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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 (2023)

Commodity chains as spatial formats between imagination and materialization

Leipzig, Leipziger Universitätsverlag. 19 Seiten

(Working paper series des SFB 1199 an der Universität Leipzig ; 33)

Sattler, Markus / Stephan, Lena (2023)

Thinking, doing and relating innovation in Armenia and Georgia : Innovation as an internationalized developmentalist agglomeration project?

Leipzig, Leipziger Universitätsverlag. 22 Seiten

(Working paper series des SFB 1199 an der Universität Leipzig ; 31)

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)

Other publications

Sattler, Markus (2023)

Pro-russische Gesetze und Machtwille in Georgien

In: / Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde