Dr. phil. Zsuzsa Barbarics-Hermanik
Zsuzsa Barbarics-Hermanik is researcher and lecturer at the Institute of History, Southeast European History and Anthropology. She studied History (with special focus on Ottoman history) and German Language and Literature at the University of Pécs and at the University of Graz, where she completed her PhD in history in 2006. She worked as Univ. Assistant (2000-2006) and as Assistant Professor (2007) at the University of Pécs in Hungary. Currently, she holds a Hertha-Firnberg-Position at the University of Graz. Her research and teaching interests are focusing on the history of the Ottoman Empire, memory of the “Turks” in Central- and Southeast Europe as well as on transcultural communication and exchange processes between the Ottoman Empire and Europe.