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Ivan VEJVODA Executive Director, Balkan Trust for Democracy, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Belgrade


 Graduated from Institut d etudes politiques, Paris
 Post graduate studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade University
1984-1993 Political Scientist, Institute for European Studies, Belgrade
1989 Co-founder of the Democratic Forum in Belgrade
1992 Co-founder of the Belgrade Circle of independent intellectuals
1993-1996 Lecturer, University of Sussex, Sussex European Institute
1996-1997 Lecturer, Macalester College, Minnesota
1997-1998 Lecturer, Smith College, Massachusetts
1998-2002 Executive Director, Soros Foundation, Belgrade
2002-2003 Senior Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister of Serbia Zoran Djindjic
since 2003 Executive Director, Balkan Trust for Democracy (a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States)


Serbian PEN Club


He was an editorial board member in the 1980s of the Belgrade journals Theoria and Knjizevnost, and is currently on the editorial boards of the US social science journals Constellations and Philosophy and Social Criticism. He is the co-editor of a books series on political philosophy "Libertas" with the Belgrade publishing house Filip Visnjic since 1984.
He has co-edited "Democratization in Central and Eastern Europe" (Pinter 2000, Continuum 2002) and "Yugoslavia and After" (Longman 1997). He has also written on political theory, the French revolution, La Boetie, Hannah Arendt, Claude Lefort. He has translated books and articles from English, French and Italian by authors such as Jean Jacques Rousseau, Jacques Derrida, Lucio Colletti, Agnes Heller, Cornelius Castoriadis.


Order of the Italian Star of Solidarity, second rank (Commendatore), 2007
French National Order of Merit in the rank of Officer, 2006