Since 10/2022 Research Associate in the project "Geostrategic Competition for the EU in the Western Balkans"
01/2021-09/2022 Postodoctoral Researcher in the project “Hegemonic Mobilisations in Central and Eastern Europe” at the University of Helsinki, Finland
01/2017-12/2020 Doctoral Researcher in the field of Serbia-Kosovo relations, Doctoral Programme in Political, Societal and Regional Changes, University of Helsinki, Finland
01/2020-03/2020 Visiting Researcher in the Political Science Research Group, IOS Regensburg, Germany
09/2019-12/2019 Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz, Austria
01/2018-03/2018 Visiting Doctoral Student at the Department of Politics and International Relations and at South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), University of Oxford, UK
The Western Balkans are of high geostrategic importance for the European Union. Marina Vulović and Florian Bieber discuss how the European integration of the countries in the region can be achieved and how geopolitical shifts - from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to the rise of China – are impacting this process. Host: Esme Nicholson.
How the EU can respond to challenges concerning direct investment, trade and energy security
Contrary to initial concerns, the European Political Community is not a substitute for EU enlargement. The countries of the Western Balkans should use the forum to make their political mark and set priorities, say Margit Wunsch Gaarmann and Marina Vulović.
How the EU can secure the implementation of the “European proposal”
An arena of geostrategic rivalry for the EU or a local power struggle?