Dr ALEKSANDAR RAKOVIC – Chairman of the Association and the Assembly


Aleksandar Rakovic was born in Belgrade, on June 21, 1972. He received B.A., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees
in history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade.

He defended his master's thesis Yugoslav public and Irish revolution 1916-1923 on July 10, 2007 at the Department of Yugoslav History. On January 18, 2011 he defended his doctoral thesis Rock and Roll in Yugoslavia 1956-1968 - challenge to the socialist society, also at the Department of Yugoslav History.

He is the author of the books Yugoslavs and Irish revolution 1916-1923 (Belgrade: Official Gazette, 2009) and Rock and Roll in Yugoslavia 1956-1968 - challenge to a socialist society (Belgrade: Arhipelag, 2011).

He is a co-author of the book University and Serbian Theology: historical and educational context of the establishment of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade (Belgrade: Faculty of Orthodox Theology, 2010).

He was appointed Scientific Associate on October 5, 2011 by decision of the Commission for acquiring scientific titles of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia.

In the period 2001 – 2003, he was an adviser in the Ministry of Religion and the Federal Secretariat of Religion. From February 2005 to January 2008 he was the Head of the Information and Documentation Centre of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade. From February 2008 to September 2008 he was the Assistant to the Director of the National Archives of Serbia. Since September 2008 he has been the Adviser for international relations at the Ministry of Religion of the Republic of Serbia.

On behalf of the Republic of Serbia he submitted five papers and spoke at four annual meetings of the OSCE on human rights and religious freedom: in Warsaw (2009 and 2011) and Vienna (2010 and 2011).

He is the Coordinator of the First Interfaith Dialogue Serbia - Indonesia (2011-2012).

Member of the Association since 2011.



<< Back