Balkans Seminar - Monday 24 October

Media and Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, in cooperation with South East European Studies at Europe (SEESOX) held a joint seminar on Monday 24 October.

Media and Democracy in the Balkans

Marius Dragomir (Open Society Foundation, London)

Selena Tasic (Novi Sad School of Journalism, Serbia)

Chair: Jan Zielonka (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)

Marius Dragomir worked for 17 years as a journalist; the first eight years for various Romanian media, and then for international media. He was a media critic with the Prague Business Journal. In 2002, Dragomir was a Senior Journalism Knight Fellow at the Washington, D.C.-based Atlantic Council of the United States, where he completed a thesis on the reform of the media in post-communist Europe. He signed media columns in publications such as Czech Business Weekly and wrote for several other publications, and conducted field training for Transitions Online.

Selena Tasic graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, on the department for Media Studies in Novi Sad in 2008. Since then she has been working as a Project Manager in Novi Sad School of Journalism, writing and implementing projects that deal with democracy, media, security and defence, human rights and conflict resolution. She has monitored trainings on raising the quality of media through mentored work, and developing journalistic skills for reporting about specific topics; Currently she is on Master Program of International Security on the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, with a focus on Western Balkans security and security sector reform with an accent on cooperation with media and civil society organizations.

Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR

Followed by drinks reception.

To download the poster, click here.