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Michael Deflorian

Michael Deflorian M.A.
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CV

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Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

2020
WU Award for Outstanding Research Achievements

Classifications

  • 5118 Political science (Details)
  • 5425 Environmental sociology (Details)

Expertise

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Activities

Reviewer for a scientific journal
  2020 Political Research Exchange (PRX) - Reviewer
  2020 Journal of Political Ecology - Reviewer
Other position in a scientific journal
  2021 Social Movement Studies - Editor of Special Issue
Reviewer for an international conference
  2020 Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Strategies for Socio-Ecological Transformation - Reviewer
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2020 European Consortium for Political Research - Organisation des Panels "The Scope of and the Limits to Socio-Ecological Change through Grassroots Participation auf der ECPR General Conference
  2019 Universität Jena - Organisation des Panels "Gutes Leben, geiles Leben. Zur Attraktivität und Dialektik (nicht-)nachhaltiger Lebensweisen" auf der Konferenz "Great Transformations: Die Zukunft moderner Gesellschaften"
  2018 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Organisation der IGN International Research Conference "Transition Impossible? Ambiguous Transformations and the Resilience of Unsustainability"
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2019 Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Humbold Universität zu Berlin - Besuch der Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences
  2017 Central European University Budapest - Besuch der ECPR Methods Summer School
  2016 Corvinius Universität Budapest - Besuch der 5th International Degrowth Conference

Publications

Journal article

2021 Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael. 2021. Direct Social Action Beyond Party Politics. How New Subjectivities Change the Idea of Social Transformation. Political Research Exchange. 3 (1), 1-21. open access (Details)
  Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Deflorian, Michael. 2021. Politicisation beyond Post-politics: New Social Activism and the Reconfiguration of Political Discourse. Social Movement Studies. 20 (3), 259-275. open access (Details)
2020 Deflorian, Michael. 2020. Refigurative Politics: Understanding the Volatile Participation of Critical Creatives in Community Gardens, Repair Cafés and Clothing Swaps. Social Movement Studies. 1-18. open access (Details)
2019 Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael. 2019. Die neue alltagspolitische Opposition (APO)? Wie Parteien und Nischenbewegungen auseinanderdriften. Indes. Zeitschrift für Politik und Gesellschaft. (3), 34-42. (Details)
  Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Deflorian, Michael. 2019. The Collaborative Management of Sustained Unsustainability: On the Performance of Participatory Forms of Environmental Governance. Sustainability. 11 (4), 1-17. open access (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2020 Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Deflorian, Michael. 2020. Environmental Governance as Performance. In: Routledge Handbook of Global Sustainability Governance, Hrsg. Agni Kalfagianni, Doris Fuchs, Anders Hayden, 26-37. London: Routledge. (Details)
  Deflorian, Michael. 2020. Transformative Bewegungen? Nischenaktivismus zwischen Management und Überwindung des sozial-ökologischen Krise. In: Nachhaltige Nicht-Nachhaltigkeit. Warum die ökologische Transformation der Gesellschaft nicht stattfindet, Hrsg. Ingolfur Blühdorn, 205-226. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag. (Details)
2019 Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael, Hausknost, Daniel. 2019. Postwachstumsgesellschaft und Transformationsnarrativ. Soziologische Überlegungen zum Nachhaltigkeitswandel. In: Chancen und Grenzen der Nachhaltigkeitstransformation. Ökonomische und soziologische Perspektiven, Hrsg. Fred Luks, 21-41. Wiesbaden: Springer. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2021 Deflorian, Michael. 2021. Environmental Alternative Action Organizations and COVID-19: How Vienna’s Sustainable Gardening, Sharing and Swapping Initiatives Adapt their Repertoire of Action under Conditions of the Pandemic. ESA Sociology Congress 2021, Virtual, Spanien, 31.08.-03.09. (Details)
  Deflorian, Michael. 2021. Environmental Alternative Action Organizations and COVID-19: How Vienna’s Sustainable Gardening, Sharing and Swapping Initiatives Adapt their Repertoire of Action under Conditions of the Pandemic. ECPR General Conference 2021, Virtual, Österreich, 31.08.-03.09. (Details)
  Butzlaff, Felix, Bleiker, Leonie, Mock, Mirijam, Deflorian, Michael, Stoisser, Luise, Bärnthaler, Alina. 2021. Selbstorganisiertes Wohnen als Ressource für die Nachhaltigkeitstransformation? Wie Baugruppen im Wiener Stadtentwicklungsprojekt Wildgarten gemanagt werden. DGS-ÖGS Soziologiekongress 2021, Wien, Österreich, 23.08.-25.08. (Details)
2020 Deflorian, Michael. 2020. Refigurative Politics: Making Sense of Volatile Participation in Community Gardens, Repair Cafés and Clothing Swaps. ECPR General Conference, Virtuell, Österreich, 24.09.-28.09. (Details)
  Deflorian, Michael, Haderer, Margarete, Hausknost, Daniel, Kalke, Karoline. 2020. The Awesome Life: Why Degrowthers Need to Talk about the Feeling of Entropy. Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Strategies for Socio-Ecological Transformation, Wien, Österreich, 29.05.-01.06. (Details)
2019 Deflorian, Michael, Haderer, Margarete, Hausknost, Daniel, Kalke, Karoline. 2019. Gutes Leben, geiles Leben. Das Subjekt zwischen dem Wunsch nach Nachhaltigkeit und dem Reiz des Nicht-Nachhaltigen. Great Transformation: Die Zukunft moderner Gesellschaften, Jena, Deutschland, 23.09.-27.09. (Details)
2018 Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael. 2018. Prefigurative Politics and Party Politics Drifting Apart: From Modelling and Institutionalizing to Performing and Experiencing an Alternative Social Order. XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology , Toronto, Kanada, 15.07.-21.07. (Details)
  Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael. 2018. Prefigurative Politics and Party Politics Drifting Apart: New Notions of Subjectivity and the Performance of Social Transformation. IGN International Research Conference. Transition Impossible? Ambiguous Transformations and the Resilience of Unsustainability, Wien, Österreich, 19.09.-21.09. (Details)
  Deflorian, Michael. 2018. The Participatory Revolution of the Everyday? New Prefigurative Practices through the Lens of New Social Movement Theory. 1968-2018, fifty years after: Where is the social movement field going? Florenz, Italien, 23.05.-25.05. (Details)
2017 Deflorian, Michael. 2017. Community Gardens and Repair Cafés as Political Counter-Movements? Assessing New Urban Practices from the Perspective of New Social Movement Theory. ECPR General Conference, Oslo, Norwegen, 06.09-09.09. (Details)
  Deflorian, Michael. 2017. The Participatory Revolution of the Everyday? Interpreting Community Gardens, Repair Cafés and Borrowing Shops through the Lens of New Social Movement Theory. IGN International Research Conference Activation – Self-Management – Overload Political Participation beyond the Post-democratic Turn, Wien, Österreich, 27.09-29.09. (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2018 Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael, Hausknost, Daniel. 2018. Transformation Research and Academic Responsibility. The Social Theory Gap in Narratives of Radical Change. IGN Interventions March 2018. (Details)
  Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael, Hausknost, Daniel. 2018. Transformationsnarrativ und Verantwortlichkeit: Die gesellschaftstheoretische Lücke der Transformationsforschung. IGN Position Paper January 2018. (Details)

Master thesis

2015 Deflorian, Michael. 2015. Deflorian, Michael (2015): Governing the "Enough" in a Warming World. The Discourse of "Sufficiency" from a Climate Governmentality Perspective. Masterarbeit, Uppsala University. (Details)

Projects

2019
Pioneers of Change – Or Pioneers of Coping? Exploring the Ambiguous Attitudes behind Collective Everyday Activism (2019-2021) (Details)
Unexpected Challenges for Transformative City Planning Social and Ecological Side-Effects in the Wildgarten Project (2019-2021) (Details)