2 June 2019. Prof. Anton Pelinka: “Israel: Demokratie aus der Vielfalt” – Festvortrag anlässlich des Jerusalemtages.
Prof. Anton Pelinka was full professor at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, from 1975 to 2006 and visiting professor at Harvard University (Schumpeter Fellow), Stanford University (Austrian Chair), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the University of New Orleans, and the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Institute for European Studies).
From 2006–2018 he was Professor of Nationalism Studies and Political Science at the Central European University in Budapest. At the Spring Term 2019, he was teaching “Comparative European Politics” at the European Forum, Center for Austrian Studies, at the Hebrew University.
His research fields include Comparative Politics and Democratic Theory. His immediate research focus will be on democracy and transnational politics. For the period of 2018 to 2023, he will be a member of the University Board of the University of Innsbruck.
Among his publications: Austria. Out of the Shadows of the Past (Boulder: Westview, 1998); The Politics of the Lesser Evil. Leadership, Democracy and Jaruzelski’s Poland (New Brunswick: Transaction, 1999); The Haider Phenomenon in Austria (ed.with Ruth Wodak; New Brunswick: Transaction, 2002); Democracy Indian Style. Subhas Chandra Bose and the Creation of India’s Political Culture (New Brunswick: Transaction, 2003).
Israel. Ausnahme- oder Normalstaat? (Wien: Braumüller Verlag, 2015)
Welcome: Peter Florianschütz, President of the Austrian-Israeli Society
This evening was organised
in cooperation with: :
The Austrian – Israeli Society
with the support of:
The Embassy of the State of Israel
KKL – Austria