Speaker's Profile

Giovanna Gioli

Giovanna Gioli is a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg. Her research focuses on the migration, environment, and development nexus, with a particular focus on gender. Drawing on political ecology, participatory research, and community-based adaptation approaches, Dr Gioli’s work addresses the role of perceptions in shaping responses to risk and adaptive strategies. She has spent extended periods of fieldwork and capacity building in South Asia (Nepal and Pakistan), and her background is in political philosophy, migration studies, and anthropology.