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Markus Sattler
Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde
Schongauerstr. 9
04328 Leipzig

Tel.: +49 341 600 55-254

Markus Sattler


Research area: Multiple geographies of regional and local development
Department: Regional Geography of Europe

Short CV


At the IfL since February 2020

10/2015 - 11/2019: International Relations (M.A.) at Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Universität Potsdam

09/2017 - 02/2018: Modern Turkish History Program, exchange student at Boğaziçi Üniversitesi

10/2015 - 08/2017: Student Assistant at the SFB 700 – Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood

10/2011 - 07/2015: Political Science and Geography (B.A.) at Universität Bremen

02/2015 - 02/2015: International Relations Program, exchange student at Charles University in Prague

Research interests


Diverse and Community Economies; Political Economy and Ecology; Commodity Chains/Value Chains/Production Networks; Social, Ecological and Frugal Innovations; Post-socialist, post-colonial scholarship; deimperializing qualitative research methods.

Regional focus: Eurasia, particularly South Caucasus (Armenia and Georgia), Turkey



Journal articles

Sattler, Markus (2023)

It’s positioned desires, stupid! : The role of desires in impactful methodologies for enterprise research

In: Labour and industry, Seite 1-18

Sattler, Markus / Lang, Thilo / Brainoo, Marian Augustina / Moser, Jana / Hölzel, Birgit (2021)

Visualizing the 'global knowledge economy'

In: Regional studies, regional science, 8 (2021), 1, Seite 328-331

Monographs and edited volumes

Sattler, Markus / Brainoo, Marian Augustina / Lang, Thilo (2023)

Innovative companies in ordinary places : 'peripheral' perspectives on the global knowledge economy bewyond the global north

Leipzig, Leipziger Universitätsverlag. 51 Seiten

(Working paper series des SFB 1199 an der Universität Leipzig ; 28)