Elisabeth Kapferer is Research Fellow at the Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research at the University of Salzburg, with focus on culture and poverty alleviation. Her research interests include local knowledge, cultural memory studies and poverty/social exclusion, and representations of poverty and social exclusion.Andreas Koch is Professor of Social Geography at the University of Salzburg, Vice President of the International Research Centre for Ethical and Social Issues and Vice Chairman of the Centre for Ethic and Poverty Research in Salzburg. His research background is in spatial poverty research, geographic information science, and geosimulation modelling.Clemens Sedmak is a philosopher and theologian. He holds the F. D. Maurice Chair at King’s College London and the Franz Martin Schmölz OP Visiting Professorship for Social Ethics at the University of Salzburg. He is Head of the Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research at the University of Salzburg and President of the International Research Centre for Social and Ethical Questions (ifz Salzburg). His research interests include poverty research, social ethics, epistemology, and philosophy of science.