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Mag.a Dr.in Karin Fischer

Deputy head of department

Head of the Divison of Global Sociology and Development Research

Consultation-hour: Wednesday, 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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Divison of Global Sociology and Development Research

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Researcher profiles & research documentation
 

Areas of research

  • Transnational class formation
  • Neoliberal transformation and countermovements
  • Uneven development in historical and transnational perspective
  • Development theories and policy
  • Global commodity chains

Curriculum vitae

since 9/2019

Head of  the Division of Global Sociology and Development Research, Institute of Sociology, JKU Linz

academic year 2019/2020 Guest lecturer ("Maximilian Aichern-Vorlesung") at the Catholic Private University Linz
2013-9/2019 Head of the Department of Politics and Development Research, Institut of Sociology, JKU Linz
since 2009 Post-doc at the Department of Politics and Development Research, Institute of Sociology, JKU Linz
since 2012 Affiliated scholar Social Science Research Center Berlin “Think Tank Network Research”
2009 Senior scientist at the Insitute of African Studies/International Development, University of Vienna
2001-2009 Set-up of the study course International Development at the University of Vienna, lecturer and member of the steering committee
2008-2009 Affiliated scholar New York University and the Social Science Research Center Berlin “The Making of Neoliberalism”
2009 Ph.D. in Social and Economic History, University of Vienna: “Von der nationalen Bourgeoisie zur transnationalen Klasse? Klassenbildung und nachholende Entwicklung in Chile 1820 – 2005”
2005-2007 Research associate in the project “Strengthening New Actors and New Perspectives on Civil Society Facing Globalization” funded by the Ford Foundation
2001-2005 Research associate in the project “Transformation and urban processes in Latin America”, Austrian Academy of Sciences

 

Karin Fischer - Curriculum Vitae, version 3-2020

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Conference papers | Lectures

Publications

NEW RELEASES

Fischer, K. (2020). Dependenz trifft Warenketten: Zur Überausbeutung von Arbeit im Globalen Süden. PROKLA. Zeitschrift für kritische Sozialwissenschaft, 50 (198), 33-51. 

Fischer, K., & M. Grandner (Hg.). Globale Ungleichheit: Über Zusammenhänge von Kolonialismus, Arbeitsverhältnissen und Naturverbrauch. Wien: Mandelbaum 2019.

Continuity and Variety of Neoliberalism: Reconsidering Latin America’s Pink Tide. Revista de Estudos e Pesquisas sobre as Américas 13 (2), 2019, 166-202 (together with Dieter Plehwe).

Wertschöpfungsketten. In C. von Braunmühl, H. Gerstenberger, R. Ptak, C. Wichterich (Hg.), ABC der globalen (Un)Ordnung. Hamburg: VSA 2019, 254-255.

Der Entwicklungsstaat: Geschichte, Konjunkturen, Widersprüche. In I. Ataç, A. Kraler, W. Schaffar, & A. Ziai (Hg.), Politik und Peripherie: Eine politikwissenschaftliche Einführung. Wien: Mandelbaum 2018, 135-152 (gemeinsam mit Ilker Ataç).