Prof. Dr. Anton Pelinka is a professor of political science and nationalism studies at the English-speaking Central European University of Budapest. Before this appointment, Pelinka was a professor of political science at the University of Innsbruck, one of Austria’s largest universities. He was the director of Institute of Conflict Research, Vienna until September 30, 2012. Selected publications include Europa. Ein Plädoyer (Europe. A plea), Vienna 2011 (Braumüller); Nach der Windstille (After the calm), Vienna 2009 (Braumüller); Kreisky – Haider. Bruchlinien österreichischer Identitäten (Kreisky – Haider. Fault lines of Austrian identities) (together with Hubert Sickinger and Karin Stögner), Vienna 2008 (Braumüller); Vergleich politischer Systeme (Comparison of political systems), Vienna 2005 (Böhlau, UTB); Politics of the Lesser Evil: Leadership, Democracy, and Jaruzelski’s Poland (Transaction, 1999); (co-ed, with Ruth Wodak); The Haider Phenomenon in Austria (Transaction, 2002); and Democracy Indian Style: Subhas Chandra Bose and the Creation of India’s Political Culture (Transaction, 2003); Austria. Out of the Shadow of the Past, Boulder (Colorado) 1998.
Place: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Interviewers: Marina Gržinić, Sefik Tatlić
Filming: Valerija Zabret
Editing: Marina Gržinić, Valerija Zabret