branislava-andjelkovicBranislava Anđelković, PhD, History and Theory of Art  (Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK).  Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade.  One of the founders of the Center for Contemporary Art  in Belgrade and a member of International Association of  Art Critics (AICA - Association Internationale des Critiques  d’Art). Research areas: visual art, contemporary art, feminist  theory. Key projects: Introduction to Feminist Visual  Theories (Belgrade, 2002).

branka-arsicBranka Arsić
, PhD, Philosophy (University of Belgrade).  Lecturer at State University of New York (SUNY), Albany.  She was the editor of the journal Ženske studije (Women’s  Studies) and she was a lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy,  Belgrade and Central European University (CEU), Budapest.  Research areas: feminist theory, philosophy, psychoanalysis,  linguistics, visual arts, American literature and  19th century philosophy. Key publications: Women, images,  imaginaries (ed., Belgrade, 2000); On Leaving: A Reading in  Emerson (New York, 2010).

stasa-babicStaša Babić
, PhD, Archaeology (University of Belgrade). Associate  Professor of archaeology at the Faculty of Philosophy  in Belgrade. She was the vice-president of the Board of  Directors of the Alternative Academic Educational Network  (AAEN) and one of the founders of the Center for Cultural  Studies in Belgrade. Research areas: theoretical archaeology,  archaeology of identity, classical Greece and the Iron Age  in the Balkans and Europe. Key publications: The Archaeology  of Identity, Approaches to gender, age, status, ethnicity and  religion (London and New York, 2005); Greek and Others – Antique  Perception and Perception of Antique (Belgrade, 2008).

jana-bacevicJana Baćević
, PhD, Social Anthropology (University of  Belgrade). Associate Professor at the Faculty of Media and  Commmunication, Singidunum University, expert in the  Serbian governtment’s task force for the development of  multi-ethnic higher education programs (2010-2011), associate  of the Center for Education Policy (2008-2010) and researcher  on a number of international projects dealing with  multi-ethnic and postconflict societies. Research areas:  education policy, public policy, social role of university.

zorica becanovic nikolicZorica Bečanović Nikolić, PhD, Comparative Literature and  Literary Theory (University of Belgrade). Associate Professor  at the Department of Comparative Literature and Literary  Theory at the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade.  Author of numerous essays and studies within the areas of  literary theory and interpretations of Shakespeare. Research  areas: hermeneutics, literary theory, research of Shakespeare  and renaissance literature, Serbian literature in the  international context. Translates from English and French.  Key publications: Hermeneutics and Poetics (Belgrade, 1988)  and Shakespeare through the looking glass (Belgrade, 2007).

jelisaveta-blagojevicJelisaveta Blagojević, PhD, Gender Studies (University of  Novi Sad). Associate Professor and Dean for Academic Affairs  at the Faculty of Media and Communication, Singidunum  University, Belgrade. Former Coordinator of the Belgrade  Women,s Studies Center. Editor of the Gender and Culture  book series of the Women’s Studies Center in Belgrade and  editor of Genero, a journal of feminist theory (2005-2008).  and of the Research areas: philosophy, media studies, gender  studies, queer studies. Key publications: Gender and Identities  (Skopje/Ljubljana/Belgrade, 2006). Hieroglyphs of Jealousy  (Skopje, 2008); Community of Those Without Community (Belgrade,  2008); "Culture to Come" in Culture, Others, Women  (Beograd, 2010); "Postmodern Feminism" (coaut.), in Introduction  to Gender Theories (Novi Sad, 2011).

marina-blagojevicMarina Blagojević, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade).  Scientific counselor at the Institute for Criminological and  Sociological Research, Belgrade. Researcher at Zentrum  für Interdisciplinäre Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung,  Hildesheim, Germany. Taught at the Faculty of Philosophy,  Belgrade and at CEU, Budapest. One of the founders  of Women’s Party ŽEST (1991/92). Founder and member of  the first Board of the Women’s Studies Center in Belgrade.  Research areas: parenthood and society, women and education,  contemporary sociology of gender. Key publications:  Towards Visible Women’s History – Women’s Movement in  Belgrade in the 1990s (Belgrade, 1998); Mapping Misoginy in  Serbia: Discourses and Practices (Belgrade, 2000); Women  Out of the Circle - Profession and Family (Belgrade, 1991),  Gender and Knowledge at Balkan Semiperiphery (Vienna,  2006).

marina-bogdanovicMarina Bogdanović, BA, Psychology (University of Belgrade).  Psychotherapist at the Center for Marriage and Family,  Belgrade. Instructor on projects dealing with non-violent  conflict resolution in the Bridge group. Research areas:  peace studies, non-violent conflict resolution, psychology  of gender.


lj-blagoeva-sedlarLjiljana Bogoeva Sedlar, PhD, Literature (Yale UniversityUSA). Professor at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University of  Arts in Belgrade. Research areas: contemporary Anglo-American  drama, Shakespeare and visual arts. Key publications:  On Changes – cultural essays 1992-2002 (Belgrade, 2003).

aleksandar-boskovicAleksandar Bošković, PhD, Social Anthropology (University  of St Andrews, Scotland). Director of the Center for Political  Studies and Public Opinion Research, researcher at  the Institute of Social Sciences and Anthropology Professor  at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade. He was a lecturer  at the Universities in Great Britain, Slovenia, Brazil, South  Africa; Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Belgrade Circle journal.  Research areas: gender and culture studies, contemporary  sociological theories, anthropology of gender, methodology  of social sciences. Key publications: Etnhology of Everday Life  (Belgrade, 2005); Myth, Politics, Ideology (Beograd, 2006);  Short Introduction to Antropology (Belgrade/Zagreb, 2010).

neda-bozinovicNeda Božinović (1917-2001), BA, Law (University of Belgrade).  She was active in the communist students’ and  women’s movement prior to World War II and a partizan in  the People’s Liberation War; served as a Judge of the Supreme  Court of Yugoslavia. Active in women’s movement of  the 1990s and in the Women in Black anti-war group. Founder  and member of the First Board of the Belgrade Women’s  Studies Center. Research areas: status of women in Serbia  in the 19th & 20th century.

biljana-brankovicBiljana Branković, BA, Psychology (University of Belgrade).  She was a Co-ordinator of the psychology program at the  Petnica Research Center. An independent expert in the field  og gender equality and domestic violence. Research areas:  gender equality, alternative psychiatry, cognitive language  theory, methodology of education. The most recent publication:  What Works? – A potential guide to some good practice  examples, CARE International on Combating Trafficking in  Human Beings in North-West Balkan (Belgrade, 2009).

carna-brkovicČarna Brković, PhD, Social Anthropology (University  of Manchester, UK). She participated in socio-anthropological  research projects Transforming Borders: A Comparative  Anthropology Of Post-Yugoslav ‘Home’ (University of Manchester)  and New and Ambiguous Nation-building processes in  Southeastern Europe, (Freie Universität Berlin, Karl Franzens  Universität Graz). Research area: social anthropology.

ivanka-buzovIvanka Buzov, MSc, Sociology (University of Zagreb), Assistant  at the Sociology Department, Faculty of Philosophy,  University of Split. Was a consultant in NGO projects dealing  with problems of refugees, ecology and addiction diseases.  Research areas: ecofeminism, social ecology, sociology  of education, and sociology of gender. She is active in  various civic organizations.

vesna-ciprusVesna Cipruš, MSc, Sustainable Development (Imperial  College London, UK). Consultant with the United Nations  Development Programme (UNDP), Regional Centre in  Bratislava. Research areas: women and economy, gender  aspects of sustainable development, rural social capital,  social organisations. Recent publication: Gender and microfinance  in South East Europe – a critical view (Confronting  Microfinance, USA, 2011).

jovan-cekicJovan Čekić, PhD, Philosophy (University of Belgrade).  Professor at the Faculty of Media and Communication,  Singidunum University. He was the Editor of New Moment  magazine and of the Art book series (Geopoetika publishing  house). One of the founders of the "143" group for conceptual  art. Art director of BELEF (2003/04). Research areas:  philosophy and theory of art, role of electronic media and  computer technology in visual arts. Key publications: Cutting  the Chaos (Belgrade, 1998).

Vanja Čelebičić Arielli, MA, Visual Anthropology (University of Manchester,  UK). PhD candidate at the University of Manchester.  Research areas: comparative and social anthropology. Author  of several documentary anthropological films: Border Times  (2007), Roma Snapshots: A Day in Sarajevo (2007).

ivan colovicIvan Čolović, PhD, Ethnology and Anthropology (University of  Belgrade). He works at the Institute of Ethnography, Serbian  Academy of Sciences and Art, Belgrade. Research interests:  urban ethno-sociology, ethno-linguistics and political anthropology.  Founder and editor of the 20th Century Library which  for forty years has been publishing numerous important ethnological  and anthropological titles. He was awarded the French  medal of the Order of the Legion of Honour. Key publications:  Bordel of A Worrier (Belgrade, 1993); Wild Literature: Etnholinguistic  Study on Para-Literature (Belgrade, 2000); Politics of  Symbols – Essays on Political Antropology (Belgrade, 2000).

Ileana Čura, PhD, English Language and Literature (University  of Exeter, UK). She is a retired professor at the Department  of English Language and Literature, Faculty of  Philology, Belgrade. Literary critic and translator. Research  areas: contemporary novel, 20th century Anglo-Saxon literature,  literary criticism.

nadezda-cetkovicNadežda Ćetković, BA, Philosophy (University of Belgrade).  Active in women’s movement and a researcher at the Center  for Social Research in Belgrade. Co-Founder and Coordinator  of Belgrade Women’s Lobby. Research areas: women  in politics, women’s political movements, women’s oral history,  violence against women. Key publication: Danubian  Women of German Origin I, II (Belgrade, 2000).

hana-copicHana Ćopić, MA, German Language and Literature (University  of Belgrade). Project coordinator (gender) at Heinrich  Böll Foundation in Belgrade. Translates political theory,  essays and fiction. Fields of interest: feminist linguistics,  holocaust studies (women’s role and perspective), feminist  struggle and sustainable development.

branislav-dimitrijevicBranislav Dimitrijević, MPhil, History and Theory of Art  (University of Kent, UK). One of the founders of the Center for  Contemporary Art in Belgrade. Writes on contemporary art  and politics in journals and catalogues, curates exhibitions  and edits catalogues. Research area: contemporary art.

Ljiljana Dobrosavljević Grujić, PhD, Physics, (Facultee  des Sciences, Universite Paris-Sud, France). Full Professor  at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Belgrade  and Scientific Adviser at the Institute of Physics, Zemun.  Research interests: theoretical physics, history of physics,  women’s’ trade union rights.

biljana-dojcinovicBiljana Dojčinović, PhD, Literature (University of Belgrade).  Associate Professor at the Department of Comparative Literature  and Theory of Literature, Faculty of Philology, the  University of Belgrade. She was one of the founders and  coordinators of Women’s Studies Center in Belgrade, as  well as the founder of INDOC Center of the Association for  Women’s Initiative. Editor-in-chief of Genero, a journal in  feminist theory (2002–2008). Member of the Management  Committee of the COST Action IS 0901, Women Writers in  History: Toward a New Understanding of European Literary  Culture since 2009. Research areas: literary theory and history,  feminist literary criticism. Key publications: Gynocriticism:  Gender and the Women’s Writing (1993); Selected Bibliography  in Feminist Theory and Women’s Studies 1974-1996  (Belgrade, 1997); Cities, Rooms, Portraits (Belgrade, 2006),;  GendeRingS: Gendered Readings in Serbian Women’s Writing  (CD, Belgrade, 2006), Cartographer of the Modern World (Belgrade,  2007), Encounters in the Dark (Belgrade, 2011).

mirjana-dokmanovicMirjana Dokmanović, PhD, Gender Studies, University of  Novi Sad. Associate Professor at the Faculty of European  Legal and Political Studies, Singidunum University, Novi  Sad, and Gender Studies, University of Novi Sad. Research  interest: international law, human rights, women’s rights,  economic integrations and globalization, antidiscriminatory  legislation, gender and development. Key publications:  New World Order: Impact of Globalisation on Economic and  Social Rights of Women (Subotica, 2002), Gender Equity and  Public Policy (Subotica, 2002); Transiton, Privatization and  Women (ed., Subotica, 2002).

sonja-drljevicSonja Drljević, BA, Economics and Construction Engineering  (University of Belgrade). One of the founders of the feminist  group Žena i društvo (Woman and Society, 1979-97).  Organizer and co-founder of the following organizations:  SOS Hotline for Women and Children, Victims of Violence,  Women’s Lobby, Women’s Parliament, founder and co-ordinator  of the Center for Women’s Studies, Research and  Communication (1992-1999), founder of Association for  Women’s Initiative AŽIN, project co-ordinator in Women’s  Movement – Women’s Network and of the pre-election campaign  2000 Come Out, Be Active, co-ordinator of the campaign  for promotion of women’s rights in the work force,  For Us – For Others – promotion of women’s co-ops, project  co-ordinator for the economic empowerment of women,  member of the Serbian Government’s Council for Gender  Equality. Research areas: feminism, anarchism, women’s  activism, dissemination of women’s studies.

rada-drezgicRada Drezgić, PhD, Anthropology (University of Pittsburg,  USA). Research Associate at the Institute for Philosophy and  Social Theory in Belgrade and Assistant Professor of sociology  of culture at the Music Department, University of Arts in  Belgrade. Research interests: anthropology of gender, gender,  sexuality and reproduction; nation and nationalism. Recent  publication: White Plague among the Serbs: On Nation, Gender  and Reproduction at the Turn of the Century (Belgrade, 2010).

dasa-duhacekDaša Duhaček, PhD in Political Philosophy (Rutgers University,  USA). Coordinator of the MA program in Gender  Studies and Director of the Center for Gender and Politics,  at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade. Founder  and coordinator of the Belgrade Women’s Studies Center.  Director of the Course in Feminist Criticism at Inter-University  Center IUC - Dubrovnik. She taught at the Rutgers  University, USA, Central European University (CEU) in  Budapest, Hungary, and others. Research areas: feminist  theory, political philosophy. Key publications: "Women’sTime   in Former Yugoslavia" (in Gender Politics and Post-  Communism, New York, 1993); "Belgrade Women’s Studies  Centre" in European Journal of Women’s Studies, SAGE,  (London, 1998); The Captives of Evil: The Legacy of Hannah  Arendt (co-ed., Belgrade, 2002); "The Making of Political  Reponsibility: The Case of Serbia" (in Women and Citizenship  in Central and Eastern Europe (Burlington, 2006); The  Burden of Our Times (Belgrade, 2010); "Questioning Authority  in the Singular" in European Journal of Women’s Studies,  SAGE (London, 2011); "Clasic Liberal Feminism" and "Gender  and Identity", in Introduction to Gender Theories (Novi  Sad, 2011).

nadja-duhacekNađa Duhaček, MPhil, Women’s and Gender Studies (Universidad  de Granada, Espana). Worked at Office for Europen  Integration of Government of Serbia (2008) and the  Youth Initiative for Human Rights (2006-2007). Activist of  the Women in Black. Member of the Gender and Education  Association – GEA in the UK. Research interests: gender  and education, feminist educational policies, ethnographic  studies of elementary schools, popular culture as pedagogy.  Key publication; "Gender and Education" (co-aut.), in  Introduction to Gender Theories (Novi Sad, 2011).

jelena-djordjevic-1Jelena Đorđević, PhD, Political Studies (University of Belgrade).  Full professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences,  Belgrade. Member of the Editorial Board of the Kultura  journal. Research interests: political anthropology, cultural  studies, culture and religion. Key publications: Political Rituals  and Feasts (Beograd, 1997); Antropology of Religion (ed.,  Beograd, 2001); Introduction to Cultural Studies (Beograd,  2008); Post-Culture (Beograd, 2009).

tamara-djordjevicTamara Đorđević, PhD in Art Theory (University of Arts in Belgrade). Engaged on the project at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad (2012-2013). Fields of interests: (bio)political theory, Marxism, anti-capitalism, collective readings and writings.


jelena-djordjevic-2Jelena Đorđević, BA, Migration Studies (University of Sussex,   UK). Feminist and activist. Co-founder of the Anti-  Trafficking Center (Belgrade) and member of Consultative  Council of International Fund Astraea (New York). Key publication:  What is the use of revolution if I can not dance? (coaut.,  Belgrade, 2010).


dubravka-djuricDubravka Đurić, PhD, American modern and postmodern  poetry (University of Novi Sad). She is Assistant Professor  at the Faculty for Media and Communication, Singidunum  University. Research areas: gender theory, popular culture,  globalisation, fashion, literary theory, poetry. Key publications:  Language, Poetry, Post-modernism (Belgrade, 2002);  Speech of the Other (Belgrade, 2006); Poetry, Theory, Gender  (Belgrade, 2009); Politics of Poetry (Belgrade, 2010); Discourses  of Popular Culture (Belgrade, 2011).

rajko-djuricRajko Đurić, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade). Roma  author, academic and politician. President of the International  Romani Union and General Secretary of the International  PEN Center. Recent publication: History of Roma  Literature (Vršac, 2010).


tatjana-djuric-kuzmanovicTatjana Đurić Kuzmanović, PhD, Economics (University  of Belgrade), Full professor at the Higher School of Professional  Business Studies, Novi Sad. Research areas: gender  and development economics, gender budgeting, female entrepreneurship  and family business. Key publication: Gender  and Developement in Serbia: From Socialism to Transition  (Novi Sad, 2002).

ildiko-erdeiIldiko Erdei,PhD, Anthropology (University of Belgrade).  Assistant Professor at the Department of Ethnology and  Anthropology at the University of Belgrade. Research areas:  new political rituals, media and rituals, politics and  power, culture and economy. Key publication: Anthropology  of Consumption: concepts and theories at the turn of 20th century  (Belgrade, 2008).


vladislava-felbabovVladislava Felbabov, PhD, English and American Literature  (University of Novi Sad). Full Professor of English and American  Literature at the Department of Philology, State University  of Novi Pazar. Translates Serbian, especially dramatic  literature into English. Research areas: English and American  literature, 19th and 20th century American novel, American  women’s writing, British history and culture, American  history and culture, Canadian literature in English.

Marijana Filipović, MA, Sociology (CEU, Poland). Research  interests: media studies, sociology of religion, gender  studies..

jelena-gledicJelena Gledić, MA, Cultural Studies (University of Belgrade).  Teaching Assistant at the Department of Oriental Studies  – Chinese Language, Literature and Culture, Philological  Faculty, University of Belgrade. Research areas: theories  of culture, theories of communication, film and media, linguistics,  philosophy.


drinka gojkovicDrinka Gojković, BA, Literature (University of Belgrade). Coordinator  and founder of the Documentation Center "Wars  1991-1999". Writes essays and translates from English and  German. Editor of Mostovi journal. Research interests: contemporary  political culture, public sphere and responsibility.  Key publication: Birth of Nationalisms From the Spirit of Democracy  - In Road to War in Serbia (CEU, Budapest, 2000).

zagorka-golubovicZagorka Golubović, PhD, Sociology and Anthropology  (University of Belgrade). In 1975, as a member of the Belgrade  Praxis group, she was expelled from the University of Belgrade,   together with seven other professors of the Faculty  of Philosophy. She worked at the Institute for Philosophy  and Social Theory. She regained her status and taught  sociology and anthropology at the Faculty of Philosophy in  Belgrade, and many other institutions of higher education,  both in Serbia and abroad. Although retired since 2001, she  is still very active publically. She edited numerous books,  the most significant being: Man and His World in Antropological  Perspective (Belgrade, 1973), Family as Community  – An Alternative to Patriarchal View (Belgrade, 1981), Crisis  of Identity in Modern Yugoslav Society (Belgrade, 1988),  Anthropological Portraits (Belgrade, 1991), Me and Others  – Anthropological Study of Individual and Colective Identity  (Belgrade, 1999), Challenges of Democrasy in Contemporary  World (Belgrade, 2003), Where Does Post- October Serbia Go,  2000-2005 (Belgrade, 2006).

vladislava-gordic-petkovicVladislava Gordić Petković, PhD, Literature (University of  Novi Sad). Full Professor of English and American Literature  at the University of Novi Sad. She published more than  a hundred academic papers and articles, and books: The  Syntax of Silence (Belgrade, 1995), Hemingway (Belgrade,  2000), Correspondence: The Currents and Characters of Postmodern  Fiction (Belgrade, 2000), On the Female Continent  (Belgrade, 2007) and Mysticism and Mechanisms (Belgrade,  2010), as well as the books of literary criticism and short  essays: Virtual Literature (Belgrade, 2004), Virtual Literature  2: Literature, Technology, Ideology (Belgrade, 2007), The Literature  and the Quotidian (Belgrade, 2007) and Formatting  (Belgrade, 2009).

veragudac-dodicVera Gudac Dodić, PhD, Political Sciences (University of Belgrade).  Research Associate at the Institute for Contemporary  Serbian History, Belgrade. Research interests: contemporary  history of Yugoslavia 1945, status of women in real socialism.


tanja-ignjatovicTanja Ignjatović, MPhil, Gender Studies (University of Belgrade).  She co-ordinates a Development Program in the Field  of Domestic Violence at the Autonomous Women’s Center,  dedicated to the development of knowledge, education and  analyses of practical policy. She is the author of a larger number  of handbooks for practitioners and scholarly articles in  the field of violence against women. Key publication: Violence  Against Women in Intimate Partnerships (Belgrade, 2011).

jelka-imsirovicJelka Kljajić Imširović (1947-2006), (1947-2006) MPhil, Sociology (University  of Belgrade). As one of the leaders of the 1968 student  movement she was a victim of a show trial and convicted  as a member of a "Trotskyite group". Later she worked at  the Sociology Department of the Faculty of Philosophy in  Belgrade. She translated scholarly works from the field of  social sciences and philosophy. Research areas: political  theory, contemporary social theories.

trivo indjicTrivo Inđić, MPhil, Sociology of Politics and Law (University  of Belgrade). As a member of the group Praxis, he was expelled  from the Faculty of Philosophy in 1975, along with seven other  professors. He worked as a researcher at the Institute for International  Politics and Economy and the Institute for European  Studies in Belgrade. Research areas: sociology of culture,  anarcho-feminism. He published a number of books: Culture  and Cultural Policies (Beograd, 1965), Market For Visual Arts  (Belgrade, 1983), Rise of Masses (Belgrade, 1985), Balkan – Posibilities  of Regional Security System (Belgrade, 1999), and edited  the journals: Vidici, Gledišta, Sociološki pregled, Kultura.

marija-ivanicMarija Ivanić, BA, Comparative Literature (University of  Belgrade). Writer and publicist. Research areas: gender and  genre in literature. The most recent publication: Belgrade  Fairies (Belgrade, 2009).


zorica-ivanovicZorica Ivanović, PhD, Social Anthropology and Ethnology  (University of Belgrade). Assistant Professor at the Department  of Anthropology and Ethnology. Faculty of Philosophy,  Belgrade. At present, a member of the Belgrade  Women’s Studies Board. Research areas: anthropology of  kinshišp, body and identity, ethnography of Serbia. Key  publications: Preface: Anthropology of Women and Gender  Relations in New Anthropological Discourse, in: Žarana  Papić and Lydia Sklevicky (eds.), Antropology of Women,  2nd edition (Belgrade, 2003), Antropology of Body (ed., Belgrade,  2010).

isidora-jaricIsidora Jarić, MPhil, Gender and Culture (University of Belgrade).  Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy,  Sociology Department. Research interest: sociology, sociology  of education, gender studies, sociology of everyday  life.


Ljiljana Jelinek, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade).  Retired professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in  Belgrade. Research interests: biomedical ethics, sociological  aspects of keeping animals, alternative medicine.

deana-jovanovicDeana Jovanović, PhD student, Social Anthropology (University  of Manchester, UK). Research Trainee at the Institute  for Philosophy and Social Theory in Belgrade. Participant  in an international project on practical issues related to  post-conflict societies, politics of memory, transitional justice  and gender.


natasa-kandicNataša Kandić, BA, Sociology (University of Belgrade).  Founder and Executive Director of the Humanitarian Law  Center. Research areas: humanitarian law, war crimes.  She is a recipient of numerous international, regional and  national humans rights awards, including the Martin Ennals  Award (2000), a prestigious award for human rights  advocates, and the Homo homini award (2004). Since 2007  she has been a member of the International Consultative  Council of the International Journal of Transitional Justice  (Oxford University Journals). Since 2008 she has been a  member of the Consultative Council of the Weiser Center  for Emerging Democracies of the University of Michigan.

marija kolinMarija Kolin, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade). Senior  Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology, Institute  of Social Sciences, Belgrade. She has published several  articles and books dedicated to the status of women  and social policy in Serbia and the region. Research areas:  women’s participation at labor market, employment, social  economy, European integration process. Key publication:  Women Participating in Economy and Politics in Serbia in the  Context of Euro-integration processes (co-author, Belgrade,  2010).

tinde-kovac-cerovicTinde Kovač Cerović, PhD, Psychology (University of Belgrade).  Advisor at REF, international organization for Roma  education (2005-2007). State secretary at the Ministry  of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia since  2008. Research areas: educational reform, Roma education,  psychology of education. Key publications: Psychology in  Teaching (Belgrade, 1984); Quality Education For All: Challanges  of Educational Reform in Serbia (co-author, Belgrade,  2004); Conflicts in Serbia (co-author, Belgrade, 2006).

vesna-krmpoticVesna Krmpotić, BA, Psychology & English Language (University  of Zagreb). Published a number of collections of poetry  and edited a number of poetry anthologies. Published  the first translation of Kama Sutra (Belgrade, 1967) and the  first anthology of Indian literature in our country under the  title Thousand Lotuses (Belgrade, 1971).

ivana-kronjaIvana Kronja, PhD, Film Theory (University of Arts in Belgrade).  Professor at the Higher School of Fine and Applied  Arts in Belgrade. Member of a number of national and international  art and film critics juries (FAF Belgrade, Cinema  City Novi Sad, Motovun FF Croatia, INFANT Novi Sad,  25FPS Zagreb, Croatia). Key publication: Deadly Shine: Mass  Psychology and Aestetics of Turbo-folk (Belgrade, 2001).

vera-kurticVera Kurtić, BA, Sociology (University of Niš). Activist in  numerous women’s and Roma organizations in Serbia, such  as SOS Hotline for women and children victims of violence  and the Center for Non-violent Conflict Resolution. One of  the founders and co-ordinator of the group Ženski prostor/  Women’s Space, in Niš.


Vera Litričin, vera-litricinMD. med. (University of Belgrade). Retired  ophthalmologist, feminist and peace activist. Took part in  preparing, founding and the work of several autonomous  women’s groups: SOS Hotline for women and children  victims of domestic violence (1990), Women in Black (1991)  and SOS Hotline and Center for Girls (1994). She was a  member of a team working on education of new volunteers  for women’s groups dealing with violence against women,  girls and children. From 2005 consultant of ASTRA (Anti  Trafficking Action).

nada ler sofronicNada Ler Sofronić, PhD, Political Sciences (University of  Belgrade). Women’s movement activist. Co-organizer of the  First International Feminist Conference in Yugoslavia in  1978 "Comrade/ss". Works on programs at the Open Society  Insitute of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Taught social psychology  at the University of Sarajevo. Research areas: social  psychology, women’s studies, culture and gender studies.  Key publications: Neofeminism and Socialist Alternative  (Belgrade, 1986); Because We Are Women – Socioeconomic  Status of Women in BiH (Sarajevo, 2002); Violence Against  Women in Media Mirror (Sarajevo, 2008).

katarina-loncarevicKatarina Lončarević, Phd, Political Science (University of Belgrade). Philosopher, feminist, and activist. Research areas: feminist philosophy, epistemology, history of feminism and feminist movements, history of women in philosophy, feminist and lgbt activism, relationship between feminism and liberalism. She has published more than twenty articles in scientific journals and edited volumes, in BSC and English. She wrote with Jelena Višnjić two monographs: Solidarity and Feminist Politics (2010) and The Politics of Media Representation of LGBTTIQ Population: The Case of Serbia (2011), and with Adriana Zaharijević she published the book March 8th: The History of a 'Holiday'  (2011). Since 2010, she is deputy editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Genero.

jasmina-lukicJasmina Lukić, PhD, Literature (University of Belgrade). Associate  Professor and Head of Department of Gender Studies at  CEU, Budapest and the CEU coordinator for Erasmus Mundus  MA Program GEMMA. She was a co-founder of the Women’s  Studies Center in Belgrade and the Women’s Studies Center  in Zagreb, as well as a co-founder and the editor-in-chief of the  journal for feminist theory Ženske studije (Beograd 1996-1999),  and the associate editor of The European Journal of Women’s  Studies (1999-2009). Research interests: literary and cultural  studies, South-Slavic literatures. Key publications: collection  of critical studies The Other Face (Beograd 1984), a monograph  Metafiction: Reading the Genre (Beograd 2001), and Women and  Citizenship in Central and Eastern Europe (ed., 2006).

marija-lukicMarija Lukić, MPhil, Law (University of Niš). Researcher at  the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research  in Belgrade. Human rights advisor at the OSCE Mission to  Serbia (2006-2008) and manager of the Fund for Free Legal  Aid, UNDP, Serbia (2003-2006), co-cordinator of the  program Strategies and policies of gender equality at Glas  razlike (1998/2000), co-cordinator of the project "Domestic  Violence – Response of State Institutions", at the Group for  Women’s Human Rights of the European Movement in Serbia  (1995). Key publications: Women With Children in The  Economic Market (Belgrade, 2002); Maternity or Parentship –  A Comparative Study of Laws and Practices in EU (Belgrade,  2002); Family Violence: new incrimination (Belgrade, 2003).

miroslava-malesevicMiroslava Malešević, PhD, Ethnology (University of Belgrade).  Associate at the Ethnographic institute SASA,  Belgrade. Research interests: anthropology of women, collective  identities and nationalism. Key publications: Ritualisation  of women’s social development (Belgrade, 1986),  Female (Belgrade, 2007), Are there nations on planet Reebok  - discussions about politics of identity (Belgrade, 2011).

dusan-maljkovicDušan Maljković, BA, Philosophy (University of Belgrade).  Publicist and translator. Editor of homoerotic edition Kontrabunt  (RENDE), international award-winning broadcast  Gayming on Radio Belgrade and web-site  Associate of the web-site and Third Programme  of Radio Belgrade. Editor at the publishing house Karpos.  Member of the advisory board of magazin Novi plamen, Queer  Zagreb and Gay Straight Alliance. President of the Center for  Queer Studies and editor of journal for queer theory QT.

olga-manojlovic-pintarOlga Manojlović Pintar, PhD, History (University of Belgrade).  Researcher at the Institute for Contemporary Serbian  History. Research areas: 20th century history, collective  memory, historical consciousness. Key publications:  History and Remembernace (ed., Belgrade, 2006); "History  and Ethics", u Tokovi istorije (Belgrade, 2006); "Redefining  Memories", in Helsinški odbor 115/116 (Belgrade, 2008).

ivan milenkovicIvan Milenković, MPhil, Gender Studies (University of Belgrade).  Editor of the science and politics editorial staff Radio  Belgrade Third Programme. Translates from French and  Italian. External associate of the Institute for Philosophy  and Social Theory. Editor of the philosophical book series  of the publishing house Fedon (2007-2009). Research areas:  contemporary French and political philosophy. Key publication:  Philosophical Frangments (Belgrade, 2011).

andjelka-milicAnđelka Milić, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade). Retired  full professor at the Sociology Department, Faculty  of Philosophy in Belgrade. Introduced and taught the first  course of "Women and Society", at the Faculty of Philosophy.  Research interests: women and nationalism, women  and profession, sociology of family. Key publications: Sociology  and Family: Criticisms and Challenges (Belgrade,  2001); Social Transformations and Strategy of Different Social  Groups: Everyday Serbia at the Dawn of the Third Millenium  (ed., Belgrade, 2004).

snjezana-milivojevicSnježana Milivojević, PhD, Sociology (University of Montenegro).  Full professor at the Department of Journalism and  Communication, Faculty of Political Sciences, University  of Belgrade and Head of the Center for Media Research at  the Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade. Author of numerous   national and international publications, academic  research and consultacy projects. Research interests: public  opinion, critical media studies, media and democracy,  media policy, new media, media and gender, media and  memory. Key publications: Media Monitoring Manual (London/  Belgrade, 2003); Women and Mediai (ed., Genero, special  edition, Belgrade, 2004); Children in the Media Mirror  (UNICEF, 2010).

olivera-milosavljevicOlivera Milosavljević, PhD, History (University of Belgrade).  Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of  Belgrade. Visiting lecturer at universities in Munich, Würzburg,  Margburg (Germany) and Salzburg (Austria). Member  of the project Dialogue Between Serbian and Croatian  Historians in Pecs, Hungary. Research interests: contemporary  history, social theories. Key publications: In National  Tradition or Stereotypes of Serbian Intelectuals in XX Century  on "us" and "others" (Belgrade, 2002); Contemporaries of Fasism  1: Perception of Fasism in Belgrade:1933-1941 (Belgrade,  2010); Contemporaries of Fasism 2: Yugoslavia: 1933-1941  (Belgrade, 2010).

sanja-milutinovic-bojanicSanja Milutinović Bojanić, PhD, Centre for Ethics, Law and Applied Philosophy in Belgrade; and Acting, Media and Culture Studies, University of Rijeka. PhD obtained at Université Paris 8 (Le Centre d’études féminines et d’études de genre) within PhD programme on Practices and theories of senses and social sciences. Lectured at Université Paris 8, Aberdeen, Wiena, Saint Mary's University College (London). Fileds of interests: queer and gender studies, philosophy of sexuality, theories of translation. Member of Association of Literary Translators of Serbia. Translator from French and English.

zoran-milutinovicZoran Milutinović, PhD, Comparative Literature (University  of Belgrade). Teaches South-Slavic literature and  culture at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European  Studies. Research interests: theory of literature and  drama, cultural studies. Key publications: Negative and  Positive Po-etics (Belgrade, 1992); Encounter on Another  Place (Belgrade, 2006); What is the ‘West’? Nationalism,  Cosmopolitanism, and the ‘West’ in Early 20th-Century Serbian  Culture (Belgrade, 2010); Getting Over Europe. The  Construction of Europe in Serbian Culture (Belgrade, 2011).

ana-miljanicAna Miljanić, MA, Theatre (University of Arts, Belgrade).  Director and playwright in the Center for Cultural Decontamination,  Belgrade. Currently lives works in New York,  working as Assistant Professor at the Columbia University.  Research interests: theatre, public sphere and political responsibility.  Key publication: anthology Community of Memories  (co-ed., with O. Savić, 2006).

aljosa-mimicaAljoša Mimica (1948-2011), PhD, Sociology (University of  Belgrade). He was Professor at the Sociology Department,  Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade. Research interests: histories  of social theories. Key publications: An Essay on the  Middle Class (Belgrade, 1983); Emil Dirkem and Radical Sociology  (Belgrade, 2004); Analecta: sociological essays (Belgrade,  2011).

mirjana-mirosavljevicMirjana Mirosavljević Bobić, BA, journalism (University of  Belgrade). Journalist and Program Coordinator of the only  local women’s foundation in Serbia, Reconstruction Women’s  Fund, responsible for grant-making, women’s funds  networking and fundraising. Activist of Women in Black.

lepa-mladjenovicLepa Mlađenović, BA, Psychology (University of Belgrade).  Feminist and lesbian activist. Co-founder of the Belgrade  Women’s Studies Center and Autonomous Women’s Center  (2000). Activist of the Women in Black Against War, feminist  anti-war and anti-fascist group. Co-founder of Arkadia,  Lesbian and Gay group (1990) and Labris, Organisation for  Lesbian Human Rights (1995). Editor of books on alternatives  to psychiatry and on violence against women. Author  of a number of essays on issues of male violence, feminist  anti-war activism, emotional literacy, multiple discrimination  of women, especially lesbians. Active member of a  number of different international boards and networks on   issues of lesbian rights and violence against women. Key  publication: Women for Life Without Violence, a manual for  SOS telephone volunteer (Belgrade, 1999), "Longinig for Activism",  Treća, 2/2002, Zagreb.

aleksandar-molnarAleksandar Molnar, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade).  Professor at the Sociology Department, Faculty of  Philosophy, Belgrade. Research interests: history of social  ideas, sociology of inter-ethnic relations, sociology of law.  Key publications: Human Rights and Disintegration of Yugoslavia  (Novi Sad, 1994); People, Nation, Race: Historical  Sources of Nationalisms in Europe (Belgrade, 1997); Farewell  to the Enlightenment Idea of the Constitutional Assembly?  (Belgrade, 2008).

zorica-mrsevicZorica Mršević, PhD, Law (University of Belgrade). Associate  professor at the Faculty for European Legal and Political  Studies in Novi Sad. Founder and member of the First  Board of the Belgrade Women’s Studies Center. Serbia’s  Deputy Ombudsman for gender equality and for the rights of  disabled persons (2008-2010). She worked for international  organizations OXFAM and the OSCE Mission to Serbia on  the issues of women’s human rights, gender equality and  mechanisms for gender equality. She was teaching at universities  in Budapest (Hunagry), Iowa (USA), Vienna (Austria)  and Ljubljana (Slovenia). She has published 19 books  and over 300 scientific articles in scientific and scholarly  periodicals within the fields of criminal justice disciplines,  gender theory, theory of violence and gender studies. Key  publications: Women’s Rights in International Law (Belgrade,  1999; 2000); Standards and Mechanisms for Gender Equality  in Democratic Countries (ed., Belgrade, 2001).

radmila.nasticRadmila Nastić, PhD, English Literature (University of  Niš). Full Professor at the Department of English Language  and Literature, Faculty of Philology and Arts (FILUM),  Kragujevac; Faculty of Foreign Languages, University  ALFA, Belgrade. Research interest: drama, women writers.  Key publications: Drama in the Age of Irony (Podgorica,  1998); In Quest of Meaning (Belgrade, 2002); Tragedy and the  Modern World (Kragujevac, 2010).

slobodanka-nedovicSlobodanka Nedović (1955-2004), PhD, Sociology (University  of Belgrade). She tought at the Department of Sociology,  Faculty of Law, Belgrade. Founder and director of  the the Center for Free Elections and Democracy (CeSID,  1997); was an active participant in the foundation and work  of the Alternative Academic Educational Network (AAEN/AAOM)   and the Center for the Advancement of Legal Studies.  Research areas: civil society, electoral systems, feminist  movements. Key publications: The Welfare State – ideas  and policies (Belgrade, 1992); Contemporary Feminism (Belgrade,  2005).

iva-nenicIva Nenić, MPhil, Theory of Arts and the Media; MA, Ethnomusicology  (University of Arts in Belgrade). Teaching Assistant  at the Department of Ethnomusicology, Faculty of  Music, University of Arts in Belgrade; affiliate of the Group  for Theory of Arts and the Media (University of Arts in Belgrade);  editor and critic at the Radio Belgrade III program.  Research areas: status of gendered subject in arts and culture,  theory of ideology, popular culture, women’s practices  in (post)traditional contexts.

vesna-nikolic-ristanovicVesna Nikolić Ristanović, PhD, criminology, victimology  and criminal law (University of Belgrade). Full professor at  the Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Belgrade.  Co-founder and director of the Victimology Society  of Serbia. Founder and former editor of Temida, the journal  on victimization, human rights and gender. Key publications:  Domestic violence in Serbia (ed., Belgrade, 2000), Social  Change, Gender and Violence: Post-Communist and War-  Affected Societies (Dordrecht, 2002), Surviving Transition:  Everyday life and Violence in Post-communist and Postconflict  Society (Belgrade, 2008).

mirjana-obretkovicMirjana Obretković (1938-2003), PhD, Law (University  of Belgrade). She used to work at the Institute for Criminological  and Sociological Research, Faculty for Political  Sciences, Belgrade. Research areas: family law, sociology  of family, children’s rights. Key publications: Children’s  Rights-Human Rights (co-author, Belgrade, 1996).

ivana-pantelicIvana Pantelić, MPhil, Socio-cultural Anthropology (University  of Belgrade). Research associate at the Institute of  Contemporary History in Belgrade. Research areas: history  of women’s movement in Yugoslavia, women’s emancipation,  oral history. Key publications: Women Partisans as  Citizens (Belgrade, 2011).

vesna-pantelicVesna Pantelić, BA, Arts (National Academy of Fine Arts,  New York). Member of ULUS (Serbian Fine Arts Association)  and International Fine Arts Association, New York.  Exhibited in the USA, Europe and South America. Research  interests: feminism and visual arts.

zarana-papicŽarana Papić (1949-2002), PhD, Social Anthropology (University  of Belgrade). Associate professor at the Faculty of  Philosophy, Belgrade. Feminist and anti-war activist. Coorganizer  of the International Feminist Conference "Comrade-  ss" in 1978, Belgrade. Founder and member of the first  Board of the Belgrade Women’s Studies Center. Member of  the Scientific Committee of Transeuropeennes Program "Perspective  du voisinage dans L’Europe du Sud-Est". Lectured  at the Network of Interdisciplinary Women’s Studies in  Europe (NOISE). Research areas: history of anthropology,  anthropology of gender, feminist theory. Key publications:  Antropology of Woman (co-editor, Belgrade, 1983); Sociology  and Feminism (Belgrade, 1989); Gender and Culture, Body  and Knowledge in Social Antropology (Belgrade, 1997).

borka-pavicevicBorka Pavićević, MA, Drama (Academy for Drama, Film,  Radio and TV, Belgrade). Founder and the Director of the  Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade. Columnist  (Danas, Vreme), publicist and political activist. Worked for a  number of years as playwright in Atelje 212 and BITEF theaters  in Belgrade. Research interests: theatre, public shpere  and responsibility.

djordje-pavicevicĐorđe Pavićević, PhD, Political Science (University of Belgrade).  Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences  in Belgrade. Research interests: political philosophy,  political theory, ethics. Key publications: "Political  Discours: Media and Communications", in: Media and War  (Belgrade, 1999); "Liberal values and political stability in  Serbia", in Philosophy and Society XIV/XV (Belgrade, 2002).

vukasin-pavlovicVukašin Pavlović, PhD, Political Sciences (University of Sarajevo).  Full professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade.  Director of Center for Socio-Ecological Research (ECO  Center), Belgrade and the Center for Eco-politics and Sustainable  Development (CEPOR). Co-founder of Alternative Academic  Educational Network (AAEN/AAOM, Belgrade). President  of the Yugoslav Society for Political Sciences. Research  interests: new social movements, civil society, political sociology,  ecology. Key publications: Civil Society and Democracy  (Belgrade, 2006); Social Movements and Changes (Belgrade,  2009); Discourses of Power (Zagreb/Belgrade, 2010).

Aleksandra Pečujlić, MPhil, Psychology (University of Surrey,  UK). Senior clinical psychologist at Great Ormond Street  Hospital and consultant at KCC, London. Member of the  group Bridge. Research interests: family therapy, treatment  and communication with handicapped and autistic children.

latinka-perovicLatinka Perović, PhD, Political Sciences (University of Belgrade).  Scientific counselor at the Institute for Contemporary  History, Belgrade. Editor in Chief of the journal Tokovi  istorije. Research interests: history of political and social  ideas in the 19th century Serbia. Key publications: Srbian-  Russian Revolutionary Connections (Belgrade, 1993); Serbian  Socialitsts in the 19. century: a contribution to the history of  socialism (Belgrade, 1995); Between Anarchy and Autocracy:  Serbian Society Between Centuries (XIX-XXI) (Belgrade,  2006); Towards Modernity: Serbia in the 19th and 20th Century:  Women and Children (ed., Beograd 2006).

Vanda Perović vanda-perovic, MPhil, Gender Studies (University of Belgrade).  Translates feminist theory for the journal GeneroŽenske studije, ProFemina. Key publications: Emma Goldman:  Anarchism and Feminism (Belgrade, 2000); "Jelena Ilka  Marković – a biography of a woman assassin", in Mapping  of Misogyny in Serbia (2000, 2005); "Žarana Papić" in A Biographical  Dictionary of Women’s Movements and Feminisms,  Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe of the 19th and 20th  Centuries (CEU, Budapest, 2006). Fields of interest and research:  women’s history, anarchism and feminism.

dijana-plutDijana Plut, PhD, Psychology (University of Belgrade). Professor  at University Singidunum, Belgrade. Research interests:  education, violence against children, democracy and  education. Key publications: Values in elementary school textbooks  (co-aut., Belgrade, 1990); School textbook as a culturaltool  (Belgrade, 2003); Social Crisis and Education (co-editor,  Belgrade, 2004); Culture of critical thought: theoretical aspects  and implications for teaching (co-author, Belgrade, 2007); The  circle of violence – a study on violence in institutions for children  without parental care (co-author, Belgrade, 2007).

nada-polovinaNada Polovina, PhD, Psychology (University of Belgrade).  Senior researcher associate at the Institute of Educational  Research, Belgrade with years of practice in family psychology.  Research areas: different aspects of parental role and  parental functioning, parental divorce, family-school cooperation,  gender aspects in family functioning. Key publications:  Emotional bounding: theory, research, practices (Belgrade,  2007); Family in System Surrounding (Belgrade, 2011).

dragan-popadicDragan Popadić, PhD, Psychology (University of Belgrade).  Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade. Co-founder  of Peace Studies and member of the Bridge group. Research  interests: social psychology, peace studies, nonviolent  conflict resolution. Key publication: Introduction to  Peace Studies (ed., Belgrade, 2000).


Nataša Popivoda, BA, Literature (University of Belgrade).  Publishes essays, literary criticism and translates from  English and French. Research areas: graduate education,  feminism.

tijana-popivodaTijana Popivoda, radical feminist and lesbian activist, coordinator  at the Counselling center for the support to lesbians  and bisexual women within the Novi Sad Lesbian  Organization (NLO). She dealt with the topic of male violence  against women for ten years as a consultant within  the Autonomous Women’s Center (Belgrade), working with  women who survived violence.

nebojsa-popovNebojša Popov, PhD, Social History (University of Zagreb).  Works at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory,  Belgrade. He was a member of the Board of Korčula Summer  School, and the Secretary of the Praxis journal. Editorin-  chief of the magazine Republika. Research interests: social  history, political sociology, social conflicts.


dragana-popovicDragana Popović, PhD, Biophysics (University of Belgrade).  Professor of Biophysics at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine  in Belgrade. Former Coordinator of Women’s Studies Center  in Belgrade (2000-2011) and lecturer on the Faculty of Political  Sciences, MA program Gender and Politics. Member of  the Editorial Board of Genero, a Journal in Feminist Theory.  Coordinated the project Women and Academia in the Balkans  (2005-2006), and participated in the project Gender  Stereotypes in Science in South Eastern Europe (UNESCO,  2005). Published more that 200 papers in radiation/biophysics  and popular science and translated a number of scientific  essays and books. Research interest: education, women  in sciences, history of science. Key publications: Women and  Physics in Yugoslavia (Paris, 2002); Women and Education in  Serbia and Japan: Post War Stories (Tokio, 2005); Science,  Gender and Power (Blagoevgrad, 2005); From Zurich Circle  To Gender Studies: Gender and High Education in Serbia (Belgrade,  2009); Analysis of Gender Dimension in University  Educational Material (co-author, Belgrade, 2010); "Ecofeminism",  "Gender and Ecology", and "Gender and Education",  in Introduction to Gender Studies (Novi Sad, 2011).

olga-popovic-obradovicOlga Popović Obradović (1954-2007), PhD, Law (University  of Belgrade). Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law  in Belgrade. Research areas: contemporary national history  and legal theory. Key publication: Essays on Serbian political  and social history (Belgrade, 2009).


sonja-prodanovicSonja Prodanović, MSci, Architecture and Planning (Barlett  School, University College, London). Worked as researcher at  the Institute of Architecture and Town Planning of Serbia,  Belgrade. Member of the editorial board of the journal Republika  and of the Committee for Urbanism and Ecology of the  Association of Serbian Free Cities. Co-founder of the environmental  NGO Eco-Urban Center, Belgrade, member of Women  in Black and of the Center for Anti-war Action. Research interests:  ecofeminism, ecology and women’s movement.

ivana-prazicIvana Pražić, Mphil, History of Arts (University of Bangalore). PhD student at the University of Sydney, Department of Indonesian Studies. One of the founders of Center for Queer Studies, Belgrade, and member of the board of QT Magazine. Member of Association of Literary Translators of Serbia. Fields of interests: queer theory and critique of racism, contemporary Indonesian politics of citizenship. Key publications: Storyboards in Stone: Outlining the Buddhist Art of Gandhara (u: Mazaar, Bazaar: Design & Visual Culture in Pakistan, Oksford, 2010, ur. Saima Zaidi); Ka nehomofobičnoj srednjoj školi (ur., Beograd, 2008).

branka-prpaBranka Prpa, PhD, History (University of Belgrade). Worked  at the Institute for Contemporary History of Serbia; former  Director of the Archive of the City of Belgrade. Research  areas: contemporary national history, Serbian elites in the  20th century. Key publications: Enlightment of Serbs in Dalmatia  1836-1848 (Split, 1988); "The Making of Yugoslavia  (1830-1945)", in: Yugoslav’s Ethnic Nightmare, The Inside  Story of Europe’s Unfolding Ordeal (New York, 1995).

Radmila Radić, PhD, History (University of Belgrade). Research  Associate at the Institute for Recent History of Serbia,  Belgrade. Research interests: contemporary national  history, religious denominations. Key publications: State  and Religious Communities in Serbia 1945-1954 (Belgrade,  1995); State and Religious Communities in Serbia 1945-1970  (Belgrade, 2002); Beliefs, Religion and Spiritualism in Serbia  in 19th and First Half of the 20th Century (Belgrade, 2009).

srdjan radovicSrđan Radović, MPhil, Ethnology/Anthropology (University  of Belgrade). Research assistant at the Institute of Ethnography  of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade.  Research areas: memory culture, politics of space, dynamics  of national and cultural identities in post-Yugoslav countries.  Key publications: Images of Europe: Research of Representations  of Europe and Serbia in Early 2000s (Belgrade, 2009).

ljubisa-rajicLjubiša Rajić (1947-2012), PhD, Linguistics (University of Belgrade).  Professor of Scandinavian Studies and founder of the Department  of Scandinavian Studies at the University of  Belgrade. Visiting professor at the University College of  Oslo (2001-04). Research areas: Nordic philology, general  linguistics, intercultural communication, translation studies,  political sciences, sociology and Balkan studies. Has  published more than 200 research articles, translated more  than 30 books. Recipient of numerous Scandinavian medals  and prises. Member of Norwegian Academy of Science and  Letters and member of the editorial board of journals Scientia  Yugoslavica, Mostovi and Prevodilac. Key translations  and publications: Sophia’s World. A Novel on the History of  Philosophy (J. Gorder, Belgrade, 1996); Antology of Modern  Norvegian Drama (ed., Belgrade, 2004); Philosophy of Fear (L.  Svensen, Belgrade, 2008); A Skill to Read (Belgrade, 2009).

gordana-rajkovGordana Rajkov, BSc, Mathematics (University of Belgrade).  Consultant for disability issues with OXFAM – Belgrade office.  The first person with disability elected into the Parliament  of Serbia (2007). Research areas: human rights of  marginalized groups, women’s health.


Ljubica Rajković, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade).  Works as Associate Professor at the Faculty of Geography,  Belgrade. Research areas: family sociology, status of village  women, status of Roma people. Key publications: Social  Status of Women in Rural Central Serbia (Belgrade, 2010).

vesna-rakic-vodinelicVesna Rakić Vodinelić, PhD, Law (University of Belgrade),  Founder and Full Professor of the Faculty of Law, Union University,  Belgrade. Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law,  University of Belgrade: expelled following the restrictive  1998 University Law in Serbia. Corresponding member of  the International Academy of Comparative Law in Paris and  member of the International Association of Procedural Law.  Participated in drafting many laws in Serbia. Key publications:  Civil Law (ed., Belgrade, 1996); Stolen Elections (ed.,  Belgrade, 1997); Civil Law in EU (co-aut., Belgrade, 1998);  Compatibility of Yugoslav Law with European Convention on  Human Rights and Elementary Freedoms (Council of Europe,  in Serbian and English, ed. and co-aut., Belgrade, 2002).

Ružica Rosandić, PhD, Psychology (University of Belgrade).  Retired Professor at the Teacher Training Faculty  and the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade. Visiting Professor  at Nova Southeastern University, USA (1998-2001).  Co-ordinator in the Center for Anti-war Action in Belgrade.  Research areas: theories of conflict resolutions, violence  prevention, qualitative research methodology. Key publications:  A Harder Way – Peace Actions in Yugoslavia (co-aut., Belgrade,   2005); History of Childhood – Recognizing Cultural  Differencies (Belgrade, 2006).

tatjana rosicTatjana Rosić, PhD, Literature (University of Belgrade). Associate  Professor at the Faculty for Media and Communication  of the Singidunum University in Belgrade, external  associate of the Institute for Literature and Art, Belgrade.  Visiting Professor at the doctoral studies of the Faculty of  Philology and Arts, University of Kragujevac. Literary critic  and author of numerous essays in the field of gender studies  in the context of history and theory of Serbian literature.  Key publications: Romantic Diary in Serbian Literature (Belgrade,  1994); Myth of a Ideal Biography: Danilo Kish and figure  of father in Serbian culture (Belgrade, 2008); Theories and  Policies of Gender, Gender Identities in literatures and cultures  in Balkan and South-East Europe (ed., Belgrade, 2008).

obrad-savicObrad Savić, PhD, Philosophy (University of Leeds, UK).  Former editor of Theoria and Philosophical Studies. Editor of  the Belgrade Circle journal. One of the founders and Acting  President of the Belgrade Circle. Professor at the Faculty of  Media and Communication, Singidunum University. Translator,  editor and publisher. Research areas: 20th century  social theory and philosophy, culture studies. Key publication:  Captives of Evil – Legacy of Hannah Arendt (co-editor,  Belgrade, 2002).

svenka-savicSvenka Savić, PhD, Psycholinguistics (University of Belgrade).  Professor emerita at the University of Novi Sad.  Founder and coordinator of the Women Studies & Research  Center "Mileva Marić Einstein" in Novi Sad and of the Center  for Gender Studies at the University of Novi Sad. She  led a number of research projects in the fields of women’s  studies, sexism in the media, feminist theology, women’s   memory/oral history etc. Research interests: cognitive  linguistics, feminism, psycholinguistics, gender and language,  feminist theology. Select publications: Feminist Theology  (ed., Belgrade, 1999); Biographies of Old Roma Women  in Vojvodina (ed., Belgrade, 2001); Gender and Language (coeditor,  Belgrade, 2009).

nada-seferovicNada Seferović, MPhil, History of Art (University of Toronto,  Canada). Works in the Ministry of Culture of the Republic  of Serbia. Publishes literary criticism and translations. Research  interests: feminist history of art, postmodernism.

marina-simicMarina Simić, PhD, social anthropology (University of Manchester,  UK). A lecturer at the Faculty of Political Sciences,  University of Belgrade. A Coordinator of the Anthropology  Program in Petnica Research Centre; a lecturer at Belgrade  Open School and Belgrade Women’s Studies Centre. Research  interest: political anthropology, anthropology of the  state, post-socialist transformation in Europe, popular culture  and consumption.

Ivana Simović, PhD, Law (University of Belgrade). Senior  associate at the Institute for International Politics and  Economy. Research areas: criminal law, violence against  children, cultural rights.

Zoran Skrobanović, PhD, Oriental Studies (University of  Belgrade). Associate Professor at the Department for Chinese  Language and Literature at the Faculty of Philology,  Belgrade. Research interests: classical Chinese literature,  media technologies, Chinese and Western modernism. Key  publications: Classic Chinese (transl., Beograd, 2004); Chinesse  (co-author, Belgrade, 2009); To Live (transl., Ju Hua,  Belgrade, 2009).

Vera Smiljanić, PhD, Psychology (University of Belgrade).  Full professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade and at  the Universities of Novi Sad and Priština. Research areas:  children and developmental psychology, psychoanalysis.

maja-solarMaja Solar (University in Novi Sad). Teaching assistant and PhD student at the Philosophy Department, Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad. Member of Gerusija, member of the board of Stvar, magazine for theoritical practices, and Polja, magazine for literature and theory. Fields of interests: Marxism, politics of emancipation, critique of political economy, theory of ideology, literature.

ivana-spasicIvana Spasić, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade). Associate  Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade.  Apart from contributions to journals and collections, she  has published, either as author, co-author or editor, the following  publications: Politics and Everyday Life 1999-2002  (Belgrade, 1996); Interpretative Sociology (Belgrade, 1998);  Sociology of Everyday Life (Belgrade, 2004). She translates  from English works from the fields of social and humanist  sciences.

biljana-srbljanovicBiljana Srbljanović, MPhil, Drama (University of Arts, Belgrade).  Assistant at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade.  Playright and publicist. Research areas: theatre, public  sphere and political responsibility.


dejan sretenovicDejan Sretenović, MPhil, Art History (University of Belgrade).  Curator, editor and writer, working as the Chief  Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade.  Fields of research: modern and contemporary art, visual  culture and the new media.


vuk-stambolovicVuk Stambolović, PhD, Medicine (University of Belgrade).  Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade.  Research areas: human rights and health, constructive  postmodernism, alternative medicine.


ivana-stefanovicIvana Stefanović, BA, Composition and Violin (Music  Academy, Belgrade). Manager of Culture Program in the  Fund – Center For Democracy, President of the Art Council  of Belgrade Music Festival (BEMUS). Writes drama and  radiophonic music, also essays on music. Key publications:  A Road to Damascus (Belgrade, 2002); Music from Anything  (Belgrade, 2010).

bojana-stojanovic-pantovicBojana Stojanović Pantović, PhD (University of Novi Sad).  Full Professor at Department of Comparative Literature,  Faculty of Philosophy, Novi Sad. Writes literary criticism,  poetry and translates. Research areas: Expressionistic  Movement in the Serbian, South-Slavonic and European  literature, morphology of short prose genres, contemporary  Serbian and Slovenian poetry and gender studies.

branimir-stojanovicBranimir Stojanović, BA, Philosophy (University of Belgrade).  Affiliate of the Center for Contemporary Art, Belgrade. Essayist  and editor. Research areas: digital art, visual arts.

dubravka-stojanovicDubravka Stojanović, PhD, History (University of Belgrade).  Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade.  Research areas: history of institutions and ideas in Serbia  before the First World War; modernization process in Serbia;  urban history of Belgrade; history textbook analyses.  Key publications: Serbian Social-Democratic Party and War  program of Serbia 1912-1918 (Belgrade, 1994); Srbia and Democracy  1903-1914. A Historical Study of the "Golden Age"  of Serbian Democracy (Belgrade, 2003); Kaldrma and Asfalt.  Belgrade 1890-1914 (Belgrade, 2008); Oil on Water. Essays  from Contemporary Serbian History (Belgrade, 2010).

slavica-stojanovicSlavica Stojanović, BA, Litearture (University of Belgrade).  Director of the Reconstruction Women’s Fund, Serbia.  Founder and member of the First Board of the Belgrade  Women's Studies Center. Editor of numerous journals and  anthologies: Vidici, Selected Work of Virginia Woolf, Feminist  Notebooks, co-founder of the non-profit publishing house  Feminist"94". Translated works of Virginia Woolf, Hannah  Arendt, Nadine Gordimer. Longterm activist for a number  of women’s organizations: Women in Black, SOS Hotline  for Women and Children Victims of Violence, Autonomous  Women’s Center, Voice of Difference; co-ordinator of the  Women’s Program (Fund for an Open Society).

biljana-stojkovicBiljana Stojković, PhD, Genetics and Evolution (University  of Belgrade). Associate Professor at the Faculty of Biology  in Belgrade. Research interst: evolution of human social  systems, social interactions and behaviour. Key publication:  Darviniana (co-aut., Belgrade, 2009).

marijana-stojcicMarijana Stojčić, BA, Sociology (University of Belgrade). Affiliate  at Women’s Information and Documentation Center  (ŽINDOK), Belgrade. Research interests: gender, politics of  identity, history of feminism, culture of remembrance, globalization,  social movements. Key publications: Cindarellas  and Witches in Serbian Print Media/Research on Media  Images of Women (Belgrade, 2008); Feminist Movement in  Yugoslavia 1978-1989 (Belgrade, 2009); Where Has Roza  Luxemburg Gone? Reception of Ideas of Rosa Luxemburg in  Serbia/ex-Yugoslavia (Belgrade, 2011).

ana-stolichAna Stolić, MPhil, History (University of Belgrade). Affiliate  of the Institute of History of Serbian Academy of Arts and  Sciences, Belgrade. Director of the Historical Museum of  Serbia. Research interests: social history of Serbian people  in the 19th century, history of labour. Key publication: Queen  Draga: A Biography (Belgrade, 2000).


gordana-suboticGordana Subotić graduated at the Faculty of Security, University of Belgrade. At the moment, she is writing her MA thesis concerning the Implementation of the 1325 Resolution in United States of America and Republic of Serbia at Regional US studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade. She is an activist, researcher and project coordinator in monitoring of the implementation of the Resolution 1325 in Republic of Serbia in feminist anti-militarist organisation Women in Black. Active in women's movement since 2009. Worked as an analyst on the interdisciplinary project of the Faculty of Mathematics, Faculty of Security and George C. Marshall Center. This project was presented at the Science Festival in 2010. She has organized street actions on disarmament, advocacy for signing of the Convention on cluster munitions in Republic of Serbia, feminist study exchanges between Kosovo and Serbia, actions on women, peace and security.

pedja-sarcevicPredrag Šarčević, MPhil, Anthropology (University of Belgrade).  Editor of Radio Belgrade Third Program. Worked at  the Petnica Research Center. Research areas: anthropology  of gender, political anthropology, history of anthropology.


Jelena Špadijer Džinić, PhD, Sociology (University of Belgrade).  Researcher at the Institute for Criminology and Sociology,  Professor at the Faculty of Defectology, Belgrade.  Research interests: sociology of prostitution, international  sex-trafficking.

teodora-tabackiTeodora Tabački, MA, Philosophy (Université Paris, France).  Activist of the Otpor (Resistance) movement. Currently PhD  candidate at the University of Paris. Key publications include  numerous articles in national and international journal, as  well as translation of texts from the fields of philosophy and  feminist theory. Lives and works in Berlin.

jasmina tesanovicJasmina Tešanović, BA, Lettere Moderne (Universita Statale  di Milano, Italia). Author, feminist, political activist (Women  in Black, Code Pink), translator, publisher and filmmaker.  She was one of the organizers of the first Feminist Conference  in Eastern Europe "Comrade/ss" in 1978, in Belgrade.  Co-founder of the publishing house Feminist 94. Founder  and member of the First Board of the Belgrade Women’s  Studies Center. Author of Diary of a Political Idiot, written  during the 1998-2000 Kosovo War and widely distributed  on the Internet. She writes in three languages: English, Italian  and Serbian. Key publications: Matrimonijum (Belgrade,  2004), The Balkans does not exist (Belgrade 2004).

svetlana tominSvetlana Tomin, PhD, Literature (University of Novi Sad).  Professor of Medieval Literature at the Department of Serbian  Literature at the Faculty of Philology in Novi Sad, and  at the Gender Studies at the University of Novi Sad. Research  interests: Serbian Medieval litarature, presentations  of women in the Middle Ages, women studies. Key publications:  Books-Loving Women in Medival Serbia (Novi Sad  2007), Holy Mother Angelina ( Novi Sad, 2009).

ljubinka-trgovcevicLjubinka Trgovčević, PhD, Modern and Contemporary  History (University of Belgrade). Full professor at the Faculty  of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade. Research areas:  Serbian and Balkan cultural, social and political history  in the 19th and 20th century, general education and education  of women. Key publications: Serbian scholars and the  establishment of the Yugoslav State (Beograd, 1986); History  of the Serbian Literary Society 1892-1992 (Belgrade, 1992);  The Planned Elite. Students from Serbia in European Universities  in the 19 th Century (Belgrade, 2003).

nikola-tucicNikola Tucić, PhD, Biology (University of Belgrade). Professor  at the Department of Genetics and Evolution, Faculty of  Biology, Belgrade. Board member of the Alternative Academic  Educational Network (AAEN), Belgrade. Research  areas: evolutionary genetics and ecology. Key publications:  Evolution, Man and Society (Belgrade, 1999); On Gens and  Men (co-aut., Belgrade, 2005); Darviniana (co-aut., Belgrade,  2009).

lidija-vasiljevicLidija Vasiljević, MPhil, Gender and Politics (University of  Belgrade). Feminist, psychotherapist and trainer, affiliate of  the British Psychodrama Association. Currently coordinating  educational and research program in Women’s INDOC  Center in Belgrade, dealing with gender equality and media  representation of women. Co-founder of the Regional Association  for the Implementation of the Integrative Psychotherapy.  Research interests: mental health policies, gender  theory and group work.

ivan-vejvodaIvan Vejvoda, PhD, Political Philosophy and Sociology (Institute  of Political Sciences, Universite Paris). Vice President,  German Marshall Fund, Washington DC. Former Director  of the Balkan Trust for Democracy and former Executive  Director of the Fund for an Open Society Yugoslavia, Belgrade.  One of the founders of the Belgrade Circle. Advisor  at the European Studies Institute. Taught at the University  of Sussex, UK and at Smith College, USA. Research interests:  European Studies, civil society, French revolution. Key  publications: Serbia After Four Years of Transition (Belgrade,  2004); No Magic Wand (Belgrade, 2004); Bosnia-Herzegovina:  Unfinished Business (Beograd, 2005); Serbia: Current Issues  and Future Direction (Beograd, 2006).

jasminka-veselinovicJasminka Veselinović, BA, Pedagogy (University of Belgrade).  Works in the Center for Marriage and Family, Belgrade.  Research interests: family therapy, non-violent conflict  solving.

ana-vilenicaAna Vilenica, PhD, Interdisciplinaty Postgraduate Studies at the Univerity of Arts in Belgrade, Theory of Arts and Media; MA in Scenic Design; BA in History of Arts, Belgrade University. Researcher at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. Editor of uz)bu))na))), journal for art, politics, theory and activism. Fields of interests: activism and art, urban regenerations, commons, public space, theories of labour, feminist theories, motherhood. Key publications: Na ruševinama kreativnog grada (co-editor,, Novi Sad 2012), Postajanje majkom u vreme neoliberalnog kapitalizma (ed. forthcoming).

jelena-visnjicJelena Višnjić, MPhil, Gender Studies (University of Belgrade).  Activist in different feminist organizations, such as  Voice of Difference: A Group for Promotion of Women’s Political  Rights and Labris: A Group for Lesbian Human Rights.  Co-founder of the Festival of Feminist Culture and Action  - BeFem. Research interests: gender studies, media studies,  cultural studies, anthropology of popular culture.

Ivana Vitas, ivana-vitasMSc, Biotechnology (University of Belgrade).  Program coordinator at Peace Studies, Belgrade. Research  areas: biotechnology, feminism and new technologies,  peace studies.

vladislava-vojnovicVladislava Vojnović, BA, Drama and Art (University of Art,  Belgrade). Assistant at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade.  She writes essays, film criticism, scripts for short  documentary and feature films. Key publications: Women’s  Epic Poems (Belgrade, 2002); A Paper Prince (Belgrade,  2008).

Radina Vučetić Mladenović, MPhil, History (University of  Belgrade). Affiliated with the Department of Contemporary  History, Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade. Research interests:  cultural history, women’s question in Serbia in 20th  century, processes of modernization in the 20th century.

djordje-vukadinovicĐorđe Vukadinović, MPhil, Philosophy (University of Belgrade).  Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, University  of Belgrade. Editor-in-chief of the journal Nova srpska  politička misao. Research areas: contemporary philosophy,  history of philosophy.


Viktorija Vukićević, PhD, Chinese Literature (University  of Belgrade). Worked as Associate Professor at the Department  for Oriental Languages, Faculty of Philology, Belgrade.  Lives in the Netherlands since 2002. Research areas:  gender question in modern China, women characters  in Chinese literature.

adriana-zaharijevicAdriana Zaharijević, PhD, Political Science (University of  Belgrade). Junior Researcher at the Faculty of Political Sciences. Former Program Director at Radio Belgrade 3  (2004-2011). Member of the Association of Literary  Translators of Serbia since 2003. Fields of interest: political  philosophy, contemporary feminist theory, history of the  19th century. Key publications: Somebody Said Feminism?  (ed., 2007, 2008, 2012); Becoming Woman (2010).

stasa-zajovicStaša Zajović, BA, Spanish Language and Literature (University  of Belgrade). Anti-war and feminist, member of the  group Woman and Society and of the Center for Anti-War  Action. Founder and activist of Women in Black, an international  anti-war association. Research areas: women’s activism,  pacifist movements. Key publications: War Deserters in  the Former Yugoslavia ( Belgrade 1995); Always disobedient  (Belgrade, 2007); Transitional Justice – A Feminist Approach  (Belgrade, 2007); Fundamentalisms Today – Feminist and  Democratic Answers (Belgrade/Sarajevo, 2007); Secularism  and Women (Belgrade, 2007).

[*] This information reflects the situation at the time when the lectures were held.