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Richard Bärnthaler

Richard Bärnthaler MSc(WU),MA
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Richard Bärnthaler holds a prae-doc position at the Vienna University of Economics and Business at the Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development. He studied Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy (MSc) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and at the Hitotsubashi University (Japan) as well as History and Philosophy of Science (MA) at the University of Vienna. From 2016 to 2019 he worked at the Department of Development Studies (University of Vienna) on issues around transdisciplinary research and teaching. He is particularly interested in the foundational economy, history and philosophy of science, Karl Polanyi, Science and Technology Studies (STS), social-ecological transformation research, socioeconomics, spatial Theory, transdisciplinarity and urban studies https://wuvienna.academia.edu/RichardBärnthaler https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Richard_Baernthaler
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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

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

  • Foundational Economy
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Karl Polanyi
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Social-Ecological Transformation Research
  • Socioeconomics
  • Spatial Theory
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Urban Studies

Activities

Membership in scientific association
  since 2020 Gesellschaft für sozioökonomische Bildung und Wissenschaft
  since 2018 International Karl Polanyi Society (IKPS)
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2019 Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics
Invitation to Research Seminar
  2020 Vienna University of Economics and Business - Panel discussion: "Gesellschaft im UmBruch: Was soll bleiben, was muss sich ändern?"
  2019 Johannes Kepler University Linz - Lecture: “Ein Forschungsprogramm für Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften” (Analyse gesellschaftlicher Dynamiken: Wohin entwickeln sich Kapitalismus und Gesellschaft?)
  2017 Vienna University of Economics and Business (Vienna Working Group for Critical Realism) - Workshop Presentation: "The Resurgence of Japanese Nationalism: An Attempt of a Critical Realist Application in Empirical Research"
  2015 Vienna University of Economics and Business (NachhaltigkeitsKontroversen) - Panel Discussion: "Sharing Economy: Contribution to a Sustainable Development or Fresh Cell Therapy of Capitalism?"
Organisation of Research Seminar
  since 2019 Vienna University of Economics and Business - Immobilienwirtschaft und Standort II

Publications

Book (monograph)

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

Journal article

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

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

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)
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, 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)
  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

2020 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2020. COVID-19-Lessons for Urban Politics. 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)

Projects

2016
Fostering multi-lateral knowledge networks of transdisciplinary studies to tackle global challenges (2016-2019) (Details)