Bojanić Petar

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

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Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory from 2011





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

“Architecture and Terminology”, Summer School Innovation in Practice: Unlocking Architecture in the City, Polytechnic University of Turin, 09–13. 09. 2019.

Pensare il futuro / pensare al futuro, Summer school di filosofia teoretica, Bitonto, 03–07. 09. 2019.

Disruption, Massive Destruction and Organization of an ‘Internation’ in the Sense of Marcel Mauss. From Global Economic War to Total Nuclear War?, La Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris, 03. 07. 2019.

Negative Emotions and Injustice, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milano, 17–18. 06. 2019.

“Marcel Mauss: Institution et contre-institution”, seminar Exorganologie II Remondialisation et internation, Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris, 13. 06. 2019.

“Policing”, Ethics and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, 07. 06. 2019.

“(Collective) Experience of the Numinous: Schellingean and Rosenzweigean Perspectives”, The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology, Lund University, 04. 06. 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:

(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 Post imperial Situation between two Wars: War, Responsibility, Identity (Russian Science Foundation, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, scientific project cycle 2017 – 2019).

Head of subproject Ethics and Environmental Politics: Institutions, Techniques and Norms in the Challenge of Changing the Natural Environment, as part of the larger project Studying Climate Change and its Influence on Environment: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation (Ministry of Science of the Republic of Serbia; Priority Area 3: Environmental Protection and Climate Change, scientific project cycle 2011 – 2017).

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