Cancellation of Consultation Hour on 23.10.

Due to an urgent appointment the consultation hour will be canceled on 23.10.

Change of Office Hour on 30.10. and 13.11. to 2.00pm – 3.00pm

Due to urgent appointments the office hours on 30.10. and 13.11. will be postponed to 2.00pm – 3.00pm.

Positions in the field of Gender and Politics to be filled

The Department of Political Science of the University of Vienna seeks to fill two positions in the field of Gender and Politics:

          University Assistant post doc (Gender and queer theory in Political Science and comparative gender research), Reference number9548duration of employment: 6 years
          University Assistant prae doc (Social science theories with a focus on gender research), Reference number 9502, duration of employment: 4 years

Think-Thank BewegungLiebe

“Love in Times of Populism” at the Think-Thank BewegungLiebe:

International Summer School “Political Masculinities: New Definitions, Methods and Approaches”

Dear all,

we’re happy to announce our

International Summer School “Political Masculinities: New Definitions, Methods and Approaches”
for PhD students and Postdoctoral researchers

20-24 August, 2018, at Landau University, Germany.

It’s funded by the Volkswagenstiftung, and there are no tuition fees. Moreover, almost all travel costs will be covered.

Please find attached the flyer for the event. We’d be grateful if you could circulate it through your networks to anybody who might be interested.

Here is the event’s website:
http://www.uni-koblenz- landau.de/landau/internationalsummerschool

Please note that, unfortunately, due to funding regulations, we will not be able to accept previous participants of the “political masculinities” conferences as participants of the summer school.

Best wishes,
Kathleen Starck and Birgit Sauer

Vacancies at the University of Vienna

1)    At the University of Vienna (with 15 faculties, 4 centers, about 174 fields of study, ca. 9.500 employees and over 94.000 students) there is a vacancy for the postition of a University Assistant.

University Assistant (“prae doc”)
at the research platform Mobile Cultures and Societies. Interdisciplinary Studies on Transnational Formations


Code of the Vacancy: 8253 = sozialwissenschaftlicher Schwerpunkt

The research platform “Mobile Cultures and Societies. Interdisciplinary Studies on Transnational Formations” is analyzing phenomena, conditions and consequences of cultural, historical and social mobility. It brings together different disciplinary approaches, theories and methods and is developing new methodological, structural and contentual categories in the area ob moblility studies.

Time limitation: 3 years

Working hours: 30 hours/week.
Einstufung gemäß Kollektivvertrag: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)
Darüber hinaus können anrechenbare Berufserfahrungen die Einstufung und damit das Entgelt bestimmen.

 

Find the complete text for the vacancy here:

https://univis.univie.ac.at/ausschreibungstellensuche/flow/bew_ausschreibung-flow?_flowExecutionKey=_cB6EACA24-6491-F34B-3049-991F59557AAB_k9ADA35C1-155D-2490-4DBE-70A065296463&tid=65850.28

 

 

2)    At the University of Vienna (with 15 faculties, 4 centers, about 174 fields of study, ca. 9.500 employees and over 94.000 students) there is a vacancy for the postition of a University Assistant.

University Assistant (“prae doc”)
at the research platform Mobile Cultures and Societies. Interdisciplinary Studies on Transnational Formations

 

Code of the Vacancy: 8234 = kulturwissenschaftlicher und historischer Schwerpunkt

The research platform “Mobile Cultures and Societies. Interdisciplinary Studies on Transnational Formations” is analyzing phenomena, conditions and consequences of cultural, historical and social mobility. It brings together different disciplinary approaches, theories and methods and is developing new methodological, structural and contentual categories in the area ob moblility studies.

Time limitation: 3 years

Working hours: 30 hours/week.
Einstufung gemäß Kollektivvertrag: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)
Darüber hinaus können anrechenbare Berufserfahrungen die Einstufung und damit das Entgelt bestimmen.

 

 

Find the complete text for the vacancy here:

https://univis.univie.ac.at/ausschreibungstellensuche/flow/bew_ausschreibung-flow?_flowExecutionKey=_cFA65BBF6-7764-D00E-4241-CBF3DA685F29_kEA4DD354-7BD4-D39E-AD07-AECA7213FDD2&tid=65797.28

 

 

3)    At the University of Vienna (with 15 faculties, 4 centers, about 174 fields of study, ca. 9.500 employees and over 94.000 students) there is a vacancy for the postition of an Administrative Assistant.

Administrative Assistant
at the research platform Mobile Cultures and Societies. Interdisciplinary Studies on Transnational Formations

 

Code of the Vacancy: 8233

The research platform “Mobile Cultures and Societies. Interdisciplinary Studies on Transnational Formations” is analyzing phenomena, conditions and consequences of cultural, historical and social mobility. It brings together different disciplinary approaches, theories and methods and is developing new methodological, structural and contentual categories in the area ob moblility studies.

Time limitation: 3 years

Working hours: 20 hours/week.
Einstufung gemäß Kollektivvertrag: §54 VwGr. IIIa
Darüber hinaus können anrechenbare Berufserfahrungen die Einstufung und damit das Entgelt bestimmen.

 

Find the complete text for the vacancy here:

https://univis.univie.ac.at/ausschreibungstellensuche/flow/print/bew_ausschreibung?_targetView=print.formular&_flowExecutionKey=_c2DCBF066-E543-B6B8-136E-59AE46A3747A_k9FF98362-DF8A-030D-67E0-6BE2FA3D2906

 

+++ New Publications +++

New publications from Birgit Sauer:

 

  • Stefanie Mayer und Birgit Sauer 2017: „Gender ideology“ in Austria: Coalitions around an empty signifier, in: Kuhar, Roman/Paternotte, David (Hg.): Anti-Gender Campaigns in Europe. Mobilizing against Equality, London/New York: Roman and Littlefield, S. 23-40

 

  • Birgit Sauer und Otto Penz 2017: Affective governmentality: A feminist perspective, in: Hudson, Christine/Rönnblom, Malin/Teghtsoonian, Katherine (Hg.): Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis. Missing in Action?, London/New York: Routledge, S. 39-58

Announcing the Research Cluster “Gender and Politics” at the “International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs”

In December 2016, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a three-and-a-half year financial support to establish the International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs (ICCTP). The task of this international consortium is to document, connect, and support the various programs and projects that now represent critical theory across the globe.

The research cluster Gender and Politics at the University of Vienna, headed by Prof.Dr.in Birgit Sauer and Dr.in Brigitte Bargetz, is part of the ICCTP. The research group aims at a gender-sensitive theorization of politics, society, economy, and culture.

For more information please follow the link below:

http://criticaltheoryconsortium.org/research-clusters-or-projects/gender-and-politics/

Invitation to the Gender Gala: “In welchen Räumen lehren_lernen? bell hooks’ Engaged Pedagogy als Modus der Kritik”

The working group Gender and Politics at the IPW, the Studienvertretung Politikwissenschaft and the project Critical Science Literacy are inviting to the Gender Gala on Thursday, March 16th, 2017.

Belinda Kazeem-Kaminski will speak about bell hooks’ idea of Engaged Pedagogy, afterwards there will be enough time for discussions about critical teaching and learning and for a nice end of the evening with wine, juice and snacks.

Please find more information in the flyer:

In welchen Räumen lehren_lernen?

Conference: Gender & Agency: Knowledge X Power

At the top floor of the Juridicum the “hinge conference” of the research association Gender & Agency of the University of Vienna will take place on March 23rd, 2017.

If interested, please find more information in the programme below:

ga-scharnierkonferenz-programm