Una Blagojević

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After finishing an MA in Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Belgium, I completed an MA in History at Central European University in Budapest. There, I looked at the international intellectual dialogues between Marxist intellectuals in the context of the events of 1968. Currently, my doctoral research focuses on the intellectual history of Marxist Humanism in socialist Yugoslavia. The aim of my research is to reconstruct this dense stream of philosophical and political thought with a view to its regional and international embeddedness. I am broadly interested in the social, cultural, feminist, and art histories of East Central Europe, and the history of modern philosophy. In addition, I am interested in various theoretical and methodological approaches to history, and the challenges of writing transnational, comparative, and global histories.

From September to November 2020, I was a researcher on an Erasmus Internship Mobility Grant at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Arts and Sciences (Institute of Culture and Memory Studies) in Ljubljana.
During 2021–2022, I was at Cornell University (Ithaca, New York) as the Sidgwick-Miller CEU Scholar at the Cornell Branch of Telluride Association.
Currently, I am a fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM) in Vienna, on a SEE Graduate Scholarships program.



Blagojević, Una. “After lives of Austro-Marxism in Yugoslavia: Rethinking the Multinational Federal Political Community in Crisis.” Historical Materialism. Accepted.

Blagojević, Una. “Phenomenology and existentialism in dialogue with Marxist humanism in Yugoslavia in the 1950s and 1960s.” Studies in East European Thought, 2022

Blagojević, Una. “The Journal Praxis and Women Intellectuals,” in Contradictions: A Journal for Critical Thought Vol. 4, No.2 (2020): 47–69.

Blagojević, Una. “Worlds of Praxis: 1968, intellectuals, and an island in the Yugoslav Adriatic.” In Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe, edited by Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Nakai and Michał Przeperski. Routledge: London, New York, 2019.

Blagojević, Una. “The International Philosophical Problem of Self-Managing Socialism: The Case of Praxis.” Acta Histriae Vol. 27, No.1 (2019): 89–106.

Book Reviews

Blagojević, Una. Review of Dissidents in Communist Central Europe: Human Rights and the Emergence of New Transnational Actors, by: Kacper Szulecki. Hungarian Historical Review Vol. 9, No.2 (2020): 377–379.


Blagojević, Una, “Reconstructing Marxist Humanism(s) in Yugoslavia” IWMPost, no. 131 Spring/Summer 2023. https://www.iwm.at/publication/iwmpost-article/reconstructing-marxist-hu...

Blagojević, Una, Cody James Inglis, and Ivana Mihaela Žimbrek, “Central European University–Under No Other Name,” Tocqueville21, 9 December 2018., translated into French by David Kretz and Louis Andrieu as “Central European University—Sous aucun autre nom,” Tocqueville21, 23 January 2019. https://tocqueville21.com/le-club/central-european-university-under-no-o...


MA in History, Central European University, Budapest
MA in Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven