Felix Beyers

Felix Beyers

Research Associate

Felix Beyers joined the research group Transdisciplinary Theory, Evaluation and Culture at the IASS in December 2021 as a research associate to deepen theory and design in transdisciplinary research processes of heterogeneous actors. Previously, he completed his doctorate on the topic of "Political Challenges of a Textile Transformation" in the graduate program "Processes of Sustainability Transformation" at Leuphana University with a scholarship from the Robert Bosch Stiftung. A particular focus was on learning spaces of heterogeneous actors in multi-stakeholder initiatives for sustainability transformation. Previously, he completed his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Cultural Informatics in Lüneburg, Germany, before graduating from Lund University with a Master's degree in Environmental Science and Sustainability Studies. In addition to his academic work, he has worked at a youth education organization and teaches at universities.

  • Since December 2021 Research Associate at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in the research group Transdisciplinary Theory, Evaluation and Culture
  • Since 2019 teaching at Leuphana University on scientific methods, especially network analysis and sustainability governance for an economic transformation towards sustainability
  • 2019-2022 Doctoral Fellow of the Robert Bosch Stiftung at Leuphana University Lüneburg on Political Challenges of a Textile Transformation
  • 2015-2017 Master of Environmental Science and Sustainability Studies at Lund University, Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS)
  • 2014-2015 Project associate at youthinkgreen e.V. in the youth education project "konsumwandeln"
  • 2010-2014 Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Digital Media/Cultural Informatics at Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • Learning spaces of heterogeneous actors
  • Transdisciplinary research
  • Sustainability transition & transformation
  • Climate change, economic transformation and mobility
  • Questions of justice in sustainability transitions & transformation

Publications prior to joining the IASS

  • Woroniecki, S., Krüger, R., Rau, A. L., Preuss, M. S., Baumgartner, N., Raggers, S., ... & Abson, D. (2019). The framing of power in climate change adaptation research. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 10(6), e617.
  • Beyers, F., & Heinrichs, H. (2020). Global partnerships for a textile transformation? A systematic literature review on inter-and transnational collaborative governance of the textile and clothing industry. Journal of Cleaner Production, 261, 121131.
  • Beyers, F., & Leventon, J. (2021). Learning spaces in multi-stakeholder initiatives: The German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles as a platform for dialogue and learning?. Earth System Governance, 9, 100113.
  • Beyers, F., Heinrichs, H. & Leventon, J. (Forthcoming). Collaborative textile governance: Navigating diversity of the sustainability governance landscape through social interaction. Journal of Environmental Policy & Governance
  • Collaborative Governance for a Sustainability Transformation - Methods of Network Analysis: Leuphana Bachelor, Science Produced - Methodological Knowledge.
  • Sustainability Challenges of the Textile and Clothing Industry - Complex Interrelations between Working Conditions and Private Regulation (in cooperation with Femnet e.V.): Leuphana Bachelor, Complementary Studies
  • Global value chains and sustainability transformation? - Insights from the coffee, textile and electronics industry (in cooperation with adelphi consult GmbH): Leuphana Bachelor, Complementary Studies