Monika Palmberger

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna

Email monika.palmberger[at]
Project Name REFUGEeICT
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Field of research Social and Cultural Anthropology
Keywords migration I forced migration I globalisation I social inequality I gender I memory I ageing I care I digital ethnography

Monika Palmberger is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna, Austria, and an Associated Research Fellow at the Interculturalism, Migration and Minorities Research Centre at the University of Leuven, Belgium. She received her PhD from the University of Oxford (2011), for which she conducted long-term fieldwork on memory and generation in post-war Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her main research interests are: memory, (forced) migration, transnational ageing, care and digital ethnography. She is author/editor of three books: How Generations Remember: Conflicting Histories and Shared Memories in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina (Palgrave Macmillan 2016), Care across Distance: Ethnographic Explorations of Aging and Migration (with Azra Hromadzic, Berghahn 2018) and Memories on the Move: Experiencing Mobility, Rethinking the Past (with Jelena Tosic, Palgrave Macmillan 2016).