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Dr. Alexandra Appel

Chair of Economic Geography

Tel.: +49 931 31-85337
E-Mail: alexandra.appel@uni-wuerzburg.de

Institute of Geography and Geology
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 128

Consultation time

Winter semester 2018/19:

  • Tu, 14-15 Uhr
  • We, 10-11 Uhr (no consultation time on  24.10.)

During semester break only upon request. Please send an email to: alexandra.appel@uni-wuerzburg.de

Main Research and Research Interests
  • Economic Geography
  • Retail Geography (focus: Grocery retailing)
  • Geography of mobility (focus: Politics and economics of mobilities)
  • (Global) Production Networks & Embeddedness
  • Transformation processes & structural change
  • Regional focus: EU-Turkey relations, Germany, Southeast Europe, USA (southern states)
Research and projects
  • Politics and economics of new mobilities
  • New mobility in the USA
Curriculum Vitae

Employment

February 2015 – Present
Researcher & Lecturer, Institute of Geography and Geology, Department of Economic Geography, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany.

October 2014 – Present
Editorial Board Member, working group on retail geography (AK Geographische Handelsforschung)

2014 – 2015
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Geography and Geology, Department of Economic Geography, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany.

May 2014 – October 2014
Research Associate, Interreg-project “TWECOM – Towards eco-energetic communities.” Institute of Geography, Department of regional science and politics, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

October 2013 – March 2014
Research Associate, Project “Integrative Preventive AAL Concept for the aging society in Europe’s rural areas.” Institute of Geography, Department of regional science and politics, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

February 2011 – December 2012
Research Associate, Project “The internationalization of retailing in Turkey: Motives, dynamics and impacts” funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation). Institute of Geography, Department of regional science and politics, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

 

Education

Ph.D, Geography (Dr.) – Philipps-Universität Marburg (2014)
Dissertation: „Zwischen Basar und Supermarkt: strukturelle Veränderungen im Lebensmitteleinzelhandel der Türkei unter Berücksichtigung von Globalisierungsprozessen“ (Dissertation on the Internationalization of Grocery Retailing in Turkey)

Diploma, Geography – Philipps-Universität Marburg (2009)
Thesis: „Die Konstruktion kultureller Räume – am Beispiels Istanbul als Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2010“ („the construction of cultural geographies – the example of Istanbul als European Capital of Culture 2010“)
Minor subjects: Media Science, Anthropology

Study Abroad Experience
2006-2007: Fatih Üniversitesi, Büyükcekmece, Istanbul, Turkey

Publications

APPEL, A. (2017): Ausländische Direktinvestitionen und die Restrukturierung der Automobilindustrie in den USA. In: Geographische Rundschau 69/11: 30-35.

APPEL, A. (2016): Die Pleicher Viertel. In: BAUMHAUER, R., HAHN, B., WIKTORIN, D. (Hrsg.): Atlas Würzburg – Vielfalt und Wandel der Stadt im Kartenbild. Köln 2016: 122-125.

APPEL, A. (2016): Embeddedness and the (re)making of retail space in the realm of multichannel retailing – the case of Migros Sanal Market in Turkey. In: Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography 98/1: 55-69.

APPEL, A. (2016): Multi-Channel-Einzelhandel und Embeddedness – das Beispiel Migros Sanal Market in der Türkei. In: FRANZ, M., GERSCH, I. (Hrsg.): Online-Handel ist Wandel. Schriftenreihe GHF, Band 24.

APPEL, A. (2014): Zwischen Basar und Supermarkt: Strukturelle Veränderungen im Lebensmitteleinzelhandel der Türkei unter Berücksichtigung aktueller Globalisierungsprozesse. Kumulative Dissertation. URL: archiv.ub.uni-marburg.de/diss/z2014/0382/pdf/daa.pdf; 27.01.2016.

APPEL, A., FRANZ, M., HASSLER, M. (2014): Intermediaries in Agro-Food networks in Turkey: How middlemen respond to transforming market structures. In: Die Erde 145/3: 148-157.

FRANZ, M., APPEL, A., HASSLER, M. (2013): Short Waves of Supermarket Diffussion in Turkey. In: Moravian Geographical Reports 4/2013 (21): S. 50-63.

APPEL, A., FRANZ, M., HASSLER, M. (2011): Migros Türk – ein (trans-)nationales Unternehmen und Prozesse der Globalisierung im türkischen Lebensmitteleinzelhandel. In: Geographica Helvetica 66, S. 271-280.

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Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

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