Researchers’ Day 2019

Doctoral and postdoctoral candidates contribute substantially to the research outputs of every excellent faculty. At the same time, supporting early stage researchers is a priority investment in the future.

11 November 2019, 17:00 Mensa NIG (7th floor), Universitätsstrasse 7, 1010 Vienna

The end of the monograph? Changing publication strategies in the social sciences

Early Stage Researchers’ Day at the Faculty of Social Sciences



Welcome address

Hajo Boomgaarden, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna

Birgit Sauer, Vice-Dean for Career Development and International Affairs, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna

Tatjana Thelen, Deputy Director of the Doctoral Studies Programme Social Sciences, University of Vienna


On the diversity of publication cultures in the social sciences

Ulrike Felt, Head of the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna


Panel discussion

Ayşe Çağlar, Deputy Head of the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna

Petra Grabner, Head of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, FWF Austrian Science Fund

Jörg Matthes, Head of the Department of Communication, University of Vienna

Bernhard Riederer, University assistant (postdoc) at the Department of Sociology, University of Vienna, and researcher at the Vienna Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Moderator: Markus Wagner, Vice-Dean for Research and Infrastructure, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna

18:45  Break


Presentation: Sowi-Doc.Awards 2019


Poster exhibition: Thesis by publication or monograph?

Small reception

Doctoral candidates who will present their ongoing research in the poster exhibition:

Kaya Akyüz (Social studies of science)
Mujesira Borozan (Political science)
Bernhard Braun (Social and cultural anthropology)
Magdalena Eitenberger (Political science)
Raphaela Kogler (Sociology)
Barbara Mataloni (Sociology)
Irena Postic (Communication science)
Julia Rabenhorst-Hartmann (Sociology)
Rodrigo Ruiz (Social and cultural anthropology)
Johannes Schirghuber (Nursing science)
Sigrid Wentzel (Social and cultural anthropology)



Organised by the Graduate Centre of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Please register for this event by sending an e-mail to no later than 30 October 2019.