Dijana Vukomanović

Research Associate



PhD - Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, 2009

MA – Central European University, Budapest, 1995

BA – Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, 1989

Области научног интересовања:

  • Political parties
  • Democratic transitions
  • Ethnic relationships, Nationalism
  • Parliamentarism
  • Women and politics (gender inclusive policies)


Dijana Vukomanovic is a researcher, working for almost two decades, at the Institute of Social Sciences and Institute of Political Studies, continuously upgrading her education and professional career as political researcher, civil society – NGO activist and women leader - politician.

She was active in civil society organizations – as an associate of the Forum for Ethnic Relations (Belgrade), as well as of the international humanitarian organization Oxfam GB (Belgrade Office). She was the founder and director of the Center for Democratic Culture (Belgrade NGO), in charge of management of various project that have been focused on development of democracy and citizen participation, in cooperation with international organizations (Freedom House, World Bank Institute, etc.).

As a women politician and former MP of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, for the last 10 years, Dijana Vukomanovic was actively participating in the process of drafting and changing laws to implement European standards of developed democracy. She was the Head of the Standing delegation of the Serbian National Assembly at the Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE, and member of various parliamentary committees: for European integration, for Foreign Affairs, for Education, etc.

She was an active member of the Women`s Parliamentary Network, participating in peace-building projects and dialogue gathering prominent women from the Western Balkan`s countries.


  • Member of the research team of the Forum for Ethnic Relations (Belgrade), 1994-1998
  • Member of the Presidency of the Yugoslav Association for Political Sciences, (Belgrade), 1998-2000
  • Member of the Belgrade Office of the Oxfam Great Britain (humanitarian organization), 1999-2000
  • Founder and director of the Centre for Democratic Culture (Belgrade NGO), 2000-2003
  • Member of the Women`s Parliamentary Network (National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia), 2013-2020


  • Ideologija politickih partija u Srbiji i Crnoj Gori krajem XX veka (Ideology of Political Parties in Serbia and Montenegro at the end of XX century), Institut za političke studije (Institute of Political Studies), Belgrade, 2011, pp. 447
  • Obnova partijskog pluralizma u Srbiji krajem XX veka (Restoration of the Party Pluralism in Serbia at the End of XX Century), Institut za politicke studije (Institute of Political Studies), Belgrade, 2010, pp. 203
  • As politicologist - researcher, Dijana Vukomanovic has published approx. 30 analytical articles and studies in Serbian and international publications, covering topics of ethnic relations, nationalism, political culture, democratic transition in Central-European Europe, political parties, elections and citizen participation.

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