Semester Opening 2021/22 of the Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies and Award Ceremony for the Grete Mostny Dissertation Prize

Die Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies and the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies invites fellows and supervisors to the semester opening 2021/22 and the award ceremony of the Grete Mostny Dissertation Prize on September 27, 2021.


kleiner Festsaal/main building


9:30 amWelcome remarks of Vice President Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jean-Robert Tyran, Dean Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schütze and Head of School Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Becker

10:00 am
Panel discussion: The Future of Doctoral Supervision: Challenges and Perspectives with Clemens Ableidinger (University of Vienna), Sebastian Egenhofer (University of Vienna), Glenda Sluga (European University Institute), Ralph Ubl (University of Basel), Tara Zahra (University of Chicago)

12:00 am

1:00 pm
Award ceremony of the Grete Mostny-Dissertation Prize with presentations of the laureates

2:15 pm
Panel discussion: What does it mean to pursue a PhD in historical and cultural studies, and why should we  still do that today? with Susanna Cereda (University of Innsbruck), Ina Friedmann (University of Innsbruck), Anastassiya Schacht (University of Vienna), Bernd Christoph Ströhm (University of Vienna), Hanna Worliczek (University of Vienna)

3:30 pm 




Due to current Covid-19 rules, registration is mandatory and the numbers of available places is strictly restricted. The principle of "first come, first serve" is in effect. Deadline: September 23, 2021. Mandatory proof of tvr (tested, vaccinated, recovered) at admission.