Dr. Barbara Schröter, MA Political Science

Studied political science at Eberhard-Karls- Universität Tübingen and gained her doctorate at Julius-Maximilians- Universität Würzburg. Research stays at Centro de Investigación y Docencias Económicas in Mexico and Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brasil.

Research interests:

  • Governance
  • Institutional analysis and Social Network Analysis
  • Transdisciplinary Research
  • Nature-based Solutions and Ecosystem Services

Contact:
Phone: +49 (0) 231 9051-231
E-Mail: barbara.schroeter@ils-research.de

Publications (Selection)

  • Schröter, Barbara (2010): Clientelismo político: ¿existe el fantasma y cómo se viste? In: Revista Mexicana de Sociología 72, 1, 141–175.
  • Castro, Enrique; Sánchez-García, Paula; Schröter, Barbara (2023): Retos y oportunidades de la pequeña minería de oro en la Amazonía colombiana – entrevista con Enrique Castro. In: Grassrootes JPE.
  • Schröter, Barbara; Brillinger, Mario; Gottwald, Sarah; Guerrero, Paulina; Henze, Jennifer; Ott, Edward; Schmidt, Stefan; Albert, Christian (2022): Working with nature to solve societal problems. In: Frontiers for Young Minds 10, 643553.
  • Albert, Christian; Schröter, Barbara; Brillinger, Mario; Kelly, Thea; Ott, Edward; Schmidt, Stefan (2022): Naturbasierte Lösungen in Flusslandschaften entwickeln – Wie kann eine erfolgreiche Planung gelingen? In: KW Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft 15, 3, 157–162.
  • Albert, Christian; Schröter, Barbara; von Haaren, Christina (2017): Ökosystemleistungen von Flusslandschaften: Nützliche Informationen für Entscheidungen. In: Wasser und Abfall 19, 5, 24–29.
  • Romeiro, Ademar; Sinisgalli, Paulo; Jericó-Daminello, Camila; Sessin-Dilascio, Karla; Lima, Lucas; Schroeter, Barbara; Paiva Sobrinho, Ranulfo (2014): A comunidade do Marujá e o Parque Estadual da Ilha do Cardoso: co-manejo, serviços ecossistêmicos e processo sócio-técnico. In: Revista virtual Redesma 7, 75–85.
  • Schröter, Barbara (2007): Las Elecciones Parlamentarias en Alemania: ¿Negro + Rojo = Oro? In: FEPADE Difunde 14, 11–30.
  • Schröter, Barbara (Hrsg.) (2015): Das politische System Mexikos. Wiesbaden: Springer VS Verlag.
  • Sattler, Claudia; Schröter, Barbara; Castelo Branco Brasileiro-Assing, Andrea; Alvez, Juan P. (2021): Análise da governança ambiental comunitária: adoção do sistema de manejo intensivo de pastoreio (MIP) na comunidade de Santa Rosa de Lima, Brasil. In: Cleverson Vitório Andreoli; Arlindo Philippi (Hrsg.): Sustentabilidade no agronegócio. São Paulo: Editora Manole.
  • Schröter, Barbara (2009): Die Heimat der Gelatieri – Die Geschichte des Zoldo Tals. In: Overbeck, Anne; Osses, Dietmar (Hrsg.): Eiskalte Leidenschaft, Italienische Eismacher im Ruhrgebiet. Essen: Klartext-Verlag, 24–29.

Presentations (Selection)

  • Transparency in global commodity supply chains – the role of invisible actors and black. Vortrag im Rahmen der 17th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) – Economies for life: Alliances for practicing ecological economics in a world in transition, 23.10.–28.10.2023, Santa Marta, Kolumbien.
  • Aiming for sustainability? An analysis of global commodity chains of gold mining and cattle ranching in Colombia. Vortrag im Rahmen des Tropentags 2023: Competing pathways for equitable food systems transformation: trade-offs and synergies, 20.09.–22.09.2023, Berlin.
  • Persiguiendo la sostenibilidad? Un análisis de la minería de oro, la ganadería y los conflictos socio-ambientales en el Putumayo, Colombia. Vortrag im Rahmen der ADLAF-Tagung „Umweltgerechtigkeit“ der Arbeitsgemeinschaft „Deutsche Lateinamerikaforschung“, 22.06.–24.06.2023, Berlin.
  • Planificación y gobernanza de soluciones basadas en la naturaleza en paisajes fluviales. Experiencias desde Alemania y Costa Rica. Vortrag im Rahmen der Conferencia REDLAE (Red de Estudios Sociales y Políticos de América Latina y Europa), 17.11.2021, Videokonferenz.
  • The Net-Map method for social network analysis and its application in research on ecosystem services governance. Vortrag im Rahmen der Landscape 2021 Conference des ZALF und der HU Berlin, 20.09.–21.09.2021, Berlin.
  • Diseño cooperativo de soluciones basadas en la naturaleza en paisajes fluviales – el ejemplo de la cuenca del Río Grande de Tárcoles en Costa Rica. Vortrag im Rahmen der Ecosystem Services Partnership – Latin America and Caribbean, “Trascendiendo el estudio de los Servicios Ecosistémicos hacia la Transdisciplina e Incidencia”, 25.11.–27.11.2020, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • From concept to practice: nature-based solutions in online case study collections. Postervortrag im Rahmen des NbS Digital Dialogues Virtual Event, 07.07.–09.07.2020 Oxford, UK.
  • Implementation of Nature-based Solutions for riversheds in Costa Rica: a governance framework. Vortrag im Rahmen der Ecosystem Services Partnership World Conference, 21.10.–25.10.2019, Hannover.
  • How to integrate different governance levels for NBS – the example of a River Basin Organization in Costa Rica. Vortrag im Rahmen des 6th Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science “Riverine Landscapes as coupled socio-ecological systems”, 08.09.–13.09.2019, Wien, Österreich.
  • Power and transparency aspects in Payments for Ecosystem Services Schemes – insights from a community blue carbon program in Costa Rica. Vortrag beim “WaterPower Symposium: Transformative Development Pathways – Critical Perspectives on Urbanisation, Land and Water”, 15.07.–16.07.2019, Trier.
  • Boundary Bazaar for Social-Ecological Systems. Vortrag im Rahmen der 13th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE 2019) on “Co-creation – Making Ecological Economics Matter”, 18.06.–21.06.2019, Turku, Finnland.
  • Soluciones basadas en la naturaleza en la gestión del recurso hídrico: aplicación de un enfoque en la cuenca del Río Grande de Tárcoles. Vortrag im Rahmen des Seminars „Escuela de Geografía” der Universidad de Costa Rica, 01.04.2019, San José, Costa Rica.
  • El cambio climático y la gobernanza del agua. Vortrag im Rahmen des Programa I-2019: „Seminario de Graduación CP 9600” der Universidad de Costa Rica, 03.04.2019, San José, Costa Rica.
  • Getting together to govern together? Insights from an integrated river management project at Lahn river in Germany. Vortrag im Rahmen der Konferenz „Rethinking the governance of European water protection” der UFZ Leipzig, 08.01.–09.01.2019, Leipzig.
  • State of the art review on comparative water governance. Vortrag im Rahmen der Konferenz „Rethinking the governance of European water protection” der UFZ Leipzig, 08.01.–09.01.2019, Leipzig.
  • Generating sustainability-supporting knowledge on social networks in the governance and management of social-ecological systems. Vortrag im Rahmen der XXIII International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology-Navigating Complexity: Human–Environmental Solutions for a Challenging Future, 07.07.–10.07.2018, Lissabon, Portugal.
  • Nature conservation 2.0: collaboration instead of regulation? Vortrag im Rahmen der Konferenz Landscape 2018 „Frontiers of agricultural landscape research, 12.05.–16.05.2018, Berlin.
  • Net-Map – Una herramienta para el análisis de redes sociales. Vortrag im Rahmen des „V Congreso Internacional de Servicios Ecosistémicos en los Neotrópicos”, 13.11.–16.11.2017, Oaxaca City, Mexico.
  • Sustainable river landscapes through nature-based solutions? Contribution from governance approaches. Vortrag im Rahmen der II Open Science Conference of the Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society „Place-based transdisciplinary research for Global Sustainability”, 7.11.–10.11.2017, Oaxaca City, Mexico.
  • Doing transdisciplinary research │ Addressing challenges faced by early career researchers. Vortrag im Rahmen der ITD 2017 – International Transdisciplinary Conference 2017, 11.09.–15.09.2017, Lüneburg.
  • How to make rivers resilient? Insights about governing nature-based solutions in riversheds. Vortrag im Rahmen der Resilience Conference, Resilience Frontiers for Global Sustainability, 21.08.–23.08.2017, Stockholm, Schweden.
  • Social Network Analysis as a tool for Payment for Ecosystem Services implementation: the example of Net-Map. Vortrag im Rahmen des Tropentags 2015: International Conference on Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development, 16.09.–18.09.2015, Berlin.
  • More than connecting the dots: Why civil-society actors are important for PES implementation. Vortrag im Rahmen der XXXV Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), 23.06.–28.06.2015, Brighton, UK.
  • Bringing scientific knowledge into practice: the role of the social academic in innovative land use governance – Field Experience from Southern Brazil. Vortrag im Rahmen der 7th Ecosystem Service Partnership (ESP) Conference 2014, 08.09.–12.09.2014, San José, Costa Rica.
  • Investigating local influence on marked- based ecosystem- service conservation schemes with Net-Map tool: field experience from Costa Rica. Vortrag im Rahmen des 20th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM), 08.06.–13.06.2014, Hannover.
  • All pain, no gain? The role of Civil Society Organizations (CSO) in Ecosystem Service Management. Vortrag im Rahmen der Resilience Conference, 04.05.–09.05.2014, Montpellier, Frankreich.
  • Participación o concesión? El involucramiento de la sociedad civil en el desarrollo de planes de manejo para áreas protegidas – Experiencias de Costa Rica y Brasil. Vortrag im Rahmen der EcoEco Alternatives Conferencia de la SMEE (Sociedad Mesoamericana de Economía Ecológica), 04.03.–08.03.2014, San José, Costa Rica.
  • Gobernanza multinivel como resolución de conflictos – Un estudio de caso de Marujá/São Paulo. Vortrag im Rahmen des X Biodiversity Forum, 24.09.–26.09.2013, Córdoba, Spanien.
  • CiVi.net – the capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) and their networks in community based environmental management. Vortrag im Rahmen der IUFRO Landscape Ecology Conference: Sustaining Humans and Forests in Changing Landscapes, 02.11.–12.11.2012, Concepción, Chile.
  • Clientelismo – un concepto social y politico. Vortrag im Rahmen des Seminario Internacional “Los riesgos del clientelismo electoral y la responsabilidad pública” der DECA, Equipo Pueblo und der Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México, 23.04 2009, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Estrategias clientelares de los partidos políticos mexicanos: un estudio comparado del PRI, PRD y PAN. Vortrag im Rahmen des XIII Encuentro de Latinoamericanistas Españoles, 18.09.–20.09.2008, Castellón, Spanien.
  • La transformación de estructuras clientelistas en México: un estudio comparado del PRI, PRD y PAN. Vortrag im Rahmen der Conferencia: La transformación de estructuras clientelistas en México: un estudio comparado del PRI, PRD y PAN, 05.12.2007, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Clientelismo Político: ¿de qué hablamos y porqué existe? Vortrag im Rahmen des – Seminario “Clientelismo Político y Manipulación del Voto” der Colegio de la Frontera Norte, 26.06.2007, Tijuana, Mexico.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

  • Theory and methods for an integrated analysis of ecosystem services governance (Seminar; gemeinsam mit Loft, L.; Sattler, C.; Schröter, B.; Chen, C.; Schuler, J.; Müller, K.), SoSe 2018; SoSe 2019; SoSe 2021; SoSe 2022; SoSe 2023

Guest lectures on governance and Social-Network Analysis with the Net-Map Tool in various university courses, e.g. Leibniz Universität Hannover, Universidad de Costa Rica.

  • Member of the Ecosystem Services Partnership, German Section, Working Group “Ecosystem Services in Teaching and Education”
  • Member of the International Society for Ecological Economics
  • Member of the Network Social and Political Sciences Latin America and Europe (RedLae)
  • Member of the Latin American Network for Participatory and Collaborative Research on Public Goods
  • Reviewer for the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Reviewer for the Swedish Science Council (Vetenskapsrådet)
  • Editor of the journal Sustainability Science, Springer.
  • Reviewer for the following journals:
    • Ambio
    • Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
    • Current Research in Environmental Sustainability
    • Ecological Economics
    • Ecology and Society
    • Ecosystem Services
    • Ecosystems and People
    • Environmental Management
    • Global Environmental Change
    • International Journal of Biodiversity And Conservation
    • Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management
    • Npj Urban Sustainability
    • People and Nature
    • Regional Environmental Change
    • Revista de Estudios Sociales
    • Revista Espiral
    • Revista Mexicana de Sociología
    • Sustainable Cities and Society
    • Sustainability Science