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





“The Status of an Object. On the Future Pasts of Architecture”, Institut für Architektur, Technische Universität Berlin, 19.12.2018.

“Institution and Institutional Engagement”, Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University, Budapest, 03.12.2018.

Research Workshop and International Conference “The State of the Global Protection System for Refugees and Migrants”, Calcutta Research Group, Calcutta, 25–30.11.2018.

Seminar “Representation”, School for Humanities and Social Sciences, University of St. Gallen, 20.11.2018.

Actualités de la non-violence?”, Ecole normale supérieure, Paris, 8–11.11.2018.

Conference “Engagement Studies in the Context of Post-Yugoslav Space”, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Banja Luka, 5–6.11.2018.

Junge Philosophie, Karl Jaspers-Gesellschaft, Oldenburg, 26–27.10.2018.

“Nazionalismi, ospitalità”, Department of Philosophy, Literature, History and Social Science, University of Bari, 24.10.2018.

“Project, Design, Concept”, Seminar Teoria del progetto architettonico, Polytechnic University of Turin, 17–19.10.2018.

5th International Chair of Philosophy “Jacques Derrida / Law and Culture”, University of Turin, 15–16.10.2018.

Presentation of the book “Насилие и мессианизм” [Violence and Messianism], Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tyumen,, Univerzitet u Tjumenu, 12.10.2018.

International Conference “Violence in the Digital Age”, University of Tyumen, 11–, Univerzitet u Tjumenu, 12.10.2018.

International Conference “The Rise of Nationalism in Europe: Causes, Effects, and Comparison between Western and Eastern Europe”, Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, 08–09.10.2018.

International Scientific Colloquium “Theory of Cultural Trauma: Individual Traumatic Experience and Experience of Historical Catastrophes”, Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences and St. Petersburg State University, Institute of Philosophy, St. Petersburg, 06.10.2018.

International Conference, “Social Ontology Meets Social Science”, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Philosophy, Budapest, 01–02.10.2018.

International Conference “Shared Commitment in Crisis. Social Ontology, Engagement, and Politics”, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade, 28–29.09.2018.

Summer School “Notation, Algorithm, Criticism: Towards a Critical Epistemology of Architecture”, Inter University Center, Dubrovnik, 17–21.09.2018.



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