Pascal Honisch, MA

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1988, born in Mödling, Austria

1999-2007, Secondary School Education in Mödling

Academic Career

2008-2011, Study of Cultural and Social Anthropology, BA

2011 – BA Degree in Anthropology / submitted Theses:
1) – “‘better city, better life’? Eine Frage der Lebensqualität im urbanen Raum, als vergleichende Feldstudie zwischen Shanghai und Wien”
2) – “Zwischen Kätzchen und Computerspielen – Die Konstruktion von Kidults anhand der Phänomene des E-Gaming und Hello-Kitty Konsums”

2012-2013, Study of Sinology, BA (no degree)

2012-2014, Study of Cultural and Social Anthropology, MA

2014 – MA Degree in Anthropology / submitted Thesis:
“The People’s Republic of Challenges and Change: facing matters of the arts and artists in the People’s Republic of China (1966-2013)”

since 2014, Study of Social Sciences, PhD
Field of Dissertation: Cultural and Social Anthropology

2016-2017, PhD Exchange, FUDAN University, Shanghai
School of Social Development and Public Policy

May 2018, PhD Exchange, Biccocca University, Milan
Department of Human Science

Sep. 2018 – Feb. 2019, External Lecturer, University of Vienna
Theatre, Film and Media Studies // European Ethnology


ShangHai, China. 2010. On Urban Quality of Life and Cultural Diversity in China, in the wake of the EXPO 2010

Seoul, Korea. 2010. On Adolescence and Material Culture based on Consumption and E-Gaming

Bali, Indonesia. 2012. On the Balinese Gamelan: Accounts on music, art and tradition

ChongQing, China. 2013. On the working and living Conditions of Chinese Artist in the 21st Century

Milan, Italy. 2015. Production and Communication of Political and Cultural Knowledge at EXPO 2015.

ChongQing, China. 2015. Reassessment of Fieldwork done in 2013 – Revisiting Huangjueping Lu

WenShan, China.  2016. Fieldresearch in Yunnan Province. Assessing problems of rural-urban migration in between BaBaoZhen and GuangZhou.


German – Mother Tongue
English – fluent
Chinese – conversational
Italian – conversational


Dissertation Completion Scholarship, Literar Mechana (2019)
Visiting PreDoc-Grant, Austrian Research Association (ÖFG) (Grant for international communication) (2018)
Senior Advanced Research Scholarship, awarded by Chinese Government (2016)
Merit Grant, awarded by the University of Vienna (2012 and  2014)
Windhag Grant, awarded by the Federal State of Lower Austria (2012)
Study Allowance granted by Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economics (2008-2017)

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