Russia’s Malign Influence in the Balkans via Supporting Ethno-Nationalist Forces

Event time: 
Friday, April 14, 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Institution for Social and Policy Studies (PROS77 ), A001 See map
77 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Filip Milačić, a researcher on how nationalism affects democratization in Southeastern Europe, will give an E&RS Lunch Seminar about Russian support for ethno-nationalists in the Balkans.
Lunch at 12:30pm ET, talk at 1:00pm ET
Location: Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Rm A001 (lower level) 77 Prospect St.
Filip Milačić studied political sciences and the history of Eastern Europe at the University of Heidelberg and obtained his PhD at the Humboldt University. Currently, he is a senior researcher at the German Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES), research affiliate at Democracy Institute, Central European University (CEU), and research affiliate at the MacMillan Center, Yale University. Previously, Milačić worked for the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and at the University of Montenegro. He was also a visiting fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and at the Center for Advanced Studies of the University of Rijeka. He is author of two books: Nationalstaatsbildung, Krieg und Konsolidierung der Demokratie: Kroatien, Serbien, und Montenegro (Springer, 2017) and Stateness and Democratic Consolidation: Lessons from Former Yugoslavia (Springer, 2022). His work was published in many academic journals such as Ethnopolitics, Nations and Nationalism, Journal of Democracy, Nationalities Papers, and Democratization.