Upcoming Presentations


Gallatin Climate Conference September 15, 2017


NYU Pechakucha April 24, 2017

Recent Talks

Alison Heslin

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Laxenburg, Austria

Email: heslin@iiasa.ac.at

Alison Heslin is a political and economic socoiologist studying climate change, food security, migration, and collective action. Trained as a sociologist, her research spans multiple disciplines including political science, economics, statistics, and geography. 

Dr Heslin is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria studying the social effects of climate change, including political stability, conflict, and migration. 


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Food and violence: complicating the relationship between social conflict and natural resources

International Conference on Global Food Security Cape Town, South Africa. December 3-6, 2017. 

Climate Change and Cultural Preservation: The Case of the Marshall Islands Diaspora

Gallatin Climate Change Conference, New York University, September 15, 2017.

Blood and Soil: The Dynamic Relationship between Natural Resources and Social Conflict

International Conference on Sustainable Development, Columbia University, September 19, 2017.

Climate and Conflict Research Presentation 
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, August 31, 2017.

​​Migrants and Refugees

Davidson College, May 27, 2017


Urban Democracy Lab, New York University, April 27, 2017 

The Social Impacts of Climate Change

Furious Pechakucha. New York University, April 24, 2017.