About us

The research group The Politics of Inclusion & Exclusion (INEX) was created in 2008 with the aim of studying issues related to the political regulations of diversity in the fields of migration/integration, democratic reform and innovation, religious governance, anti-discrimination, and gender politics at the European, national and local level. 

As a research group INEX is located at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna. It builds upon existing expertise present at the department and is situated within the broader context of Migration and Citizenship Studies which is one of the main research focuses of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

NEWS 10/10/17

New Article by Ilker Atac

(2017) Demand and Deliver: Refugee Support Organisations in Austria, in: Social Inclusion, 5 (3), 28-37. With Sara de Jong. (Open Access)

NEWS 2/10/17

Two Years Later - Political and Social Reactions to the Summer of Migration 2015

Tomorrow our Special Lecture of the winter semester starts. The lecture is concerned with the notion of "crisis", political change on EU-level as well as on the level of Austrian politics and inquires for the responses offered to a new societal setting. Organized under the BA-curriculum BAK12 Spez.VO-Österreichische Politik at the Department for Political Science, the lecture is open to a broader academic and non-academic audience. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sieglinde Rosenberger and the team of INEX are going to lead through the lecture series. The lecture on the 14.11.2017 has been jointly organized with Prof. Dr. Gerda Falkner and the Institute for European Integration Research (EIF).

NEWS 14/09/17

New INEX Book Chapter

Sarah Wolff & Leila Hadj Abdou (2017): Mediterranean migrants and refugees: historical and political continuities and discontinuities. In: Routledge Handbook of Mediterranean Politics, edited by Richard Gillespie and Frédéric Volp

NEWS 12/09/17

New INEX Journal Article

Andrew Geddes & Leila Hadj Abdou (2017): Changing the path? EU migration governance after the ‘Arab spring’, Mediterranean Politics, DOI: 10.1080/13629395.2017.1358904