Dr. Orli Fridman is an associate professor at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University where she heads the Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS). She also is the academic director of the School for International Training (SIT) study abroad program in the Balkans (Peace and Conflict Studies in Serbia, Bosnia and Kosovo).
Her interdisciplinary research focuses on Post-Conflict Transformation, Memory Politics and digital memory activism. She is currently working on a book on Memory Activism in Serbia. Her recent research projects focused on Kosovo-Serbia relations and practices of everyday peacebuilding.
Since 1994, Dr. Fridman has been involved in political education. She was trained as a facilitator for groups in conflict and worked with groups from Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, and the successor states of the former Yugoslavia.Her most recent publications include: ""Too Young to Remember Determined Not to Forget" Memory Activists Engaging with Returning ICTY Convicts" (International Criminal Justice Review, 2018); "Protiv Nenormalnog: An analysis of the #protivdiktature Protests in the Context of Memory Politics of the 1990s in Serbia" (Contemporary Southeastern Europe, 2017); ”Alternative Calendars and Memory Work in Serbia: Anti-War Activism after Milošević” (Memory Studies, 2015); Unstructured Daily Encounters: Serbs in Kosovo after the 2008 Declaration of Independence" (Contemporary Southeastern Europe, 2015); “Structured Encounters in Post-Conflict/Post-Yugoslav Days: Visiting Belgrade and Prishtina” (Civil Society and Transitional Justice in the Balkans, 2013).