1960s Africa American modern art Capitalism international exhibition photography postcolonialism Soviet Union transnational dialogues Yugoslavia
Dr. Radina Vučetić is an Associate Professor of the 20th-centuryhistory at the Department of History and Head of the Center for American Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. She has published books Nevidljivi neprijatelj. Variola vera 1972 (Invisible Enemy. Variola vera 1972, Beograd: Službeni glasnik, 2022), Coca-Cola Socialism: Americanization of Yugoslav Culture (Budapest–New York: CEU Press, 2018), Monopol na istinu. Partija, kultura i cenzura u Srbiji šezdesetih i sedamdesetih godina XX veka (A Monopoly on Truth: The Party, Culture and Censorship in Serbia in the 1960s and 1970s, Belgrade 2016), Koka-kola socijalizam. Amerikanizacija jugoslovenske popularne kulture šezdesetih godina XX veka (Coca-Cola Socialism. Americanization of Yugoslav Popular Culture in the 1960s, Belgrade, six editions: 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020), Evropa na Kalemegdanu. „Cvijeta Zuzorić“ i kulturni život Beograda 1918-1941 (Europe on Kalemegdan. “Cvijeta Zuzorić” and Cultural Life in Belgrade 1918-1941, Belgrade 2003, 2018), Vreme kada je narod govorio: Odjeci i reagovanja u Politici, 1988-1991 (co-author with Aljoša Mimica) (A Time When the People Spoke: „Echoes and Reactions“ in Politika 1988- 1991, Belgrade 2008), and numerous book chapters and journal articles on different topics on Yugoslav history. Her primary academic interest is in the history of Yugoslavia, American history, Americanization, Cold War culture, art and politics, popular culture and everyday life in socialism, censorship, Second – Third World cultural encounters, the disintegration of Yugoslavia. She was the co-author of the exhibitions “Yugoslav- American Relations through Photo-Lens” (Museum of Yugoslavia, funded by the US Embassy), “Come Together/Zajedno: 180 Years of UK-Serbia Diplomatic Relations” (Museum of Yugoslav Film, October-November 2017, funded by the UK Embassy) and “Tito in Africa: Picturing Solidarity” (Museum of Yugoslavia, June-December 2017; Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, 13 November 2017 – 8 April 2018 and The Wende Museum, Los Angeles, 23 June 2019 – 27 October 2019 – forthcoming). She was a European Research Council project evaluator, and UNDP consultant for the project Wars of the 1990s. Her research has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena, Robert Bosch Stiftung, DAAD, and the U.S. Department of State’s Fellowship Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI): U.S. Culture and Society (New York University). She is a vice-president of the Fulbright and Friends Association in Serbia.