Prof Violeta BEŠIREVIĆ

Management Commitee Member of Global Digital Human Rights Network
Professor of Law at Union University Law School Belgrade

Violeta Beširević is a Professor of Law at Union University Law School Belgrade, a Research Associate at Central European University in Budapest, and an Affiliate Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Center for Law and Pluralism. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the European Public Law Organization and Fund for Open Society, Belgrade. She is also Editor-in-Chief of Pravni Zapisi, Union University Law School Review. Violeta Beširević holds an L.L.M. and an S.J.D. in Comparative Constitutional Law from the Central European University, Budapest, and B.A. from Belgrade University Law School. In 2012, professor Beširević was awarded a Fulbright stipend and held a postdoctoral position at NYU School of Law as a Hauser Global Research Fellow. Professor Beširević works in the field of Constitutional Law, EU Constitutional Law, European Human Rights Law, and Bioethics. She was a visiting scholar at NYU Law School, George Washington University Law School, Brigham Young University Law School, and ASSER Institute in The Hague. Professor Beširević is also a regular speaker of the Social Philosophy Course at the Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, Croatia. She possesses advisory skills gained through an appointment to the Pardon Committee of the President of the Republic of Serbia (2008-2012); the Ombudsperson of Serbia’s Council for the Rights of the Persons Deprived of Liberty (2009-2011); Amicus Curiae before the Constitutional Court of Serbia, and a dispute resolution consultant in international investment arbitration. Her recent and forthcoming works include the edited publication on populism New Politics of Decisionism, Eleven International Publishing, The Hague, 2019; a book chapter “Pigeonholing Human Rights in International Investment Arbitration: A Claim or a Defense?,” in Human Rights in the 21st Century, T. Várady, M. Jovanović (eds.), Eleven International Publishing & SANU, 2020, pp. 233-254; and an article “Making Sense of the Political Question Doctrine: The Case of Kosovo,” Review of Central and East European Law, Vol.46, No.1, 2021, pp.91-130.


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