Tomaž Ivešić

Tomaž Ivešić is a Ph.D. researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, where he is researching the concept of socialist (national) Yugoslavism. After finishing a BA in Maribor, he obtained two MA degrees in History from the University of Ljubljana and the Central European University in Budapest. He has published several scientific articles in Slovene historical journals concerning the Slovene and Yugoslav history of the 20th century. In 2015 he edited a volume of Milovan Djilas’s articles and a year later he published his first book: Jugoslovanska socialistična nacija: Ideja in realizacija (1952–1958) [The Yugoslav Socialist Nation: The Idea and the Realization].


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The world turned on its head

Was WWI really the beginning of the end of empires?

The Great War brought the end of some empires, while others expanded on the ruins of those that lost. Viewing WWI as the end of imperialism is too Europe-centric a concept and needs to be amended.

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