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Sinisa Malesevic

Full Professor of Sociology

School of Sociology

Tel: 01 7168504
Email: sinisa.malesevic@ucd.ie

Biography

I was appointed UCD Chair of Sociology in September 2011. Previously I held research and teaching appointments at the Institute for International Relations (Zagreb), the Centre for the Study of Nationalism, CEU (Prague)- where I worked with late Ernest Gellner -, and at the National University of Ireland, Galway. I also held visiting professorships and fellowships at Universite Libre de Bruxelles (Eric Remacle Chair in Conflict and Peace Studies), the London School of Economics and the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. I am a Member of the Royal Irish Academy (elected in 2010) and Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe, elected in 2014) and I am also an Associated Member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina (elected in 2012). My main research interests include the study of war and organised violence, ethnicity and nationalism, ideology, sociological theory and the comparative historical sociology.
Recent books include: The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence (Cambridge University Press, 2017), Nation-States and Nationalisms: Organization, Ideology and Solidarity (Polity, 2013), The Sociology of War and Violence (Cambridge University Press, 2010, reprinted in 2012), Identity as Ideology: Understanding Ethnicity and Nationalism, (Palgrave, 2006), The Sociology of Ethnicity (Sage, 2004), Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State (Routledge 2002; reprinted in 2008; paperback edition 2016) and edited volumes Empires and Nation-States: Beyond the Dichotomy  (Sage 2017), Ernest Gellner and Historical Sociology (Sage, 2015), Nationalism and War (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and Ernest Gellner and Contemporary Social Thought (Cambridge University Press, 2007). I have also authored over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and have given more than 100 invited talks all over the world. My publications have been translated into Chinese, Croatian, Persian/Farsi, Turkish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian and Spanish.

More information available at  http://sinisa2malesevic.wordpress.com/;

Recent publications can be downloaded from https://ucd-ie.academia.edu/SinisaMalesevic.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2010.
Title: Elected Member of Royal Irish Academy
Year: 2011.
Title: The Mediated Settlement of Armed Conflicts in Northern Ireland and Bosnia-Herzegovina: Lessons for Conflict Resolution in African States Research Grant
Year: 2010.
Title: Negotiating an End to Violent Conflict in Northern Ireland and Bosnia-Herzegovina Research Grant
Year: 2005.
Title: Hot or Cold Nationalisms: The Perception of the Nation in the USA, UK and Ireland Research Grant
Year: 1996.
Title: Junior Visiting Fellowship, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
Year: 1995.
Title: Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship
Year: 1998.
Title: OSI PhD Scholarship Grant
Year: 1997.
Title: PhD scholarship grant
Year: 1996.
Title: ORS Award LSE, PhD Scholarship University of Toronto, PhD Scholarship GSSR, Warsaw
Year: 1994.
Title: CEU MA Scholarship
Year: 1995.
Title: Changes in the Status and Function of Cultural Centers: A Study of Central and Eastern European Countries in Transition Research Grant
Year: 1997.
Title: Culture in Central and Eastern Europe: Institutional and Value Changes Research Grant
Year: 1999.
Title: Ideology after Poststructuralism Conference Grant
Year: 2000.
Title: Theorising Collectivities Conference Grant
Year: 2005.
Title: Ernest Gellner Conference Grant
Year: 2006.
Title: The Political Economy of Change in Western Balkans
Year: 2010.
Title: Wars and Nationalisms Conference Grant - McGill University, Canada
Year: 2012.
Title: Elected Associated Member of Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Year: 2014.
Title: Elected Member of Academia Europaea
             

Education

Year 1993 Institution: University of Zagreb
Qualification: BA Subject: BA in sociology (4 years degree)
Year 1995 Institution: Lancaster University. UK
Qualification: MA Subject: MA in sociology and politics
Year 1999 Institution: University College Cork
Qualification: PhD Subject: PhD in Sociology
     

Journals Edited

Sociological Theory: Reviewer.
Thesis Eleven: Editorial Advisory Board Member.
Nations And Nationalism: Editorial Advisory Board Member.
Sociology Of Race And Ethnicity: Editorial Board member.
Contemporary Southeastern Europe: Editorial Board member.
Social Space: Editorial Board member.
Critical Sociology: Reviewer.
Ethnic And Racial Studies: Reviewer.
Sociology: Reviewer.
British Journal Of Sociology: Reviewer.
European Journal Of Social Theory: Reviewer.
Ethnicities: Reviewer.
Current Sociology: Reviewer.
Journal Of Ethnic And Migration Studies: Reviewer.
European Review Of History: Reviewer.
Studies In Ethnicity And Nationalism: Reviewer.
Geopolitics: Reviewer.
Irish Journal Of Sociology: Reviewer.
Sociological Research Online: Reviewer.
Journal Of Ethnic And Migration Studies: Reviewer.
Nationalism And Ethnic Politics: Reviewer.
Current Sociology: Reviewer.
Journal Of Sociology: Reviewer.
Croatian Sociological Review: Editorial Board member.
World Tensions/ Tensoes Mundiais: Editorial Board member.
Journal Of Power: Editor.
Culturelink: Editorial Board member.

Other Activities

International Conferences Organised:

1. 27th August, 2014:  'Sociology as History, History as Sociology' UCD School of Sociology, Dublin;

2. 18 May, 2012: Armed Conflicts in Comparative Perspective, NUI, Galway (jointly organised with School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI, Galway); 3. 15-16 August, 2011: Nations, States and Conflict, Moore Institute; NUI, Galway;

3. 25-27 March, 2011: Wars and Nationalisms, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (jointly organised with the Department of Sociology, McGill University);

4. 21-22 May, 2005: The Social and Political Relevance of Ernest Gellner's Thought Today, NUI, Galway, Ireland and the Czech Embassy Dublin;

5. 19-20 May, 2000: Theorising Collectivities: Nation, Ethnicity, Race, NUI, Galway, Ireland;

6. 1-2 July, 1999: Ideology after Post-Structuralism, Queens University Belfast, NI (jointly organised with the School of Politics, Queens University, Belfast);


            Invited Lectures and Conference Papers:           
  • ¿Nationalism, Globalisation and Modern Subjectivities' workshop ¿Modern Subjectivities¿ Copenhagen University, Denmark, 30 September, 2016 (invited speaker);

  • ¿Nationalism, Collective Trauma and Historical Sociology¿ Trauma, Memory and Healing in the Balkans and Beyond¿ conference , Sarajevo, BiH  12-14 July, 2016 (invited speaker);

  • ¿The Nation-State, War and Emotions¿ Workshop ¿The Emotional State¿, Queens University Belfast, UK 26th and 27th May, 2016 (invited speaker);

  • ¿Nationalism: Thick or Thin Ideology?¿ European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 24 May, 2016 (invited speaker);

  • ¿Is Ideology a Useful Analytical Concept?¿ European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 23 May, 2016 (invited speaker);

  • ¿Global Nationalisms and The Pluricultural Projects¿  Plurality, Belonging, and the Nation-State conference, Edinburgh, UK, 19 May, 2016 (invited keynote speaker);

  •  ¿The Rise and Rise of Organised Violence? The Pinker Thesis and Historical Sociology, British Sociological Association Violence and Society Study Group Annual Symposium, Lancaster University, UK, 18 May, 2016 (invited keynote speaker); 

  • ¿Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Globalisation: Friends or Foes?¿ Divided Societies Seminar: Is Multiculturalism Dead?. Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia (25 April, 2016) (invited keynote  speaker);

  • ¿How Old is Human Cruelty?: Prehistory, Sociology and Violence¿ School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI, Galway, Ireland, 5 February 2016 (invited speaker);

  • ¿The Bosnian Serb Army and the Legacies of the1992-5  War¿ Conference ¿Bosnia in the Aftermath of the Dayton Agreement, 1995-2015¿ Maynooth University, Ireland, 18 December 2015 (invited speaker);  

Invited Lectures and Conference Papers:
 
 

 

  • ¿Social Cohesion and Organised Violence: The Structural Origins of Micro-Solidarity? Swedish Defence University conference ¿Social Cohesion and War¿, Stockholm, Sweden,  3-4 December 2015 (invited speaker);

  • ¿Why Soldiers Fight? Vojska Republike Srpske and Irish Republican Army Compared¿, Conference ¿Interpretation of Yugoslav conflicts and their Consequences¿, University of Belgrade, Serbia (13-14 November 2015) (invited keynote speaker);

  • ¿Nationalism and the Formation of Modern Subjectivities¿ Workshop ¿World Society and Modern Subjectivities¿, the Georg-von-Vollmar-Akademie e.V. in Kochel am See, Munich, Germany (6-8 November 2015) (invited speaker);

  • ¿Do National Identities exist?¿, In Search of New Perspectives, Methods and Finer Factors of Identity Formation; From East Asia to the World Conference, Oxford University, St. Anthony¿s College, 4-5 September, 2015 (invited speaker);

  • ¿Do Wars Have a Future?¿ University of Rijeka, Department of Philosophy, Rijeka, Croatia (20 July 2015) (invited speaker);

  •  ¿Sociology and the Decline of Violence Thesis¿, The Decline in Violence Roundtable: What are the implications for IR? British International Studies Conference, London, 17-19 June (invited speaker);

-'The Balkan Wars (1912-13) and Serbian Nationalism', Nationalism in Rising Powers Conference, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (9 May 2015) (invited speaker);

-'Violence before Civilisation: How old is Human Brutality?' Divided Societies Seminar: The Clash of Civilisations Today. Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia (22 April, 2015) (invited speaker);

'Civilisations and Organised Violence', Divided Societies: The Clash of Civilisations in 21st century?, Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia (24 April, 2015) (invited keynote speaker);

'Historical Sociology and The Future of Warfare', Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo 20 April 2015 (invited speaker);

-'Organised Violence and Modernity', School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI, Galway, 2 February 2015 (invited speaker);

-'The Structure of Micro Level Violence' Free University of Brussels, Belgium 5 December 2014 (invited speaker);

-'The Structure of Macro Level Violence' Free University of Brussels, Belgium 4 December 2014 (invited speaker);

-'The Future of Organized Violence' Free University of Brussels, Belgium 28 November 2014 (invited speaker);

-'Nationalism, Conflict and Violence' Free University of Brussels, Belgium 28 November 2014 (invited speaker);

-'Theories of Organised Violence' , Free University of Brussels, Belgium 27 November 2014(invited speaker);

- 'The Historical Origins of Organised Violence', Free University of Brussels, Belgium 14 November 2014 (invited speaker);

- How old is Human Violence?  University of Kent, UK, 9 October 2014 (invited speaker); 

- The Organization of Military Violence in the 21st century, University of Lancaster, UK 15  September  2014 (invited keynote speaker) ; 

- Organisational Foundations of Military Power: Irish Republican Army and the Army of the Serbian Republic in Bosnia Compared (with Niall O'Dochartaigh), ECPR Conference, Glasgow, UK; (3-6 September 2014); #

- The End of War and Historical Sociology:  At the Conference 'Sociology as History and History as Sociology' UCD School of Sociology, Dublin, Ireland (27th August, 2014);
 

    Nationalism and Military Power in 20th century and Beyond' Oxford University, UK (2-3 May, 2014) (invited speaker);

'The Obsolescence of War in 21st Century?' , Divided Societies: War and Peace in the 21st Century, Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia (22-24 April, 2014) (invited speaker);

''Is Nationalism Inherently Violent? The Nation-States and Wars in the Balkans': Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), Barcelona, Spain (14 March, 2014) (invited speaker);

'Nation-States and Nationalisms Today' Department of Sociology, Graz University, Austria (3 December 2013) (invited speaker);

'War, Nationalism and State-Building in the Balkans', Conflict and Political Violence Cycle, Olympia Summer Academy, Olympia, Greece (13th July 2013) (invited speaker);

'The Micro-Sociology of Violent Conflicts', Conflict and Political Violence Cycle, Olympia Summer Academy, Olympia, Greece (9th July 2013) (invited speaker);

'Political Violence and Sociological Theory', Terrorism and Counterterrorism Cycle, Olympia Summer Academy, Olympia, Greece (7th July 2013) (invited speaker);

'Ethnicity, Nationalism and Violence' Conflict and Political Violence Cycle, Olympia Summer Academy, Olympia, Greece (6th July 2013) (invited speaker);

'Political Violence, Conflict and Sociological Theory', Conflict and Political Violence Cycle, Olympia Summer Academy, Olympia, Greece (5th July 2013) (invited speaker);

'Urban Life and Organised Violence', Urban Violence in the Middle East conference , SOAS, London, UK, (February 13-15, 2013) (invited speaker- could not attend due to illness);

'Ideology, War Propaganda, and Armed Conflict', Tuebingen University, Germany (8 January 2013), (invited speaker, could not attend due to illness);

'Destroying Diversity through Peace', Yale University, Department of Political Science , USA (30 November 2012) (invited speaker);

'Where in the World of Nationalisms?' Are the Irish Different? Conference, UCD, Dublin,  (20-21 September 2012) (invited speaker);

'Fighting a Non-Human Enemy: Modernity and the Delegitimisation of the Adversary', The Faces of Enemy in International Relations Conference, Universite Libre de Bruxelles; 8-9 June 2012 (invited speaker);

'Religion, Violence and Cities' International Symposium, School of Sociology, QUB, Belfast 28-29 May 2012 (invited speaker/discussant); 

'Armed Conflicts and Nationalism: The Macro Foundations of Micro Realities', Armed Conflicts in Contemporary Perspective, NUI, Galway 18 May, 2012;

'Is War Becoming Obsolete?: Historical Sociology and Coercive Power'. Sociological Association of Ireland Keynote Address, NUI, Maynooth, 12 May, 2012; (invited speaker)

'The Mirage of Global Civility: Nationalism in Late Modernity'. Beyond The Island: Transnational Perspectives on History Conference. NUI, Galway, 20-1 April, 2012; (invited speaker)

'Nationalism and Organised Violence'. Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 20 March, 2012 (invited speaker) 

'Faces of Brutality: Towards a Historical Sociology of Violence' Inaugural Lecture UCD School Of Sociology, Dublin, Ireland, 22 November, 2011;

'Organised Violence and Social Order: Towards Micro and Macro Sociology of War' Invited Panel 'Is Sociology of War Feasibly/Desirable?' 106th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, USA 20-23 August 2011; (invited speaker);

'Can Sociology Explain War?' Debater at Invited Panel 'Engaging War: Sociologists Confront National Conflict' 106th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, USA 20-23 August 2011; (invited speaker);

'Obliterating Diversity through Peace: Nationalisms and Wars in the Balkans' Nations, States and Conflict Conference, NUI, Galway, Ireland 15-16 August 2011;

'Nationalism, War and Democracy' Invited Panel at the 5th Meeting of the Brazilian National Association for the Studies of Defence 'Democracy, Defence and the Armed Forces', Fortaleza, Brazil 8-10 August 2011; (invited speaker);

'Nation-States without Cities?: Nationalism, War and State Formation in the 19th century Balkans' 20-21 May 2011, Divided Cities Conference, QUB, Belfast, Northern Ireland (invited speaker);

'Wars That Make Nations and Wars that Make States: Nationalisms and Wars in the Balkans' 25-27 March 2011, 'Nationalisms and Wars' Conference McGill University, Montreal, Canada;

'Sociological Theory and Organised Violence' 5  February, 2011 Keynote speaker p/g SAI conference, NUI, Galway, Ireland (invited speaker);

'War, Nation-States and Nationalism' 19 January 2011, Centre for Justice, Violence and Rights, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK (invited speaker);

'Inter-State Wars and Nationalism' 17 January 2011, Centre for Conflict Studies, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK (invited speaker);

'State and Nation Formation in Denmark and Balkans Compared' 13 December 2010 'State and Nation Formation in 19th century Europe workshop' , University of Copenhagen, Denmark (invited speaker);

'Sociology and Warfare' 10 December, 2010, Departments of War Studies and Leadership and Management, Swedish National Defence College, Stockholm, Sweden (invited speaker);

'Warfare, Nationalism and Sociology' 24 November 2010, Department of Sociology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK (invited speaker);

'Nationalism, War and Solidarity' 24 September 2010; 'Nationalism and Organised Violence' A Conference of the PSAI specialist group on Peace and Conflict, NUI, Galway, Ireland (invited speaker);

'To Kill and Die for the Nation: War, Nationalism and Group Homogeneity Theory' 12-17 July 2010, XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, Sweden;

'Nationalism, War and State in the Balkans: Did Tilly Get It Wrong?' 28 April 2010, Centre for the Study of Wider Europe, NUI, Maynooth, Ireland (invited speaker);

'National Identity' And Popular Mobilisation in Europe: A Critique', 11 November 2009, 'National Identity in the Old and New Europe' Nations and Nationalism 15Th anniversary conference, LSE, London, UK (invited speaker);

'What is 'Ethnic' in 'Ethnic Conflict'?, 22 May 2009, 'An Irish Model for Peace' A Conference of the PSAI specialist group on Peace and Conflict, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (invited speaker);

'How Pacifist were the Founding Fathers? War and Violence in Classical Social Thought', 16-18 April 2009 BSA Annual Conference, Cardiff, UK;

'Ethnicity in Time and Space' , 15-17 April 2008, 'Nationalism, East and West: Civic and Ethnic Conceptions of Nationhood',, ASEN 17th Annual Conference, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK;

'The Two Faces of Ethnicity' 13 December 2007, The Center for Ethnicity and Citizenship, Department of Sociology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK (invited speaker);

'Is There Nationalism in Late Modernity: Gellner Revisited', 12-14 September 2007, Beyond the Nation Conference, Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland;

Invited Lectures and Conference Papers:

- 'Ethnic Cleansing and Modernity: Lessons from Bosnia and Rwanda' 25 May 2007, Comparative Ethnicity Workshop, UCD School of Politics and International Relations, UCD, Dublin, Ireland (invited speaker);

- 'Collective Violence, Nationalism and Power: A Sociological Assessment' , 17-19 April 2007, The Dark Face of Nationalism, ASEN 16th Annual Conference, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK;

- 'From Coercion to Legitimacy: Towards Neo-Weberian Theory of Ideology?' 9-13 July 2006, International Political Science Association XXth World Congress, Fukuoka, Japan.

- 'Ethnicity and Nationalism in Contemporary Sociology' 5 June 2006,  EuroAsia Heritage Foundation, Moscow, Russia  (invited speaker)

- 'Theories of Ethnicity and Nationalism',  7 June 2006, Kuban State University, Krasnodar, Russia (invited speaker)

- 'Nationalism and the Dominant Ideology Thesis', 2 June 2005, ASEN Seminar, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK (invited speaker)

- 'Between the Macro and Micro Sociology of Ethnic Cleansing', 1 June 2005, The Dark Side of Democracy Debate, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK (invited speaker)

'Between the Book and the new Sword: Gellner, Violence and Ideology' At the conference The Social and Political Relevance of Ernest Gellner's Thought Today, 21-22 May 2005, NUI Galway, Ireland.

- 'Ethnic Cleansing as State-Building: Bosnia and Rwanda compared' At the conference State Building: Theory and Practice, 16-17 April, 2005, University of Limerick,  Limerick, Ireland  (invited speaker)

'Sacred Ethnies': Anthony D. Smith and the Neo-Durkhemian Theory of Nationalism, 23-24 April 2004, The Nationalism Debate, ASEN 14th Annual Conference, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK (invited speaker)

La Trahison des Clercs: Intelligentsia in Yugoslavia and its Successor States, 24 April 2003, Department of Political Science, Leiden University, Leiden,  the Netherlands (invited speaker)

Political Ideologies in Northern Ireland, 19 June 2003, Boston University Summer School for Post-Graduate Students ¿Communication, Conflict, and the Media¿, Galway, Ireland (invited speaker)

- Genes, Memes and Ethnicity: Can Sociobiology Explain Ethnic Phenomena? At the 29th Annual Sociological Association of Ireland conference 'Transitions', April, 2002, Galway, Ireland.

- Measuring the Invisible: The Conceptual and Methodological Problems in Researching Ethnic Identity. Studying Collective Identity: A Conceptual and Methodological Inquiry Workshop. July 6-7, 2001, Rome, Italy (invited speaker)

- From Organic Legislators to Organicist Interpreters: Intellectuals in Yugoslavia and Post-Yugoslav States. The workshop in Interpretative Social and Political Analysis, June 29 -30, 2001, Allihies, West Cork, Ireland.

- Rational Choice Theory and the Sociology of Ethnic Relations: A Critique. A Conference 'Theorising Collectivities: Nation, Ethnicity, Race', May 19-20, 2000, NUI, Galway, Ireland.

- Dominant Ideology in post-Cold War Serbia. A Conference 'Ethnic Identities and Political Action in Post-Cold War Europe', September 1-3, 1999, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanti, Greece (invited speaker).

- Rehabilitating Ideology after Post-Structuralism. A Conference 'Ideology After Post-Structuralism', July 1-2, 1999, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

- Ideology and Legitimation in Serbia and Croatia. The workshop in Interpretative Social and Political Analysis, September 4 -6, 1998, Allihies, West Cork, Ireland.

- Political Legitimacy in Three Societies: Weber in Yugoslavia, Serbia and Croatia. At the 25th Annual Sociological Association of Ireland conference 'Political Sociology: The States We Are In', May 7-10, 1998, Wexford, Ireland.

- Ustashas and Chetniks: Delegitimisation of an Ethnic Enemy in Serbian and Croatian War-Time Cartoons.  At the conference 'Freedom of Speech', April 9-11, 1997,  New Hall College, Cambridge University, Cambridge,  UK

- Ethnic Distance and War: Croatia 1992-1993. (October, 1996)  Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, Austria  (invited speaker)

- Multi-functionality of Cultural Centres in Central and Eastern Europe. 3. Annual meeting of the European Network of Cultural Centres (ENCC, Bruxless), June 1996, Gastaig, Munich, Germany (invited speaker)

- Koncepti 'idealnog drustva' kao odrednice misljenja o odljevu mozgova. (Conceptions of an 'Ideal Society' as  Determinants of the  Attitudes to the 'Brain Drain' Process). At the annual Sociological Association of Croatia conference 'The Profession of Sociologist', April 1994, University of Zagreb.

- Socijalne determinante nacionalne i religijske distance. (Social Determinants of Ethnic and Religious Distance). At the annual SAC conference 'The Profession of Sociologist', April 1993, University of Zagreb, Croatia.

- Situacijski i anticipacijski defetizam. (Situational and Anticipatory Defeatism). At the SAC conference 'Sociology and War', January 1992, University of Zagreb, Croatia.

 

 

Publications

Books

S. Malesevic (2017) The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2016) Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State: Yugoslavia, Serbia and Croatia. London: Routledge. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic (2013) Nation-States and Nationalisms: Organization, Ideology and Solidarity. Cambridge: Polity. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2011) Persian translation of The Sociology of Ethnicity. Tehran: Sabzan. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2011) Sociological Theory and Warfare. Stockholm: Forsvarshogskolan. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2011) Sociologija rata i nasilja (Croatian translation of The Sociology of War and Violence). Zagreb: Jesenski i Turk. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2010) The Sociology of War and Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2009) Sociologija Etniciteta (Serbian translation of The Sociology of Ethnicity). Belgrade: Fabrika Knjiga. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2006) Identity as Ideology: Understanding Ethnicity and Nationalism. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2005) Ideologija, Legitimnost i Nova Drzava (Serbian and Croatian translation of Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State). Belgrade, Zagreb: Fabrika Knjiga; Jesenski i Turk. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2004) The Sociology of Ethnicity. London: Sage. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic; (2002) Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State: Yugoslavia, Serbia and Croatia. London: Routledge (reprinted in 2008). [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic at al.; (1995) Cultural Centres in Central and Eastern Europe. Zagreb: IMO. [Details]

Book Chapters

S. Malesevic (2018) 'From Mercenaries to Private Patriots: Nationalism and the Private Military Contractors' In: T. Crosby and U. Swed (eds) (eds). The Sociology of the Privatisation of Security. New York: Palgrave. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2018) 'Nationalism and Imperialism as Enemies and Friends: Nation-State Formation and Imperial Projects in the Balkans' In: F. Duina (ed) (eds). Nation-States, Power and Civility. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic and S. Scriver (2017) 'War and Warlordism' In: B.S. Turner (ed) (eds). Encyclopaedia of Social Theory. London: Routledge. [Details]
S.Malesevic and C. Ollson (2017) 'War' In: W. Outhwaite and S. P. Turner (eds) (eds). The Sage Handbook of Political Sociology. London: Sage. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2016) 'Nationalism and Military Power in 20th Century and Beyond' In: R. Schroeder (ed) (eds). Global Powers: Michael Mann's Anatomy of the 20th Century and Beyond. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2016) 'War and Nationalism' In: John Stone and Anthony D. Smith (eds). The Blackwell Encycloped​ia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalis​m. London: Blackwell. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2015) 'Violence, Coercion and Human Rights: Understanding Organised Brutality' In: M. Holborn (ed) (eds). Contemporary Sociology. Cambridge: Polity. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) 'Irishness and Nationalisms' In: T. Inglis (eds). Are the Irish Different?. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic and N. O'Dochartaigh (2014) 'Sociological Approaches' In: K. Derouen and E. Newman (eds). Compendium on Civil War Studies. London: Routledge. [Details]
J. Hall and S. Malesevic; (2013) 'Introduction: Wars and Nationalisms' In: J. Hall and S. Malesevic; (eds). Nationalism and War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2013) 'Obliterating Heterogeneity through Peace: Nationalisms, States and Wars in the Balkans' In: J. Hall and S. Malesevic (eds) (eds). Nationalism and War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic and J.A. Hall (2012) 'The Political Sociology of Power' In: M. Haugaard and K. Ryan (eds). Political Power. Leverkusen, Berlin, Toronto: IPSA and Budrich Publishers. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2011) 'Ideology' In: K. Dowding (eds). Sage Encyclopedia of Power. London: Sage. [Details]
S. Malesevic and N. O'Dochartaigh (2011) 'Secession and Political Violence' In: A. Pavkovic and P. Radan (eds). Research Companion on Secession. Aldershot: Ashgate. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2011) 'Montenegrins' In: J. Cole (eds). Ethnic Groups of Europe. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2011) 'How Pacifist were the Founding Fathers?: War and Violence in Classical Sociology (reprint)' In: D. R. Segal and J. Burk (eds). Military Sociology. London: Sage. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2009) 'Collective Violence and Power' In: S. Clegg and M. Haugaard (eds). Sage Handbook of Power. London: Sage. [Details]
S. Malesevic and V. Malesevic; (2009) 'Gellner's Civil Society Theory' In: H.K. Anheier and S. Toepler (eds). International Encyclopedia of Civil Society. New York: Springer. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2008) 'War' In: V. Parrillo (ed) (eds). Encyclopedia of Social Problems. London: Sage. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2007) 'Between the Book and the New Sword; Gellner, Violence and Ideology' In: S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard (eds). Ernest Gellner and Contemporary Social Thought. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard (2007) 'Introduction: An Intellectual Rebel with a Cause' In: S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard; (eds). Ernest Gellner and Contemporary Social Thought. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2006) 'Nationalism and the Power of Ideology' In: G. Delanty and K. Kumar (eds) (eds). The Sage Handbook of Nations and Nationalism. London: Sage. [Details]
S. Malesevic and J. A. Hall; (2005) 'Citizenship, Ethnicity and Nation-States' In: C. Calhoun, C. Rojek and B. S. Turner (eds). The Sage Handbook of Sociology. London: Sage. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2002) 'Identity: Conceptual, Operational and Historical Critique' In: S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard (eds). Making Sense of Collecitivity: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalization. London: Pluto. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2002) 'Globalism and Nationalism: Which one is bad?' In: D. Eade (ed) (eds). Development and Culture Reader. Oxford: Oxfam. [Details]
S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard; (2002) 'Introduction: The Idea of Collectivity' In: S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard; (eds). Making Sense of Collecitivity: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalization. London: Pluto. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2002) 'Rehabilitating Ideology after Poststructuralism' In: S. Malesevic and I. MacKenzie (eds). Ideology after Poststructuralism. London: Pluto. [Details]
S. Malesevic and I. MacKenzie; (2002) 'Introduction: De Tracy's Legacy' In: S. Malesevic and I. MacKenzie; (eds). Ideology after Poststructuralism. London: Pluto. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2000) 'Ethnicity and Federalism in Communist Yugoslavia and its Successor States' In: Y. Ghai (eds). Autonomy and Ethnicity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1998) 'Ustashas and Chetniks: Delegitimisation of an Ethnic Enemy in Serbian and Croatian War-Time Cartoons' In: C. Lowney (eds). Identities: Theoretical Considerations and Case Studies. Vienna: IWM. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1997) 'The Czech Republic and Slovakia: Two Different Roads to Cultural Development' In: S. Malesevic; (eds). Culture in Central and Eastern Europe: Institutional and Value Changes. Zagreb: IMO. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1997) 'Introduction' In: S. Malesevic; (eds). Culture in Central and Eastern Europe: Institutional and Value Changes. Zagreb: IMO. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1996) 'Cultural Centres in Central and Eastern Europe' In: I. Hamersveld and N. van der Wielen (eds). Cultural Research in Europe. Amsterdam: Boekman Foundation & Circle. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1995) 'Changes in the Status and Functioning of Cultural Centres in Central and Eastern European Countries in Transition' In: S. Malesevic et al (eds). Cultural Centres in Central and Eastern Europe. Zagreb: IMO. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1994) 'Neki aspekti identiteta novih zemalja i njihov medjunarodni polozaj' In: N. Svob-Djokic (eds). Medjunarodni polozaj novih evropskih zemalja. Zagreb: IRMO. [Details]
S. Malesevic and B. Culig; (1992) 'Situacijski i anticipacijski defetizam' In: O. Caldarovic, M. Mesic and A. Stulhofer (eds). Sociologija i rat. Zagreb: HSD (Croatian Sociological Association). [Details]

Edited Books

S. Malesevic (Ed.). (2017) Empires and Nation-States (Special Issue of Thesis Eleven). London: Sage. [Details]
S. Malesevic (Ed.). (2015) Ernest Gellner and Historical Sociology (Special Issue of Thesis Eleven). London: Sage. [Details]
J. Hall and S. Malesevic (Ed.). (2013) Nationalism and War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard (Ed.). (2007) Ernest Gellner and Contemporary Social Thought. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard (Ed.). (2002) Making Sense of Collecitivity: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalization. London: Pluto. [Details]
S. Malesevic and I. MacKenzie (Ed.). (2002) Ideology after Poststructuralism. London: Pluto. [Details]
S. Malesevic (Ed.). (1997) Culture in Central and Eastern Europe: Institutional and Value Changes. Zagreb: IMO. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

S. Malesevic (2017) 'From Sacrafice to Prestige: Visualising the Nation in the 19th and 21st century Serbia and Croatia'. Visual Studies, 32 (3):212-223. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2017) 'The Organisation of Military Violence in the 21st Century'. Organization, 24 (4):456-474. [Details]
S.Malesevic (2017) 'Empires and Nation-States: Beyond the Dichotomy'. Thesis Eleven, . [Details]
S.Malesevic (2017) 'The Foundations of Statehood: Empires and Nation-States in the in the Longue Durée'. Thesis Eleven, . [Details]
S. Malesevic (2017) 'The Mirage of Balkan Piedmont: State Formation and Serbian Nationalisms in the 19th and early 20th centuries'. Nations and Nationalism, . [Details]
S. Malesevic (2017) 'Do National Identities Exist?'. Social Space, 13 (1). [Details]
S.Malesevic (2016) 'How Old is Human Brutality?: On the Structural Origins of Violence'. Common Knowledge, 21 (3):81-104. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2016) 'Civil Wars and Righteous Violence'. Journal of Political Power, 9 (2):309-317. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2015) 'Introduction: Ernest Gellner and Historical Sociology'. Thesis Eleven, 126 (2):3-9. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2015) 'Where does Group Solidarity come from? Gellner and Ibn Khaldun revisited'. Thesis Eleven, 126 (1):85-99. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) 'Irishness and Nationalisms'. Irish Journal of Sociology, 22 (1). [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) 'Is War Becoming Obsolete? A Sociological Analysis'. Sociological Review, 62 (S2):65-86. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) 'Taming or Disguising Violence?: War, Civilisation and Social Theory'. Journal of Political Power, 7 (2):325-334. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2013) 'Making Boundaries and Fighting Wars:Ethnicities, Nation-States and Empires'. Archives européennes de sociologie/European Journal of Sociology, 54 (3):507-514. [Details]
Sinisa Malesevic (2013) 'Is Nationalism Intrinsically Violent?'. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 19 (1):12-37. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2013) 'Forms of Brutality: Towards a Historical Sociology of Violence'. European Journal of Social Theory, 16 (3):273-291. [Details]
S. Malesevic and K. Ryan; (2013) 'The Disfigured Ontology of Figurational Sociology: Norbert Elias and the Question of Violence'. Critical Sociology, 39 (2):165-181. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2012) 'Wars that Make States and Wars that Make Nations: Organised Violence, Nationalism and State Formation in the Balkans'. Archives européennes de sociologie/European Journal of Sociology, 53 (1):31-63. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2012) 'Did Wars Make Nation-States in the Balkans? Nationalisms, Wars and States in the 19th and early 20th Century South East Europe'. Journal of Historical Sociology, 25 (3). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2011) 'The Chimera of National Identity'. Nations and Nationalism, 17 (2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2011) 'Ethnicity in Time and Space: A Conceptual Analysis'. Critical Sociology, 37 (1). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2011) 'Nationalism, War and Social Cohesion'. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 34 (1). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2010) 'How Pacifist were the Founding Fathers?: War and Violence in Classical Sociology'. European Journal of Social Theory, 13 (2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2010) 'Violence, Nationalism and Secession: The Case of Bosnian Serbs'. World Tensions/ Tensoes Mundiais, 6 (11):39-80. [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2008) 'The Sociology of New Wars?: Assessing the Causes and Objectives of Contemporary Violent Conflicts'. International Political Sociology, 2 (2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2008) 'Solidary Killers and Egoistic Pacifists: Violence, War and Social Action'. Journal of Power, 1 (2). [Details]
S. Malesevic and G. Uzelac; (2007) 'A Nation-state without the Nation?: The trajectories of nation-formation in Montenegro'. Nations and Nationalism, 13 (4). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2006) 'Violence, Power and Nation-States: A Sociological Assessment'. World Tensions/ Tensoes Mundiais, 2 (3). [Details]
S. Malesevic J. Breuilly, D Cesarani, B Neuberger, M Mann; (2006) 'Debate on Michael Mann's The Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing'. Nations and Nationalism, 12 (3). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2004) 'Divine Ethnies and Sacred Nations: Anthony D. Smith and the Neo-Durkhemian Theory of Nationalism'. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 10 (4). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2003) 'Researching Social and Ethnic Identity: A Sceptical View'. Journal of Language and Politics, 2 (2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2002) 'Rational Choice Theory and The Sociology of Ethnic Relations: A Critique'. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 25 (2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2002) 'From Organic Legislators to Organicistic Interpreters: Intellectuals in Yugoslavia and Post-Yugoslav Sates'. Government and Opposition, 37 (1). [Details]
S. Malesevic and V. Malesevic; (2001) 'Ethnic identity Perceptions: An Analysis of Two Surveys'. Europa Ethnica, 58 (1/2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1999) 'Globalisam and Nationalism: Which one is bad?'. Development in Practice, 9 (5). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1998) 'Ethnic Relations in Contemporary Sociological Theory: One Taxonomy'. Europa Ethnica, 55 (3/4). [Details]
S. Malesevic and G. Uzelac; (1997) 'Ethnic Distance, Power and War: The Case of Croatian Students'. Nations and Nationalism, 3 (2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1996) 'Utopia and Dystopia After Communism: Visions of an Ideal Society among Zagreb University Students'. East European Quarterly, 30 (2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1994) 'Identity, Stratification, Ethnicity and 'New Societies''. Culturelink, . [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1994) 'An Evaluation of the Meaning and Function of the Culturelink Network of Networks'. Culturelink, . [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1994) 'Percepcija etnickog porijekla: Aplikacija jednog modela'. Migration and Ethnic Themes/Migracijske teme, 10 (1). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1993) 'Percepcija etnickog porijekla i zivotnih ciljeva kao determinanti etnickog identiteta'. Croatian Sociological Review, 24 (1/2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1988) 'Sudar kultura'. Obelezja, 24 (1/2). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1987) 'Abeceda antropologije s posebnim osvrtom na funkcionalizam u antropologiji'. Lica, 1 (1). [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1987) 'Zasto su socijalna i kulturna antropologija nedovoljno razvijene u Jugoslaviji?'. Lica, 1 (2). [Details]

Other Journals

S. Malesevic (2017) 'Nacionalizam u vrijeme globalizacije' Jutarnji List Magazin 4 (2) :66. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2017) 'The Myth of Violent Past' Fifteen Eighty Four (CUP blog) . [Details]
S.Malesevic (2017) 'Vaz Gecmeyen Ulusculuk' Sabah Ulkesi 51 (April) :62-65. [Details]
S. Malesevic (2016) 'Small is Beautiful' Dublin Review of Books . [Details]
S. Malesevic (2015) 'La guerra y la teoría sociológica' Prohistoria 23 (1) :3-19. [Details]
 

Published Reports

S. Malesevic (2013) How Will Ideology Affect Notions of Identity in the Next 10 Years?. UK Goverenment Office for Science, London. [Details]
S. Malesevic, P. Middlebrook, S. Prasad and E. Saunier; (2006) The Political Economy of Change in the Western Balkans. DFID, London. [Details]
     

Editorial

S. Malesevic and M. Haugaard; (2008) Editorial: The Ubiquity of Power, Journal of Power. Editorial [Details]

Encyclopedia Entry

S. Malesevic (2017) Violence In B.S. Trurner (ed) Encyclopedia of Social Theory. Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
S. Malesevic (2016) Ernest Gellner In: John Stone and Anthony D. Smith (eds). Blackwell's Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism. London: Routledge. London: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2011) Ideas. In K. Dowding (ed). Encyclopedia of Power. London: Sage. London: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
                                     

Book Reviews

S. Malesevic (2017) Review of I. Stiks ¿ Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and post-Yugoslav States. One Hundred Years of Citizenship. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2017) Review of D. Wilson 'The Stone Soup Experiment: Why Cultural Boundaries Persist'. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2016) Review of of Jelena Obradović-Wochnik Ethnic Conflict and War Crimes in the Balkans: The Narratives of Denial in Post-Conflict Serbia. Nationalities Papers. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2016) Review of N. Levinson War Is Not a Game: The New Antiwar Soldiers and the Movement They Built. Book Reviews [Details]
S.Malesevic (2016) Review of R. Brubaker Grounds for Difference. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2015) Review of E. Becirevic Genocide on Drina River. Nationalities Papers. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) Review of T. Harrison and S. Drakulic (eds) Against Orthodoxy: Studies in Nationalism. In Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) Review of Martin Bulmer and John Solomos (eds) Nationalism and National Identities. London: Routledge. In Insight Turkey. Istanbul: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) Review of A. Ichijo's Nationalism and Multiple Modernities. Palgrave McMillan. In Nations and Nationalism. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) Review of B. Huszka Secessionist Movements and Ethnic Conflict: Debate-Framing and Rhetoric in Independence Campaigns. London and New York: Routledge. e-International Relations. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2014) Review of J. Levy and W. Thompson's The Arc of War. University of Chicago Press. In: Journal of World-Systems Research. Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2013) Review of J.A. Hall 'Ernest Gellner: An Intellectual Biography' in Thesis Eleven. Sage London: Book Reviews [Details]
S.Malesevic (2013) Review of M. Midlarsky Origins of Political Extremism. In: Perspectives on Politics. 11(2): 705-706. Cambridge University Press: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic (2012) Review of M. Valenta and S. Ramet 'The Bosnian Diaspora: Integration in Transnational Communities'. In Ethnic and Racial Studies. Ethnic and Racial Studies: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2012) Review of J. Brewer's The Peace Processes: A Sociological Approach. Review Symposium. In Sociology. Sociology: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2009) Review of A. J. Echevarria II Clausewitz and Contemporary War. In Political Studies Review. Political Studies Review, 7:1: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2008) Review of B. Magas Croatia through History: The Making of a European State. In Irish Times Weekend Review. Irish Times Weekend Review: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2006) Review of R. Brubaker Ethnicity without Groups. In Nations and Nationalism. Nations and Nationalism, 12:4: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2005) Review of J. Stone and R. Dennis 'Race and Ethnicity'. In Nations and Nationalism. Nations and Nationalism, 11:3: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2005) Review of M. Mann The Dark Side of Democracy. In Nations and Nationalism. Nations and Nationalism, 11:4: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2003) Review of I. Colovic 'The Politics of Symbol in Serbia' and J. Dragovic-Soso 'Saviours of the Nation'. In Nations and Nationalism. Nations and Nationalism, 9:4: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2001) Review of E. Gordy 'The Culture of Power in Serbia'. In E-Extreme. E-Extreme, 2:3: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1992) Review of 'Sociologija Sela'. In; Socijalna Ekologija. Socijalna Ekologija 1:2: Book Reviews [Details]
S. Malesevic; (1991) Review of C. Levi-Strauss and D. Eribon 'Izbliza and Izdaleka'. Revija za Sociologiju/Croatian Sociological Review: Book Reviews [Details]
                             

Foreword

S. Malesevic; (2013) Preface for the Persian translation of Identity as Ideology. Foreword [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2011) Preface for the Persian translation of The Sociology of Ethnicity. Foreword [Details]
S. Malesevic; (2005) Preface for the Serbian and Croatian translation of Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State. Foreword [Details]
                         

Comment

S. Malesevic (2016) Anthony D. Smith (1939-2016). Comment [Details]
                       

Research

Research Interests

Theoretical and comparative-historical study of ethnicity and nationalism; the sociology of war and organised violence, theories of ideology; sociological theory, comparative historical sociology, Ernest Gellner, and the political and historical sociology of the Balkans.

Recent Research Grants:

Human Rights, Memorialization and Nationalism, Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Actions, 2017/19 Principal Investigator with Dr. Lea David (GRANT 150000 Euros); 

Sharing Power and Dividing Space: Ethnicity, Conflict and Territory in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Northern Ireland, UCD Seed Funding - Horizon Scanning (2014/15) Principal Investigator (GRANT 3000 Euros);

The Mediated Settlement of Armed Conflicts in Northern Ireland and Bosnia-Herzegovina: Lessons for Conflict Resolution in African States? IRCHSS Research Development Initiative Scheme, (2011/12) Principal Investigator (GRANT 47,802 Euros);

Negotiating an End to Violent Conflict in Northern Ireland and Bosnia-Herzegovina, RSF Strategic Initiative Scheme, NUI, Galway (2010/11) Principal Investigator (GRANT 10,000 Euros);  

Wars and Nationalisms Conference, McGill University, Montreal  (2010/11) Social Science Research Centre Conference Series Grant, NUI, Galway (GRANT - 3000 Euros);

Research Projects

Sponsor : HORIZON 2020
Title : Human Rights, Memorialization and Nationalism (HRMN)
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-17 / 31-AUG-19
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : OBRSS Research Support Scheme
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-16 / 31-OCT-19
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Insurgent Institutions ¿ Communities and the constitution of social fabric in the Colombian conflict
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-15 / 30-SEP-18
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : MULTIETHNIC REGIONALISMS IN SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-14 / 30-SEP-15
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Sharing Power and Dividing Space: Ethnicity, Conflict and Territory in Northern Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-14 / 30-SEP-15
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : The Creation of the Kazakh National Identity: An Analysis of the 20th Century Kazakh Intelligentsia
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-13 / 30-SEP-16
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Mary Kelly Scholarship
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-10 / 30-JUN-14

Recent Postgraduates

Completed Supervisions:

14 MA theses;

2 M.Litt. theses:

1.Lisa Walsh on the collective sacrifice in Irish nationalism and Islamic fundamentalism (2008); 
2. Michael Doyle on nationalism and the European integration (2010).

8 PhDs theses:

1.Kevin Ryan on the narratives of social exclusion in Ireland (2005);
2. Brendan Sweeney on the national myths in Sweden and Europe (2005);
3.Stacey Furlong on the ideologies of neo-liberalism and Islamism (2008) (Lady Gregory fellowship Recipient);
4. Stefanie Dinkelbach on the national trauma in Germany (co-supervised with Film Studies) (2013);
5. Carol Staunton on the British parliamentary discourses of genocide and rape in the Anglo-Boer and Bosnian wars) (2013)  (IRCHSS fellow);
6.  Ronan McDermott - on the humanitarian interventions and risks (2014)- co-supervised with the School of Agricultural Science);
7. Judith O'Connell - on nationalism and educational system in Ireland (2015)
8. Ozgecan Kesici - on the Kazak intelligentsia and national identity (2016);

1 Post Doctoral fellowship:

1. Dr. Dejan Stjepanovic - on Multiethnic Regionalisms in Southeastern Europe (2014-15) (IRC fellow)
 


Current PhDs:

1. Jose Antonio Gutierrez Danton - on insurgent institutions in rural Columbia (2014-)
2. Anne Averill - on nationalism and youth in Ireland (2014-)
3. Elena Tonkova - on on ethnic identity of immigrant descendants in Ireland (2017-)  

Current Post-Docs:

1.  Dr. Lea David - on human rights, standardisation of memory and nationalism (2017-2019) (Marie Curie Fellowship).
 
 

                                         

Current Postgraduate Students

Jose Antonio Danton, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Ann Averill, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor

Teaching

 

Modules Coordinated

201700   SOC40720     Sociology: Organised Violence and Society
201700   SOC40620     Sociology: Ethnicity and Nationalism
201700   SOC30370     Sociology: Historical Sociology
201700   SOC30270     Sociology: Sociology of War and Violence