Welcome to the media section of the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM)!  

You can find a concise overview of our institute’s history, scope, and activities in the general information for media (2022)

Are you working as a journalist? Join our mailing list for updates by sending us an e-mail to idm@idm.at and we’ll keep you informed on relevant media events. 

Areas of Expertise: 

Sebastian Schäffer:  European Integration, reform of European Governance, Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy (especially Moldova, Ukraine and Western Balkans), Future Scenarios, European Union Strategy for the Danube Region

Daniela Apaydin: Processes of Democratization, Transformation and Europeanization Protests and Social Movements/Environmentalism, Water power, Academic freedom and Media plurality

Kinga Brudzińska: EU institutional architecture, EU foreign policy, civic engagement, and issues of international democracy.

Jack Gill: Foreign policy and security in Central and Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union, Eastern Partnership, regional/subnational governance & autonomy, minority issues

Robin Gosejohann: Philanthropy industry, Third Sector and forms of Civil Society organization in CEE, skilled in International Relations, strategic planning and Public-Private-Partnerships, Non-Profit Management & Governance

Emma Hontebeyrie: Journalistic writing and audio journalism. Podcast production and editing (audio software), cross-disciplinarity, gender and intersectionality.

Melanie Jaindl: Migration (in particular Balkan Route), Feminism, Gender and Intersectionality, Social (In-)justice, Media

Daniel Martínek: Domestic and foreign politics of Visegrad countries; International, regional and cross-border cooperation formats; EU macro-regional strategies; transnational activities; democratic participation; civil society organisations

Malwina Talik: Polish politics, democratization and democratic backsliding, post-communist transformation, women’s studies, politics of memory in Poland, V4-China relations, global studies and global history 


Are you looking for an expert on a specific country of Central East and Southeast Europe? Please visit our team page for further details on our country-specific expertise. 


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