DANUrB Partner Meeting and Study Tour in Romania and Bulgaria

On October 14-18 the DANUrB partnership held its regular partners’ meeting, this time uniquely combined with a study tour in Romania and Bulgaria. These four days provided an excellent opportunity for the participants to visit heritage sites of the two countries’ Danube regions, to meet local stakeholders and to learn existing successful practices in the areas of tourism and heritage management.

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Brunch der Zukunftskarawane

Wann? 24.10.2018, 10:00-14:00 Uhr

Wo? Palais Ferstel, Freyung 1, 1010 Wien


Neues auftischen,

Nüsse knacken,

Nachhaltigkeit erlebbar machen. Sei dabei!



Anmeldung bis 19. Oktober unter katharina.tiran@oikodrom.org.

SAVETHEDATE Zukunftskarwanen Brunch

OIKODROM tritt mit Expert*innen und politischen Entscheidungsträger*innen auf lokaler, regionaler sowie nationaler Ebene in Kontakt und lädt Sie ein, am Zukunftskarawanen Brunch am 24.10.2018, ab 10 Uhr morgens im Palais Ferstel, Freyung 2, 1010 Wien teilzunehmen.


Wir hoffen auf zahlreiche Teilnahme und wünschen noch einen guten Sommer!




Kunst, Wissenschaft, SDGs: Praktische Zugänge zur Nachhaltigkeit ---- EXTENDED DEADLINE ---

Bewirb Dich jetzt bis 15. September 2018 zur Teilnahme an der Lehrveranstaltung "Kunst, Wissenschaft, #SDGs: Praktische Zugänge zur Nachhaltigkeit"!!! Anmeldung an katharina.tiran@oikodrom.org


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Einladung zum SDG Workshop in Niederösterreich

Potentiale und Hindernisse bei der Umsetzung der Agenda 2030 für Nachhaltige Entwicklung im Römerland Carnuntum

Mo, 18. Juni 2018 um 19:00 Uhr

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Kunst, Wissenschaft, SDGs: Praktische Zugänge zur Nachhaltigkeit

Anmeldung zur Teilnahme an der interdisziplinären Lehrveranstaltung bis spätestens 16. Juni 2018 an katharina.tiran@oikodrom.org




Seasoned Tales - Abstract Presentation





Kurzbericht zur Tagung Agenda 2030

Möglichkeitsräume für die Stadt der Zukunft




Kontaktreise in die Steiermark

Mapping der Potentiale und Hindernisse zur Umsetzung der Agenda 2030 in der Region Oststerisches Kernland

Datum: 23.-24. April 2018



Tagung Agenda 2030: Möglichkeitsräume für die Stadt der Zukunft (SDG 11)



Montag 19.02.2018, 9:00-18:00 Uhr
Festsaal Palais Ferstel
1010 Wien
Freyung2/Herrengasse 14/Strauchgasse 4


„Möglichkeitsräume“ im städtischen Rahmen eröffnen einen neuen nachhaltigen Entwicklungshorizont. Die von allen UN-Mitgliedsstaaten beschlossene Agenda 2030 formuliert 17 Sustainable Developement Goals (SDGs), die nachhaltige Entwicklung als globales Ziel festlegen. SDG 11 (Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden) ist von besonderer Bedeutung, denn ca. 70% der Weltbevölkerung lebt mittlerweile in Städten. Die Stadterspaziergänge am Vormittag führen durch Wiener Stadteile. Am Nachmittag regen Impulsreferate zu spannenden Diskussionen über Möglichkeitsräume zur Umsetzung der SDGs und über entwicklungspolitischen Dimensionen des SDG 11 auf.


Anmeldung bitte an office@oikodrom.org.


Announcement - The NOPOOR Final Conference

Dates: 6 and 7 June 2017
Venue: Fondation Universitaire, Rue d’Egmont / Egmontstraat, n°11. BE1000, Brussels

What could be future pathways for the development cooperation policy of the European Union? And how can scientific research contribute?
After five years of scientific research, NOPOOR researchers from 15 countries will share their insights with the conference participants and discuss the policy impact of new results based on their research. The conference focuses on policy implications with sessions on international trade, aid, and finance; local governance in poor areas; and anti-poverty policies.


To find out more about the conference, you can read the press announcement and consult the program.


To register, send an email to info@nopoor.eu


Announcement – Workshop Štúrovo – Esztergom, Slovakia - Hungary

Dates: June 28-30, 2017


On June 29, 2017, all countries along the Danube celebrate the significance and majesty of this European river by various activities and accompanying events. The twin-cities of Štúrovo and Esztergom are no exception. Join us and celebrate the Danube through culture, the main topic of our EU-funded DANUrB project!


This interesting program also gives you the opportunity to engage in discussions with project partners, meet a wide range of stakeholders from 7 participating countries or to interview the authors of the interventions about what led them to design such solutions in these urban areas.


Do not miss this unique opportunity and kickstart your summer with fun and celebrations on the Danube River.


For more details about the workshop, please read the press release and the program. You can register by clicking here.


To find out more about the project in itself, you can consult the interreg homepage here.


Oikodrom Call for Proposals - 10 days left to participate!

10 days left to participate to OIKODROM´s call for proposals for participatory art interventions alongside the Danube.


For more details, visit Interreg DANUrB homepage or read the full call for proposals.


Call for Proposals - Participatory Art Interventions alongside the Danube

OIKODROM within the DANUrB – Danube Urban Brand co-funded by INTERREG has launched a call for participatory art interventions in at least 3 Danube towns. Proposals must adress the interdependency and uniqueness of of the built and/ or natural environment provided by the Danube in the region and emphasize the importance of local knowledge and the
experimentation with non-verbal forms of communication and learning.


The submission deadline is on April, 30th 2017.


For more details, read the full document here!


We are starting a new EU project: DANUrb - Danube Urban Brand

January 2017
Oikodrom is partner in the DANUrB project that builds up a regional network in the Danube through tourism and education to strengthen the Danube cultural identity and solidarity. We are now planning for the kick-off meeting in February in Budapest.
Find out more on: http://www.interreg-danube.eu/approved-projects/danurb


Article in „The Turn - Art Practices in Post-Spring Societies“

May 2016
We published the essay “Sustainability-oriented arts in the MENA region: Demand and impact of the arts in a post-revolutionary context” in the publication „The Turn“. Authors: Michael Anranter, Megan Barry and Heidi Dumreicher. 


Mediterranean Future

Heidi Dumreicher just came back from Constantine, Algeria. Together with Richard S. Levine she presented scenarios for a future role of the Hammam, the public bath house, for gender equality and for the decent life in Arab cities. The basis for the conference was built by the HAMMAMED project: http://www.oikodrom.org/euhammamed.


Dr. Georg Grünberg wins Austrian Award for Development Research

Dr. Georg Grünberg, member of the OIKODROM Steering Committee, won the main prize at the Austrian Award for Development Research (Österreichischer Preis für Entwicklungsforschung), specially mentionning his cooperation with local institutions and NGOs in Latin America. More information: http://www.kef-research.at/.



Statement on Refugee Situation

Refugees Crises and EU Reaction - statement on the refugee situation from our nopoor partner


nopoor project in Vietnam

4th annual general meeting of research project nopoor in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Find information on the policy workshop here



Oikodrom at the European Development Days EDDs

Wednesday June 3, 2015

14:30 - 15:45

nopoor at EDDs

nopoor at a Glance


find nopoor also on:

Twitter: @project_nopoor

Facebook: nopoor


New Publication

A new article has been published by Heidi Dumreicher, Bettina Kolb, Richard S. Levine and Michael Anranter.


"Exploring Spaces of Possibilities for Arts, Culture, Public Space, and Civil Society: A Project in the Eastern Partnership Region"


Published at "The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts". 


Find out more here


SPACES Book Publication

Our Ukrainian SPACES partner CSM published the book “Art in the city: connections and gaps”.


It examines interactions among artists and their physical surroundings, i.e. the city, and artists and urban populations in Kiev, picturing a utopian cultural institution in Kiev’s’ city centre and a participatory project in one of Kiev’s main sleeping districts.


You can download it here for free.  

SPACES Conference Vienna

October 30 and 31st, 2014
Join our final SPACES Conference in Vienna!
Under the main title “The artist as activist in public space: Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine”, speakers from 12 countries share their experiences and reflections with the Vienna audience.
Detailed Programme

Detailed Programme (in German language)
Background to the Conference

Concept Paper (in German language)
Press text (in German language)

Speakers of the Conference 

Speakers (in German language)

Best of Oikodrom

Oikodrom put together a paper of all publications released in the last 20 years. The publication consists of articles, films and project descriptions. 


Best of Oikodrom


Mulierem Fortem

Join our Mulierem fortem discussion on January 27th, 2014, at the University Vienna. See the programme and read about the project. More


Publication: "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung"

We proudly announce that the reports of our interns Laura Liebel and Florian Kabinger were printed in the OeAD publication "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung". For orders please visit: StudienVerlag.

More information see Young Science at Oikodrom and Nopoor project.


Mulierem Fortem

Join our Round table on January 15th, 5pm, Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien, and our Discussion on January 27th, 7pm, Universität Wien, to talk about science, art and gender during the Vienna University´s 650 jubilee in 2015. Read more


Nopoor in the Austrian magazine SUEDWIND

Read the article "Armut im Fokus" (Ivanceanu/ Tagesen) about challenges and potentialities of communication between science and politics.



Our online TV presents art works, performances, public lectures and artistic videos from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Watch SPACESTV


Come to Berlin and see: Every 7th person

The Konfuzius-Institut in Berlin invites to a documentary series on China. "Jeder siebte Mensch" / "Every 7th person" (see the trailer) by Ina Ivanceanu will be screened on Thursday, November 28th 2013 at 6pm. More


nopoor in the Austrian newspaper "Der Standard"

About nopoor - A common way to a new under- standing of poverty and strategies for dissemination of scientific results. Read the article


nopoor in the Austrian newspaper "Wiener Zeitung"

Heidi Dumreicher was invited to write a guest commentary: "Proteste in Brazilien - eine Fortsetzung des Kampfs gegen Armut"


Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung - The future we want

Oikodrom was again happy to welcome eight students in the age of 16-18 to one month of science, theory, research, practice and discussion. Read more


Hot off the press:

Read the SPACES Article "Der Traum vom Raum" by Ina Ivanceanu, published in the SUEDWIND Magazine Nr. 7-8 July 2013


nopoor Conference Flash, Rio de Janeiro, June 2013

Protests in Brazil: Successes and failures in national efforts to fight poverty in Brazil



nopoor project annual meeting

10-12 June 2013

in Rio de Janeiro



SPACES: „Architecture of Common“

SPACES Caravan Ukraine; Kyiv
May 23 - May 28, 2013

Public events, discussions, workshops at Yunist factory



OUT NOW: Hammam Rehablitiation Reader


Dumreicher: Article on SPACES

Heidi Dumreicher (2013): SPACES. Räume in Zeiten des Wandels: In: Umweltdachverband/FORUM Umweltbildung (Hg.): Jahrbuch Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung 2013. FORUM Umweltbildung, Wien. More


Wiener Charta Gespräch Migrapass

Oikodrom organised a Wiener Charta Gespräch (Wiener Charta Talk) about the future potential of the EU-Project Migrapass. The results are available online.


SPACES: Public Talks in Yerevan

The participatory art and culture program Public Talks took place in Yerevan, Armenia, from Oct. 8- Oct.12, 2012, with debates on arts in society, revival of public spaces in the city, architecture workshops and guided tours, all focussing on Modernism and/after the Soviets.


Rio +20 - Jugendliche ziehen Bilanz

The project Rio+20 was carried out successfully

To the project


Digital Gallery of Sustainability Research

Dr. Heidi Dumreicher in the Community of "Open Science 4Sustainability"

To the Interview

SPACES: Public Talks in Yerevan

The participatory art and culture program Public Talks took place in Yerevan, Armenia, from Oct. 8- Oct.12, 2012, with debates on arts in society, revival of public spaces in the city, architecture workshops and guided tours, all focussing on Modernism and/after the Soviets.