Dusica Ristivojevic
20082023

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Description of research and teaching

     Dusica Ristivojevic 杜娟華 joined the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Arts Studies in 2016. At the UH she has been teaching on social activism, digital politics and media, decolonial theory and practices, and feminism. Between 2019 and 2023, supported by the Kone Foundation Bold Initiatives Grant, she explored the links between international politics and social transformation in China. In 2023, Dusica joined Central European Institute of Asian Studies as a Research to work on China's presence in Central Eastern Europe. She also continues to be affiliated with UH China studies team.

Before moving to Helsinki, Dusica worked as a lecturer in International Development at Dong-A University , South Korea, a lecturer in Gender Studies at the Central European University, Hungary, and as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. She was a Chevening Fellow at the University of Oxford, MOFA Taiwan Fellow at the National Taiwan Normal University, and has served as a consultant for a number of in/formal organizations based in East Asia and Europe.

     Dusica works in the areas of international relations, social movement studies, interdisciplinary Chinese studies and media studies. She wrote and spoke on a number of topics: from transnational social organizing and politics of women´s and human rights, China´s repositioning in the modern world order and unconventional writing of  political history, to dis/connections between education and social engagement and the absence of the “second world” in decolonial discussions.

     She is finishing her book manuscript on transnational links of China’s political movements, and is closely observing sociopolitical situation in Serbia and China’s presence at Europe's Eastern peripheries in the fields of dirty industry and digital technology.

  

Description of research and teaching

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Fields of Science

  • 517 Political science
  • Chinese Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • International Relations
  • Social Organizing
  • Social networks
  • 518 Media and communications
  • Digital media
  • Print media
  • Social media

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.