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Igor Štiks, PhD
Dr. Igor Štiks is a professor at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade and a senior research fellow at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. He previously worked and taught at universities in Edinburgh, Ljubljana, Sarajevo, and Graz.
His novels, A Castle in Romagna and The Judgment of Richard Richter (originally published as Elijah’s Chair) won numerous awards and have been translated into 15 languages. His most recent novel W (Fraktura, 2019) is dedicated to a century of revolutionary struggles in Europe. He was honored with the French distinction Chevalier des arts et des lettres for his literary and intellectual achievements.
Citizenship in Southeast Europe: Divided Societies and Unequal Cities
Štiks, I. and K. Stojaković. 2021. The New Balkan Left: Struggles, Successes, Failures. Belgrade: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Europe.
Štiks, I. 2020. ‘Activist Aesthetics in the Post-Socialist Balkans: Resistance, Rebellion, Emancipation’, Third Text – Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Art and Culture, Vol. 34, No. 4-5, 461-479, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09528822.2020.1834735?journalCode=ctte20
Štiks, I. 2019. ‘Back on Tito Street: bodies and citizens’, Studies in Theatre and Performance 39(3): 256-267, available at https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14682761.2019.1654310
Štiks, I. 2015. Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States: One Hundred Years of Citizenship, London: Bloomsbury Academic. http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/nations-and-citizens-in-yugoslavia-and-the-post-yugoslav-states-9781474221535/
Štiks, I. and S. Horvat. 2015. Welcome to the Desert of Post-socialism: Radical Politics after Yugoslavia. London: Verso. http://www.versobooks.com/books/1781-welcome-to-the-desert-of-post-socialism
Štiks, I. and J. Shaw. 2013 (paperback 2015). Citizenship after Yugoslavia. Abingdon: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415523288/
Štiks I. and J. Shaw. 2013. Citizenship Rights. Farnham and London: Ashgate, (514 pages). http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&forthcoming=1&title_id=10790&edition_id=11120
‘Activist Aesthetics: Resistance and Rebellion in the Post-Socialist Balkans’, Cultures of the Left: Manifestations and Performances, School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies, University of Warwick , 5-6 June 2017
‘From Official to Militant: Activist Redefinitions of Socialist Art’, Association for Art History Annual Conference, Association for Art History, Loughbourough University, 6-8 April 2017
‘Re-appropriating the past, pre-figuring the future: Artistic Activism in the Post-Socialist Balkans’, Reimagining Civil Society in a Period of ‘Uncivil Societies’, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 30 March 2017
‘Mapping the desert of post-socialism: sites of resistance’, Royal Geographical Society – IBG Annual International Conference, Royal Geographical Society, London, 30 August – 2 September 2016
- PhD, Intercultural and International Studies, Northwestern University and Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris
- MA, Philosophy, University of Paris 8
- BA, Philosophy and Comparative Literature, University of Zagreb