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Prof. Radmila Nakarada

E-mail address: radmila.nakarada@fpn.bg.ac.rs

Phone No.: +381 11 3092-851

Year and place of birth: 1950, Belgrade


  • PhD, Cathedra of Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, 1987;
  • MA, interdisciplinary studies of anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, 1980;
  • BA, Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, 1974


  • Peace Studies

Working experience

  • (1977- 80 ) Institute of International Labour Movement, Belgrade, Junior Assistant.
  • (1980- 88) Economics Institute, Belgrade, Assistant.
  • (1988 – ) Institute of European Studies, Senior Scientific Associate

Lecturing at other domestic and foreign institutions

  • Several lectures on Yugoslavia at the Buffalo State University, April, 1987
  • Co-director of the course in honour of Olaf Palme, entitled Common Security, University of Lund, 1988;
  • For long, co-director of the course in the field of futures studies at the Interuniversity Graduate Centre in Dubrovnik, 1982-87;
  • Lecture at Rutgers University, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UN, 1995; on the war in Yugoslavia, 1998;
  • Lecturer at the summer school dedicated to the Peace studies and conflict resolution, at the Central European University, Budapest, 2000
  • Visiting professor at the Japanese International Christian University, Cathedra of Political Science, April-November 2000. Taught three courses in the field of Peace Studies.
  • Lecturer at the summer Anglo-Yugoslav School of Democracy, 1999, 2000;
  • Leader of the course Transition and Globalization, Alternative Academic Network, Belgrade, 2001;

Fields of scientific interest

  • Peace studies,
  • International relations

The most important books published

  • Surviving Together, co-editor (with Jan Oberg) and author of the paper: “The Contribution of Social Movements to Common Security”, Darthmouth Pub. Company, Hampshire, 1989, pp. 213, ISBN 1-85521-067-3
  • Raspad Jugoslavije: kraj ili produženje agonije? coeditor (with Lidija Basta, Slobodan Samardžić) and author of the paper: “Kritičko mišljenje i poruke rata”, Stručna štampa, Belgrade, 1991, pp. 146. ISBN 86-82057-01-8
  • Europe and the Disintegration of Yugoslavia, editor and coauthor of the paper: ”The Breakup of Yugoslavia and the Constitution of the New World Order”, Mrlješ/IES, Belgrade, 1995. pp. 217. ISBN 86-82057-03-4
  • The Post-bipolar World: the North/South Antinomies, IES/WOMP, Belgrade, 1995, pp. 115. ISBN 86-82057-11-5
  • Raspad Jugosalvije – izazov evropskoj bezbednosti (coauthor O. Račić), IES/FES, Belgrade, 1998, pp.133. ISBN 86-82271-33-8
  • The Labyrinths of the Crisis, Prerequisites for the Democratic Transformation of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, coeditor and author of the paper: “The Global Framework of Democratic Transformation”, Institute du Fľdľralisme Fribourg Suisse, Helbing & Lichtenhahn, Geneve, 2001, pp. 666. ISBN 3-7190-2070-3

Participation in research projects

  • (1990-1995) in the IES, leader of the subprojects: Eastern Europe between the collapse of real socialism and challenges of democracy,
  • (1996-2000) FR Yugoslavia in contemporary Europe: prerequisites and obstacles to modernization
  • (1996/97) Project leader- IES/Friedrih Ebert Stiftung: European collective security after Maastricht.
  • Participated in international project WOMP: Towards a Just World Peace: Perspectives from Social Movements; and ,
  • The Global Civilization: Challenges for Democracy, Sovereignty and Security. (1994/95)
  • Participated in the project of the Swiss Institute of Federalism, Fribourg: Federalism and problem of minorities in multiethnic communities,
  • (1998/99) co-leader of the project of the Institute of Federalism: Prerequisites of democratic transformation of FR Yugoslavia.

Participation in conferences in the country and abroad

  • (1975) Dubrovnik, Problems of global development goals, paper prepared for the Conference on development models, ETAN, pp. 15
  • (1978) Uppsala, Problem of scientific approach to human needs, paper prepared for the  9th World Congress of sociology, pp. 10
  • (1982) Mexico City, Human needs and alienation in socialism, paper prepared for the World Congress of sociology, pp. 14.
  • (1985) Amsterdam, New social movements and détente; conference: Détente from above and below, Transnational Institute
  • (1986) Costa Rica, Future perspectives of the idea of socialism, paper prepared for the  world conference WFSF, pp. 10
  • (1990) Belgrade, Global implications of the collapse of real socialism; conference: Meaning of radical changes of real socialism CFDT
  • (1990) Yokohama, Deepening and globalization of democracy, p.1
  • (1991) Notre Dame University, Global challenges, presentation: Global trends after the Gulf War, pp. 5
  • (1991) Barcelona, world conference WFSF, presentation: Problem of nationalism in Eastern Europe
  • (1991) Florence, EUPRA, presentation: Research of peace and new global order
  • (1991) New York, SANE/Freeze, presentation: Ethnical conflicts and illegal trade in weapons, pp.3
  • (1992) Kyoto, Challenge of the Triumph, presentation at the first plenary session of the IPRA conference, pp. 21
  • (1993) Harare, Collapse of Yugoslavia and the New World Order – messages for future, presentation at the international conference organized by WOMP and MFA of Zimbabwe
  • (1994) Belgrade, Yugoslav crisis and peace in the Balkan, Akademija Nova
  • (1994) Malta, Causes of dissolution of Yugoslavia and global challenges; conference: The world five years after the end of the Cold War, WOMP/ Diplomatic Academy
  • (1997) London, Round table: Problems of transition, BBC
  • (1998) Fribour, Prerequisites of democratic transformation of the FRY, international conference: Fundamental problems of democratic transition and possible strategy, Institute of Federalism
  • (2002) Skopje, Lessons of solution of conflict at the south of Serbia, international conference: Challenges of post-conflict reconciliation and peace building in Macedonia, Faculty of Philosophy, Skopje, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
  • (2002) St. Galen, Federalism, Civil society and multiethnic conflicts: challenges in the era of globalization, international conference: Federalism in changing world, Swiss government, University St. Galen
  • (2002) Berlin, Global Action to Prevent War, Heinrich Bell Foundation, participated as a member of the Steering Committee of the international NGO Global Action to Prevent War

Membership in professional organizations and association

  • Member of the Council – World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF), (1984-92);
  • Member of the Council –  International Peace Research Association, IPRA, 1990-92;
  • Member of the editorial board of the journal Gledišta, Belgrade, 1989-1993;
  • Secretary of the Research Committee 7 (for futures studies), International Sociological Association, ISA, 1982-90;
  • Member of the Council – World Order Model Project (WOMP), New York;
  • Member of the international council –  Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research (TFF), Lund;
  • Member of the European Peace Research Association, EUPRA, since the foundation;
  • Member of the international council of the journal Alternatives, New York/New Delhi;
  • Member of the Yugoslav Truth and Reconciliation Commission;
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the international non-governmental organization Global Action to Prevent War.

Foreign languages

  • English – active;
  • French – passive.

Hobby and interests

  • Reading of intelligent thrillers;
  • Movies

Articles published

  • Principles of Balanced Development (expanded version), Alternatives, Vol. XIV no. 4, New York, 1989, pp. 517-522
  • The Democratic Potential of the New Detant, in: Mary Kaldor, Richard Falk, (eds.), The New Detant, Verso, London, 1989, pp. 391-409
  • Democracy in a Communist State, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Vol. 10, no. 2, Stockholm, 1989, pp. 578-582
  • Peace Movements in Eastern Europe, in: Katsuya Kodeyama (ed.), The Future of the Peace Movements, Lund University Press, 1989, pp. 32-45
  • Modernizacija i kritičko mišljenje, in: Jovan Teokarević (editor), Modernizacija i društveni razvoj, Stručna knjiga, Belgrade, 1990, pp. 165-173
  • The Constitutional Promotion of Human Rights in Eastern Europe, Alternatives, Vol. XV, no.2, New York, 1990, pp. 227-240
  • Drama socijalizma, slučaj Jugoslavije, coauthor Miroslav Pečujlić, Sociologija, Vol. XXXII, No. 3. Belgrade, 1990, pp. 49-56
  • Akteri krize, kriza aktera, Sociologija, Vol. XXXIII No. 4, Belgrade, 1990, pp. 409-15
  • Međuevropski dijalog i reforme u Istočnoj Evropi, in: V. Gligorov, J. Teokarević (editors), Napuštanje socijalizma, Stručna štampa, Belgrade, 1990, pp. 89-103
  • Ljudske potrebe u socijalizmu, in: M. Marković, Potrebe društvenog razvoja, SANU, Belgrade, 1991, pp. 21-39
  • Democratic Alternatives: an East European Perspective, Alternatives, Vol. XVI no. 2, New York, 1991, pp. 129-41
  • The Mystery of Nationalism, the case of Yugoslavia, in: New Challenges for Europe after 1989, Center for European Studies, Budapest, 1991, pp. 33-49
  • The Mystery of Nationalism: The Paramount Case of Yugoslavia, Millenium, Vol. 20, no. 3, London School of Economics, London, 1991, pp. 369-383
  • The Role of Constitutionalism in the Transformation of the East European Societies, in: Richard Falk, Samual Kim, Robert Johansen (eds.), The Constitutional Foundations of World Peace, SUNNY Press, Albany, 1993, pp. 317-328
  • The Labyrinth of the Yugoslav Crisis, in: Fokko Dijkstra (ed.) European Studies, Summer School Leeuwarden, Groningen, 1994, pp. 27-34
  • Coauthor with M. Pečujlić of the chapter Slom Jugoslavije i novi poredak svetske moći in: M. Pečujlić, V. Milić, Demokratija i autoritarizam, Pravni fakultet, Belgrade, 1994. pp. 81-115
  • The End of Cold War, the End of Yugoslavia, in A. Bim (ed.), International Relations in the Post- Cold War World, Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, Malta, 1995, pp. 55-78
  • Slom Jugoslavije – nov izazov međunarodnim mirovnim pokretima, in: V. Pavlović (editor), Potisnuto civilno društvo, Eko centar, Belgrade, 1995, pp . 473-487
  • Švajcarski model reašavanja sukoba: preduslovi i granice njegove primene na jugoslovenski slučaj, in: Tomas Flajner, Slobodan Samardžić (editors), Federalizam i problem manjina u višeetničkim zajednicama, IES, Belgrade, 1995, pp. 115- 137 (also published in German)
  • Godina neizvesnih ishoda, in: S. Kovačević, P. Dajić, Hronologija jugoslovenske krize 1995, IES, Belgrade, 1997 (also published in English)
  • Neizvesnost savremene demokratije, afterword for the book: Dejvid Held, Demokratija i globalni poredak, Filip Višnjić, Belgrade, 1997, pp. 389-404; (the book translated by M. Pečujlić, R. Nakarada)
  • Sankcije između vladavine prava i dominacije, in: M. Prokopijević, J. Teokarević, (editors), Ekonomske sankcije OUN, Komparativna analiza i slučaj Jugoslavije, IES, Belgrade, 1998, pp. 97-106
  • (text reprinted in: Dragan Jakovljević (editor) Etika, CID, Podgorica, 1999, pp. 245-252)
  • The Uncertain Reach of Critical Theory, in: Paul Wapner, Lester E. J. Ruiz, (eds.), Principled World Politics, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Boston, 2000, pp. 65-78
  • Posledice NATO intervencije, Sociološki pregled, Belgrade, no.1-2, 1999 (published in 2000), pp. 125-134
  • Kraj rata? in: Crne Rupe, (discussion led by S. Ristić, R. Leposavić), B92, Belgrade, 1999, pp. 298-308
  • NATO intervencija – nova faza globalizacije (coauthor M. Pečujlić), Nova Srpska Politička Misao, Belgrade, special edition 1(1999), published in 2000
  • Istraživanje Budućnosti u Jugoslaviji, in: E. Novakz, et. al. (ed.) Futures Studies in the European Ex-Socialist Countries, Futures Studies Center, Budapest, 2001 .
  • Civilno društvo i multietnički konflikti: izazovi u eri globalizacije, in: Federalizam u promenljivom svetu, Druckerei Herzog AG, Langendorf, 2002
  • Značaj socijalnog konsenzusa za proces pridruživanja EU, prilog Strategiji Srbije za ubrzanje pridruživanja SR Jugoslavije Evropskoj Uniji, Ministarstvo za ekonomske odnose sa inostranstvom, Belgrade
  • The European Union as a Conflict Solution Actor, within the project (distance learning via Internet) The EU and the Balkans: Paths to Integration, University of Bath, Univerzitet u Novom Sadu