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Katharina Schaur

Junior Research Officer


Katharina holds an MA in Cultural and Social Anthropology from the University of Vienna, which included half a year of study abroad at the University of Chicago.

Relevant experience and expertise:

Katharina is currently involved in the Thailand case study of the MICIC project (Migrants in Countries in Crisis, research component).

Previously, Katharina conducted research for the ICMPD projects BEMIG (health needs of elderly migrants) and ITHACA (transnational engagement and integration). For the BEMIG project, she contributed with her research experience from her Master thesis on health care provision for patients without health insurance.

Research interests: Health and Migration, Migration and Development, Transnationalism, Integration

Maegan Hendow, Alessandra Bravi, Albert Kraler, Robtel Neajai Pailey, Bernhard Perchinig and Katharina Schaur (2018), Resilience in the Face of Adversity: A Comparative Study of Migrants in Crisis Situations. MICIC Comparative Report. Vienna: ICMPD.

Alexandra König, Jimy Perumadan, Katharina Schaur (2016): Dividing, connecting, relocating: Emotions and journeys of embodiment in transnational space. In: Transnational Social Review, doi: 10.1080/21931674.2016.1180846 Link

Alexandra König, Bernhard Perchinig, Jimy Perumadan, Katharina Schaur (2015): Country Report Austria. ITHACA Research Report N.1/2015. Florence: EUI. Link

Bernhard Perchinig, Katharina Schaur (2015): Projektbericht BEMIG. Betreuungs- und Pflegebedarf älterer MigrantInnen: Bedarfsabschätzung und Herausforderungen. Link

Tel: +43-1-5044677-2379

Fax: +43-1-5044677-2375

E-mail: Katharina.Schaur(at)