Current third-party-funded projects

 

Project title: “Concepts of development in postcolonial Kenyan writing”

Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung - Elise-Richter-Stipendium

Project manager: Martina Kopf
Project duration: 01.07.2017-30.06.2020 

Project funds: 269.474,94 Euro


Project title: “The Provision, Planning and Building of Employment-tied Housing: Language, Agency and Governance in three Housing Projects in Kenya, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, c. 1940s to 1970s.”
Short title: "Employment-tied Housing in (post)colonial Africa"

Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Project number: P29566-G28

Project manager: Kirsten Rüther
Project collaborators: Daniela Waldburger, Martina Ciganikova, Carl-Philipp Bodenstein
Project duration: 01.03.2017-28.02.2021
Projekt funds: 428.484,00 Euro

Project website: http://housing.univie.ac.at

Marktszene in Livingstone. Staubige Straße, aber wenige Autos, Menschen, die kaufen und verkaufen. Rechts Häuser. Viel Staub in der Luft.

Libuyu Market, Livingstone, Zambia © Carl-Philipp Bodenstein

Project title: “PhD Programme Cultural Mobility Studies” (doc.funds)
Short title: "Cultural Mobility Studies"

Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Project number: Doc56-G30

Project manager: (on an interim basis from 1.7.2019) Kirsten Rüther
Principal investigators: Pelz, Annegret; Ganser-Blumenau, Alexandra; Rüther, Kirsten; Sakdapolrak, Patrick; Macho, Thomas; Sauer, Birgit; Dannecker, Petra.

with 7 prae-doc posts.

Project collaborator: Daniela Atanasova (Department of African Studies)
Project duration: 01.10.2019-30.09.2023
Project funds: 1.331.836,48 Euro

Project website: http://mobilecultures.univie.ac.at

Project title: “Research Platform: Mobile Cultures and Societies.”

Project sponsor: Universität Wien - University of Vienna

Project manager: (on an interim basis from 1.7.2019) Kirsten Rüther

Second manager: Birgit Englert

Project collaborators: Immanuel Harisch (Department of African Studies), Sigrid Thomson (Department of Comparative Literature)


Project duration: 01.12.2018-30.09.2023
Project funds: 349.000,00 Euro

Project website: http://mobilecultures.univie.ac.at/en/

Project title: “SUSFISH-plus / Sustainable Management of Water and Fish Resources in Burkina Faso, Advanced Partnership”

Project number (Innenauftragsnummer): FA432004

Project sponsor: OEAD - APPEAR (Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education and Research for Development)

Project manager: Andreas Melcher (BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)
Project collaborator: Gabriele Slezak (Department of African Studies)
Project duration: 01.12.2016-30.11.2019

Project website: http://susfish.boku.ac.at

Holzboot zum Fischen, es liegt am Strand, Holzstecken und Fischnetz liegen drinnen.

Fischer Boot in Burkina Faso © Andreas Melcher