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Youth and Democracy

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Professor of Political Science, Youth & Society, Örebro University Key Note
Federal Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna
Geschäftsführender Vorsitzender, Liquid Democracy e.V., Berlin
Former Editor-in-Chief, Coolpolitics; Founder and Director, Studio Zeitgeist, Amsterdam
Member, Forum Alpbach Network, Vienna; Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Vienna
Correspondent, Israel and Palestine Territories, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Tel Aviv Chair

PhD Erik AMNA

Professor of Political Science, Youth & Society, Örebro University

1994 Visiting scholar, School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University at Bloomington
2002-2006 Research director at Young Citizen Program, Gothenburg University
since 2007 Professor of Political Science, Örebro University,
since 2009 Coordinator of the multidisciplinary research group 'Youth & Society' (YeS; www.oru.se/yes), Örebro University

Sebastian KURZ

Federal Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna

since 2009 Federal Chairman of the Young ÖVP
2010-2011 Member of the Vienna Provincial Diet and Vienna City Council, ÖVP, Vienna
2011-2013 State Secretary for Integration, Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
2013-2017 Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna
since 2017 Federal Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna

Daniel REICHERT

Geschäftsführender Vorsitzender, Liquid Democracy e.V., Berlin

2005 Abschluss des Abendgymnasiums mit Abitur
2005-2006 Studium (Magister) Philosophie und Politikwissenschaft, Technische Universität Dresden
seit 2006 Studium (Diplom) Politikwissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin/Otto-Suhr-Institut
2009 Gründungsmitglied, Liquid Democracy e.V.
seit 2009 Vorstandsvorsitzender, Liquid Democracy e.V.
seit 2011 Geschäftsführer, Liquid Democracy e.V.

Farid TABARKI

Former Editor-in-Chief, Coolpolitics; Founder and Director, Studio Zeitgeist, Amsterdam

2000-2009 Freelance worker (some highlights):
2004-2007 Editor-in-chief of Coolpolitics
2005-2008 Researcher at Science of the Time
2008 Present founder of Think tank Prospect
2009 Present founder and director of Studio Zeitgeist
since 2010 Member of the supervisory board at the Netherlands Architecture Institute
2011 Present founder and director of The Finishing School

Mag. LL.M Alma ZADIC

Member, Forum Alpbach Network, Vienna; Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Vienna

2007-2008 Junior Legal Researcher, International Organisation for Migration, Vienna
2008 Legal Intern, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague
2008-2009 Clerk, Federal Appellate Court, Vienna
2010 Master of Law, Columbia Law School, New York
2010-2011 Visiting Scholar, The Harriman Institute, Columbia School of international and Public Affairs, New York
since 2011 Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Vienna
2012 Doctor of Law, Law School University of Vienna

Dr. Alexandra FÖDERL-SCHMID

Correspondent, Israel and Palestine Territories, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Tel Aviv

 Alexandra Föderl-Schmid, born in 1971, has been with the Süddeutsche Zeitung since September 2017 and reports on Israel and the Palestinian territories. Before that, she was editor-in-chief for ten years and later co-editor of the Austrian daily newspaper Der Standard and the news portal derStandard.at. She has studied journalism, political science and history and earned her doctorate on the dual broadcasting system in Germany. Furthermore, she was 2005 Reuters/APA-Geiringer-Fellow in Oxford. She was awarded with the Austrian Kurt-Vorhofer-Prize for politcal journalism, the Constitutional Award and the Ari-Rath-Prize. In addition, she was instrumental in the reestablishment of the Press Council in Austria.

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