Location: Meerscheinschlössl, Mozartgasse 3

Please register at the registration desk.

You can find the full program of the Transcending Borders – Redrawing Perspectives conference here.

You can find our Book of Abstracts here.

Keynote Lectures:

  • Cheryl Lester (American Studies, University of Kansas):
    Crossing Borders / Redrawing Perspectives: Immigration and Family Systems
  • Mirko Petrić (Cultural Sociology, University of Zadar):
    Playing Devil’s Advocate: Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

Roundtable Discussion:

  • Roberta Maierhofer (Center for Inter-American Studies, University of Graz)
  • Romedio Schmitz-Esser (Medieval History, University of Graz)
  • Machteld Venken (Association of Borderlands Studies, University of Vienna)
  • Markus Wurzer (International Research Center for Cultural Studies Vienna, University of Graz)


  • Gender/Body and the Construction of Borders
  • Constructing Borders through Populisms
  • Crossing Borders
  • Negotiating Borders in Multiethnic Territories
  • Border Formations
  • Migration & Movement
  • Transgressing Borders