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Claudius Ströhle


Multidimensional Demographic Modeling Research Group

Population and Just Societies Program


Claudius Stroehle is an anthropologist interested in social and cultural transformations, migrant transnationalism, and ethnographic methodology. In 2024, he joined IIASA as a qualitative researcher in the Multidimensional Demographic Modeling Research Group of the Population and Just Societies Program. He currently works on the IIASA PREMIUM_EU Project, where he explores mobility in vulnerable regions within and beyond the European Union. Stroehle is conducting a case study in rural areas of the Austrian states of Carinthia and Styria, examining causes and consequences of migration with regard to regional transformations.

Prior to joining IIASA, Stroehle worked as a research assistant in the Department of History and European Ethnology at the University of Innsbruck, and as a Junior Fellow at the International Research Center for Cultural Studies in Vienna (2021-2023). As part of this fellowship, he took up visiting scholarships at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (2022) and the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley, California (2023).

Stroehle obtained his PhD from the University of Innsbruck, where he was affiliated with the Doctoral Program, Dynamics of Inequality and Difference in the Age of Globalization. His PhD was part of the research project, Follow the Money: Remittances as Social Practices, funded by the Austrian Science Fund and which explored the transformative effects of remittances in the course of labor migration within Turkey and Austria from the 1960s onward.

Last update: 02 APR 2024