Katharina Klingseis

Personal Information


WU Vienna University of Economics and Business

Department of Foreign Language Business Communication

Institute for Slavic Languages

Welthandelsplatz 1, D2.3.190 (Entrance D)

A-1020 Vienna

Tel.: +43(1)313364115

Mail: katharina.klingseis@wu.ac.at


  • 1978 – 1986: Studied English and Russian at the Institute for Translation Studies at the University of Innsbruck

  • 2002 – 2004: Doctoral program in Russian linguistics at the Institute for Slavic Studies at the University of Vienna. Thesis: Identities in Migrants’ Biographies. A linguistic-cultural analysis of oral autobiographical stories told by Russian migrants in Vienna   


  • July 2006 – January 2009: FWF project "Self-modeling. An empirical study of clothing habits as a mode of (self-) management in a post-Soviet urban context, based on th eexamples of Moscow and Ekaterinburg"   

  • Assistant Professor since August 2009

Scientific interests

  • Main research and thematic interests: post-structural cultural theory and analysis (with a focus on Russia)

Scientific profil

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