Zaharijević Adriana

Senior Research Fellow,




Adriana Zaharijević (1978) graduated philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. She obtained her PhD at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, combining political philosophy, feminist theory and social history of the 19th century. Her texts have been translated into several European languages, and she is the author of Postajanje ženom (Becoming Woman 2010), Ko je pojedinac? (Who is an Individual? Genealogical Inquiry into the Idea of a Citizen, 2014, 2019) and Life of Bodies. Political Philosophy of Judith Butler (2020). She has been the member of Association of Literary Translators of Serbia since 2003.


Recent activities:

Working Group on Family and Welfare co-leader, COST 18119, Who Cares in Europe? (2019-2023)

Researcher “Labour precarity, body and damaged life. An enquiry on social philosophy”, Spanish Ministry of Research (2020-2023).

Visiting scholar at TU Berlin, Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung (ZIFG), 2020.

Visiting scholar at University of Warsaw, Institute for Sociology, 2020. 


Recent publications:

  • (2020) Život tela. Politička filozofija Džudit Batler, Beograd and Novi Sad: IFDT and Akademska knjiga.
  • (2020) Blanca Rodriguez, Nuria Sanchez Madrid and Adriana Zaharijević (eds.), Rethinking Vulnerability and Exclusion. Historical and Critical Essays, Palgrave. 
  • (2020) „Becoming a Master of an Island Again: On the Desire to be Bodiless”, Redescriptions. Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory.
  • (2021) „On Butler’s Theory of Agency“. In Annemie Halsema, Katja Kwastek, Roel van den Oever (eds.), Bodies That Still Matter: Resonances of the Work of Judith Butler, Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.