Research and Publications

JUSTINT team members' publications


Vico, Sanja. 2022. “Cognitive Dissonance in Social Media and Face-to-Face Interactions in Relation to the Legacy of War,” International Journal of Communication 16 (2022): 5739 - 5758.


Sokolić, Ivor. 2022. “Claims to Ignorance as a Form of Participation in Transitional Justice.” Cooperation and Conflict.


Comparative Southeast European Studies

Kostovicova, Denisa, Rachel Kerr, Ivor Sokolić, Tiffany Fairey, Henry Redwood and Jelena Subotić. 2022. “The ‘Digital Turn’ in Transitional Justice Research: Evaluating Image and Text as Data in the Western Balkans,” Comparative Southeast European Studies 70 (1): 24-46. 



Journal of International Relations and Development

Bojicic-Dzelilovic, Vesna, Denisa Kostovicova and Ahmet K. Suerdem. 2021. “Persistence of Informal Networks and Liberal Peace-building: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina.” Journal of International Relations and Development, online first,

international studies quartley

Kostovicova, Denisa, and Tom Paskhalis. 2021. “Gender, Justice and Deliberation: Why Women Don’t Influence Peace-Making.” International Studies Quarterly, online first,



Qualitative Research,

Kostovicova, Denisa, and Eleanor Knott. 2021. “Harm, Change and Unpredictability: The Ethics of Interviews in Conflict Research’, Qualitative Research, online first,



Global Civil Society, Peacebuilding, and Statebuilding

Kaldor, Mary, and Denisa Kostovicova. 2021. “Global Civil Society, Peacebuilding and Statebuilding.” In The Oxford Handbook of Peacebuilding, Statebuilding and Peace Formation, edited by Oliver P. Richmond and Gëzim Visoka. Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190904418.013.22



TV and news media

Vico, Sanja. 2020. “Destigmatisation Strategies of Serbian Londoners on Social Media.” Television and New Media 1-22.


Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Sokolić, Ivor. 2020. “Narratives of Justice and Conflict in Croatia.” In Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: A Multidisciplinary Account, edited by Carsten Stahn, Carmel Agius, Serge Brammertz, John Hocking and Colleen Rohan, 445-61. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nations and Nationalism

Krasniqi, Vjollca, Ivor Sokolić and Denisa Kostovicova. 2020. “Skirts as Flags: Transitional Justice, Gender and Everyday Nationalism in Kosovo.” Nations and Nationalism 26 (2): 461-476.


Journal of Global Diaspora and Media

Vico, Sanja. 2020. “’Globalised’ difference: identity politics on social media.” Journal of Global Diaspora and Media 1(1): 55-70.


Nations and Nationalism

Kostovicova, Denisa, Ivor Sokolić and Orli Fridman. 2020. “Introduction: Below Peace Agreements: Everyday Nationalism or Everyday Peace?” Nations and Nationalism 26 (2): 424-430.


International Feminist Journal of Politics

Kostovicova, Denisa, Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic and Marsha Henry. 2020. “Drawing on the Continuum: A War and Post-War Political Economy of Gender-Based Violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 22 (2): 250-272.


legacy of yugoslavia

Sokolić, Ivor, Denisa Kostovicova, and Adam Fagan. 2020. “Civil Society in the Post-Yugoslav Space: The Test of Discontinuity and Democratization.” In The Legacy of Yugoslavia: Politics, Economics and Society in the Modern Balkans, edited by Othon Anastasakis, Adam Bennett, David Madden and Adis Merdzanovic, 39-58. London: I.B. Tauris.

Rethinking Reconciliation and Transitional Justice After Conflict

Hughes, James and Denisa Kostovicova, editors. 2020. Rethinking Reconciliation and Transitional Justice After Conflict. London and New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780367584375.


palgrave encyclopedia for peace and conflict

Sokolić, Ivor. 2020. “Transitional Justice in Croatia.” In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies, edited Oliver Richmond and Gezim Visoka. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.



Previous years


Journal of Global Security Studies

Kostovicova, Denisa. 2019. “Transitional Justice and Conflict Studies: Bridging the Divide.” Journal of Global Security Studies 4 (2): 273–278.



Sokolić, Ivor. 2019. “Reconciliation Rising: The Roles of the Everyday and the Informal in Successful Post-conflict Reconciliation.” Ethnopolitics 19 (2): 162-167.


raming the Nation and Collective Identity in Croatia

Sokolić, Ivor. 2019. “Heroes at the Margins: Veterans, Elites and the Narrative of War.” In  Framing the Nation and Collective Identity in Croatia: Political Rituals and Cultural Memory of 20th Century Traumas edited by Vjeran Pavlaković and Davor Pauković, 143-59. Abingdon: Routledge.

intl courts and mass atrocity

Sokolić, Ivor. 2019. International Courts and Mass Atrocity: Narratives of War and Justice in Croatia. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-319-90841-0.

political geography

Getmansky, Anna, Tolga Sinmazdemir, and Thomas Zeitzoff. 2019. “The Allure of Distant War Drums: Refugees, Geography, and Foreign Policy Preferences in Turkey” Political Geography, 74, October, 102036.

political science and politics

Sinmazdemir, Tolga. 2019. “Collaborating Across Borders: Challenges and Choices in Joint Survey Research between Local and Foreign Scholars”. PS: Political Science and Politics, 52 (3): 503-506.

journal of peace research

Fabbe, Kristin, Tolga Sinmazdemir, and Thomas Zeitzoff. 2019. “A Persuasive Peace? Syrian Refugees’ Attitudes Towards Compromise and Civil War Termination” Journal of Peace Research, 56 (1): 103-117.



Ethnic and Racial Studies

Hughes, James, and Denisa Kostovicova. 2018. ‘Introduction: Rethinking Reconciliation and Transitional Justice after Conflict.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 41 (4): 617-623.

Ethnic and Racial Studies

Kostovicova, Denisa, and Aude Bicquelet. 2018. “Norm Contestation and Reconciliation: Evidence from a Regional Transitional Justice Process in the Balkans.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 41 (4): 681-700.

eu g;obal strategy

Bojicic-Dzelilovic, Vesna, Denisa Kostovicova and Elisa Randazzo. 2018. “EU in the Western Balkans: Hybrid Development, Hybrid Security and Hybrid Justice.” In EU Global Strategy and Human Security: Rethinking Approaches to Conflict, edited by Mary Kaldor and Iavor Rangelov, 46-63. London and New York: Routledge. ISBN 9781315104232.

review of middle east studies

Fabbe, Kristin, and Tolga Sinmazdemir. 2018. “Syrian Refugees in Turkey and the Politics of Postconflict Reconciliation” Review of Middle East Studies, 52 (2): 249-262.


journal of peace research

Getmansky, Anna, Tolga Sinmazdemir, and Thomas Zeitzoff. 2018. “Refugees, Xenophobia, and Domestic Conflict: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Turkey” Journal of Peace Research, 55(4): 491-507.


Studies in Conflict & Terrorism

Getmansky, Anna, and Tolga Sinmazdemir. 2018. “Settling on Violence: Expansion of Israeli Outposts in the West Bank in Response to Terrorism” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 41(3): 241-259.