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Valentin Fröhlich, MSSc BSc

Project staff ÖAW DOC-team 114 „The Contested Provisioning of Care and Housing“

Short Biography

Ph.D. student and DOC-team fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). Project staff ÖAW DOC-team 114 „The Contested Provisioning of Care and Housing“, opens an external URL in a new window.

 

Research Interests

Critical Theory of Society

History of Philosophy & Contemporary Philosophy

Sociology of Care

 

Academic CV

05/2023 – 07/2023: Research Stay at the TU Delft (Department of Urbanism)

02/2023 – 04/2023: Research Stay at the Corvinus University Budapest (Institute of Social and Political)

since 06/2020 Doctorate Programme: Social Sciences & Humanities (Dr. phil.), Johannes Kepler University Linz

since 10/2018 Master Programme: Art History & Philosophy (MA), Catholic Private University Linz

02/2018 – 09/2019 Master's Degree in Sociology (MSSc), Johannes Kepler University Linz

09/2013 – 02/2018 Bachelor's Degree in Sociology (BSc), Johannes Kepler University Linz

 

Academic Positions

since 08/2020 Project Staff ÖAW DOC-team 114 „The Contested Provisioning of Care and Housing“, Johannes Kepler University Linz

since 04/2019 Student Research Assistant at the Institute of the History of Philosophy, Catholic Private University Linz

Publications

Monographs

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian (2020): Kapitalismus – Macht – Demokratie: Michel Foucault und Colin Crouch im Dialog. Linz: Trauner. (zugl. Masterthesis).

Reviews:
Politix 46/2020,, opens an external URL in a new window S. 50–52.
Soziologieblog,, opens an external URL in a new window vom 24.08.2020.

 

Journal Articles and Contributions to Edited Volumes

Fröhlich, Valentin (2023): Analysing Senior Care in its Change - The Twofold Hybridity in the Societal Embedding of Marketised and Communitised Care. International Karl Polanyi Society Debates: "The Contested Provisioning of Care and Housing: Insights from Karl Polanyi", opens an external URL in a new window, Vienna.

Fröhlich, Valentin & Harrer, Dominik (2022): Die Negation des Erfolgs. Über die Gouvernementalität der Alltäglichkeit. In: Mühlbauer, Josef & Gabriel, Leo Xavier (Hg.): Zur Imperialen Lebensweise. Wien/Berlin: mandelbaum verlag, S. 31–46.

 

Other Publications

Benjamin Baumgartner / Valentin Fröhlich / Florian Pimminger / Hans Volmary (Eds.) (2021): The Contested Provisioning of Care and Housing. Working Paper of the DOC-team 114: “The Contested Provisioning of Care and Housing”, No. 1/2021, opens an external URL in a new window, Linz & Vienna.

Baumgartner, Benjamin / Fröhlich, Valentin / Pimminger, Florian / Volmary, Hans (2021): Karl Polanyi und die Grenzen der Marktgesellschaft. Rezension von: Aulenbacher, Brigitte / Marterbauer, Markus / Novy, Andreas / Thurnher, Armin (Hg.) (2018): Karl Polanyi. Wiederentdeckung eines Jahrhundertdenkers. In: Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft 47(1), opens an external URL in a new window, S. 148–152.

Scientific Community Service

Conferences, Lectures and Other

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian: Abwege auf ausgetretenen Pfaden oder Spuren neuer Gemeinschaftlichkeit? - Sorge und Sorgearbeit in Österreich, Ungarn und den Niederlanden. 17. FSW-Expert:innen-Forum Einsamkeit. Unser Weg zu mehr Gemeinsamkeit in jedem Alter, Urania Dachsaal, Wien, 13. November 2023.

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian: Contested Narratives and Imaginations of Care and Care Work in Marketised and Communitised Senior Care Arrangements. Age and Care Graz: Aging in a Caring Society? Theories in Conversation, University of Graz, 20.-22. September 2023.

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian: Senior Care Brokerage on Diversified Markets: Agency-mediated Live-in Care in Austria, Hungary, and the Netherlands. 6th Transforming Care Conference Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 26.-28. June 2023.

Baumgartner, Benjamin / Fröhlich, Valentin / Pimminger, Florian / Volmary, Hans: A Polanyi-inspired Perspective on the Variegated Marketisation of Housing and Care. Insights from Austria. Institute Seminar of the Institute of Social and Political Sciences, Corvinus University Budapest, 24. April 2023.

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian: Senior Care Marketization in Transition: Transnational Live-in Care in Austria, Hungary, and the Netherlands on the Move. The Symposium on Care Migration - Care Marketization: Reflections on a Complex Interplay. The International Symposium of the Research Project "'Ideal' Migrant Subjects: Domestic Service in Globalization", Johannes Kepler University Linz, 23.-24. March 2023.

Aulenbacher, Brigitte / Fröhlich, Valentin / Pimminger, Florian: Live-in-Care, Caring Communities und die Diskussion um die Zukunft des Sorgens am Beispiel häuslicher Altenbetreuung und -pflege. Momentum22: Transformation, Hallstatt, 13.-16. Oktober 2022.

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian: Live-in-Care and Caring Communities at the Intersection of Path-Dependency and Innovation: A Comparison of the Care-Regimes in the Netherlands, Austria and Hungary. ESPANET 2022 Vienna. Social Policy Change between Path Dependency and Innovation at University of Vienna, 14.-16. September 2022.

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian: Live-in-Care and Caring Communities: Betreuungs- und Pflegearrangements und ambivalente Sozialpolitiken im österreichischen Care Regime. 5. Forschungskonferenz Sozialpolitik von ESPAnet Austria an der Universität Wien, 14. September 2022.

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian: The Contested Market- and Community-Shift in Senior Care: Live-In-Care and Caring Communities in the Care-Regimes of Austria, Hungary, and the Netherlands. 17th EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists) Biennial Conference. EASA2022: Transformation, Hope and the Commons, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen's University Belfast, 26.-29. July 2022.

Fröhlich, Valentin & Pimminger, Florian: Senior Care Provision between Market and Community: Contested Care-Regimes in Amsterdam, Budapest, and Vienna. Forschungsworkshop: "The Contested Provisioning of Care and Housing: Insights from Karl Polanyi". International Research Workshop of the ÖAW DOC-team 114, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, 4.-5. Mai 2022.

Chair: Forms of Care Marketization and Migration Compared (Session): Prieler, Veronika / Jelínek, Matouš / Krause, Kristine / Sapieha, Mariusz: Care Relocation and Live-in Care in Europe as Results of Transnationalisation and Marketisation of Care: Are They Two Sides of the Same Coin? and Gábriel, Dóra: Marketization of Senior Care and Lifestyle Migration in Hungary. The Symposium on Care Migration - Care Marketization: Reflections on a Complex Interplay. The International Symposium of the Research Project "'Ideal' Migrant Subjects: Domestic Service in Globalization", Johannes Kepler University Linz, 23.-24. March 2023.

Research Workshop: Aulenbacher, Brigitte / Baumgartner, Benjamin / Fröhlich, Valentin / Novy, Andreas / Pimminger, Florian / Volmary, Hans: "The Contested Provisioning of Care and Housing: Insights from Karl Polanyi". International Research Workshop of the ÖAW DOC-team 114, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, 4.-5. Mai 2022.

Conference: Fröhlich, Valentin / Gruber, Franz / Meiche, Birgit / Rößner, Christian / Spieß, Christian / Winkler, Katja (Inhaltliche Vorbereitung): Moralischer Fortschritt? Die Entwicklung der Menschen- und Bürgerrechte und die ambivalente Rolle des Christentums. Mit Vorträgen von Hans Joas und Cornelia Richter, Katholische Privat-Universität Linz, 17. November 2021.