Lucija Balikić is a doctoral candidate at the Department of History, CEU. She is a graduate of University of Zagreb, CEU and was a visiting student at the Department of History at the University of Southampton, UK. Currently, she is also working as a research assistant on the research project "Neverending Story? Mapping Crisis Discourses in East Central Europe, 1918-2020" at the CEU Democracy Institute of Budapest.
Most recently, she was a visiting research fellow at the Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Arts and Sciences (AY 2021/2022), became a WG4 member of COST Action Who Cares in Europe? (CA18119) and was awarded CEU Global Teaching Fellowship at the Corvinus University of Budapest (AY 2023/2024), where she will be teaching at the International Relations MA program.
• Intellectual history of East Central Europe in 19th and 20th centuries
• History of knowledge production and social movements in modern Europe
• History of Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hungary and Yugoslavia (1918-1991)
Teaching portfolio (AY 2020/2021-present)
CEU History Department
HIST5133 - Global History of Yugoslavia (with Prof. Mate Nikola Tokić). Winter term, 4 credits, (Vienna).
CEU Romani Studies Program
RSP5017 - Introduction to History and Cultural Heritage Studies. Fall term, 4 credits (Budapest).
RSP5022 - Methodology of History and Cultural Heritage Studies. Winter term, 4 credits (Budapest).
RSP5034 - Research Seminar: History and Cultural Heritage Studies. Spring term, 2 credits (Budapest).
CEU Invisible University for Ukraine
IUFU4003 - Between Norms and Realities: Challenges to Europeanization, Democratization and the Rule of Law in a Transnational Context (seminar co-leader with PhD candidate Semir Džebo). Spring term, 4 credits (online).
CEU Undergraduate Studies (Culture, Politics, Society track)
UGST4011 - Sound and Vision: Communicating Through Image and Audio (with Prof. Klára Trencsényi), Winter term, 2 credits (Vienna).
UGST4026 - Mobility and Heritage (with Prof. Zsuzsanna Arendas), Spring term, 2 credits (Vienna).
Balikić Lucija, “Coming of Age with Crisis: Discourses on the 'National Body' in Youth Organizations of Interwar Hungary and Yugoslavia” A Neverending Story? Crisis Discourses in East Central Europe, 1918-2020. London: Routledge, 2024. [forthcoming]
Balikić Lucija, Vojtěch Pojar “'Politics of Plastic Nationhood': Sokol Mass Gymnastics and Eugenics between the Empire and the Nation-States” East Central Europe, vol. 50, no. 2-3 (2023) [forthcoming]
Balikić Lucija, “The Slavic ‘Other’: Social-Darwinist Portrayal of Germanness within the Interwar Yugoslav Sokol” Danubiana Carpathica. Jahrbuch für die Geschichte und Kultur in den deutschen Siedlungsgebieten Südosteuropas, vol. 60 (2023) [forthcoming]
Balikić Lucija. Najbolje Namjere: Kako su britanski i francuski intelektualci stvarali Jugoslaviju, [Best Intentions: How the British and French Intellectuals Created Yugoslavia] Zagreb: Srednja Europa, 2022.
Balikić Lucija. “Between Historiographies of Finitude and Appropriation of the Annales School: The 'National Question' in Post-1945 Croatian Intellectual History” Forum Historiae: journal and portal for history and related disciplines, vol. 16, no. 1 (2022), pp. 88-104.
Balikić Lucija “Poletna šola o politični misli v času tranzicije (in o njej) v vzhodni Srednji Evropi, Ljubljana: Inštitut za novejšo zgodovino, 16. - 20. julij 2021” [Summer School about Political Thought at the Times of Transition in East Central Europe] The Contributions to Contemporary History, vol. 61, no. 2 (2021), pp. 235-238.
Balikić Lucija “Stvaranje Jugoslavije 1918. u svjetlu ispreplitanja europskih intelektualnih trendova početkom 20. stoljeća” [Creation of Yugoslavia in 1918. in the light of the European intellectual entanglements at the beginning of 20th century] Radovi Zavoda za hrvasku povijest Filozofskog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, vol. 52, no. 1 (2021).
Balikić Lucija, Cristian Vasile. “Diana Mishkova. Beyond Balkanism: The Scholarly Politics of Region Making. London: Routledge, 2019” in East Central Europe, vol. 47, no. 2/3 (2020) 395-409.
Balikić Lucija “Jessie Labov, Transatlantic Central Europe: Contesting Geography and Redefining Culture beyond the Nation (Budapest: Central European University Press, 2019), 230 str.“ Časopis za suvremenu povijest, vol. 52 , no. 2 (2020) 659-663.
Balikić Lucija. “Jugoslavija u istorijskoj perspektivi [“Yugoslavia in the Historical Perspective”], ed. Latinka Perović et al. Belgrade: Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia, 2017”in Pro Tempore: journal of history students, vol. 13 (2019), pp. 197-200.
Balikić Lucija. “Serbs and Croats in the Language Reform of Vuk Karadžić and External Policies of Ilija Garašanin” in Carnival: journal of the International Students of History Association 18-19 (2017), pp. 1-10.