Michael Anranter is a political scientist and cultural and social anthropologist. His work focuses on European identity, infrastructure anthropology and visual anthropology. He has many years of experience in the acquisition and management of European research projects and is a doctoral candidate at the Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Vienna.
Ina Ivanceanu has a degree in African Studies. She is scientifically specialized in the field of development. She has worked as a print and radio journalist and as a freelance documentary filmmaker. Her work focuses on participatory video work as well as film documentation and monitoring of research projects. She teaches at the Willy Brand School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt.
Thomas Stollenwerk has a degree in Political Science and practical experience in political campaigning, advertising in the green economy and journalism. He has worked as editor-in-chief of a sustainable lifestyle magazine, author and freelance journalist. He’s a book author and works in the communications department of a leading fundamental research institution.
Julia Gamper holds a degree in social and cultural anthropology and urban sociology. Over the past few years she has been working in the field of urban development with a thematic focus on Edible Cities and food security. Her main interest lies in civic participation and public space, leading to recent involvement in various participatory projects and urban interventions in public space.
Simon Gruber is studying spatial planning at the Technical University of Vienna and explores economic, juristic, scientific and social correlations in urban and rural areas. He focuses on the economic aspects of sustainability and infrastructure. He has gained experience in the conception of spatial development concepts and is interested in sustainable urban development.
Catalina Sabie is a web developer and a computer science student majoring in “Media and Human Computer Interaction”. She has experience with front – and backend development, as well as creating illustrations and short movies. Her interests include positive user experience design and social robotics.
Zuzanna Zajac has a background in Interior Design and Social Design, using art as methods of urban innovation. She has previously worked on civic participation projects, circular economy as well as took part in urban growth and globalisation research. Her interests include anthropology, cultural studies and cross disciplinary work.