Geographisches Institut


Johanna Paschen

PhD Studentin

Kritische Nachhaltigkeitsforschung

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Universität Bern
Geographisches Institut
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

PhD Project

Eco Art Lab. Relational encounters between the arts and climate research



  • Social and Environmental Justice
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Artistic Research
  • EcoJustice Education
  • Ecological Arts & Environmental Humanities

Work History

  • 2021-2022: Research and Project Assistant, NOAH – Friends of the Earth Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2021-2022: Team Leader, Madboks – Food Saving, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2019-2020: Project Assistant, Wilderness Foundation UK, Chelmsford, UK
  • 2019: Research Assistant, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • 2018: Project Assistant, Minerva Art Academy, Groningen, The Netherlands



  • MSc Human Ecology – Culture, Power and Sustainability, Lund University, Sweden
  • Thesis: Can Art in Sustainability Education Challenge Marginalisation? Conversations with Youths and Practitioners in an European Context
  • BSc Liberal Arts and Sciences – Specialisation in Social Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Conference Contributions

  • 2018: Conference Speaker, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    • Collaboration of Liberal Arts & Science Students and people with disabilities about in- and exclusion. Conference: ‘The Meaning of Liberal Arts and Sciences’, Erasmus University College
  • 2018: Conference Speaker, Maynooth, Ireland
    • ‘Break Out’: Exploring in- and exclusion from the urban spaces from the inside out. Conference: ‚Irish Geographers’, Maynooth University