Book Launch and Discussion "Studying Political Clientelism in the Western Balkans"

Event date
June 15, 2021
Venue
virtual
Country
OTHER
Short description

Back in December 2020, the Institute for Sociological, Political and Juridical Research - Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje (ISPJR-UKIM), the Faculty of Philosophy - University of Belgrade, and the Faculty of Social Sciences - University of Tirana, organized the international scientific conference “Political Clientelism in the Western Balkans”.

Description
The event featured a total of 20 paper presentations by 29 authors and co-authors. Following the conference, a Collection of Papers was prepared which includes 12 papers on political clientelism in the Western Balkan region. This Collection will be promoted during the event, and, additionally, there will be a discussion on the state of clientelism studies in the region, with participation of Čarna Brković (University of Goettingen), Slobodan Cvejić (University of Belgrade) and Jovan Bliznakovski (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje). Following the discussion, a Q&A session will be held with participation of the speakers and the authors featured in the Collection of Papers “Political Clientelism in the Western Balkans”.
 
The event will take place online (via Zoom and the Facebook page of the Institute for Sociological, Political and Juridical Research, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje: https://www.facebook.com/isppi.skopje).
15 June 2021, 12:00 CET, Zoom link for access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83819843517.
Speakers:
Čarna Brković (University of Goettingen), author of “Managing Ambiguity. How clientelism, citizenship, and power shape personhood in Bosnia and Herzegovina” (2017, Berghahn Books)
Slobodan Cvejić (University of Belgrade), editor of the volume “Informal Power Networks, Political Patronage and Clientelism in Serbia and Kosovo*” (2016, SeConS)
Jovan Bliznakovski (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje), member of the Academic Committee organizing the conference “Political Clientelism in the Western Balkans” (9-11 December 2020)
Researchers/authors participating in the Collection of Papers from the conference "Political Clientelism in the Western Balkans'':
Dragan Stanojević and Jelisaveta Petrović • Arianna Piacentini • Elvisa Drishti and Bresena Kopliku Dema • Marjan I. Bojadjiev, Miodraga Stefanovska – Petkovska and Ivona Mileva • Jelena Pešić and Marko Milošević • Liljana Cvetanoska • Nedim Hogić • Maja Markovic • Milena Muk • Dardan Beqiri • Elira Luli • Jovan Bliznakovski
The event is made possible with the support of the Western Balkans Fund (http://westernbalkansfund.org/) in the framework of the project for regional scientific cooperation “Western Balkans Group on Political Clientelism”, implemented by the Institute for Sociological, Political and Juridical Research - Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje (ISPJR-UKIM), the Faculty of Philosophy - University of Belgrade, and the Faculty of Social Sciences - University of Tirana.
Geographical focus
  • WBC
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Event type
  • Other

Entry created by Admin WBC-RTI.info on June 10, 2021
Modified on June 10, 2021