For me, research means asking questions, finding answers, and asking further questions. At IDM I am able to combine my scientific interest in Eastern Central Europe with my journalistic know-how. I am therefore pleased to support the publications “Info Europa” and “Der Donauraum” and, through daily interaction with the region, to be able to overcome the limits of my own mental maps.
Protests and social movements, in particular environmental protests, civil society, transnationalization, migration, social inequalities, integration, and freedom of media and press
Visegrad countries, especially Hungary
Editor of „Der Donauraum“
Editor-in-chief of “Info Europa”
Collaborator on IDM publications, including IDM Policy Papers
Basic knowledge of Russian, Hungarian, French, and Turkish
Fluent in English
Native German speaker
Studied Journalism in Graz and St. Petersburg
Masters of Central European Studies at Andrassy University Budapest and part-time course of study towards a dissertation at the same university
Beginnings in local and online journalism, with "Krone" and "Standard" as well as with various newspapers, public radio, and online media (GMX, Nouvelle Europe etc.).
Freelance journalist since 2015, including correspondence from Budapest. Many years of experience in press work and communication (European Forum Alpbach, assista Soziale Dienste, edition keiper), especially in science communication (TU Vienna, computer science).