Team Elisabeth Scheibelhofer

Assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Elisabeth Scheibelhofer, Privatdoz. M.A.

CURRICULUM VITAE - Assoc. Prof. Dr. PD Mag. Elisabeth Scheibelhofer, MA

Professional experience and appointments

Since 6/2013:

University of Vienna (Department of Sociology)
Associate Professor

2011-2012:

Maternity leave (12 months)

2011-2013:

University of Vienna (Department of Sociology)
Assistant Professor

2010:

University of Vienna (Department of Sociology)
Tenured junior staff member (’Entfristung’ as University Assistant)

2007-2008:

Maternity leave (12 months)

Since 2004:

University of Vienna (Department of Sociology)
University Assistant for qualitative methodology and sociology of migration

1999 - 2004:

Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (Department of Sociology)

Researcher and project leader

2002 – 2004:

University of Vienna (Institutes for Sociology, Political Science and Pedagogy)

Lecturer for qualitative methodology

     

Academic Function

Since 2016:

University of Vienna (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Member of the Doctoral Advisory Board Sociology

Since 2013:

Austrian Journal of Sociology – Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ÖZS), Springer
Member of the Editorial Board

2011-2013:

European Sociological Association
First chair of the Research Network 35 ’Sociology of Migration’

2010-2011:

European Sociological Association
Initiator and interim chair of the Research Network 35 ’Sociology of Migration’

Since 2006:

University of Vienna (Department of Sociology)
Member of the Study Conference Sociology

Since 2010:

University of Vienna (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Member of the Faculty Conference


Education

2010:

University of Vienna
Habilitation in Sociology

2001:

University of Vienna
Doctorate (Dr phil.) in Sociology, 22.11.2001

1998–1999:

New School for Social Research (New York City)
Fulbright-Scholar at the Graduate Faculty (Sociology)
M. A. degree in Sociology, 23.5.2000

1991–1996:

University of Vienna
M.A. studies in Sociology
M.A. Diploma received: Mag. rer. soc. oec.


Selected research projects

Mobile Welfare in a Transnational Europe: An Analysis of Portability Regimes of Social Security Rights acronym: TRANSWEL (2015-2018) research project funded by NORFACE (for Austria: FWF), role of E. Scheibelhofer: Principal investigatorfor Austria and work package leader (WP: Individuals’ experiences of inequality resulting from limitations of portability), coordinator: A. Amelina; partners: E. Carmel and A. Runfors.

Zur Bedeutung sozialer Prozesse in internationalen Forschungs- und Entwicklungskooperationen in hochtechnologischen Feldern (2004-2006), (transl.: The significance of social processes in international research and development cooperations), role of E. Scheibelhofer: joint project lead with M. Jonas, M. Unger (both at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna), financed by the Jubilee Fund of the Austrian National Bank.

Transnational migration research in a European context (2003-2004), role of E. Scheibelhofer: Projectleader, final report; study financed by the University Jubilee Foundation of the City of Vienna, Municipal department 8.

Mobilitätsperspektiven junger österreichischer WissenschaftlerInnen. Eine qualitative Studie zur Situation österreichischer ForscherInnen in den USA (2001-2003) (transl.: Mobility perspectives of young Austrian researchers. A qualitative study on Austrian scholars in the USA), role of E. Scheibelhofer: projectleader, project report financed by the Jubilee Fund of the Austrian National Bank.

Lebenslanges Lernen und Forschung-Wissenschaft-Technologie (2000-2002). (transl.: Life-long learning and research-science-technology), ESF-target 3 evaluation for the Austrian Federal Ministry of economy and work, role of E. Scheibelhofer: researcher together with L. Lassnigg (project leader, IHS), M.Steiner, P. Steiner, Vienna.

Active Labour Market Programmes for People with Disabilities (2001-2002), Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs (EU), role of E. Scheibelhofer: researcher together with L. Lassnigg (project leader, IHS) and EIM Small Business Research, Zoetermeer.

Qualifikation und Erwerbsarbeit von Frauen 1970–2000 (1999-2000) (transl.: Qualification and employment of women 1970-2000), on behalf of the Federal Chamber of Labour Austria, role of E. Scheibelhofer: project leader together with P. Prenner (IHS) and in cooperation with R. Wieser, K. Steiner, ÖIBF.


Selected conference presentations and keynote speechessince 2014 (**on invitation)

**Scheibelhofer, E. (2017), Free movement revisited. Labyrinths of transnational social security for EU migrants. Invited keynote speech (semi-plenary), 13th European Sociological Association Conference, August, Athens.

Scheibelhofer, E. ,Regös, N. (2017), Navigating the labyrinth of social security systems. Experiences of EU migrants with portability of and access to social rights. International Conference on Migration and Welfare, CIRET, May, Rome.

Scheibelhofer, E., Regös, N. (2017), Transnationale soziale Sicherheit als gelebte Realität innerhalb der Europäischen Union? Erfahrungen ungarischer MigrantInnen in Wien in den Bereichen Familie, Arbeitslosigkeit, Gesundheit und Pensionen, espanet conference, April, Vienna.

Amelina, A., Regös, N., Scheibelhofer, E. (2016), Social Protection: Practices and Experiences of Mobile Europeans. The European Promise of Portability of Social Rights Revisited, 3rd ISA Forum, Vienna.

Scheibelhofer, E. (2015), Shifting aspirations in migratory projects. Biographic reconstructions of mobility practices in second modernity, AAG-Conference, Annual Meeting, Chicago. 

**Scheibelhofer, E. (2014), Wenn aus Flüchtlingen Zugewanderte werden. Invited keynote speech, conference ‘Geschlechterverhältnisse der Migrationsgesellschaften. Re-Präsentationen -Kritik - Differenz.’ University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck.

 

Fellowships, awards (since 2011) and memberships

Award of the City of Vienna for the best young researcher in social sciences (’Förderungspreis für den Bereich Wissenschaft’), for the year 2011.

Dr. Maria Schaumayer Foundation Award for the habilitation, Vienna, 2011.

Member of the Austrian Sociological Association since 1999.

Member of the European and of the International Sociological Association, both since 2004.

 

Research stays abroad

Visiting Researcher at the University of Sydney (staff exchange programme of the University of Vienna and the University of Sydney – partners in Sydney: Prof. Stephen Castles and Prof. Nicola Piper), March 2013.

Participant of the Staff Exchange Programme of the University of Vienna and the New York University in New York City (host: Prof. Neil Brenner), December 2009.

Visiting Research Fellow in Huddersfield (Great Britain) at the School of Human and Health Sciences, March/April 2004.

 

Peer-review activities for book publishers, journals and funding institutions

Referee for journals and editorial houses (such as Current Sociology, European Societies, Migration Letters and Routledge, Taylor & Francis as well as others)

Reviewer for international funding decisions (Academy of Finland, German Federal State of Lower Saxony, and others)


Academic Functions:

Department of Sociology
Erasmus-coordinator for students and staff mobility 

Austrian Sociological Association
Elected delegate for nomination and election committee of the Austrian Sociological Association

Since 2016:

University of Vienna (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Member of the Doctoral Advisory Board Sociology I

2013-2018:

Austrian Journal of Sociology – Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ÖZS), Springer Verlag
Member of the Editorial Board

2011-2013:

European Sociological Association
First chair of the Research Network 35 ’Sociology of Migration’

2010-2011:

European Sociological Association
Interim chair of the Research Network 35 ’Sociology of Migration’; proposal submitter of the RN (established by ESA in December 2010)

Since 2006:

University of Vienna (Department of Sociology)
Member of the Study Conference Sociology

Since 2010 (except ‘12-‘14):

University of Vienna (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Member of the Faculty Conference



Organisation of conferences, workshops and research networks

Chair and organiser (together with Vicki Täubig) of a session on 'Refugees in Europe' at the 12th Conference of ESA, Prague, August 2015.

Organiser of 15 sessions for the RN 35 of ESA on 'Sociology of Migration' at the 11th Conference of ESA, Torino, Italy, 28-31 August 2013.

Chair and organiser of a semi-plenary session on 'Arts, Immigrant Integration and Social Cohesion in the Global Crises' at the 11th ESA Conference, Torino, Italy, 31st of August 2013.

Co-organiser of the midterm-conference of the Research Network 35 (Sociology of Migration), ESA, Paris (Science Po, CERI), 3-4 September 2012.

Organiser of 13 sessions for the research network 'Sociology of Migration' at the 10th ESA Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, 7-10 September 2011.

Co-founder of the Research Network 35 on 'Sociology of Migration' within the European Sociological Association; establishment of the RN approved in December 2010 by the ESA Executive Board.

International Conference on 'Researching Migration in Europoe. Empirical research, theoretical and methodological challenges' hosted by the Department of Sociology of the University of Vienna, co-organised together with M. Nowicka (LMU Munich), 19-22 September 2010. 

Interdisciplinary workshop on migration, integration and social space, organised with D. Strohmeier and financed by the Idee-Programme of the University of Vienna, held at the Austrian Academy of Science, December 2009.








Scheibelhofer, E. (2020). International vergleichende Forschung und Grounded Theory-Ansätze in der interpretativen Sozial-forschung. In M. Pfadenhauer, & E. Scheibelhofer (Eds.), Interpretative Sozial- und Organisationsforschung: Methodologien, Methoden und empirische Beiträge (pp. 80-93). [5] Beltz Juventa.




Scheibelhofer, E. (2019). Potential of qualitative network analysis in migration studies – reflections based on an empirical analysis of young researchers’ mobility aspirations. In I. Sirkeci, T. Iosifides, C. DeTona, & A. Frisina (Eds.), Reader in Qualitative Methods in Migration Research (pp. 111-120). Transnational Press, London.


Scheibelhofer, E. (2019). Gendered differences in emigration and mobility perspectives among European researchers working abroad. In I. Sirkeci, T. Iosifides, C. DeTona, & A. Frisina (Eds.), Reader in Qualitative Methods in Migration Research (pp. 33-41). Transnational Press, London.

Amelina, A., Carmel, E., Runfors, A., & Scheibelhofer, E. (2019). Labyrinths of European social citizenship: variations in and levels of comparison. In Boundaries of European Social Citizenship: EU Citizens’ Transnational Social Security in Regulations, Discourses and Experiences Routledge.

Scheibelhofer, E., Holzinger, C., & Regös, E. N. (2019). Navigating the labyrinths of transnational social security: experiences and meaning-making processes of EU migrants when accessing and porting social rights. In A. Amelina, E. Carmel, A. Runfors, & E. Scheibelhofer (Eds.), Boundaries of European Social Citizenship: EU Citizens’ Transnational Social Security in Regulations, Discourses and Experiences (Vol. 1). Routledge.

Regös, E. N., Holzinger, C., & Scheibelhofer, E. (2019). When vicinity divides: transnational social security in the cross-Bbrder region of Hungary and Austria. In A. Amelina, E. Carmel, A. Runfors, & E. Scheibelhofer (Eds.), Boundaries of European Social Citizenship: EU Citizens’ Transnational Social Security in Regulations, Discourses and Experiences Routledge.










Invited panellist for the discussion “Migration, Development and the Future of the EU”

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

5 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Migration, Development and the Future of the EU

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Invited speaker)

5 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Migrants’ Access to (transnational) Social Protection and Its Consequences for Social Inequalities

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science




Free movement revisited. Labyrinths of transnational social security for EU migrants

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

29 Aug 20171 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Im Labyrinth europäischer Systeme sozialer Sicherung. (Transnationale) Erfahrungen ungarischer MigrantInnen in Österreich

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker), Erika Nóra Regös (Speaker) & Clara Holzinger (Speaker)

13 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Navigating the labyrinth of social security systems. Expierences of EU migrants with portability of and access to social rights

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker) & Erika Nóra Regös (Speaker)

11 May 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Transnationale soziale Sicherheit als gelebte Realität innerhalb der Europäischen Union? Erfahrungen ungarischer MigrantInnen in Wien

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker) & Erika Nóra Regös (Speaker)

20 Apr 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Invited speaker at the integration talks organised by Caritas „Arbeit, Lehre, Integration – Neue Ressourcen, neue Chancen“

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

2 Jun 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



Shifting aspirations in migratory projects. Biographic reconstructions of mobility practices in second modernity

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

21 Apr 201525 Apr 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Wenn aus Flüchtlingen Zugewanderte werden.

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Invited speaker)

13 Dec 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


From transnational research to space – sensible concepts in migration research?

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

29 Aug 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Living conditions of refugees in rural zones in Austria

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

14 Nov 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Living conditions of refugees in rural zones in Austria

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

14 Nov 201315 Nov 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The consequences of a space-sensible approach to the study of migration and mobility

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

13 Jun 201315 Jun 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The consequences of a space-sensible approach to the study of migration and mobility

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Keynote speaker)

Jun 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Reflecting spatiality in migration research: A concept for a space-sensitive methodology.

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

10 Apr 201312 Apr 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Public space and issues of social integration.

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

11 Jul 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The potential of a spatially sensitive methodology for the research of ethnicity.

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

11 Jul 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Raumsensible Migrationsforschung. Ein Ansatz zur Überwindung des methodologischen Nationalismus

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

29 Oct 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther




A space-sensitive approach to migration: New ways to migrant participation above the national level

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

5 Sep 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Escaping methodological nationalism - How migration research can profit from the sociology of space

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

5 Sep 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Escaping methodological nationalism - How migration research can profit of the sociology of space

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

4 Sep 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


A space-sensitive approach to migration: New ways to migrant participation beneath and above the national level

Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (Speaker)

3 Sep 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther




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