Dr. Georgia Manafi

Universität Salzburg
Erzabt-Klotz-Str. 1, 5020 Salzburg


Research interests

  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Intercultural Education
  • Precarity research
  • Youth studies
  • Mobility studies

Education – professional career

  • PhD in Social Pedagogy, University of Ioannina – Greece (Thesis title: “Work precarity as alienation: the case of the ghost-writers of academic thesis”)
  • MSc in “Studies on Mobility”, Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly – Greece
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Department of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Greece
  • Private tutor (Subject: Greek language and literature)

Research activity

Member of the research group PREMISA (Projektgruppe Empirische Migrationsforschung Salzburg), Department of Education, University of Salzburg – Austria

Presentations at conferences & publications

  • Manafi G., Manafi A. & Baros W., Precarious subjects as potential agents of social transformation in the light of Critical Pedagogy, Conflict & Communication online, Vol. 21:2, 2022 (in English)
  • Manafi G., Baros W. & Pantazis S., Work precarity. A condition for the manifestation of solidarity or political passivity? Results of a survey of professional thesis writers using the Latent Class Method. 7th „I.A.K.E.“ International Conference: „Social Vulnerability and Development: Challenges in Education, Economy and Culture“, Heraklion 9-11 July 2021 (in Greek)
  • Manafi G. & Baros W., The concept of precarious work and the perception of social injustice. A survey of professional thesis writers using the Latent Class Analysis Method. 32nd International Conference of Humanistic and Social Sciences, 21-22 May 2021, Patras, Greece (in Greek)
  • Baros W. & Manafi G., Approaching Migrant Youth Marginalization through the Capabilities Approach: Methodological Proposals, Social Work & Society on-line Journal, Vol.7, 2009 (in English)
  • Manafi G. & Baros W., Approaching Precarity and Social Exclusion of Cultural Minorities through the Capabilities Approach. Scientific Conference: “Focused actions of Social Solidarity and Welfare”, 5-7 December 2008, Mytilene, Greece (in Greek)
  • Baros W. & Manafi G., The Appliance of the Capabilities Approach in Intercultural Education: New Perspectives on the basis of Equality and Social Justice. In: P. Georgogiannis (Ed.), International Conference 11-13 July: “Intercultural Education: “Immigration and the Greek Language as Second or Foreign Language”, Patras: Typocenter 2008, pp. 320-329 (in Greek)