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Dora Tot

PhD Student

Department of History and Cultures

Curriculum vitae


  • 11/2019 –               PhD Programme in Global Histories, Cultures and Politics, University of Bologna
  • 10/2015 – 9/2018   Graduate study programme in History, University of Zagreb
  • 2/2018 – 7/2018     International Relations study programme (Erasmus+ exchange), University of Pécs
  • 9/2012 – 9/2015     Undergraduate study programme in History, University of Zagreb



Yugoslavia – Algeria Relations in the Early 1960s: A Soft Power Strategy (2018)

– supervisor: Nenad Pokos, PhD; co-supervisor: Stipica Grgić, PhD



  • Find a way, comrade! Yugoslav technical cooperation experts at the Algerian construction sites during the 1980s, 7th Doctoral Workshop: Microhistories of Socialism, Juraj Dobrila University, Pula, 25 - 28 August 2021
  • Expatriates or Highly Skilled Migrants? Categorizing Yugoslav Labour Migration in the Global South, Labour Migration in the Cold War and Beyond: New Questions, Methods and Sources, Univerity of Glasgow, [online event], 28 - 30 June 2021
  • co-organizer of the workshop Visions of Socialist Solidarities with Africa during decolonization and the Cold War, University of Bologna, [online event], 25 May 2021
  • A More Humane Alternative for the Continent: Self-Image of Yugoslavia in Africa (1950s -1960s), A world without empires. Networks, encounters and imaginary of the communists at the time of decolonization in Africa, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, [online event], 4 March 2021
  •  Migration for Cooperation: Yugoslav Highly-Skilled Workforce Migration to Algeria (1960s - 1980s), The (im)penetrable Barriers: Borders and Migrations in History, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, [online event], 15 – 17 October, 2020
  • Obliged to Solidarity: Yugoslav Medical Experts in Post-War Algeria (1962-1965), Solidarity and Humanitarianism in the Global South between Decolonization and the Cold War (1960s–1980s), Marc Bloch Centre, Berlin, 28 – 29 September, 2020
  • Friendship and Solidarity? Yugoslav Aid for State-building in Algeria, Summer School in Comparative and Transnational History: Theories, Methodology and Case Studies, European University Institute, Florence, 10–13 September, 2018
  • Physics and Diplomacy, HYPE: Nuclear Physics and History, Bologna, 25 – 27 May, 2018 
  • Colonialist Myths in the Service of Establishing The French Algeria, Interdisciplinary Student Conference, Zagreb, 20 April, 2016
  • History on Screen: ‘Battle of Algiers’, Interdisciplinary Student Conference, Zagreb, 22 April, 2015



  • PhD@ISA Fellowship for international PhD students, 2019 - 
  • Scholarship for Italian language course in Italy, Instituto italiano di cultura, Zagreb, 2019
  • Erasmus+ scholarship provided by the University of Zagreb, 2018
  • Scholarship of the University of Zagreb in the category “for excellence”, 2016 and 2017
  • National scholarship “for excellence” by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, 2013–2015


  • Dean's award (Faculty of Croatian Studies), 2015 and 2016
  • Award Oscar of Knowledge, Ministry of Science and Education of Croatia, 2009 and 2011

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