Michelle Heese MSc.

Since 2015, Michelle Heese is an interdisciplinary research assistant and project coordinator for various international and intercultural DAAD funded projects at the Department of Environmental Planning at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.

After her bachelor's degree in cultural studies and the European University Viadrina, in Frankfurt Oder, she was a student in the international master's degree World Heritage Studies at BTU, where she was also a student member of the WHS examination board between the years 2013 and 2014.

In addition to her administrative and project coordination work at the university, she is responsible for the acquisition and application of third party funded projects and their overall management. Her empirical research interest focuses on empirical identity studies (with the focus on regional identities), ​​cultural landscapes, as well as on (world) cultural and natural heritage and the identification, protection and management of these heritage sites.

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B. Sc. Level

  • Modul 11722: Regionalplanung, Umweltplanung und Planungsrecht 3 (Teil Umweltplanung). B.Sc. Städtebau und Stadtplanung. B.Sc. Stadt- und Regionalplanung. Abschluss im Ausland / Architektur
  • Modul 11902: Entwicklung der Kulturlandschaft in Mitteleuropa.  B.Sc. Landnutzung und Wasserbewirtschaftung

M. Sc. / MA Level

  • Modul 41408: Cultural Landscapes. M.A. World Heritage Studies. M.A. Heritage Conservation and Site Management. Abschluss im Ausland / Architektur. Abschluss im Ausland / Environmental and Resource Management. Abschluss im Ausland / Euro Hydroinformatics and Water Management
  • Modul 11453: Heritage Impact Assessment. M.A. Heritage Conservation and Site Management. Abschluss im Ausland / Architektur. Abschluss im Ausland / Environmental and Resource Management Abschluss im Ausland / Stadt- und Regionalplanung
  • Modul 12254: Umweltbelange der Regionalplanung. M.Sc. Stadtplanung (universitäres Profil). Abschluss im Ausland Stadt- und Regionalplanung. M.Sc. Stadt- und Regionalplanung
  • Evaluating the Potential of a Green Economy in Tunisia: A System Dynamics Modelling Approach for the Solid Waste Management Sector (2019). Salma Halioui, Michelle Heese and Michael Schmidt. In: Towards Sustainable Global Value Chains. Natural Resource Management in Transition 2. M. Schmidt, D. Giovannucci, D. Palekhov, B. Hansmann (Hrg.). Schweiz 2019. S. 361-380.
  • Die Siedlungslandschaft Rundlinge im Wendland – OUV im Kontext eines internationalen Vergleichs (2019) Michael Schmidt, Britta Rudolff, Eva Battis, Kerstin Duncker, Michelle Heese In: Siedlungslandschaft Rundlinge im Wendland. Der Weg zum Welterbeantrag. Arbeitshefte für Denkmalpflege in Niedersachsen 50. Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Denkmalpflege (Hrg.). Petersberg 2019. S. 57-69.
  • In Search of OUV: A Methodology for Attribute Mapping in the Circular Villages of the Wendland (2018) Michael Schmidt, Kerstin Duncker, Britta Rudolff, Michelle Heese In: The Cultural Landscape of the Wendland Circular Villages. ICOMOS Hefte des deutschen Nationalkomitees. Nationalkomitee der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Berlin 2018. S. 83-93.

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