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Best of Oikodrom

Oikodrom put together a paper of all publications released in the last 20 years. The publication consists of articles, films and project descriptions. 

 

Best of Oikodrom

 

Mulierem Fortem

Join our Mulierem fortem discussion on January 27th, 2014, at the University Vienna. See the programme and read about the project. More

 

Publication: "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung"

We proudly announce that the reports of our interns Laura Liebel and Florian Kabinger were printed in the OeAD publication "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung". For orders please visit: StudienVerlag.

More information see Young Science at Oikodrom and Nopoor project.

 

Mulierem Fortem

Join our Round table on January 15th, 5pm, Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien, and our Discussion on January 27th, 7pm, Universität Wien, to talk about science, art and gender during the Vienna University´s 650 jubilee in 2015. Read more

 

Nopoor in the Austrian magazine SUEDWIND

Read the article "Armut im Fokus" (Ivanceanu/ Tagesen) about challenges and potentialities of communication between science and politics.

 

SPACES Online TV

Our online TV presents art works, performances, public lectures and artistic videos from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Watch SPACESTV

 

Come to Berlin and see: Every 7th person

The Konfuzius-Institut in Berlin invites to a documentary series on China. "Jeder siebte Mensch" / "Every 7th person" (see the trailer) by Ina Ivanceanu will be screened on Thursday, November 28th 2013 at 6pm. More

 

nopoor in the Austrian newspaper "Der Standard"

ARMUT, MACHT UND WISSENSCHAFT
About nopoor - A common way to a new under- standing of poverty and strategies for dissemination of scientific results. Read the article

 

nopoor in the Austrian newspaper "Wiener Zeitung"

Heidi Dumreicher was invited to write a guest commentary: "Proteste in Brazilien - eine Fortsetzung des Kampfs gegen Armut"

 

Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung - The future we want

Oikodrom was again happy to welcome eight students in the age of 16-18 to one month of science, theory, research, practice and discussion. Read more

 

Hot off the press:

Read the SPACES Article "Der Traum vom Raum" by Ina Ivanceanu, published in the SUEDWIND Magazine Nr. 7-8 July 2013

 

nopoor Conference Flash, Rio de Janeiro, June 2013

Protests in Brazil: Successes and failures in national efforts to fight poverty in Brazil

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nopoor project annual meeting

10-12 June 2013

in Rio de Janeiro

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SPACES: „Architecture of Common“

SPACES Caravan Ukraine; Kyiv
May 23 - May 28, 2013

Public events, discussions, workshops at Yunist factory

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OUT NOW: Hammam Rehablitiation Reader

Bettina Kolb

 

Specialist on sociology of health.

She is lecturer at the Institute for Sociology, University of Vienna; Research fields: social sustainability, photo interview as a sociological tool for inter- and transdisciplinary research, combining health aspects with sustainability.
 

Fields of Research and Activity
Bettina KOLB is social scientist, specialist on sociology of health and expert in visual sociology. She is lecturer at the Institute for Sociology, University of Vienna. She uses the method of photo interview in inter- and transdisciplinary research. Ms. Kolb is involved in documentation and evaluation of health promotion projects.
Research fields: social sustainability, photo interview as a sociological tool for inter- and transdisciplinary research, health promotion combining health aspects with sustainability

 

Language Skills
German: mother tongue
English: business fluent

 

Project Leadership
2004 Evaluation of medical care in schools: "Evaluation of health promoting work of medical school doctors. "Evaluation der gesundheitsfördernden schulärztlichen Arbeit im BRG Wallerstraße Wels", in co-operation with the Austrian Ministry of Education, bm: bwk
2004 "Frauen'L'eben im fünfzehnten Bezirk", Participatory photo interview study, Vienna
2002 [mitanaund] Evaluation des Waldviertelfestivals 2001, on behalf of the Province of Lower Austria, Oikodrom Vienna 2002

 

Project Leadership

 

2004    

 

 

Evaluation of medical care in schools: "Evaluation of health promoting work of medical school doctors. "Evaluation der gesundheitsfördernden schulärztlichen Arbeit im BRG Wallerstraße Wels", in co-operation with the Austrian Ministry of Education, bm: bwk
2004 "Frauen'L'eben im fünfzehnten Bezirk", Participatory photo interview study, Vienna

2002

 

[mitanaund] Evaluation des Waldviertelfestivals 2001, on behalf of the Province of Lower Austria, Oikodrom Vienna 2002

 

Project Management and Coordination

2005-2008

 

 

EU Project "HAMMAM - Hammam, Aspects and Multidisciplinary Methods of Analysis for the Mediterranean Region, 6th Framework Programme, Specific Targeted Research Projects (STREP) (FP6-2003-INCO-MPC-2, Contract number: 517704)

2002-2005

 

EU-China Project "SUCCESS - Sustainable Users Concepts for China Engaging Scientific Scenarios" (ICA4-CT-2002-10007), 5th Framework Programme, INCO - DEV

2002-2007   

 

Sociological perspective on health: Consultancy of the project co-ordinator and documentation in the "WieNGS"- "Vienna Network of Health Promoting Schools" (www.wiengs.at)


Research Projects

2005-2008   HAMMAM - Hammam, Aspects and Multidisciplinary Methods of Analysis for the Mediterranean Region, (FP6-2003-INCO-MPC-2, Contract number: 517704), interdisciplinary field research in 4 study cities, Cairo, Ankara, Damascus, Fez, social science and photo interview
2002-2005 SUCCESS - Sustainable Users Concepts for China Engaging Scientific Scenarios, (ICA4-CT-2002-10007) FP 5, INCO-DEV A 4, interdisciplinary field research in the case study villages, social science and photo interview
2004 Participatory photo interview study, Life of women in the 15th district, "Frauen'L'eben im fünfzehnten Bezirk", Vienna with Oikodrom - The Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability together with organisations of the health care system with Oikodrom - The Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability
2003 Participatory photo interview study with senior women of the health- and Social care Centre of the 15th district in Vienna Gesundheits- und Sozialsprengels Wien 15 with Oikodrom - The Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability
2002 Documentation of medical care in schools: Documentation for the Austrian General Medical Council in co-operation with the Institute for Evaluation and Social science
2001-2002 Von der Information zum Wissen - ein Beitrag zur Theorie der Nachhaltigkeit (From information to knowledge" - a contribution to the development of an theory of sustainability) sponsored by the department of science, cultural landscapes (bm:bwk/Kulturlandschaftsforschung) with Oikodrom - The Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability
2000 Documentation of health conferences in different schools in Vienna, in the program of "Vienna's Healthy School Program sponsored by the Vienna´s WHO - Healthy City Project (MA-L, Department of Health Promotion)
2000 Sociological staff member in the institute for evaluation and social science, evaluation of a regional health promoting project "PROGES - Integration der Gesundheitsförderung in die Region" sponsored by regional department of health promotion and social medicine (D. 12 Healthpromotion and Socialmedicine in Carinthia with the Institute for Evaluation and Social Science
1998-1999 Urban project of sustainability with, "Ein urbanes Nachhaltigkeitsprojekt" (studying the interdisciplinary team,/ Theory of future town and city development) with Heidi Dumreicher / Oikodrom - The Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability


Presentations and Lectures

2008 

  

Course: "Photo interview as a participatory method of visual sociology" on the Department of Sociology, University of Vienna (also WS 2006/07)

2008

 

The Hammam - a Socio Spatial Microcosm and its Potential for the Future of the Mediterranean City, Dumreicher, H.; Kolb, B.: ARUP 2008, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Engineering, Dep. of Architecture, Egypt.

2008

 

The social dimension of sustainability, an example from China, Heidi Dumreicher, Bettina Kolb on IHDP, International Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, 22.2-23.2.2008, Berlin, Abstracts p 82

2007

 

Sustainable Users Concepts for China Engaging Scientific Scenarios. Dumreicher, H.; Kolb, B.: University of Vienna, Institute for Sinology, Vienna.

2007

 

Die Fotobefragung - eine partizipative Erhebungsmethode, (Photo interview a participatory fieldwork method), Visuelle Soziologie, Workshop & Workshow, Institut für Soziologie, Universität Wien, 23.11-24.11

2007

 

 

Über den Gebrauch von soziologischem Denken in Inter- und Transdisziplinaritä, (Sociological thinking within inter- and transdisciplinary projects), Nachbarschaftsbeziehungen, Kongress der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, 25.-27.9.2007

2007

 

 

Socio Cultural Patterns in the Hammam and its Neighbourhood, Bettina Kolb, Heidi Dumreicher in Das islamische Hammam und seine nachhaltige Zukunft, HAMMAM Integration Conference Vienna, 8.11-9.11.2007, Universität, für Bodenkultur Wien, Institut für Siedlungswasserbau

2007

 

 

Involving, sharing, analysing - process and data material of photo interview in a transdisciplinary setting, Qualitative Analyses of Visual Data, Workshop on Visual Methods, Berlin, September 17-20th, Technical University of Berlin

2007

 

Sustainable Users Concepts for China Engaging Scientific Scenarios. Together with Dumreicher, H: Institute for Sinology, University of Vienna, SS 2007

2007

 

 

The potential of visualisation in a transdisciplinary research process, Conference of British Sociological Association (BSA), 12th - 14th 04.2007, Social Connections: Identities, technologies, relationships,. University of East London, UK, Conference Stream: Methodological Innovation in Visual Methods.

2006

 

 

Social Sustainability in Chinese Villages in International Symposium: Chinese Villages and their Sustainable Future, A Symposium Presenting Results from the EU-China Research Project SUCCESS, 16./17. January, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna

2006

 

 

My house, my street, Seven fields of Spatial & Social Encounter", Dumreicher H., Kolb B.: in 19th IAPS International Conference on Environmental Health & Sustainable Development, September 11-16, 2006, Alexandria, Egypt.

2006

 

The photo interview: a participatory method of visual sociology, 3rd Midterm Conference of the ESA (European Sociologist Association) Research Network Qualitative Methods, 4.-6.9.2006, University of Cardiff, UK

2006     

 

 

Quantitative and Qualitative Information Tool about the Central Paradigms in Sustainability Research, Dumreicher H., Kolb B.: CORP 11th Conference on Urban Planning and regional Development in the Information Society, Wien, 14th-16th February 2006

Since 1999

 

Lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Methods and Introduction in Sociology, University of Vienna

 

 

 

Selected Publications

 

2008  

   

The city - a common co-ownership, Dumreicher, H.; Kolb, B.: in: Insaniyat - Special Volume: "The hammam as a microcosm", edited by Nouria Remaoun and Heidi Dumreicher, Algeria, in press

2008

 

Socio-cultural patterns in the hammam and its neighbourhood in: Insaniyat - Special Volume: Dumreicher, H.; Kolb, B.:"The hammam as a microcosm", edited by Nouria Remaoun and Heidi Dumreicher, Algeria, in press

2008

 

 

The social dimension of sustainability, an example from China, Heidi Dumreicher, Bettina Kolb on IHDP, International Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, Abstract 377, long paper: http://web.fu-berlin.de/ffu/akumwelt/bc2008/papers/bc2008_377_Dumreicher-Kolb.pdf

2008

 

 

Dumreicher Heidi, Kolb Bettina: Place as a Social Space - Fields of Encounter Relating to the Local Sustainability Process in Heidi Dumreicher, Veronika Prändl-Zika: Chinese Villages and their Sustainable Future, Special Issue: Journal of Environmental management, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2007.03.048

2007

 

Bettina Kolb, Dokumentationen sind Erinnerungsspuren, in 10 Wiener Netzwerk Gesundheitsfördernde Schulen, GIB - Verein Gesundheitsförderung in Bildungseinrichtungen, Wien, p 5

2006

 

 

Dumreicher Heidi, Kolb Bettina, Quantitative and Qualitative Information Tool about the Central Paradigms in Sustainability Research, 11th Conference on Urban Planning and regional Development in the Information Society, Manfred Schrenk (Hg.) ISBN 3-9502139-0-2, pp327-335

2006

 

Dumreicher Heidi, Kolb Bettina: Linking sustainability to the realm of built environment: Central Paradigms in Sustainability research paper on the Conference, PLEA Passive and Low Energy Architecture Switzerland 2006

2006

 

 

Dumreicher Heidi, Kolb Bettina, My house, my street, Seven fields of Spatial & Social Encounter, in Shehayeb Dina, Yildiz Hulya Turgut, Kellet Peter (Ed.): Appropiate Home: Can we design 'apropriate' residential environments?, HBNRC: Housing & Building National Reserach Centre, Cairo, Egypt; pp97-108

2005

 

Bettina Kolb:Die Methode der Artefaktanalyse in Hg: Dumreicher Heidi: CD- Von der Information zum Wissen, Koordinationsstelle der Kulturlandschaftsforschung Österreich, bm:bwk, Wien, ISBN 3-85224-118-9

2005

 

 

Dumreicher Heidi, Kolb Bettina: Sieben Thesen zur Nachhaltigkeitsforschung Die thematischen Felder der Österreichischen "Kulturlandschaftsforschung"in Hg: Dumreicher Heidi: CD- Von der Information zum Wissen, Koordinationsstelle der Kulturlandschaftsforschung Österreich, bm:bwk, Wien, ISBN 3-85224-118-9
2001       Photos of Health: Doctor degree in Sociology on the University of Vienna

1993

 

Master thesis: Manipulation or reality: observation of visual codes in advertising and anchoring in daily life of society. The method of the photo interview, Sociology, University of Vienna