Background and activities
Sabrina P. Ramet was born in London, England, and moved to the USA at age 10. She earned her undergraduate degree in Philosophy at Stanford University, her MA in International Relations at the University of Arkansas in 1974, and her Ph.D. in Political Science at UCLA in 1981. She has lived much of her life in Europe, above all in England, Austria, Germany, Croatia, Serbia, and, since 2001, Norway. She is the author of 12 books and editor of 31 scholarly books (29 published as of May 2014, and two in production). She has been a frequent visitor to Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia and, in recent years, also Poland. Her main areas of research are East European history and politics, religion and politics, and the history of political thought.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2014) Die Republik Kosovo-Der Jüngste Staat Europas: Eine politische Bestandsaufnahme seit der Unabhängigkeitserklärung. Slavic Review: American quarterly of Russian, Eurasian and East European studies. vol. 73 (2).
- (2013) Memory and identity in the Yugoslav successor states. Nationalities Papers. vol. 41 (6).
- (2013) Trajectories of Post-Communist Transformation: Myths and Rival Theories about Change in Central and Southeastern Europe. Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs. vol. 18 (2).
- (2013) The Know Nothing Party: Three theories about its rise and demise. Politics and Religion. vol. 6 (3).
- (2012) The ICTY – Controversies, Successes,Failures, Lessons. Southeastern Europe. vol. 36 (1).
- (2012) The Relationship between Martin Heidegger's Nazism and his Interest in the Pre-Socratics. Religion Compass. vol. 6 (9).
- (2012) Ownership and Political Influence in the Post-socialist mediascape: The case of Slovenia. Südosteuropa.
- (2011) Croatia and Serbia since 1991: An Assessment of Their Similarities and Differences. Communist Studies and Transition Politics. vol. 27 (2).
- (2011) Vladko Macek i Hrvatska seljacka zastita u Kraljevini Jugoslaviji. Casopis Za Sovremenu Povijest.
- (2010) Democratic Values and Ethnic Polarization in the Western balkans: An Introduction. Südosteuropa. vol. 58 (1).
- (2010) Serbia since July 2008: at the Doorstep of the EU. Südosteuropa.
- (2009) Albania- Then and Now. European history quarterly. vol. 39 (1).
- (2009) Reconfiguring the Polis, Reconceptualizing Rights: Individual Rights and the Irony of History in Central and Southeastern Europe. Perspectives on European Politics and Society. vol. 10 (1).
- (2008) Confronting the past: The Slovenes as subjects and as objects of history. Druzboslovne razprave.
- (2008) Priznati ili ne priznati -- Politika Sjedinjenih Americkih Drzava prema Hrvatskoj 1990-1991. Casopis Za Sovremenu Povijest. vol. 40 (1).
- (2008) Redefining the Boundaries of Human Rights: The Case of Eastern Europe. Human Rights Review. vol. 9 (1).
- (2008) Umrli kralji in nacionalini miti. Zakaj so pomembri miti o ustanoviteljstvu in mucenistvu. Teorija in praksa.
- (2007) American Policy toward Serbia/Montenegro/Yugoslavia: Congressional Debates & Policy Formation, 1989—2003. Österreichische Osthefte. vol. 47 (1-4).
- (2007) Srpska i hrvatska povijesna naracija. Anali Hrvatskog politološkog društva. vol. 3.
- (2007) The Dissolution of Yugoslavia: Competing Narratives of Resentment and Blame. Südosteuropa. vol. 55 (1).