Research Seminar Series

Modul University Vienna invites international scholars to share their expertise and present latest research. Presentations and subsequent discussions last for about 30 minutes each. Seminar sessions are live-streamed, free to attend and open to the public!

Interested in a) becoming a presenter, or b) being informed by e-mail the week before the respective presentation? Please get in contact with christian.weismayersymbolmodul.acpunktat

Diana Lynne Stuart
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, USA


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Diana Lynne Stuart
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, USA


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Past Presentations

Jan Blažek
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

“The Role of Community Economies and Collaborative Housing Projects in a Shared, Just and Resilient City"

Date: May 10th 2022 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Chekembayeva Gaukhar
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“The Study of Museum Virtual Tours"

Date: April 26th 2022 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Tavernaro-Haidarian Leyla
University of Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa

“A Human-Centered Sustainable Development Approach"

Date: April 19th 2022 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Durmusoglu Serdar S.
Modul University Vienna Campus in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

“Serial Innovators in Collectivistic Organizations: Conceptual Development, Propositions, and Antecedents"

Date: April 5th 2022 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Seewald Gabriele
Taiwan International Institute for Water Education at National Taiwan University
Spiral Seeds Consulting & Projects 

“Eco-Social Sustainability through Regenerative Development"

Date: March 2nd 2022 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Dürrschmid Klaus
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria

“Novel Approaches in Sensory and Consumer Science"

Date: January 20th 2022 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Ponocny Ivo1, Zins Andreas2
1Modul University Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 2Curtin University, Miri, Malaysia

“Tourism and Wellbeing"

Date: December 2nd 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Plzakova Lucie
Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

“Local Tourism Taxes in the Context of Collaborative Economy"

Date: November 25th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Helic Denis
Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), Graz, Austria

“Applied Data Science for Economic and Social Sciences"

Date: November 11th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Milone Francesco Luigi
Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

“Airbnb, Gig Entrepreneurs and Middlemen: Seizing Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Platform Era Comparing Different Host Types"

Date: October 21st 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Wagner Udo
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Two Recent Studies on Sensory Marketing: Acoustic Stimuli Coupled with Out-of-Home Advertising and Consumer Intuitions when Choosing Vegan Groceries"

Date: October 14th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Ferrari Sebastian
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Overtourism: A Portrait"

Date: October 7th 2021 2:00-3:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Nixon Lyndon
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Measuring Touristic Destination Image from Instagram Content Using a Deep Learning Classifier"

Date: September 30th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Vienna local time)

Sebastian Ferrari
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Overtourism - Reading Between the Lines"

Date: June 22nd 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CEST)

Ulrich Gunter
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Improving Daily, Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly Hotel Room Demand Forecasts for Vienna across Hotel Classes - Evidence from Single Forecast Models and from Forecast Combination Techniques"

Date: June 8th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CEST)

Daniel Dan
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Supporting Content Marketing with Natural Language Generation”

Date: May 31st 2021 2:00-3:00 p.m. (CEST)

Marion Garausa, Elisabeth Steinerb, Christian Weismayera
aModul University, Vienna, Austria; bFH Wiener Neustadt, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

“Signaling Food Quality through Sensory Attributes"

Date: May 10th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CEST)

­­Nika Balomenou
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom

“Photographs in Tourism Research: Prejudice, Power, Performance and Participant-Generated Images"

Date: April 26th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CEST)

­­David Leonard
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Opening a Dialogue with Faculty: How Can We Teach about Business Growth Without Implicitly Promoting Unsustainable Economic Growth”

Date: April 12th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CEST)

­­David Osho
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“A Match Made in Darkness: Examining How Social Communication Platforms have a Psychological Hold on Tourists of Dark Tourism"

Date: April 9th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CEST)

­­Hrvoje Daniel Carić
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia

“Dubrovnik UNESCO World Heritage Site Challenges”

Date: March 1st 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CET)

­­Bogdan Pirvu
Novomatic AG, Austria

“An Introduction to Tensor Network Machine Learning”

Date: March 9th 2021 2:00-3:00 p.m. (CET)


Maximilian Benner
University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

“Tourism in Israel: Regional Evolution in the Context of EU Alignment”

Date: March 15th 2021 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CET)

Sebastian Ferrari
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Overtourism: Bringing Order to Chaos”

Date: October 6th 2020 2:00 p.m.

Serdar S. Durmusoglu
Modul University Vienna Campus in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

"The Collaboratory: Three Cases in a Social Innovation Hub in Struggling Rust Belt of America"

Date: November 17th 2020 2:00 p.m.

Arno Scharl
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Detecting Emerging Stories and Emotions in the Public Debate - Web Intelligence Applications in Health, Sustainability, and Politics”

Date: November 24th 2020 2:00 p.m.

Sebastian Ferrari
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Overtourism Measurement"

Date: December 15th 2020 2:00 p.m.

Sabine Sedlacek, Christian Weismayer, Bozana Zekan, Ulrich Gunter
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“Carrying Capacity Methodology for Tourism"

Date: January 12th 2021 2:00 p.m.

Mario Diaz Munoz
Modul University, Vienna, Austria

“i-CONN: Connectivity, Complex Systems and Critical Flows of Energy Resources”

Date: January 19th 2021 2:00 p.m.

Petr Ocelík, Lukáš Lehotský
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

“Climate Change and Coal in Media Coverage: A Missing Link"

Date: January 26th 2021 2:00 p.m.

Klaus Renoldner
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“The Triple Benefit Principle and Carbon Pricing in Comparison - Perspectives and Limits"

March 3rd 2020 1 p.m.

Ben Wooliscroft 
Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

“Adventures in Macromarketing”

October 22nd 2019 12:30 p.m.

Alexandra Ganglmair-Wooliscroft
University of Otago, New Zealand

“Which consumption counts – the complexity of quality-of-life”

October 29th 2019 12:30 p.m.

Ivana Volic 
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“The role of values in cultural policy”

November 5th 2019 12:30 p.m.

Klaus Grabler
MANOVA GmbH, Austria

“Touristic business intelligence challenges from a practical point of view”

November 19th 2019 12:30 p.m.

Sandra Guinand
University of Vienna, Austria

“The city as experience. Challenges of urban production.”

December 3rd 2019 12:30 p.m.

Hannes Antonschmidt
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“Assessing non-linear data structures with machine learning approaches"

March 5th 2019 1:00 p.m.

Ola Mostafa
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“Integration of refugees at Austrian universities”

April 25th 2019 1:00 p.m.

Martin Černý
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

“Modelling distributional impacts of the transition to renewable energy with expert elicitation”

April 30th 2019 1:00 p.m.

Marcelo Gonҫalves Oliveira
Universidade Europeia, Lisbon, Portugal

“Discursive gaps in cultural tourism”

May 7th 2019 1:00 p.m.

Ulrich Gunter, Irem Önder
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“An exploratory analysis of geotagged photos from Instagram for residents of and visitors to Vienna”

May 21st 2019 1:00 p.m.

Marion Garaus
Modul University Vienna, Austria

"Shoppers' responses to digitalization at the point-of-sale”

November 27th 2018 1 p.m.

Christian Kimmich1, Martin Cerny1, Christian Kerschner2
1Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republik; 2Modul University Vienna, Austria

“MEDEAS: Towards a zero-carbon economy for Europe”

December 4th 2018 1 p.m.

Daniel Dan
Modul University Vienna, Austria

“Text mining and analysis for marketing”

December 6th 2018 1 p.m.