About the Conference


The conference is co-hosted by the Institute for Musicology and the Institute for East European History of the University of Vienna.


  • dr. Leah Batstone, University of Vienna, Institute for East European History
  • dr. Rutger Helmers, University of Amsterdam, Department of Arts and Culture

Venue and travel information

The main conference venue will be the Sky Lounge at Oskar Morgensternplatz 1, located in central Vienna.

The recommended conference hotel is the Hotel Bellevue (Althanstraße 5), a few tram stops or a 15-minute walk walk away from the conference venue. An associated concert will be held at the Altes Rathaus (Wipplingerstraße 8), at approximately the same distance. There are regular connections from the airport to the city center that take between 15-30 minutes, and those arriving to Vienna (Wien Hauptbahnhof) by train can reach the hotel and/or conference location with public transport, including trams, metro (U-Bahn) or suburban trains (S-Bahn) in about 30 minutes as well. For details on local public transport, click here.


For those who cannot attend the event in person, we will set up a live stream on YouTube.

It is also possible to join our event on Facebook for the latest information there.


Please address any questions or comments to: ukrainemusichistory@gmail.com.


We thank the following organizations for their kind support:

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