Eric Gordy is senior lecturer in southeast European studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) at University College, London. His books include The Culture of Power in Serbia: Nationalism and the Destruction of Alternatives (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999), and (forthcoming) Postwar Guilt and Responsibility: Serbia and the Future of International Justice. His articles include "Confronting the Past in Serbia: Discussion, Opportunities and Obstacles", in Wolfgang Petritsch et al eds., Serbia Matters: Domestic Reforms and European Integration (Nomos, 2009); "Ugliness and Distance", in Adam Jones ed., Evoking Genocide: Scholars and Activists Describe the Works that Shaped their Lives (Key Press, 2009); and (with Jasna Dragović-Soso) "Coming to Terms With the Past: Transitional Justice and Reconciliation in the Former Yugoslavia", in Dejan Djokic & James Ker-Lindsay eds., New Perspectives on Yugoslavia: Key Issues and Controversies (Routledge, 2011)
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Yugoslavia, international tribunals and the politics of reconciliation
A conversation about the politics of truth and reconciliation in light of the ICTY's acquittal of Vojislav Seselj.
Serbia's election: more defeat than victory
The elevation of Tomislav Nikolić to Serbia's presidency, unexpected by many observers, owes much to the political...
ICTY vs Mladić-Hadžić: good defence, better history
The arrests of the wartime Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladić and the Croatian Serb president Goran Hadžić are a...
Serbia’s mixed messages
The war-crimes trials that divide the states of post-Yugoslavia underline the temptations of retreat to the...
Kosovo and Serbia, one year after: a quiet compromise?
Radovan Karadzic: the politics of an arrest