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Dr. Marko Attila Hoare

Associate Professor of History

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marko.hoare@ssst.edu.ba

Marko Attila Hoare is an Associate Professor and Head of Research for the Department of Political Science and International Relations. He was born in London and received his BA from the University of Cambridge in 1994 and his PhD from Yale University in 2000. His research focuses on themes related to nationalism, genocide, fascism and anti-fascism, and state-building. He is the author of four books: The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War: A History (Hurst and Oxford University Press, London and New York, 2013); The History of Bosnia: From the Middle Ages to the Present Day (Saqi, London, 2007); Genocide and Resistance in Hitler’s Bosnia: The Partisans and the Chetniks, 1941-1943 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2006), which won the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow Monograph Competition in 2004; and How Bosnia Armed (Saqi, London, 2004). He is currently leading the Bosnian Genocide research project at the SSST and is also working on a history of modern Serbia.

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EMPLOYMENT 

  • 2017-
    • Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology 
  • 2013-2017
    • Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University 
  • 2009-2013
    • Reader at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University 
  • 2006-2009
    • Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston  University 
  • 2001-2006
    • Research Fellow of the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge 
  • 2001-2004
    • British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow 
  • 2001
    • Research Officer for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, United Nations, The Hague (February-September) 
       
      Research assistant for the Bosnian Institute, London (January-February) 
  • 1999-2000
    • PhD Dissertation writing in Belgrade, Serbia 
  • 1997-1999
    • Archival research in Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia and Serbia 
  • 1996-1997
    • Teaching assistant at the Department of History, Yale University 
 

EDUCATION 

  • 2010-2011: Kingston University, Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 
  • 1994-2000: Yale University, History: PhD, 2000; MPhil, 1997; MA, 1997 
    •  Dissertation: ‘The Partisan-Chetnik conflict and the origins of Bosnian statehood’. 
  • 1991-1994:University of Cambridge, History: MA, 1998; BA (Hons), 1994 
    • Marko Hoare Dissertation: ‘The movement toward a sovereign Croatia in the post-war period’ 
 

TEACHING AND ACADEMIC MANAGEMENT 

  • (‘*’ = module leader) 
  • 2017-  * ‘Democracy: Debates in Theory and Practice’ (3rd year; seminar group of 15) 
               * ‘Introduction to Political Thought’ (2nd year; seminar group of 7) 
  • 2016-2017: Department of Politics Web Liaison Officer 
  • 2013-2017: ‘Conflict Theory and Resolution’ (Level 7; lecture and seminar group of up to 40) 
                       ‘Contemporary Issues and Case Studies in Security and Conflict’ (Level 7; lecture    and seminar group of up to 40) 
                    * ’Genocide and Crimes against Humanity’ (Level 6; 15o lecture group, four    seminar groups of c.20) 
                      ‘Another World is Possible: Order and Revolution in Political Ideology’, (Level 4;    two seminar groups of c. 20) 
  • 2014-2015: Course Leader for the International Relations Master’s degree programme. 
  • 2013-2014: Overall Level 7 Coordinator 
                       Member of the MA Human Rights Module Assessment Board 
                      ‘From Slavery to the Holocaust’ (Level 5; one lecture group of c. 40; two seminar    groups of c. 20) 
                   * ‘Advanced Area Studies’ (Level 6; lecture and seminar group of c. 20) 
  • 2012-2013: ‘Managing and Resolving International Conflict’ (Level 7; lecture and seminar group of c. 40) 
  • 2012-2013: ‘Conflict Theory and Analysis’(Level 7; lecture and seminar group of c. 40) 
  • 2010-2013: * ‘The Contemporary Balkans’ (Level 5; lecture and seminar group of c. 50) 
  • 2009-2013: * ‘Prevention of Genocide’ (Level 7; lecture and seminar group of c. 30) 
                         ‘Case Studies in International Conflict’ (Level 7; lecture/seminar group of c.20) 
  • 2007-2013: ‘Politics of Mass Murder’ (Level 6; lecture group of c. 150 students, four seminar groups of c. 20-25) 
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  • 2009-2010: ‘Heroes and Villains’ (Level 4; four seminar groups of c. 30 students) 
                       ‘The Holocaust as History and Controversy’ (Level 5; lecture group of c. 120 and two seminar groups of c. 20) 
  • 2003-2006: Teaching Fellow for BA in History 
                        I taught the course ‘European Fascism, 1919 to the Present’ (lecture group of c. 30) and devised two topics: 1) The Holocaust and Genocide; 2) Fascism in East Central                          Europe 
  • 2002-2003: Teaching Fellow for MPhil in European Studies 
                       I devised and taught the course: ‘The History of Modern European Societies since 1800: Identities and Elites in a Diverse Continent’ (lecture and seminar group of c.15) 
  • 2001-2006: ‘European History since 1890’ (BA in History - individual tuition) 
  • 1996-1997: Teaching assistant for undergraduate courses:  
                       1) History of the International Communist Movement  
                       2) Strategy and Diplomacy of the Great Powers, 1860 to the Cold War 
 

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS AND AWARDS 

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2012 
  • Congress of North American Bosniaks Award, 2010 
  • K Blundell Trust Award, 2005 
  • British Academy Small Research Grant, 2005 
  • British Academy PDF Monograph Competition Winner, 2004 
  • British Academy Small Research Grant, 2003 
  • British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2001 
  • Yale History Department Dissertation Fellowship, 1999 
  • Yale Council for International and Area Studies Dissertation Research Grant, 1997 
  • Smith-Richardson Institute Dissertation Research Grant, 1997 
  • John F. Enders Research Grant, 1997 
  • Andrew W. Mellon Dissertation Research Grant, 1997 
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  • Yale Centre for International and Area Studies pre-dissertation research grant, 1997 
  • Trevelyan Prize, History, University of Cambridge, 1993
 

LANGUAGES 

  • Fluency in English and Serbo-Croat; reading knowledge of French and German 
 

FURTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

  • Visiting Professor at the College of Higher Education, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 
  • Member of editorial board of Prilozi, the journal of the Institute for History of Bosnia-  Hercegovina 
  • Member of editorial board of Genocide Studies International, the journal of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies 
  • Member of editorial board of Historijska misao – journal of the Department of History,   Faculty of Philosophy in Tuzla and Tuzla Canton Historians’ Society 
  • Member of editorial board of Kultura polisa – Časopis za negovanje demokratske političke kulture (‘Culture Shelf – A journal for the nurturing of democratic political culture’), published by the Association for Political Science of Serbia 
  • Member of editorial board of Democracy and Security in Southeastern Europe, published by Atlantic Initiative (‘a non-governmental, non-partisan and non-profit organization for the promotion of Euro-Atlantic values in Bosnia-Herzegovina’) 
  • Member of editorial board of Spirit of Bosnia  (‘An international, interdisciplinary, bilingual, online journal’), published by the Department of Sociology, Wittenberg University 
  • Participant in BBC 2’s annual Holocaust Memorial Day programme, as expert on the   Bosnian genocide, 27 January 2015 
  • Guest lecturer at the University of Maynooth, Republic of Ireland, April 2013 
  • Guest lecturer at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, February 2012 
  • Guest lecturer at the American University of Kosovo, Priština, October-November 2010 
  • Member of the International Expert Team Council of the Institute for the Research of Genocide Canada 
  • Contributor since 2006 to Routledge Europa annual encyclopaedia Central and South
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  • Eastern Europe , for entries on ‘Serbia’ and ‘Bosnia and Herzegovina’ 
  • Trustee of the Bosnian Institute, London 
  • European Neighbourhood Section Director for the Henry Jackson Society, London, 20052012 
  • Director of the Vane Ivanovic Library, Kingston University 
  • Expert witness for Kingsley Napley law firm, in its successful defence of former Bosnian vice-president Ejup Ganic from Serbia’s attempt to extradite him from the UK, 2010 
  • Participant in the project ‘Scholars’ Initiative: Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies’, involving over three-hundred international scholars, 2002-2010 
  • Organiser of the conference ‘The Second World War in the Balkans’, hosted by the Yale Centre for International and Area Studies, Yale University, November 2001, with c. 50 participants 
  • Journalist for New Left Review in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, October 2000 (fall of Milošević) 
  • Guest of the Institute of Contemporary History, Belgrade, April 1999 - January 2001 
  • Translator in the summer of 1995 for the ‘Workers Aid Convoy to Bosnia’ (an international trade-union funded aid convoy that delivered humanitarian supplies to Tuzla, BosniaHercegovina, during the war of 1992-95) 
 

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS 

  • Books 
    • A History of Modern Serbia (forthcoming - Oxford University Press and C. Hurst and Co., London) 
    • The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War (Oxford University Press, New York and C. Hurst and Co., London, 2013) 
    • The history of Bosnia: From the Middle Ages to the present day (London: Saqi Books, 2007) 
    • Genocide and Resistance in Hitler’s Bosnia: The Partisans and the Chetniks, 1941-1943 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006) 
    • How Bosnia Armed (London: Saqi Books, 2004) 
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