Orli Fridman

Orli Fridman is the Academic Director of the School for International Training Study Abroad program in the Balkans and a lecturer at the Faculty of Media and Communications, where she heads the Center for Comparative Conflict Studies. Her interdisciplinary research interests focus on the internal dynamics of societies in conflict, memory work and memory activism in societies in and after conflict, the role of social memory studies in teaching and researching conflict transformation, and critical approaches to encounters of groups in conflict.  Her most recent publications include: "Alternative calendars and memory work in Serbia: anti-war activism after Milošević"Memory Studies 8(2), 2015; "Unstructured Daily Encounters: Serbs in Kosovo after the 2008 Declaration of Independence" Contemporary Southeastern Europe, 2(1) 2015.