‘Transdisciplinarity’: A Framework of Knowledge Production in North-South Partnerships?


  • Petra Dannecker Universität Wien
  • Alexandra Heis University of Vienna







Author Biographies

Petra Dannecker, Universität Wien

Petra Dannecker is professor of Development Sociology and, since 2011, head of the Department of Development Studies at the University of Vienna. Before coming to Vienna, she was assistant professor at the Department of Sociology at Bielefeld University, Germany, and senior research fellow at the German Development Institute in Bonn. Her research interests include development politics, globalization and migration processes, transnationalism and gender, and migration and development. Her regional focus is South and Southeast Asia.

Alexandra Heis, University of Vienna

Alexandra Heis is a PhD candidate at the Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna. Her research interests include social science methodology, transdisciplinarity, collaborative research, rural development, urban studies, critical migration research, and intersectionality.


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