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Christian Webersik

Professor

Professor

 
Office:
H2031 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )
Office hours:
Open door

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

E-teaching

Projects

Climate change and migration

Climate change and energy security

Information technology and disasters

Environmental peacebuilding

Scientific publications

  • Kelman, Ilan; Orlowska, Justyna; Upadhyay, Himani; Stojanov, Robert; Webersik, Christian; Simonelli, Andrea C.; Procházka, David; Němec, Daniel (2019). Does climate change influence people’s migration decisions in Maldives?. Climatic Change. ISSN: 0165-0009. 153 (1-2). s 285 - 299. doi:10.1007/s10584-019-02376-y.
  • Kelman, Ilan; Upadhyay, Himani; Simonelli, Andrea C.; Arnall, Alex; Mohan, Divya; Lingaraj, GJ; Nair, Shadananan; Webersik, Christian (2017). Here and now: perceptions of Indian Ocean islanders on the climate change and migration nexus. Geografiska Annaler. Series B. Human Geography. ISSN: 0435-3684. 99 (3). s 284 - 303. doi:10.1080/04353684.2017.1353888.
  • Henökl, Thomas; Webersik, Christian (2016). Power Politics or Transnational Public Administration? Comparing European and Chinese Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Myanmar. Asia-Pacific Journal of EU Studies. ISSN: 1598-8902. 14 (1). s 1 - 24.
  • Jørstad, Hanne; Webersik, Christian (2016). Vulnerability to climate change and adaptation strategies of local communities in Malawi: Experiences of women fish processing groups in the Lake Chilwa Basin. Earth System Dynamics. ISSN: 2190-4979. 7 (4). s 977 - 989. doi:10.5194/esd-7-977-2016.
  • Webersik, Christian; Crawford, Alec (2015). Commerce in the Chaos: Bananas, Charcoal, Fisheries and Conflict in Somalia. Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. ISBN: 9781849712330. Routledge. Part 3. s 365 - 391.
  • Jørstad, Hanne; Webersik, Christian (2015). Living with Climate Change: Adapting to Environmental Change in Malawi. Earth System Dynamics Discussions. ISSN: 1866-3591. 6
  • Webersik, Christian; Gonzalez, Jose J; Dugdale, Julie Anne; Munkvold, Bjørn Erik; Granmo, Ole-Christoffer (2015). Towards an integrated approach to emergency management: interdisciplinary challenges for research and practice. Culture Unbound. Journal of Current Cultural Research. ISSN: 2000-1525. 7 (3). s 524 - 540. doi:10.3384/cu.2000.1525.1572525.
  • Webersik, Christian (2014). Bargaining for the spoils of war: Somalia’s failing path from war to peace. 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 (2014). Nanotechnology may provide innovative solutions to climate change. Nanotechnology. ISBN: 0737769629. Greenhaven Press. Chapter 3.
  • Henökl, Thomas; Webersik, Christian (2014). The Impact of Institutional Change on Foreign Policy-Making: The Case of the EU Horn of Africa Strategy. European Foreign Affairs Review. ISSN: 1384-6299. 19 (4). s 519 - 537.
  • Webersik, Christian (2013). Climate Change, Water and Health: Current Impacts and Future Challenges for Human Security. Impact of Climate Change on Water and Health. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7749-7. CRC Press. 4. s 54 - 74.
  • Webersik, Christian; Klose, Christian (2013). Disasters and Human Security: Natural Hazards and Political Instability in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Handbook on climate change and human security. ISBN: 9780857939111. Edward Elgar Publishing. 8.
  • Webersik, Christian; Bergius, Michael (2013). Spotlight: The Biofuels Transition. Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Spotlight. s 34 - 36.
  • Webersik, Christian (2012). Climate-induced migration and conflict: what are the links?. Climate Change and Human Mobility: Global Challenges to the Social Sciences. ISBN: 978-1-107-02821-0. Cambridge University Press. Part II, Chapter 6. s 147 - 168.
  • Webersik, Christian; Crawford, Alec (2012). Commerce in the Chaos: Bananas, Charcoal, Fisheries, and Conflict in Somalia. The Environmental Law Reporter. ISSN: 0046-2284. 42 (6).
  • Webersik, Christian (2012). Securitizing Climate Change: The United Nations Security Council Debate. Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook. ISBN: 9781412981507. Sage Publications. Chapter. s 549 - 556.
  • Webersik, Christian (2012). Sicherheitsbedenken : Klimaschutz und Klimaanpassung. Wissenschaft und Frieden. ISSN: 0947-3971. 30 (3).
  • Esteban, Miguel; Webersik, Christian; Shibayama, Tomoya (2010). Methodology for the estimation of the increase in time loss due to future increase in tropical cyclone intensity in Japan. Climatic Change. ISSN: 0165-0009. 102 (3-4). s 555 - 578. doi:10.1007/s10584-009-9725-9.
  • Webersik, Christian; Esteban, Miguel; Shibayama, Tomoya (2010). The economic impact of future increase in tropical cyclones in Japan. Natural Hazards. ISSN: 0921-030X. 55 (2). s 233 - 250. doi:10.1007/s11069-010-9522-9.
  • Webersik, Christian; Wilson, Clarice (2009). Achieving Environmental Sustainability and Growth in Africa: the Role of Science, Technology and Innovation. Sustainable Development. ISSN: 0968-0802. 17 (6). s 400 - 413. doi:10.1002/sd.411.
  • Esteban, Miguel; Webersik, Christian; Shibayama, Tomoya (2009). Effect of a global warming-induced increase in typhoon intensity on urban productivity in Taiwan. Sustainability Science. ISSN: 1862-4065. 4 (2). s 151 - 163.
  • Esteban, Miguel; Webersik, Christian; Leary, David (2009). Nanotechnology, ocean energy and forestry - making climate change mitigation work. Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2009. ISBN: 9780956372239. Henley Media. faglig_bok_institusjon. s 163 - 165.
  • Webersik, Christian; Esteban, Miguel; Shibayama, Tomoya (2009). The economic impact of future increase in tropical cyclones in Japan. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment. ISSN: 1755-1307. 6
  • Webersik, Christian (2008). Wars over Resources? Evidence from Somalia. Environment. ISSN: 0013-9157. 50 (3).
  • Webersik, Christian (2006). Mogadishu – An Economy without a State. Third World Quarterly. ISSN: 0143-6597. 27 (8).
  • Webersik, Christian (2005). Fighting for the Plenty – The Banana Trade in Southern Somalia. Oxford Development Studies. ISSN: 1360-0818. 33 (1).
  • Webersik, Christian (2004). Differences that Matter: The Struggle of the Marginalised in Somalia. Africa. ISSN: 0001-9720. 74 (4).
  • Webersik, Christian (2010). Climate change and security : a gathering storm of global challenges. ISBN: 978-0-313-38006-8. Praeger. s 185.
  • Webersik, Christian (2019). Climate change, energy, and maritime safety.
  • Webersik, Christian (2019). Disaster diplomacy in the Arctic.
  • Thalheimer, Lisa; Webersik, Christian (2019). Population dynamics in the era of climate change - What are the links of the current drought, conflict and displacement in Somalia?.
  • Kelman, Ilan; Webersik, Christian; Duda, Patrizia; Auestad, Ann Christin; Sydnes, Are K.; Fjærtoft, Daniel; Nikitina, Elena; Poussenkova, Nina (2019). Does Special Territorial Status Affect Disaster Diplomacy? A Case Study of Svalbard.
  • Webersik, Christian (2018). The effects of global warming on maritime security.
  • Webersik, Christian; Thalheimer, Lisa (2018). Re-assessing climate conflicts and migration in East Africa.

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