Academic Events

Sabine Knierbein

Concept, fundraising, organization, execution, settlement, documentation

03|2017 Unsettled. Urban Routines, Temporalities and Contestations. International Conference 2017 Direction, Team coordination Three-days International Conference, jointly curated withProf. Dr. Sybille Frank (TU Darmstadt, Germany), Elina Kränzle MSc, Prof. Dr. Nikolai Roskamm (FH Erfurt, Germany), Tihomir Viderman MSc und Academic Leader Ed Wall (University of Greenwhich, UK).  Approx. 160 Participants.
 10|2016 Solidarity and the Making of Lived Heritage: networks, places and practices, Thessaloniki, Griechenland. Coorganisation TU Wien. Five-day academic excursion to Thessaloniki, conceived as exchange between students and faculty of  TU Wien and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). Approx. 50 participants.
04|2015 Public life. Towards a politics of care. Bodies. Place. Matter. Direction, Team coordination Two-day international PhD Symposium, curated with Prof. Elke Krasny (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna) and Prof. Dr. Rob Shields (University of Alberta, Canada).  ca. 80 participants.
02|2015 Affective Urbanism (Urbanismo Afectivo). Politics of care and spaces of public concern. Public Seminar, Madrid, Spain Co-organization Vienna UT Five-day academic excursion to Madrid, designed as a public seminar in Madrid. With Prof. Elke Krasny (Academy of Fine Arts) und Mauro Gil Fournier (Estudio SIC Madrid)  ca. 20 participants.
10|2014 Becoming Local Paris. Transforming spaces, redefining localities. International Conference  Scientific Advisory Board and co-organization as AESOP Thematic Group Partner Lead organizer with Maria Anita Palumbo and Federica Gatta, Architectural Anthropology Laboratory, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris la Villette, France. Becoming Local European Academic Event Series 2013-2015, AESOP TG Public Spaces and Urban Cultures ca. 60 participants.
08 – 09|2014 Directorship of WWTF Summer School: Designing Places of Emancipation? Team coordination of the scientific collective Seven-day Summer School within the framework of the WWTF research project of the same name in cooperation with the Department of Local Spatial Planning, Vienna UT, the Future Lab Platform of the Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning, as well as the Department of Spatial Planning. ca. 80 participants.
29|08|2014 Becoming Local Vienna Direction One-day network meeting Becoming Local Event Series 2013-2015, AESOP Thematic Group for Public Spaces and Urban Cultures. Vienna UT. Vienna. ca. 40 participants.
06|2014 Beyond Lefebvre. A transdisciplinary challenge Direction, Team coordination Evening dialogue designed and directed with Prof. Rob Shields (University of Alberta, Canada) and Prof. Elke Krasny (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria), as well as local NGOs. Vienna, Austria. ca. 30 participants.
01|2014 My Place, Their Place, Our Place – Education and difference in urban research. International January Symposium 2014. Direction, Team coordination Three-day scientific symposium, curated with Prof. Jeff Hou (University of Washington, Seattle, USA). ca. 80 participants.
02|2012 Urban Cultures – Stadtkultur. International February Workshop 2012. Direction, Team coordination Three-day intercultural research workshop, curated with Prof. Dr. Sophie Watson (Open University, UK). ca. 50 participants.
11|2011 Policy challenges in public space in Buenos Aires und Vienna (Original in German: Herausforderungen für die Politik des öffentlichen Raumes) Direction Two-day Austrian-Argentinian symposium within the framework of the WTZ research project of the same name at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space,  Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning, Vienna UT, and the Center for Urban and Regional Studies, CONICET-CEUR. Buenos Aires as well as Universidad de La Plata, Chair for Public Space and Society. Argentina. ca. 15 participants.
11|2010 Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe: Politics and Culture. International November Conference 2010. Direction, Team coordination Two-day international conference, curated with Prof. Dr. Ali Madanipour (University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England) und DI Aglaée Degros (Artgineering Rotterdam, Netherlands). In cooperation with the City of Vienna. ca. 160 participants.
06|2010 The ambivalence of urban development in the attention economy. Annual Meeting of the Council for European Urbanism, Germany (Original in German: Ambivalenzen von Stadtentwicklung im Aufmerksamkeitswettbewerb. Jahrestagung des Council for European Urbanism Deutschland) Coordination of university cooperation: Vienna UT, University of Kassel, Bauhaus University Weimar, and Berlin UT One-day expert symposium on the occasion of the publication of my dissertation “The production of central public spaces in the attention economy. Aesthetic, economic, and media restructuring: the example of Berlin since 1980“ in cooperation with Prof. Uwe Altrock, Prof. Harald Bodenschatz and Prof. Max Welch Guerra;  content conceptualized with Prof. Altrock. Landesvertretung des Freistaates Thüringen beim Bund. Berlin. ca. 120 participants.
09|2009 Intraurban cultural exchange and the urban periphery: Breathing the city through the lungs of your fellow citizen’s neighborhood. European September Academy 2009. Direction, Team coordination Seven-day European Summer School, designed and directed with Prof. em. Thomas Sieverts (Darmstadt UT) und Dr. phil. Chiara Tornaghi (University of Leeds, UK), Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning. Vienna UT. ca. 40 participants.
10|2007 German-Belgian Doctoral Colloquium. Organization (with Dr. Barbara van Dyck) Academic cooperation event for the SP2SP project (University of Antwerp, Catholic University of Leuven, University of Ghent) and the Bauhaus University Weimar. Landesvertretung des Freistaats Thüringen, Berlin, Germany. ca. 30 participants.
08|2007 – 01|2008 Transdisciplinary workshop – calls for public space – German-Brazilian perspectives (Original in German: Transdisziplinäre Werkstattgespräche zum Öffentlichen Raum – Deutsch-brasilianische Perspektiven). Coordination of university cooperation: Martin Luther University Halle, Berlin University of Technology, at the Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany A cycle of communal activities with students from Halle, Berlin, and Weimar, designed with Dr. Kathrin Wieck and Dr. Anja Steglich. ca. 90 participants.