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Call for Applications: 5th Young Scholars Forum "Challenges and Opportunities of Migration in and from South East Europe"

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) in Vienna is organizing the 5th Young Scholars Forum (YSF) on Central and South East Europe. 


Aims of the project:
- Promoting and encouraging young scholars to engage with Central and South East
- 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 (up to the age of 35) 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, 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
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
phone: +43-1 319 72 58-32

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