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Congratulations to Prof. Zechner on the publication of Forces of Education, co-edited with Dennis Johannßen

We are celebrating the publication of “Forces of Education: Walter Benjamin and the Politics of Pedagogy” (Bloomsbury), co-edited by Prof. Dominik Zechner and Prof. Dennis Johannßen. “Forces of Education” brings together a polyphony of critical voices assessing the early work of German Jewish philosopher Walter Benjamin and the way in which it defined the concept of education as one of the core themes of his entire oeuvre. 

Forces of Education

Congratulations to Thomas Wallerberger on his award from the city of Vienna

Congratulations to PhD Student Thomas Wallerberger, who has been awarded a "Förderungspreis der Stadt Wien in der Sparte Geistes-, Sozial-, Kultur- und Rechtswissenschaften" from the City of Vienna!

Dr. Anna Mayer has successfully defended her dissertation

Dr. Anna Mayer has successfully defended her dissertation, "Vom Raster zum Netzwerk: Der westdeutsche Überwachungsapparat der 1970er Jahre in den Werken von Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta, Friedrich Christian Delius und Rainald Goetz" under the guidance of Prof. Fatima Naqvi. The dissertation committee with Professors Nicola Behrmann, Nicholas Rennie, and Rupert Gaderer was impressed by her outstanding research. Congratulations, Anna!