Helmut P Gaisbauer
Since 2011 Helmut Gaisbauer has been a senior scientist at the Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research with research interests in normative philosophy (poverty and poverty alleviation; absolute poverty in affluent societies; catholic social teaching and poverty alleviation) and political theory (link between poverty, identity and democracy). After studying political science in Salzburg (MA in 2001) Helmut did a 14 months foreign civilian service at the Holocaust Memorial Majdanek/Lublin. 2002 to 2010 Helmut was a member of the Institute for Political Science at Salzburg University and the Salzburg Centre for European Union Studies holding a Pre Doc (2002-2006, PhD in 2006) and a PostDoc (2006-2010) position.
Helmut is managing the study supplement program “Poverty and Social Exclusion” and the community based learning program “Social Commitment” (together with Günter Jäger from the University Parish Salzburg).
(Absolute) Poverty in Europe, CST and Poverty