Individuals

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Henn

Professor of Economic Geography
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Löbdergraben 32, 07743 Jena, GERMANY

Education
2014 Habilitation, Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Title of post-doctoral thesis: Transnational Entrepreneurs and knowledge-based regional development. The example of the diamond sector (Transnationale Unternehmer und wissensbasierte Regionalentwicklung. Eine Untersuchung am Beispiel des Diamantsektors)
2006 PhD in Geography, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Title of dissertation: Regional Clusters in Nanotechnology. Evolution, Characteristics, Recommended Actions (Regionale Cluster in der Nanotechnologie. Entstehung, Charakteristika, Handlungsempfehlungen)
2001 Diploma in Geography, University of Mannheim, Germany

Selected publications
Lang, T., Henn, S., Ehrlich, K. & Sgibnev, W. (ed.) (2015, forthcoming). New Geographies of Central and Eastern Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Golinski, S. & Henn, S. (2015). Imperialisten, Spione oder Retter? Zur Charakterisierung von Direktinvestitionen aus Russland, Indien und China in deutschen Tageszeitungen. Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie 59 (1), 1-19.
Henn, S. & Bathelt, H. (2014). Knowledge Generation and Field Reproduction in Temporary Clusters and the Role of Business Conferences. Geoforum 58 (2015), 104-113, doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2014.10.015.
Henn, S. (2012). Transnational Entrepreneurs, Global Pipelines and Shifting Production Patterns. The Example of the Palanpuris in the Diamond Sector. Geoforum 43 (3), 497-506.
Henn, S. (2012). Clusters, Transnational Entrepreneurs and the Emergence of New Global Production Patterns. The Case of the Palanpuris. In: Fuchs, M. & Fromhold-Eisebith, M. (ed.), Industrial Transition. New Global-Local Patterns of Production, Work, and Innovation. Farnham (UK), Burlington: Ashgate. 155-171.

Experience in externally funded projects
MIDETI – (Re-)Migranten im deutsch-türkischen Innovationsnetzwerk – Identifikation und Kommunikation von Potenzialen für Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft; funded by Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF); with Martin Franz; 2014-2016.
BRICINVEST – Investoren aus den BRIC-Staaten und ArbeitnehmerInneninteressen in Deutschland; funded by Hans-Böckler Foundation; with Martin Franz & Jörg Weingarten; 2013-2015.
Transnationale Gemeinschaften und regionale Clusterdynamik. Das Beispiel der Diamantdistrikte in Antwerpen und New York; funded by German Research Foundation (DFG); 2007-2010.
Membership in scientific organisations (Scientific boards)
Editor of The German Journal for Economic Geography (Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie)
Managing Editor of Spaces – Spatial Aspects Concerning Economic Structures

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