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Dr. Anila Jelesijević
Position(s) Doctoral Fellow within the Global Fellowship Initiative of the GCSP

Dr. Anila Jelesijević is a Doctoral Fellow within the Global Fellowship Initiative of the GCSP. She received the PhD at Political sciences at the University of Belgrade in Serbia.

Dr. Anila is an employee of the Embassy of Switzerland in Belgrade in the position of the Senior Management Assistant and Media Analyst.

Her main topic of interest within her postdoc research is relations of the Western Balkans and the EU with a focus on the current geopolitical challenges after the war in Ukraine, in February 2022.

Dr. Anila Jelesijević is the author of academic articles about the military neutrality of Serbia, European integration, Kosovo independence compared to proclamations and recognitions of independence of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Crimea.

Besides Dr. Anila is also the author of the recently published book “Serbia and Great powers” seen from the perspective of “great” and “soft power” measuring and analyses.

Her hobbies are playing chess and traveling.