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 studied Political Science and History at Trinity College (USA), the University of Vienna, and Central European University (Budapest).
He is the coordinator of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) and holds the Jean Monnet Chair in the Europeanisation of Southeastern Europe.
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.
His research interests include democratization, institutional design in multiethnic states, nationalism and ethnic conflict, as well as the political systems of South-eastern Europe. He is the author of The Rise of Authoritarianism in the Western Balkans, Palgrave 2020 and Debating the Rise of Nationalism, Bloomsbury 2020.
- Bieber, Florian: “Making Maps”; in: Globalising Southeastern Europe (15.12.2015); URL: https://globalseesunigraz.wordpress.com/2019/12/12/making-maps/.