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Neven Andjelic

Professore a contratto

Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali

Curriculum vitae

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PhD – Contemporary European Studies–University of Sussex, 2000;

‘Bosnia-Herzegovina: Politics and Society at the end of Yugoslavia’

MA – Contemporary European Studies – University of Sussex; 1995

BA – Faculty of Law – University of Sarajevo; 1988

Current Positions:

2013 - present Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Human Rights – Regent's University London

2014 - present Elected Expert Member of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities - Council of Europe

2011 - present Visiting Professor – University of Bologna

Academic Work:

2011-present Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Human Rights – Regent's University London

Creating and teaching:

  1. Foundation Political Science (undergraduate)
  2. International Relations Theory and Practice (undergraduate)
  3. Introduction to Comparative Politics (undergraduate course)
  4. Politics of Development (undergraduate course)
  5. Nationalism in Europe: Focus on Yugoslavia (graduate course)
  6. Human Rights in Films: Documentaries (undergraduate course)
  7. Introduction to International Relations (undergraduate course)
  8. Advanced Studies in International Politics: European Union (undergraduate course)
  9. European Union in International Relations (graduate course)
  10. Human Rights, Nationalism and Identity (undergraduate course)
  11. Culture and Communication (undergraduate course)
  12. New States in the World Politics (undergraduate course)
  13. International Communications (undergraduate course)
  14. Introduction to International Relations (graduate course)

2011-2016 Adjunct Professor – Webster University London

2011 –present Visiting Professor – University of Bologna, Master of Arts Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe

Creating and teaching: ‘The Yugoslav Crisis and its Demise’

2010-2012 Visiting Lecturer – Bader International Studies Center, Herstmonceux Castle, Queen’s University, (Canada) in the UK

Creating and teaching undergraduate courses:

  1. Europe: Human Rights, Nationalism and Identity in Global Age
  2. Topics in European Politics

2009-2012 Associate Lecturer – Faculty of Politics – Birkbeck College, London; teaching undergraduate courses:

  1. ‘Introduction to Human Rights’ (lecturer, 2009-2010)
  2. ‘Eastern Europe: Nationalism, Migrations and Minorities’ (creating 2010)
  3. ‘Global Politics and International Relations’ (tutor, 2010-2011)
  4. ‘International Security and Global Governance’(tutor, 2011) graduate

2010-2011 Research Assistant – Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Organising focus groups within immigrant communities for a pilot project on identity developments

2007-2008 Research Associate – University of Kent, Canterbury

Undertaking research for the British Academy funded project ‘EU and NATO Policies of Conditionality: Bosnia-Herzegovina from Peace-Building to the State-Building’

2008-2008 Associate Lecturer – Open University, Cambridge

Teaching a course ‘Total War and Social Change in Europe’

2006-2007 Fulbright Visiting Scholar – University of California – Berkeley

Affiliated with the Human Rights Centre and the Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies. Teaching a course ‘Europe and Human Rights: History, Theory and Practice’; writing a book on the international relations and human rights, undertaking research on the issue of collective identities; giving guest-lectures and talks at the Columbia University, Stanford University, Birmingham South College - Alabama, Miles College – Alabama and Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington DC

2005-2006 Academic Director, Tutor and Lecturer – Centre for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Teaching on modules: International Organisations and International Relations, International Relations and Media, Institution Building, Human Rights, Geopolitics, State Management and Humanitarian Affairs; tutorial duties with the students of the MA in State Management and Humanitarian Affairs, research, organising round tables and workshops

2005-2006 ACIPS Sarajevo, Open Society funded project ‘Advocacy’, Expert; organising

workshops for the students of all state universities in Bosnia-Herzegovina

2003-2005 Sessional Lecturer – Birkbeck College (University of London)

Teaching a course ‘Theory and History of Human Rights’

1997-1998 Programmes and Research Officer –Institute for War and Peace Reporting, London. Research into the media in the post-communist countries, organising data of independent media, setting up contacts in these countries, writing reports, attending conferences and workshops, organising programmes for independent journalists from these countries, serving as point of contact for British journalists working on the region, writing articles.

1996-1997 Research Fellow – University of Sussex, School of European Studies

Undertaking research for the British Academy funded project on Bosnian war, assisting Mark Mazower in finding sources, organising data, collecting archive materials, writing reviews of the published material

Media Work:

2007-2014 Feed Producer, Assignment Desk Editor (2009), Field Producer (2009) (Freelance) – CNN, London

2008-2008 Providing research assistance for Christiane Amanpour’s documentary on genocide - CNN

2007-2008 World Broadcast Journalist (Freelance) - BBC

2006-2012 Writing for many internet based publications: ‘Open Democracy Net’, ‘Transitions On Line’, ‘Pulse of Democracy’, European Commission - ‘’, ‘’, ‘Radio Sarajevo’

2006-2006 Presenter and Editor of daily talk show – Radio of Bosnia-Herzegovina

1999-2005 Feed Producer – CNN, London

1999-2000 Presenter of weekly TV program on the work of ‘International Criminal

Tribunal in The Hague’; broadcast in the countries of former Yugoslavia

1998-2005 Free-lance Journalist, writing for magazines, newspapers and internet publications in the United Kingdom and Europe; regular panellist for BBC’s ‘Europe Direct’ and news shows, writing for Transitions On Line and other internet based publications discussing Central and Eastern Europe.

1993-1996 Free Lance Journalist, working for: BBC (researcher for People’s Century; Death of Yugoslavia; regular appearances as a commentator on current events in the Balkans for World Television and BBC World Service, radio), ITN (features for the News at Ten), Channel Four (investigative reporter for the documentary in the series ‘Undercover Britain’ by Granada Television), London correspondent for Dani magazine, Sarajevo,…

1992-1993 Editor and Presenter of the main evening news – Radio Sarajevo

1991-1992 Editor-in-Chief - Omladinski Radio Sarajevo

1990-1992 Presenter of political weekly talk show – SA3 , TV channel

1988-1991 Journalist, Presenter, Editor and Producer – Omladinski Radio Sarajevo

1988-1989 Political Editor – Valter, Sarajevo based fortnightly (one of the founders)

1988-1988 Lawyer – Energoinvest Holding Company, Sarajevo

1986-1988 Free-Lance journalist, working for all national media in Bosnia (TV Sarajevo, Radio Sarajevo, Oslobodjenje (daily), Nasi Dani (political weekly),…)



In English:

- ‘Bosnia-Herzegovina: The end of a Legacy’, (Frank Cass Publishers, London, 2003)

In Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian:

- ‘Kratki pogled na socijaldemokratiju u Bosni i Hercegovini: 100 godina SDP-a’, Forum lijeve inicijative, Sarajevo 2009 (A Short Overview of Social-Democracy in Bosnia-Herzegovina: 100 Years of SDP)

- ‘Kratka povijest ljudskih prava’, ACIPS and Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, Sarajevo 2008 (‘Short History of Human Rights’)

- ‘Bosna i Hercegovina izmedju Tita i rata’, (Samizdat B92, Beograd, 2005) (Bosnia-Herzegovina between Tito and War)

Chapters in books or journals:

-‘Serbia and the EU: National Values or European/' in: Europe and its Neighbours: From Morocco to Moscow, Regent's Report 2015, pp. 116-121

-'National Promotion and Eurovision: From Besieged Sarajevo to the Floodlights of Europe' in: Contemporary Southeastern Europe 2015, 3(2)

-‘Timeline Following the Development of Transatlantic Relations Over the Past 100 Years’ in: Transatlantic Relations: A European Perspective, The Regent’s Report 2014, pp. 136-160

-'Is Bosnia a Functioning State?' in: Balkans in Europe Policy Blog, Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz, 28/10/2014

-‘The Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia: Politics and Football in the Service of Nation(s)’ in: Sudost-Europa, Vol. 62, No. 2, 2014, pp. 99-125

-'Bosnia's Great Wars: Review of the book: Hoare, M.A., The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War: A History [], London, Hurst, 2013. (Transitions Online, URL: 25/07/2014

- 'The State of International Humanitarian Law as a Consequence of the History of South Slavs’ Nation-Building Processes' in: Croatian Political Science Review, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2013, pp. 53-73.

- Book Review of Jessie Hronešová, Everyday Ethno-national identities of young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina, (Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: 2012: Peter Lang Publishers). ISBN 978-3-631-63275-8. Journal Southeastern Europe 37 (2013) 237–248

- ‘Citizenship versus Nationality’, a chapter in: Bowman, Glenn and Hudson, Robert, (eds.), ‘After Yugoslavia: Identities and Politics within the Successor States’ (Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK 2012)

- ‘Book Review’, Co-Author in Brunnbauer, Ulf, Pavlowitch, Stevan K., Andjelic, Neven, Bogdan, Jolan, Oklopi, Zoran, Radeljic, Branislav, Katsikas, Stefanos and Schüttpelz, Oliver(2009), ‘Book Reviews’ in the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Volume 11, Number 1, March 2009

- ‘Serbia’s Eurovision: Whose Victory’, Open Democracy: (30 May 2007)

- ‘State without the Nation, Nations without the State’ published on the website ‘Democracy Pulse’: (2007)

- ‘Human Rights in the EU States of the “Big Wave”’ in ‘Balkan Human Rights Yearbook’, (Balkan Human Rights Network, Sarajevo 2006)

- ‘Arret sur langage en Bosnie-Herzegovine’ in: ‘Raisons Politiques: La Republique des langues’, (Paris 2001)

- ‘L’Evolution De La Societe Civile Dans La Bosnie-Herzegovine D’Avant-Guerre’, (Balkanologie, Volume IV – Numero 1, Paris 2000)

- ‘The Evolution of Civil Society in a Pre-War Bosnia-Herzegovina’ in Bianchini, S. and Schopflin, G., eds., ‘State Building in the Balkans: Dilemmas on the Eve of the 21st Century’, (Longo Editore, Ravenna, 1998)

Conference papers:

- “Minorities (or majorities in the position of minorities) and the institutionalised discrimination” - International Conference Marking the 20 Years of Dayton Agreement:

Critical Evaluation of Dayton’s Peace-making Potential, Democracy, and State-building Capacity - Sarajevo, November 2015

- “When Majority Becomes Minority”; Minority Rights in divided societies, Conference organised by the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (ACFC) – Council of Europe, 15 October 2015, Sarajevo

- “Nationalist Scotland under Conservative English government and Democratic Slovenia under unreformed socialist Serbia: Comparative Analysis”; La Società Italiana di Scienza Politica, 2015 Convention, University of Calabria, Cosenza, 10 September 2015

- Panellist at the conference "Musical Diversity and Cultural Identities in the History of the Eurovision Song Contest: Recapitulating ESC 1956-2015" organised by the University of Graz, 19-20 June 2015

- Participating at the workshop ‘Fighting corruption in the Western Balkans: The role of the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA)’ co-hosted by Queen Mary, University of London and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, 5 June 2015

- Discussant of two papers at the workshop 'Resistance or Resilience? New Avenues of activist citizenship in Southeast Europe' co-hosted by Queen Mary and LSEE 7-8 May 2015

- 'Roma People in Slovakia: Building a Wall around an Ethnic Minority', Columbia University, Association for Study of Nationalities World Convention, April 2015

- 'Minority protection at a Crossroads' international high-level conference - Åland Islands Peace Institute, attended as Member of the Council of Europe's Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. 31 March 2015

- 'Effects of the EU Integration Process on Democratization in Enlargement Countries: The Issue of Minority Protection', EU Integration and Minority Protection in the Western Balkans: Mapping the Way Ahead, Sarajevo, 20-21 November 2014

- 'The Legacy of the First World War', Chairing and co-organising a multi-disciplinary event analysing the legacy of the First World War in culture, politics and international relations, Regent's University London, 19 September 2014

- 'Postwar Institutions and Change', chair of the panel at the Third Symposium on South East Europe, UCL London, 13June 2014

- 'The Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia: Politics and Football in the Service of Nation(s)', Columbia University, Association for Study of Nationalities World Convention, April 2014

- 'Film and Politics in the Nation-Building Process: Comparative Analysis of Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina', The University of Manchester: 'Ethnicity, Race and Nationalism in European Media and Film: Rights, Responsibilities, Representations', May 2013

- ‘The State of International Humanitarian Law as a Consequence of the History of South Slavs’ Nation Building Processes’, Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, New Orleans, November 2012

- 'Film and Politics in the Nation-Building Process: Comparative Analysis of Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina', Institute for Ethnology, University of Zagreb, Croatia: Conference in Honour of Dunja Rihtman Augustin: Culture, Identity, Politics, October 2012

-‘The Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia: Football Story’, University of Graz, Austria: Conference on Twenty Years since the End of Yugoslavia, November 2011

-‘State of the Art: Research on Yugoslavia’, University of Graz, Austria: Conference on Twenty Years since the End of Yugoslavia, November 2011

- ‘Ways out of the Bosnian Deadlock: Lessons Learnt from NATO and EU Conditionality’, Presentation at the Panel at the Columbia University, New York. April 2009

- ‘NATO and EU in Bosnia-Herzegovina’, Presentation at the Woodrow Wilson Centre, Washington DC, 2009

- ‘Politics and Media in Bosnia-Herzegovina: the EU and NATO Conditionality’ – University Of Kent workshop organised in Sarajevo, 2008

- ‘Bosnian Reactions to the Policy of Conditionality’ – University of Kent in Brussels 2008

- ‘The Role of Film Art in Nation-Building Processes: Serbs, Croats and Bosniaks’, paper presented at the ASN Conference, Columbia University, New York 2008

- ‘Continued WWII Battles of South Slav Nationalists: Internet Discussions’, Presentation at the Conference of the Center for History, Democracy and Reconciliation, Seville, Spain 2008)

- Theoretical and Practical Aspects of the Policy of Conditionality’, round-table Chatham House, 2007

- ‘Reconciliation in the former Yugoslavia’, round-table organised by Scholars Initiative, IJHR and Salzburg Seminars 2007

- ‘Bosnia-Herzegovina: Citizenship versus Nationality’, paper presented at the ASN Conference, Columbia University, New York 2007

- 'Stopping Mass Atrocities: An International Conference on the Responsibility to Protect, University of California - Berkeley, USA, March 2007

- Panellist at the Round Table ‘Constitutional Changes: Debate that Has Divided Society’ (Ustavne promjene - debata koja je podijelila drustvo), ACIPS Sarajevo, April 2006.

- ’Boundaries, Frontiers and Identity: present dilemmas and future prospects’, panel at the Remarque Institute’s (New York University) round table at Eze, France 2000

- ‘Media and Nationalism’, presentation at the conference organised by the United Nations Association – Denmark, Copenhagen 1998

- ‘The Media and Democratization in Bosnia-Herzegovina’, (ELIAMEP, Greece, 1997)

- ‘Europe and The Balkans – International Network’, University of Bologna, (Forli, 1996)

- ‘Media and History’, panellist at the conference - University of Sussex, 1995

Lectures and Presentations:

2016 - "Stories from the Ground" - International Peace Summit: Resolving Conflicts Through Mediation, Desmond Tutu Foundation, Regent's University London, 9 April 2016

2015 - 'Post-Genocide Society: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Regent's University London, April 2015

2014 - 'Understanding of the Risk of Conflict in the Western Balkans', The Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Brainstorming roundtable, London 29th April 2014

2014 - Talk at the State Department: Analysis of Current Politics in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Washington D.C., 21st April 2014

2014 - 'Change in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Mission Impossible 5?' - talk at the Woodrow Wilson Centre, 22nd April 2014, Washington D.C.

2014 - 'Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince' – Lecture at the Regent’s University London

2013 - ‘Football in South-Eastern Europe: From Ethnic Homogenisation to Reconciliation' - Discussant on the panel at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies - UCL

2013 - Construction and Destruction of the State: The Role of Football in Yugoslavia and Bosnia-Herzegovina - Lecture at the University of Graz, Austria

2013 - European Union: Democratic Challenges to Integrative Processes - Lecture at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2013 – Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince – Lecture at the Regent’s University London

2012 – Global Citizenship: Nationalism – Lecture at the Regent’s University London

2009 – ‘The EU and Islam’ - Lecture at the University of Bologna, Summer School in Cervia

2009 – ‘Neo-liberalism and the Nation in Central Europe and post-Yugoslavia’ – Panel chair

at World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities’, Columbia University, New York

2008 – NATO and EU Conditionality towards Bosnia-Herzegovina’ - Woodrow Wilson

Center, Washington DC

2007 – Bosnia-Herzegovina: Any Future? – Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington

2007 – European Union: Backyard Reintegration of South Slavs – Stanford University

2006 - Lecture on Yugoslav disintegration – UC Berkeley – History Department

2006 – Lecture on media in the former Yugoslavia – Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

2006 – Human Rights in Europe – Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

2006 – Human Rights in Europe – Birmingham South College, Alabama, USA

2006 – Lecture on Global Mass Media – American College of Management and Technology,

Dubrovnik, Croatia

2005- ‘Comparative study of the print media in Bosnia-Herzegovina’, presentation for the

workshop attended by human rights and civil society activists, Sarajevo 2005

2000 – Media Freedoms - Lecture for the students of Politics at Birkbeck College, London

1998 - Thomson Foundation and University of Cardiff - Lecture on the media in Bosnia-

Herzegovina for the students of journalism

1997 – EuropaHas (Budapest) - Lecture on the Western Media for the journalists from former

Yugoslavia attending Summer School in Budapest

1996 – ‘Media in the Former Yugoslavia’ - University of Sussex - Media Studies

1995 – ‘Media in the Former Yugoslavia’, Lecture at the University of Sussex

Honours, Awards and Other Experience:

2014-present Elected Expert Member of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities - Council of Europe

2012-present Board of Directors- Emerging Democracies Institute, Washington D.C., USA

2012-present Member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs – Chatham House

2008-2010 Honorary Research Associate – Department of Anthropology -UCL

2007-2013 Expert on the Roster of Experts of the UNDP, Bratislava Office

2007-present Member of the British Fulbright Scholars Association

2006-2007 Fulbright Visiting Scholar, University of California - Berkeley

2006-present Honorary Member of the Alumni Association of the Centre for

Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies – Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

2003-2005 Member of the International Executive Committee of the Association

Bosnia-Herzegovina 2005, Geneva

1998 Awarded short story in the ‘Time Out’ magazine competition.

1997 completed seminar on ‘The European Union and its Eastern Neighbours: Security, Cooperation and Human Rights’ - Halki International Seminars

1995 Board Member of the European Dialogue United Kingdom

1990 elected councillor into the Sarajevo Town Council

1990 Silver Mouflon – award at the Radio Festival in Cyprus

1990 one of the organisers the meeting in support of political changes in Romania

1989 Annual award for the best entertainment radio program in Yugoslavia

1989 Founding Member of the Helsinki Citizens Assembly in Bosnia-Herzegovina

1989 Founding Member of the Green Movement of Bosnia-Herzegovina

1989 elected member of the Presidency of Sarajevo Youth Organisation

1988 Annual Award for the best research paper – University of Sarajevo (The Role of Trade Unions)

1987 Annual Award for the best research paper – University of Sarajevo (Labour Law)

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