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Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Martina Kopf

Visiting Professor

development research from a cultural theory perspective

Contact Details

Department of Development Studies
Sensengasse 3/2/2
1090 Vienna

M: Opens window for sending emailmartina.kopf(at)univie.ac.at

Office hours: based upon prior agreement

Teaching Summer Term 2015



Research Interests

  • African literatures and cultures
  • Theoretical and methodological approaches to reading fiction as a source of knowledge
  • Reception of 20th century colonialism in European and African writing
  • History of "development" as a key concept of global relations
  • Literature and trauma
  • Narrative witnessing and ethics of representation
  • Representations of gender and feminist theory
Department of
Development Studies
University of Vienna

Sensengasse 3/2/2
A-1090 Vienna

Office hours 'Büro IE':
Tue, Wed: 10.00-12.00
Thu: 14.00-17.00
Fri: closed

Office hours during holidays:
Tue, Wed: 10.00-12.00
Thu: 14.00-16.00

Elke Christiansen:
+43-1-4277-239 02

Markus Gatschnegg

Daniel Görgl:(currently on leave)

University of Vienna | Universitätsring 1 | 1010 Vienna | T +43-1-4277-0