Our Team

Dr. Orli Fridman

Director
 
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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).

Aleksandar Škundrić

Project Coordinator | Summer School Coordinator

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Aleksandar Škundrić joined the CFCCS team in 2010 and currently holds the position of the projects coordinator. Aleksandar worked on numerous projects with human rights and minority rights organizations from Serbia and abroad. In 2007 he participated in a fellowship program in New York City with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). In 2010 he was a member of a team that worked on the preparation of a scientific-research project proposal titled “Gender Equality and Culture of the Citizens Status: historical and theoretical foundations in Serbia” for the Faculty of Political Science, Belgrade.  Aleksandar is also a program assistant at the SIT Study Abroad Program in the Balkans and program coordinator of the DukeEngage Serbia program.

Danica Popović

Social Media Administrator

Danica popovicDanica Popović obtained her MA British Studies from Humboldt University of Berlin, and her thesis was a comparative analysis of the conflicts and peace processes in Northern Ireland and Kosovo. She has previously worked with the Political Studies Association in London where she helped manage social media accounts. As she holds a BA in Creative Writing, she also has experience in freelance journalism. 

Snežana Škundrić

Art Director

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Snežana Škundrić joined the CFCCS team in 2008 as the Art Director. Snežana's expertise in graphic design come from more than 15 years of work experience in design of brand identity, layouts and promotional materials. Snežana has been working on various projects for academic institutions, non-profit organizations and corporate groups, in Europe and in the USA. Her proficiency is in graphic design and branding, and she also has years of experience in online marketing, digital photography, social networks marketing and video production.

Luna Đorđević

Summer School and Research Assistant

lunaLuna Đorđević was born in 1986 in Belgrade, where she currently lives and works. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science in 2011 (Department for Journalism) and obtained her MA in 2014 at the same faculty (Department for Political Theory). During the course of her studies her main fields of interest were political theory, political history and theory of nonviolent action. She has been working as a freelance translator for several years, mainly for NGOs.

Biljana Vučinić

Web Administrator

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Biljana Vucinic joined the CFCCS team at 2015 as the Web Administrator. She is holding an BA of School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade. Biljana brings extensive experience in programing and IT administration. In this capacity she works with various clients, from corporations, small business companies, academic institutions, non-profit organizations and artists.

 

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