Ao. Univ.-Prof. i.R. Mag. Dr. Karl Husa

Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna
A-1010 Vienna, Universitätsstraße 7/4, Zi. C 529

T: +43-1-4277-48632

Email: karl.husa@univie.ac.at

Education

  • 1969 – 1974: Studies of Geography and English and American Studies at the University of Vienna, Austria
  • 1974, graduation as "Master of natural science“ (Mag. rer. nat.)
  • 1983 Graduation as Dr. phil. (PhD) with a doctoral thesis on internal migration, residential mobility and suburbanization processes in the Vienna Region
  • 1988 Tenure ("Venia Docendi" in Human Geography) after presenting a monograph ("Habilitation Thesis") on "Spatial mobility in Third World Countries as a complex phenomenon: The example of Thailand“

Job Career

  • 1974 – 1975 Research fellow at the University of Vienna, Department of Geography
  • 1975 – 1979 University Assistant
  • 1979 – 1988 University Assistant and Lecturer
  • June 1988 Tenure, Assistant professor at the Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna until June 1996
  • June 1996 Associate Professor at the Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna
  • since 2002 Head of the Asia Research Group of the Dept. of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna
  • since October 2009 board member of the interdisciplinary research platform on „Migration and Integration“ of the University of Vienna
  • since October 2011 vice co-ordinator for the scientific cooperation of the University of Vienna with Southeast Asian universities (ASEA Uninet)

Current Research Interests

  • spatial demography, theory, dynamics and spatial patterns of internal and international migration, theory and dynamics of population change, socio-demographic transformation processes, theory, dynamics and spatial patterns of fertility decline and population ageing,
  • Regional focus: Southeast Asia, Europe

Main Fields of Teaching

  • Population Geography, Spatial Demography, Migration Research , Development Problems and Regional Disparities in Third World Countries (regional focus: Southeast Asia)
  • Excursion abroad: Organisation and scientific support of numerous excursions to Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Tunesia, Algeria, Egypt, Turkey, Iraq, Iran, India, Nepal, Lao PDR, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR
  • Lectures abroad: lectures on various topics (mainly population geography) at numerous universities in Europe, India, Southeast and East Asia

Membership and Activities in Scientific Societies

  • Austrian Geographical Society
  • Population Reference Bureau (PRB), Washington D. C.
  • Thai-Austrian Society
  • Working Group "Southeast Asia" of the "German Geographical Society" (DGfG)
  • SEAS - Working Group "Promotion of Southeast Asian Studies" - Verein zur wissenschaftlichen Foerderung suedostasiatischer Anliegen (honorary member)
  • Editorial Board: HSK – Internationale Entwicklung (since 1996);
  • Editorial Board: Edition Weltregionen (since 2003);
  • Editorial Board: Konzepte und Kontroversen. Geschichte – Geographie – Politische Bildung (since 2004);
  • Referee for scientific journals: Statistische Nachrichten, Die Erde, Erdkunde, Revue Geographie Belge;
  • Referee for projects: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG (since 2008)

Publications

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Husa, K., Wohlschlägl, H., & Sasiwongsaroj, K. (2020). Fertility Decline and the Role of Culture – Thailand’s Demographic Challenges for the 21st Century. In S. Kurfürst, & S. Weber (Eds.), Southeast Asian Transformations : Urban and Rural Developments in the 21st Century (pp. 125-152). Transcript Verlag. doi.org/10.14361/9783839451717


Husa, K., Korff, H-R., & Wohlschlägl, H. (2018). Einleitung. In K. Husa, H-R. Korff, & H. Wohlschlägl (Eds.), Südostasien – Gesellschaften, Räume und Entwicklung (Vol. 25, pp. 7-12). New Academic Press. Edition Weltregionen, Vol.. 25


Husa, K., & Wohlschlägl, H. (2018). Kulis, Gastarbeiter, Immigranten – 150 Jahre Arbeitsmigration in Südostasien. In K. Husa, H-R. Korff, & H. Wohlschlägl (Eds.), Südostasien – Gesellschaften, Räume und Entwicklung (pp. 218-244). New Academic Press. Edition Weltregionen, Vol.. 25


Husa, K., Korff, H-R., & Wohlschlägl, H. (Eds.) (2018). Südostasien – Gesellschaften, Räume und Entwicklung. New Academic Press. Edition Weltregionen, Vol.. 25


Husa, K., & Wohlschlägl, H. (2018). Vom Kinderreichtum zur Alterung – Bevölkerungsentwicklung und demographischer Wandel in Südostasien. In Südostasien – Gesellschaften, Räume und Entwicklung (pp. 179-217). New Academic Press. Edition Weltregionen, Vol.. 25


Husa, K., & Wohlschlägl, H. (2017). Different Immigrant Groups, Different Issues:Three Case Studies from Thailand – An Introduction. In K. Husa, & H. Wohlschlägl (Eds.), Hill Tribes, Labour Migrants, Foreign Retirees: Different Immigrant Groups, Different Problems: Three Case Studies from Thailand (pp. 7-9). Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung. Abhandlungen zur Geographie und Regionalforschung, Vol.. 21


Husa, K., & Wohlschlägl, H. (Eds.) (2017). Hill Tribes, Labour Migrants, Foreign Retirees: Different Immigrant Groups, Different Problems: Three Case Studies from Thailand. Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung. Abhandlungen zur Geographie und Regionalforschung, Vol.. 21


Plubrukarn, A., Chanthathamrongsiri, N., Husa, K., & Brecker, L. (2015). Marine Natural Products. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 63(2), 199–201. doi.org/10.1002/nadc.201590073


Husa, K., & Wohlschlägl, H. (2014). Global Markets – Local Consequences: The Migration of Labour in Southeast Asia Since the Mid-Nineteenth Century. In A. Trupp, K. Husa, & H. Wohlschlägl (Eds.), Southeast Asian Mobility Transitions: Issues and Trends in Migration and Tourism (pp. 17-34). Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung. Abhandlungen zur Geographie und Regionalforschung, Vol.. 19


Vielhaber, C., Husa, K., Jöstl, J., Krisztina, V., & Birgit, W. (2014). Paradise Found? Experiences of Farang Retirement Migrants in Hua Hin and Cha-am, Thailand. In A. Trupp, K. Husa, & H. Wohlschlägl (Eds.), Southeast Asian Mobility Transitions: Issues and Trends in Migration and Tourism (pp. 168-195). Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung. Abhandlungen zur Geographie und Regionalforschung, Vol.. 19


Husa, K., Vielhaber, C., Jöstl, J., Krisztina, V., & Birgit, W. (2014). Searching for Paradise? International Retirement Migration to Thailand – A Case Study of Hua Hin and Cha-am. In A. Trupp, K. Husa, & H. Wohlschlägl (Eds.), Southeast Asian Mobility Transitions: Issues and Trends in Migration and Tourism (pp. 137-167). Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung. Abhandlungen zur Geographie und Regionalforschung, Vol.. 19


Husa, K., Trupp, A., & Wohlschlägl, H. (Eds.) (2014). Southeast Asian Mobility Transitions: Issues and Trends in Migration and Tourism. Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung. Abhandlungen zur Geographie und Regionalforschung, Vol.. 19


Husa, K., Trupp, A., & Wohlschlägl, H. (2014). Southeast Asian Mobility Transitions – An Introduction. In A. Trupp, K. Husa, & H. Wohlschlägl (Eds.), Southeast Asian Mobility Transitions: Issues and Trends in Migration and Tourism (pp. 7-16). Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung. Abhandlungen zur Geographie und Regionalforschung, Vol.. 19


Husa, K., Rumpolt, P. A., & Wohlschlägl, H. (2011). Auf dem Weg zur siebenten Milliarde: Schlaglichter der Weltbevölkerungsentwicklung bis zum Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts. In Weltbevölkerung: Zu viele, zu wenige, schlecht verteilt? (pp. 12-38). Unknown publisher.


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