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Activities and Events


  • Closing conference of the Taking Sides Project: "Deportations as a Conflicting Issue," University of Osnabrück, September 21/22, 2016 (in cooperation with IMIS - Institut für Migrationsforschung und Interkulturelle Studien).
    • Rosenberger and Merhaut: Politicization from Below: Who Protests Against Deportations? Key Results from a Comparative Quantitative Media-Analysis (1993-2013);
    • Stern (co-jointly with Kirchhoff): What Impedes Deportations? A Comparative Analysis of 15 Case Studies in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.


  • Article published in Open Movements/Open Democracy: Sieglinde Rosenberger - Protest against the deportation of asylum seekers
  • Participation at the ECPR General Conference, Prague, September 8, 2016. Rosenberger, Merhaut, Stern: Favoring the Individual Case over Policy Change. Mobilizing Emotions in Austrian Anti-Deportation Protests
  • Participation at the ISA Forum (International Sociological Association) in Vienna, July 11, 2016. Session organized by Atac and Rosenberger: Moving Refugees? Mobilisation and Outcomes of Refugee Movements, Solidarity Groups, and Anti-Asylum Activities. Presenters: Nina Merhaut, Verena Stern
  • Paper Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Austrian Political Science Association, University of Salzburg, 28th November 2015
  • Hosting a Public Lecture with Priska Daphi (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main/Europäisches Hochschulinstitut). Title:  Willkommen oder beschimpft? Eine vergleichende Studie der Reaktionen auf Unterkünfte für Asylsuchende
  • Hosting a Public Lecture with Dieter Rucht (WZB) dealing with far-right, populist mobilisation
  • Participation at ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques 2015
  • Article about the Taking Sides Project (German)
  • Public Lecture "Flucht nach Europa" by Sieglinde Rosenberger at University of Vienna´s Campus Festival, 14th June 2015
  • Taking Sides goes Campus Festival, 12-14 June 2015, University of Vienna
  • Poster presentation at the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference on Social Protest, University of Kent, 28-29 March 2014
  • Project meeting, University of Neuchâtel, 12-13 May 2014
  • Paper presentations at the Conference “Doing Deportation”, Freiburg, 17-19 July 2014
  • Paper presentation at the ECPR General Conference 2014, University of Glasgow, 3-6 September 2014
  • Project kick-off meeting at the University of Vienna, 28-29 Oct. 2013
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