Garčević Discusses International Influences in the Balkans
In an interview with Al Jazeera Balkans, Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, discussed Russia’s influence in the Balkans, the role of other external actors (the US and the European Union) in the region, and the political situation in Montenegro and Bosnia…
Garčević Interviewed on Role of Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro
In an interview with Voice of America Balkans Service (VOA), Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, discussed the influence of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) in Montenegro’s political sphere and on the current government. In the article, titled “Vesko Garčević: Dvostruki, sve…
Garčević Publishes Paper on Role of Serbian Orthodox Church in Western Balkans
While the political importance of the churches has noticeably decreased over time, in Orthodox countries such as those in the Western Balkans, the church remains a significant actor and is inextricably linked to both politics and state power. Garčević and Morrison explore why the SPC remains a potent force in public and political life today.
Hare Coedits Handbook of Diplomatic Reform and Innovation; Pardee Colleagues Contribute Chapters
Diplomacy is now a neglected global issue; this text seeks to not only identify current problems diplomacy is facing but also identify some practical options for reform and innovation.
Garčević Comments on Deteriorating Political and Security Situation in Western Balkans
According to Garčević, the EU’s response to insecurity in the Western Balkans speaks more about Brussels’ concern that instability in Ukraine may spill over to the Balkans than the Union’s genuine intention to reinvigorate EU integration of the region.
Garčević Quoted on Rising Tensions Between Kosovo and Serbia
Ambassador Garčević calls on the EU, the U.S., and the UK to act preemptively. He also warns that Serbia is “playing with fire,” escalating the current crisis, but if they are allowed to go further, the situation can spiral out of control.
Garčević Leads Discussion on “Vera Dreams of the Sea” at Belmont World Film Festival
Following a screening of the movie, Ambassador Garčević moderated a discussion with film director Kaltrina Krasniqi during which they discussed women’s rights, the role of tradition and when/how it contributes to the gender inequality, the clash between urban and rural lifestyles, as well as the role of women as liberators.
Garcevic Publishes Op-Ed on Kosovo-Serbia Partition
Amb. Vesko Garcevic discusses how an exchange of territory between Kosovo and Serbia could cause instability across the Balkans.
Garčević on RFE on Exchange of Territory in the Balkans
Amb. Vesko Garčević discusses a proposed exchange of territories in the Balkans.