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Academic positions
2019-2021 Lecturer for Political Science, University of Passau
2019 Lecturer for Political Science, Bundeswehr University Munich
2017/18 Research & Teaching Fellow, Center for German Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Since 2017 Research Fellow at The Herzl Institute for the Study of Zionism and History, University of Haifa
Since 2017 Permanent Fellow at the Moses Mendelssohn Center for European-Jewish Studies, University of Potsdam
2016/17 Visiting Professor Moses Mendelssohn Center for European-Jewish Studies, University of Potsdam/Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg
2015/16 Visiting Professor Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
2014 Teaching position at Centrum for Jewish Studies, University of Graz
Since 2011 Teaching position at the Institute for Philosophy, University of Vienna
Since 2009 Teaching position at the Institute for Judaism, University of Vienna
Since 2003 Teaching position at the Department for Political Science, University of Vienna
2000 Teaching position at the Technical University of Vienna for “Technology and society”
1995-1997 & 1999-2000 Tutor at the Institute for Political science, University of Vienna

2006 Advanced training in Holocaust-Education at the International School for Holocaust Studies in Yad Vashem/Jerusalem, Israel
2006 PhD (Dr. phil, magna cum laude) from the Free University of Berlin (“Fetischismus und Emanzipation. Die Marxsche Fetischkritik, ihre Rezeption im 20. Jahrhundert und ihre Bedeutung für eine kritische Theorie des Antisemitismus” [Fetishism and Emancipation. Marx’ critique of fetishism, its perception in the 20th century and its relevance for a critical theory of anti-Semitism], supervisors: Prof. Wolf-Dieter Narr and Prof. Eva Kreisky)
1993-97 Studies of Political Science and a combination of subjects (History and Philosophy) at the University of Vienna, Final degree with distinction in June 1997
1991-93 Studies of Political Science at the Free University of Berlin
1991 Diploma from Grammar/Secondary School in Berlin

2014 Scholars for Peace in the Middle East-Fellowship
2005/2006 Research scholarship in Tel Aviv (“Israel’s Anti-Zionist and Pacifistic Left: Its Relation to and Perception in Austria and Germany”, Supervisor: Prof. Natan Sznaider, Academic College Tel Aviv-Jaffo)
2004 Six month stay in Tel Aviv, including one month-scholarship for “Ulpan Akiva“ in Netanya
2000-2003 Doctoral fellowship from the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation in Berlin, Germany

Other Employments
2007-2019 Academic & executive director of the NGO “STOP THE BOMB – Coalition for a nuclear-free & democratic Iran” in Austria (2007 Co-founder)
2003-2006 Supervisor for exhibitions about National Socialism and anti-Semitism for the „Agentur Milli Segal“ in Vienna
2003-2004 & 1999-2000 Chief Editor of the media project Context XXI (magazin, radio, internet) in Vienna
1999-2000 Teacher in education classes at the „Volkshochschule Meidling“ in Vienna, Teacher for political education for jobless youths in Vienna
Since 1997 Free lance author and journalist (e.g. for Jungle World, Konkret, Frankfurter Rundschau, Der Tagesspiegel,  die tageszeitung, Die Zeit, Cicero Online, Die Presse, Der Standard, Wiener Zeitung, Salzburger Nachrichten, FAQ, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Basler Zeitung)
1994-1999 Employed with the Centre for Research and Documentation of Newer Austrian Literature (Forschungs- und Dokumentationsstelle für neuere österreichische Literatur) in the Vienna „Literaturhaus“
1993 Internship at the „Gesellschaft für politische Aufklärung“ in Vienna