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Prof. Dr. Klaus Buchenau

Prof. Dr. Klaus Buchenau

Professor of Southeast and East European History


Universität Regensburg
Institute for History
Universitätsstraße 31
93053 Regensburg

Main Research Areas

  • History of religion in Southeast and East Europe, 19th-21th century (Anti-westernism, Fundamentalism in Orthodox cultures)
  • History of Yugoslavia and its successor states
  • Southeast Europe in a global comparison (especially Latin America)
  • Relations between Russia/Soviet Union and Southeast Europe, 19th and 20th century
  • History of corruption in Southeast Europe
  • History of Russian emigration

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Warleberg (Schleswig-Holstein). 2003 Doctorate Degree at the Freie Universität Berlin on Orthodoxy and Catholicism in socialist Yugoslavia. 2010 Habilitation at the Freie Universität Berlin on transnational anti-Western networks (Russia/Serbia). 2009-2013 Research Associate at the International Research Training Group "Religious cultures in 19th and 20th-century Europe". Since 2013, Acting Professor for Southeast and East European History at the Universität Regensburg (as substitute for Professor Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer).


List of publications

Supervised Ph.D. Theses at the Graduate School