IHS - People

People at IHS in alphabetical order:

  • Astrid Segert studied philosophy at the Humboldt University Berlin and graduated in 1979 as Dipl. Phil. She worked as a lecturer at the Humboldt-University. In 1983 she took her doctor\'s degree in philosophy. 1988 – 1991 she joined the Institute for Sociology and Social Policy of the Academy of Science of the GDR in Berlin. After it she worked as a researcher at the University of Potsdam and at the Brandenburg Environmental Research Centre. She was engaged in projects concerning topics of social transformation and milieus, regional networks, sustainable rural development and regional inequalities. Since 2007 she works at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna at the Department of Sociology and the AG steps. Her research interests lie in social studies of everyday practices, milieus and economic networks in urban and rural spaces as well as in studies of the economic integration of Migrants in urban areas.

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    Main areas of research

    Qualitative and quantitative empirical Studies in social inequality and social milieus.
    Social studies of everyday practices and economic networks in urban and rural spaces.
    Social studies in the economic integration of Migrants in urban areas.
    In these areas she did several projects based on qualitative and quantitative methods.

     

     
     
     
     

    Current Projects

     

     

    3.     R&DIY-U: "Repair & Do-It-Yourself Urbanism", (together with Michael Jonas), funded by the bmvit, programme "Stadt der Zukunft", 4th call 2017-2020.

    Finished Projects

    TRAFO-LABOUR: “The Role of Trade Unions and Workers’ Interests in the Social-Ecological Transformation towards a Climate-Friendly Society: The case of Austria”, (in co-operation with with Univerity Vienna), fundet by the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund 2015-2017.

    FiF: “Frauen in Fahrt”, funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and bmvit, 2015-2017).

    "Smart Citizens' Design and Construction Empowerment", (in co-operation with TU Vienna), funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) 2016.

     

     

     

    "Junges Wohnen in Wien. Analyse von Wohnwünschen junger WienerInnen aus milieuspezifischer Perspektive", (together with Beate Littig), financed by the City Administration of Vienna, 2015.

    "European Social Survey 7 (ESS7)" (together with an interdisciplinary IHS team), financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection.

    "Formative Evaluierung des Projektes „Lernsprung – sozialintegratives Bildungsangebot für Migrantinnen“, (in co-operation with Caritas Vienna), fundet by the BMUKK und the ESF 2012-2014.

    "Audience Development zur Integration von Migrantinnen", (together with brainworker), fundet by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) 2013.

    Wissenschaftliche Begleitung der Entwicklung von „Diversity Navigator“, (together with factor-d), fundet by the  Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) 2012.

    Mobility2Know for Ways2go. (together with TU Wien) Fundet by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) 2010-1012.

    Non-routine Trips (NRT) - Mobilitätsstile der Zukunft. Neue Herausforderungen für den ÖV. In Cooperation with Vienna University of Technology (Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, programme ways2go - Innovation and Technology for Evolving Mobility Needs)

    Zukunftsfähige Managementstrategien CSR & Diversity Management (with Pauser & Wondrak) (funded by the FFG 2011-2012).

    Erwerbstätige MigrantInnen im Tourismus. Beitrag des touristischen Arbeitsmarktes zur Integration von Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund (financed by the Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth) 2012.

    AkademikerInnen mit gesundheitlichen Beeinträchtigungen. Erfahrungen beim Berufseinstieg, Unterstützungsstrukturen und Handlungsbedarf aus Sicht von Betroffenen und ExpertInnen. Teil 2 der Zusatzstudie im Rahmen der Studierenden-Sozialerhebung 2011. (financed by the BMUKK) 2012.

    Kleinunternehmen und Jugendliche mit Migrationshintergrund. Chancen für die Erwerbsintegration (WKW, City Vienna)

    Erfolgsfaktor Qualifikation für WienerInnen mit Migrationshintergrund: Eine Bedarfsanalyse bei Unternehmen (City Vienna, WKW)