Research

Leading Role

2020–2023 Contexts of extremism in MENA and Balkan societies – CONNEKT. [Horizon 2020 – Research and innovative action on drivers and contexts of violent extremism in the broader MENA region and the Balkans]. Role: lead contact person at the University of Sarajevo, leader of WP3 for the project, and lead researcher for WP3 in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2018 Alternatives to Consociationalism? Managing Group Conflict Through Power-Sharing Within Political Parties. [Comparative research in Singapore and Malaysia funded by the Open Society Foundations (OSF)]. Role: grant-holder and lead researcher.

2015–2016 Governing the Floods. [Research project on institutional responses to crisis. Funded through the Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP) by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and University of Fribourg]. Role: grant-holder and lead researcher for BiH.

2014–2016 Balkan Electoral Comparative Study. [Research project on electoral systems in the Balkans with the University of Belgrade, CeMI Podgorica, KIPRED Pristina and researchers from BiH. Funded through RRPP by SDC and University of Fribourg]. Role: co-applicant and researcher for BiH.

Participating Role

2019–2023 European Non-Territorial Autonomy Network [COST Action CA18114]. Role: Management Committee member (BiH).

2018–2022 Constitution-making and deliberative democracy [COST Action CA17135]. Role: Management Committee member (BiH).

2018–2021 Active citizenship: promoting and advancing innovative democratic practices in the Western Balkans. [Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Activities network project led by the University of Belgrade, with University of Graz, University of Turin, University of Skopje]. Role: University of Sarajevo team member and researcher for BiH.

2016–2020 Professionalization and Social Impact of European Political Science [COST Action CA15207]. Role: Management Committee member (BiH).

2017–2018 Youth Studies Southeast Europe. [A region-wide study on attitudes and expectations of youth in the region funded by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung]. Role: researcher for BiH and author of two chapters on politics and on trust and values.

2011–2016 Justice and Security Research Programme. [Research consortium led by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and funded by DFID-UK]. Role: associate researcher for Uganda.

2014–2015 Mladi u BiH (Youth Study BiH). [The BiH chapter—led by the University of Sarajevo—of a comparative research project of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung focusing on Eastern Europe]. Role: country researcher for BiH.

2012–2013 Ethnic Quotas and Representation of Minorities in Local Politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina. [Research project of the University of Zurich, Zentrum für Demokratie Aarau, and Analitika Sarajevo. Funded through SCOPES by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)]. Role: associate researcher.

2010–2012 Exiting conflict: Building legitimate outcomes in international peace operations. [Research project of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and LSE]. Role: researcher in BiH. <LINK-PDF>