PD Dr.

Robert Pichler, MA

robert.pichler(at)oeaw.ac.at
+43-1-51581-7362
 

Robert Pichler is a research associate in the research unit Balkan Studies.

Brief Biography


Robert Pichler studied history in Graz and was awarded the right to teach (venia docendi) for Southeast European history in 2017. He is board member of the International Association for Southeast European Anthropology (InASEA) and chair of the Center for Balkan Societies and Cultures (CSBSC). He was a researcher in the framework of projects at the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Karl-Franzens University of Graz. In 2004, he was awarded the Bruno Kreisky Prize together with Wolfgang Petritsch for the political book of the year. As a photographer, he works at the interface between documentary and art photography.

Research Interests


Period: 19th to 21st centuries.
Area: Southeast Europe, Balkans, especially Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo/a
Topics: migration studies, social history with a focus on family and kinship, formation of nation-states, visual studies

Selected Publications


  • Albania’s 90s. Photographs and Narratives / Fotografi dhe Tregime, mit Edit Pula(j), Wien: bahoe 2020, ISBN 978-3-903290-28-0, 336pp.
  • Remigration to post-socialist Europe. Hopes and realities of return, hgg. mit Caroline Hornstein-Tomic und Sarah Scholl Schneider (Berlin: LIT 2018), ISBN: 978-3643910257, 376pp.
  • Kosovo/Kosova. Der lange Weg zum Frieden, mit Wolfgang Petritsch (Klagenfurt 2004), ISBN: 978-3851295986, 411pp. (Übersetzungen ins Albanische und ins Serbische)
  • Conflicting Loyalties. Social (Dis)Integration in the Balkans, 1839-1914, hgg. mit Nathalie Clayer und Hannes Grandits (London-New York 2011), ISBN: 9781848854772, 368pp.
  • “Migration, Architecture and the Imagination of Home(land). An Albanian-Macedonian Case Study”, in Transnational Societies, Transterritorial Politics. Migrations from the (Post-)Yugoslav Area hrg. von Ulf Brunnbauer (München 2010): 213-236.

Further Publications

Books

Books

Editions and Collections

Editions and Collections

  • Caroline Hornstein Tomic, Robert Pichler und Sarah Scholl-Schneider (eds.): Remigration and Transformation in Post-socialist European Regions, Wien, Berlin: LIT 2018, http://www.lit-verlag.at/isbn/3-643-91025-7.
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Articles

Articles

  • Robert Pichler: Kioske - temporäre Architektur und soziale Lebenswelten an der albanischen Küste / Kiosks - temporary architecture and social living environments on the Albanian coast, in: Adolph Stiller (ed.): Albanien. Bauen im Politischen Kontext der Jahrzehnte / Albania. Decades of Architecture in Political Context, Architektur im Ringturm, Wien: müry salzmann 2019, S. 220-231, http://www.muerysalzmann.at/shop/shop_artikeldetails.asp?str=albanien&sf=1&agnr=292.
  • Robert Pichler: Albanian Studies in Graz. Historical Anthropological Approaches to Family, Kinship and Migration – A Brief Overview, in: Rexhep Ismajli (ed.): STUDIMET ALBANISTIKE NË VENDET KU FLITET GJERMANISHT (Albanische Forschungen in den deutschsprachigen Ländern), ASHSH : Seksioni i Gjuhësisë dhe i Letërsisë, Prishtina: ASHAK 2018, S. 329-344.
  • Robert Pichler: The fading power of kurbet: A case study of Albanian remigrants to a Macedonian village, in: Robert Pichler Caroline Hornstein Tomic (ed.): Remigration and Transformation in Post-socialist European Regions, Erste Foundation Series, Wien, Berlin: LIT 2018, S. 22, http://www.lit-verlag.at/isbn/3-643-91025-7.
  • Caroline Hornstein Tomic, Robert Pichler, Sarah Scholl-Schneider: Remigration to Post-socialist Europe. Introduction, in: Robert Pichler Caroline Hornstein Tomic (ed.): Remigration to Post-socialist Europe. Hopes and Realities of Return, Erste Foundation Series, Wien, Berlin: LIT 2018, http://www.lit-verlag.at/isbn/3-643-91025-7.
  • Robert Pichler: Projektionsfläche Nordalbanien: Bildmächtigkeit und Deutung der Kultur der Berge in Albanien und Österreich in den 1990er Jahren (und heute), in: Integration und Äußeres Bundesministerium Europe (ed.): Gemeinsames NeuEntdecken. Ein Kaleidoskop zur Geschichte und Gegenwart der österreichisch-albanischen Beziehungen, Wien: Eigenverlag des Bundesministeriums Europa, Integration und Äußeres 2018, S. 143-159.
  • Robert Pichler: Travelling pictures: Remnants of Albanian mountain culture and their changing perception by different audiences, Science and Video. Des écriture multimedia en science humaines (2017), S. kein "S.", http://scienceandvideo.mmsh.univ-aix.fr/numeros/6/Pages/06.aspx.
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Other Publications

Other Publications

  • Robert Pichler: FAMILJA DHE FAREFISNIA NDËR SHQIPTARËT: KRAHASIME RAJONALE DHE NDËRKULTUROREShkup: Biblioteka: Ballkanologji, 2019.
  • Robert Pichler: 'Lebendige Architektur'. Die Strandbuden an Albaniens Küste, Der Standard (2018), https://derstandard.at/2000079361628/Lebendige-Architektur-Die-Strandbuden-an-Albaniens-Kueste.
  • Robert Pichler: Migration, Lokalität und ethnischer Konflikt. Eine albanisch-makedonische Fallstudie, Graz: Karl Franzens Universität Graz 2017.
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