MMag.a Dr.in EVA TAMARA ASBOTH, Bakk.a phil.

Postdoc (OeAW)

Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC)
Austrian Academy of Sciences / University of Klagenfurt
A-1010 Wien, Bäckerstraße 13 / 1. Stock, Austria

Phone (+43-1) 51581-3115
Email: eva.asboth(at)oeaw.ac.at

Research interests

Media and Communication History; Media History; Political Myths; Transregional History and Transfer Studies; Oral History (‘Erfahrungsgeschichte‘); Historical Anthropology

Academic Education

Academic Education

2014-2019 Doctoral studies in Contemporary History, University of Vienna (PhD./Dr.); (Thesis: ‘Mapping the Serbs. Ursprünge und Umdeutungen westlicher Geschichtsbilder über Serbien und die serbische Bevölkerung.‘)

2009-2011 Master Studies in Media and Communication Sciences, University of Vienna (Mag. phil.)

2006-2011 Studies in History, University of Vienna (Mag. phil.)

2006-2009 Bachelor Studies in Media and Communication Sciences, University of Vienna (Bakk. phil.)

Professional Career

Professional Career

Since April 2022: PostDoc at the Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC), Austrian Academy of Sciences / Research Group ‘Media, Politics & Democracy (MePD)’

2019-March 2022 PostDoc Researcher at the Franz Vranitzky Chair for European Studies, University of Vienna / Research Project: The Youth in the Balkans and their Cultures of Communication, Non-Communication, and their Notions of Reconciliation

2019-March 2022 Project coordinator in the international ‘Scientific & Technological Cooperation’ (S&T Cooperation) programme funded by the Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation (OeAD) / Research project: Heritage Tourism and Community Development in Austria and Montenegro

Since 2020 Reviewer for the Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation (OeAD)

2015-2019 PraeDoc Researcher at the Franz Vranitzky Chair for European Studies, University of Vienna / Research Projects: Generation In-between.
 The 'Europeanness' of the Balkan War Children; How Civic Engagement Leads to Political Participation. Learning from Young Active Europeans in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Serbia; Durch ‚Autokratie‘ zur Demokratie? Der Hohe Repräsentant für Bosnien und Herzegowina (1999 bis 2002)

2016-2017 Research Assistant at the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) / Research Project: Glaube, Leben, Hoffnung der Generation In-Between. Auswirkungen aktueller Krisen auf den Glauben junger, postjugoslawischer Erwachsener in Österreich

2012-2014 Research Assistant at the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) / Research project: Gemeinsame Geschichte? Österreichische und serbische Mythen von 1914 bis 2014

2011 Research Assistant at the Vienna Museum of Science and Technology working with the collection ‘information and communication’ / research topic: social history of photography

Fellowships and Awards

Fellowships and Awards

2021/2022 Research grant funded by the ‘Hochschuljubiläumsstiftung der Stadt Wien’ / Research project affiliated at the the Sigmund Freud University and in cooperation with the Österreichische Mediathek/Technisches Museum Wien: ‘Wien ist anders’? – Geschichte des Images der Stadt am Land. Ländliche Wien-Aneignungen im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert

2015 & 2017 Förderungsstipendium für die Dissertation nach dem Studienförderungsgesetz der Studienpräses der Universität Wien

2017 Dissertation grant funded by the Austrian Social Democratic party

2015 ‘Short-term grant abroad’ funded by the University of Vienna, research stay at the New York public library and archives in New York City/USA

 

Congress Organization

Congress Organization

Longing for ‘Communism’? 21st Century Youth Cultures in Past, Present and Future Eastern Germany, and Southeast and Eastern Europe
in cooperation with the Chair of Modern History, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany; the Chair for Transformation Processes in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, University of Vienna, Austria; Franz Vranitzky Chair for European Studies, Transdiciplinary Chair at the Department of Contemporary History and the Department of Communication, University of Vienna, Austria.
Vienna, 23 October 2017.

Generation on the Move. Children of the 90s in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia,
in Cooperation with the Center for Advanced Studies for Southeastern Europe, Rijeka. Rijeka/Croatia, 9 – 10 October 2015.

Publications 

Publications pre-2022

Publications pre-2022

Complete list of publications pre-2022: ORCID

 

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Asboth, E. (2022). ‘Kossovo Day’, New York, 1918. How the Serbian National League of Defense tied the Future of their Country of Origin to American History, in: Patricia Sagasti Suppes & Tina Powell (eds.), Transnational American Spaces, Vernon Press.

Asboth, E. & Nadjivan, S. (2017). Neither here nor there – Ni ovde, ni tamo. Religiously Connoted Social Media Self-Representations of the ‘Generation In-Between’, in: Contemporary Austrian Studies Vol. 26, New Orleans-Innsbruck.

Asboth, E., Griesbeck M. & Nadjivan, S. (2017). „MY MILK LASTS LONGER THAN MY VISA“. The Longings of the „Generation on the Move“ in Kosovo, in: zeitgeschichte, 44. Jg., 1/2017.

 

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

Pensold, W., Nadjivan, S. & Asboth, E. (2015). Gemeinsame Geschichte? Ein Jahrhundert

österreichischer und serbischer Mythen, Wien: Studienverlag.

 

OTHER ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Asboth, E. (2019). The West as the Balkan’s cartographer. An analysis of historical images of the West about Serbia and the Serbs during the nineteenth and twentieth century, in: Moreno Seco, Mónica (coord.); Fernández Sirvent, Rafael y Gutiérrez Lloret, Rosa Ana (eds.). Del siglo XIX al XXI. Tendencias y debates: XIV Congreso de la Asociación de Historia Contemporánea, Universidad de Alicante 20-22 de septiembre de 2018. Alicante: Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes.

Asboth, E. (2016). Europe through the gaze of the „Illustrirte Zeitung“ anno 1858. Tracing the narrative „The Balkans are Europe’s powder keg“, in: Medien & Zeit, 1/2016.

Asboth, E. (2016). Der politische Mythos in massenmedialen Gesellschaften: Konzept für die Erforschung von (transferierten) westlichen Narrativen über den Balkan, in: Diotima Bertel et al. (eds.), Junge Perspektiven auf Partizipation in Geschichte und Gegenwart, Wien.

Asboth, E. & Nadjivan S. (2016). Im Dienst des Krieges: der Habsburger- und Kosovomythos, in: Jahrbuch für Mitteleuropäische Studien 2014/2015, Andrássy Universität Budapest.

Asboth, E. & Nadjivan S. (2015). Gute Freunde - beste Feinde. Die (Um-)Deutung einstiger Selbst- und Fremdbilder in Wien und Belgrad nach 1945, in: Der Donauraum, 53. Jg., 2/2013.

 

POPULAR PUBLICATIONS

Asboth, E. (2021). Mein Gold ist der Zukunft Sonnenlicht. Landwirtschaftliche Lebenswelten der Burgenländer:innen seit hundert Jahren, in: Arbeitsbauernbund Burgenland (eds.), Parndorf: CRM Medientrend.

 

Books and Monographs

Books and Monographs

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

Research Papers

Research Papers

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

Lectures

Lectures pre-2022

Lectures pre-2022

Imaginations of the ‘Oriental Europe’ in Austria’s and Germany’s public sphere in the 19th century, Conference: Haunted Landscapes of German Eastern Europe, University of Edinburgh,
4.-6. August 2021.

Preparing the ‘Oriental Europe’ for Habsburg’s Expansion. Felix Kanitz and the Viennese scientific circle as spatial knowledge producer on the Balkans in the 19th century, Conference: Knowledge Systems and Ottoman-European Encounters: Spatial and Social Dynamics, Zurich University,
9.-11. Juni 2021.

Poster presentation ‘Mapping the Serbs. Tradierte Geschichtsbilder als gesellschaftliche Meinungsbildung‘ at the ‘Langen Nacht der Forschung’, 13. April 2018.

Poster presentation ‘How civil society engagement leads to political participation? Learnings from young active Europeans in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Serbia’, 1st CATCH-EyoU Conference, Athen, 2.-4. März 2017.

Der Balkan als Wiege der Demokratie. Metaphernanalyse in der US-amerikanischen Berichterstattung über Serbien, Conference: under.docs – young scholars conference on communication, Wien, 13. Nov. 2015.

Myths of War and Peace, 9th Graduate Conference in European History (GRACEH 2015) at the University of Vienna, 24. April 2015.

Gemeinsame Geschichte? Österreichische und serbische Mythen von 1914-2014, Conference: Der Große Krieg und seine Mythen im Donauraum von 1914 bis 2014, Vienna, 22. Sep. 2014.

Im Dienst des Krieges: Habsburger- und Kosovomythos, Conference: Zum Gedenktag des 100. Jahrestags des Beginns des I. Weltkrieges, Andrássy Universität Budapest, 10. Sep. 2014.

Keynotes

Keynotes

Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures

Other Lectures

Other Lectures

Popular Lectures

Popular Lectures