• Benz A. (2017): Pakistan: das gefährlichste Land der Welt? In: Scholz F.: Länder des Südens. Fragmentierende Entwicklung und Globalisierung. Dierke Spezial. Braunschweig: Westermann, 142-146.
  • Benz, A. (2017): Positionality and the Relational Production of Place in the Context of Student Migration to Gilgit, Pakistan. In: Mielke, K. and Hornidge, A.-K. (eds.): Area Studies at the Crossroads. Knowledge Production after the Mobility Turn. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 103-119.
  • Benz, A. (2016): Review of: Dahme, J.: Ernährungssicherung im Hochgebirge: Akteure und ihr Handeln im Kontext des sozio€okonomischen Wandels in Ladakh, Indien [Food Security in High Mountain Areas: Actors and Their Agency in the Context of Socioeconomic Change in Ladakh, India]. Erdkundliches Wissen 156. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2015. In: Mountain Research and Development 36 (4), 565-566.
  • Benz, A. (2016): The power of translocal networks and remittances. In: Wymann von Dach, S.; Bachmann, F.; Borsdorf, A.; Kohler, T.; Jurek, M. and Sharma, E. (eds.): Investing in sustainable mountain development: Opportunities, resources and benefits. Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, 36-37.
  • Benz, A. (2015): The ‘Karachi Factor’ – The mobilizing power of religious networks in promoting migration and development in Ismaili communities of the Karakoram. In: Conermann, S. and Smolarz, E. (eds.): Mobilizing Religion: Networks and Mobility. Bonner Asienstudien 12, Berlin: EBV, 21-39.
  • Alff, H.; Benz, A. and Schmidt, M. (2014): Mobilities in Asian Contexts. In: Internationales Asienforum/ International Quarterly for Asian Studies 45(1-2), 7-23.
  • Benz, A. (2014): The challenges of education in Pakistan. In: DAWN, 12 October 2014, Books & Authors Supplement, p. 7. (available from:

  • Benz, A. (2014): Education for Development in Northern Pakistan: Opportunities and Constraints for Rural Households. Karachi: Oxford University Press.

  • Benz, A. (2014): Multilocality as an Asset. Translocal Development and Change among the Wakhi of Gojal. In: Alff, H. & Benz, A. (eds.): Tracing Connections: Explorations of Spaces and Places in Asian Contexts. Berlin, pp. 111-138.
  • Alff, H. & Benz, A. (2014): Tracing Connections – Explorations of Spaces and Places. In: Alff, H. & Benz, A. (eds.): Tracing Connections: Explorations of Spaces and Places in Asian Contexts. Berlin, pp. 7-20.
  • Alff, H. & Benz, A. (eds.) (2014): Tracing Connections – Explorations of Spaces and Places in Asian Contexts. WVB, Berlin.
  • Benz, A. (2013): How migrants made their way: The role of pioneering migrants and solidarity networks of the Wakhi of Gojal (Northern Pakistan) in shaping the dynamics of rural-urban migration. (= Crossroads Asia Working Paper Series 11). Bonn.
  • Benz, A. (2012): The Crisis of School Education in Pakistan: Of Government's Failure and New Hopes in the Growing Private Education Sector. In: Internationales Asienforum 43 (3-4), 223-244.
  • Benz, A. (2012): Educational Challenges for Pakistan. In: Kreutzmann, H. & Mahmood T. (eds.): Understanding Pakistan. WVB, Berlin, pp.37-89.
  • Benz, A. & Schmidt, M. (2012): Lokales Wissen und formale Bildung im Karakorum-Himalaya. In: Geographische Rundschau 64 (4), pp. 50-57.
  • Benz, A. & Alff, H. (2011): Kompetenznetzwerk Crossroads Asia. In: CAS Fachinformationsdienst 2011 (1), pp. 9-16.
  • Benz, A./ Mahrwald, S./ Neutz, S. (2008): Formal Education in Shigar. In: Kreutzmann, H./ Schmidt, M./ Benz, A. (eds.): The Shigar Microcosm. Socio-economic Investigations in a Karakoram Oasis, Northern Areas of Pakistan. Berlin. (= Occasional Papers Geographie, Bd. 35), pp. 106-133.


  • Benz, A. (2014): Review off: Wagner, Ch.: Brennpunkt Pakistan. Islamische Atommacht im 21. Jahrhundert. In: Internationales Asienforum 13 (3-4), p.362-364.
  • Benz, A. (2012): Review off: Gaesing, K. (ed.): Reconciling Rural Livelihood and Biodiversity Conservation: Lessons from Research and Practice. International Spatial Planning Centre, Faculty of Spatial Planning, Technische Universität Dortmund 2009 (= SPRING Research Series 52). In: Die Erde 142 (4), p. 376.