Committee Membership and Reviews

Sabine Knierbein

Work on scientific committees and advisory boards
Review and Evaluation Activities

Work on scientific committees and advisory boards

2019 Invited Expert Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany)
External Committee Member and Project Evaluation
07-08|2019 Leading a Working Group in Urban Studies, Summer Academy of the Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes in Wien, (Austria)
Jointly organised with A. Madanipour
2018 Scientific Project Proposals Review for the Internationale Bodensee Hochschule (Germany)
Invited Scientific Referee
2017 |2018 AESOP Annual Conference 2018 Gothenburg (Sweden)
Invited Chair for the Track 1 ‘Places’ (90 papers)
since 2017 AESOP Best Congress Paper Prize Committee
05|2017 (invited) Invited Expert Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany)
External committee member and project evaluation (declined)
04|2017 Invited Track Chair, AESOP YA Meeting (Germany)
11th AESOP Young Academics Conference 2017: Planning and Entrepreneurship. Chair Track 3 “Urban Design: Public Space as the Facilitator for Urban Innovation”, TU Munich, Germany.
03|2017 Head of Scientific Advisory Board (Austria)
International Conference “Unsettled. Urban routines, temporalities and contestations”. TU Wien, Austria.
since 12|2016 Invited Expert Project “Hacking Urban Furniture” (Germany).
External committee member between 2016 and 2018. ZK/U Berlin.
since 11|2016 External Member of Search Committee (Belgium)
Assistant Professorship (Tenure Track) for Spatial Planning, Vrije Universität Brussels.
since 10|2016 Member of Search Committee (Austria)
Professorship for Spatial Sociology, TU Wien, Vienna.
06|2016 Invited Expert Transatlantic Policy Lab (Greece)
Bertelsmann Foundation, Washington Branch in cooperation with Open Society Foundations, 100 Resilient Cities initiative (pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation) and the German Marshall Fund’s (GMF) Urban and Regional Policy Program and the City of Boston (USA) and the City of Athens (Greece).
09|2015 Member of Scientific Advisory Board (Portugal)
“Becoming Local Oporto. Generative places, smart approaches, happy people” 8th Citta Conference and AESOP Thematic Group Meeting. Faculty of Engineering, Porto University. Oporto, Portugal.
01|2015 Member of Committee of Experts on Open Innovation Strategies for Austria as a Place of Business (Austria)
Julius Raab Foundation, Federal Ministry for Science, Research, and Economics. Vienna, Austria.  
2014/15 Member of scientific advisory board (Austria)
“Innovative Vienna 2020. Development of a new strategy for the orientation of the research, technology, and innovation policy of the City of Vienna. Expert Panel “Innovation for the City”, Economics Business Area, City of Vienna. Vienna, Austria.
since 2014 Member of scientific advisory board (France)
“Becoming Local Paris. Transforming spaces, redefining localities International Conference.” October 2014. Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris la Villette. Paris, France.
2013/14 Direction, Scientific Organizing Committee (Austria)
WWTF Summer School “Designing places of emancipation?”. August/September 2014, Vienna University of Technology. Vienna, Austria.
2013 Member of scientific advisory board (Turkey)
“Becoming Local Istanbul. Public space as an imaginary of alternative urban futures”. International Conference, Ozyegin University. Istanbul, Turkey.
2012 Member of scientific advisory board (Portugal)
“Ambivalent Landscapes. Sorting out the present by designing the future” International Conference. Faculty of Architecture, Lisbon University of Technology. Lisbon, Portugal.
2012 Member of scientific advisory board and Panel Discussant (Belgium)
“Human Cities” Conference, Panel “Reclaiming Public Space”. Brussels, Belgium.
2012 Scientific advisory board (Austria)
European Urban Research Association (EURA) Annual Conference 2012 “Urban Europe – Challenges to meet the urban future“, Panel “Innovation Hubs and Living Labs“. Vienna, Austria.
2011 External Evaluator (Austria)
Austrian Fund for Scientific Research. Project-related interim evaluation “Public Space 2.0”, Theory of Architecture, Vienna UT. Vienna. Austria.
2010 Scientific Organizing Committee (Austria)
Direction, European November Conference “Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe”, November 10th/11th, 2010. Vienna, Austria.
since 2010 External Member
Habilitations Commission “Community Sport Development”,  University of Vienna. Vienna. Austria.
2010 – 2012 Substitute Member
Study Commission for Spatial Planning, Revision of Bachelor und Master curricula. Vienna. Austria.
since 12|2008 Committee Coordination
UT Committee  “Selection for Visiting Professorship for Urban Culture and Public Space,“  Coordination, with Deans Semsroth (through 2012)/ Scheuvens (from 2012). Vienna, Austria.
since 12|2008 Full Member
Gathering of Division Leaders, Department of Spatial Planning, Vienna UT. Vienna, Austria.
10|2008 Conference Discussant
DAAD-Tagung „Die Lateinamerikanische Stadt im Wandel“. Kooperationsveranstaltung der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar und der TU Berlin, Deutschland.

Review and Evaluation Activities

Tenure Track Promotions
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Doctoral Thesis  
 2019 Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
 2017 Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
2020 European Commission,
Europen Research Council (ERC)
 2019 Robert Bosch Stiftung Stuttgart (RBS)
 2018 Internationale Bodensee Hochschule (IBH)
 2017 German Research Foundation (DFG)
2014| 2016 Routledge (invited) Book review to assess acceptance of publication by publisher
2019 Methodological Innovation blind peer review.
2018 Town Planning Review blind peer review.
2017 The Public Sector blind peer review.
2016 Environment and Planning A blind peer review.
2015 Spaces and Culture blind peer review.
2015 Sociology (The British Sociological Association) blind peer review.
2014 Urban Studies blind peer review.
2013 International Planning Studies blind peer review.
2012 Journal of Landscape Architecture blind peer review.
since 2009 Evaluation Activity, Fellow Selection, Studienkolleg zu Berlin Vienna. Austria.
2009 Evaluation Activity, Fellow Selection, German National Academic Foundation Magdeburg, Germany.