News archive - First CITSEE Working Papers on Citizenship in Post-Yugoslav States Now Available

The CITSEE (Europeanisation of Citizenship in the Successor States of the Former Yugoslavia) project, based at the University of Edinburgh, would like to inform WBC-INCO.NET network about its recently published first working papers dealing with citizenship in post-Yugoslav states.

The CITSEE project is a research project based at the University of Edinburgh. It studies the citizenship regimes of the seven successor states of the former Yugoslavia (Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, the FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia). After first nine months, the CITSEE researchers have produced six working papers dealing with citizenship regimes and policies in the former Yugoslavia and the post-Yugoslav states.

They are all available for download on the CITSEE website

The following working papers are available (please go to the CITSEE website to read the related abstracts): 

"Macedonia’s Nationals, Minorities and Refugees in the Post-Communist Labyrinths of Citizenship"

  • "The Bosnian Triangle: Ethnicity, Politics and Citizenship"
  • "The challenge of building an independent citizenship regime in a partially recognised state: the case of Kosovo"
  • "Transformations of Citizenship in Montenegro: a context-generated evolution of citizenship policies"
  • "2010/02 A Laboratory of Citizenship: Shifting Conceptions of Citizenship in Yugoslavia and its Successor States"
  • "The Europeanisation of Citizenship in the Successor States of the Former Yugoslavia: an introduction"

For more information on particular country visit the country profiles on the CITSEE website:

For more information on the CITSEE project and its activities, please check the website regularly:

Source: Dr. Igor Stiks, CITSEE Research Fellow

Geographical focus
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Kosovo*
  • Montenegro
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Serbia

Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on March 1, 2010
Modified on March 1, 2010