Individuals

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lentz

Director of IfL and professor for regional geography at the University of Leipzig

CV
Since 2003: Professor for regional geography at the University of Leipzig and Director of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography

2001–2003: Professor for anthropogeography at the University of Erfurt

2000–2002: Private lecturer for geography at the University of Mannheim

1999: Habilitation at the University of Mannheim, topic: Living segregation in post-socialist Moscow – transformation phenomena or soviet legacy?

1988–2000: Research assistant at the Institute for Geography at the University of Mannheim

1985–1988: Doctoral studies at the University of Mannheim, dissertation topic: Agricultural geography of the southern Grisons valleys of Val Muestair and Valposchiavo (1990: Mannheimer Geographischer Arbeiten; 28)

1983–1988: Freelance cartographer and typesetter

1979–1984: Studies in geography, German and education in Heidelberg and Mannheim

Memberships
Deputy Speaker Section B (economics, social sciences, spatial research) of the Leibniz Association since midyear 2015

Speaker of the Leibniz ScienceCampus »Eastern Europe – Global Area«

Executive committee member of the Collaborative Research Centre »Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition«

Leipzig branch office manager of the German Association for East European Studies (together with Prof. Dr. Stefan Troebst, Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Geschichte und Kultur Ostmitteleuropas at the University of Leipzig)

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Urban and Regional Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2014

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Laboratoire d’Excellence at CNRS »Structurations des Mondes Sociaux« (Toulouse) since 2012

Board member of the German Society for Eastern Europen Studies since 2007

Full member of the Saxonian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig since 2004

Corresponding member of the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL) since 2004

Member of the ARL’s State Committee of Saxony/Saxony-Anhalt/Thuringia since 2004; Full member of the German Academy for Regional Studies (Deutschen Akademie für Landeskunde) since 2004

Member of the committee for regional studies at the Saxonian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig since 2003

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