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Richard Bärnthaler

Richard Bärnthaler MSc(WU),MA
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CV

since 2019
University assistant prae doc (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development)
2017-2019
Project Associate (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development)
2016-2018
Program Coordination (Regional Academy on the United Nations)
2016-2019
Project Associate (University of Vienna, Department of Development Studies)
2015-2016
Teaching Assistant (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development)

Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

2020
Winner of Young Academy Award: "Anticipating life after the COVID-19 pandemic"
2019
Kurt Rothschild Award for Economic Journalism and Research

Classifications

  • 2963 Sociology of technology (Details)
  • 5325 Political economics (Details)
  • 5340 Economic history (Details)
  • 5415 Economic sociology (Details)
  • 5610 Urban development planning (Details)
  • 5611 Urban and regional analysis (Details)
  • 5912 Social sciences (interdisciplinary) (Details)
  • 5962 Development cooperation (Details)
  • 6111 Theory of science (Details)
  • 6526 History of science (Details)

Expertise

  • Ecological economics
  • Feminist economics
  • Foundational Economy
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Infrastructures
  • Political Economy
  • Social-Ecological Transformation Research
  • Socioeconomics
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Urban Studies
  • Wellbeing

Activities

Position in scientific committee
  since 2020 Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department Committee member
Membership in scientific association
  since 2021 The Academy for Territorial Development in the Leibniz Association (ARL)
  since 2020 Sektion Stadtforschung
  since 2020 Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Soziologie
  since 2020 Gesellschaft für sozioökonomische Bildung und Wissenschaft
  since 2018 International Karl Polanyi Society (IKPS)
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2021 Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy
  since 2019 Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics
Organisation of Research Seminar
  since 2019 Vienna University of Economics and Business - Immobilienwirtschaft und Standort II: Eine sozioökonomische Perspektive auf die Immobilienwirtschaft
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2021 Deutsche und Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS und ÖGS) - ad-hoc group: Crises and the renaissance of the living environment?!

Publications

Book (monograph)

2020 Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard, Heimerl, Veronika. 2020. Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften. Weinheim, D: Beltz/Juventa. (Details)

Journal article

2021 Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2021. Future-Fit Economies and the State. Global Dialogue. 11 (2), 22-24. open access (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas, Plank, Leonhard. 2021. The Foundational Economy as a Cornerstone for a Social–Ecological Transformation. Sustainability. 13 (18), 1-19. open access (Details)
2020 Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas, Stadelmann, Basil. 2020. A Polanyi-inspired perspective on social-ecological transformations of cities. Journal of Urban Affairs. 1-25. open access (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. Conflict, Controversy, Compromise, and Compression: The Pragmatics of Transdisciplinary (Development) Projects. Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies. 13 (2), 193-210. open access (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard, Kroismayr, Sigrid, Novy, Andreas, Plank, Leonhard, Strickner, Alexandra. 2020. Die Alltagsökonomie als Fundament zukunftsfähiger Stadtentwicklung. Dérive. Zeitschrift für Stadtforschung. (80), 6-11. (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas, Plank, Leonhard, Strickner, Alexandra. 2020. Die Ökonomie des Alltagslebens ins Zentrum stellen: Grundversorgung für ein gutes Leben. Kurswechsel. (2), 87-89. open access (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas, Plank, Leonhard, Strickner, Alexandra. 2020. The Foundational Economy for a Good Life. Green European Journal. 20 130-136. open access (Details)
2019 Aulenbacher, Brigitte, Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas. 2019. Editorial: Karl Polanyi, “The Great Transformation” and Contemporary Capitalism. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ÖZS). 44 (2), 105-113. (Details)
  Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard, Stadelmann, Basil. 2019. Infrastrukturen „für alle“: Das Beispiel Wien. Kurswechsel. (4), 15-25. (Details)
2018 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2018. The Fallacy of Naturalism as a Response to the Relativist. Organon F International Journal of Analytic Philosopy, 25, (3), 316-338. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2021 Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas, Stadelmann, Basil. 2021. Infrastrukturen und Lebensweisen im Wandel: Das Beispiel Wien. In: Interdisziplinäre Stadtforschung: Themen und Perspektiven, Hrsg. Raphaela Kogler und Alexander Hamedinger, 335-356. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag. (Details)
2020 Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. The Great Transformation: Reflections on a Liberal Illusion. In: Karl Polanyi: The Life and Works of an Epochal Thinker, Hrsg. Brigitte Aulenbacher, Markus Marterbauer, Andreas Novy, Kari Polanyi Levitt, Armin Thurnher, 109-119. Vienna: Falter-Verlag. (Details)
  Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. The Great Transformation: Reflections on a Liberal Illusion. In: Karl Polanyi. The Life and Works of an Epochal Thinker, Hrsg. B. Aulenbacher, M. Marterbauer, A. Novy, K. Polanyi Levitt, A. Thurnher, 109-118. Wien: Falter-Verlag. (Details)
2019 Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard, Stadelmann, Basil. 2019. Navigating between Improvement and Habitation: Countermovements in Housing and Urban Infrastructure in Vienna. In: Capitalism in Transformation. Movements and Countermovements in the 21st Century, Hrsg. R. Atzmüller, B. Aulenbacher, U. Brand, F. Décieux, K. Fischer, B. Sauer, 228-245. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. (Details)
  Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. The great transformation: Reflexionen über eine liberale Illusion. In: Karl Polanyi - Wiederentdeckung eines Jahrhundertdenkers, Hrsg. B. Aulenbacher, M. Marterbauer, A. Novy and A. Thurnher, 113-121. Wien: Falter-Verlag. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2021 Prieler, Magdalena, Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2021. Komplexität, Ambivalenz und Unsicherheit – zukunftsfähiges Lehren und Lernen in Zeiten des Umbruchs. Digitales GSÖBW-Forum 2021: Krisen überwinden – Zukunft gestalten. Beiträge sozioökonomischer Bildung und Wissenschaft zu einer sozial-ökologischen Transformation, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland, 19.03.21. (Details)
2020 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. Modes of living and the infrastructures of everyday life: innovative strategies for a sustainable foundational economy in Vienna. International Module in Spatial Development Planning Conference (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgien, 26.05.2020. (Details)
  Van den Broeck, Pieter, Bärnthaler, Richard, Nurhasanah, Isye Susana. 2020. Social Innovation in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic: The making of a manifesto. Iedereen Betrokken (Everyone Involved), Jonge Academie, Belgien, 19.11-19.11. (Details)
2019 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Karl Polanyi, ‘The Great Transformation’ and Contemporary Capitalism. Karl Polanyi for the 21st century: Universal Capitalism in Decline? Vienna, Österreich, 05.05.2019. (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Two (Philosophical) Stances Behind Transdisciplinary Research. International Conference on Transdisciplinary Studies and Social Science: Co-Production of Knowledge Linking Academic and Non-Academic Actors (Chulalongkorn University), Bangkok, Thailand, 13.07.2019. (Details)
2017 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2017. The Fallacy of Naturalism as a Response to the Relativist. Epistemic Relativism: Recent Proposals and Criticism (University of Vienna), Vienna, Österreich, 27.06.2017. (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2017. Well-Ordered Science: A Desirable Vision or an Escapist Fallacy. under.docs – Fachtagung zu Kommunikation: (Deutungs-)Macht des Öffentlichen, Vienna, Österreich, 20.10.2017. (Details)
2016 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2016. New Approaches for a Peaceful and more Sustainable World: Preventing Radicalization Towards Violent Extremism – A Matter of Society not Security. ACUNS Annual Conference 2016, United Nations Headquarters in Vienna, Vienna, Österreich, 15.01.2016. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2019 Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard, Heimerl, Veronika. 2019. Forschungsprogramm für zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften. Vienna:Karl Polanyi Society (IKPS). (Details)

Book or article review

2019 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Polanyi in Zeiten des Populismus. Besprechung von Polanyi in Times of Populism: Vision and Contradiction in the History of Economic Ideas, von Christopher Holmes. Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, 45 (1), 117-121. (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Besprechung von Polanyi in Times of Populism—Vision and Contradiction in the History of Economic Ideas, von Christopher Holmes. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ÖZS), 44 (2), 253-256. (Details)

Translation

2020 Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas, Plank, Leonhard, Rücker, Lena, Strickner, Alexandra, Übersetzer. 2020. Was kommt nach der Pandemie? Ein 10-Punkte Programm für eine Erneuerung der Fundamente. What Comes after the Pandemic? A Ten-Point Platform for Foundational Renewal. (Details)

Practice handbook, manual

2019 Knowledge Networks of Transdisciplinary Studies, KNOTS, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Transdisciplinary Teaching and Research. (Details)

Master thesis

2019 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Scientific Pluralism in the Field of Development Studies: Disagreement, Interaction, and Evaluation. Masterarbeit, University of Vienna. (Details)
2016 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2016. The Resurgence of Japanese Nationalism in an Era of Post-Modernity. Masterarbeit, Vienna University of Economics and Business. (Details)

Magazine/newspaper article

2021 Bärnthaler, Richard, et al., et al. 2021. A manifestio for a better post-Covid-19 world. MAJA Magazine of Young Academy, 15.03.21 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2021. Öffentliche Gastgärten – ein sozialdemokratischer Ansatz? der Standard, 08.03.21 (Details)
2020 Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas. 2020. Karl Polanyis „Freiheit in komplexen Gesellschaften“, COVID-19 und Lehren für die Klimakrise. International Karl Polanyi Society, 07.12.20 (Details)
  Novy, Andreas, Plank, Leonhard, Bärnthaler, Richard, Strickner, Alexandra. 2020. Der Kommunismus in der Marktwirtschaft. Falter, 30.09.20 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas, Plank, Leonhard, Strickner, Alexandra. 2020. Die Alltagsökonomie für ein gutes Leben. Makronom, 21.09.20 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. COVID-19-Lessons for Urban Politics. INSIST, 29.06.20 (Details)
  Van den Broeck, Pieter, Bärnthaler, Richard, et al., et al. 2020. Manifestio for a post-Covid-19 world. INSIST, 29.06.20 (Details)
  Plank, Leonhard, Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard, Strickner, Alexandra. 2020. Ökonomie des Alltagslebens: Erneuern und transformieren, was uns versorgt. A&W blog, 22.06.20 (Details)
  Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. Globalisierung und Deglobalisierung gestalten. derStandard, 08.06.20 (Details)
  Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. Das gemeinsame "Wir" in der Ökonomie. Wiener Zeitung, 03.05.20 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas. 2020. Die Kunst zukunftsfähiger Politik: Abwägen und Entscheiden. Umbruch.at, 30.04.20 (Details)
2019 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Knowledge Transfer versus Knowledge Exchange: Rethinking Development Partnerships. Humanitarian Congress Vienna, 07.01.19 (Details)
2018 Bärnthaler, Richard, Heimerl, Veronika, Décieux, Fabienne. 2018. Die Aktualität des Polanyi'schen Denkens. Falter Ökonomie-Beilage, 24.10.18 (Details)
  Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2018. The Great Transformation: Reflexionen über eine liberale Illusion. Falter Ökonomie-Beilage, 24.10.18 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2018. Warum die Linke mitverantwortlich für den Aufstieg der Rechten ist. Zukunft. Die Diskussionszeitschrift für Politik, Gesellschaft und Kultur, 01.05.18 (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2021 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2021. Wirtschaft(en), Raum und Transformation: Eine alltagsökonomische Betrachtungsweise. inbetween: Ausstellungsprojekt Zwischenkultur und Zwischenraum, Wien, 25.07.21 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2021. Future-fit economics. A meta-perspective. Lectures for Future (FH BF Wien), Wien, 29.04.21 (Details)
2020 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. The foundational economy as the basis for sustainable urban development. Interdisciplinary perspectives on spatial planning (Banja Luka University), Banja Luka, 14.12.20 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. "Gesellschaft im UmBruch: Was soll bleiben, was muss sich ändern?" WU Alumni Panel Discussion, Vienna, 04.06.20 (Details)
2019 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Ein Forschungsprogramm für Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften. Analyse gesellschaftlicher Dynamiken: Wohin entwickeln sich Kapitalismus und Gesellschaft? (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz), Linz, 09.06.19 (Details)
2017 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2017. The Resurgence of Japanese Nationalism: An Attempt of a Critical Realist Application in Empirical Research. Vienna Working Group for Critical Realism, Vienna, 11.10.17 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard, Dannecker, Petra. 2017. Science, Paradigms, and Transdisciplinarity. Fostering Multilateral Knowledge Networks of Transdisciplinary Studies to Tackle Global Challenges: International Summer School (Vietnam Academy of Social Science), Hanoi, Vietnam, 12.09.2017. (Details)
2015 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2015. Die Ökonomie des Teilens: Beitrag zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung oder Frischzellenkur für den Kapitalismus? NachhaltigkeitsKontroversen (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna, 11.05.15 (Details)

Projects

2021
Alliance-building for a social-ecological transformation: re-politicizing the everyday living environment and local provisioning (2021-2022) (Details)
Transformative Realism for effective climate action (2021-2023) (Details)
2020
Modes of living and the infrastructures of everyday life (2020-2021) (Details)
2016
Fostering multi-lateral knowledge networks of transdisciplinary studies to tackle global challenges (2016-2019) (Details)