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Call for applications: 5th Young Scholars Forum (YSF) on Central- and South East Europe

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), is organizing a symposium that will take place in December 01-03, 2016 in Vienna. The Call for papers and applications is now open. 

  • Posted on: 07.03.2016

Aims of the project:

-          Promoting and encouraging young scholars to engage with Central and South East Europe;

-          Presentation of research by young scholars to a wider public;

-          Exchange among young and more advanced researchers on topics, methods, sources and results;

-          Networking;

-          Furthering mobility within the region;

-          Publication of contributions and results;

Target group:

Max. 30 Young scholars working on Central and South East Europe in the fields of cultural studies, history, anthropology, media studies, political sciences, geography and sociology.  

Date and venue:

The symposium will take place December 01-03, 2016 in Vienna. 


-          Presentation of research papers/projects by high level experts and young scholars;

-          (Plenary) discussions;

-          Social and cultural programme;


Applications for participation may be submitted via e-mail by May 30, 2016and have to include a full academic CV and an abstract (max. 1 page) of the research paper that shall be presented and discussed at the symposium.

Language: English

Participation fee: € 100,-

Costs for travel expenses (up to €200), board & accommodation will be reimbursed by the IDM.

Please send applications to:

Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM)

Mag. Sebastian Schäffer, MA

e-mail: s.schaeffer@idm.at
phone: +43-13197258-32

Academic coordinator: Vicerector Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinz Faßmann, Applied Geography, Spatial Research and Spatial Planning at the Department of Geography and Spatial Research at the University of Vienna

  • Beginn: Donnerstag, 01 Dezember 2016
  • Ende: Samstag, 03 Dezember 2016
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S&T field/scope: Social Sciences | Affilation and Pillar: Research and innovation community

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