Karl Kaser is professor for Southeast European history and anthropology at University of Graz. His major work and research projects have been focussing on historical-anthropological fields such as history of family, kinship, and clientelism as well as gender relations in the Balkans and visual cultures. Among his most recent monographic books are: „Patriarchy after Patriarchy. Gender Relations in Turkey and in the Balkans” (2008), “The Balkans and the Near East. Introduction to a Shared History” (2011) and “Andere Blicke. Religionen und visuelle Kulturen auf dem Balkan und im Nahen Osten” (2013), “Hollywood auf dem Balkan. Die visuelle Moderne an der europäischen Peripherie (1900-1970)” (2018).