Adrian Brisku

Person

Affiliation Expiration31/08/2012

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Elbasan, Albania, Adrian Brisku has a PhD degree from the Department of History and Civilisation in the European University Institute, Florence (2009). After completing his undergraduate studies in Humanities and English Language in Albania (1999), he graduated from Sussex University with an MA in Contemporary European Studies (2000), as well as from Central European University with an MA in Political Science (2001). He has taught a number of courses on History of Modern Europe in Prague, Czech Republic and on Nationalism and Political Ideologies in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. For three years he co-directed an academic project, Critical Sociology Network - Caucasus Academic Project (2004-2007), in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. Since September 2009, he has been a research fellow at the University of Helsinki within the international research project Europe 1815-1914, funded by the European Research Council. He is currently working on When Renewal Repeats: Politics of Change and Stability in the Ottoman and Russian Empires during the 'Century of Europe'. Main interests are comparative political European history in general and more specifically modern Albanian and Georgian political histories and nineteenth century Russian and Ottoman imperial histories, intellectual history as well as economic and legal thought.

Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Empires without Cosmopolitanism? - Locating Cosmopolitanism in the Nineteenth Century Russian and Ottoman Empires

    Brisku, A. 2013 Analysing Cosmopolitanism in Enlightenment Europe and Beyond. Garcia-Salmones, M. & Slotte, P. (eds.). E. J. Brill

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

  2. Islamization Reconsidered: Islam and Muslim Albanians in Albanian History Texts (1973-2006)

    Brisku, A. 2010 Narrating Islam: Interpretations of the Muslim World in European Texts . London, New York: Tauris Academic Studies an Imprint of I. B. Tauris

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

  3. Internalizing Europe: Albanian Perceptions of the Continent in a Historical Perspective (1878-2008)

    Brisku, A. 2009 In : Journal of educational media, memory, and society. 1, 2, p. 97-124 28 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

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Latest activities

  1. Shifting Modes of Inclusion and Belonging

    Brisku, A. (Speaker: Presenter)
    27 Oct 201129 Oct 2011

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Cultural Histories of Teleology I

    Brisku, A. (Member of organizing committee)
    8 Sep 20119 Sep 2011

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Intellectual Histories of Historical Teleology III: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives.

    Brisku, A. (Member of organizing committee)
    9 Jun 201110 Jun 2011

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Education

Phd in History and Civilisation

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