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Sexual Violence Against Men in Armed Conflicts

Renata Ćuk (Zagreb, Croatia)Course: Gender, Sexuality and Violent Conflict: Beyond Oppositional Imagination Sexual Violence Against Men in Armed Conflicts Introduction Many people connect war time sexual violence to the images of the raped Bosnian...

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Course: Memory and its role in conflict and conflict transformation Lecturer: Orli Friedman ReCom – Memory on the war in ex-Yugoslavia or Memory of fears Course participant: Sakibe Jashari, Kosovo IntroductionInitiative on establishing...

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Snjezana Milivojevic

Snjezana Milivojevic

Snježana Milivojević

Snježana Milivojević is professor of Public Opinion and Media Studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade. She also chairs the Center for Media Research and is an Academic Board member at the Center for Women’s Studies.  Her main academic interest is in political communication, media policy and regulation, cultural studies, media and diversity and media and public memory.  She was fired from the University because of political reasons pending the repressive University law (1999), and has continued her University career only after democratic changes occured in the country (2003).

Snjezana Milivojevic was a Chevning Scholar and Senior Associate Member at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University (2001) and visiting lecturer for several European and American universities, such as University of Massachusetts, University of Georgia, Westminster University, UCL, Sussex University, LSE University of Milan, and University in Sofia etc.  She has  co-authored the first media and election study in Serbia Televised Elections (1993), contributed to Serbian Road to War (1996), Media Monitoring Manual (2003), and Television across Europe- Serbia (2005) and participated in numerous international research projects in the broad area of media studies.

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Dubravka Zarkov

Dubravka ŽarkovDubravka Zarkov

Fields of expertise:

Gender; the female/male body; intersections with sexuality, ethnicity, religion, race;

Violent conflict/war/militarism; conflict analysis; development and violent conflict; gender based sexual violence; peace-keeping, peace-building; conflict transformations; nationalism; communalism;
Transitional societies; transformation of gender relations; sexual and family violence; women’s NGOs;

Methodology; intersectional analysis; discourse analysis;
Media/press/photography; visual and textual representations;

Regional interests: Western Balkans & former Yugoslavia; Central & East Europe; South Asia; Central Asia; Central Africa/Great Lakes Region;

Language skills: Mother tongue: Serbian (Croatian/Bosnian); English (fluent); Dutch (moderate)

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Snjezana Kordic

Snjezana Kordic

Snježana Kordić

Snježana Kordić is a linguist whose research interests include language politics, social lingistics, ideology of language purity, history and the birth of nations.  Besides these topics, she has researched numerous grammatical themes.  She received her doctorate in Zagreb, Croatia and has lived in Germany where for fifteen years she taught at universities in Bochum, Munster, Berlin and Frankfurt. She has participated in numerous symposiums, conferences, and congresses around the world.  In 2001 she argued for the survival foundational scientific principles in linguistics in Croatia by starting a discussion with Croatian Language purists in a Zagreb Journal called Republika in order to point out the many contradictions present in Croatian Language Purism.  In 2003 the discussion was moved into a newly formed Zagreb journal called Književna Republika and has lasted nine years.  The over 500 pages of writing from those marathon discussions were preparation for her newest book Language and Nationalism (Jezik i nacionalizam).  In Zagreb she has previously publish two books about linguistic themes which enjoyed positive reviews around the world, and as such were translated into German and distributed in Germany. Internationally she has publish grammar and textbooks for English and German speaking readers.  All the books she has published internationally have experience multiple rounds of publishing.  In addition she has published over 150 other (social)linguistic works in various, often international, philological journals and anthologies.  

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