Jovana Vukcevic is currently a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in the urbanHIST programme, working in Spain, France, Slovakia and Italy on the topi...
Jovana Vukcevic is currently a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in the urbanHIST programme, working in Spain, France, Slovakia and Italy on the topic of institutionalization and commodification of contested memories in Europe. Her other experiences include the positions of teaching assistant at the University of Montenegro, researcher at the Leipzig Graduate School Global and Area studies, start-up scholar at the Bielefeld University and ZEIT Stiftung’s pre-doctoral fellow. She obtained her Erasmus Mundus Master degree from Charles University of Prague and EHESS Paris in the field of European studies, defending with honours her thesis “Commodification of the collective memory: Yugonostalgia as a marketing strategy”. She also holds BA in Economics from University of Montenegro and MA in Management from University of Nice. She presented her research papers at academic conferences in Berlin, Dakar, Dublin, Paris, Florence, Budapest, Warsaw, etc. and participated in number of European trainings and programs in the field of academia, youth development and media. She is part of several European projects and networks and active member of number of professional and scientific associations. Other than her research activities, Jovana is very active in the field of modernization of higher education in the Western Balkans, as a regional representative of the Western Balkans Alumni Association since its establishment. She is fluent in English, French and Italian and has a working knowledge of Czech, Spanish and German.