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Prof. Dr. Marie-Janine Calic

Prof. Dr. Marie-Janine Calic

Professor for East and Southeast European History


Mail Adress:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Historisches Seminar der LMU
Geschichte Ost- und Südosteuropas
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

Office Adress:
Historicum, Schellingstraße 12, Room 431

Room: K 431
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 5482
Fax: (Sekretariat) +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 5656

Office hours:

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Modern history of Southeast Europe (19th/20th centuries)
  • Conflict prevention, conflict management and peace-building in the Balkans
  • Western Balkans politics and societies


Positions held:

  • Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges/Natolin)
  • Former Dean of the Faculty for History and History of Arts at Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Political advisor of the Special Coordinator of the Pact for Stability for Southeast Europe, Brussels
  • Advisor of the UN-Special Representative for the former Yugoslavia, Zagreb
  • Senior Research Associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs


  • The Great Cauldron. A History of Southeast Europe, Cambridge/London, Harvard University Press 2019.
  • A History of Yugoslavia,” West Lafayette, Purdue University Press 2019.

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Current Research:

  • Tito and the Yugoslav policy of active coexistence