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em. o. Univ. Prof. Dr. Manfred Wagner:

August 31, 1944 born in Amstetten/Austria

1962-1970 Studies at the University of Vienna and at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts

1970 Doctor philosophiae

1974-2012 Head of the Chair for the History of Culture and Mind at the University of Applied Art in Vienna

1978-1983 Member of the Council for Music in the Federal Ministry of Education and the Arts

1980-1988 Vice-Rector of the University of Applied Art in Vienna

1982 Austrian State Prize for Journalism to Promote Science and Research [= Österreichischer Staatspreis für Publizistik im Interesse von Wissenschaft und Forschung]

1983-1984 President of the Autrian UNESCO Commission

1983-1986 Member of the Council for Fine Arts in the Federal Ministry of Education, the Arts and Sport

1983-1991 Member of the Board of the FWF – Austrian Science Fund

1987-1997 Lecturer at the Institute for Cultural Management (IKM) at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna

1988 Guest Professor at the Humboldt University Berlin

1988-1989 Dramatic Guest Adviser at the Opera Houses of Hamburg and Graz

1992-1997 Vice-President and President respectively of the International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK)

1994-2005 Member of the Board of the FWF – Austrian Science Fund

1994-1996 Lecturer at the Austrian Diplomatic Akademy

1995 Dramatic Guest Adviser at the Theater of Linz

since 1995 Lecturer at the Institute for History of the University of Vienna

1995-1997 Vice-Dean of the Faculty for Art Education of the University of Applied Arts in Vienna

1997-2005 Reporter for the Humanities and Social Sciences of the Board of the FWF – Austrian Science Fund

since 1997 President of the International Schönberg Society

1998-2013 Member of the Council of the Europäisches Forum Alpbach / Österreichisches College

1998 Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art 1st Class

1999 Fellow at the Collegium Budapest/ Institute for Advanced Study

since 1999 President of the supervisory board of the NÖ Kulturwirtschaft GmbH.

2001-07 Member of the PFIZER-Commission of Culture

2004-14 Dean of the Class „Arts“ of The European Academy of Science and Arts

2005 Silver Commander-Cross of Lower-Austria

2007 Science Prize at the City of Vienna [Wissenschaftspreis der Stadt Wien]

2009 Visiting Professor at Leiden University, Nederlands

2012 Retirement


Member of various national and international associations and committees
Member of the European Academy of Arts and Sciences, headquartered in Vienna, Austria

Research areas:
Fine arts, music, policies of culture and education, promotion and financing of culture, media and reception research