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Country: Austria
Name: Prof. Michael Wimmer
Organization: EDUCULT


2003 – today
Director of EDUCULT, Head of Scientific Research
Cultural Policy, Cultural Development, Education Policy, Arts and Cultural Education and Cultural Participation

EDUCULT – Institute for Cultural Policy and Cultural Management, Museumsplatz 1/e-1.6, 1070 Vienna/Austria

1987 – 2003
Director
General Manager
ÖKS – Austrian Culture Service

1988 - 2012
Lecturer
Austrian, European and International Cultural Policy
Institute for Political Sciences/ Institute for Theatre, Media and Film Sciences Vienna

 

1995 - today

Consultant

International Cultural Policy

Austrian Minister for Culture, UNESCO, Council of Europe, European Commission, Foundations and Cultural Institutions

2006 - today
Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Cultural Policy Research European and International Cultural Policy Research

2006 - today
Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Cultural Policy Research European and International Cultural Policy Research

2011 - today
Member of European Expert Network on Culture European and International Cultural Policy Research


Education

2012
Habilitation
Cultural Policy Research

University of Applied Arts Vienna

1986 Dr. phil.,

Doktoral Thesis „Culture-Work-Technology. About the Changes of Social Theories and Practices in the Age of New Technologies“

University of Vienna

1983 - 1986 Mag. phil.

Political Sciences, Magister Thesis: “Cultural Policy in Austria” University of Vienna

1981 - 1983 Diploma

Postgraduate Course for Cultural Management and Cultural sciences University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna

 

1970 - 1977 Diploma

Organ, Music Education
University for Music and Perfoming Arts Vienna, Master Class Alois Forer

1970 - 1977
Diploma
Music und Chemistry University of Vienna

 

Key Competences

Languages: German, English, French, in understanding, speaking and writing

 

Organisations, Training and Management: Competences to lead and to manage institutions and projects, organisation of training courses in the field of cultural policy, leading of research projects, project and business consultancy

 

Computer skills and competences: Competent with most Microsoft Office programmes

Personal Interests: Playing music, reading contemporary literature, travelling and experiencing different countries

 
Lectures and Consulting

2012
Paper presentation: Internationl conference on Cultural Policy Research (iccpr 2012) Barcelona/Spain

2012
Keynote: International Conference “Creative Partnerships” Vilnius/Lithuania

2011
Course: European Cultural Policy – Master Studies at Janacek University Brno

2011
Conference and Consulting: International Conference on Art Education in Minsk (Green Cross Belarus) Keynote “Building Bridges through Art”

2010
International Conference: UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education 2010 in Seoul
Keynote zu Arts Education Research “Conditions for Facilitating Arts Education Research”

2010
International Conference on Cultural Policy Research 2010 Yväskylä/Finnland 2010

“Interaction between stakeholders, researchers and policy-makers in policy processes: A European Arts Education Fact Finding Mission of Input Factors in a Resource Based View”

2010
International Conference: “Musical Diversity and Education” im European Music Council Wien

Annual Meeting “Musical Diversity and Education”

 

2010
International Conference: Istanbul European Capital of Culture 2O10 Keynote „Cultural Policies in Europe and Turkey”

2009
International Conference: International Symposion m “New Perspectives for Intercultural Dialogue in Europe” Keynote to “Arts, Culture and Intercultural Dialogue“

2009
European Conference: Launch Conference of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation, Prague Keynote “Creativity and Innovation: the Impact on Education”

2007
European Conference: EU conference during Slovenian EU-Presidency

Keynote “Cultural Education in Primary Schools – A European Approach”

2007

International Conference

Course International Conference

Lisbon Conference 2007: “Creativity and Innovation - Development of Key Competences from the Perspective of Schools and Employers”

Keynote “Creativity and Innovation from the Perspective of Education”

2007
Course: Cultural Management in Europe fort he postgraduate Masterstudies at University of Arts in Belgrade

2004
International Conference: 3rd International Conference on Cultural Policy Research in Montreal. Contribution: “Political Dimensions of Cultural Policy”

 

 

Selection of Publications

Audience building and the future Creative Europe Programme – Report for the European Commission in the frame of the European Expert Network for Culture, 2012

The Role of Arts Education in Enhancing School Attractiveness: a literature review for the European Commission in the frame of the European Expert Network for Culture, 2012

Kultur und Demokratie - Versuch einer systematischen Darstellung des Politikfeldes Kultur Österreich, Wien 2012

Arts for Education! In: Arts for Education! International Symposium on Arts Education in Europe. 13-15 September 2010, Essen, Germany. Stiftung Mercator Conference Reader

Interaction between Stakeholders, Researchers and Policy-makers in Policy Processes:

A European Arts Education Fact Finding Mission of Input Factors in a Resource Based View – Contribution for the 6th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, Jyväskylä, 2010

Kulturelle Bildung und Berufsbildende Schulen – Studie für das Österreichische Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur, Wien, 2010

Programmevaluation Kultur.Forscher! Kinder und Jugendliche auf Entdeckungsreise. 1. Zwischenbericht, Wien, 2010 (gekürzte Version online: http://www.educult.at/fileadmin/KuFo-Zwischenbericht2009_kurz_final.pdf)

Kulturelle Bildung zählt! – Kulturelle Bildung an Österreichs Schulen (Sekundarstufe I) – Quantitative Erhebung zu den Rahmenbedingungen kultureller Bildung an Österreichs Schulen im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur, Wien 2009

Reflecting on the Domain of Arts Education – Study commissioned by UNESCO; Paris 2009

Kunst, Kultur und Bildung: Kulturelle Bildung als Herausforderung an das Schulwesen – Ansätze, Erfahrungen und Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten, Beitrag für den ersten österreichischen nationalen Bildungsbericht, 2009

Schule als kulturelles Zentrum, Bericht der ExpertInnen-Kommission für eine Neue Mittelschule des Bundesministeriums für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur, Wien 2008

Kulturelle Bildung in Europa: Stellung und Funktion von Kunst und Kultur im europäischen Bildungsbettrieb. In: Bauer Thomas/Ortner, Gerhard (Hg.): Bildung für Europa, Paderbordn 2008

Vielfalt und Kooperation – Kulturelle Bildung in Österreich – Strategien für die Zukunft – Qualitative Erhebung zu den Rahmenbedingungen kultureller Bildung in Österreich im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur Wien 2008

The cultural policies of arts education – a policy analysis approach - Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research iccpr2008, Istanbul 2008

Evaluation of the Impact of Arts and Cultural Education, Contribution for the International Scientific Conference on „The Impact of Arts and Cultural Education”, Paris 2007

The issue of Intercultural Dialogue in the European educational systems - Challenge Paper for the EU Study on National Approaches to „Intercultural Dialogue“, Wien -Bonn 2007

Nachhaltige Entwicklung im Spiegel kultureller Bildung, in: Leicht, Alexander/Plum, Jaqueline (Hg.): Kulturelle Bildung und Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung, Berlin 2007

Konservative Kulturpolitik seit 2000: Eine Radikalisierung aus dem Geist der austriakischen Restauration, Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaften, 3/2006

Promoting Cultural Education in Europe – A Contribution to Participation, Innovation and Quality, Seoul 2006

Cultural Policy and Demographic Changes – A Contribution for the International Conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts Conference on „Cultural Development“, Eugene/Oregon 2005

Political Dimensions of Cultural Policy, Contribution for the 3rd International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, Montreal 2004

„Eine kunstvolle Gartenanlage mit vielfach verschlungenen Wegen“ - Ein Blick auf die Kulturpolitiken von Bund und Ländern in Österreich, in: Dachs, Herbert u. a. (Hg.): Der Bund und die Länder – Über Dominanz, Kooperationen und Konflikte im österreichischen Bundesstaat, Wien 2003

Kunst und Bildung. Personale Kulturvermittlung in Bildungsprozessen. Endbericht im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur, Wien 2001

The Need of De-etatisation/Privatisation of Public Sector in Culture and its Modernisation. Ljubljana 1997

Cultural Policy in Slovenia. Report of a European group of experts. Strasbourg 1996 (European Programme for the Evaluation of National Cultural Policies)

On Dealing with Cultural Policy in a Democratic Society or Cultural Policy in Austria as a Permanent Challenge. In: European Journal of Cultural Policy. London 1996

Kulturpolitik in Österreich - Darstellung und Analyse der österreichischen Kulturpolitik, eine Studie im Auftrag des Europarates und des Bundesministeriums für Unterricht und Kunst, Innsbruck 1995