Current third-party funded projects

History of Theatre Studies - Swiss/Austrian Networks and Contexts (HoTS)

Project lead: Birgit Peter (Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies (tfm), University of Vienna),
Beate Hochholdinger-Reiterer (Institute of Theatre Studies (ITW), University of Bern (Lead Agency))

Project team: Klaus Illmayer (Postdoc/ tfm, University of Vienna), Sara Tiefenbacher (Postdoc/ tfm, University of Vienna), Claudius Baisch (Praedoc/ ITW, University of Bern), Carolina Heberling (Postdoc/ ITW, University of Bern), Sofia Martynova (Student assistant/ ITW, University Bern), Theresa Schwarzkopf (Praedoc/ ITW, University of Bern), Isabel Sulger Büel (Student assistant/ ITW, University Bern)

Term: 01.10.2023-30.09.2027 (University of Vienna)

Cooperation partners: Martina Cuba (Theatre, Film and Media Studies Library, University of Vienna), Tobias Hodel (Digital Humanities - Walter Benjamin Kolleg, University of Bern), Christian Lüthi (University Library, University of Bern), Stefanie Mahrer (Institute of History, University of Bern), Beate Schlichenmaier (SAPA - Swiss Archive of the Performing Arts), Kristina Schulz (Institut d'Histoire Université de Neuchâtel), Franziska Voß (Specialised Information Service (SIS) Performing Arts, Frankfurt am Main University Library)

Funding body: funded by Austrian Science Fund (FWF, P I 6417-G) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (212859)

Research Project ACONTRA

Project team: Birgit Haberpeuntner (tfm, University of Vienna), Elias Berner (IMI, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna), Stefan Benedik (House of Austrian History); Julia Jaklin (IMI, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna)

Term: 01.10.2022–30.09.2024
Funding body: ÖAW – Austrian Academy of Sciences (Call: GO DIGITAL! 3.0) 

Cooperation with: University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, House of Austrian History; ORF, DokuFunk Archive, Österreichische Mediathek



Melancholy of Resistance. Performance Art in the State Socialist Countries of Europe

Project leader: Mag. Dr. Adam Czirak, BA
Co-Project leader: Sima Ehrentraut, B.A. M.A.
Mounira Zennia, MA

Term: 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2026
Funding body: FWF



ASMR as a New Intimacy Practice / ASMR als neue Intimitätspraxis

Project leader: Dr. Joanna Łapińska
Co-Project leader: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Lisa Gotto
Term: 01.10.2021 - 31.03.2024
Funding body: FWF (Lise Meitner)

Historiography – Ideology – Collection. Research-based Digitizing of Historical Theater Material from the "Zentralinstitut für Theaterwissenschaft" in Vienna 1943–45

Project leader: PD, Mag. Dr. Birgit Peter
Project team: Louise Hartmann, BA, Mag. Dr. Klaus Illmayer, Janina Piech, BA MA, Mag. Sara Tiefenbacher
Cooperation partners: Mag. Dr. Martina Cuba, MSc (tfm library), Mag. Claudia Feigl, MAS (Sammlungsbeauftragte der Universität Wien, DLE Bibliotheks- und Archivwesen )
Term: 02.11.2017–01.05.2022
Funding body: FWF


Project leader: Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Brigitte Marschall
Term: ongoing
Funding body: Stadt Wien, MA7