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dr Jelena Surčulija Milojević

a)     Name:      Jelena Surculija Milojevic

b)     Place of birth: Belgrade, Yugoslavia

c)      Academic title: Assistant Professor

d)     Education:

  • Ph.D. in Media Law (2016); ,University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, Serbia;

Permissible Restrictions on Freedom of Expression in Conformity with European Law and Regulation and Media Legislation of the Republic of Serbia” (supervisor Prof. Dr Milos Zivkovic)

  • Master of Laws: LLM in Computer and Communications Law, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom, (2005).

Master Thesis in Media Law: „Right of Reply and Freedom of Expression“ (Supervisor: Prof. Anne Flanagan)

Master Thesis in Telecommunications Law: „Voice over Internet Protocol – Internet or Telephony“ (Supervisor: Prof. Dr Ian Walden)

  • Bachelor of Laws, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, Serbia (2000).
  • Media Law Advocates Training Programme (MLAP), Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), University of Oxford, United Kingdom, July-August 2002.

e)     Courses:

  • Media Law and Policy
  • Media Ethics
  • Freedom of Expression on the Internet
  • Media and Elections – Regulatory Perspectives

f)       Career

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, 2016 – today.
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, 2010 – 2016.
  • Expert for media  and telecommunications law, Council of Europe, 2010 – today
  • Lead Researcher; Mapping Digital Media – Serbia Country Report, Open Society Institute, London, 2010 – 2011.
  • Assistant Minister for International Cooperation and European Integration, Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society of the Republic of Serbia, 2008 – 2009.
  • Consultant in media and telecommunications laws in the following organizations, 2003 – 2008:
    • BBC World Service Trust – Expert for media law, Technical Assistance to the Council for Electronic Media (CEM), Sofia, Bulgaria.
    • Konrad Adenauer Stiftung – Media law consultant, Monitoring of the implementation of media laws in Serbia.
    • OSCE Mission to the Republic of Serbia – Media law consultant
    • Republican Agency for electronic communications of the Republic os Serbia (RATEL) – Legal Consultant
    • UNDP – Team leader, Consultant
    • OSCE Representative of Freedom of the Media – Expert/Consultant
    • InterMedia Survey – Consultant
    • Internews /Global Initiative for Internet Policy (GIPI) – Legal Council
  • Media Lawyer, OSCE Mission to Serbia and Montenegro (2001 – 2003)

g)     Research projects

  • Researcher; Political Identity of Serbia in Regional and Global Context, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, 2011 – today.
  • Researcher/Consultant, The State of the World’s Children (SOWC), UNICEF, 2017.
  • Lead Researcher; Mapping Digital Media – Serbia Country Report, Open Society Institute, London, 2010 – 2011

h)     Teaching activities in other national and international institutions

  • Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade (2008–2010)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade (2010)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University Union, Belgrade (2008)
  • Visiting Lecturer and a Member of the Advisory board, Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), Center for socio-legal studies, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (2006–2008)

i)       Research areas

  • Media law and policy
  • Freedom of expression on the Internet
  • Children in the digital world
  • Media Ethics
  • Media and Elections
  • Telecommunications law and policy

j)       Scholarships and Bursaries

  • British Chevening Scholarship, Queen Mary University of London, 2004-2005.
  • Queen Mary Bursary in IT Law, 2004
  • Media Law Advocates Training Programme (MLAP), Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), Center for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS), University of Oxford, United Kingdom, July – August 2002.

k)     Articles (in English - selection):

  1. SURČULIJA MILOJEVIĆ, Jelena. The Right of Reply A Tool For an Individual to Access the Media. Godišnjak Fakulteta politickih nauka, ISSN 1820-6700, 2015, god. 9, br.13, str. 225-238.
  2. SURČULIJA MILOJEVIĆ, Jelena. Comparative Study on Blocking, Filtering and Take-Down of Illegal Internet Content : National r eports current at the date indicated at the end of each report, Lausanne, 20 December 2015. Lausanne: Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, 2015.
  3. SURČULIJA, Jelena. News Choice and Offer in the Digital Transition. У: MARIUS, Dragomir (ur.), THOMPSON, Mark (ur.). Digital journalism : making news, breaking news. New York: Open Society Foundations, 2014, str. 129-142.
  4. SURČULIJA MILOJEVIĆ, Jelena, PAVLOVIĆ, Biljana, JOVANOVIĆ PADEJSKI, Đurđa. Mapping digital media : Serbia. Cambridge: Open Society Foundations, 2011.
  5. SURČULIJA, Jelena. Serbija – Montenegro / Kosovo : Mediji 2003. У: South East Europe Media Handbook : 2003/2004. Vienna: South East Europe Media Organisation; Belgrade: Dan Graf, 2004, str. 145-204.
  6. SURČULIJA, Jelena. Experiences from South-Eastern Europe. У: MÖLLER, Christian (ur.), AMOUROUX, Arnaud (ur.). The media freedom internet cookbook. Vienna: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, cop. 2004, str. 210-218.
  7. SURČULIJA, Jelena. The situation in Serbia and Montenegro. У: Spreading the Word on the Internet : 16 Answers to 4 Questions : Reflections on Freedom of Media and the Internet : Amsterdam Conference, June 2003. Vienna: OSCE, 2003, str. 53-62.
  1. SURČULIJA, Jelena. (Ed.), Freedom of Expression on the Internet, Center for Internet development, Belgrade, December 2010.

l)       Membership in professional associations

  • Founder and member of the International Media Lawyers Association (IMLA)

m)   Foreign languages

  • English language (a)
  • German language (p)

n)     Contact: jsurculija.milojevic@fpn.bg.ac.rs