Book reviews

In press

  • Review of Anna G Piotrowska, Music, City and the Roma under Communism, Popular Music.


  • Review of Theodora K Dragostinova, The Cold War from the Margins: a Small Socialist State on the Global Cultural Scene, Europe-Asia Studies 74:6 (2022): 1088-90.
  • Review of Anita Kurimay, Queer Budapest, 1873-1961, Europe-Asia Studies 74:4 (2022): 683-4.
  • Review of Věra Sokolová, Queer Encounters with Communist Power: Non-Heterosexual Lives and the State in Socialist Czechoslovakia, 1948-1949, H-Soz-Kult, 2 November 2022.


  • Review of Ivor Sokolić, International Courts and Mass Atrocity: Narratives of War and Justice in Croatia, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 21:1 (2021): 172-4.
  • Review of Valery Perry (ed.), Extremism and Violent Extremism in Serbia: 21st-Century Manifestations of an Historical Challenge, Europe-Asia Studies 73:2 (2021): 425-7.
  • Review of James Riding, The Geopolitics of Memory: a Journey to Bosnia, Europe-Asia Studies 73:5 (2021): 956-8.


  • Review of Siniša Malešević, Grounded Nationalisms: a Sociological Analysis, Nations and Nationalism 26:1 (2020), 288-90
  • Review of Adis Maksić, Ethnic Mobilization, Violence, and the Politics of Affect: the Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 20:1 (2020), 237-8.
  • Review of Arve Hansen, Andrei Rogatchevski, Yngvar Steinholt & David-Emil Wickström, A War of Songs: Popular Music and Recent Russia-Ukraine Relations, Europe-Asia Studies 72:8 (2020): 1426-7.
  • Review of László Péter, Forbidden Football in Ceausescu’s Romania, Soccer in Society 21:2 (2020): 255-8.


  • Review article, ‘Between the Round Table and the Waiting Room: Scholarship on War and Peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo after the “Post-Cold-War”‘, Contemporary European History 28:1 (2019), 107-19.
  • Review of Marius Turda and Maria Sophia Quine, Historicising Race, Nations and Nationalism 25:2 (2019), 747-9.
  • Review of Ljubica Spaskovska, The Last Yugoslav Generation: the Rethinking of Youth Politics and Culture in Late Socialism, Europe-Asia Studies 71:4 (2019), 699-701.
  • Review of Čarna Brković, Managing Ambiguity: How Clientelism, Citizenship, and Power Shape Personhood in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slavic Review 78:3 (2019), 850-2.
  • Review of Dan Healey, Russian Homophobia from Stalin to Sochi, Europe-Asia Studies 71:2 (2019), 316-18.
  • Review of Goran Miljan, Croatia and the Rise of Fascism: the Youth Movement and the Ustacha During WWII, Europe-Asia Studies 71:10 (2019): 1759-61.
  • Review of Dean Vuletic, Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest, Central European History 52:3 (2019), 527-9.
  • Review of Christine Hassenstab and Sabrina Petra Ramet, Gender (In)Equality in Southeastern Europe: a Question of Justice, Nations and Nationalism 25:1 (2019), 391-3.


  • Review of Nicholas Tochka, Audible States: Socialist Politics and Popular Music in Albania, Central Europe 16:1 (2018), 55-7.
  • Review of Johan Fornäs (ed.), Europe Faces Europe: Narratives from its Eastern Half, Slavonic and East European Review 96:3 (2018), 594-6.
  • Review of Branko Banovic, The Montenegrin Warrior Tradition: Questions and Controversies over NATO Membership, Nations and Nationalism 24:1 (2018), 196-8.
  • Review of Blendi Fevziu, Enver Hoxha: the Iron Fist of Albania, English Historical Review 133:561 (2018), 483-5.
  • Review of John Hughson and Fiona Skillen (ed.), Football in Southeastern Europe: from Ethnic Homogenization to ReconciliationSoutheastern Europe 42:1 (2018), 134-5.


  • Review of Anikó Imre, TV Socialism, Feminist Media Studies 17:3 (2017), 524-6.
  • Review of Holly Furneaux, Military Men of Feeling: Emotion, Touch and Masculinity in the Crimean War, Critical Military Studies 3:2 (2017), 212-15.
  • Review of Gina Heathcote and Dianne Otto (ed.), Rethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality and Collective Security, International Feminist Journal of Politics 19:1 (2017), 119-21.
  • Review of John Paul Newman, Yugoslavia in the Shadow of War: Veterans and the Limits of State-Building, 1903-1945, English Historical Review 132:155 (2017), 449-51.
  • Review of William Jay Risch (ed.), Youth and Rock in the Soviet Bloc: Youth Cultures, Music, and the State in Russia and Eastern Europe, Popular Music 36:1 (2017), 125-7.
  • Review of Rory Yeomans (ed.), Utopia of Terror: Life and Death in Wartime Croatia, English Historical Review 132:557 (2017), 1027-8.
  • Review of Margaret Beissinger, Speranţa Rădulescu and Anca Giurchescu (ed.), Manele in Romania: Cultural Expression and Social Meaning in Balkan Popular Music, Slavic Review 76:4 (2017), 1100-2.
  • Review of Christoph Declercq and Julian Walker (ed.), Languages and the First World War: Representation and Memory, British Journal for Military History 3:3 (2017), 148-9.
  • Review of Gayle Munro, Transnationalism, Diaspora and Migrants from the Former Yugoslavia in Britain, LSE Review of Books, 7 March 2017.










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