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Research interests

Her research interests include the democratic implications of social media, the representation of future generations as well as border politics.


Dr Brändle joined the Department in April 2023. She was previously a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna. Prior to that she held Postdoctoral positions in several international research projects at the University of Copenhagen and the University of Siegen.


In 2020 she was awarded a DFF-International Postdoctoral Grant from the Independent Research Fund Denmark for a project entitled ‘Informing to dissuade: Governments’ digital information campaigns for migrants as bordering practices’. She was also a Visiting Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute and a PhD Visiting Fellow at the Humboldt-University in Berlin.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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