Since February 2024, Anselm Vogler is PhD Fellow at IFSH and Research Fellow at the Department of Geography at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His dissertation on national climate security policies is currently under review. Previously, he was research associate at IFSH and worked in the DFG cluster of excellency Climate, Climatic Change, and Society (CLICCS) at University Hamburg. Anselm Vogler studied political science in Dresden and New York. He won the Viktor Klemperer Medal for distinguished academic success and was awarded by the Beijing-Humboldt Forum.

Research Profile | Current Projects

Anselm Vogler works on environmental peace and conflict research. Within his cumulative dissertation, Anselm Vogler analyzed the reactions of various national-level security policy actors to climate change. To this end, he analyzed climate change framings in numerous national security strategies. Moreover, he published a literature review on ecologically relevant military activities. He is also guest editor of a currently published special issue titled “From Climate Conflicts to Environmental Peacebuilding.” Currently, he is researching the relevance of water for conflict and cooperation within the Middle East.

Selected Publications

  • Sändig, Jan, Natalia Dalmer, Tobias Ide, Anselm Vogler. 2024.
    From Climate Conflicts to Environmental Peacebuilding: Exploring Local Dimensions.
    Environment and Security 2 (1): 3-20. DOI: 10.1177/27538796241231090.
  • Vogler, Anselm. 2023.
    Tracking Climate Securitization: Framings of Climate Security by Civil and Defense Ministries.
    International Studies Review 25 (2): viad010. DOI: 10.1093/isr/viad010.
  • Vogler, Anselm. 2023.
    Barking Up the Tree Wrongly? How National Security Strategies Frame Climate and other Environmental Change as Security Issues.
    Political Geography 105 (August): 102893. DOI: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2023.102893.
  • Vogler, Anselm. 2024.
    On (In-)Secure Grounds: How Military Forces Interact with Global Environmental Change.
    Journal of Global Security Studies 9 (1): ogad026. DOI: 10.1093/jogss/ogad026.
  • Vogler, Anselm, Martin Webeler. 2022.
    Klimasicherheit und Europa. Welche direkten und indirekten Folgen hat der Klimawandel?.
    Perspektive. Wien: FES Regionalbüro für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – Zusammenarbeit und Frieden.