IFK International Research Center for Cultural Studies | University of Art and Design Linz in Vienna


Reichsratsstraße 17

1010 Vienna, Austria

Phone: (+43-1) 504 11 26


Subway station: U2 (Schottentor)

Tram: 1, 2, D, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44



University of Art and Design Linz

Hauptplatz 8

4010 Linz



Univ.-Prof. em. Dr. Thomas Macho


T: +43 1 504 11 26 Karin Harrasser

[Co- Direktorin]

T: +43 1 504 11 26 2602 Julia Boog-Kaminski

[Senior Scientist]

T: +43 1 504 11 26 - 2606

Born in Hamburg. Studied art history, business administration and German language and literature. 2009-2016 Research assistant at the Department of Intercultural Literature and Media Studies, University of Hamburg. Here doctorate on "Witz der Differenz". At IFK since November 2017.

Mag.a Nora Grohs

[Student assistant]

Born in Steyr (Upper Austria). Studied German literature, language, and history at the University of Vienna. Active as a German as a foreign language course director in Vienna and Bucharest.

BA Kristina Högler

[Event Organisation]

T: +43 1 504 11 26 - 2602

Born in Vienna in 1991. Studied Comparative Literature at the University of Vienna. Since 2020 assistant of event organisation at the IFK, since 2021 event organization.


Amelie Janitschek

[Social Media]

Born 2001 in Vienna. Student of Ancient History at the University of Vienna. One year in Canada, British Columbia as an exchange student. 10 months in France working in a reintegration project. Responsible for the social media at the IFK since January 2021.

Andreas Kathan

[Finanzen und Administration]

T: +43 1 504 11 26 - 2605

Born 1985 in Hohenems/Vorarlberg. Studied at the academy of fine arts vienna.

Mag.a Daniela Losenicky


T: +43 1 504 11 26 - 2604

Born in Vienna, studied political science and history at the University of Vienna. Member services IG Kultur Österreich; Event organization from 2001-2006, account preparation at the IFK from March–July 2011. Worked with the secretariat at UdK Berlin and HU Berlin from 2012 to 2015. With the IFK since February 2016.


Max Ott BA

[Assistant Event Organization]

T: +43 676 84 7898 2608

Born 1996 in Mödling (Austria). Studying political science at the University of Vienna. Since October 2020 responsible for the technical support of the IFK-Lectures.


Petra Radeczki


T: +43 1 504 11 26 - 2601

Born in Vienna, studied German language and literature at the University of Vienna. Bookseller with, among others, Leporello; adult vocational advisor at Ebis. With the IFK since 1998.


Duka Ristic


Born in Tuzla, with the IFK since 2005.

Mag.a Ingrid Söllner-Pötz

[Press and public relations]

T: +43 1 504 11 26 - 2603

Born in 1963. Studied theatre and journalism. Dramaturgy assistant: Theater der Jugend. Marketing: Falter Magazine Press. Public relations work: Office of the cultural city councilor Dr. Pasterk, advertising department of the Federal SPO, Datenwerk agency. Graphic/design lessons. Self-employed work at, among others, Zoom Children's Museum and Vienna Library in the City Hall. With the IFK since 2009.