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Brief Summary

Ass.-Prof. Dr.
Social Geography Research Group


Hellbrunnerstr. 34, 5020 Salzburg
Tel: +43.662.8044-5248
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Research Interests

Critical urban research, urban and housing policy, urban planning, social inequality, social movements, spatial productions, qualitative and quantitative social research, energy policy, energy poverty, regions: middle, eastern and southeaster Europe, southern Europe, Turkey



VDGH – Verband der Geographen an deutschen Hochschulen


Current Projects

“Neighbourhood analysis of short-term rentals in the city centre of Salzburg" (Project coordinator with Angela Hof)

Duration: 12/2018-12/2019

Project Sponsorship: City of Salzburg (25,000 €)

Ambiguous suburban spaces: Comparative analysis of local trajectories and changing everyday practices in Austria and Ukraine” (Comparative research project with Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine) (Project coordinator)

Duration: 1/2019-12/2020

Project Sponsorship: OeAD – Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research
(9,000 €)

 “Urban politics in European cities – the case of smart city strategies" (own resources)


Past Projects

„Scientific analysis of short-term rentals Airbnb in the city of Salzburg“ (Project coordinator with Angela Hof)

Duration: 6/2018-1/2019
Project Sponsorship: The Austrian Association of Cities and Towns

University Dialogue with Southern Europe 2013/2014: (Greek-German Seminar in Athens)

Duration: 2013

Project Sponsorship: German Academic Exchange Service

„Raumproduktionen im südöstlichen Europa: Entstehung, Wirkmächtigkeit und Alltag der Sofioter
Gated Communities.“ (Ph.D. scholarship)

Duration: 2012
Sponsorship: German Academic Exchange Service

 “Between gentrification and decay - Sociospatial change and persistence in residential areas of selected urban regions in Central and Eastern Europe" (Principal investigator)

Duration: 2007-2011
Project Sponsorship: German Research Association, DFG


Research affiliations:

PhD Programm "On the move: people, objects, signs"






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