James M. Robertson

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Assistant Professor, History
School of Humanities

Ph.D., New York University, 2014, History
B.A., University of Sydney, 2007, History & Philosophy

Phone: (949)824-8248 (Department)
Email: jamesmr1@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
263 Murray Krieger Hall
Mail Code: 3275
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Intellectual and cultural history of Eastern Europe and the Balkans; political, economic and aesthetic philosophies; modernism and discourses of modernity; the global history of socialism; imagined geographies; urban history and theory.
‘Literature, revolution and national aesthetics on the interwar Yugoslav left’, Nationalities Papers 46:2 (2018): 301-317.
‘Imagining the Balkans as a space of revolution: the federalist vision of Serbian socialism, 1870-1914’, East European Politics and Societies 31:2 (2017): 402-425.
‘Speaking Titoism: Student opposition and the Yugoslav socialist language regime, 1961-1974’, in Petrov, Petre and Ryazanova, Lara, eds., Vernaculars of communism: language, ideology and power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (London: Routledge, 2015)
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