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dean vuletic Croatian and Australian

Email: dean.vuletic@eui.eu EUI Affiliation: Department of History and Civilization EUI Mentor: Steve Smith Dean completed his doctorate in Modern European History in 2009 at Columbia University with the dissertation ‘Yugoslav Communism and the Power of Popular Music’. His research interests focus on the cultural history of international relations and the culture, history and politics of Yugoslavia and its successor states, and he has published several book chapters and journal articles on his topics of research. His teaching expertise is in modern European history, especially East Central European history in the twentieth century, and he has taught courses at Columbia University, the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, the European University Institute and James Madison University. He will continue as a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow in 2011‒2012.

Activities during Max Weber Fellowship MWP Working Paper

The Silent Republic: Popular Music and Nationalism in Socialist Croatia, Max Weber Programme Working Paper 2011/20.

Conference Presentations • ‘Making the Man: Popular Culture and the Personality Cult of Josip Broz Tito.’ Paper presented at the Max Weber Programme Lustrum Conference, European University Institute, 8 June 2011. • ‘The Legal and Political Treatment of Homosexuality in Croatia, 1945‒1952.’ Paper presented at the conference Doing Gender-Doing the Balkans: Dynamics and Persistence of Gender Relations in South-Eastern Europe, Humboldt University, Berlin, 13 May 2011. • ‘Out in Europe: Gay Rights and European Integration in Croatia.’ Paper presented at The Fernand Braudel Round Tables, 3rd Session: Identity, Integration and Citizenship after World War II. Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute, 10 March 2011. • ‘Jugoton: The Making of a Yugoslav Popular Music Industry.’ Paper presented at the conference The Global Popular Music Business: National Historical Perspectives, University of St. Andrews, 24 February 2011.

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Guest Lecture ‘The State Goes Pop: Yugoslavia at the Eurovision Song Contest.’ Lecture presented at the Department of History, Humboldt University, Berlin, 25 May 2011.

Teaching • ‘Cold War Cultures’ (graduate seminar, with Prof. Steve Smith and Dr. Aurélie Gfeller). Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute, spring 2011. • ‘Europe in the Twentieth Century’ (under­ graduate seminar). James Madison University, Florence, Spring 2011.

Media Appearance

Interviewed in the television documentary, The Secret History of the Eurovision Song Contest, (Electric Pictures, 2011).

Max Weber Programme Annual Report - Academic Year 2010-2011  

Reports on the 2010-2011 teaching and research activities of the largest postdoctoral programme for young academics in the social sciences,...

Max Weber Programme Annual Report - Academic Year 2010-2011  

Reports on the 2010-2011 teaching and research activities of the largest postdoctoral programme for young academics in the social sciences,...