Ivan Gusic

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Lund University

Research Profile

I mainly do research on the war-peace nexus, postwar cities (e.g. Belfast, Jerusalem, Mostar, Mitrovica, Nicosia, etc.) as well as how different forms of urban violence connect (or not) to armed conflict.

Bosnian, English, Croatian, Serbian, Swedish

Gusic, Ivan (2017). War, peace & the city: urban conflicts over peace(s) in the postwar cities of Belfast, Mitrovica, and Mostar. (Ph.D. thesis). Lund: Lund University.

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.