Mehdi Aminian, MA

DOC scholar (ÖAW), PhD Candidate (University of Vienna)

Email: Mehdi.Aminian(at)oeaw.ac.at

Phone: +43 1 515 81-3804

An outline of the PhD project can be found here.

Research areas

Research areas

  • Ethnomusicology
  • Anthropology of Music
  • Music Traditions; Persian Traditional Music
  • Traditional Handicrafts; Carpet Weaving in Iran
  • Information Technology; New Media; Human Aspects of IT

Scientific career

Scientific career

  • since 2020: DOC scholar, Vanishing Languages and Cultural Heritage Comission (ÖAW), Vienna – Austria 
  • 2018-2019: Technical staff in the IRDICH Project of the Vanishing Languages and Cultural Heritage Comission (ÖAW), Vienna – Austria 
  • since 2017: Research on the Intangible Cultures around Carpet Weaving in Iran; Various Field Research on the phenomenon of Pattern Singing; Studies on the Vanishing Cultures of Iran
  • 2015-2017: Master’s degree in Jazz Composition, Conservatory of Bucharest
  • 2011 - 2017: Various Field Research on Music in Romania 
  • 2010 - 2013: Master’s degree in Communication and Information Sciences, Specialization in Human Aspects of IT, Tilburg University – The Netherland
  • 2006 - 2010:  Bachelor’s degree in Software & Animation, Multi Media University (MMU), Cyberjaya Campus – Malaysia
  • 2003 - 2005: Bachelor’s degree in Hardware Engineering, University of Sarajevo, Electro Technical Faculty, Sarajevo – Bosnia & Herzegovina