POEM H2020 Management

POEM’s ultimate decision-making body is its Supervisory Board (SB), while day-to-day management is carried out by its Project Management Office (PMO). The SB convenes at least once a year and is composed of all members: a representative from the academic and non-academic host institutions and the project manager. The PMO is hosted at the Institute for Anthropological Studies in Culture and History at the University of Hamburg. A Training Board (TB), consisting of the coordinator and two representatives from host institutions will form an additional decision-making body.

Student representation is guaranteed through the selection of Fellows’ Elected Representatives, whereas an Equal Opportunities Officer monitors the management of the project in respect to gender equality and diversity inclusion. For ethical issues, an Ombuds Person can be consulted as a person of trust and Ethics Officer by all POEM members.

Management Members

Supervisory Board
Gertraud Koch, Chairwoman (University of Hamburg)
Maria Economou (University of Glasgow)
Ross Hall (Ashoka UK)
Isto Huvila (Uppsala University)
Rachel Charlotte Smith (Aarhus University)
Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert (Cyprus University of Technology)
Elisabeth Tietmeyer (Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz)

Training Board
Gertraud Koch, Chairwoman (University of Hamburg)
Isto Huvila (Uppsala University)
Maria Economou (University of Glasgow)

Student Representatives
Franziska Mucha (University of Glasgow)
Inge Zwart (Uppsala University)

Equal Opportunities Officer
Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert (Cyprus University of Technology)

Ombudsman and Ethics Officer
Isto Huvila (Uppsala University)

Project Management Office
Samantha Lutz, Project Manager (University of Hamburg)
Manuel Bolz, Student Assistant (University of Hamburg)


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Coordination and Project Management

University of Hamburg
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POEM Uni Hamburg

Concepts, strategies and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Societies through culture.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 764859.