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Prof. Ilija Vujačić

E-mail address: dekan@fpn.bg.ac.rs, vujacic@rcub.bg.ac.rs, ilija.vujacic@fpn.bg.ac.rs
Phone No.: +381 11 3092-839

Year and place of birth: 1953, Tivat

Education

  • 1992 – PhD, Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade
  • 1986 – MA, FPS, Belgrade
  • 1978 – BA, FPS, Belgrade
  • 1976-1979 studied philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade

Courses

  • History of Political Theories

Working experience

  • Oct 2009 – FPS; Dean
  • 2000 – 2002 FPS; Vice-Dean of Undergraduate Studies
  • 1997 – 2003 FPS; Associate Professor
  • 1994 – 1996 FPS; Vice-Dean of Undergraduate Studies
  • 1993 – 1997 FPS; Assistant Professor
  • 1986 – 1993 FPS; Assistant
  • 1981 – 1986 FPS; Junior Assistant

Lecturing at other domestic and foreign institutions

  • 2001 and 2002 – International Freedom Project course “Freedom and Development”, sponsored by the Templeton Foundation (co-director with Prof. Aleksandra Jovanović)
  • 2001 International Summer School Modernizing Local Community (co-director with Prof. Joseph Julian)
  • 1998 – Alternative Academic Educational Network (AAEN); course leader and lecturer
  • 1998 – Belgrade Open School (BOS), module coordinator, lecturer and mentor

Fields of scientific interest

  • Political theory,
  • Theory of federalism,
  • Transitology,
  • History and theory of liberalism

The most important books published

  1. Federalistička alternativa: Njemačke teorije federalizma 17. vijeka (Altuzije, Hugo, Lajbnic), Institut za političke studije, Belgrade, 1993, ISBN 86-7419-013-8
  2. Politička teorija: studije – portreti – rasprave, FPN and Čigoja štampa, Belgrade, 2002, ISBN 86 – 7558 – 115 – 7

Participation in research projects

  • 2002 – 2003 Democratic reformation of the political system and civil society in Serbia
  • 1996 – 1999 Parties and party systems in post-communist countries
  • 1997 – 1998 Modernization of university teaching in Serbia
  • 1996 – 1998 Authoritarian political culture as an obstacle to democratization – the case of Serbia
  • 1994 – 1996 The relationship between the federal Constitution and the Constitutions of the federal units

Participation in conferences in the country and abroad

  • 2001 – 2003 The 10th conference on reforms in Serbia, organized by the CLDS within the project on reform and public support:  consensus-building for the reforms (president of the project council, conference organizer)
  • 2001 Bratislava (Slovakia) Transition at the Crossroads, The Mont Pelerin Society Regional Meeting
  • 2001 Bratislava; Corruption: Strategic Responses for Public Policy Think Tanks, Atlas Economic Research Foundation Policy Forum
  • 2000 Podgorica; Possibilities and Models-Strategies of Democratization
  • 1999 Podgorica; John Plamenaty Symposium, Podgorica
  • 1999 Skopje; Integration of the Minorities in the Society, IDC-Council of Europe
  • 1999 Budva, Democratic Reconstruction in the Balkans, British-Yugoslav Society
  • 1997 Subotica; Civil Society in the Countries in Transition-Comparative Analysis and Practice, Subotica, 19-31 May1997
  • 1997 Podgorica; Perspectives of the Open Society in Post-Communist Countries
  • 1997 Seoul, South Korea, The New Trends in Extreme Right, XVII IPSA World Congress
  • 1996 Budapest; Civil Society Between Democracy and Dictatorship
  • 1996 Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany); Föderalismus und Dezentralisation, George Marshall Center
  • 1995 Belgrade, Parties and Party-Systems in Post-Communist Countries and FR Yugoslavia
  • 1994 Tuebingen (Germany); Föderalismus und die Architektur der europäischen Integration
  • 1993 Muenster (Germany); Föderale Perspektiven für Europa: Probleme – Bedingungen – Konzepte

Membership in professional organizations, associations

  • 2001 – member of the Centre of Liberal Market (CST)
  • 2000 – member of the political monthly of the CLDS Prizma
  • 1999 – member of the Centre for Liberal Democratic Studies (CLDS)
  • 1996 – 1999 president of the Political Science Association of Serbia
  • 1996 – 1998 member of the Presidency of the Yugoslav Association of Constitutional Law
  • 1992 – 1996 Secretary General of the Yugoslav Political Science Association
  • 1987 – 1990 member of the editorial board of the Sociološki pregled, journal of the Sociological Society of Serbia
  • 1984 – 1989 member of the editorial board, Gledišta, journal of the BU

Foreign languages

  • English (a);
  • German (p);
  • Italian (p);
  • French (p)

Books translated

  1. Frensis H. Hinsli, Suverenost (Sovereignty), Filip Višnjić, Belgrade, 2000
  2. Majkl Volzer, Područja pravde (Spheres of Justice), Filip Višnjić, Belgrade, 2000
  3. Friedrich A. von Hayek, Poredak slobode (The Constitution of Liberty), Global Book, Novi Sad, 1998 (translation and afterword)

Articles published

  1. “Izgradnja demokratskih institucija”, in: Postkomunizam i demokratske promene, eds. V. Vasović and V. Pavlović, Jugoslovensko udruženje za političke nauke and Fakultet političkih nauka, Belgrade, 2002
  2. “The Challenges of Ethnic Federalism: Experiences and Lessons of the Former Yugoslavia”, in: Federalism and Decentralization: Perspectives for the Transformation Processs in Eastern and Central Europe, Jürgen Rose and Johannes Ch. Traut, LIT Verlag, Münster – Hamburg – Berlin – London, 2001
  3. “Supsidijernost i modernizacija lokalne zajednice”, in: Lokalna demokratija. Stanje i perspektive, Mijat Damjanović (ed.), Magna Agenda, Belgrade, 2001
  4. “Hjumova nauka o politici”, Zbornik Matice srpske za društvene nauke, 106-107/1999
  5. “Problemi prirode, tempa i redosleda tranzicije”, Ekonomska misao, 3-4, 1999
  6. “Politička kultura i građanska neposlušnost” in: Kultura građanskog protesta 1996-1997, Ratka Marić, ed., Jugoslovensko udruženje za političke nauke, Belgrade, 1998
  7. “Das Konfliktregelungspotential des Föderalismus in Hinblick auf die Situation in Süd-Ost-Europa”, in: Föderale Perspektiven für Europa, (Hrsg. von Karl Hahn und Martina Husemann-Lüking), LIT Verlag, Münster-Hamburg-London, 1997
  8. “Hajekovo shvatanje vladavine prava”, in: Uspostavljanje moderne demokratske i pravne države u Srbiji, (ed. M. Jovičić, the SASA member), SANU, Belgrade, 1997
  9. “Law and Politics in the Shaping of Political Opinion and Activity”, in: Mijat Damnjanović (ed.), Law and Politics, TIMIT and Fakultet političkih nauka, Belgrade, 1997
  10. “Common Good, Rule of Law and Neutral State”, in: Civic Society in the Countries in Transition-Comparative Analysis and Practice, Nadija Skenderović-Ćuk and Prof. Dr.  Milan Podunavac (eds.) Open university, Subotica, 1997
  11. “Uloga države u Smitovoj koncepciji ‘prirodne slobode”’, Ekonomska misao, 1- 2/1997
  12. “Regionalna država: velika ideja za problematičnu stvarnost” (Rasprava o knjizi akademika Jovičića Regionalna država), Arhiv za pravne i društvene nauke, 2/1997
  13. “Lajbnicova politička filozofija”, in: Iskustva, br. 1-4/1997
  14. “Volzerova teorija o sferama pravde” in: O pravdi i pravičnosti, ed. Miloš Knežević, Belgrade, 1995