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Prof. Milan Vukomanović

Full professor at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Sociology

Prof. Vukomanović received his Ph.D. in 1993 at the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught religious studies courses until 1995. He was also a visiting professor of this University in the Semester at Sea program (2002) and a guest lecturer at NTNU, Norway and at the University of Sarajevo. He will contribute to the task 4.2 ‘History of populist political parties in Yugoslavia and post-Yugoslav states’. The areas of his academic interest range from sociology of religion and inter-religious dialogue to studies of early Christianity, Islam and Serbian Orthodox Church.

Recent publications:

“In Defense of Darwin: Is there a Liberal Wing within the Serbian Orthodox Church?” in Liberals, Conservatives and Mavericks in the Christian Churches of Eastern Europe and Russia since 1980 (A Festschrift for Sabrina P. Ramet), CEU Press, 2022

„Ecclesiastical Involvement in Serbian Politics: Post-2000 Period”, inPoliticization of Religion: The Power of State, Nation and Faith, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014

„Religion and Democracy in Serbia since 1989: The Case of the Serbian Orthodox Church”, in Religion and Politics in Post-Socialist Central and Southeastern Europe: Challenges since 1989, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014 “The Serbian Orthodox Church: Between Traditionalism and Fundamentalism”, in Fundamentalism in the Modern World, vol. 1, I. B. Tauris, 2011