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Jelena joined Aston University in 2009 as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. Before joining Aston, Jelena held visiting fellowships at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki and the European Union Institute for Security Studies, Paris. Between October and December 2012, Jelena was a visiting fellow at the Center for European Studies, Harvard.

Specialisms: Western Balkans, war crimes, transitional justice, Serbia and Kosovo.

Teaching Activity

  • LP3025 - Conflict and Politics in Contemporary Balkans 
  • LP2021 - Security Studies 
  • LP3028 - Conflict, Intervention and Reconciliation 


  • LPM022 - Security and Defence in Europe
  • LPM034 - International Security

Teaching Activity

LPM020- Contributions (one to two sessions) to team taught module.

LP3004, LP3005, LP3006, LP3009 - PIR Dissertations module convenor

Contact Details

Room: NW 806

Phone: 0121 204 5168 
Email:  j.obradovic-wochnik@aston.ac.uk

Education/Academic qualification

University College Birmingham

External positions

Visiting research fellow, Helsingin yliopisto

20 Aug 201520 Sep 2015

Harry and Helen Gray Reconciliation Fellow

1 Aug 201415 Sep 2014

External PhD Supervisor, University of Reading


Visiting Research Fellow, Helsingin yliopisto

1 Aug 20121 Sep 2012

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Research Output 2009 2019

Mapping the nexus between transitional justice and peacebuilding

Obradović-Wochnik, J. & Baker, C., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Handbook on Intervention and Statebuilding. Lemay-Hebert, N. (ed.). Edward Elgar

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
Southeastern Europe
Open Access
Southeastern Europe
living conditions


international relations

Activities 2009 2016

External Examiner Politics and IR, University of East London Summer School

Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (Examiner)
Jul 2016

Activity: Examination typesExamination

University Association for Contemporary European Studies (External organisation)

Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

International Studies Association's 57th Annual Convention

Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (Chair)
16 Mar 201629 Mar 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

International Peacekeeping (Journal)

Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (Peer reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

British International Studies Association Annual Conference

Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (Speaker)
15 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference