Welcome to the website of the research project Transformation Decisions for the Adaptation and Sustainability of Cities in the Face of Environmental and Socio-economic Change (TRANSCEND).

TRANSCEND is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research under the FONA programme.

Latest news

20/12/2023
The paper “The role of social identities for collective adaptation capacities – general considerations and lessons from Jakarta, Indonesia” led by Mia Wannewitz and Matthias Garschagen has recently been published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. The paper builds on fieldwork in Jakarta and showcases how understanding social identification helps to better assess local collective capacities to adapt.
26/11/2023
We had the great pleasure of hosting Dr. Sasha Kosanic from Liverpool John Moores University at LMU. Together with Sasha, we developed a strategy for including a specific focus on people with disabilities within TRANSCEND and discussed the leverage points perspective for research on transformational and just adaptation to climate change.