Dr. Judith Ehlert

Country of current residence


Current position


Current institute employer

University of Vienna




Social Scientist

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.  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

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Global development and trade
  • Human Rights
Research countries
  • Vietnam
  • Cambodia
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

Former Division/Group:
Political and Cultural Change

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