Jelena Belic

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Political Science

I am a PhD fellow in Political Theory at CEU Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations. My educational, as well as professional development, has been meandering through diverse subject areas. I hold degrees in political science, University of Belgrade, and in law, Central European University (both with distinction). Prior to PhD, I have spent several years working on civil society’s projects in Serbia concerning economic and social rights as well as Serbia’s accession to the EU. Such meandering made me realize that my interests mostly lie in more general normative questions, which motivated me to pursue PhD in Political Theory. My research focuses on developing an account of a state's duty to create a just world order. I am pretty much interested in many subjects but currently, I mostly think about theories of cosmopolitanism and global justice, methods in political theory and human rights. So far, I have presented my work at several graduate conferences, and I was also researcher visitor at the School of Philosophy, Australian National University. Besides doing research, I have a newly discovered interest in methods of teaching philosophy as a subject. Currently, I am a visiting lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.


MA in Human Rights, Legal Studies Department, Central European University
MA in International Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade
BA in Political Science and International Relations, Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade

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