Mag. Dr. Gabriele Slezak
T: +43-1-4277-43250
Winter term 2020
143359 SE Searching Colonial Manifestations of Knowledge. - A Critical Assessment of Racism and Africa Representations in Austrian Libraries
Summer term 2020
143180 SE Decolonising Knowledge: - Libraries and Educational Institutions as Actors in the Field of Knowledge Production in African Studies
Winter term 2019
140359 SE Voices of colonial discourse in libraries. - A critical reflection of Africa representations in scientific collections
Slezak, G., Melcher, A., Sendzimir, J., Oueda, A., Ouedraogo, R., Kabore, C., & Toe, P. (2020). Fishing for food and food for fish: Negotiating long-term, sustainable food and water resources in a transdisciplinary research project in Burkina Faso . In T. Haller, & C. Zingerli (Eds.), Towards Shared Research: Participatory and Integrative Approaches in Researching African Environments : Opportunities, Challenges, Actualities in Natural and Social Sciences (pp. 125-166). Transcript Verlag. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839451502-006

Slezak, G., Melcher, A., Ouedraogo, R., Sendzimir, J., Savadogo, M., & Moog, O. (2018). Healthy Fisheries Sustain Society and Ecology in Burkina Faso. In S. Schmutz, & J. Sendzimir (Eds.), Riverine Ecosystem Management: Science for Governing Towards a Sustainable Future (Vol. 8, pp. 519-539). Springer Open. Aquatic Ecology Series



Slezak, G. (2014). Von Wahrnehmung und Erfahrung: Überlegungen zu explorativen Beobachtungsverfahren. In P. Dannecker, & B. Englert (Eds.), Qualitative Methoden in der Entwicklungsforschung (pp. 176-196). Mandelbaum Verlag. Gesellschaft - Entwicklung - Politik (GEP), Vol.. 15 https://doi.org/10.1000/182


Slezak, G. (2011). Mehrsprachigkeit als Herausforderung: MigrantInnen aus afrikanischen Herkunftsländern in gedolmetschten Verhandlungen in Straf- und Asylverfahren in Österreich. In W. Bauer, & A. Lindemann (Eds.), Faire Verfahren brauchen qualifizierte Sprachmittler: Tagungsband des 5. Deutschen Gerichtsdolmetschertag, Hannover 25/26. März 2011 (pp. 94-100). BDÜ Fachverlag.

Rienzner, M., Spitzl, K., & Slezak, G. (2011). Plurilingual Speakers in Unilingual Environments (PluS). Migrants from African Countries in Vienna: Language Practices and Instituttional Communication.. Poster session presented at 10th Biennial Conference International Association of Forensic Linguistics (IAFL), Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Rienzner, M., & Slezak, G. (2011). Sprachmittlung bei Gericht und Behörden. Eine afrikawissenschaftliche Perspektive. In B. Haider (Ed.), Deutsch über alles? Sprachförderung für Erwachsene (pp. 110-114). Edition Volkshochschule.



Slezak, G., & Rienzner, M. (2010). Language choice in administrative and criminal procedures.. Poster session presented at Conference on Applied Interculturality Research, Graz, Austria.









The language of courtroom talk – a just language for all? Plurilingualism and equal access to justice in Burkina Faso and Austria

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker), Natalie Tarr (Speaker)
19 Apr 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Managing linguistic diversity in the African city

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker), Natalie Tarr (Speaker), Mohomodou Hassouba (Speaker)
30 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Weaving together society and ecology – negotiating long term understanding of transdisciplinary food and water resources management in Burkina Faso.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker), Andreas Melcher (Speaker)
19 May 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Multilingual interaction in court: Perceptions of linguistic resources and African languages in legal settings in Austria

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
4 Nov 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther





SLEZAK Gabriele (2013). Communication & scientific language: Language practices in transcultural research cooperation.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
23 Jun 201328 Jun 2013

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Dialoguing languages and ideologies - An approach to mobilize linguistic resources in public authorities,

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
6 Jun 2013

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Sociolinguistic Perspectives in Transdisciplinary Research.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
7 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Linguistic diversity in the unilingual courtroom. Exploring an urban contradiction from a biographical point of view.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
22 Aug 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Partizipation und Kommunikationsbedürfnisse in der EZA-Praxis.

Gabriele Slezak (Invited speaker)
8 Jun 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



Meine Sprachen - meine Lebenswelt.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
24 Apr 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Projektpräsentation SUSFISH - Burkina Faso.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
22 Mar 2012

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Einführung in die Sprache Bambara.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
12 Mar 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Meine Sprachen - meine Lebenswelt.

Gabriele Slezak (Contributor)
12 Mar 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Dolmetschen bei Gericht

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
10 Jan 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Dolmetschen bei Gericht.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
9 Jan 2012

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Mehrsprachige Kommunikation bei Behörden und Gerichten.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
7 Dec 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Dolmetschen bei Gericht

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
13 Sep 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Plurilingual Speakers in Unilingual Environments: Language Rights and Courtroom Practices in Austria.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
13 Jul 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther




Dolmetschen bei Gericht

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
10 May 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Sprache und Translation in der Rechtspraxis.Präsentation der Stichproben 19/ 2011

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
12 Apr 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Projektpräsentation "PluS"

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
7 Apr 2011

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Bildungspolitische Perspektiven in Burkina Faso.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
8 Oct 2010

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Wenn Sprache zur Hürde wird … MigrantInnen aus afrikanischen Herkunftsländern bei Behörden und Gericht in Österreich.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
22 Sep 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Dolmetschen bei Gericht.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
15 Sep 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Language choice in criminal and asylum procedures with participants from African countries.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
8 Apr 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Vorstellung des ÖNB-Projekts "Sprachwahl bei Gericht und Behörden für MigrantInnen aus afrikanischen Herkunftsländern"

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
12 Mar 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Sprache in Straf- und Asylverfahren mit Verfahrensbeteiligten aus afrikanischen Herkunftsländern.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
3 Nov 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


MigrantInnen aus afrikanischen Herkunftsländern in Straf- und Asylverfahren in Österreich.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
29 Oct 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



Die Herausforderung beim Einsatz afrikanischer Sprachen in Asyl- und Strafverfahren in Österreich.

Gabriele Slezak (Speaker)
13 Jul 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Department of African Studies

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