Quirin Rieder

Quirin Rieder

Quirin has been a PhD student and University Assistant (pre-doc) at the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology since October 2021. He studied social anthropology as well as literary and cultural theory in Munich, Tübingen, Durham, and London. During his studies, he worked on the socio-political implications of infrastructure and energy transitions regarding, for example, energy cooperatives in Germany. He is interested in the making of ‘the state’, as well as in the relationship between infrastructure, the reproduction of social inequalities, and non-state political organisation.


Caring through Electricity: Transforming Political Subjectivities in Northern Pakistan

Recent Publications

Living Along Infrastructural Lines: Following Electricity in Hunza, Pakistan. In: One World Anthropology and Beyond: A Multidisciplinary Engagement with the Work of Tim Ingold (ed. Martin Porr & Niels Weidtmann)

Power to Which People? Energiegerechtigkeit und ownership-Strukturen in Energiegenossenschaften. In: Umweltgerechtigkeit und sozialökologische Transformation: Konflikte um Nachhaltigkeit im deutschsprachigen Raum (ed. Silja Klepp & Jonas Hein)


Link: https://ksa.univie.ac.at/en/department/people/prae-docs/rieder-quirin/

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