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Prof. Dr. Peter Haslinger


  • Board Member
  • Section 4
  • Spokesperson "Virtual reconstructions in transnational research environments: Palaces and Parks in former East Prussia"
Prof. Dr. Peter Haslinger



History of Eastern Europe

Justus Liebig University Giessen
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10 D
35394 Giessen
Tel: 0641/99-28252
Fax: 0641/99-28259

Short Biography

  • 2007 present Director of Herder Institute Marburg and Professor of History of Eastern Europe at the Giessen Center for Eastern European Studies (GiZo)
  • 2006  2007 Visiting Professor at the Universities of Munich and Regensburg
  • 2005 Visiting Professor at the Universities of Vienna and Salzburg
  • 2005 Habilitation at the University of Freiburg (Post-doctoral Thesis "Imagined Territories. Nation und Territorium im tschechischen politischen Diskurs 1889-1938")
  • 1993 Ph.D. at the University of Vienna (Dissertation "Der ungarische Revisionismus und das Burgenland 1922-1932")
  • Studied History, Japanese Studies, Slavic Studies, and Finnish-Hungarian Studies in Vienna and Budapest
  • 1964 Born in Innsbruck
Main Research Interests

  • History of East Central Europe (Habsburg Empire and Successor States)
  • 19th and 20th century
  • Aspects of Nationalism, Regionalism, and Multiculturalism
  • History of Cartography and Concepts of Space and Borders
  • Cultures of Memory and Questions of Identity
  • Historical Discourse Analysis
  • Cultures of Knowledge in Transnational Contexts