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Srdjan Radovic

Srđаn Rаdović

e-mail: srdjan.radovic@ei.sanu.ac.rs

Srdjan Radović (1976, Podgorica), PhD in socio-cultural anthropology, and research associate of the Institute of Ethnography of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA). He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade (Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Belgrade University) in 2002, became M. Phil. in 2007, and PhD in 2012 (all in socio-cultural anthropology from the same faculty). He has been a research fellow of the Serbian Ministry of Science since 2005, and in 2008 he became a research assistant of the Institute of Ethnography SASA (research associate in 2013). He took part in three basic-research projects of his home institution, and in three international projects pursued in collaboration between the Institute of Ethnography and partner institutes from Slovenia and Bulgaria - since 2011 he's been engaged on Institute's fundamental research project Cultural Heritage and Identity. He published three books and many papers, reviews and translations. He edited one themed volume, participated in dozen scientific conferences, is a member of the editorial boards of Glasnik Etnografskog instituta SANU, Glasnik Etnografskog muzeja and Etnoantropološke sveske scientific journals, and of the IBIS scientific internet library, lectures at several academic and educational institutions in Serbia and abroad, co-organized several conferences and so on. Radović was a visiting scholar in Germany (2014) and Latvia (2015), and he pursues fieldwork in several countries of former Yugoslavia. He is a member of associations ICOM, InASEA and EADS. His research is focused on issues of politics of identity, memory and public space.


Selected bibliography

Books and edited volumes:


Slike Evrope: Istraživanje predstava o Evropi i Srbiji na početku XXI veka. Beograd: Etnografski institut SANU, 2009. 173 pp. (Posebna izdanja – Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti: Etnografski institut – knjiga 67)
ISBN 978-86-7587-055-5.


Grad kao tekst. Beograd: Biblioteka XX vek, 2013. 356 str. (Biblioteka XX vek – knjiga 213)
ISBN 978-86-7562-117-1

Cultural Permeations: Anthropological Perspectives. Srdjan Radović (editor). Belgrade: Institute of Ethnography SASA, 2013. 250 pp. (Collection of Papers of the Institute of Ethnography SASA – volume 28)
ISBN 978-86-7587-071-5


Beogradski odonimi. Beograd: Etnografski institut SANU, 2014. 185 str. (Posebna izdanja – Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti: Etnografski institut – knjiga 81)
ISBN 978-86-7587-075-3.

Published papers:


Virtuelni etnografski muzeji: Predvorje muzeja i uvod u narodnu kulturu // Glasnik Etnografskog muzeja (Beograd) - ISSN 0350-0322 – Knj. 70 (2006), pp. 43-59.

Predstave beogradskih srednjoškolaca o Evropi //Antropologija (Beograd) - Br. 1 (2006), pp. 61-73.


Globalizacija identiteta u zakasneloj tranziciji: predstave o Evropi i Srbiji među studentima u Beogradu // Glasnik Etnografskog instituta SANU (Beograd) - ISSN 0350-0861 – Knj. 55, sv. 1 (2007), pp. 45-59.

Evropa kao politički simbol u izgradnji identiteta postsocijalističkog društva //Antropologija (Beograd) - Br. 4 (2007), pp. 48-61.


Okcidentalizam u Srbiji: pojedine karakteristike kulturne konceptualizacije u periodu tranzicije //Kulturne paralele: svakodnevna kultura u postsocijalističkom periodu / urednica Zorica Divac. Beograd: Etnografski institut SANU, 2008. Pp. 69-83. – (Zbornik Etnografskog instituta 25).
ISBN 978-86-7587-047-0

From Center to Periphery and Vice Versa: The Politics of Toponyms in Transitional Capital //Glasnik Etnografskog instituta SANU (Beograd) - ISSN 0350-0861 – Knj. 56, sv. 2 (2008), pp. 53-74.


На путу братства и јединства: идеолошка конструкција и разградња јавних простора //Общества – Трансформации – Култури: Постсоциалистическата всекидневна култура в България и Сърбия / ур. Ана Лулева, Иванка Петрова, Радост Иванова, Станка Јанева. София: Етнографски институт с музей-БАН, 2009. Стр. 35-46.
ISBN 978-954-8458-37-5

Градски простори од места до неместа и vice versa: случај београдског Старог сајмишта //Спомен места - историја – сећања / уредница Александра Павићевић. Београд: Етнографски институт САНУ, 2009. Стр. 145-160. – (Зборник Етнографског института 29).
ISBN 978-86-7587-053-1


Juče na Balkanu, danas u vašem stanu. Nekolika zapažanja o neofolk muzici među publikom u Sloveniji // Traditiones (Ljubljana) - ISSN 0352-0447 – Let. 39, št. 2 (2010), pp. 123-135.

Divide et appelle: разделените градове и тяхното символно потавяне на картата. // Bulgarian Ethnology (Sofia) -  ISSN 1310-5213 - year 36 vol. 1-2 (2010), pp. 62-76.


History, Memory and Representations of Jajce's Heritage – a Biography of a Town Revisited // Ethnologia Balkanica (Berlin-Zuerich) - ISSN 1111-0411 – vol. 15 (2011), pp. 143-158.


Memory Culture and Urban Reconstruction: The Case of Staro Sajmište in Belgrade // Transitional Justice: Images and Memories / ed. Christje Brants, Antoine Hol, Dina Siegel. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2013. Pp. 87-104. – (Advances in Criminology Series).
ISBN 9780754675860

Öffentlicher Raum und fragmentierte Erinnerung. Politik und Gegenpolitik der Straßennamenänderung im ehemaligen Jugoslawien // Berliner Debatte Initial (Berlin) - ISSN 0863-4564 – Jahr 24, heft 2 (2013), pp. 59-68.

Nazwy ulic jako przypomnienie przeszłości: marginalizacja pamięci o komunizmie w przestrzeni publicznej miast postjugosłowiańskich // Komunizm na peryferiach - Rubieże ideologii i rzeczywistości społecznej / red. Magdalena Bogusławska, Zuzanna Grębecka. Warszawa – Kraków: Libron, 2013. Pp. 223-246.
ISBN 978-83-64275-32-6


Politike simbola na gradskim ulicama: obrasci preimenovanja javnih prostora u postjugoslovenskim zemljama // Narodna umjetnost (Zagreb) - ISSN 0547-2504 – vol. 51, no. 2 (2014), pp. 117-132.

Pop (post)socijalizam: crtice o konstrukciji i muzealizaciji jugoslovenskog socijalističkog nasleđa u najnovije doba // Dni na nasledstvoto2013/Heritage Days 2013 / ed. Lozanka Peycheva. Sofia: Balgarska akademiya na naukite: Institut za etnologiya i folkloristika s Etnografski muzey – Akademichesko izadetlstvo „Prof. Marin Drinov“, 2014. Pp. 148-158.
ISBN 978-954-322-808-9,

Conference attendances:


South by Southeast: Inquiries into Identity Shift in Relation to Europe // Еxperiencing diversity and mutuality: book of abstracts - 10th Biennial EASA Conference, Ljubljana, 26 to 29 August 2008 / Еditors Andreja Mesarič, Jaka Repič and Alenka Bartulović. Ljubljana: Faculty of Arts, Department of ethnology and cultural anthropology, 2008. P. 49.
ISBN 978-961-237-247-7

Братство и единство –емблематично понятие за социалистическа Югославия и неговото пространствено въвеждание и премахване // Общества – Трансфоермации – Култури: Постсоциалистическата всекидневна култура в България и Сърбия, 6. сръбско-българска конференция/Резюмета. Варна: Етнографски институт с музей-БАН - Етнографски музей Варна, 2008. Стр. 7.

Старо Сајмиште од свратишта до стратишта и vice versa // Спомен места – историја – сећања: 74. Вуков сабор - Научна конференција са међународним учешћем – књига апстраката / уредница Дајана Ђедовић. Лозница - Београд: Етнографски институт САНУ – Центар за културу „Вук Караџић“, 2008. Стр. 14.
ISBN 978-86-84195-16-8


Politics of Space and Memory in Serbia or: How One Learns to Stop Worrying about the Camp and Love the Mall // The Eleventh Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality: Memory Politics: Education, Memorials and Mass Media (Berlin, October 21 – 26, 2009).

Perceptions of Euro-Integration and Globalization among Serbian Students // Fifth International Conference Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations (Moscow, June 23 – 26, 2009), Abstracts / editors Dimitri M. Bondarenko, Oleg I. Kavykin. Moscow: Institute for African Studies of the RAS, 2009. P. 214. – (The “Civilizational Dimension” Series vol. 15).


Reclaiming by Renaming: Performative Counter-Memory in Belgrade’s Public Space // International Conference Performances of the Memory in the Arts - Book of abstracts. Nijmegen: Radboud University Nijmegen, 2010. P. 52.

 “Turbine of Globalization” vs. “The Balkans As It Once Was”: Notions on Europe and Serbia amid Post-Socialist Transformation // Social, Political and Economic Change in the Western Balkans – Second RRPP Annual Scientific Conference (Durres 25-27 June 2010).


What's in A Name? Politics and Counter-Politics of (Re)Naming Belgrade's Streets in 2000s // People make places – Ways of feeling the world: SIEF 10th International Congress. Lisboa: Centro em rede de investigacao em antropologia, 2011. P. 110.

(Un)Changed Biography of A Town: History, Memory and Usage of Jaje's Heritage // 6th InASEA Conference: Southeast European (Post)Modernities (Book of abstracts). Regensburg: InASEA – University of Regensbrg – Suedost Institut, 2011. P. 81.

Memory and Heritage of Tito in Public Spaces of Former Yugoslavia: From Historic Upset to Contemporary Revival // Twenty Years Later (1991-2011): The Reshaping of Space and Identity (Moscow, 29 September – 1 October 2011).


Re-Creation of Memories in Former Yugoslavia: Heritage and Nostalgia in Two Museums // 9th International Conference „Crossroads in Cultural Studies“ (Paris, July 2-5 2012), Book of abstracts. Paris: ACS, 2012. P. 167.

What to Do with Socialist Heritage? Memory, Nostalgia and Museum Practices in Recent Years // Изследване на културното наследство – състояние, резултати, перспективи (София 11-12. новембар 2013)., София:  ИЕФЕМ, 2013. Стр. 25-26.

(Re)konstrukcija (jugo)socijalističke svakodnevice u recentnoj izložbenoj praksi // Drugi međunarodni znanstveni skup Socijalizam na klupi – Socijalizam: izgradnja i razgradnja - Knjiga sažetaka. Pula: Sveučilište Jurja Dobrile, 2015. P. 66.
ISBN 978-953-7320-09-6


Scientific critiques and reviews:


Pogled insajdera na savremenu srpsku muzeologiju i muzejsku praksu: Muzeji u Srbiji – započeto putovanje // Etnoantropološki problemi n. s. (Beograd) - ISSN 0353-1589 - God. 4, sv. 1 (2009), pp. 235-238.

Kontinuirano istraživanje zajednice Srba u Mađarskoj Mladene Prelić // Antropologija (Beograd) - ISSN 1452-7243 – Br. 7 (2009), pp. 161-162.

Sadašnji trenutak muzeja i muzeologije u Srbiji u analizi Ljiljane Gavrilović // Etnoantropološki problemi n. s.(Beograd) - ISSN 0353-1589 - God. 4, sv. 3 (2009), pp. 241-242.


Najnoviji doprinos izučavanju antropologije Evropske Unije u srpskoj etnologiji/antropologiji // Antropologija (Beograd) - ISSN 1452-7243 – Br. 2/10 (2010), pp. 144-147.


Nova kritika balkanističkog diskursa u hrvatskoj etnologiji / kulturnoj antropologiji // Glasnik Etnografskog instituta SANU (Beograd) - ISSN 0350-0861 – Br. 62/2 (2014), pp. 289-292.

Etnoantropološko istraživanje savremenog nacionalnog identiteta. Crna Gora nakon Jugoslavije – dinamika identiteta // Glasnik Etnografskog instituta SANU (Beograd) - ISSN 0350-0861 – Br. 62/2 (2014), pp. 297-301.



Kliford Gerc. Upotrebe različitosti / translation Srđan Radović // Kultura (Beograd) - ISSN 0023-5164 – Br. 118-119 (2007), pp. 87-107.