Elisabeth Mayer, Bakk. MA
T: +43-1-4277-49259

03/2020 – 03/2023 Prae-Doc Researcher (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Research Project “VIS_BIO. Biographies in the making in a connected lifeworld. Exploring visual and verbal constructions of life stories”, funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), PI: Roswitha Breckner
http://visbio.univie.ac.at

since 03/2020 PhD Sociology (Faculty of Social Science, Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Topic: Visuelle Biografien in einer mediatisierten Sozialwelt. (Visual biographies in a mediatized lifeworld)

01/03/2019 – 31/08/2019 Lecturer in Visual Sociology (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Leading the course ”Pictures and Biographies in networked life worlds“ together with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Roswitha Breckner

01/10/2018 - 15/12/2019 Research Assistant

Working as a sociologist within the project “Stigmatized family histories: intergenerational memory processes and narratives of descendants of ´Berufsverbrecher`”, funded by Future Fund of the Republic of Austria, National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism and Mauthausen Memorial, PI: Mag. Andreas Kranebitter and Jun. Prof. Dr. Maria Pohn-Lauggas

07/2018 Lecturer at children´s university (University of Vienna)

Leading the workshop "Can you read pictures...and can pictures lie?" (age group: 7-9 years), together with Dr. Maria Schreiber

10/2017 – 03/2019 Prae-Doc Researcher (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Research Project “VIS_BIO. Visual Biographies in Connected Lifeworlds”, funded by the Vienna Anniversary Fund for the Austrian Academy of Sciences, PI: Roswitha Breckner
http://visbio.univie.ac.at

03/2016 - 09/2017 employed at Suchthilfe Wien gGmbH

Working within the Pilot Project "Alkohol. Leben können." (former: Alkohol 2020)
Project on integrated care of alcoholics in Vienna

since 30/10/2015 Lecturer in qualitative research methods (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Leading the course ”Introduction to biographical research“ together with Mag. Dr. Maria Pohn-Lauggas and since 2019 together with Margarita Wolf, MA

1/10/2014 - 30/10/2015 Project Assistant (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Working as a sociologist within the FWF-project “Resistance against National Socialism and its intergenerational transmission in Austrian families”, PI: Mag. Dr. Maria Pohn-Lauggas

12/2014 Project Assistant (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Working as a sociologist within the project “Images of Migration and Migration in Images”

06/2014 Master of Arts degree in Sociology (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Thesis: „Spracherfahrungen ehemaliger AustauschschülerInnen. Eine biographieanalytische Annäherung an leibliches Spracherleben.“
(Language experiences of former exchange pupils. A biographical approach to language experiences embedded in the lived body).
University of Vienna, Austria, Université Paris-Diderot, Paris (two semesters).

01/10/2011 - 30/08/2014 Student Assistant and Tutor for Visual Sociology and Erasmus (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)

Assisting courses of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Roswitha Breckner
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Mayer, E. (2019). Lebensgeschichten in Bildern erzählen. Manuscript in preparation. In C. Brantner, G. Götzenbrucker, K. Lobinger, & M. Schreiber (Eds.), Vernetzte Bilder. Visuelle Kommunikation in Sozialen Medien: Visuelle Kommunikation in Sozialen Medien Herbert von Halem.




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Pictures and Biographies in Social Media

Roswitha Breckner (Speaker), Elisabeth Mayer (Speaker)
20 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Telling Life Stories with Pictures

Elisabeth Mayer (Speaker)
29 Nov 20181 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Department of Sociology

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