Scientific Advisory Board

María Teresa Herrera Vivar

María Teresa Herrera Vivar, social scientist, currently education officer at the Development Policy Network Hessen. Before that she was active in research and teaching at the University of Innsbruck and at the Goethe University Frankfurt and worked on gender and migration, intersectionality, diversity and anti-discrimination as well as on decolonial/postcolonial feminist perspectives; for many years involved in various racism-critical initiatives.

Sandra Altenberger

Sandra Altenberger, social pedagogue in the youth sector, fellow of the doctoral program “Gender and gender relations in transformation: spaces – relations – representations”. Research interests: postcolonial theory, critique of racism, critical gender research, intersectionality.

Florian Ohnmacht

Florian Ohnmacht is university assistant at the Research- and Teaching Department “Migration and Education” at the Institute of Educational Science of the University of Innsbruck. Previously, he studied political science and sociology and worked as an university assistant at the Institute of History and European Ethnology of the University of Innsbruck.

Marta César

Studied social work in Jaén (Spain) and Chile, then worked in the field of participation. Master of social communication and intercultural mediation. Working for the NGO “CIC BATA” on the subject of ‘audiovisual media as a tool for social change’. Active in the communication, organization and facilitation of workshops, seminars and boot camps. Studied linguistics at the University of Innsbruck and worked in film production.

Verena Teissl

Doctors degree in comparative studies from the University of Innsbruck, is professor of cultural management and cultural studies at FH Kufstein Tirol. Co-established the International Film Festival Innsbruck (IFFI) between 1992 and 2002, was project manager in the programme department of Viennale (2002-2009). Recent publications: Kulturveranstaltung Festival (2013) and Kulturtourismus in Tirol. Chancen und Widerstände in einer Alpenregion (2017, co-authored with Klaus Seltenheim), both transcript Verlag Bielefeld.