Activities

Upcoming talks and events

 

23 November 2017, 9:00-16:30, Oxford, UK
Co-convenor and presenter at the conference: “Revisiting Yugoslavia in the shadow of the present: Continuities and Discontinuities”, with the presentation on “Liberalism in Yugoslavia: before and after the disintegration”. See details here.

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Past events

Public talks and seminars

March 2017, Oxford, UK:
South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), Presentation as part of the Hilary Term seminar series “The rise of illiberalism in South East Europe”. Panel topic: “Illiberalism and post-ideology politics in South East Europe” (with Othon Anastasakis and Nancy Bermeo). More information here.

February 2017, London, UK:
London School of Economics, Research on South East Europe (LSEE), Visiting Speaker Programme: Topic: “For the individual, the demos, or the group? Evaluating the prospect for a liberal Bosnia and Herzegovina in light of ideological alternatives”. More information and an audio podcast may be found here. Please contact me if you wish to have the fully footnoted manuscript.

October 2016, London, UK
Global Strategy Forum, London, and South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) seminar: “The Geopolitics of Fear: South East Europe in a triangle of uncertainty––Russia, Middle East, North Africa”, Presentation: “The geopolitics of ideas and the Western Balkans”. More information and the audio podcast may be found here.

September 2016, Tirana, Albania
Regional Research Promotional Programme (RRPP) Scientific Conference 2016, Tirana, Albania, Participation on panel: “Prospects of the Balkan Countries in Times of European Uncertainty”. See the video of the event here.

November 2015, Washington, DC, USA
Wilson Center, Global Europe Programme. Book presentation entitled: “20 Years after Dayton: International Engagement and Power Sharing in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

November 2015, Oxford, UK
South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), Book Launch: “Democracy by Decree: Prospects and Limits of Imposed Consociational Democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

June 2015, Oxford, UK
South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) Lecture Series, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Presentation: “Turning international intervention into Domestic Cooperation in Post-War Societies: The case of Bosnia and Herzegovina” (based on paper co-authored with Daniel Bochsler and Davor Petrić).

January 2015, Washington, D.C., USA      
Wilson Center, Global Europe Program Lunch Seminar, Presentation: “International Intervention in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina”

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Previously attended academic conferences and workshops (selection)

 

June 2017, Oxford, United Kingdom
Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship Conference: “The Trump Presidency: A Historical Assessment from Europe”, Panel: “The Perspective from Southern Europe”, Paper: “Western Balkans”

May 2017, Oxford, United Kingdom
Santander Fellowship in Iberian and European Studies Conference: “Responses to Secessionism in Advanced Democracies: Accommodation Instruments, institutional Design and the Politics of Federal Reforms” (Discussant)

October 2016, Munich, Germany  
RRPP International Workshop: “Illiberal and authoritarian tendencies in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe”, Paper:  “Challenges of Liberalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

April 2016, New York, USA  
21st Annual World Convention, Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Paper: “European Union Accession and the Challenges of Liberalism in Croatia, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina”

March 2016, Oxford, UK
European Studies Centre Visiting Academic’s Seminar Series, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Paper: “Yugoslav Legacies and Liberalism in the Western Balkans”

November 2015, Philadelphia, USA
47th Annual Convention of the Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES). Paper: “A liberal Western Balkans? The European Union and the Challenges of Liberalism in Croatia, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina”

April 2015, New York, USA    
20th Annual World Convention, Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Paper (co-authored with Daniel Bochsler, UZH, and Davor Petrić, UZH and University of Sarajevo): “Turning International Intervention into Domestic Cooperation in Post-war Societies”

June 2014, Cluj, Romania  
10th Convention, Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA). Paper (co-authored with Daniel Bochsler, UZH, and Davor Petrić, UZH and University of Sarajevo): “Enforced Cooperation: A Model of International Intervention in Divided Polities”

April 2014, New York, USA      
19th Annual World Convention, Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Paper: “Imposed Consociation in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

April 2013, Zurich, Switzerland      
Young Researchers’ Workshop with Donald L. Horowitz: “Democracy in Plural Societies – fresh approaches”, Centre for Comparative and International Studies CIS Zürich, Paper: “Imposing Consociation: Elite Cooperation in Divided Post-Conflict Societies”

January 2013, Zurich, Switzerland  
Annual Congress, Swiss Political Science Association SVPW / ASSP, University of Zurich, Paper: “The Democratic Foundation of Consociational Constitutional Design”

November 2012, New Orleans, USA      
44th Annual Convention, Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), New Orleans (USA), Paper: “Explaining the Failure of Imposed Consociational Democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: An Alternative Theoretical Approach to Elite Cooperation in Divided Post-Conflict Societies“