Reinhard Kannonier

Born 1947 in Spittal/Drau. He studied German language and literature, music science (teaching profession), as well as political science, journalism and information theory (doctorate). He is culture theorist and time historian. Starting from 1981 he has thought at the Institute for newer history and contemporary history (Neuere Geschichte und Zeitgeschichte) at the JK University of Linz. From 1987 to 1990 he was music director of the Brucknerhaus;1992/93 Jean Monnet Fellowship at the European University of institutes in Florence. Together with R.Ardelt and H.Konrad he directed the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for society and culture history. Since 2000 Reinhard Kannonier is rector of the University for arts and Industrial Design in Linz. Numerous publications, among others 4 monographs, particularly within the ranges of culture history, culture development and organizational theory.