Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Gender And Globalisation

Dr. Karin Sardadvar

Karin-Sardadvar_1_Copyright_Heribert-Corn.jpg  Dr. Karin Sardadvar

Picture: Heribert Corn

Research interest: Work and Gender, modes of work, Work and Life, reproductive work, Care, working conditions in the service economy, working hours, interpretive theory and sociology of knowledge, qualitative methods

 

Research Project: SPLITWORK (Split Shifts and the Fragmentation of Working Times, Austrian Science Fund (FWF): V-598

Link: WU Fides (wu-wien.ac.at)

 

 

Summer Semester 22: 

Global Value Chains and Sustainability from a Gender Perspective / Gender Analysis in Economics

Expanded notions of work and the persistence of gendered division of labor

Work, Inequalities and Sustainability in Global Value Chains

Working conditions in service industries

 

Biography:

Karin Sardadvar works as interim professor at the Division of Gender and Globalisation at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin from April 2022 until March 2023.

Main research areas:

  • Work and gender
  • Distribution of paid and unpaid work; reproductive work; care
  • Working conditions in service and low-wage sectors
  • Interpretive sociological theories; sociology of knowledge
  • Interpretative social research and qualitative methods

Research and teaching experience:

  • 2018-2022: Senior post-doc researcher funded in the Elise Richter Programme of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Institute for Sociology and Social Research, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 2017: Post-doc university assistant, Competence Centre for Empirical Research Methods, Vienna University of Economics and Business (part-time)
  • 2015-2017: Lecturer for qualitative empirical research, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 2015-2016: Post-doc university assistant, Competence Centre for Empirical Research Methods, Vienna University of Economics and Business (fixed-term position)
  • 2014-2017: Senior Researcher, Working Life Research Centre FORBA, Vienna
  • 2010-2013: Junior Researcher, Working Life Research Centre FORBA, Vienna
  • 2005-2012: Lecturer for interpretative theories, qualitative methods, family research and gender studies, University of Vienna
  • 2006-2008: Lecturer for family research and gender studies, University of Graz

Education:

  • Professional trainer, Orbium Seminare Berlin (2021)
  • Doctoral studies in sociology in Vienna and Graz (2011 Dr.phil.)
  • Graduate of the postgraduate programme ‘Vocational Qualification in the Social Sciences’ (SoQua) (2008) in Vienna
  • Graduate of the postgraduate programme in sociology at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) (2006) in Vienna
  • Graduate studies in sociology and languages in Vienna, London and Stockholm (2004 Mag.rer.soc.oec.)