Nina Pejič is a Young Researcher at the Centre of International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana.
Nina, a doctoral candidate, has a Master Degree in International Relations (University of Ljubljana). Before joining the Centre and the EARL Research Unit, Nina was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Defence Studies, where she focused on EU and its effectiveness in conflict prevention. She is currently involved in the research project “Young Belt and Road: Opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe”, sponsored by the Zhejiang University Centre of Coordinated Regional Development (CCRD). The results of the project will be published in a scientific monograph by CCRD in August 2018, in which she authored the chapter looking at the role of Slovenia in the Belt and Road initiative.
Nina’s publication record includes two scientific articles in the journal European Perspectives, a forthcoming article in the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, and a co-authorship of the book “EULEX and peacebuilding in Kosovo: contesting the normative power of the European Union in a post-conflict society”, to be published in 2018.
Areas of expertise: regional conflict prevention, human rights
Spoken languages: Slovenian (native); English, Italian, Serbian, Croatian (fluent); French and German (basic)