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About Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic

Dr Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic is Senior Research Fellow at LSE Global Governance at the London School of Economics and Political Science, specialising in informal economic practice, conflict and post-conflict economic recovery.

Together with Dr Denisa Kostovicova, the author co-edited Transnationalism in the Balkans (Routledge, 2008), Persistent State Weakness in the Global Age (Ashgate, 2009) and Civil Society and Transitions in the Western Balkans (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming) with James Ker-Lindsay.

 

Articles by Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic

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Countering the logic of the war economy in Syria

The country has entered a vicious circle where Syria’s own resources are being used to destroy it, and where ordinary people have no choice but to rearrange their lives around the conflict and either join or pay armed actors to meet everyday needs.

Transnational networks and state-building in the Balkans

Informality allows people to change their immediate circumstances for the better, but it locks the state and society in a vicious circle of reproduction of a weak state, promising insecurity for the majority and prosperity for the few

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