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“MEMORIES by Margit and Heinz Fischer.” Book Launch

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Culture / Reading
german language

The splendidly illustrated book “Memories in Pictures and Stories” gives insights into the exciting life of the former “First Couple”. The collection of private and official pictures, shot by different photographers, goes far beyond the 12-year presidency of Heinz Fischer.

Speakers

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Welcome
Former Federal President, Republic of Austria; Co-Chair, Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, Vienna
Former First Lady, Vienna
Head, Arts Programme, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz FISCHLER

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1973-1979 Research Assistant, Institute for Agricultural Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1978 Doctorate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1979-1984 Executive Assistant, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1985-1989 Director, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1989-1994 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna
1995-2004 European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Brussels
2005-2011 Chairman, Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna
2005-2015 Chairman, RISE-Foundation, Brussels
2014-2015 Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EU scientific programme for Expo Milano 2015
since 2012 President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
since 2016 President, Board of Trustees to the Austrian Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna

Dr. Heinz FISCHER

Former Federal President, Republic of Austria; Co-Chair, Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, Vienna

 Dr. Heinz Fischer has had an extensive career as a senior representative and policy maker of the Republic of Austria. As Federal Minister of Science and Research and speaker of the Austrian National Assembly for more than 12 years, he was involved extensively in supporting and advancing the country´s scientific, social and cultural development. In 2004 he was elected Federal President of the Republic of Austria. After more than 40 Years in public office and two terms as Federal President he retired in 2016.
 He was proclaimed Chairman of the Council for the Commemorative Year 2018 by the Federal Government of Austria as well as Co-Chairman of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens.

Dr. Monika SOMMER-SIEGHART

Head, Arts Programme, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1993-2003 Studium der Geschichte und Museologie an den Universitäten Graz und Wien (Sponsion 1999, Promotion 2003)
1999-2003 wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Kommission für Kulturwissenschaften und Theatergeschichte
2001-2005 Lektorin an der Universtität Wien, Universität Klagenfurt und an der Webster University Vienna
2001 Gründungsmitglied von schnittpunkt. ausstellungstheorie & praxis
2002-2003 Junior Fellow, Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Wien
2003-2007 wissenschaftliche Assistentin von Wolfgang Kos, Direktor des Wien Museums, und Schlüsselfigur im Neupositionierungsprozess
2005 Zertifikatskurs Management von NPO-Organisationen, Österreichisches Controller Institut
seit 2006 Co-Direktorin des Masterlehrgangs für Ausstellungstheorie & -praxis "educating-curating-managing", Universität für angewandte Kunst, Wien
2006-2014 Vorsitzende des Beirats für Museumsförderung des Bundesministeriums für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur, seit 2014: Bundeskanzleramt
2008-2009 Realisierung des Projekts im öffentlichen Raum "INSITU. Zeitgeschichte findet Stadt. Nationalsozialismus in Linz", gem. mit Dagmar Höss, Heidemarie Uhl im Rahmen von Linz - Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2009
2008-2013 Kuratorin, Wien Museum
seit 2014 Leiterin des Kulturprogramms des Europäischen Forums Alpbach
2014 Co-Kuratorin des Dauerausstellungsbereichs "Erdöl/Erdgas" im Technischen Museum Wien, Gesamtprojektleitung: Martina Griesser-Stermscheg
2014 Co-Kuratorin der Sonderausstellung "Von wegen stilles Örtchen. Toiletten in Wien" im Brennpunkt - Museum für Heizkultur, gem. mit Beatrice Jaschke
2015/2016 Co-Kuratorin der Ausstellung "41 Tage. Kriegsende 1945 - Verdichtung der Gewalt" auf dem Wiener Heldenplatz, dem Joanneumsviertel Graz und dem OÖ. Kulturquartier, gem. mit Dieter A. Binder, Georg Hoffmann, Heidemarie Uhl
seit 2014 museologische Beratung für das Dom Museum Wien, gem. mit Beatrice Jaschke
2016 museologische Beratung für die Tiroler Landesmuseen, Neuaufstellung Zeughaus
2016 museologische Beratung für das Stadtmuseum Kapfenberg

Cultural Programme

show timetable
kategorie: Alle Culture

18.08.2016

17:15 - 19:00"Tools of Enlightenment"Culture
19:00 - 21:00"Elmar Trenkwalder"Culture
21:30 - 22:00"Einfach mal die Kresse halten"Culture

20.08.2016

13:00 - 13:30"Horizon in Motion"Culture
18:00 - 19:00"MEMORIES by Margit and Heinz Fischer." Book LaunchCulture
19:30 - 20:30"The Future Museum - A New Enlightenment, a Bulwark against Creative Illiteracy?"Culture
20:30 - 22:00"Le Meraviglie" & "Le ultime cose" (Clips)Culture

22.08.2016

12:35 - 13:45"Feel Dementia." An Artistic InterventionCulture
13:00 - 14:30"Home Visit Europe" by Rimini Protokoll, hosted by Robert ProsserCulture
18:30 - 20:00"Home Visit Europe" by Rimini Protokoll, hosted by Annamária TóthCulture
20:30 - 22:00"FUTURE BABY: How Far Do We Go?"Culture

23.08.2016

10:45 - 12:00"Feel Dementia." An Artistic InterventionCulture
10:45 - 12:00"Feel Dementia." An Artistic InterventionCulture
13:00 - 14:30"Home Visit Europe" by Rimini Protokoll, hosted by Club Alpbach Upper AustriaCulture
17:00 - 18:30"Home Visit Europe" by Rimini Protokoll, hosted by IG ViennaCulture
18:00 - 19:00Elmar Trenkwalder Gives a Tour through his ExhibitionCulture
19:30 - 21:00"A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William ShakespeareCulture

24.08.2016

13:00 - 14:30"Home Visit Europe" by Rimini Protokoll hosted by Club Alpbach Südtirol Alto AdigeCulture
17:00 - 18:30"Home Visit Europe" by Rimini Protokoll hosted by Club Lower AustriaCulture
19:00 - 19:45"The Great Sun, an Unleashed Horse"Culture

25.08.2016

18:15 - 19:00"Inherited Disorders"Culture

26.08.2016

20:30 - 22:00"In 80 Minutes around the World." More than a ConcertCulture

27.08.2016

17:30 - 19:00"The Walk of Our Life"Culture

28.08.2016

11:00 - 12:30"Rimini Protokoll." Matinée with Stefan KaegiCulture
22:00 - 23:45KAL BAND Rock'n'RomaCulture

29.08.2016

15:00 - 17:30"Judgment in Hungary"Culture
16:00 - 17:30"Judgment in Hungary" Artist TalkCulture

30.08.2016

18:00 - 19:00"Horizon in Motion"Culture
18:00 - 19:00Elmar Trenkwalder Gives a Tour Through His ExhibitionCulture
22:00 - 23:30JÜTZ New Adventures in Alpine Music & ALPACH BRASSCulture

31.08.2016

19:00 - 20:00"Two Parallel Realities"Culture
20:00 - 21:30"Stroke upon Stroke"Culture

01.09.2016

19:00 - 20:30"Learning from History!" A Talk about the Haus der Geschichte ÖsterreichCulture

02.09.2016

11:00 - 12:30Matinée with Fuad Gritli - Between Freedom of Press and Death Threats: Political Cabaret in LibyaCulture
18:15 - 19:15Concert by the Tiroler Bürgermeisterkapelle SchwazCulture
19:30 - 20:30"Spot on!"Culture