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Graduate Conference 2024

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Schillerplatz 3
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1010 Vienna
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Conference room

We are pleased to invite you to this year's Graduate Conference of the Center for Doctoral Studies.

The Graduate Conference aims at a stronger visibility and integration of doctoral candidates at the Academy of Fine Arts and seeks to increase exchange and networking possibilities among the doctoral candidates as well as researchers and artists of the Academy.

On April 30 four doctoral candidates in their final phase will present their dissertation projects or results of it, which will be discussed afterwards.


9:30 am | Welcome
Ingeborg Erhart, Vice-Rector for Art and Teaching of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

9:45 am | Elisa Linn Roguszczak Self-Organization from Below to Strike the Border: The “Berlin Wall as a Condom” against the “Other” during the AIDS Pandemic and amidst the Cold War Confrontation
Moderation: Jovita Pristovšek
Discussant: Ruby Jana Sircar

10:35 am | Alexandra Tatar The Teleported Subject in Post-Socialist Romania Rethinking the Possibility of Eastern European Subjects at the Intersection of (Global) Media and Regional History: The Example of Handmade Satellite Dishes
Moderation: Jovita Pristovšek
Discussant: Axel Stockburger

11:25 am | Short break

11:40 am | Lina Ramadan Rethinking Methodologies: The Case of Modern Arab Art
Moderation: Lenka Stepankova
Discussant: Huda Takriti

12:30 pm | Cathérine Lehnerer Life in pictures - autobiographical comics as a means of dialogical learning
Moderation: Diana Bulzan
Discussant: Jovita Pristovšek

1:20 pm | Final words

1:30 pm | Light lunch & networking

The detailed program is accessible here.

The conference will be held in English.

Barrier-free access:

The main building of the Academy at Schillerplatz has two main entrances that cater to different physical disability needs.

Schillerplatz Entrance:

  • For persons with visual impairments: a tactile guidance system leads from the sidewalk down the right side of the historic staircase to the porter's lodge (on the ground floor)
  • For persons with walking disabilities: the historic staircase is equipped with additional handrails.
  • For persons with limited mobility: a signpost leads from the Schillerplatz entrance to the barrier-free Makartgasse entrance.

Makartgasse Entrance:

For persons with mobility impairments: Through the automatic gate, please use the ramp in the passage on the left side. There you reach the large automatic entrance door, which can be opened with a button to the right of the door.
From there (basement) you can reach the elevator for access to the other floors. The Sitzungssaal is located on the ground floor. To get to the meeting room, please turn left twice. The Sitzungsaal is on the right side.
Opening hours entrance Makartgasse: from 8 to 20 h.

Please feel free to contact us if necessary so that we can best meet your individual needs.
Contact: Sabine Priglinger
Phone: + 43 (1) 58816 - 1115

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our Graduate Conference!