Manuel Insberg is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Social Anthropology. In his dissertation project, supervised by Prof. Sabine Strasser, he focuses on forms and consequences of violence in refugee reception and settlement. Based on ethnographic research in Norway, he explores causes and consequences of continuing precarity, dependence and exclusion which refugees experience regardless of their legal protection status.
Manuel Insberg studied at the Universities of Heidelberg, Zürich, Maynooth and Vienna. He graduated from the international Masters programme “CREOLE - Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes“ and obtained his degree from the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna, in 2018.