Bettina Kolb

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Lecturer at the Institute for Sociology at the University of Vienna. Kolb is an expert in visual sociology applying the method of participatory photo interviews as a sociological tool for inter and transdisciplinary research, working in fields including socio-cultural representation in visuals, combining place and space.

Kolb’s research has also focused on Mediterranean neighbourhoods of hammamms, sociology of health, focusing on social sustainability, combining health promotion aspects with sustainability, and together with Heidi Dumreicher, she has contributed to establishing a social theory on sustainability.