University Assistants in the Research Platform

Mag.a Alev Cakir, MA

Alev Cakir is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and University Assistant in the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies". Thereby she is a Researcher in the Project "'Migrant' Female Entrepreneurs in Vienna: The Role of Transnational Activity in Social Positioning and Mobility". More

PhD Thesis:

The Neoliberal Economization and Ethnicization of the 'Ideal' Migrant Subject: Subjectivation Processes of Entrepreneurs from Turkey in Austria.

E-Mail: alev.cakir@univie.ac.at

Mag.a Viktoria Metschl, BA

Viktoria Metschl is a PhD Candidate at the Institute of Theatre, Film and Media Studies, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies and University Assistant in the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies". Thereby she is a Researcher in the Project "Delocalisation, Figuration, Archive. Algerian Contributions to a Minor Cinema and the Prospect of Social Solidarity". More

PhD Thesis:

Archive mobilisieren. Algerische Figurationen im Kino der Dekolonialisierung.

E-Mail: viktoria.metschl@univie.ac.at

University Assistant (prae-doc)

Mag.a Marianne Windsperger

Marianne Windsperger is a PhD Candidate at the Department of German Studies, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies and University Assistant in the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies". Thereby she is a Researcher in the Project "Constituting Global Convivence - Album - Collective Book - Portable Archive".

PhD Thesis:

Revisiting and Retelling the Shtetl: Narrative Rückbezüge auf das Schtetl und Postphänomene des Jiddischen in der Gegenwartsliteratur.

E-Mail: marianne.windsperger@univie.ac.at

DOC-team "Articulating 'Mobilisation'. Subject-Formation in Mediated Mobilities" (ÖAW)

The Doctoral Team "Articulating 'Mobilisation'. Subject-Formation in Mediated Mobilities" is funded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences and comprises:

Syntia Hasenöhrl, BA MA

Department of Political Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences

PhD Thesis:

Re-Articulating Mobile Subject-Formations from the Margin. Online News Portals as Political Site for Negotiating Malian-Diasporic Identification.

E-Mail: syntia.hasenoehrl@univie.ac.at

Roman Kabelik, BA BA MA

Department of German Studies, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies

PhD Thesis:

Entgrenzte Subjekte: Beweglichkeiten und Lokalisierungen in der deutschsprachigen Literatur des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts.

E-Mail: roman.kabelik@univie.ac.at

Mag.a Barbara Maly-Bowie

Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies

PhD Thesis:

Reworking Raymond Williams' Concept of Structure of Feeling - The US Streaming Provider Netflix between Mobile Privatisation and Private Mobilisation.

E-Mail: barbara.maly@univie.ac.at

Employees, who apply for Third-Party Funds

Julia Preisker, MA

Julia Preisker is an Administrative Employee in the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies" and Lecturer at the Institute of Theatre, Film and Media Studies, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies.

PhD Thesis:

Verbal Violence - Media and Cultural Theoretical Perspectives on Hate Speech within Social Media.

E-Mail: julia.preisker@univie.ac.at

MMag. Christian Wimplinger

Christian Wimplinger is employed at the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies" in order to apply for a fellowship. He is a member of the VDA Theory and Methodology in the Humanities at the University of Vienna. From October on he will be a fellow at the International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK).

PhD Thesis:

Kooperatives Schreiben und konstellatives Erzählen. Gemeinsame Textproduktion bei Oskar Negt und Alexander Kluge.

E-Mail: christian.wimplinger@univie.ac.at

PhD Candidates in Third-Party Funds

MMag. Carl Bodenstein

Carl Bodenstein will be PhD Candidate in the FWF Project (Austrian Science Fund) "The Provision, Planning and Building of Employment-Tied Housing; Language, Agency and Governance in Three Housing Projects in Kenya, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, C. 1940s to 1970s", FWF-Projektnr.: P 29566-G28, Department of African Studies, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies (starting in March 2017).

PhD Thesis:

Building Ideology. Planning, Housing and Urban Life in the City of Livingstone. Throughout the Second Colonial Occupation and Beyond.

E-Mail: c.bodenstein@posteo.eu

Mag.a Katharina Fritsch

Katharina Fritsch is PhD Candidate in the FWF Project (Austrian Science Fund) "Popular Culture in Translocal Spaces. Processes of Diasporiation among Comorians in Marseille and Cape Verdeans in Lisbon", Department of Political Sience, Faculty of Social Sciences.

PhD Thesis:

The Dispositive of Communitarization: Analyzing the Performativity of 'Franco-Comorian Diaspora' within cultural and political mobilizations in Marseille.

E-Mail: katharina.fritsch@univie.ac.at

Mag.a Alexandra Heis

Alexandra Heis is a Researcher in the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies" and thereby in the Project "'Migrant' Female Entrepreneurs in Vienna: The Role of Transnational Activity in Social Positioning and Mobility".

PhD Thesis:

Sicherheitsstrategien und Sicherheitswahrnehmungen migrantischer Unternehmerinnen in Wien.

E-Mail: alexandra.heis@univie.ac.at

Mag.a Hanna Stepanik

Hanna Stepanik is a PhD Candidate in the FWF Project (Austrian Science Fund) "Popular Culture in Translocal Spaces. Processes of Diasporiation among Comorians in Marseille and Cape Verdeans in Lisbon", Department of Development Studies.

PhD Thesis:

The Role of "Cape Verdean" Popular Cultural Practices in the Context of Diasporisation in Lisbon.

E-Mail: hanna.stepanik@univie.ac.at