Scientific Leadership Team

The Course is conceptualized and guided by a dynamic team with complementary competences:
Leonie Hodkevitch, author, cultural producer, expert to the Europan Commission and international lecturer in cultural management, and Peter Schweitzer, Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna with over 20 years of academic experience in North America.

Lecturers and Experts*

The interdisciplinary team of guest lecturers includes practitioners and scholars from the cultural field, anthropology, private business, architecture, the United Nations, University of Vienna, University of Westminster, New York University, federal ministries, and TV and radio.

  • Aimee Fullman- University of Westminster, Meaningful Engagement
  • Andreas Stadler - BMEIA, OSCE
  • Andre Gingrich - University of Vienna
  • Cay-Stefan Urbanek - Volkstheater Vienna
  • Christiane Erharter - Erste Foundation
  • Florian Pollack, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna
  • fordewind architecture - Innovation Urban Projects, Refugee Work, Community Art
  • Francois Colbert - HEC Montreal
  • Irene Preißler, MuseumsQuartier Vienna
  • Irene Suchy - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, ORF
  • Leonie Hodkevitch - ClearlyCulture
  • Monika Herzig - Indiana University
  • Morenga Hunt - Winthrop University
  • Peter Schweitzer - University of Vienna
  • Sandra Kocuvan - Styrian Regional Government/Culture, Europe, Foreign Affairs
  • Stefan Börger - Styrian Regional Government/Department Europe and Foreign Affairs
  • Dee Boyle-Clapp, University of Massachusetts
  • Matti Bunzl, Wien Museum
  • Andreas Mailath-Pokorny, Executive City Councillor for Cultural Affairs, Science and Sports
  • Doug Borwick, Arts Engaged

*Subject to change