University Assistants of the Research Platform

Immanuel R. Harisch, BA BA MA MA

Since August 1st, 2018, Immanuel R. Harisch has been a university assistant (prae-doc) at the research platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies." More

PhD Thesis:

A Global History of African Trade Union Education in 'East', 'West' and 'South' in the 1960s. (Im)Mobilities, Transfers and Exchanges during the Cold War 

E-Mail: immanuel.harisch@univie.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-4277-25602

Sigrid Thomsen, BA BA MA

Since August 1st, 2018, Sigrid Thomsen has been a university assistant (prae-doc) at the research platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies." More

PhD Thesis:

Cultural and Linguistic Mobility in the Works of Junot Díaz, Edwidge Danticat and Jamaica Kincaid

E-Mail: sigrid.thomsen@univie.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-4277-25602

doc.funds PhD Program "Cultural Mobility Studies" (FWF)

Daniela Atanasova, BA MA 

Daniela Atanasova is a project assistant (prae-doc) of the research platform's PhD Program "Cultural Mobility Studies" (FWF) since November 1st, 2019. More

PhD Thesis:

The spatial and social (im)mobilities of women in Zambia since 1964

Email: daniela.atanasova@univie.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-4277-25604

Romana Bund, BA MA

Romana Bund is a project assistant (prae-doc) of the research platform's PhD Program "Cultural Mobility Studies" (FWF) since November 1st, 2019. More

PhD Thesis:

Narratives of Mobility Beyond Life: Human and Animal Specimens on the Move

Email: romana.bund@univie.ac.at 

Phone: +43-1-4277-25603

Dovaine Buschmann, BA MA 

Dovaine Buschmann is a project assistant (prae-doc) of the research platform's PhD Program "Cultural Mobility Studies" (FWF) since November 1st, 2019. More.

PhD Thesis: 

Policy Mobilities and Immobilities as a Feminist Matter. The Case of Financial Literacy Education

Email: dovaine.buschmann@univie.ac.at 

Phone: +43-1-4277-25603

Rachael Diniega, BA MA 

Rachael Diniega is a project assistant (prae-doc) of the research platform's PhD Program "Cultural Mobility Studies" (FWF) since November 27th, 2019. More

PhD Thesis: 

The Impact of Translocal Social Remittances on the Environment in Morocco

Email: rachael.diniega@univie.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-4277-25603

Jana Donat, BA MA 

Jana Donat is a project assistant (prae-doc) of the research platform's PhD Program "Cultural Mobility Studies" (FWF) since November 1st, 2019. More

PhD Thesis:

Environmental Displacement and Planned Relocation: Im/mobile Aspirations and Trajectories within the Context of the National Relocation Program from the Uruguayan Government

Email: jana.donat@univie.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-4277-25604

Mag.a Barbara Gföllner 

Barbara Gföllner is a project assistant (prae-doc) of the research platform's PhD Program "Cultural Mobility Studies" (FWF) since October 1st, 2019. More.

PhD Thesis:

"Thinking with the Archipelago": Diasporic Im/Mobilities in Anglophone and Francophone Caribbean Poetry

Email: barbara.gfoellner@univie.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-4277-25604

Mag.a Nicola Kopf

Nicola Kopf is a project assistant (prae-doc) of the research platform's PhD Program "Cultural Mobility Studies" (FWF) since October 1st, 2019. More

PhD Thesis: 

Moments and Countermoments of Acceleration in Contemporary German-Language Literature. 

Email: nicola.kopf@univie.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-4277-25603

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