Call for papers

From 26 to 27 March 2018 the interdisciplinary conference Creative Bodies – Creative Minds will take place in Graz, Austria. Abstracts can be submitted till 30 September 2017.

Information on registration, accommodation, and updates on the programme will be available on the conference website:

Recent Talks

„When the Levee Breaks: Recommendations for Social Media Crisis Communication during Environmental Disasters”; 18 August 2017 (together with E. Goldgruber, J. Ausserhofer, R. Gutounig); NordMedia 2017 „Mediated Realities – Global Challenges”, 17 – 19 August 2017, Tampere, Finland.

„Social Media as a Crisis Communication Arena: Digging into new Communication Spaces“; 4 July 2017 (together with E. Goldgruber, J. Ausserhofer, R. Gutounig); 4th European Conference on Social Media, 3 – 4 July 2017, Vilnius, Lithuania.

„Blurring Boundaries: The Role of Social Media During the 2013 Central European Floods in Austria“;  30 June 2017 (together with E. Goldgruber, J. Ausserhofer, R. Gutounig); Conference on Communication and Environment, University of Leicester, Great Britain.

„Zwischen Produktivität und Überlastung: Digitale Mediennutzung und ihre Folgen für Arbeitnehmer_innen und Unternehmen“; May 23th, 2017 (together with R. Gutounig, S. Klinger, R. Rauter, S. Dennerlein); Denkwerkstätte Graz 2017 „Intensivierung und Verteilung der Arbeit“, FH JOANNEUM – University of Applied Sciences Graz, Austria.

Recent / Important Publications

Eva Goldgruber, Susanne Sackl-Sharif, Robert Gutounig & Julian Ausserhofer (2017). “Social Media as a crisis communication arena: Digging into new communication spaces”, in: Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Social Media (ECSM) (ed. A. Skarzauskiene / N. Gudeliene), Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, pp. 115-123.

Susanne Sackl-Sharif (2015). Gender – Metal – Videoclips. Eine qualitative Rezeptionsstudie. Opladen/Berlin/Toronto: Budrich UniPress Ltd.

Diss Cover

Gerlinde Malli & Susanne Sackl-Sharif (2015). „Researching One’s Own Field. Interaction Dynamics and Methodological Challenges in the Context of Higher Education Research [47 paragraphs]”, in: Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 16(1), Art. 11,