Syntia Hasenöhrl, MA

Junior Researcher

Research Interests

  • Diaspora Politics
  • Intersectional Mobility Research
  • Postcolonial Theories
  • Critical Disourse Analysis


Syntia Hasenöhrl studied Geographical Development Research of Africa at the University of Bayreuth and Global Studies at the Eberhard-Karls University in Tübingen. Since 2016 she is junior researcher at the Institute for Political Science. She is a member of a DOC-team supported by the ÖAW which is engaged in subject transformation at the interface of mobility and mediality. Her dissertation project examines within this framework the emancipatory potentials that arise from the bargaining of mobile political identities in the transnational space of the Internet for marginalised players.


Syntia Hasenöhrl, MA
Department of Political Science
University of Vienna
Ferstelgasse 5
A-1010 Vienna


Selected Publications

  • Hasenoehrl, S. 2016. The Value of Genres for Uncovering Counter-Hegemonic Voices in North-South Relations: Social Representations of Artisans in a Burkinabe-Slovenian Fairtrade Partnership. Papers on Social Representations, 25(1), 15.1-15.26.