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    • United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    Peacebuilding, transitional justice, post-conflict and post-Communist transitions.

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    Personal profile


    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 

    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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    Serbia Social Sciences
    Southeastern Europe Social Sciences
    Kosovo Social Sciences
    EU Social Sciences
    war crime Social Sciences
    justice Social Sciences
    refugee Social Sciences
    coming to terms with the past Social Sciences

    Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

    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

    The everyday at the border: Examining visual, material and spatial intersections of international politics along the ‘Balkan Route’

    Obradović-Wochnik, J. & Bird, G., 7 Nov 2019, In : Cooperation and Conflict .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    visual material
    International Politics
    Southeastern Europe
    state authority


    international relations

    Activities 2009 2016

    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

    University Association for Contemporary European Studies (External organisation)

    Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (Member)

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

    Picturing Post-Conflict Justice

    Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (Speaker)
    3 Sep 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk