Miloš Jovanović

Dr. Miloš Jovanović


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Miloš holds a PhD in History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MA in Central European History at Central European University and a BA in History and International Affairs at Lafayette College. His PhD thesis, “Bourgeois Balkans: World-building in Belgrade and Sofia, 1830-1912,” examined the post-Ottoman transformation of urban life in the two capital cities. Miloš’s primary research interests include urban history and theory, the history of capitalism “off-center,” and Balkan studies. He has developed and taught courses in modern urban history and global studies. Miloš has held research and writing fellowships from the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, the Social Science Research Council and the American Research Center in Sofia. He joined the “Empires of Memory” project in September 2016.


[2013] The City in Our Hands: Urban Management and Contested Modernity in Nineteenth Century Belgrade. Urban History 40(1): 32-50.

[2009] Taming the Tavern: Social Space and Government Regulation in 19th Century Belgrade [Obuzdavanje kafana: Društveni prostor i državna regulacija u Beogradu u XIX veku]. Godišnjak za društvenu istoriju – Annual of Social History XVI, Vol. 3: 57-68.