Mr Tibor PICHLER
Education and academic and other qualifications
Study of history and philosophy at Comenius
University in Bratislava 1967-1972, doctoral student
at the Institute of Philosophy of the Slovak Academy
of Sciences, PhD 1980, Associated Professor 2000,
Senior researcher and Director of the Institute of
Philosophy of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.
at national level:
the Centre of Excellence of the Slovak Academy of
Sciences “Collective Identities in Central Europe”
Participant in the National research programme
“Nation, Nationalities and Ethnic Groups in
Transformation Societies” (2004-2006).
Principal investigator in the following projects:
“Changes in Slovak Philosophic Thought in the 20th
Century” (2004-2006) and
of Thought and Traditions in 19th and 20th
Century Slovakia” (2001-2003).
Member of the Centre of Excellence of the Slovak
Academy of Sciences “Key Problems of Modern Slovak
Member of ECRI in respect of Slovakia (2003-present)
Observer (2003-2004) and deputy member of the EUMC’s
Management Board in Vienna (2004-2007)
Investigator in the projects “Ethnos,
Demos, Fides: Catholic Nationalisms in Comparative
Perspective” (CSIC Madrid, 2005-2006)
Histories Revisited” (University of Naples,
Contributor to Elias Canetti symposia in Vienna.
Publications and other works
Author and editor of books, numerous studies and
articles published in Slovak, English, German and
others, Ethnic enthusiasts and citizens. On the
History of Slovak Political Thought in the 19th
Century, Bratislava: Veda 1998 (in Slovak);
contributor to cultural monthly periodicals.
English, German, Hungarian, French, Russian.
Fields of research
interest are Slovak and Central European history of
thought and political ideas, nationalism, national
narratives and politics of memory.