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Victoria van der Land

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Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
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Nationality: Germany
Gender: F

Member since: 2022
Membership No: 33387
Membership Type: regular

Field of Study: Population and Development, Sociology

Specialization: Human Ecology, Internal Migration, International Migration, Population and Development, Population and Environment

Regional focus: Sub-Saharan Africa

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 2015 , Goethe-University Frankfurt , Sociology

Working languages: English , French , German , Spanish

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Sektion Migration und ethnische Minderheiten

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Land, Victoria van der (2018): Migration and environmental change in the West African Sahel. Why capabilities and aspirations matter. Routledge Studies in Environmental Migration, Displacement and Resettlement, London: Routledge.


Land, Victoria van der (2015): The environment-migration nexus reconsidered: why capabilities and aspirations matter. Dissertation. Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main.


Land, Victoria van der/ Diana Hummel (2013): Vulnerability and the role of education in environmentally induced migration in Mali and Senegal. In: Ecology and Society, 18(4). Special Feature: Education and Differential Vulnerability to Natural Disasters: 14.

Land, Victoria van der/ Joel Fourier (2012): Migration in the West African Sahel. Focus Senegal. In: Hummel, Diana/ Martin Doevenspeck/ Cyrus Samimi (Ed.) (2012): Climate Change, Environment and Migration in the Sahel. Selected Issues with a Focus on Senegal and Mali. micle Working Paper No. 1, Frankfurt/Main.