The Centre for Southeast European Studies is launching its new website with news of events, projects and publications: http://www.suedosteuropa.uni-graz.at/en
Comment for Anerkennung Sloweniens und Kroatiens vor 20 Jahren „Oder es wird zerfallen“, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 15.1.2012
Article on the Conference Debating the End of Yugoslavia in Graz in Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 11.1.2012.
Just published with Soeren Keil ” The Bosnian Crisis and the Independence of Kosovo” in Kosovo: independence, status, perspectives
Interview for Vijesti
Just published: Special issue of Europe-Asia Studies on Unconditional Conditionality? The Impact of EU Conditionality in the Western Balkans
Visit the website of the conference “Debating the End of Yugoslavia” with Podcasts and Photos
Interview for Buka
The Western Balkans after the ICJ Opinion in the Chailliot Paper The Western Balkans and the EU: ‘the hour of Europe’ edited by Jacques Rupnik
Interview for the Novi Sad daily Dnevnik.
Op-ed in the Austrian daily Die Presse on the arrest of Ratko Mladic: Der Massenmörder, der Held
Op-ed in the Austrian daily Die Presse on the arrest of Jovan Divjak in Vienna: Zur Verhaftung von Jovan Divjak: Der falsche serbische General
Op-Ed in the Austrian daily Die Presse on the lessons learnt for the Tunisian democracy movement from Eastern Europe: Was Tunesiens Demokraten von Osteuropa lernen können
See new EUI working paper on dual citizenship including my contribution “Dual Citizenship can be a solution, not a problem”.
Presentation at a Conference on Power-Sharing in post-Ottoman States (Bosnia, Lebanon and Iraq) in Beirut.
Since 1 September I have taken up the post of Professor for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz.
Comments on the ICJ ruling: Kosovo, Serbia and Bosnia after the ICJ ruling for Open Democracy.
Comment on the ICJ ruling: After the ICJ Opinion: Ways Out of Deadlock for Balkan Insight.
Working Paper on Policing the Peace after Yugoslavia: Police Reform between External Imposition and Domestic Reform published by GRIPS (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies), Tokyo.
Comment on Dual Citizenship can be a solution, not a problem to the EUDO citizenship debate.
Op-ed for European Voice with Rosa Balfour on Bosnia fatigue, and how to deal with it
Policy paper for the European Policy Center on Constitutional reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina: preparing EU accession
Interview for BBC Serbian, Stajnberg i Moratinos u BiH, 7.4.2010.
Interview for Most, Radio Free Europe: Dodika zanima vlast, a ne otcjepljenje RS
Interview for Radio Free Europe: Ne verujem da Srbija želi da joj Ganić bude izručen, 7.3.2010 (for some of the same arguments in English, see my blog).
Chapter “Executive Power-Sharing” in Marc Weller and Katherine Nobbs (eds), Political Participation of Minorities. A Commentary on International Standards and Practice, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Chapter “The Challenges of Democratisation and Human Rights–1998-2008” in Erhard Busek, Björn Kühne (eds), From Stabilisation to Integration. The Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, Vienna-Cologne-Weimar: Böhlau Verlag, 2010, Vol. 1, 33-44.
Chapter “Granice stvaranja drzave: Da li Bruxellesu dovoljan Dayton?” in Helmut Kurth (ed.), Bosna i Hercegovina – 2014. Gdje zelimo stici?, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung 2009. (click here to download book)
A special issue of Global Society on the Global Impact of 1989 was just which I co-edited with Holly Case.
A comment for Balkan Insight on the situation in Bosnia: Dayton Bosnia May Be Over – But What Next?
Just published with Sören Keil an article on power-sharing in the Balkans: Power-Sharing Revisited: Lessons Learned in the Balkans?, Review of Central and East European Law, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2009 , pp. 337-360(24)
Interview for Radio Kosova is available on the radio website.
Interview for Radio Dukagjin, Kosovo was just published on Telegrafi.com
The blog entry on Butmir was just re-published in Bosnia at Buka.
Just published with Jenni Winterhagen an article on Montenegro in Südosteuropa: Erst der Staat – dann die Nation: Staats- und Nationsbildung in Montenegro, Südosteuropa, Vol. 57, No. 1 (2009), 2-24.
Gave a talk at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University on 16 November “The End of Dayton Bosnia?” about the failure of the Butmir talks and the false weight given to constitutional reforms by international actors.
The Final Report of the King Baudoin Foundation’s Minority Rights in Practice has just been published.
Article on confidence building in the post Yugoslav states for Austrian TV-Radio Webportal in German entitled Vertrauen als Kriegsopfer.
Commentary on a report on how to reform higher education in the UK ‘Quality control’ is the problem, not the solution in the Times Higher Education.
New Article: “Territory, Identity and the Challenge of Serbia’s EU Integration,” Wolfgang Petritsch, Goran Svilanovic, Christophe Solioz (eds), Serbia Matters: Domestic Reforms and European Integration (Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2009).
As for April 2009, I have been named editor in chief of Nationalities Papers. As part of the changes since taking over, the journal is receiving a new visual identity, changing its description. Submission are welcome!
Op-ed commentary with Gülnur Aybet on the visit of the US vice president Joe Biden to the Balkans for Newsweek/Washington Post PostGlobal website, 27.5.2009.
Interview for Radio Free Europe on the third anniversary of Montenegro’s Independence, 22.5.2009
Interview for Radio Kosovo, 30.4.2009
New Article: “Serbien zwischen Europa und Kosovo. Politische Entwicklungen seit der Unabhängigkeitserklärung” Südosteuropa, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2008
Interview for the Blog East-Central Europe Past and Present
Talk on How Independent Is Independent: Kosovo, Year One, Peace Studies, Cornell University, 5 March 2009
A short article on the first year of independent Kosovo: Kosovo: one year on, Open Democracy
Commentary on an article by Anthony Oberschall, Creating an Ethnic Peace, Sociological Analysis, Vol. 2, 2008, pp. 139-141.
I am joining the team of the journal Global Society as Associate Editor. Contributions are welcome!
From January until May I am at Cornell University as the Luigi Einaudi Chair in European and International Studies.
Interview for the Bosnian weekly DANI on the political situation in Bosnia and reforms.
Discussion on the Western Balkans with James Lyons for the program Most with Omer Karabeg on Radio Free Europe
New publication: Political Parties and Minority particpation, Friedrich Ebert Foundation
Conference on where Bosnia and Herzegovina is heading by 2014, organized by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Sararjevo
Report on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities for the Council of Europe, presented in Strasbourg
Commentary on Sonja Biserko’s “The EU and the Serbian Civil Society”, Europe’s World