Research

Sabine Knierbein

Research projects and awarded funding
Funding applications
Scientific Agenda Setting

Research projects and awarded funding

10|2018 – 06|2019 Geographies of Age Project
1st Amendment to the existing KTH + TU Wien Joint Visiting Professorship Program Successful application for a new Scientific PostDoc Project Assistance with an international sponsor (KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden) at the Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning (FAP), TU Wien (TUW). Duration: 2019-2021. Vienna, Austria.
11|2019 International Conference Budget related to the Joint KTH + TU Wien Visiting Professorship Program in Urban Studies (Concept + Application)
Successful application for a International Conference hosted at TU Wien with an international sponsor (KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden) at the FAP-TUW. Date: 11/2019. Vienna, Austria.
10|2018 – 09|2021 Joint KTH + TU Wien Visiting Professorship Program in Urban Studies (Concept + Application)
Successful application for a new Visiting Professorship Scheme with an international sponsor (KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden) at the FAP-TUW. Duration: 2019-2021. Vienna, Austria. Budget KTH: 1.500.000 SEK (approx.  147.000 Euro). Total amount: 147.000 Euro.
11|2017 – 02|2020 Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership for Higher Education “Emerging Perspectives on Urban Morphology: Researching and Learning Through Multiple Practices” (EPUM)
Project Partners: University of Cyprus (Lead), Università “La Sapienza” Rome (Italy), TU Wien (Austria), University of Porto(Portugal) and Space Syntax Ltd. (London).
07|2016 – 03|2018 Erasmus+ Capacity Building Partnership for Higher Education
“Rethink 100. Yıl Neighbourhood in Ankara. An Alternative Approach to Top-down Urban Design Processes: A Participatory Design Simulation Study, Project Partners: Middle Eastern Technical University (METU) Ankara (Lead).
2017 Project-related grant, International Urban Conference “Unsettled” 2017 (Direction)
Special Budget (TU Wien+City of Vienna) Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, TU Vienna, Austria.
03|2015 – 02|2018 Phase III Visiting Professorship for Urban Culture + Public Space (Concept + Application)
Successful application for continuation of the foundation grant for the Visiting Professorship for Urban Culture and Public Space at the Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning, Vienna University of Technology from City of Vienna foundation funds. Duration: 2015-2018. Vienna, Austria.
08|2014 AESOP Network Meeting “Becoming Local Vienna” (Direction)
Internal grant for the network meeting on 08.29.2014, invitation of guest researchers from Istanbul, Naples, Zagreb, and Paris. Funded by the Department of Spatial Planning. Vienna University of Technology. Vienna, Austria.
11|2013 – 02|2015 Research Project WWTF Summer School Designing Places of Emancipation? (Direction)
Third-party funding, Public Spaces in Transition Call 2013, Vienna Science and Technology Fund, Project Cooperation between the Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space (SKuOR) and the Center for Local Planning, Department of Spatial Planning, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, UT Vienna. Vienna, Austria.
01|2014 – 12|2015 WTZ Binational Research Project Croatia-Austria (Direction)
“Everyday public spaces and emerging cultural practices in Vienna and Zagreb. Policy trends and tendencies between local and global transformations” Scientific and Technological Cooperation (“WTZ Wissenschaftlich-Technische Zusammenarbeit“) with the Department of Architectural Design, Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Funded by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Austria (via OEAD) and the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia. Vienna, Austria.
05|2011 – 04|2013 WTZ Binational Research Project Argentina-Austria (Direction) “Challenges for the politics of public space in Buenos Aires and Vienna. Cultural practices and social innovations. Movements, dynamics, and mechanisms“ Project-related personnel exchange between the Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, UT Vienna and the Centro de Estudios Urbanos y Regionales, CONICET-CEUR, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Funded by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Austria and the Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación productiva (MINCYT, Argentina). Vienna, Austria.
03|2012 – 02|2015 Phase II Visiting Professorship for Urban Culture + Public Space (Concept + Application)
Successful application for continuation of the foundation grant for the Visiting Professorship for Urban Culture and Public Space at the Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning, Vienna University of Technology, from City of Vienna foundation funds. Duration: 2012-2014. Vienna, Austria.
2010 Project-related grant, European November Conference 2010 (Direction)
Special Budget (City of Vienna + UT Vienna) Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, UT Vienna. Vienna, Austria.
2009 Project-related grant, European September Academy 2009 (Direction) Special Budget (UT Vienna) Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, UT Vienna. Vienna, Austria.
03|2009 – 02|2012 Phase I Visiting Professorship for Urban Culture + Public Space (Concept)
With the approval of the foundation grants for the pilot project of the Visiting Professorship for Urban Culture and Public Space at the Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning, Vienna University of Technology, funded by the City of Vienna: development of substantive lines and contours. Duration: 2009-2011. Vienna, Austria.
2004 – 2007 DAAD Internship Program (Direction)
Raising funds to support two Brazilian guest student interns. Weimar, Germany.
2004 – 2007 DAAD Project PROBRAL (Collaboration)
Collaboration in the successful initiation of research in PROBRAL, Department of Spatial Planning and Spatial Research, Institute for European Urban Studies, Bauhaus University Weimar. Weimar, Germany.

Funding applications

2017 (recommendation
to resubmit)
Sparkling Science Call 2016 (Lead) Out and about. Active and independent mobility of children.
2016 (recommendation
to resubmit)
PEEK Programme for Arts-based Research, FWF, Austrian Science Fund Ludoteca. Spatializing everyday material cultures of refugee women and children.
2015 (1st round
of evaluation positive)
Leverhulme Trust, Open University, UK (Austrian Principal Investigator) The economic, ecological, political, social, and cultural potential of urban street markets in Rome, London and Vienna. Lead Partner Open University, UK (Prof. Dr. Sophie Watson). London. UK.
2014 (1st round
of evaluation positive)
ESRC Grant Open Call, Open University, UK (Austrian Principal Investigator) North-South cooperation on the economic, ecological, political, social, and cultural potential of urban street markets. Lead Partner Open University, UK (Prof. Dr. Sophie Watson). London. UK.
2014 (recommendation
to resubmit)
Sparkling Science Call 2014 (Lead) Hands on! Gesture based planning in diverse urban societies.
2013 WWTF Public Spaces in Transition Project Call 2013 (Lead) The entanglement of discourses, planning practices and everyday life. Stirring the production of public spaces in Vienna.
2012 HERA Joint Research Programme (HERA JRP) Call for Proposals, Cultural Encounters Places of Encounter: Public space and cultural encounter (PLoEN). Lead Partner:University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK (Prof. Dr. Ali Madanipour). Newcastle. UK.

 

Scientific Agenda Setting Visiting Professorship for Urban Culture and Public Space Sponsor City of Vienna

Funding phase V
Funding offered by KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and by TU Wien (Austria)
2021 Urban Generations. Public Space, Ageing Society and New Health Conditions
2020 Urban Productivity. New Public Space, Youth Integration and Labour Market Access
2019 Urban Citizenship. Postmigrational Perspectives and Civic Innovation
Dr. Nir Cohen (Bar Ilan University, Israel), Dr. Henrik Lebuhn (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin), Prof. Dr. Sabine Knierbein and MSc Angelika Gabauer
Funding phase IV
Urban Culture, Public Space and Housing
Funding offered by TU Wien (Austria)
2018 Urban Culture, Public Space and Housing
 Prof. Dr. Barbra Pizzo (La Sapienza Rome, Italy), Prof. Dr. Sabine Knierbein and DI Dr. cand. Judith Lehner
Funding phase III
Urban Culture, Public Space and the Education of Urban Professionals
(City of Vienna Visiting Professor (temporary)/Associate Professor (permanent)/PhD Candidate Model)
2017 Urban culture, public space and the future – Urban equity and the global agenda Dr. Ed Wall, Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Knierbein, E. Kränzle MSc
2016 Urban culture, public space and the present – Urban solidarity and the European crisis Prof. Dr. S. Frank, Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Knierbein, E. Kränzle MSc, T. Viderman MSc
2015 Urban culture, public space and the past – Urban peace and national welfare Prof. Dr. N. Roskamm, Ass. Prof. Dr. S. Knierbein, E. Kränzle MSc, T. Viderman MSc
Funding phase II
Urban Culture, Public Space and Urban Development (Senior Guest Professor/Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)/PhD Candidate Model)
2014 Urban culture, public space and ways of life – Everyday life and insight Prof. Dr. R. Shields, Prof. E. Krasny, Ass. Prof. Dr. S. Knierbein and DI T. Viderman MSc
2013 Urban culture, public space and knowledge – Education and difference Prof. Dr. J. Hou, Ass. Prof. Dr. S. Knierbein, Dr. A. Steglich and DI T. Viderman MSc
2012 Urban culture, public space and resources – Aesthetics and materiality Prof. Dr. M. Kaika, Dr. S. Knierbein, Dr. A. Steglich and DI Tihomir Viderman MSc 
Funding phase I
Urban Culture, Public Space and Urban Society (Senior/Junior Guest Professor Model and Assistant Professor)
2011 Urban culture, public space and markets – Economy and innovation Prof. Dr. S. Watson, Dipl-Kfm. T. Dobberstein and Dr. S. Knierbein
2010 Urban culture, public space and the state – Politics and planning Prof. Dr. A. Madanipour, DI A. Degros and Dr. S. Knierbein
2009 Urban culture, public space and civil society – Culture  and conflict Prof. em. T. Sieverts, Dr. C. Tornaghi and Dr. S. Knierbein
   
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