Biljana Popovska

Professional Background:

PhD student in International Relations and Cultural Diplomacy, University of Bucharest, Berlin Campus. She holds an MA in International Relations and Conflict Resolution from the Faculty of Philosophy, University “Ss Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje.

Currently, works as an adviser for bilateral cooperation in education and training at the Ministry of Defense. Prior to this appointment she worked as a lecturer at the Military Academy Skopje.

Areas of Interest:

Conflict Resolution, Reconciliation, Gender Issues, Cultural Diplomacy, Security Sector Reforms and Euro-Atlantic Integrations.

Her working portfolio includes research work presented and published in the country and abroad.

Book Chapters:

Effects of US Foreign Policy on Democratic Processes in the Republic of Macedonia: Between Liberalism and Realism Slaveski, Stojan (et al.) chapter in Global Perspectives on US Foreign Policy: From the Outside In Palgrave Macmillan US, 2016

Slaveski, Stojan and Biljana Popovska. “Access to Information in the Republic of Macedonia: Between Transparency and Secrecy.” In Handbook of Research on Civil Society and National Security in the Era of Cyber Warfare, ed. Metodi Hadji-Janev and Mitko Bogdanoski, 162-179 (2016), accessed February 15, 2016. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8793-6.ch008

Book Review:

“For the Identity of the Contemporary Macedonian Nation: Ethnic or Civic Concept?” Dr. Stojan Slaveski, Contemporary Macedonian Defense (International Scientific Defense, Security and Peace Journal), Volume 14 Number 26, p.p.127-130, June 2014(print);

She is a Marshall Center Scholar and a President of the Marshall Center – Republic of Macedonia Alumni Association. The Association as an NGO organizes the traditional Marshall Center Security Forum in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia.

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