4th Young Scholars Forum on Central Europe and the Balkans in Vienna, Austria

Deadline: 30 May 2014
Open to: scholars up to 35 years old working in Central Europe and the Balkans
Venue: 27-29 November 2014 in Vienna, Austria


The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) addresses current questions regarding the Danube region, Central and Southeast Europe to enhance knowledge about the region and promote good neighborly relations. This institute, in Vienna, is organizing the 4th Young Scholars Forum (YSF) on Central and South East Europe called “Remembrance Culture and Common Histories in the Danube Region.”

Aims of the project:

  • Promoting and encouraging young scholars to engage with Central Europe and the Balkans;
  • 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;

The symposium will take place November 27-29, 2014 in Vienna. The official language will be English.


This symposium will host a maximum of 30 young scholars working in Central and South East Europe in the fields of cultural
studies, history, anthropology, media studies, political sciences, geography and sociology. There is an age limit of 35 years old.


There is a participation fee of €100. Costs for travel expenses (up to € 250), board and accommodation will be reimbursed by the IDM.


The deadline for submissions is May 30, 2014.

Applications for participation may be submitted via e-mail and have to include a full academic CV and an abstract of the research paper that shall be presented and discussed at the symposium. Please send applications to: Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) – Mag. David Zuser (e-mail: d.zuser@idm.at).

For further information, please visit the official website.

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