Mag. Miriam Haselbacher

PhD Candidate

Miriam Haselbacher is a doctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science of the University of Vienna and is a member of the research group INEX – Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion. She regularly teaches in the field of Austrian Politics and the EU and was involved in the research projects “Taking Sides” and “BordEUr”. In spring 2018, Miriam was a visiting researcher at the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM). Her Doctoral Thesis “Negotiating Belonging: The Accommodation of Asylum Seekers in Peripheral Regions” focuses on the local dimension of Austrian asylum and integration policies.

Work and research fields: Critical Migration Research, Asylum and Integration Policies, Protests and Social Movements, Multi-Level Governance, Austrian and European Politics 


Current Publications

  • Haselbacher, M. (2019): Solidarity as a Field of Political Contention. Insights from Local Reception Realities. In: Social Inclusion 7 (2). pp. 74–84. doi: 10.17645/si.v7i2.1975
  • Haselbacher, M./Hattmannsdorfer, H. (2018): Desintegration in der Grundversorgung. Theoretische und empirische Befunde zur Unterbringung von Asylsuchenden im ländlichen Raum. In: Juridikum. Zeitschrift für Kritik – Recht – Gesellschaft, No, 3 pp. 373-387.
  • Haselbacher, M./ Rosenberger, S. (2018): Protest against the Reception of Asylum Seekers in Austria. In: Rosenberger, S.; Stern, V.; Merhaut, N. (eds.): Protest Movements in Asylum and Deportation Policies, IMISCOE Research Series, New York: Springer, pp. 247-269.
  • Haselbacher, M. (2017): Review of Vráblìková, Kateřina (2016): What Kind of Democracy? New York, London: Routledge. In: ÖZP 46 (1)
  • Rosenberger, S./Haselbacher, M. (2016): Populistischer Protest. Mobilisierung gegen Asylunterkünfte in oberösterreichischen Gemeinden. In: SWS Rundschau.



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