Aleksandar Obradović graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Belgrade, and earned a Master’s degree from the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) in Paris in the field of Political Anthropology.
He has worked as a researcher and analyst in the civil and governmental sectors in Serbia, France, and the Czech Republic. He is the author of two reports and one publication on the position of national minorities in the former Yugoslavia, as well as several articles on urban anthropology, public space issues, and minority discourses.
His areas of interest are postcolonialism, political culture, cultural identities, and issues of political representation in space.
Aleksandar speaks Czech, English, French and Serbo-Croatian.
Living in Harmony with Nature
Cold winter morning. A group of people with hoes moves across the mountain passes. These are Andean peasants who, during the month of yapakis (in Quechua language), which coincides with our August, begin the period of preparation for sowing. In the southern hemisphere it is winter, which is strongly felt on the mountain by the …
Indigenous Peoples Today
Source: Amnesty International There are 370 million Indigenous people around the world and spread across more than 90 countries. They belong to more than 5,000 different Indigenous peoples and speak more than 4,000 languages. Indigenous people represent about 5% of the world’s population. The vast majority of them – 70% – live in Asia. …
It is Time for New Holidays
Today, throughout the United States celebrates the 4th of July – Independence Day. In 1776, the Continental Congress declared that it did not recognise King George of England as its ruler and announced the unification of the 13 colonies into a free and independent state. It was the beginning of the modern United States and …
Belgrade and Sarajevo – 30 Years Later
This project is the result of a one-year research project funded by Tandem Western Balkans as an initiative of European Cultural Foundation and MitOst e.V. The Tandem consists of a collaboration between Aleksandar Obradović from Philopolitcs, based in Belgrade, and Lejla Odobašić Novo from International Burch University, based in Sarajevo. The project maps …
The Golden Cage of the Myanmar Army
Since its foundation, a decade and a half ago (2005), the capital of Myanmar – Naypyidaw – has been a great mystery. Located in the center of the country, among dense tropical forests and rice fields, this city is shrouded in a veil of secrecy and illogicality. Until now, when the military coup carried out …
Policies of Conquest and Integration in Tawantinsuyu
The Four-Piece Empire (in Quechua Tawantinsuyu), better known as the Inca Empire, originated from the small mountainous Kingdom of Cusco. From the city of the same name, it will expand and create the largest pre-Columbian state in both Americas. The Incas used the knowledge, technology and skills of many cultures and civilisations that existed before …