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Jelena Subotic

Jelena  Subotic Jelena Subotic is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Georgia State University. She is the author of Hijacked Justice: Dealing with the Past in the Balkans (Cornell University Press, 2009), which examined ways in which political elites in the Western Balkans used institutions of post-conflict justice for local political purposes in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars. The book has been translated and published in Serbia in 2010. Jelena’s research on human rights, post-conflict reconciliation, identity politics, Europeanization and the Balkans has been published in a number of academic and public policy journals. She is a frequent commentator on war crimes and the politics of the Balkans for CNN, BBC, and other international outlets.

 

 

Selected Publications

 

  • Hijacked Justice: Dealing with the Past in the Balkans (Cornell University Press, 2009).
  • “Legitimacy, Scope, and Competing Claims on the ICTY: In the Aftermath of Gotovina, Haradinaj and Perisic.” Journal of Human Rights, forthcoming, 13, no. 1, 2014.
  • “Remembrance, Public Narratives, and Obstacles to Justice in the Western Balkans.” Studies in Social Justice, 7, no. 2, 2013, 265-283.
  • “The Past Is Not Yet Over: Remembrance, Justice and Security Community in the Western Balkans.” Journal of Regional Security, 7, no. 2, 2013, 109-117.
  • “Stories States Tell: Identity, Narrative, and Human Rights in the Balkans.” Slavic Review, 72, no. 2, 306-326.
  • “Cultural Intimacy in International Relations” (with Ayse Zarakol). European Journal of International Relations, forthcoming.
  • “The Transformation of International Transitional Justice Advocacy.” International Journal of Transitional Justice, 6, no. 1, 2012, 106-125.
  • “The Cruelty of False Remorse: Biljana Plavsic at The Hague.” Southeastern Europe, 36, no. 1, 2012, 39-59.
  • “Europe is a State of Mind: Identity and Europeanization in the Balkans.” International Studies Quarterly, 55, no. 2, 2011, 309-330.
  • “Expanding the Scope of Postconflict Justice: Individual, State and Societal Responsibility for Mass Atrocity.” Journal of Peace Research, vol. 48, no. 2, 2011, 157-169.
  • “Fantasies of Power: Performing Europeanization on the European Periphery” (with Shannon Jones). European Journal of Cultural Studies, 14, no. 5, 2011, 542-557.
  • “Explaining Difficult States: The Problems of Europeanization in Serbia.” East European Politics and Societies, 24, no. 4, 2010, 595-616.
  • “No Escape from Ethnicity? Confessions of an Accidental CNN Pundit.” PS: Political Science and Politics, 43, no. 1, 2010, 115-120.
  • “The Paradox of International Justice Compliance.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 3, no. 3, 2009, 362-383.