The 5th Young Scholars Forum (YSF) on Central- and South East Europe

Dezember 1, 2016 - Dezember 3, 2016
Ganztägig MESZ/MEZ

„Challenges and Opportunities of Migration in and from South East Europe“

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 September 30, 2016  and 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


phone: (+43 1) 3197258-32

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, 09:15 Uhr
  • Ende: Samstag, 03. Dezember 2016, 20:30 Uhr
  • Ort: Fachhochschule bfi Wien
  • Adresse: Wohlmutstraße 22, 1020 Wien
  • Auskunft: Mag. Sebastian Schäffer, MA
  • Auskunft E-Mail:
  • Auskunft Telefonnummer: (+43 1) 3197258 32