Dimitrios L. Margellos, born and raised in Athens, is a well-networked young researcher and activist. He has extensively surveyed political economy research and conducted analysis on inequality issues in his capacity as political science student at Freie Universität Berlin. He took part in a full-time 10-week project evaluation with an Asian non-profit organization. He collected information from various sources and produced summaries of meetings and focus group discusssions. Dimitrios has produced and uploaded videos on youtube and is a proficient user of twitter and other social media. He is fluent in Greek, English and German.
Peiran Tang was born and raised in China. She is currently a student of political science at Freie Universität Berlin, specializing in international relations/international organisation. She has a special interest in the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, in social and labour standards and poverty alleviation.
She is fluent in Mandarin, English and German and has presentation and social media skills. She has already assisted Dr. Kuhn in the evaluation of social work activities of nonprofits organisations in China.
Megatrends Book Presentations
in Berlin on June 30, 2022, 18:30, at Maecenata Institute, (panel discussion in German, hybrid event);
and in Kampen/Sylt; 14 July 2022, KTS, Hauptstr. 12, 20:00 (in German, moderated by Prof. Jürgen Kluge)
Global Perspectives on Megatrends
Our new book is out, published by
Ibidem & Columbia University Press on May 17, 2022, see Megatrends Book 2022
"Global Perspectives on Sustainability Transitions", hybrid course (online & on campus sessions) taught at FU Berlin/UC Madrid in cooperation with Prof. Asun Lopez, Summer 2022"
International Organisations and Global Governance", online course taught at Zhejiang University, HangZhou, China in my capacity as Visiting Professor., Spring 2022
"The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", Course taught at Political Science Department, FU Berlin, autumn/winter 2021/2022
Team Leader of the evaluation of the project Sino-German Center for Sustainable Development, implemented by GIZ and partners, March 2021 to Jan. 2022
Team Leader of the evaluation of the NDC Assist Project, implemented by GIZ and partners, Dec. 2020 to August 2021.
Evaluator of the European Commission supported project on Civil society support to the African Governance Architecture, Jan. - July 2021
Berlin Science Week (BSW) 2020. Lecture & Discussion "An International Perspective on Climate Policies", in cooperation with Germanwatch, Fr, Nov. 6, 14 to 16 hours, see BSW 2020 website
International Conference of the University Alliance for Sustainability (UAS), Co-Chair of the workshop on Financial Markets in Times of Climate Change, Oct. 20, 2020 see FU Berlin/UAS website
Policy analysis and consulting services for GIZ advisory project on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2020/ongoing)
Publication in the Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, June 26, 2020 (see Research)
Teaching a course on Climate Policies in Comparative Perspective (focus on the role of cities) at FU Berlin (winner of teaching award for course concept) spring/summer 2020.
Berlin Science Week November 6, 2019
Lecture on Climate Policies in Comparative Perspective
Speaker at International Forum on Ecological Civilisation, Jinan. China, Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2019
URBANIXX Conference, Future City, Future Village
Hsinchu City, Taiwan,
Oct. 21-25, 2019
DOC Rhodes Forum 2019, Oct. 11/12, Rhodes, Greece
Session: Sustainable Finance for Culture
Presentation on Climate Policies at City Level at Humboldt University's KOSMOS Conference on Navigating the Sustainability Transformation, August 28-30, 2019
New projects on "Sustainable Finance" (FUB UAS) and "Sustainable Finance for Culture" ( DOC)
Annual Meeting of German Council for Sustainable Development in Berlin (June 4, 2019)
Evaluation of Program "Religion and State in the Middle East "
implemented by CAFCAW, DIYAR, Bethlehem