Prof. Dr. Paula-Irene Villa Braslavsky

Paula-Irene Villa Braslavsky studied social sciences at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, gaining a doctorate in 1998 with a thesis on the construction of the gender body. In 2007 she qualified as a professor at Leibniz University Hanover with an essay on gender sociology. Since 2008 she has been tenured professor of general sociology and gender studies at LMU Munich’s Institute for Sociology. There, Villa Braslavsky carries out research into sociological theory and gender sociology from the post-structuralist, constructivist and praxeological perspectives and works, among other things, on the topics of biopolitics, parenthood, care and popular culture.

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