Hi and welcome!
My research interests are:
peacebuilding, war-to-peace transitions, ethnonational conflicts
agency, space, power, order, governmentality in war and peace
urban violence, urban peace, urban war
postwar cities (Belfast, Beirut, Jerusalem, Kirkuk, Mitrovica, Mostar, Nicosia, Sarajevo, etc.)
the post-Yugoslav spaces
Gusic, Ivan with Emma Elfversson and Kristine Höglund (2020). The spatiality of violence in post-war cities. Routledge.
Gusic, Ivan (2019). Contesting peace in the postwar city: Belfast, Mitrovica and Mostar. Palgrave.
Peer-reviewed articles & book chapters
Gusic, Ivan (2020). “Divided cities", in Oliver Richmond & Gezim Visoka eds. The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies, Palgrave.
Gusic, Ivan, Emma Elfversson & Kristine Höglund. (2019, forthcoming). “The spatiality of violence in postwar cities". Third World Thematics 4(2-3), pp. 81-93.
Gusic, Ivan (2019). “The spatiality of the postwar condition: a study of the city of Mitrovica”. Political Geography 71(May), pp. 47-55.
Gusic, Ivan & Annika Björkdahl (2016) "Sites of friction: governance, identity, and space in Mostar", in Annika Björkdahl et al. Peacebuilding and friction: global and local encounters in post-conflict societies, pp. 84-102.
Gusic, Ivan (2015) "Contested democrac(ies): disentangling understandings of democratic governance in Mitrovica", in Annika Björkdahl and Lisa Strömbom eds. Divided cities: governing diversity, Nordic Academic Press, pp. 215-234.
Gusic, Ivan & Annika Björkdahl (2015) "'Global’ norms and ‘local’ agency – frictional peacebuilding in Kosovo", Journal of International Relations and Development 18, pp. 265-287.
Gusic, Ivan & Annika Björkdahl (2013) "The divided city: a space for frictional peacebuilding", Peacebuilding 1(3), pp. 317-333.