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'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.
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'll be in Berlin in the coming days for a conference entitled "Wohnen: Rebellisch, solidarisch, links" [Housing: Rebellious, solidary, left]. The event is organized by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung. I'll present the first results of a research project on Housing and Municipalism. The project compares housing policy responses to the housing crisis in Berlin, Amsterdam, Vienna and … Continue reading Housing conference in Berlin and new research project.
I'm happy to announce that I'm co-organizing a lecture series entitled "Gentrifizierung in Wien: Perspektiven aus Wissenschaft, Politik und Praxis" together with my colleague Mara Verlic. It will take place this semester at Vienna University of Technology. The series comes out of a book project that Mara and I are currently involved in. We are … Continue reading Lecture series: Gentrification in Vienna.
I've published a new paper together with Lisa Vollmer from Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in the current issue of PROKLA - Zeitschrift für kritische Sozialwissenschaft. The paper is entitled "Wohnungspolitik in der Krise des Neoliberalismus in Berlin und Wien. Postneoliberaler Paradigmenwechsel oder punktuelle staatliche Beruhigungspolitik?". It evaluates post-crisis housing policies in Berlin and Vienna in light of … Continue reading New Publication in PROKLA.
I've given a longer interview for the magazine of the Austrian Tenant Association "Fair Wohnen". We talked about the current problems on Vienna's housing market, gentrification dynamics in the city, displacement, investment patterns, as well as the plans of the new Austrian coalition government and what they may mean for tenants in the city. The … Continue reading New interview with Austrian Tenant Association.
I gave an interview on Austrian TV about growing socio-spatial inequalities in Vienna. It's available online (until 14 February): http://tvthek.orf.at/profile/Wien-heute/70018/Wien-heute/13964493/Soziale-Durchmischung-als-Herausforderung/14235860
I had the pleasure to contribute to an inspiring book discussion on tourism & gentrification organized by Yuri Kazepov, Yvonne Franz and Roberta Cucca at the University of Vienna yesterday. The book we discussed, together with the editors Maria Gravari-Barbas and Sandra Guinand, was "Tourism and Gentrification in Contemporary Metropolises". After an introduction of the … Continue reading Reflections on tourism & gentrification.