Enriketa Pandelejmoni is a social historian and a co-founder and director of Qendra e Kerkimeve Historike dhe Antropologjike – Center for Historical and Anthropological Research, Albania. She is also a lecturer at the Department of History, Faculty of History and Philology, University of Tirana. Dr In the period 2000 – 2007 Dr. Pandelejmoni has been a researcher at the Center for Southeast History at the University of Graz. She defended her PhD in 2013 at the University of Graz. Her research interests include demographic developments and socio-cultural urban history of SEE. She is coeditor of the volume Albania. Family, Society and Culture in the 20thCentury. LIT Verlag, Münster, 2012, together with Gentiana Kera and Andreas Hemming.