Dr Neven Andjelic

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Position: Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Human Rights
Email: andjelicn@regents.ac.uk
Faculty: Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

Professional Biography

Dr Neven Andjelic is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Human Rights at Regent's University London. He was elected in June 2014 to the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities - Council of Europe to serve a four years term.

Dr Andjelic is also affiliated on graduate course at the University of Bologna. He was teaching in the past at Birkbeck College, London and Bader International Studies Centre of the Queen's University (Kingston, Canada). Andjelic was Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley and also taught at the Open University and the University of Sarajevo.

Beside the academic career, he had long career in journalism. He worked in the past for CNN, BBC, ITN and Channel 4 in the UK and all the leading media in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Andjelic worked in the past on research projects at universities of Sussex, Kent and Oxford. He writes for academic journals and publications and has published a book ‘Bosnia-Herzegovina: The End of a Legacy' (London and Oregon: Frank Cass, 2003). He also published several books in the languages of South Slavs. His academic interests are interdisciplinary with research expertise is in the fields of International Relations, Nationalism, Human Rights and Media. He focused majority of his research on Europe and The Balkans in particular. Dr Andjelic is being sought by many governments and state agencies to provide his expertise. Thus British Foreign and Commonwealth Office often seeks his opinion, Ministry of Defence has been another British state institution that he provided with his knowledge of European affairs. His opinion was sought in his native Bosnia-Herzegovina and he also gave talk at the US State Department and at many leading think tanks.  Ambassadors of UNICEF to countries in the Balkans have recently been briefed by him. 

Qualifications

  • DPhil, Contemporary European Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, 2000
  • MA, Contemporary European Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, 2000
  • BA, Law, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1983

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2013-present Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Human Rights – Regent's University London
  • 2012-2013 Lecturer in International Relations and Human Rights – Regent's University London
  • 2011-2012 Visiting Lecturer – Regent's University London
  • 2011 –present Visiting Professor – University of Bologna, Master of Arts Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe
  • 2010-2012 Visiting Lecturer – Bader International Studies Center, Herstmonceux Castle, Queen's University, (Canada) in the UK
  • 2009-2012 Associate Lecturer – Faculty of Politics – Birkbeck College, London;
  • 2010 Research Assistant – Nuffield College, University of Oxford
  • 2007-2008 Research Associate – University of Kent, Canterbury
  • 2008 Associate Lecturer – Open University, Cambridge
  • 2006-2007 Fulbright Visiting Scholar – University of California – Berkeley
  • 2005-2006 Head of Educational Programmes, Tutor and Lecturer – Centre for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • 2003-2005 Sessional Lecturer – Birkbeck College (University of London)
  • 1999-present Feed Producer - CNN, London Bureau
  • 1997-1998 Programmes Officer –Institute for War and Peace Reporting, London
  • 1996-1997 Research Fellow – University of Sussex, School of European Studies

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • HEA Fellow
  • Member of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities - Council of Europe
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Emerging Democracies Institute, Washington D.C., USA
  • Member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs – Chatham House
  • Member of the British Fulbright Scholars Association
  • Trustee of the Bridge of Peace (Most mira) NGO - London
  • Member of the International Studies Association

Teaching & Course Development

Creating and Teaching modules:

  • Introduction to Comparative Politics (undergraduate course)
  • International Relations Foundation ((undergraduate course)
  • International Relations Theory and Practice (undergraduate course)
  • Introduction to International Relations (undergraduate course)
  • Introduction to International Relations (graduate course)
  • Global Politics and Media (undergraduate course)
  • Introduction to Human rights (undergraduate course)
  • European Politics (undergraduate course)
  • Politics Foundation (undergraduate course)
  • Politics Theory and Practice (undergraduate course)
  • Human Rights (graduate course)
  • Politics of Development (undergraduate course)
  • Human Rights in Films: Documentaries (undergraduate course)
  • Advanced Studies in International Politics: European Union (undergraduate course)
  • European Union in International Relations (graduate course)
  • Nationalism in Europe: Focus on Yugoslavia (graduate course)
  • Human Rights, Nationalism and Identity (undergraduate course)
  • Culture and Communication (undergraduate course)
  • New States in the World Politics (undergraduate course)
  • International Communications (undergraduate course)
  • Topics in Politics: Political and Social Diversity in Europe (undergraduate course)
  • Topics in Politics: Human Rights, Nationalism and Democracy (undergraduate course)

Research Supervision

Neven has supervised many MA students at Regent’s University London and at the universities of Sarajevo and Bologna.

Examining

Neven has examining experience at Masters Level to 3 universities, and has chaired the panel for dissertation's defence for MA course.

He is External Examiner for the Human Rights Course at the University of Roehampton

Research Interests

Research interests include International Relations, Nationalism, Identity, Human Rights, Humanitarian Interventions, European Studies, Media and Popular Culture.

Publications

Books:
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:

  • ‘Post-Yugoslav Cinema and Politics: Films, Lies and Video Tape’, in: International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention; ISSN (Online): 2319 – 7722, ISSN (Print): 2319 – 7714 www.ijhssi.org (Volume 6 Issue 2; February. 2017) pp. 65-80
  • ‘Nationalist Scotland under Conservative English government and Democratic Slovenia under unreformed socialist Serbia: Comparative Analysis’, in: Nazioni e Regioni; Italia (submitted) ISSN: 2282- 5681 (due for publication in 2017)
  • ‘Handzar Division: Yugoslav Views’, submitted for publication to Norwegian Peace Institute, Oslo (submitted)
  • ‘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: http://www.tol.org/client/article/24398-bosnias-great-wars.html?print 25/07/
  • '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
  • '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 Given

  • "Diaspora and Memory", 'War and Memory', conference organized by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Banja Luka (Bosnia-Herzegovina), September 2017
  • "Fragmentized Left", Conference organized by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung,Sarajevo, July 2017
  • -‘ Post-Yugoslav Cinema, Politics and Reconciliation’, Why Remember? Memory and Forgetting in Times of War and Its Aftermath, June 30th – July 2nd, 2017 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, organized by UAL London, LSE and King’s College London
  • "Cities and Ethnic Minorities in Post-war Balkans" panel at ASN Conference "Europe, Nations and Insecurity: Challenges to Identities", Kaunas, July 2016
  • "Citizenship, Minorities and National Identity: Scotland and England in the United Kingdom, CEISA - ISA Central European International Studies Association) conference, Ljubljana, June 2016
  • "Russia and the West",  discussant, CEISA - ISA Central European International Studies Association) conference, Ljubljana, June 2016
  • "Europe's New Migrants" panel chair, CEISA - ISA Central European International Studies Association) conference, Ljubljana, June 2016
  • "Slovenia and Scotland: Nationalism and Self-Determination in Liberal Democracy and Communist Federation", Columbia University, Association for Study of Nationalities World Convention, April 2016
  • “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, 13 June 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, Politics and Identity: Comparative Analysis of Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina’, Conference: Ethnicity, Race and Nationalism in European Media and Film: Rights, Responsibilities, Representations, University of Manchester, UK, 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, Conference: Culture, Identity, Politics, Zagreb, Croatia, 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, April 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, Salzburg; organized in 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
  • '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

 

Grants Awarded

  • 2016 - present Erasmus + Programme, international partner of the University of Montenegro on the project of Capacity Building Law Faculty at the University of Montenegro
  • 2017 (January) Erasmus + Programme, Visiting Professor at the Interdiscpiplinary Center at Herzliya, Israel
  • 2016 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting the paper at Annual Convention of the Association for Study of Nationalities, New York, April 2014
  • 2014 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting the paper at Annual Convention of the Association for Study of Nationalities, New York, April 20142015 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting the paper at Annual Convention of the Association for Study of Nationalities, New York, April 2014
  • 2013 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting the paper at Media Studies Conference, University of Manchester, May 2013
  • 2013 HASS Faculty Research Grant for project ‘Yugoslavia: the idea, the state, the ‘Yugo-sphere’
  • 2012 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting the paper at Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, New Orleans, November 2012
  • 2012 HASS Faculty Research Grant for attending and presenting the paper at Institute for Ethnology, University of Zagreb, Croatia: Conference in Honour of Dunja Rihtman Augustin: Culture, Identity, Politics, October 2012
  • 2006 Fulbright Visiting Scholar (USA Embassy to Bosnia-Herzegovina)

Last updated: 08 December 2017