Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Anna Pospech Durnova, Ph.D.
Anna Pospech Durnova
T: +43-1-4277-49220

News: Professor of Political Sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Vienna. She is also a Faculty Fellow at the Yale University Center for Cultural Sociology. She serves as a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Policy & Politics and vice president of the International Public Policy Association.
Previously, she was a researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna (Elise Richter Fellow), as well as at Charles University in Prague and the University of Lyon. Numerous international stays, including Visiting Research Fellow at Concordia University in Montreal (2019) or Essex University in the UK (2012).

Research interests: political sociology, sociology of emotions, public policy, feminist sociology, women's health and sociology of the body, interpretive social research.

Consultation hours: Wednesday 12:30 - 13:30 (please sign up by e-mail)

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Weible, C. M., Nohrstedt, D., Cairney, P., Carter, D. P., Crow, D. A., Durnová, A. P., Heikkila, T., Ingold, K., McConnell, A., & Stone, D. (2020). COVID-19 and the policy sciences: initial reactions and perspectives. Policy Sciences, 53(2), 225-241. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11077-020-09381-4, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11077-020-09381-4

Goisauf, M., Martin, G., Bentzen, H. B., Budin-Ljosne, I., Ursin, L., Durnova, A., Leitsalu, L., Smith, K., Casati, S., Lavitrano, M., Mascalzoni, D., Boeckhout, M., & Mayrhofer, M. T. (2019). Correction: Data in question: A survey of European biobank professionals on ethical, legal and societal challenges of biobank research. PLoS ONE, 14(12), e0226149. [e0226149]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226149



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Emotional societies and the changing boundaries of the political

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

7 Aug 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Postfactual citizenship

Anna Durnova (Speaker)

6 Nov 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Intimacy and the Politics of Expertise

Anna Durnova (Speaker)

19 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Searching for Truth in Post-factual times.

Anna Durnova (Speaker)

24 Apr 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Semmelweis' Kampf für die Wahrheit: die Hände der Ärzte und Frauenkörper

Anna Durnova (Invited speaker)

22 Oct 2014

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Politics of Intimacy

Anna Durnova (Keynote speaker)

15 Jul 2014

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Negotiating Truth: Semmelweis and the Politics of Emotions

Anna Durnova (Keynote speaker)

6 Jun 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Governing Through Intimacy

Anna Pospech Durnova (Invited speaker)

2012

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Über die Rationalität hinaus: Interpretative Politikfeldanalys

Anna Pospech Durnova (Keynote speaker)

30 Nov 2011

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A Tale of Fat Cats and Stupid Activists – Brno Controversy on Railway Station

Anna Pospech Durnova (Contributor)

27 Oct 2011

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It is the other stupid. Explanatory Value of French Discourse Linguistics for Policy Analysis

Anna Pospech Durnova (Contributor)

25 Aug 2011

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A propos du mariage de raison entre science et politique : Von der Vernunftsehe zwischen Wissenschaft und Politik

Anna Pospech Durnova (Contributor)

3 Nov 2010

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S’en laver les mains: A propos du mariage de raison entre Science et Politique

Anna Pospech Durnova (Invited speaker)

Nov 2010

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Governing Through Intimacy: Sharing Meanings In Healthcare Policy Formulations

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

2 Sep 2010

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Semmelweis, Science, society and Politics

Anna Pospech Durnova (Keynote speaker)

Jul 2010

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Towards emotion sensitive policy analysis – example of politics of intimacy.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Contributor)

29 Nov 2009

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l’Etat face aux catastrophes morales. Memento mori dans la politique française

Anna Pospech Durnova (Keynote speaker)

15 Jul 2009

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State facing moral catastrophes: memento mori in French politics.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Invited speaker)

15 Jul 2009

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Investigating Intimacy: Research on Dying Policies

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

25 Jun 2009

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Space for emotions? Emotions as political and interpretative triggers

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

7 Apr 2009

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Pragmatic linguistics re-visited within the interpretative policy analysis: discourses on dying

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

19 Jun 2008

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Intimacy an institutionalized structure? Dying online through words and pragmatic approach to discourse.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

31 May 2008

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« La parole spectaculaire dans le discours de la mort ».

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

16 Nov 2007

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Global Governance of genomics. A phronetic response

Anna Pospech Durnova (Keynote speaker)

2 Nov 2007

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Phronetic response and the intellectual power

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

1 Nov 2007

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Acte pragmatique - acte poétique: traduction come une recherche des frontières

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

29 Oct 2007

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Intimate dialogue as a paradigm for end of life decision-making?

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

11 Oct 2007

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To die or not to die: professionalizing the empathy as a new practice for end-of-life policy.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

6 Sep 2007

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End-of-life: re-considering its complexities in postmodern societies.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

14 Aug 2007

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"Faire vivre et laisser mourir": Presentation & comments. Governing through words and contemporary biopolitics.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

27 Nov 2006

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End-of-life: re-considering its complexities in postmodern societies.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

6 Aug 2006

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Towards a politics of intimacy.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

25 Jul 2006

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Politics of intimacy: governance of dying in postmodern societies.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

23 Apr 2006

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Spectacle de la mort en tant qu'outil argumentatif du débat politique.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

31 Mar 2006

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Entre la nécessité et l'impossibilité de traduire: Traduction comme une métaphore.

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

1 Feb 2006

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Vers une argumentations authentique

Anna Pospech Durnova (Speaker)

10 Jul 2005

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Department of Sociology

Rooseveltplatz 2
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anna.durnova@univie.ac.at