University of Vienna

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Anke ChartonM.A.
Institute for theatre, film and media studies

Charton is an assistant professor at the institute for theatre, film, and media studies at the University of Vienna. She studied theatre studies and German studies and wrote her doctoral thesis on the history of opera. Charton worked at the University of Music, Detmold, and at the University for Music and Theatre in Hamburg. She has been doing research on Theatre and Music studies. Fields of interest: Gender studies, early modern times and the history of singing.

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Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Stefan Krammer
Institute for German studies

Krammer studied German philology, maths, theatre studies, art history and architecture. He is a university professor for Modern German Literature and its didactics at the institute for German studies at the University of Vienna. Fields of interest: Austrian literature, didactics of literature and media, politics and literature, Gender, drama and theatre theory. Publications among others on Thomas Bernhard, Elfriede Jelinek and Josef Winkler.

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Birgit Lodes
Institute for Musicology

Lodes studied Musicology, wrote her doctoral thesis in 1995 and her professoral thesis in 2002 in Munich. Since 2004, she has been university professor for musicology at the University of Vienna. Since 2008, Lodes has been a member of the Austrian Academy of Science. Fields of interest: music of the Renaissance and from the 18th to the 20th century; text and music; musical life.

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Univ.-Prof. Mag. DDr. Oliver Rathkolb
Institute for Contemporary History

Rathkolb is a doctor of law and philosophy and teaches at the institute for contemporary history at the University of Vienna. He is publisher of the scientific journal zeitgeschichte.  Fields of interest: European history of the 20th century, Austrian and international modern and contemporary history, history of NS-perception, cultural and media history, economical history and the history of law.

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Ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Christoph Reinprecht
Institute for Social Sciences

Professor for social sciences at the University of Vienna, associate professor at Laboratoire Architecture Ville Urbanisme Environnement in Paris. From 2012 to 2014, Reinprecht was head of the research platform Migration and Integration Research at the University of Vienna. Research fields: change of social issues, city and migration, social vulnerability and resistance.

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jean Beers
Degree Programme Keyboard Instruments, Musical Direction and Composition

Professor of Artistic Research and Head of Programme for Keyboard Instruments, Conducting and Composition. She studied solo piano in London (RAM), Cologne and Hanover, holds a Masters degree in composition from Luxembourg, as well as a PhD in composition (Creating Ambiguity in Music) from the Russell Group University King's College London. She leads the Ensemble Improvisation Experimentell (MUK), her research is interdisciplinary, her concert programmes are innovative.

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Ass.-Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Brucher
Institute for Science and Research, Vice Rector 

Brucher studied theatre studies, German studies and comparative literature. Scientific employee at the University of Vienna and the Arts University of Graz. Since 2019, she has been vice-rector of the Music and Arts Private University of the City of Vienna and head of the institute of science and research. Research interests are, among others, performance art, Wiener Aktionismus, theory of subject and difference, gender and queer studies.

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Univ.-Prof. Mag. Yuly Khomenko
Degree Programme Singing and Opera

Khomenko studied at the public music-pedagogical Gnessin University in Moscow, laureate of the All Russian Singing Contest, international solo concerts, song recitals, guest performances and participation at festivals. Head of the singing department at the public pedagogical institute and head of the degree programme singing and opera at the MUK, seminars, workshops and master courses.

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Univ.-Prof. MMag. Julia Purgina
Degree Programme String Instruments

Purgina studied the viola, composition, Slovakian studies and German studies. She has become an expert on contemporary composition and music. Since 2016, Purgina has been administrator of the degree programme for string instruments at the MUK. Dedicatee for works of Austrian and international composers. She had composition engagements of renouned orchestras, ensembles and festivals.

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Univ.-Prof. Nikolaus Selimov
Degree Programme Dance

Selimov is the vice dean for performing arts, administrator of the degree programme dance and coordinator of the degree programme of the Master of Arts Education at the Music and Arts Private University of the City of Vienna. From 1983 to 2013, Selimov was the director of the dance theatre Homunculus together with Manfred Aichinger. Since 1985, Selimov has been working in dance pedagogy (among others, teaching assignment for improvisation and choreography at the MUK since 1993).

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