Bojanić Petar

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

Office: (+381 11) 26 46 242
Mobile: (+381 60) 45 45 031


Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory from 2011





“Project, Concept, Notio(n) in Kant”, Around 1800/2000 – Aesthetics at the Threshold, Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, 26. 03. 2019.

“Derrida Architect”, Derrida et la technologie, Columbia Global Centers, Paris, 03. 05. 2019.

“Istituzione e protocolli di restituzione e restaurazione”, Istituzione. Tra ordine e conflitto, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, 20. 03. 2019.

“What Is an Institution?”, Faculty of Economics, University of Niš, 15. 03. 2019.

“Institution, Community, Politics: On Book 3 of Franz Rosenzweig’s Star of Redemption”, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, 04.03.2019.

Che cos’è è un atto d’impegno? Atti sociali e non sociali (Husserl, Reinach)”, Rethinking the Subject: Research Perspectives, Department of Humanities, University of Macerata, 25.02.2019.

“Provenienzforschung und Restitutionspraxis in Deutschland und Frankreich”, Käte Hamburger Kolleg “Recht als Kultur”, Bonn, 21. 02. 2019.

Seminar “Project, Concept, Design”, Politecnico di Torino, 05. 02. 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