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Dr Rada Drezgić

Field of current research:

fertility, new reproductive technologies, gender, parenthood; bioethics, biopolitics; gender and religion


Field of Specialization:

cultural anthropology, ethnography, gender/feminist studies; the Balkans, South East Europe


Education and Academic Work Experience

2008 - present Assistant Professor of Cultural Sociology, Music Department, University of Arts in Belgrade

2004 - present Research Fellow, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade

1994-2003 Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Department of Slavic Language and Literature, Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh

1988 – 1993 Research and Administrative Assistant, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade

Publications

Books:

2012. Ekofeminizam: nova politička odgovornost. Beograd: Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju, (eds.). R. Drezgić, D. Duhaček, J. Vasiljević

2012. Bioetika. Beograd: Službeni glasnik, Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju, (eds.) V. Rakić, I. Mladanović, R. Drezgić

2012. Horizont bioetike: moral u doba tehničke reprodukcije života. Beograd: Službeni glasnik, Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju, (eds.) Rada Drezgić, Željko Radinković, Predrag Krstić

2010. “Bela kuga” među “Srbima”(“The White Plague” among the “Serbs”) . Beograd, Albatros plus, IFDT

Articles:

2012. „Neo-traditionalist constructions of nation and masculinity: the rule of patrilineage“, Genero, 16

2012 „Reproduktivne tehnologije i feministička etika“, u: Horizont bioetike: moral u doba

tehničke reprodukcije života, priredili: Rada Drezgić, Željko Radinković, Predrag Krstić, Službeni glasnik, Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju, pp. 68–87

2012 “Reproduction, Nation, and Masculinity: Serbia in the 1990s”, u: Christian Voss (ed.) Studies on Language and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe (SLCCEE) Kubon&Sagner,

2012. D. Popović, J. Vasiljević, R. Drezgić, Predgovor, u: R. Drezgić, D. Duhaček, J. Vasiljević (prir.), Ekofeminizam: nova politička odgovornost. Beograd: Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju, pp. 5-17

2012. „Kvalitativni pristupi u istrživanjima kulturne politike“, u Antropološka teorija i društvena praksa – na tragu istraživačkog iskustva Zagorke Golubović, IFDT (u pripremi)

2012. Temat: „Poboljšanje, Bioetička kontroverza“, Rada Drezgić (ur.), Filozfija i društvo, br. 2

2010. „Religion, Politics and Gender in the Context of nation-State Formation: the case of Serbia“. Third World Quarterly, 31, No. 6:955-971

2010. „Policies and Practices of Birth Control under the State Socialism“. The History of the Family, 15 (2), 191–205

2008. „Od planiranja porodice do populacione politike – promena vladajuće paradigme u srpskoj demografiji krajem 20. veka“. Filozofija i društvo, vol. 19, br. 3, 181-215

2008. “Gendered War, Gendered Peace: Violent Conflicts in the Balkans and its Consequences”

In: D. Pankhurst (ed.) Gendered Peace. Women’s Search for Post-war Justice and Reconciliation London, New York: Rouutledge (coauthored with: D. Žarkov and T. Đurić-Kuzmanović)

2005. „Feminističke nevolje s Balkanom“. Sociologija. Vol. XLVII No. 4, 289-306 (coauthored with D. Žarkov)

2005. Violent Conflicts in the Balkans: Impacts, Responses, Consequences.

UNRISD Policy Report on Gender and Development, co-authored with D. Žarkov, and T. Djurić-Kuzmanović

2004. “The Politics of Abortion and Contraception”. Sociologija. Vol. XLVI, No. 2, 9-114

2004. “From Social to National Issue: Abortion Debates in Serbia in the 1990s”.

Austrian Journal for Historical Studies, special volume: Re/Producing Body Politics. Vol.15, No. 1, 2004:115-125

2003. Kajmak i demokratija bez masnoća. In: D.Bjelić, O. Savić (eds.) Balkan kao metafora. Beograd: Beogradski krug, 495-517

2001. International Matchmaking: Ukrainian Brides for Serbian Men. Jovanović, M., Naumović, S. (eds). Womanhood and Manhood in South Eastern Europe. Historical Perspectives on Gender Relations in the 19th and 20th Century. Zur KundeSudosteuropas, Band II/, Udruženje za društvenu istoriju, Ideje 4, Belgrade-Graz.

2000. “Life History and Feminist Ethnography”. Sociologija, vol. XLII no.4 pp.647-666

2000. “Androginija”, “Difuzionizam”, “Egzogamija” “Endogamija”. M. Bogdanović et.al. Sociološki rečnik. Institut za sociologiju Filozfski fakultet, Univerzitet u Beogradu

1999. "Patrijarhalna društvena organizacija i (ne)tolerisanje žena.” In: B.Jakšić (ed.) Interkulturalnost i tolerancija, Filip Višnjić, Beograd

1999. "Demographic Nationalism in Gender Perspective." In S. Slapšak (ed.) Women's Discourses, War Discourses. ISH, Ljubljana

1997. "Demographic Nationalism in Historical Perspective",

Sociologija, vol. XXXIX No.2

1996. "(Pro)creating the Nation: The Politics of Reproduction in Post-Communist Yugoslavia." Filozofija i drustvo IX-X Beograd: Institut za filozofiju i društvenu teoriju

1993. "Women in Nationalist Struggles: The Case of Former Yugoslavia." Committee for Women in Asian Studies Newsletter, vol.11 No.3 1993

1988. "Animaciona funkcija biblioteka u Beogradu”. U: M. Dragićević-Šešić (ur.) Od knjige do čitaoca, Marksistički Centar, Beograd

1988. "Društveno-ekonomski položaj i politička moć mladih". U: A. Denda (ur.) Otvaranje Budućnosti, Istraživačko Izdavački Centar, SSO Srbije, Beograd

1986. "Novija Shvatanja o uporednom metodu u sociologiji i antropologiji". Sociologija, Vol. XXVIII 1-2

Presentations:

2012. “Feminist Perspectives on Bioethics”. Bioethics Education: Contents, Methods, Trends. UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, Tiberias, Israel, September 2-5.

2012. „Kvalitativni pristupi u istrživanjima kulturne politike“. Antropološka teorija i društvena praksa – na tragu istraživačkog iskustva Zagorke Golubović. Institut za Filzofiju i društvenu teoriju, Beograd, 27-28 april.

2011. “Reproduction, Masculinity and National Identity: Serbia in the 1990s”. Doing Gender, Doing the Balkans: Dynamics and Persistence of Gender Relations in South-East Europe. Humboldt-Universitet zu Berlin, 12-13 May, 2011

2009 „Religion, Politics and Gender in Serbia: The re-traditionalization of gender roles in the context of nation-state formation“. Conference: Religion, Politics and Gender Equality, UNRISD, Heinrich Boel Stifting, Berlin, Germany 4-5 Juni 2009.

2008. “My husband looks after me - Reproductive Decisions, Contraceptive Practices and Gender Hierarchy.” European Social History Conference 20008, Lisabon, Portugal februar-mart

2008 „Policies and Practices of Birth Control in Serbia“. Workshop: The Practice of Birth Control and Historical Fertility Change, Umea University, Sweden, April

2008 „Religion, Politics and gender Equality in Serbia“. UNRISD Metodologies Workshop: „Religion, Politics and Gender Equality“ Istanbul, Turkey 14 - 15 May

2004 “Feminist Trouble with the Balkans”. Prva balkanska rodna konferencija. Medjunarodni forum Bosna, Sarajevo, 2-4 novembar

2002a “Re-masculinziation of Modernity: Serbian Nationalism in the 1980”. American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, New Orleans, USA, November 20-24

2002b “Gender, Nation and Abortion Politics: The Case of Serbia”. American Association of the Advancement of Slavic Studies Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, USA, November 21-24

2000. “Some Popular Responses to the Current Political Situation in Serbia”. Conference:

South Slavic Neighbors in Southeastern Europe. Center for Russian and east European Studies, University of Pittsburgh and Faculty of Philosophy, University of Banja Luka, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, June 2-4

1999. “Gender, Nation, Reproduction: Post-Socialist Changes in the Former Yugoslavia”

Woodrow Wilson Junior Scholars’ Training Seminar, Wye River, USA, August 13-16

1998. "Demographic Nationalism in Serbia". American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings. Philadelphia, USA, December 2-6

1998. "Gender, Nation and New Reproductive Ideologies in Serbia". Conference: "Women's Studies in the Countries of Transition." Center for Women’s Studies, Belgrade & Network Women's Program OSI. Belgrade, Yugoslavia, September 7-12

1998. "Gender In/tolerance and the Patriarchal Social Organization". Conference: "Multiculturalism and Tolerance", Belgrade, Yugoslavia, May 15-18

1997. "Discourses on War, Nation and Procreation in Serbia". Conference: "Gender Discourses, War Discourses", ISH, Ljubljana, Slovenia, December 3-6

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