Tina Filipović

Research Associate

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Tina Filipović works on social welfare and veterans in the post-1945 Yugoslav northwestern border (Istria and the larger Rijeka region). Her case study comprises of analysis of Yugoslav veterans’ organizations’ (SUBNOR) efforts, discourses and mobilizations around social protection in the region marked by recent regime changes, exoduses and borderline disputes with Italy.

Tina is a historian who studied at the Juraj Dobrila University of Pula. She attended the University of Ljubljana on an Erasmus exchange program and is currently pursuing a PhD in modern and contemporary Croatian history at the University of Zagreb. She worked as an assistant at the Department of History, Faculty of Humanities in Pula (2019-2023) and the Centre for Cultural and Historical Research of Socialism (CKPIS), University of Pula, as part of the Croatian Science Foundation-funded projects ‘Microstructures of Yugoslav socialism: Croatia 1970-1990’ (https://www.unipu.hr/ckpis/en/projects/microsocialism) and ‘Young Researchers Career Development Project’. She continues to volunteer at the CKPIS.

Her academic interests include Yugoslavia’s social history, notably veteran history, welfare studies, memory culture, social mobilizations, state-society relations, local history, and borders.