Dr. Markus Keck

Markus is geographer with more than 10 years of experience in the study of agri-food networks in the countries of South Asia as well as in Germany. Currently, he is principal investigator of a project, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), which deals with the role of knowledge and non-knowledge in the production of genetically engineered cotton in India. In 2018 and 2019, he was Guest Professor of Economic Geography at the University of Frankfurt/Main. In 2020, he holds a position as Interim Professor of Development Geography at the University of Bonn.

Latest publications (selection)

  • ASABERE, S., ACHEAMPONG, R., ASHIAGBOR, G., BECKERS, C., KECK, M., ERASMI, S., SCHANZE, J., SAUER, D. (2020): Urbanization, land use transformation and spatio-environmental impacts: analyses of trends and implications in major metropolitan regions of Ghana. In: Land Use Policy 96 (July 2020): doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104707
  • ENGELHARDT, H., RAUH, J., REEH, T., KECK, M. (2020): Unverpackt-Läden in Deutschland – Nischenkonzept oder Zukunftsmodell? Analyse von Konsumpraktiken und Versuch einer Kundentypisierung. In: Berichte. Geographie und Landeskunde 93 (1/2): accepted
  • ERLER, M., KECK, M., DITTRICH, C. (2020): The changing meaning of millet: Organic shops and distinctive consumption practices in Bengaluru, India. In: Journal of Consumer Culture (Online First). doi: 10.1177/1469540520902508
  • KECK, M. (2019): Worlding countrysides: Das Globale in der Auseinandersetzung um genetisch veränderte Baumwolle in Indien. In: MIEßNER, M., NAUMANN, M. (Eds.): Kritische Geographien ländlicher Entwicklung. Globale Transformationen und lokale Herausforderungen. Westfälisches Dampfboot, Münster: 100-115
  • WALLRAPP, C., KECK, M., FAUST, H. (2019): Governing the yarshagumba ‘gold rush’: A comparative study of governance systems in the Kailash Landscape in India and Nepal. In: International Journal of the Commons 13 (1): 455-478. doi: 10.18352/ijc.884
  • KECK, M., HUNG, D. (2019): Burn or bury? A comparative cost-benefit analysis of crop residue management practices among smallholder rice farmers in northern Vietnam. In: Sustainability Science 14 (2): 375-389. doi.org/10.1007/s11625-018-0592-z
  • WALLRAPP, C., FAUST, H., KECK, M. (2019): Production networks and borderlands: cross-border yarsagumba trade in the Kailash Landscape. In: Journal of Rural Studies 66 (1): 67-76. doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2019.01.016
  • GREWER, J., KECK, M. (2019): How one rural community in transition to sustainability overcame its island-status: the case of Heckenbeck, Germany. In: Sustainability 11 (3): 587-604. doi:10.3390/su11030587