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, University of Vienna, New York University, federal ministries, and TV and radio.

  • Aimee Fullman- George Mason University
  • Andre Gingrich - University of Vienna
  • Andreas Mailath-Pokorny - Executive City Councillor for Cultural Affairs, Science and Sports
  • Andreas Stadler - BMEIA, OSCE
  • Cay-Stefan Urbanek - Volkstheater Vienna
  • Christiane Erharter - Erste Foundation
  • Dee Boyle-Clapp - University of Massachusetts
  • Doug Borwick, Arts Engaged
  • 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
  • Matti Bunzl - Wien Museum
  • Monika Herzig - Indiana University
  • Peter Schweitzer - University of Vienna
  • Sandra Kocuvan - Styrian Regional Government/Culture, Europe, Foreign Affairs
  • Sandra Lang - New York University
  • Stefan Börger - Styrian Regional Government/Department Europe and Foreign Affairs

*subject to change