BELGRADE – SERBIA

500+ participants / 80+ speakers / 20+ panels
BSC2023

11-13 OCTOBER
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Day 3

Zeitenwende: A U-turn Nobody Predicted

11:45 – 12:45

 

Florian Bieber

Professor of Southeast European History and Politics and Director, Centre for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz

Florian Bieber is a Professor of Southeast European History and Politics and Director of the Centre for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz, Austria. He is the coordinator of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) and speaker of the Field of Excellence “Dimensions of Europe” at the University of Graz. He studied Political Science and History at Trinity College (USA), the University of Vienna, and Central European University (Budapest). He has worked for the European Centre for Minority Issues and taught at Kent University (UK). He is also a Visiting Professor at the Nationalism Studies Program at CEU. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the LSE and New York University and held the Luigi Einaudi Chair at Cornell University and held a Jean Monnet Chair. Recent publications include Pulverfass Balkan (Ch. Links 2023), Negotiating Unity and Diversity in the European Union (Palgrave 2021, with Roland Bieber), Debating Nationalism (Bloomsbury 2020) and The Rise of Authoritarianism in the Western Balkans (Palgrave 2020).