Ilić Vujo

Research Assistant
vujo.ilic@instifdt.bg.ac.rs

 

CURRICULUM VITAE (pdf)


Political scientist with a research interest in political conflicts and violence, methods and research design, working experience with democratic institutions, elections and party politics, and a regional focus on Serbia and the Balkans. Currently a research assistant at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade, and policy and research advisor at Crta in Belgrade. Doctoral dissertation “Cousins in arms: Social structure and civil war mobilization In Montenegro” received the 2020 Central European University Best Dissertation Award.

 

Education

  • 2020     Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Central European University, Doctoral School of Political Science, Budapest
  • 2013     Graduate Specialized Academic International Studies, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Political Science
  • 2012     Master of Arts in Nationalism Studies, Central European University, Nationalism Studies Program, Budapest
  • 2008     Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – International Studies, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Political Science

 

Recent publications

Ilić, V. (2020). Stranačko odmetanje narodnih poslanika u Srbiji 1990-2020. U: Jovanović, M., Vučićević, D. (ur.) Kako, koga i zašto smo birali? Izbori u Srbiji 1990-2020. godine (959-989). Beograd: Institut za političke studije, Službeni glasnik.

Ilić, V., Branković, T., & Tepavac, T. (2019). Case Study: Serbia. In: Atanasovski, E. (ed.) Parliamentary Boycotts in the Western Balkans (108-127). Beograd: Westminster Foundation for Democracy.

Škop, M., Merenyi, M., Turashvili, T., Izdebski, K., Kerekeš, D., & Ilić, V. (2019). alGOVrithms. The State of Play. Report on algorithms usage in government-citizens relations in the Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Poland, Serbia and Slovakia. Warsaw: ePaństwo Foundation.

Ilić, V. (2019). Srbija je zarobljena država, ali to nije njen najveći problem. U: Prodanović, S., Pudar Draško, G. & Velinov, M. (ur.) Otete institucije u Srbiji: Teorija i praksa (70-75). Beograd: Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju.

Ilić, V. (2018). Turning the Tide: Political Influence and Independent Institutions in Serbia. In: Esch, V. & van Zijverden, O. (eds.) Rule of Law Reforms in the Western Balkans (103-109). Berlin: Aspen Institute.

Ilić, V. (2015). Etnički stereotipi u abanskim i srpskim udžbenicima istorije. U: Tepšić, G., Nakarada, R., & Vasović, M. (ur.) Etnički stereotipi i nacionalni mitovi kao prepreke pomirenju u srpsko-albanskim odnosima (177-212). Beograd: Fakultet političkih nauka.

 

Recent event participation

  • 2021     Can elections bring (real) change? SEESOX Seminar Series, Oxford University (online)
  • 2020     Conditions for fair and free elections in Serbia, international conference, Crta (online)
  • 2020     Elections in Serbia 1990-2020. FPS, IPS, University of Belgrade (online)
  • 2020     Planning election observation during the pandemic, EFOR, Bucharest (online)
  • 2019     Addressing Electoral Recommendations from Gender Perspective, OSCE/ODIHR, Sarajevo
  • 2019     Democratization from below, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, Belgrade
  • 2019     Sequestered or alienated institutions, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, Belgrade
  • 2019     Civil Society Perspective on Democracy in Serbia, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Brussels
  • 2019     Civil Society for Responsible Governance, CRTA, Belgrade
  • 2018     Public Opinion & Media Disinformation in the Western Balkans, NDI, Washington
  • 2018     Serbian Political Science Association Annual Convention, Belgrade
  • 2018     Openness of executive government in Montenegro and the region, CDT, Podgorica
  • 2018     Disinformation – Are We Losing the Game? Istinomer, Belgrade
  • 2018     Aspen Germany Western Balkans Conference, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • 2017     Annual Doctoral Conference, CEU, Budapest
  • 2016     New International Relations of Eurasia and the Middle East, CEU, Budapest
  • 2016     Harvard-MIT-Yale Political Violence Conference, Harvard, Cambridge
  • 2016     Micro-Comparative Studies of 20th Century Conflict workshop, Yale University, New Haven
  • 2016     International Studies Association Annual Convention, Atlanta
  • 2016     Association for the Study of Nationalities Annual Convention, Columbia University, New York
  • 2016     Comparative Politics Workshop, Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • 2016     Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series, Yale University, New Haven

 

Recent research projects

  • 2021                 Enlightened trust: An examination of trust and distrust in governance – conditions, effects and remedies – researcher, IFDT; European Commission, Horizon 2020.
  • 2020                 Election observation and advocacy – coordinator, Crta; German Federal Foreign Office.
  • 2020                 Citizens’ attitudes about elections – coordinator, lead researcher, Crta.
  • 2018-2019         alGOVrithms: Are citizens governed by computer programs? – researcher, ePaństwo Foundation; Visegrad Fund.
  • 2018                 Combating disinformation – coordinator, lead researcher, Crta; National Democratic Institute.
  • 2018                 Citizens in power – researcher, Crta; Netherlands Fund for Regional Partnership MATRA.