Interview for the Croatian Journal

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Recent interview on war and violence I gave to the Croatian Sociological Journal ‘Diskrepancija’:


Upcoming Publications on Violence

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The following publications are already available on  and

  1. S. Malesevic (2017) The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (out in March):
  2. S. Malesevic (2017) The Organisation of Military Violence in the 21st Century. Organization. (in press);
  3. S. Malesevic and S. Scriver (2017) War and Warlordism. In Bryan S. Turner (ed) Encyclopaedia of Social Theory. London: Routledge/Wiley (in press);

Upcoming Talks – Spring 2017

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  • ‘Nationalism and the Sociology of the Long Run’, Anthony D. Smith and the Future of Nationalism conference, London School of Economics, 28-29 March, 2017 (invited keynote speaker);
  • ‘Below Ethnicity: Cultural Difference and Solidarity on the Frontline’; Boundary Matters: Interdisciplinary Engagements with Ethnic Difference conference, Princeton University, 21-22 April, 2017; (invited speaker);
  • ‘From Sacrifice to Prestige: Serbian and Croatian National Memories in the
    Longue Durée’ Divided Societies Seminar: Memory Wars. Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia (8-14 May, 2017) (invited speaker);
  • Political Violence, Ideology and Organisational Power, Oxford University, 18 May (invited speaker);

Hamburg Workshop on Violent State Making, 6-7 December 2016

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I will give a paper ‘Statehood and Civil War through Time’ at the workshop ‘Violence and Control in Civil Wars: Violent State Making’ at the Social Science Institute in Hamburg, 6-7 December 2016.

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Copenhagen Subjectivities Workshop

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I presented a paper ‘Globalisation and Nationalist Subjectivities’ at the workshop ‘Modern Subjectivities and World Society’ in Copenhagen 30/9- 2/10/ 2016.