Bojanić Petar

Principal Research Fellow / Full professor (PhD Paris 10, France),

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Friedrich Engels: Die Aktualität eines Klassikers / The Timeliness of a Historic Figure, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, 20. 02. 2020.

“On Invention and Innovation: Is Philosophy Guardian of the ʽNewʼ?”, Innovation in Humanities and Social Sciences, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, 17. 02. 2020.

Seminar Cosa è il sociale? Edith Stein e Gerda Walther (I e II), University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, 09–10. 12. 2019.

Radical Political Engagement in Southeast Europe, Panteion University, Athens, 21–22. 11. 2019.

Seminar Ontologia sociale: Edith Stein e Gerda Walther, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 18–19. 11. 2019.

“Cos’è un progetto” / “Cos’è un’istituzione”, University of Salerno, 05., 06. 11. 2019.

“What is Police? On Police Violence and Policy”, Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Naples, 05. 11. 2019.

“What Is a Social or Communal Act? On the Nature of Engaged Acts”, International Scientific Conference What Is a Community? Social Hermeneutics, Authority and Media, Belgorod State University, 21. 10. 2019.

“La politica e il sacro”, International Conference Il sacro e la polis. Coniugazioni, University of Eastern Piedmont Amedeo Avogadro, Vercelli, 17. 10. 2019.

“Monument as a Project”, Department of Architecture and Design, Politecnico di Torino, 16. 10. 2019.

6th International Chair of Philosophy “Jacques Derrida. Law and Culture”, Thinking Nature. A Philosophy of Nature Today?, Palazzo del Rettorato, University of Turin, 15–16. 10. 2019.

„Why Is the ‘Great War’ Great?“, međunarodna konferencija Wars in Intellectual and Artistic Reflection. Media and the Production of Knowledge in Eastern Europe, 1900–1939, Herder Institut, Marburg, 10. 10. 2019.

“The Concept of Sacrifice and Victim in Blood & Culture by V. V. Savchuk”, Scientific Symposium Blood & Culture 2.0, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Saint Petersburg, 03. 10. 2019.


Petar Bojanić received his BA and MA from Belgrade University, his MA from EHESS (Paris) and PhD from Paris 10. He has taught at Cornell, Aberdeen, and Belgrade Universities. From 2011 he is Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory of the University of Belgrade.


Research Expertise and Interest:

Philosophy (Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Phenomenology, Social Ontology, Jewish Political Tradition)


Selected publications:

(2020) with T. Andina (eds.), Institutions in Action. The Nature and the Role of Institutions in the Real World, Berlin, Springer.

(2019) with V. Djokić (eds.), Living Together, Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture, 381.

(2019) Война и ответственность в рефлексии интеллектуалов (1918–1938) [War and Responsibility in the Reflection of Intellectuals (1918–1938)], Yekaterinburg, Kabinetnyj uchenyj, 268.

(2018) Violence and Messianism. Jewish Philosophy and the Great Conflicts of the 20th Century (trans. E. Djordjevic ), London – New York, Routledge, 128.

(2017) Насилие и мессианизм (trans. O. Volchek) [Violence and Messianism], Yekaterinburg, Kabinetnyj uchenyj, 224.

(2017) (with V. Đokić) Peter Eisenman. In Dialogue with Architects and Philosophers, Milano, Mimesis International, 262.

(2017) „Публичный городской ангажирований философ. Јавлается ли философия по необходимости только городской философией (философией города)? [Public urban engaging philosopher. Is philosophy necessarily only a city philosophy (the philosophy of the city)?]”, Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, St. Petersburg, Vol. 33, n. 1, 4–13.



Head of the Project Ethics of War in the Countries of Orthodox Culture: Comprehension of Individual Experience and Reconstruction of a Normative Model of Behavior (Russian Science Foundation, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, scientific project cycle 2020 – 2022).

Director of the Center for Ethics, Law and Applied Philosophy

Director of the Center for Advanced Studies – South East Europe, University of Rijeka


Visiting professor

International University College of Turin

Philosophy PhD Programme University of Rijeka