Dr. Sirijit Sunanta

Dr. Sirijit Sunanta Dr. Sirijit Sunanta is visiting the Department of Sociology, University of Salzburg, from April 1st to May 31st, 2021, as an Ernst Mach Fellow. She is Assistant Professor in the Multicultural Studies Program, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia, Mahidol University, Thailand. Sirijit’s research interests include gender and migration, globalization and food cultures, and the politics of diversity in Thailand. Her current research projects focus on care transnationalization and intimate and bodily labour in the Thai service industry. Examples of Sirijit’s published works are “Globalising the Thai ‘High-touch’ industry: exports of care and body work and gendered mobilities to and from Thailand”  https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369183X.2020.1711568, “German migrants in Pattaya, Thailand: gendered mobilities and the blurring boundaries between sex tourism, marriage migration and lifestyle migration”  https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-030-63347-9_9, and “Gendered practices in urban ethnic tourism in Thailand”  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.02.004. She recently contributed a chapter on “Care as right and care as commodity: positioning international retirement migration in Thailand’s old age care regime” to an edited book on Retirement Migration to the Global South: Current Insights and Future Perspectives which is currently under review.


Migration and Mobilities Study Group (MMG)

The Migration and Mobilities Study Group (MMG) is a collective that brings together several thematic groups of scholars within migration and mobility studies at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS). PLUS-MMG has become an institutional member of the IMISCOE (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion)! It is Europe’s largest network of scholars in the area of migration and integration. Details:International Research Network IMISCOE

New Publications

Cover Protestkommunikation Kornelia Hahn & Andreas Langenohl (Hrsg.) (2021): Protestkommunikation: Konflikte um die Legitimität politischer Öffentlichkeit.   Informationen auf der Webseite des Verlags Cover Das bisschen Haushalt Ruth Abramowski (2020): Das bisschen Haushalt. Zur Kontinuität traditioneller Arbeitsteilung in Paarbeziehungen – ein europäischer Vergleich. Leverkusen-Opladen: Budrich Academic Press   Informationen auf der Webseite des Verlags Cover 2020 Impuls - Idee - Innovation Johannes Klopf, Manfred Gabriel, Monika Frass (Hrsg.).(2020). Impuls – Idee – Innovation Salzburger Kulturwissenschaftliche Dialoge Band 6. Salzburg: Paracelsus Buchhandlung & Verlag
2020 Cover Postmigrantisch gelesen Katrin Huxel / Juliane Karakayali / Ewa Palenga-Möllenbeck / Marianne Schmidbaur / Kyoko Shinozaki / Tina Spies / Linda Supik / Elisabeth Tuider (Hg.) (2020): Postmigrantisch gelesen. Transnationalität, Gender, Care. Transcript-Verlag.
Cover_2020_Shinozaki_Transnational_Domestic_Work Ito Ruri / Kyoko Shinozaki (2020): Transnational Sociology of Domestic Work: In Quest of Decent Work

Sociology Research Colloquium

Starting in the summer term of 2018, the Department of Sociology and Cultural Studies will hold a colloquium to present current and completed research work.External speakers will also be invited to individual sessions. The individual sessions take place on Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m., at HS 384.