Mr Slavko Gajevic - BA Hons (Belgrade), MA (Canterbury, NZ)
Telephone: +44(0)29 208 76097
Location: Room 1.34, Bute Building
The research contract of Slavko Gajevic has ended.
Slavko Gajevic is a research assistant working on the Admixed Embryos Project (The UK Press Reporting of Admixed Embryos) funded by a coalition of medical research bodies (the Medical Research Council, Welcome Trust, Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Science Media Centre). The research project is run by Dr Andrew Williams, Professor Jenny Kitzinger and Professor Justin Lewis.
Current research interests:
- Journalism – practice and theory
- News media and memory
- Media, conflict and justice
- Media, globalization and identity
A Politician’s Handbook: A Guide to Political Power Techniques, Nova, Belgrade, 1993.
‘That Wonderful, Horrible West World: the Serbian Expats Report on Their Experiences of Capitalism’. Paper to be presented at the International Conference Beyond East and West: Two Decades of Media Transformation After the Fall of Communism, Central European University, Budapest, June 25-27, 2009.
‘Journalism In a Time of Conflict-When Practices Unite But Memories Collide’. Paper to be presented at the international conference Journalism in the 21st Century: Between Globalization and National Identity, the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, July 16-17, 2009.
‘Discourse of Justice in Media and Memory’. Paper presented at the international conference Comparative Journalism Studies: Approaches, Methods and Paradigms, University of Tasmania, Hobart, June 25-27, 2008.
Entry on ‘Yugoslavia’ in The Encyclopedia of the World’s Nations, Fact on File, New York., 2000.
Slavko Gajevic is currently working towards a PhD degree at the School of Culture and Communication, the University of Melbourne. His PhD thesis is entitled Discourse of Justice in Media and Memory: Serbia and the West 1991-2008 (supervisor Dr Ingrid Volkmer). The thesis examines how the news media construct the concept of justice in times of crisis, and how that construction of justice influences collective memory and the public sphere.
Slavko holds an MA with Distinction in Mass Communication from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. His master’s thesis Constructing a Traitor: How New Zealand newspapers framed Russell Coutts’ role in the America’s Cup 2003 was supervised by Dr Donald Matheson. Slavko’s first degree is BA with Honours - a four-year degree in Mass Communications and Journalism, from the University of Belgrade, former Yugoslavia.
Prior to his appointment to Cardiff University Slavko worked as a journalist, foreign correspondent, editor and columnist in four daily newspapers in former Yugoslavia. While based in Budapest, Hungary he worked for different international organizations-International Organization for Migration, Action Against Hunger, and USA based National Democratic Institute. He lived and worked in Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary, New Zealand, and in Australia.