Eckehard Pistrick
Eckehard Pistrick
Musique et mobilité, musique et émotion, musique et mémoire, polyphonie, migration studies
Albanie, Grece, Bulgarie

Mars/Septembre 2004 Albanie du Sud, Epire (Grece)

Mars/Avril 2006 Cambodge/Bali

Aout/Septembre 2006 Macédoine, Bulgarie, Albanie du Sud

Juillet/Aout 2007 Epire, Nord de la Grece

Aout-Octobre 2008 Albanie du Nord, Albanie du Sud

Aout 2009 Recherche sur les chansons polyphoniques en Albanie du Sud

Septembre-Decembre 2009 participant observation, region Shpati, Albanie Centrale

Aout 2010 Albanie de l'Est

Avril/Aout 2011 Albanie Centrale

Mai 2012 Albanie Centrale

Avril 2013 Albanie du Sud, Archives de l'Etat, Tirana (Média et Folklorisation)

Novembre 2014 République tchèque: terrain chez la minorité grecque (région Krnov)

Mars 2015 Albanie du Nord

Aout 2015 péninsule du Péloponnèse, Grèce

Mars/Septembre 2016 recherche collaborative avec Soundwalk Collective, New York (archives de Radio Tirana, Albanie)



2003. “Musik und Musikwissenschaft in Halle 1933-1945” in Hallische Beiträge zur Zeitgeschichte, 13, Rupieper, Hermann-Josef ed., Halle, 97-122.

2005. „Lab Epic and Historic Songs in the Saranda region (South Albania) – Continuity and Change in an Oral Tradition“ these de master, Institut de Musicologie, Université de Halle, 197 p.

2006. “Saranda revisited – Musical Life in a “border town” fifty years after Stockmann” in Urban Music in the Balkans: drop out ethnic identities or a historical case of tolerance and global thinking?, Shupo, Sokol ed., Tirana, 176-183.

2008. “Emigration Songs – Interethnic and Multilingual Polyphony in Epirus” in The Human World and Musical Diversity: Proceedings from the Fourth Meeting of the ICTM Study Group ‘Music and Minorities’ in Varna, Bulgaria 2006 Rosemary Statelova, Angela Rodel, Lozanka Peycheva, Ivanka Vlaeva and Ventsislav Dimov eds., Sofia, 291-297.

2008. “Whose is this song? – Fieldwork views on multipart singing as expression of identities at the South Albanian border” in Balkan Border Crossings, First Annual of the Konitsa Summer School, Vol. 32, Nitsiakos, Vassilis, Ioannis Manos, Aliki Angeliodou, Vassilis Dalkavoukis eds. Münster, 358-382.

2008. “Migration Memories in the borderlands – Regional constructions of identity and memory in Zagoria (South Albania) through place and sound” in Ethnologia Balkanica, 12/2008, Region, Regional Identity and Regionalism in Southeastern Europe, Part 2, 97-110.

2008. “Versteckte Stimmen” [“Voix cachés”] Un journal de terrain, avec enregistements du terrain 2004-2007, Halle: destinatio.

2009. “Singing of pain and memory- Emotionalizing mythistory of migration in Epirus” In: Zeitschrift für Balkanologie Nr. 45, 1 (2009), 66-76.

2009 (avec Gerda Dalipaj). “Celebrating the imagined village – Organizing and Commenting Local Soundscapes and Social Patterns in South Albanian Feasts” in International Journal for Euro-Mediterranean Studies; Issue: Arts and Heritage in the Mediterranean, 2 (2009), 163-191.

2010. Singing back the kurbetlli – Responses to migration in Albanian folk culture as
a culturally innovative practice, in: Anthropological Notebooks XVI/II, 29-39.

2011. Il Corpo in Transizione. Ambiguità nel canto e nella danza come performance corporee nell'Albania post-comunista, in: Molimo - Quaderni di Antropologia culturale ed etnomusicologia, Special Issue “Body and Performance”, Vol. 6, 75-100.

2011. (avec Nicola Scaldaferri/Gretel Schwörer-Kohl) eds. Audiovisual Media and Identity Issues in Southeastern Europe. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars.

2012. Spatial Detachment-Emotional Detachment. Delocalizing and Instrumentalizing Local Musical Practice in the Communist Regimes of Southeastern Europe, in: Südosteuropäische Hefte 1 (2), 77-87.

2012. A Fading Musical Memory? - National Identity Construction in Lab Epic Songs, in: Hemming, Andreas, Gentiana Kera and Enriketa Pandalejmoni (eds) Albania: Family, Society and Culture in the 20th century, Münster, 187-207.

2013. "Wo ist Shallës, Wo ist Markat?" [Where is Shallës, where is Markat?] in: Christine Zucchelli (ed) Europa erlesen - Albanien. Wieser Verlag: Klagenfurt, 277-280.

2013. J’ai vendu mes cloches, mon âme – Transformations de l’espace sonore dans une société postcommuniste – Le cas de l’Albanie in: Joël Candau, Marie-Barbara Le Gonidec (eds) Paysages sensoriels. Essai d'anthropologie de la construction et de la perception de l'environnement sonore, Actes des congrès des sociétés historiques et scientifiques: Neuchâtel, 163-175.

2013. Interreligious cultural practice as lived reality – The case of Muslim and Orthodox shepherds in Middle Albania, in: Anthropological Journal of European Cultures 22 (2), 72-90.

2013. (avec Bledar Kondi) Waiting for the Sea to be dried up – The Tragedy of Otranto in the light of contemporary vocal practices, in: Ahmedaja, Ardian (ed) Local and Global Understandings of Creativities, Cambridge Scholars Publishers, 101-118.

2013. A 'Black Film'? - Conflicting Readings of Local Realities in the Albanian Shpati Mountains, in: Visual Ethnography, 2, 1, 75-88.

2013. Performing Absences. Seasonal Returns in South Albanian Villages, in: Ethnologie Francaise 43, 2013/1, 65-75.

2013. Interreligious Cultural Practice as Lived Reality: The Case of Muslim and Orthodox Shepherds in Central Albania, in: Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, 22 (2), 72-90.

2013. ed. (with Cyril Isnart) Special Issue of Etnográfica. Landscapes, Soundscapes, Mindscapes: New Perspectives on Sound and Space. 17 (3).

2014. Musik des Balkans-Musiken des Balkans: Kontinuitäten und Transformationen, in: Uwe Hinrichs, Thede Kahl. Petra Himstedt-Vaid (eds) Balkan-Handbuch, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 771-789.

2015. Performing Nostalgia - Migration Culture and Creativity in South Albania. SOAS Musicology Series. Ashgate: Farnham.

2015. Fiktionen der Moderne – Čalga, Balkanbrass und Gypsyfieber: Die populäre Musik des Balkans zwischen Selbstbezug und Fremdbestimmung, in: Klaus Roth, Wolfgang Höpken, Gabriella Schubert (eds) Europäisierung, Globalisierung, Tradition: Herrschaft und Alltag in Südosteuropa, Südosteuropa Jahrbuch 41, München: Sagner, 385-406.

2016. ed. Deutsch-Albanische Wissenschaftsbeziehungen hinter dem Eisernen Vorhang.[German-Albanian Academic Relations behind the Iron Curtain] Harrassowitz: Wiesbaden.

2016. Listening to "The Human without a Soul" - Outline for an Audience-Centred History of Broadcasting in Communist Albania, Musikologjia/Musicology 21, 141-156.

2017. Academic Collaboration in Ideological Frameworks behind the Iron Curtain: The German-Albanian Expedition of 1957, Ethnologie Française, XLVII, 2, 241-252.

2017. Empty Migrant Rooms – An Anthropology of Absence through the Camera Lense, Journal of Contemporary Archaeology 'Archaeologies of forced and undocumented migration' (ed. Yannis Hamilakis) Vol. 3, No. 2


Depuis Juin 2009 Chargée de cours au département d’Ethnomusicologie, Institut de Musicologie, Université de Halle

enseignement dans le cadre du programme ERASMUS/SOKRATES:

Manchester Metropolitan University, Universita degli Studi Milano, Aristotele University Thessaloniki, Palacky University Olomouc, TEI Arta, Vienna University

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