Dr. Judith Ehlert

Country of current residence


Current position


Current institute employer

University of Vienna



Degrees / expertise

PhD in Development Research (ZEF, University of Bonn);

Diploma in Sociology (University of Bielefeld)


Ehlert, J. 2013. Cinematographische Hedonismuskritik. Entwicklungssoziologische Betrachtungen zu Überfluss und Mangel. In: Kofahl, D., Fröhlich, G. and L. Alberth (eds.): Kulinarisches Kino. Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf Essen und Trinken im Film. transcript. 191-205. Download [PDF]
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Further Information


Ehlert, J.. 2012. "We observe the weather because we are farmers". Weather knowledge and meteorology in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. In: Hornidge, A.-K. and C. Antweiler (eds.): Environmental Uncertainty and Local Knowledge. Southeast Asia as a Laboratory of Global Ecological Change. Bielefeld: Transcript.
Ehlert, Judith. 2012. Beautiful Floods. Environmental Knowledge and Agrarian Change in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Lit. Berlin/ Münster.
Waibel, G. and J. Ehlert. 2012. Fuzzy reality. D+C - Development and Cooperation, 5. Further Information


Ehlert, J.. 2011. Local Knowledge on Flood Season Management in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn. Lit Verlag Further Information

Research themes
  • Water resources
  • Knowledge
  • Social and cultural change and adaption
Research countries
  • Cambodia
  • Vietnam
Research topic
Socio-cultural dimensions of food, food & body, local knowledge & natural resources management, rural development
Research projects

WISDOM Project (Water Related Information System for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong, Vietnam)


ZEFa Disciplinary Doctoral Program Module 'PRA'


PhD in Development Research (ZEF, University of Bonn);

Diploma in Sociology (University of Bielefeld)

Funding institutions

Federal Ministry for Research and Education (BMBF), Germany

Judith Ehlert