Professor Ruth Wodak

Emeritus Professor

Profile

Ruth is Emeritus Distinguished Professor at Lancaster University. She is also affiliated to the University of Vienna where she was recently PI of a 3-year research project (2015-2018) on the "Discursive Construction of National Identity - Austria 2015" (see https://medienportal.univie.ac.at/en/uniview/forschung/detailansicht/artikel/wie-oesterreicherinnen-gemacht-werden/; http://pf.fwf.ac.at/de/wissenschaft-konkret/project-finder/33284). The book based on this project Identitäten im Wandel (with R. de Cillia, Markus Rheindorf, and Sabine Lehner) was published 2020, with Springer (Berlin). She is continuing to supervise one PhD student at University Vienna.

2016, Ruth spent three months as Distinguished Schuman Fellow at the EUI, Florence. 2017 she held the Willi Brandt Chair (Visiting Professorship) at Malmö University, Sweden (

https://www.mah.se/english/research/Centers/Malmo-Institute-for-Studies-of-Migration-Diversity-and-Welfare/About-MIM/Guest-Professorship-in-Memory-of-Willy-Brandt/).

In the fall 2018, she was awarded the Lebenswerk Preis (Prize for Life Achievements) from the Austrian Ministry of Women's Affairs. March 12, 2020, she became Honorary Member of the Senate of the University Vienna. In JUly 2020, she was awarded her second honorary doctorate from Warwick University. The ceremony had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Currently, in 2020, she is senior visiting fellow at the Institut für die Wissenschaft des Menschen (IWM) (http://www.iwm.at/) in Vienna where she is working with Dr Markus Rheindorf on a new project about 'repolitizisation from below'. The second revised and extended edition of her monograph The Politics of Fear: The shameless normalization of far-right populist discourses (Sage) will be published in October 2020, the German translation will be published September 29, 2020.

Präsentation mit anschließendem Fest von: Public Spaces in Transition 2013 - Die Projekte
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ANNUAL FACULTY LECTURE
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Herausforderungen an eine kritische theoretische wie Praxis relevante Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft
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Keynote speaker: 15 years ZARA - Civil Courage and Anti-Racism Work
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CADAAD 2014
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#Ethnography
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http://www.correctly-political.de/
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European Identities and the Discursive Construction of The Stranger
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Public Lecture; Boston University
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Interpretative Policy Analysis Conference
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Discourse Practices
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  • Centre for Gender and Women's Studies
  • CPERC - Cultural Political Economy Research Centre
  • Migrancy Research Group