SPACE in the media: Distorted Competition in Academia

SPACE Researcher Matthias Aistleitner talkes about the dominance of a few institutions in Economics The Austrian radio channel Ö1 published an interview with SPACE researcher Matthias Aistleitner in its science programm “Ö1 Wissen Aktuell”. Matthias talkes about the recent trend of the formation of ‘institutional oligopoly’, especially in the field of Economics. Together with his […]

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New Paper: Strategies of Capital Accumulation in Times of Land Scarcity

“Strategies of Capital Accumulation in Times of Land Scarcity. A Field Perspective on Social Housing Construction in Vienna” by SPACE researchers Carina Altreiter and Katharina Litschauer This paper by SPACE researchers Carina Altreiter and Katharina Litschauer discusses strategies of capital accumulation in the field of social housing in Vienna. Recently, cities across Europe have experienced […]

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SPACE in the media: Competition on Housing Markets

SPACE researchers Ana Rogojanu and Georg Wolfmayr were interviewed by the Austrian Newspaper “Die Presse” The Austrian Newspaper “Die Presse” published an interview article with SPACE researchers Ana Rogojanu and Georg Wolfmayr from the department for European Ethnology at the University Vienna. In the interview they talk about how the logic of economic competition has […]

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New Working Paper: Transition via Societal Spheres

“Transitional Processes via Societal Spheres: Polanyi and Schumpeter” by Hager, Heck and Rath In this paper, SPACE researchers Theresa Hager and Johanna Rath collaborate with Ines Heck (University Greenwich). The authors examine parallels and differences, intersections and complementarities in the notions of societal transition by Karl Polanyi and Joseph A. Schumpeter. Considering their intellectual heritage, […]

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SPACE Podcast “Wettbewerb in Frage”: 9th Episode online

The 9th episode of SPACE Podcast entitled “Wohnen zwischen Versorung und Verwertung” is now online The SPACE Project (in cooperation with Lisa Puchner) is producing a podcast series entitled “Wettbewerb infrage” to support the dissemination of research results from the project and discuss the concept of competition more broadly. The podcast series combines results, negotiated […]

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