Matej Santi studied violin and musicology. He obtained his PhD at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, focusing on central European history and cultural studies. Since 2017, he has been part of the Telling Sounds Project as a postdoctoral researcher, investigating the use of music and discourses about music in the media.
Elias Berner studied musicology at the University of Vienna and has been researcher (pre-doc) for the Telling Sounds Project since 2017. For his PhD project, he investigates identity constructions of perpetrators, victims and bystanders through music in films about National Socialism and the Shoah.