<< Airbnb has provoked people to reconsider the meaning of home >>
10 October 2022
It was good fun to be interviewed by journalist Cristina Sáez Torres on my new book “Hospitality, Home and Life in the Platform Economies of Tourism”. Among other questions, Cristina asked me about the meaning of ‘Airbnb shame’, which some hosts and guests experience at times. We also spoke about the changing meaning of home in the Airbnb economy and the role that housework and care play in that.
The article has been published online in Catalan: https://bit.ly/3TSyPq9 Spanish: https://bit.ly/3DunTtu: and the English translation can be found on the second half of each page: https://bit.ly/3DsrMPK
<< Don’t judge me! Airbnb and the reputation economy>>
16 March 2020
This interview was published online and in MQ Lighthouse, Macquarie University’s in-house and online publisher of world-changing research news, expert comment and data-backed opinion.
<< Forschung im Gästenzimmer [transl. Research in the Living Room] >>
27 November 2015
<< Die Welt im Wohnzimmer [transl. The World in the Living Room] >>
17 June 2015
Studie zu neuer Form von Übernachtungen. Kleine Zeitung “Helle Köpfe”. 18 June 2015.
These online/printed news paper articles are about students (including myself) receiving the Rudi Roth Award for their outstanding theses focussing on South-Eastern and Eastern Europe:
- Rudi Roth fördert Studierende der Uni Graz. Online Universität Graz. 10 June 2015.
- Rudi Roth fördert Studierende mit 10.000 Euro. Weekend.at. 10 June 2015.
- Rudi-Roth-Preise vergeben. Kleine Zeitung. 12 June 2015.
In 2014 – together with Stefanie Lerch, Heide Bruckner, Kian Mintz-Woo and Matthias Damert – I set up a network for National and International PhD students at the University of Graz. Below is a short report on the first International PhD Networking event at the University of Graz: