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Damir Kapidžić

Damir Kapidžić is an Associate Professor of Comparative Politics at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His research looks at ethnic conflict, political parties and power-sharing, as well as the process through which democratic or authoritarian politics are institutionalized. Much of his focus is on countries in Southeast Europe, but also includes comparative perspectives from Southeast Asia, East Africa and the Middle East. At the University of Sarajevo, he is the principal investigator for the Horizon 2020 research project Contexts of Extremism in MENA and Balkan Societies. He is the editor of the recent special issue Illiberal Politics in Southeast Europe (Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 20/1). More information and a full CV are available at: