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International Editorial Board

Mirjana Maleska

Doctoral school of Political science
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje

email: m.maleska@seeu.edu.mk

Dr. Mirjana Maleska is a Professor at the Doctoral School of Political Science, University :Ss. Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje. She was long time Senior Fellow Researcher at the Institute for Sociological and Political Research, Skopje. From 2001 to 2012 she was a Full Professor of Political Science at the Southeast European University in Tetovo.  Her specialties are political system, political parties and ethnic politics. She is the author or editor of a number of books and numerous articles: ‘Ethnic Conflict and Accommodation’(1997); ‘Macedonian Old-New Issues’(BAN, 2001); ‘What kind of a political system did Macedonia get after the Ohrid Framework Agreement’(2005); ‘Painful Confrontation: Causes and consequences of 2001 deadly conflict’(BAN, 2002); ‘Power-Sharing-A new model of decision-making in the municipalities in Macedonia’(2007);‘Interethnic relations in Macedonia’ in ‘People Centered Analyses’ (2010); Professor Maleska is founder and editor-in chief of New Balkan Politics.

Miodrag Zivanovic

Faculty of Philosophy, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

email: mzivanovic@blic.net

Dr.Miodrag Zivanovic is a Professor of Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is one of those rare intellectuals from Bosnia and Herzegovina, who bravely opposes nationalism and further division of BiH.  Prof. Zivanovic is founder and the leader of Democratic alternative of BiH and initiator of numerous democratic initiatives; member of international PEN organization; the president of the permanent committee for humanism; member of the expert group for North-Atlantic integration; founder and editor of the journal Helios etc. He is the author of numerous essays and books, like: ‘Blue lectures’(1999), ‘Acta Politica Sebrica(2000), ‘Blue and ultra-violet’(2000), ‘The Letter of Nostalgia’(2002), ‘The producers of miracles’(2003).

Milan Podunavac

Serbia, Belgrade

Milan PODUNAVAC
Faculty of Political Science
Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory 
University of Belgrade

Stephan E. Nikolov

Senior Fellow Researcher at the Bulgarian Academy of Science, Institute of Sociology and Assistant Professor the Neofit Rilski Southwestern University Blagoevgrad(Dept. of Law and History)

email: snikolov@hrc-bg.com

Stephan E. Nikolov is a Senior Fellow researcher at the Bulgarian Academy of Science, Institute of Sociology and Assistant Professorat the Neofit Rilski Southwestern University Blagoevgrad(Dept. of Law and History) .He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Bulgarian “Sociological Review.”

His last work is “Perceptions ofEthnicity in the Bulgarian Political Culture: Misunderstanding and Distortion - Chapter VII in The Macedonian Question: Culture, Historiography, Politics. Ed. by VictorRoudometof, 2000, Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, NY: Columbia University Press, pp. 207-235. In Search of“Bigfoot”: Competing Identities of the Pirin Macedonia, Bulgaria, co-authors Bonka Stoyanova - Boneva and Victor Roudometof - Chapter VIII in The Macedonian Question: Culture, Historiography, Politics. Ed. by VictorRoudometof, forthcoming, 2000, Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, NY: Columbia University Press, pp. 237-258.

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

    Sumantra Bose

    UK

    Dr. Sumantra Bose is Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow and Lecturer in Comparative Politics - Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) U.K.

    Chaim Kaufmann

    College of Arts and Sciences, Department of International Relations

    Lehigh University, USA

    email: ck07@lehigh.edu

    Dr. Chain Kaufmann is Associate professor of International Relations College of Arts and Sciences, Department of International Relations, Lehigh University, USA. His main specialties include international relations theory, international security (issues of war and peace), nationalism and ethnic conflict, political psychology, social science research methods and epistemology. Publications: “Threat Inflation and the Failure of the Marketplace of Ideas: The Selling of the Iraq War”, In Trevor Thrall and Jane K. Cramer, eds., American Foreign Policy and the Politics of Fear (Routledge, 2009); “Why Iraq Partitioned Itself”, Columbia International Affairs Online, September; 2007; “An Assessment of the Partition of Cyprus”, International Studies Perspectives 8:2 (May 2007), 206-223; “What Have We Learned About Ethnic Conflict? What Can We Do In Iraq?” Harvard International Review 28:4 (Winter 2007), 44-50.

EDITORS

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