Mag. Christina Krakovsky

Junior Scientist (OeAW/Stadt Wien)

Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC)
Austrian Academy of Sciences / Alpen-Adria University
1010 Wien, Postgasse 7, Austria

Contact during renovation:
Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3, 1030 Wien, Österreich | Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43-1-51581-3121

Email: christina.krakovsky(at)oeaw.ac.at

Research Interests

Media and Communication History, Journalism/Public Sphere and Memorial Culture, Media and Political Participation/Civic Engagement

 

Academic Education

Academic Education

since 2018: PhD Student at the Faculty of Social Sciences / Department of Communication, University of Vienna.

Thesis (working title): “Skandalisierte Kunst. Werte- und Normdebatten in den österreichischen Medien von 1968 bis 1988“ („Scandalized Art. Debates on Values and Standards in the Austrian Media from 1968 to 1988“)

2011: Master of Philosophy
Thesis: „Medial vermittelte Repräsentationen von ArchitektInnen und Bauträgern in der deutschsprachigen, fachspezifischen Presse“ („Representations of Architects and Developers in the German-speaking, specialized press“), Department of Communication, University of Vienna.
Diploma examinations: emphasis on narrative history in journalism and methodology in historic communications research.

Since 2008: Student at the Department of Comparative Literature, University of Vienna

Professional Career

Professional Career

since 2012: Board member at the “AHK – Arbeitskreis für historische Kommunikationsforschung” (Working Committee for Historical Communication Research), publishing the journal “medien & zeit. Kommunikation in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart” (media & time. Communication in past and present).

since 2012: Freelance journalist in the historical supplement “Zeitreisen” (timetravel) of the newspaper “Wiener Zeitung”. Managing editor from August 2017 to April 2018.

2018: Associated Research Assistant at the Franz Vranitzky Chair for European Studies, University of Vienna / Research Project: “Viennese Actionism as Point Of No Return”

2015 – 2017: Research Assistant at the Franz Vranitzky Chair for European Studies, University of Vienna / Research Project: „Generation In-between. The ‚Europeanness‘ of the Balkan War Children“

2014: Research Assistant / Research project “KIS – Kommunikation im Zusammenhang mit Sicherheit” (communication and security) commissioned by the Press and Information Service (PID), Vienna.

2013 – 2014: Research Assistant / Research project “ESTi – Erwartungen an die Stadt, intensive” (Expectations of the City) commissioned by the Press and Information Service (PID), Vienna.

2013: Research Assistant / Analysis of Austrian daily newspapers for the general collection of essential, political media coverage, commissioned by the Press and Information Service (PID), Vienna.

2012 – 2013: Research Assistant / Research project “Medienbiographien! Medienkompetenz bei jungen Erwachsenen” (Media biographies. Media literacy among young adults) commissioned by the Österreichische Institut für angewandte Telekommunikationsforschung (ÖIAT)

2012 – 2013: Research Assistant / Analysis of Austrian media on the topic „Social Housing in Vienna 2006-2012“, commissioned by “Wiener Wohnen”.

2010 – 2011: Student Assistant / Research project “KIM - Kommunikation im Spannungsfeld von Integration und Migration in Wien” (Communication between integration and migration in Vienna) commissioned by the Press and Information Service (PID), Vienna.

2010 – 2011: Student Assistant / FFG Research Project “RUNA - Ruf der Nachbarschaft” (Call for a community).

2009 – 2010: Student Assistant / Research project “Schule – Medien – Gewalt” (school – media – violence), University of Vienna.

2008 – 2011: Student Assistant / FWF Project “Modes of Design. The Architectural Project as a Cultural and Sozial Process”.

Reviewing and Consulting Activities

Reviewing and Consulting Activities

2020: Reviewer for the European Communication, Research and Education Association (ECREA)

2020: Reviewer for the Franz Vranitzky Chair for European Studies, University of Vienna (project: "Youth in the Balkans: Their Cultures of Communication and Non-Communication, and their Notions of Reconciliation")

2014-2015: Scientific advisor for the exhibition “Von der Propagandaschmiede zur Kommunikationswissenschaft” (From Propaganda Machine to Communication Studies) at the Department of Communication, University of Vienna. Exhibition manager: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Duchkowitsch

Reviewer for the journal “medien & zeit“

Congress Organisation

Congress Organisation

ECREA Communication History Section Workshop on
"Jeopardizing Democracy throughout History: Media as Accomplice, Adversary or Amplifier of Populist and Radical Politics"; Austrian Academy of Sciences / Vienna, September 11-13, 2019.

“Longing for ‘Communism’? 21st Century Youth Cultures in Past, Present and Future Eastern Germany, and Southeast and Eastern Europe”
in cooperation with the Chair of Modern History, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany; the Chair for Transformation Processes in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, University of Vienna, Austria; Franz Vranitzky Chair for European Studies, Transdiciplinary Chair at the Department of Contemporary History and the Department of Communication, University of Vienna, Austria.
Vienna, 23 October 2017.

Kategorien, Typen und Stereotypen in Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften. 2. under.docs Fachtagung zu Kommunikation. (Categories, Types and Stereotypes in Humanities and Social Sciences. 2nd under.docs Conference on Communication).
Vienna, 20 – 22 October 2016

Generation on the Move. Children of the 90s in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia, in Cooperation with the Center for Advanced Studies for Southeastern Europe, Rijeka.
Rijeka/Croatia, 9 – 10 October 2015.

Partizipation in Geschichte und Gegenwart. under.docs – Fachtagung junger Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft. (Participation from history to present. under.docs – young scholars conference on communication).
Vienna, 12-14 November 2015.


Publications

Books and Monographs

Books and Monographs

  • Classen, C., Koenen, E., Krakovsky, C., Meißner, M., & Semrad, B. (Eds.). (2019). Offenes Heft zu historischer Kommunikations- und Medienforschung - Medien& Zeit 34 (4) [Open Issue: Historical Communincation and Media Studies].

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

  • Krakovsky, C. (2019). Mit dem Diarium auf Zeitreisen: Wie die Wiener Zeitung ihr Archiv als journalistische Quelle nutzt und dabei LeserInnen Geschichte schreiben [Time Travels with "Diarium". How "Wiener Zeitung" uses its archives as a journalistic source and writes a reader´s history]. Wiener Geschichtsblätter, 74, n.a.

Research Papers

Research Papers

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

Popular Articles and Book Chapters


Lectures

Keynotes

Keynotes

Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures

Other Lectures

Other Lectures

  • 22/09/2021 , Magdeburg
    Riedl, A. Rohrbach, T. Krakovsky, C.
    Journalistische Einflussfaktoren auf die mediale Repräsentanz von Frauen in politischer Berichterstattung. Ergebnisse einer Mixed Methods-Studie
    "Medien und Ungleichheiten. (Trans-)nationale Perspektiven auf Geschlecht, Diversität und Identität" - Gemeinsame Jahrestagung 2021 der FG Internationale und Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Medien, Öffentlichkeit und Geschlecht DGPuK
  • 11/07/2021 , Nairobi
    Riedl, A. Rohrbach, T. Krakovsky, C.
    Mr. Gates and his Boy’s Club? Understanding Gender Representations in Political News Coverage [online]
    Annual Conference of the IAMCR
  • 19/03/2021 , Bamberg
    Krakovsky, Ch.
    „Blood, filth and destruction“: Utilizing scandal theory for the analysis of journalistic practices over time [online; originally scheduled for 03.04.2020]]
    3rd International Conference in Scandalogy
  • 07/11/2020 , Potsdam
    Krakovsky, Ch.
    Skandalisierte Kunst: Werte- und Normdebatten in österreichischen Massenmedien von 1968 bis 1988 [postponed]
    Medienhistorisches Forum 2020
  • 07/10/2020 , Wien
    Krakovsky, Ch.
    Skandalisierte Kunst: Werte- und Normdebatten in österreichischen Massenmedien von 1968 bis 1988
    Fakultätsöffentliche Präsentation
  • 16/09/2020 , Salzburg
    Krakovsky, Christina Oggolder, Christian
    50 years after – Remembering Valie Export and 1968 in Austrian media [postponed to 01.-02.07.2021]
    Communicating Memory Matters: Next Steps in the Study of Media Remembering and Communicative Commemoration

Popular Lectures

Popular Lectures