[New Book] Im Namen der Nation. Der politische Aufwertungsprozess der Muslime im sozialistischen Jugoslawien (1956-1971)

Dear all,

I am pleased to announce the publication of my book:

Lucic, Iva: Im Namen der Nation. Der politische Aufwertungsprozess der Muslime im sozialistischen Jugoslawien (1956-1971). 2016. 335p. (Studia Historica Upsaliensia, Bd. 256).
ISBN 978-91-554-9547-3
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About the book (in German):

Als im Jahr 1945 das sozialistische Jugoslawien gegr¸ndet wurde, ging die Kommunistische Partei Jugoslawiens davon aus, dass die Muslime als “national unbestimmte” Gruppe sich im Laufe der Zeit als Serben oder Kroaten national deklarieren w¸rden.… Read the rest

[New Book] The Cultural Life of Capitalism in Yugoslavia

The Cultural Life of Capitalism in Yugoslavia: (Post)Socialism and Its Other

Editors: Jelaca, Dijana, Kolanović, Maša, Lugarić, Danijela (Eds.)

  • Examines the complex and transformative nature of cultural forms that perpetually challenge the capitalism vs. socialism binary in provocative ways that extend beyond the case of Yugoslavia;
  • Brings together leading scholars and emerging stars in the field across disciplines to offer a truly multidisciplinary approach to the experience and legacy of post-socialist issues and culture via a unified theoretical framework
  • Provides insight to the intricacies of Yugoslavia’s arguably unorthodox form of socialism

Link to the publisher

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[New Book] European Community – Yugoslav Relations

Official relations between the then European Community and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia were established in 1968. The two decades that followed were a period of great uncertainty, culminating in the late 1980s, with many Community officials being quite sceptical about the future of the Yugoslav federation. The Community’s decision in early 1992 to recognize Slovenia and Croatia as independent states, leading to the disintegration of Yugoslavia, has inspired numerous diametrically opposed explanations of policy choices, often raising as many questions as they answer.… Read the rest