Against the backdrop of rising housing problems and protests, the comparative paper asks to what extent a paradigmatic shift in housing policies towards greater decommodifcation of housing has been initiated in Berlin and Vienna. Recent housing policies in both cities are discussed and evaluated with reference to the emerging debate about post-neoliberalism in housing. Available open access: http://www.prokla.de/index.php/PROKLA/article/view/83/69
I am happy to announce that the paper below is now published open-access in the journal Tourism Geographies. It is a collaborative paper written together with Leonhard Plank and Roman Seidl from TU Wien. You can find the link to the full paper under the abstract below. The paper is a follow-up to our earlier … Continue reading New paper: Airbnb as a tool for inclusive tourism?
I was pleased to take part in the conference "Social housing policies - Land, Economy, Society" the last two days. The event was organised by the Weimar Housing Research Group at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. I was a moderator for a thought-provoking evening lecture by Dr Anne Kockelkorn from ETH Zurich. The lecture, entitled "Housing after the … Continue reading Conference: Social housing policies – Land, economy, society.
The book I edited together with Mara Verlic "Gentrifizierung in Wien: Perspektiven aus Wissenschaft, Politik und Praxis [Gentrification in Vienna: Perspectives from research, politics and practice]" has now been officially released. It is available for free download at the link below. You can also order a free copy with the funder of the book, the … Continue reading New book free to download: Gentrification in Vienna.
I'm happy to announce that I've contributed a piece on Red Vienna together with my colleague Johannes Suitner to the Wiley Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies. The online version was just released and is available here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781118568446.eurs0259 If you happen to have no access to the paper but would like to read it just drop … Continue reading New encylopedia entry: Red Vienna 1919-1934.
I've had the pleasure to appear on the national radio broadcaster ORF OE1 last week together with Mara Verlic to talk about our new book: Gentrification in Vienna. I'm posting a summary of the announcement of the show below. The show is available here: https://oe1.orf.at/programm/20190425/550473. (in German) Aufwertung und Verdrängung durch Gentrifizierung. Der Begriff … Continue reading New radio show: Gentrification in Vienna
I've a new paper out in the journal The Public Sector. I'm posting the abstract below. The paper is available open access here: http://oes.tuwien.ac.at/sektor/periodical/titleinfo/3502228?lang=en Which cities are studied? Probing the geographical scope of 40 years of gentrification research Picking up on debates about the narrow geographical focus of gentrification research, this paper probes the geographical scope of … Continue reading New paper out on the geography of gentrification research.
I've a new co-authored paper out together with Michael Getzner in European Planning Studies. I'm posting the abstract below. The full paper is available open access here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09654313.2019.1604634 Determinants of land consumption in Austria and the effects of spatial planning regulations Michael Getzner & Justin Kadi A substantial area of permanently habitable land in Austria is already … Continue reading New paper out in European Planning Studies.
It has been bugging me for quite a while that there is no book that provides a general overview of gentrification in Vienna. But there will be one very soon! I had the pleasure to edit the first volume on this issue together with Mara Verlic. The book "Gentrifizierung in Wien: Perspektiven aus Wissenschaft, Politik … Continue reading New book in print! Gentrification in Vienna.
I have contributed a short chapter to a new book on self storage spaces. My chapter "Wenn der Platz eng wird: Stauraum in Zeiten der Wohnungskrise" [When space gets scarce: Storage rooms and the housing crisis] explores the growing relevance of self storage in the context of the current urban housing shortage. The book is related … Continue reading New book chapter: Stauraum in Zeiten der Wohnungskrise.