (2015). Culture Unbound. Journal of Current Cultural Research . ISSN 2000-1525. 7 (3), s 524 - 540 doi: 10.3384/cu.2000.1525.1572525
  • Webersik Christian Bargaining for the spoils of war: Somalia’s failing path from war to peace (2014). African Security . ISSN 1939-2206. 7 (4), s 277 - 302 doi: 10.1080/19392206.2014.977173
  • Esteban Miguel, Webersik Christian, Leary David, Thompson-Pomeroy Dexter, Nanotechnology may provide innovative solutions to climate change (2014).
  • Henökl Thomas, Webersik Christian, The Impact of Institutional Change on Foreign Policy-Making: The Case of the EU Horn of Africa Strategy (2014). European Foreign Affairs Review . ISSN 1384-6299. 19 (4), s 519 - 537
  • Webersik Christian Climate Change, Water and Health: Current Impacts and Future Challenges for Human Security (2013).
  • Webersik Christian, Klose Christian, Disasters and Human Security: Natural Hazards and Political Instability in Haiti and the Dominican Republic (2013).
  • Webersik Christian, Bergius Michael, Spotlight: The Biofuels Transition (2013).
  • Webersik Christian Climate-induced migration and conflict: what are the links? (2012).
  • Webersik Christian, Crawford Alec, Commerce in the Chaos: Bananas, Charcoal, Fisheries, and Conflict in Somalia (2012). The Environmental Law Reporter . ISSN 0046-2284. 42 (6),
  • Webersik Christian Securitizing Climate Change: The United Nations Security Council Debate (2012).
  • Webersik Christian Sicherheitsbedenken : Klimaschutz und Klimaanpassung (2012). Wissenschaft und Frieden . ISSN 0947-3971. 30 (3),
  • Esteban Miguel, Webersik Christian, Shibayama Tomoya, Methodology for the estimation of the increase in time loss due to future increase in tropical cyclone intensity in Japan (2010). Climatic Change . ISSN 0165-0009. 102 (3-4), s 555 - 578 doi: 10.1007/s10584-009-9725-9
  • Webersik Christian, Esteban Miguel, Shibayama Tomoya, The economic impact of future increase in tropical cyclones in Japan (2010). Natural Hazards . ISSN 0921-030X. 55 (2), s 233 - 250 doi: 10.1007/s11069-010-9522-9
  • Webersik Christian, Wilson Clarice, Achieving Environmental Sustainability and Growth in Africa: the Role of Science, Technology and Innovation (2009). Sustainable Development . ISSN 0968-0802. 17 (6), s 400 - 413 doi: 10.1002/sd.411
  • Esteban Miguel, Webersik Christian, Shibayama Tomoya, Effect of a global warming-induced increase in typhoon intensity on urban productivity in Taiwan (2009). Sustainability Science . ISSN 1862-4065. 4 (2), s 151 - 163
  • Esteban Miguel, Webersik Christian, Leary David, Nanotechnology, ocean energy and forestry - making climate change mitigation work (2009).
  • Webersik Christian, Esteban Miguel, Shibayama Tomoya, The economic impact of future increase in tropical cyclones in Japan (2009). IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment . ISSN 1755-1307. 6
  • Webersik, Christian (2010). Climate change and security : a gathering storm of global challenges. Praeger. ISBN 978-0-313-38006-8. 185 s.
  • Webersik Christian The effects of global warming on maritime security (2018).
  • Webersik Christian, Thalheimer Lisa, Re-assessing climate conflicts and migration in East Africa (2018).
  • Eriksen Stein Sundstøl, Webersik Christian, Hansen Stig Jarle, Egal Adam, Somalia: A Political Economy Analysis (2018).
  • Webersik Christian The security implications of climate change: challenges for maritime security (2018).
  • Webersik Christian, Thalheimer Lisa, Reinterpreting the role of extreme weather in conflict and humanitarian crisis (2018).
  • Webersik Christian Forskerportrett: Krisehåndtering https://www.uia.no/forskning (2018).
  • Webersik Christian Dette forsker jeg på: Vi må lære av nazi-erfaringene (2018).
  • Webersik Christian Global challenges – Climate change and Migration (2017).
  • Mukisa Philemon, Webersik Christian, Tumusiime David, Liwenga Emma, RS Tabuti John, Dissent within consent: Lessons from a REDD+ pilot project in Tanzania (2017).
  • Webersik Christian Lokalbefolkningen må bli bedre forberedt på flom (2017).

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