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Life as a student mum

It is March. The first week of the new semester. Or the period when most of the students are at the University -– apart from the exam week, however. The reasons why the first week is especially important are that it not only provides information on the modes of assessment but also guarantees a place … Continued


A warm welcome to all ERASMUS students

Dear exchange students, on behalf of the departmental coordinators I would like to give you a very warm welcome at the University of Vienna. I am an anthropologist, and when anthropologists are asked to contribute they usually tend to tell a story, often from personal experience, and departing from that story they draw wider conclusions, … Continued


A Key Change for Austria (part 3)

Exactly one year from today, the final of next year’s Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to take place in Austria. I returned to Vienna on Monday from this year’s contest in Copenhagen, and I came back to a changed country. Before I left Vienna for Copenhagen, there was not widespread interest in Austria for Eurovision, … Continued


Why academic writing should be more social

Der Beitrag ist im Juni 2013 auf Samuel Bredl’s Blog unter http://sambredl.com/ erschienen. It’s that time of the year again. Finals are coming up and I should be doing anything but writing this blog post. But somehow it fits this very moment so here it goes. The way we are writing theses is 200 years … Continued


Why Greece matters: it is personal

Am Donnerstag, 30. Jänner 2014, 18.30 Uhr, findet am Institut für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft der Universität Wien in der Währinger Straße 29 ein ORF-DialogForum zum Thema “Why Greece matters” statt. Ausgangspunkt dafür ist die ORF-Dokumentation “Schwarzbild – Aus für Griechenlands TV”. Der Regisseur der Sendung, Yorgos Avgeropoulos, diskutiert mit  Dimitrios Droutsas, Abgeordneter zum Europäischen Parlament, … Continued


One for all and all for one

I started my PhD in Organic Chemistry at the end of 2010 in Germany. One might ask: “why Chemistry?”, to which my reply would simply be ‘Why not?’. I don’t know why, but people are usually so scared of it. Chemistry is like every other branch of science: you need to work very hard and … Continued

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