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Professor Mark Pelling

Research interests

Human impacts and adaptation to climate change, human vulnerability to natural hazards, international development, sustainable urbanisation, institutions and governance in risk management.

Editorial activity

Global Environmental Change, Natural Hazards, Open Geographical Journal (Journal)

Mark Pelling (Editorial board member)
2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Participation in conference

GECHS conference on Climate Change, Humanitarian Disasters and International Development: linking vulnerability, risk reduction and response capacity, University of Oslo, Sweden

Mark Pelling (Keynote/plenary speaker)
Apr 2007 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

public debate on ‘NGOs: a disaster for disaster’, LSE Centre for Civil Society

Mark Pelling (Keynote/plenary speaker)
Oct 2006 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Natural disasters and climate change’, Development and Climate Workshop, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Paris,

Mark Pelling (Speaker)
Sep 2006 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

UN International Day for Disaster Reduction event, King’s College London, organised for UN Association/Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk Unit, King’s College,

Mark Pelling (Organiser)
Oct 2005 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Royal Geographical Society, Fifth British-Caribbean Seminar, co-hosted with the University of Guyana,

Mark Pelling (Organiser)
Aug 2003 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Types of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Member: International Steering Committee for UN-HABITAT Human Settlements Network

Mark Pelling (Member)
2005 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Member: International Expert Advisory Board on Measuring Vulnerability for the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, Bonn

Mark Pelling (Advisor)
2005 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Disaster Risk Reduction for DFID, UNDP, Tearfund, UN-ISDR, UN-HABITAT

Mark Pelling (Member)
2003 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Types of External academic engagement - Membership of peer review panel or committee

ESRC peer review college

Mark Pelling (Member)
2001 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of peer review panel or committee

Publication peer-review

Journal of Extreme Events (Journal)

Mark Pelling (Editorial board member)
20152018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Earthscan (Journal)

Mark Pelling (Editor)
2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Routledge (Journal)

Mark Pelling (Editor)
2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Types of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

RGS-IBG Climate Change Research Group

Mark Pelling (Chair)
2005 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

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