University Assistants of the Research Platform

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

Syntia Hasenöhrl, BA MA

Syntia Hasenöhrl studied African Development Studies in Geography at the Bayreuth University and Global Studies at the University of Tubingen. Her research interests include mobility studies, intersectionality, postcolonial studies, and critical discourse studies. Since 2016, she is affiliated with the Department of Political Science. She is member of a DOC-team that is funded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences and works on a theoretical perspective on mobilisation at the intersection of mobility and mediality. Syntia Hasenöhrl is a member of the doc team "Articulating 'Mobilisation'. Subject-Formation in Mediated Mobilities". The doc team is an interdisciplinary research group funded by the fellowship programm of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and is associated with the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies" since September 2016.

In this context, her PhD project explores opportunities for political mobilisation that emerge for Malian-diasporic agents through mobile negotiations of political identities and belongings in the transnational space of the internet.

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

Roman Kabelik is a member of the doc team "Articulating 'Mobilisation'. Subject-Formation in Mediated Mobilities". The doc team is an interdisciplinary research group funded by the fellowship programm of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and is associated with the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies" since September 2016.

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

Barbara Maly-Bowie is a member of the doc team "Articulating 'Mobilisation'. Subject-Formation in Mediated Mobilities". The doc team is an interdisciplinary research group funded by the fellowship programm of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and is associated with the Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies" since September 2016.

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

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 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