Privatdoz. Dr. Liriam Sponholz

Senior Post-Doc

Lecturer at Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt (Department of Communication)

Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC)
Austrian Academy of Sciences / Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt
1010 Wien, Postgasse 7, Austria
Phone (+43-1) 51581-3115
Fax (+43-1) 51581-3120
Email: liriam.sponholz(at)oeaw.ac.at

Research interests

Hate speech; journalistic objectivity; mass media and conflict; media and social representations; media, racism and Islamophobia; international and intercultural communication; media systems in Western Europe and Latin America

Academic education

Academic education

2015-2018: Habilitation in Media and Communication Sciences, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria

Habilitation Thesis: Hate Speech in the Mainstream Media. Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Operationalization (Hate Speech in den Massenmedien. Theoretische Grundlagen und empirische Umsetzung).

2002/2004 – 2007:  Ph.D. in Communication Sciences, Institute of Communication and Media Studies, University of Leipzig, Germany
Thesis: Objectivity in Journalism. Concepts and Practices in Brazil and in Germany

1997-1999: Master’s Degree in History, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
Thesis: The Newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo 1942-1972. A Contribution to the History of Journalism Techniques (O Estado de S. Paulo (1942-1972). Uma contribuição à história das técnicas jornalísticas.)

1991 – 1994: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Communication/Journalism, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

Professional career

Professional career

seit 2015: Senior Post-Doc at the Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

2011-2014: Post Doc Researcher, Chair for International and Comparative Communication Studies, University of Erfurt, Germany

DFG-Research Project “Between Consensus, Opinion and Taboo. Media Controversies surrounding Thilo Sarrazin, Oriana Fallaci and James Watson”

2013: Visiting Professor, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

2010: Visiting Professor, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil

2010-2011: Translator, Vozes Publisher, Brazil
Book: Die unerkannte Kulturmacht von Otto Groth (1960-1963) (from German to Portuguese)

2009-2010: Director of Studies (Studienleiterin), Quadriga Hochschule, Berlin, Germany

2008-2009: Lecturer, Department of Communication, University of Erfurt, Germany

2000: Lecturer, Tuiuti Universität Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

1999-2000: Lecturer, Associação de Ensino Versalhes, Curitiba, Brazil

1998-1999: Lecturer, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

1995-1998: Press Spokeswoman, APP-Sindicato (Trade Union of Education Workers of Paraná), Curitiba, Brazil

1996-1997: Reporter, Gazeta do Povo, Curitiba, Brazil

1995: Reporter, Multipress News Agency, Curitiba, Brazil

1994-1995: Reporter, Editor and Chief Reporter, Jornal do Estado, Curitiba, Brazil

1993-1994: Reporter, Indústria e Comércio, Curitiba, Brazil

1992: Internship, press office of Universidade Popular do Trabalho, Curitiba, Brazil

1992: Proofreader, Correio de Notícias, Curitiba, Brazil

1991-1992: Student assistent, Prof. Dr. Alcina Maria de Lara Cardoso, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

Fellowships & awards

Fellowships & awards

2002 – 2007: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

1997 – 1999: National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPQ, Brazil)

Memberships in professional associations

Memberships in professional associations

Brazilian Association of Interdisciplinary Studies in Communication (Intercom)

Brazilian Association of Journalism Researchers (SBPJor)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK)

European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)

Publications

Books and Monographs

Books and Monographs

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Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

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Other Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

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Research Papers

Research Papers

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Popular Articles and Book Chapters

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

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Lectures

Keynotes

Keynotes

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Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures

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Other Lectures

Other Lectures

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Popular Lectures

Popular Lectures

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