Interview for Al Jazeera Balkans

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I gave an interview on collective trauma and nationalism to Al Jazeera Balkans during my visit to Sarajevo (published 24/7/2016):


Dublin Review of Books Essay on Nationalisms

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My Essay ‘Small is Beautiful’, comparing Irish and Balkan 19th and 20th century nationalisms, was published in the July 2016 issue of Dublin Review of Books:

Upcoming Lecture in Sarajevo

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I will deliver a keynote lecture ‘Nationalism, Collective Trauma and Historical Sociology’ at the conference ‘Trauma, Memory and Healing in the Balkans and Beyond’ 12 July in Sarajevo:

Conference report:

New Edition of ‘Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State’

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Routledge has just published a paperback edition of my 2002 book ‘Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State: Yugoslavia, Serbia and Croatia’:

Japanese Review of my Books

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Just published joint review of my books ‘Nation-States and Nationalisms’ and ‘The Sociology of War and Violence’ in Japanese journal  大阪経大論集 66 ( 6 )  , pp.75 – 78 , 2016-03-31.

New book on Violence in 2017

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I’ve finished the manuscript of my new book which is coming out in January 2017…more information to follow…

S. Malesevic (2017) The Rise of Organised Brutality: Towards a Historical Sociology of Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (in press).


EUI, Florence Seminars in May

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I will deliver two seminars on ideology at the European University Institute in Florence on 23 and 24 May, 2016. More Information available here: