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My name is Andreas Schiestl, I am a social anthropologist and work as teacher and journalist. My specialisation is on anthropology of everyday life and popular culture/music.

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"Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life." Lord Byron


























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Research Interests

SAMSUNG

  • Slavic languages
    (Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Slovene, Slovak, Rusin)
  • Anthropology of popular culture
  • Anthropology of popular music
  • Anthropology of everyday life
  • Alternative culture, subculture, counter-culture
  • Social, collective, cultural and national identity
    Language as factor of identity construction
    Nation-building process

Background

2014 Graduation in Slavstics with the thesis “National Myths of Ukraine”

Successful application as lecturer for German language and Austrian culture in Košice, Slovakia

2013 Lecturer for German at the Summer School of the ÖAD in Nitra, Slovakia

Participation at the Austrian-Ukrainian Summer School of the ÖAD in L’viv

Journalistic duties in the field of popular music

Lecturer at the Austrian Institute Ljubljana for Common German and Conversation

2012 Lecturer for German at the Summer School of the ÖAD in Prešov, SlovakiaParticipation at the Austrian-Ukrainian Summer School of the ÖAD in L’viv

Certificate for Economical Polish – level B2

Participation at the Austrian-Polish Summer School of the ÖAD in Cracow

Journalistic duties in the field of popular music

Lecturer at the Austrian Institute Ljubljana for Common German and Conversation

Certificate to examine the Austrian Language Diploma (ÖSD) for level A2

2011 Certificate to examine the Austrian Language Diploma (ÖSD) for levels A1, B1, C2Participation at the Austrian-Ukrainian Summer School of the ÖAD in L’viv

Participation Summer University of SAS (Studia Academica Slovaca)

Turkish course at the language school Panteon, Ljubljana

Lecturer for German at the language school Panteon, Ljubljana

Research in the field of political, visual, historical and popular-cultural anthropology

Research in the field of Ethnomusicology and Musical Anthropology

Polish- and Slovak courses at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana

2010 Participation at the congress of the ÖDaF (German as foreign language) in ViennaParticipation at the Summer Polish Language Course for Foreigners at the State Higher Vocational School in Nysa

Participation at a Slovakian summer school in Prešov

Travels to Wrocław and L’viv

Advanced training course of adventure education

Certificate to examine the Austrian Language Diploma (ÖSD) for levels B2, C1

Lecturer of German at the Austrian Institute Ljubljana

Year abroad in Ljubljana through CEEPUS

Researches on the reading ease of Russian

2009 Participation at a Slovenian summer school in BovecTravels to Ukraine, Poland, Slovenia
2008 Participator at the 13th Ukrainicum in Greifswald (1st to 11th September)Translator of documents from the Ukrainian People’s Republic (1918/19) at the Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institut (research center for war consequences)

Beginning of the diploma thesis

Project collaborator at the Department of slavonic languages (GRALIS-Korpus)

Stays in Ukraine, Poland, Slovenia

2007 Students’ Representative at the Department of Slavistics GrazMember of the Curriculum-commission of the Department of Slavistics Graz

Project collaborator at the Department of Information Processing in the Humanities

Holding of a course in Russian language for beginners

Construction phase of the BaDaRUJa-corpus

Construction phase of this Homepage

Engagement for learning about the Slovenian, Polish and Belarusian cultures

Stays in Ukraine, Poland, Slovenia

2006 Participation at the University of Vienna, courses about Ukrainian languageParticipation in different courses at the Department of Information Processing in the Humanities, XML/TEI

Introduction in corpus linguistics by Tomaž Erjavec

Stays in Ukraine (Kiev, L’viv, Užgorod)

Start project: Computerhandbuch für Slavisten

2005 Engagement for learning about the Ukrainian language and cultureParticipation at the Austrian-Ukrainian Summer School of the ÖAD in L’viv
2004 Construction phase of the Ostslavia-Portal (Community)
2003 Start of studies of slavonic languages (Russian) at the University of Graz