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Prof. Slobodan Samardžić

E-mail address: slobodan.samardzic@fpn.bg.ac.rs, liberos@eunet.rs

Phone No: +381 11 3092-836

Year and place of birth: 1953, Belgrade

Education

  • PhD, 1986 – Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade
  • MA, 1983 – FPS, Belgrade
  • BA,  1976 – FPS, Belgrade

Courses

  • European Relations
  • The European Union

Working experience

  • 1984-1990 – Institute of International Labour Movement; 1984 – Research Associate,
  • 1987 – Scientific Associate
  • 1990- 2000 – Institute of European Studies; 1990 – Senior Scientific Associate, 1996 – Scientific Association
  • 2002-2003 – Advisor for Political Affairs to the President of the FR Yugoslavia
  • 2002 – Faculty of Political Sciences, Full Professor

Lecturing at other foreign and domestic institutions

  • Belgrade Open School – lecturing at various courses since 1996;
  • Alternative Academic Educational Network – organization of courses and lectures: “Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law”, 2000/01; “The European Union and the Balkans”, 2000/01, 2001/02, 2002/03
  • Institut für Föderalismus, Freiburg Universität, Schweiz, seminar: “Constitutional Changes in the South-Eastern Europe”, March 3-5, 2003

Fields of scientific interest

  • Contemporary federalism;
  • Theory and practice of constitutionalism;
  • Political ideas and institutions;
  • European studies – political system of the European Union

The most important books published

  • Demokratija saveta, Rad, Belgrade, 1987,
  • Evropska unija kao model nadnacionalne zajednice, Institut za evropske studije, Belgrade, 1998

Participation in research projects

  • Contemporary state and society (Institute of International Labour Movement 1984-88);
  • Socialism and federalism (IMRP 1988-1990), project leader;
  • Federalism of multiethnic communities (“Föderalismus multiethnischer Gemeinschaften”) (Institute of European Studies and the Institute of Federalism, Fribourg, Switzerland) 1993-1994, project leader;
  • Europe after Maasticht – agreements and antinomies, (IES) 1994-1998;
  • Prerequisites of democratic transformation of FR Yugoslavia (IES, 1998-1999), project leader;
  • Constitutional reforms in the Balkan states (Center for European Constitutional Law, Athens) 1999-2001;
  • Parliamentary control of government (Centre of Liberal Democratic Studies, 2000 – project underway)

Participation in conferences in the country and abroad

  • Participation in over fifty conferences and other meetings in the country and over twenty conferences and other meetings abroad (Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Greece, Russia, Poland, Israel, USA, Canada)

Membership in professional organizations and associations

  • Union of Political Science Associations of FR Yugoslavia;
  • Yugoslav Association of Constitutional Law;

Foreign languages

  • English – a;
  • German – a

Hobby and interests

  • collectibles – antiquity books;
  • sport – football and swimming

Other books published

  1. Ideologija i racionalnost, Izdavačko-istraživački centar SSO Srbije, Belgrade, 1984, pp. 1-150
  2. Demokratija saveta, Rad, Belgrade, 1987, pp. 1-324
  3. Jugoslavija pred iskušenjem federalizma, IMRP and Stručna knjiga, Belgrade, 1990, pp. 1-80
  4. Prinudna zajednica i demokratija, Institut za evropske studije and Akademija Nova, Belgrade, 1994, pp. 1-274
  5. Evropska unija kao model nadnacionalne zajednice, Institut za evropske studije, Fondacija Friedrich Ebert, Belgrade, 1998, pp. 1-206
  6. Argumenti za Srbiju – političke i ustavne rasprave, biblioteka “Politika i društvo”, Centar za unapređenje pravnih studija, Belgrade, 2001, pp. 1-276
  • Brochures
  1. Zajednica Srbije i Crne Gore, Predlog ustavne rekonstrukcije SR Jugoslavije (coauthors Boško Mijatović and Dragoljub Popović), Centar za liberalno-demokratske studije, Belgrade, 200, pp. 1- 47
  2. Ustavna rešenja za Srbiju i Jugoslaviju, predlozi nezavisne grupe eksperata (coauthor), Beogradski centar za ljudska prava, in Serbian and English, Belgrade, 2001
  3. Parlamentarna kontrola vlade (coauthor: Zorica Radović) I-IV, Centar za liberalno-demokratske studije, Belgrade, 2001-02
  • Volumes of papers (editor):
  1. Država i društvo u savremenosti, IMRP, Belgrade, 1989
  2. Raspad Jugoslavije – produžetak ili kraj agonije (coeditors Radmila Nakarada and Lidija Basta), Institut za evropske studije, Belgrade, 1991
  3. Federalizam i problem manjina u višeetničkim zajednicama (coeditor Thomas Fleiner), IES, Belgrade, 1995; Swiss edition: Föderalismus und Minderheiten-problem in multiethnischer Gemeinschaften, Institut für Föderalismus, Fribourg, 1995
  4. Lavirinti krize – preduslovi demokratske transformacije SR Jugoslavije (coeditors Radmila Nakarada and Đuro Kovačević), IES, Belgrade, 1998
  5. The Labyrint of Crisis – Prerequisites for the Democratic Transformation of the FR Yugoslavia (eds. L. Basta Fleiner, R. Nakarada, S. Samardzic), Institut du Fédéralisme, Fribourg, Suisse, 2001

Articles published

  1. “Amoralizam u politici i njegove naučne i filozofske pretpostavke”, journal “Vidici”, Belgrade, No. 174-5-6, 1975
  2. “Dijalektika i istorija kod ranog Lukača”, journal “Gledišta”, Belgrade, No. 6, 1978
  3. “Politička realnosti i svest”, journal “Vidici”, Belgrade, No. 5-6, 1978
  4. “Mogućnosti strukturalne nauke o politici”, journal “Marksistička misao”, Belgrade, No. 5, 1979
  5. “Idejno nasleđe kao činilac u razumevanju odnosa socijalizma i demokratije”, journal “Kulturni radnik”, Zagreb, No. 2, 1984
  6. “Sodobna Europa in problem svetovnega mira”, journal “Problemi”, Ljubljana, No. 1, 1987
  7. “Građansko društvo u realnom socijalizmu?”, in the volume Civilna družba in država, ISU, Ljubljana, 1987
  8. “Problemi legitimacije socijalističkih poredaka”, journal “Theoria”, Belgrade, No. 4, 1988
  9. “Obnova spora oko Karla Šmita”, journal “Gledišta”, Belgrade, No. 11-12, 1988
  10. “Savremeni izazov federalizma”, journal “Treći program”, Belgrade, No. 1-2, 1989
  11. “Zlouporeba pojma suverenosti u federalnim odnosima”, journal “Politička misao”, Zagreb, No. 3, 1990
  12. “Dilemma of Federalism in Yugoslavia – Problem of Sovereignty in a Multinational Federation”, journal “Praxis International”, Oxford, Vol. 11, No 3, 1991
  13. “Der Varfassungspolitische Zustand Yugoslawiens und Serbiens”, in the volume Neue Architektur Europas, Boehlau Verlag, Wien, 1991
  14. “Prinudna zajednica i nemogućnost njenog uređenja”, in the volume Raspad Jugoslavije produžetak ili kraj agonije, IES, Belgrade, 1991
  15. Odrednice za Enciklopediju političke kulture, Savremena administracija, Belgrade, 1993: “Politika” and “Suverenost”
  16. “Democracy in Post-Communism – a Political Instrument or the Substance of Politics”, journal “Praxis International”, Oxfors, Vol. 13, No 4, 1994
  17. “Govor u politici”, in the volume Retorika i demokratija, IFDT, Belgrade, 1994
  18. “Legitimnost nove federacije”, journal “Arhiv za pravne i društvene nauke”, Belgrade, No. 2, 1994
  19. Föderalismus in der Schweiz und in Jugoslawien – Verfassungskonzepte und politische Institutionen”, in the volume Föderalismus und Minderheitenproblem in multiethnischen Gemeinschaften, Institute du fédéralisme, Fribourg, Suisse, 1995
  20. “Demokratija i federalizam”, in the volume O demokratiji, Draganić, Belgrade, 1995
  21. “Nedostatak konstitucionalizma – glavni problem srpsko-crnogorske federacije”, in the volume SR Jugoslavija kao dvočlana federacija, CANU, Podgorica, 1995
  22. “Karl Šmit – aktuelnost njegove političke misli”, journal “Treći program”, Belgrade, No. 102, 1995
  23. Yugoslav Federalism – Unsuccessful Model of a Multinational Community”, journal “International Review of Sociology”, Rome-Toronto, Vol. 6, No 2, 1996; paper reprinted in the “Indian Journal of Federal Studies”, New, Delhi, V. 3, No 1, 2002
  24. “Demokratija i nacionalna država”, in the volume Uspostavljanje moderne demokatske i pravne države u Srbiji, SANU, Belgrade, 1997
  25. “Evropska unija kao politička zajednica”, journal “Nova srpska politička misao”, Belgrade, No. 1-2, 1997
  26. “Pomirenje posredstvom ustavne saglasnosti”, journal “Filozofski godišnjak”, Belgrade, No. 11, 1998
  27. “Sistem vlasti evropske unije”, journal “Revija za evropsko pravo”, No. 1, 1999
  28. “Constitutional System of FR Yugoslavia”, website of the Centre for European Constitutional Law, www.cecl.gr.rigasnetwork.org , Athens, 1999
  29. “Constitutional Problems of Democratic Transformations of FR Yugoslavia”, in the volume The Labyrinth of Crisis – Prerequisites for the Democratic Transformation of the FR Yugoslavia, Institute du Fédéralisme, Fribourg, Suisse, 2001
  30. “Reconciliation Through Constitutional Consent”, volume Democratic Reconstruction in the Balkans, Center for Study of Democracy, London, 2001
  31. “Da li je moguća federalna saglasnost između Srbije i Crne Gore?”, in the volume Revolucija i poredak – o dinamici promena u Srbiji, IFDT, Belgrade, 2001
  32. “Karl Šmit – savremeni mislilac apsolutne države”, introductory study for the book: Karl Šmit, Norma i odluka, Filip Višnjić, Belgrade, 2001