About associate
izv. prof. dr. sc. Alexander Buczynski
Title:Associate Professor
Public phone number:4851721
E-mail: E-mail
Personal web page: http://hipsb.academia.edu/AlexanderBuczynski
Official web page URL: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alexander_Buczynski2
Odsjek : Division of History
Graduation year:1988
PhD graduation year:1993
Department since:1997

Teaching duties

university graduate

Biography

Education

22.10.1993: Ph.D. in History, University of Zagreb. Dissertation: "Vojni komuniteti - središta građanstva u Hrvatskoj krajini. Povlašteni krajiški gradovi Bjelovar, Senj i Petrinja od 1787. do 1872. godine" [Military Communities - Civil Centers of the Croatian Frontier. The Privileged Towns Bjelovar, Senj and Petrinja from 1787 to 1872]

1988-89: Visiting graduate student, University of Zagreb

31.08.1988: Doctoraal (M.A.) in History, Utrecht University. Thesis: "De grens van de loyaliteit. De Kroatisch-Slawonische Militaire grens van 1740 tot 1848" [The Boundary of Loyalty. The Croatian-Slavonian Military Frontier from 1740 to 1848]

1986-87: Visiting undergraduate student, University of Zagreb

11.11.1983: Propedeuse in History, University of Amsterdam

03.06.1982: VWO, Het Baarnsch Lyceum

 

Current Position

13.04.2011 Scientific Advisor

02.11.2006 Associate Professor of Croatian History

17.06.2002 Senior Scientific Associate

19.09.1998 Research Associate

01.12.1994 Senior Research Assistant

18.11.1991 Ph.D. researcher

01.05.1991 Employment at the Croatian Institute of History

 

Research

2011-   Member of the Steering Committee of the European Historical Population Samples Network (EHPS-Net) (HRZZ 09-RNP-008)

2007-13 Project Manager: "The Military Frontier: Socio-Cultural Integrative Processes and National Identity" (019-0190611-0596); Programme Manager: "The Divided Croatian Kingdom in a European Context".

2002-06 Project Manager: "The Croatian Diet" (0019022)

1996-02 Project Manager: "Privileged Towns of the Frontier" (00190103)

1991-96 Researcher: "The Military Frontier: Sources and Studies" (6-02-100)

 

Teaching

          Graduate seminars:

2005/6-06/7, 09/10: "We are the State: the reigns of Peter I., Louis XIV. and Leopold I.", "Crime and Justice in the Military Frontier", Croatian Studies Center, University of Zagreb.

          Undergraduate lecture courses:

1997/8-2006/7: "Early Modern History", "Austrian History", "Nineteenth Century History", Croatian Studies Center, University of Zagreb. 2008/9, 2009/2010: "History of the Netherlands I, II", Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb.

          Undergraduate seminars:

1997/8-2013/14: "Witch Hunts", "The English Restoration", "Queen Elisabeth I", "The Military Revolution in the Early Modern Period", "Emperor Joseph II", "The French Revolution", "The Jacobite Risings", "American War of Independance", "Cardinal Richelieu", "King Charles II", "Queen Maria Theresa", "Thomas Jefferson", "Chancellor Metternich", "The Dutch Revolt", "The Austro-Turkish Wars", "The English Civil War", "Early Modern Everyday Life", "Austro-Prussian Antagonism during the 19th Century", "The First Austrian Republic", "Ancien Regime", Croatian Studies Center, University of Zagreb.

          Graduate advising:

Major advisor, continuing: Vladimir Brnardić, Ph.D. candidate, Croatian Studies Center, University of Zagreb;

Committee member, completed: Vedran Klaužer, Ph.D. 2015, Croatian Studies Center, University of Zagreb; Ivana Jukić, Ph.D. 2009, Ivana Horbec, Ph.D. 2009, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb; Milan Vrbanus, Ph.D. 2006, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb; Robert Skenderović, Ph.D. 2005, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb; Ivana Jukić, M.A. 2005, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb; Darko Vitek, Ph.D. 2004, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb.

 

Publications

          Books:

Pa to su samo Hrvati! Građa za povijest kantonske reorganizacije Vojne krajine 1787. godine [They are just Croats! Sources for the history of the cantonal reorganization of the Military Frontier in 1787], Zagreb, 2011.

Hrvatska na tajnim zemljovidima 18.-19. st., Gradiška pukovnija [Croatia on Secret Maps of the 18th and 19th Century, The Gradiska Regiment], Alexander Buczynski, Mirko Valentić and Milan Kruhek (eds.), Zagreb, 1999.

Gradovi Vojne krajine [Towns of the Military Frontier], vol. 1-2, Zagreb, 1997.

          Articles and bookchapters

"Vojska" [The Army], in: Lovorka Čoralić (ed.), U potrazi za mirom i blagostanjem. Hrvatske zemlje u 18. stoljeću [In Search of Peace and Prosperity. Croatian Lands during the Eighteenth Century], vol. 5., Zagreb, 2013, pp 149-168 (co-written with Lovorka Čoralić).

"Tinjajući krajiški patriotizam i opsada Zadra 1813. godine" [Smouldering Grenzer Patriotism and the Siege of Zadar 1813], Povijesni prilozi, vol. 38, Zagreb, 2010, pp 235-282.

"Le brasier latent du patriotisme et le siege de Zadar en 1813", in: Franjo Šanjek (ed.), Les Croates et les Provinces Illyriennes (1809-1813) / Hrvati i Ilirske pokrajine (1809.-1813.), Zagreb, 2010, pp 303-352.

"Barun Trenk (1711.-1749.). Legenda i zbilja" [Baron Trenck (1711-1749). Legend and reality], in: Stanko Andrić (ed.), Slavonija, Srijem i Baranja [Slavonia, Syrmia and Baranya]. Zagreb, 2009, pp 230-242.

"Nizozemska Multikultura" [Dutch Multiculture], Hrvatska revija, vol. VII, no. 3, Zagreb, 2007.

"Freiheitsvorstellungen an der kroatischen Militärgrenze", in: Georg Schmidt (ed.), Kollektive Freiheitsvorstellungen im frühzeitlichen Europa, Jena, 2006, pp 249-263.

"Das kroatische Vereinswesen 1848-1918", in: Helmut Rumpler, Peter Urbanitsch (eds.), Die Habsburgermonarchie. Die politische Öffentlichkeit, vol. VIII/1, Vienna, 2006, pp 1273-1299 (co-written with Stjepan Matković).

"Vojna krajina u 18. stoljeću [The Military Frontier during the Eighteenth Century]", in: Mirko Valentić, Lovorka Ćoralić (eds.), Pregled povijesti hrvatskog naroda, [A Survey of the History of the Croatian People], vol. 2, Zagreb, 2005, pp 274-287.

"ECTS - Europski sustav prijenosa vrijednosti" [ECTS - European Credit Transfer System], Europski sustav prijenosa vrijednosti (ECTS) [European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)], Ministarstvo znanosti, obrazovanja i športa, Zagreb, 2005, pp 7-15.

"Zajedno na granici između dvaju velikih carstava (16.-18. st.)", [Together on the Border between Two Great Empires], in: Milan Kruhek (ed.), Hrvatsko-mađarski odnosi 1102.-1918. [Croatian-Hungarian Relations, 1102-1918], Zagreb, 2004, pp 125-133.

"Hrvatske granice i Vojna krajina [Croatian Borders and the Military Frontier]", in: Ivan Supičić (ed.), Hrvatska i Europa: kultura, znanost i umjetnost. Barok i prosvjetiteljstvo [Croatia and Europe: Culture, Science and Art. Baroque and Enlightenment], vol. 3, Zagreb, 2003, pp 43-60.

"Nizozemski ustanak i nastanak Republike Sedam Ujedinjenih Pokrajina", [The Dutch Revolt and the Origin of the Republic of Seven United Provinces], in: Alexander Buczynski, Milan Kruhek and Stjepan Matković (eds.), Hereditas rervm croaticarvm ad honorem Mirko Valentić, Zagreb, 2003, pp 416-422.

"Hrvatska i Ugarska u sastavu Habsburške Monarhije", [Croatia and Hungary within the Habsburg Monarchy], in: Kolomanov put [Koloman's Way], Zagreb, 2002, pp 112-137.

"Die Militärgrenze als habsburgisches Erbe", in: Historicum, vol. 3, Wien, 2002, pp 21-26. (co-written with Stjepan Matković).

"Bojnik Vakanovich u vrijeme koalicijskih ratova protiv Francuske" [Major Vakanovich during the Coalition Wars against France], Petrinjski zbornik, vol. 4., Petrinja, 2001, pp 123-138.

"Trojna zapovjedna podređenost Vojne krajine 1848. godine" [The Triple Military Subordination of the Military Frontier in 1848], in: Mirko Valentić (ed.), Hrvatska 1848. i 1849. [Croatia in 1848 and 1849], Zagreb, 2001, pp 123-131.

"The Development of Sericulture and the Production of Silk in Croatia", Povijesni prilozi, vol. 21, Zagreb, 2001, pp. 171-181.

"Der dalmatinische Landtag", in: Helmut Rumpler, Peter Urbanitsch (ed.), Die Habsburgermonarchie 1848-1918. Verfassung und Parlamentarismus, vol. VII, Beč, 2000, pp 1951-1989.

"Korespondencija Josip Pliverić - Georg Jellinek iz 1885. godine" [The Correspondence between Josip Pliveric and Georg Jellinek in 1885], Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta, vol. 50, no. 6, Zagreb, 2000, pp 1053-1084 (co-written with Stjepan Matković).

"Nova Gradiška u vrtlogu krajiške reorganizacije" [Nova Gradiska in the Whirl of Military Frontier Reorganisations], in: Dragica Vidmar (ed.), Nova Gradiška. Izabrane teme [Nova Gradiska. Assorted Themes], Nova Gradiška, 1998, pp 53-63.

"Bečka financijska politika i krajiški monetarni sustav" [Vienna's Financial Policy and the Monetary System of the Frontier], Numizmatičke vijesti, vol. 47, Zagreb, 1994, pp 146-164.

"Kolonizacija njemačkih obrtnika i trgovaca u vojne komunitete Hrvatske krajine", [The Colonization of German Craftsmen and Traders in Military Communities of the Croatian Frontier], in: Goran Beus Richembergh (ed.), Nijemci u Hrvatskoj jučer i danas [Germans in Croatia, Yesterday and Today], Zagreb, 1994, pp 25-42.

"Organizacijski oblik vojnog komuniteta Bjelovar" [The Organizational Structure of the Military Cummunity of Bjelovar], Bjelovarski zbornik, vol. 4, Bjelovar, 1994, pp 9-18.

"Organizacija policije i pravosuđa u Vojnoj krajini" [Organization of Police and Judicature in the Military Frontier], Povijesni prilozi, vol. 13, Zagreb, 1994, pp 77-109.

"Ivanić kao povlašteni krajiški grad" [Ivanić as a Privileged Frontier Town], in: Božo Rudeš (ed.), Devetsto godina Ivanića [Ninehundred Years Ivanic], Kloštar Ivanić, Ivanić Grad, Križ, 1994, pp 237-249.

"Rimokatolička i Pravoslavna crkva u Vojnoj krajini (1740.-1868.)" [The Roman Catholic and Orthodox Church in the Military Frontier (1740-1868)], Povijesni prilozi, vol. 12, Zagreb, 1993, pp39-96.

"Obveze i povlastice krajiških časnika" [Duties and Privileges of Frontier Officers], Povijesni prilozi, vol. 11, Zagreb, 1992, pp 61-110.

"Stvaranje vojnih komuniteta Bjelovara i Petrinje" [Origins of the Military Communities Bjelovar and Petrinja], Povijesni prilozi, vol. 10, Zagreb, 1991, pp 81-102.

"Trgovački pomorski grad Senj i Tršćanska trgovačka intendanca (1752.-1775.)" [The Commercial Seaport Senj and the Commercial Intendancy of Trieste], Senjski zbornik, vol. 18, Senj, 1991, pp 205-216.

"Nastanak i organizacijski oblik vojnih komuniteta od 1748. do 1850. godine" [Origin and Organization of Military Communities between 1748 and 1850], Arhivski vjesnik, vol. 34-35, Zagreb, 1991-1992, pp 185-194.

          Reviews

"Simpozij 'Nesigurna budućnost Jugoslavije'" [Symposium "The Uncertain Future of Yugoslavia], Časopis za suvremenu povijest, vol. 1-3, Zagreb, 1991, pp. 33-49.

          Encyclopedia entries

"Vojna Krajina" [Military Frontier] in: Trpimir Macan (ed.), Hrvatski biografski leksikon. In print.

"Banija", "Senjska kapetanija"[Captaincy of Senj], "Vojna Krajina" [Military Frontier], "vojni komunitet" [military community], "Zabok" in: Antun Vujić (ed.), Hrvatski leksikon, vol. A-K, vol. L-Z, Zagreb, 1996-97.

 

Public Lectures and Conference Presentations

"Muster Rolls of the Croatian Military Frontier as Sources of Historical Demography", Conference: Workshop 'Population Workshop', International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam, February 20, 2014. (co-presenter: Vedran Klaužer)

"War reporting on Croats and Pandours under the (in)famous Col. Trenck in newspapers of the 1740s", International Conference: New and the Shape of Europe, Queen Mary, University of London, London, July 26-29, 2013.

"Arhivska građa o vojnokrajiškim pitanjima na kraju 18. stoljeća u fondu Austrijskog državnog arhiva Kriegsminister Lacy Akten" [Archival Sources relevant to the 18th-Century Military Frontier in the Kriegsminister Lacy Akten of the Austrian State Archives], Conference: 4th Congress of Croatian Historians, University of Zagreb, October 3, 2012.

"Jozefinska reforma Vojne krajine 1787. godine" [Josephinian Reform of the Military Frontier in 1787], Public Lecture, University of Zagreb, March 12, 2012.

"Habsburg Cameralism in the Croatian Military Frontier", Lecture at the Fernand Braudel Center, SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, May 26, 2010.

"Pobuna krajiške posade u zadarskoj tvrđavi 1813. godine" [Mutiny of the Grenzer Garrison at Zadar 1813], Conference: Hrvati i Ilirske pokrajine, Zagreb, Zadar, October 1-3, 2009.

Participant, HERA Matchmaking event, Paris, April 19, 2008.

"The Military Frontier in Croatia and Slavonia 1527-1881", Graduate Lecture, University of Pecs, October 17, 2007.

"Enlightened Policies in the Military Frontier of the Habsburg Monarchy", IASH work-in-progress seminar, Edinburgh, February 21, 2007.

"Souveränität und Identität in kroatischen Beispielen", Conference: Die Grenzen Europas. Von der nationalen Identität zur europäischen Einheit?, Berlin, October 26-27, 2004.

"Die Militärgrenze zwischen Österreich und dem Osmanischen Reich", Workshop: "Herrschaft und Beherrschte in kontinentalen europäischen Imperien im Vergleich (1700-1920)", October 10, 2003.

"Freiheitsvorstellungen an der kroatischen Militärgrenze", Conference: Kollektive Freiheitsvorstellungen im frühzeitlichen Europa, Jena, June 11-14, 2003.

"Die Grenze des Absolutismus: Das Karlstädter und Warasdiner Generalat im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert", Conference: Die Habsburgermonarchie 1620 bis 1740. Leistungen und Grenzen des Absolutismus-Paradigmas, Leipzig, February 12-14, 2003.

Chair, participant in roundtable discussions, Glaubensflüchtlinge. Ursachen und Auswirkungen konfessioneller Migration im frühneuzeitlichen Ostmitteleuropa, Erfurt, November 21-23, 2002.

"Kolonijalna prošlost i društvene različitosti u Nizozemskoj" [Colonial Past and Social Differences in the Netherlands], Conference on former colonial empires, Zagreb, Rijeka and Sisak, November 8-10, 2001.

"Die kroatisch-slawonische Militärgrenze", Graduate Lecture, University of Viennna, October 18, 2001.

"Violence in the service of law and order", Conference: The Language of Violence, Koper, October 11-13, 2001.

"Der politische Konflikt zwischen den Wiener Militärbehörden un dem kroatischen Sabor unter Leopold II", 51st Congres of ICHRPI, Graz and Maribor, September 6-7, 2001.

"Praksa kažnjavanja u Vojnoj krajini sredinom 19. stoljeća" [Punishment Practices in the Military Frontier during the Second Half of the 19th Century], 1st Congress of Croatian Historians, Zagreb, December 10-12, 1999.

"Tursko pitanje i srednjo-europska politika cara Leopolda I."[The Turkish Question and the Middle European Politics of Emperor Leopold I], Conference: The Peace of Srijemski Karlovci 1699, Zagreb, November 18, 1999.

"The Military Communities of the Slavonian Frontier as a Cameralist Experience", Conference: Plan and practice. How to construct a Border society? The Triplex confinium, Graz, December 9-10, 1998.

"The Fate of Frontier Officer Vakanovich during the Napoleonic Wars", Conference: Napoleone e l'Adriatico, Ancona, November 16-17, 1998.

"Cetingradski sabor u svijetlu europskih međunarodnih odnosa" [The Diet of Cetingrad in the Light of International European Relations], Conference: The Diet of Cetingrad in 1527, Cetingrad, November 11, 1997.

"Senj u vrijeme Mateše Antuna Kuhačevića" [Senj in the Time of Mateša Antun Kuhačević] Conference: The 300th Anniversary of the Birth of M. A. Kuhačević, Senj, April 15, 1997.

"Die österreichische Militärgrenze in Kroatien", Conference on Austro-Croatian Cultural Relations, Vienna, April 8, 1997.

"Prilike u austro-ugarskoj monarhiji u vrijeme rakovičke bune" [Political Conditions in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy during the Revolt of Rakovica], Conference: The 125 Anniversary of the Revolt of Rakovica, Zagreb, October 10, 1996.

"Die privilegierten Grenzstädte Bellowar, Zengg und Petrinia zwischen 1787 und 1871", Public lecture, Österreichisches Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropa, Vienna, October 10, 1995.

Participant in roundtable discussions, 18th International Congress of Historical Sciences, University of Montreal, Montreal, August 23 - September 3, 1995.

"Sorge der Steierischen Stände für die Verteidigung der Slawonischen Militärgrenze", I. kroatisch-steierisches Symposion für Lehrerinnen des Faches Geschichte und Sozialkunde, Bad Gams, November 22-23, 1994.

"Brodski vojni komunitet u 18. i 19. st." [The Military Community Brod], Conference on the History of Slavonski Brod, October 10, 1994.

"Organizacijski oblik vojnog komuniteta Bjelovara" [Organization of the Military Community Bjelovar], Conference on the History of Bjelovar, Bjelovar, October 5, 1994.

"Ivanić kao povlašteni krajiški grad" [Ivanich as a Privileged Frontier Town], Conference: 900 Years Ivanić, Ivanić, July 16, 1994

 

Service and Engagement

          To the Institute:

1. Department of Early Modern History, Croatian Institute of History, Head since 2001.

2. Board of Governors (elected), Croatian Institute of History, Member 2001-2009.

          To the University of Zagreb:

1. Development of a new curriculum for the Study of History, Under- and Postgraduate Director, History Department, Croatian Studies Center, University of Zagreb, 2005-2007.

2. ECTS Coordinator, Croatian Studies Center, University of Zagreb, 2004-07.

3. Coordinator of all Humanities Studies, Committee for the Reorganisation and Development of University Studies, University of Zagreb, 2004-2005.

          To the profession:

1. Main Committee for academic promotion in the Humanities, Chair since 2013.

2. Croatian National Committee of Historical Sciences (HNOPZ), Secretary 1993-99; Vice-president, 1999-2004.

3. Organizational Committee, First Congress of Croatian Historians, Chair 1999.

          To the wider community:

1. Public lectures for history teachers: "The Habsburgs", Zagreb, November 6, 2012, and "The Parliamentary History of England", Zagreb, December 6, 2012.

2. Board of Governors, Primary Montessori School "Baroness Dedee Vranyczany", Zagreb, co-founder and member since 2003.

 

Fellowships and Grants

Fulbright grant, Binghamton University, State University of New York, January-May, 2010

Research Fellow at IASH, University of Edinburgh, January-April, 2007

Undergraduate Grant from the Former Yugoslavia, 1986-87.

 

Research Keywords

Chronology: Early Modern History, 17th and 18th Century.

Geography: Military Frontier, Croatia, Europe.

Themes: Politics and Policy, Enlightenment, Gender, National and Cultural Identities, Integrative Processes, Everyday life, Violence, Crime and Justice, Religion, Military History.

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