Lisa Tackie, BA

Researcher within the Erasmus Project "HELCI - Higher Education Learning Community for Inclusion"

Lisa Tackie is studying African Studies and International Development in the MA programme at the University of Vienna.  In 2021/2022 she was part of the  FWF(Austrian Science Fund)-project  ‘‘Concepts of Development in Postcolonial Kenyan Literature’ by Dr. Martina Kopf. In addition to her work as an active member of the racism-critical working group at the department of African Studies since 2021, Lisa is trainer for workshops on anti-racism and civil courage for organisations such as asylkoordination österreich, Disrupt or Schwarze Frauen Community. Currently she is finishing her master thesis in African Studies with the working title: Travel as form of resistance: How Black women in Austria use travel to resist patriarchal and racist structures.

Work and Research fields

Anti-Racism, Decolonisation, African Diaspora, Intersectionality, Educational Work on Anti-Racism, Travel Studies 



  • Adeaga, Tomi/ Kopf, Martina / Tackie, Lisa (ed.) (forthcoming 2024): Stichproben - Vienna Journal of African Studies. Special issue “Current Trends, Uncommon Paths. Decolonising the Academia through Feminism”.
  • Tackie, Lisa (forthcoming 2023): Review on ‘Black Travel Writing: Contemporary Narratives of Travel to Africa by African American and Black British Authors’ by Isabel Kalous. In CompLit. Journal of European Literature, Arts and Society. Special issue “Sketches of Black Europe”.
  • Tackie, Lisa (2022):  BlackLivesMatter als Handlungsrahmen für queeren Aktivismus in Wien? Eine Annäherung. In: Stichproben. Wiener Zeitschrift für kritische Afrikawissenschaften 43, 33-47. DOI: 10.25365/phaidra.367_03