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Fakultet bezbednosti

Dr Vladimir N. Cvetković

 

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Dr Vladimir N. Cvetković (Belgrade, 1961)
Full professor of Sociology and Sociology of politics

vcvetkovic@fb.bg.ac.rs

Academic rank and courses:

  • full professor
  • Courses: Sociology and Sociology of Politics (undergraduate studies); Contemporary Theories of State and Security (master's degree studies); Studies of Modernity - Security Aspects (doctoral degree studies)

Education:

  • Attended elementary school in Novi Sad and completed his secondary education at Karlovačka gimnazija (1980).
  • Graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad (1985).
  • Obtained an MA at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade by defending the thesis "Problem ličnosti u delu ranog Lukača /1900-1929/ (The Problem of Personality in the Early Works of Lukács /1900-1929)" (1989).
  • Obtained a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade by defending the thesis "Građanski individuum i utopija umnog društva (The Civic Individuum and the Utopia of the Cognizant Society)" (1990).
  • Earned a doctoral degree in philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad by defending the thesis "Istorijski kontekst i politička dimenzija filozofskog znanja (The Historical Context and Political Dimension of Philosophic Knowledge)" (2001).

 

Academic Career:

  • Joined the staff of the Faculty of Civil Defence in 1986 as an instructor of Marxism, Sociology, and Introduction to Philosophy with Ethics.
  • Appointed assistant professor (1992) and later associate professor (1996) of Sociology. Attained the rank of full professor in 2001.
  • Held the position of research fellow and senior research fellow at the Institute for Political Studies in Belgrade (1994-1996).
  • Appointed assistant professor of Philosophy at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade (1994-1999). Taught History of Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad from 1996 to 2004 as a visiting professor.
  • Appointed research advisor at the Institute of Philosophy and Social Theory of the University of Belgrade in 2002.
  • Dean of the Faculty of Security Studies from 2004 to 2012.

 

Academic and research projects:

  • Konstituisanje Srbije kao moderne pravne države i Politički život i političke institucije u Srbiji na prelazu iz XX u XXI vek (Institute of Political Studies in Belgrade);
  • Tendencije migracionih kretanja izbeglica u Srbiji (psiho-socijani faktori) (RSS, Praha);
  • Izgradnja pravne i decentralizovane države u multikulturnom društvu (University of Freiburg and Institute of European Studies in Belgrade);
  • Nacionalni identitet i rekonstrukcija institucija u Srbiji - javno mnjenje, obrazovanje, mediji (Institute of Philosophy and Social Theory in Belgrade)
  • Konflikti i krize: saradnja i razvoj u Srbiji i regionu u 19. i 20. veku (Institute of Contemporary History in Belgrade)

 

Professional Experience:

  • Editor-in-chief of the interdisciplinary journal of political theory (Nova) Srpska politička misao (1994 - 1999);
  • Editor of the academic series Studije bezbednosti since 2007;
  • Member of the National Broadcasting Agency (RRA) - an independent regulatory body for electronic media in Serbia (elected twice by two different compositions of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia 2004-2011);
  • Member of the Philosophical Society of Serbia and the Sociological Association of Serbia.

 

Areas of interest:

  • Sociology and sociology of politics; the history of philosophy and political philosophy; security studies.

 

Publications (books and monographs):

  • Sociologija. Moderna refleksija istorijskog zbivanja (1994);
  • Volja za novo. O genealogiji modernosti (1995; 2007).
  • Strah i poniženje. Jugoslovenski rat i izbeglice u Srbiji 1991-1997 (1998);
  • Fear and Humiliation (1999),
  •  Polis i filozofija. Antička filozofija i njen istorijsko-politički horizont (2000),
  • Mudrost i moć. O političkoj dimenziji filozofije (2001).

Edited collections (editor/co-editor):

  • Univerzitet u Srbiji (1999),
  • (Re)konstrukcija institucija (2002),
  •  Rizik, moć, zaštita. Uvođenje u nauke bezbednosti (2010),
  • The Balkans and the Middle East: Are They Mirroring Each Other? (2012)
  • Srpska vojska - nekad i sad (Sava Grujić: Vojna organizacija Srbije sa kritičkim pregledom vojne organizacije starih i novih naroda, 1874) (2014)

 

Textbooks and reference books:

  • Filozofija za gimnazije i srednje škole - co-author (2001; 2003; 2007; 2010; 2012; 2014),
  • Filozofska hrestomatija - co-author (2003).
  • Sociologija. Osnovni pojmovi, pristupi, problemi (2005; 2009; 2015).

 

Selected papers:

  • Oblikovanje i smisao nauka bezbednosti (u: Rizik, moć, zaštita - uvođenje u nauke bezbednosti), Službeni glasnik i Fakultet bezbednosti, Beograd 2010.
  • Global guerrilla - religious partisan's, in: Guerrilla in the Balkans, University Meiji, Institute for Disarmament and Peace Studies, Tokio, Institute of Contemporary History, Belgrade, Faculty of Security Studies, Belgrade 2007. p. 311-326.
  • Dobro, država, duša, (Predgovor za Platon: Država), Dereta, Beograd 2005, str. I-XXI
  • Snova v načale; Partiйnaя borъba i SMI v Serbii (Serbiя o sebe), Izdatelьstvo Evropa, Moskva 2005, str. 309 -320, str. 321-326.
  • Politika i najviše dobro (Fragmenti o nestanku političkog smisla), Filozofski godišnjak, Filozofski fakultet, Banja Luka 2004.
  • Intelektualci: tradicija raskola, Zbornik: Tradicija, IFDT, Beograd 2003.
  • Istorija i moderna destrukcija znanja, Zbornik: Filozosko-književna škola, Kruševac 2003.
  • Institucije, država, identitet, Zbornik: (Re)konstrukcija institucija, IFDT, Beograd 2002.
  • Refugees in Serbia and Montenegro (The Labirints of the Crisis), Institut du Federalisme Frioburg, Suisse, Bale - Geneve - Munich 2001. pp. 527-550
  • Vera i pokornost (Hrišćanska mudrost Aurelija Avgustina), Zbornik Matice srpske za društvene nauke, Novi Sad 2000.
  • Znanje i moć (Antička i moderna perpsektiva), Filozofija i društvo XVII/2000, IFDT, Beograd, str. 9-34.
  • Modernost i "srpski tradicionalizam", Sociološki pregled, XXXIV/3-4, Beograd, 2000, str. 147-158.
  • Kraj filozofije i iščezavanje Evrope, Zbornik: Filozofija na razmeđu milenijuma: retrospektive i perspektive, Srpsko filozofsko društvo, Sremski Karlovci-Beograd 2000.
  • Real-liberalizam (ili nove globalne i lokalne tiranide), Sociološki pregled, Beograd, 1-2/1999, str. 73-88.
  • Politika univerziteta, Nova srpska politička misao, posebno izdanje "Univerzitet u Srbiji", Beograd 1998, str. 49-56.
  • Moderna Srbija: potraga za identitetom, Sociološki pregled, Beograd 1/1997, str. 1-23.
  • Self-cognition and Political Projection, Serbian Studies, Washington 1/1997.
  • Metafizika i smisao istorije (O ravnodušnosti Apsoluta i prevladavanju ništavila), Zbornik: Tragično i apsurdno u istoriji, Filozofsko društvo Srbije, Beograd - Sremski Karlovci 1997.
  • Dekart i politika zdravog razuma, Zbornik: 400 godina kartezijanske misli - Matica srpska, Novi Sad 1997.
  • Sreća i politika, Zbornik: Sreća i stvaranje, Filozofski fakultet, Novi Sad 1997, str. 147-173.
  • Dekartova moralna filozofija, Theoria, Beograd, 4/1996, str. 155-172.
  • Europe and Serbia: The Tempations of Modernization, Serbian Political Thought, Beograd 1/1996, p. 1-15.
  • O zloupotrebi slobode (Kantov utopijski pathos), Theoria, Beograd, 1/1994,s. 51-66.
  • Usud modernosti (Srbija i modernitet), Zbornik: Srbija u modernizacijskim procesima 20. veka, Institut za noviju istoriju Srbije, Beograd 1994, str. 59-68.
  • Hegelova reforma religioznosti i države u svetlu ranog utopijskog izazova, Theoria, Beograd, 3/1992, str. 67-80.
  • Renesansa: lutanje novih ideala i njihovo naličje (Osvit modernog doba u očima "nove istorije"), Zbornik Matice srpske za društvene nauke, Novi Sad, 91/92, str.19-32.
  • Drama individualizma, Filozofska istraživanja, Zagreb, 2/1990, str. 521-532.
  • Ličnost i individuum (modusi ideološke egzistencije), Dijalog, Sarajevo 2/1989, s.43-50.
  • Zaključani um i utopija (osam teza o samoodržavanju i samoprevazilaženju), Polja, Novi Sad, 350/1988.
  • Ideologija i ljudska priroda (u potrazi za onim čega /još/ nema), Zbornik Matice srpske za društvene nauke, Novi Sad, 83/1987, str. 101-110.
  • O krizi društvenih nauka, Ideje, Beograd 4/1987.

 

Awards:

The 2006 winner of Svetosavska nagrada [Saint Sava Award] of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Serbia.