dr. (Dubravka) D. Zarkov

Associate Professor International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Academic Staff Unit
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
I 4-13
Telephone
+31 70 4260 775
Email
zarkov@iss.nl

Latest academic publication

D. Zarkov (2018). From Women and War to Gender and Conflict? Feminist Trajectories. In Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Naomi Cahn, Dina Francesca Haynes, Nahla Valji (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict; http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199300983.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199300983-e-3. Oxford: Oxford University Press

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Dubravka Žarkov is Associate Professor in Gender, Conflict and Development at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

She teaches on feminist epistemology, conflict theories, and media and war. Her main fields of interest are gender, sexuality and ethnicity/national identity in the context of war and violence, with focus on sexual violence and its media representations

Field of expertise:

  • Gender - femininities and masculinities; the female/male body; intersections with sexuality, ethnicity, religion, race;
  • Violent conflict/war/militarism - conflict analysis; globalization, development and violent conflict; gender based sexual violence; peace-keeping, peace-building; conflict transformations; nationalism; communalism; militarism;
  • Media and the politics of representation - visual and textual representations of war, violence, soldiering; press, press photography, cinema;
  • Methodology - intersectional analysis; discourse analysis;

Teaching at ISS:

  • Feminist Theories;
  • Conflict Theories;
  • Media and War.

Research Grants:

  • NIAS Fellowship 2011/2012;
  • Gender Excellence 2010, University of Linkoping, Sweden
  • Ford Foundation 2008, Five College Women's Studies Research Centre, Mount Holyoke College, USA

Video Material:

Cross-Regional Feminist Dialogues on Gender and Conflict: Middle East and South Asia; http://www.iss.nl/education/ma_programme/human_rights_gender_and_conflict_studies_social_justice_perspectives_sjp/feminist_dialogues/

      • H.M. Hintjens & D. Zarkov (2015). Conflict, Peace, Security and Development: Theories and Methodologies. London and New York: Routledge
      • D. Zarkov & M. Glasius (2014). Narratives of Justice in and out of the Courtroom. Former Yugoslavia and Beyond (Springer series in transitional justice, 8). New York USA: Springer
      • D. Zarkov (2008). Gender, Conflict, Development: Challenges of Practice. New Delhi: Zubaan
      • D. Zarkov (2007). The Body of War: Media, Ethnicity and Gender in the Break-up of Yugoslavia. Durham and London: Duke University Press
      • D. Zarkov (2005). Working Through the War: Trajectories of Non-Governmental and Governmental Organizations Engaged in Psycho-social Assistance to Victims of War and Family Violence in the ex-Yugoslav States. Utrecht: Pharos
      • D. Zarkov & C. Cockburn (2002). Postwar Moment: Militaries, Masculinities and International Peacekeeping. London: Lawrence and Wishart
      • D. Zarkov (2018). From Women and War to Gender and Conflict? Feminist Trajectories. In Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Naomi Cahn, Dina Francesca Haynes, Nahla Valji (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict; http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199300983.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199300983-e-3. Oxford: Oxford University Press
      • D. Zarkov (2015). The “ New Wars”. A Gendered Myth. In Dudink, S & Plate, L. (Ed.), Mythen van Gender. Essays voor Willy Jansen (pp. 275-280). Nijmegen: Vantilt
      • D. Zarkov (2015). Identity politics of wars: theorizing, policy and intervention. In H. Hintjens & D. Zarkov (Eds.), Conflict, Peace, Security and Development. Theories and Methodologies (pp. 117-132). Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY :: Routledge
      • D. Zarkov & H.M. Hintjens (2015). Introduction: Conflict, Peace, Security and Development: Theories and Methodologies. In H. Hintjens & D. Zarkov (Eds.), Conflict, Peace, Security and Development: Theories and Methodologies (pp. 3-21). Abingdon (UK) and New York: Routledge
      • D. Zarkov (2014). Ontologies of International Humanitarian and Criminal Law: “Locals” and “Internationals”. In D. Zarkov & M. Glasius (Eds.), Narratives of Justice in and out of the Courtroom. Former Yugoslavia and Beyond (Springer series in transitional justice, 8) (pp. 3-21). New York, USA: Springer
      • D. Zarkov (2014). Cinematic Representations of the Bosnian war: De Enclave and the Ontologies of Un-Recognizability. In D. Abazović & M. Velikonja (Eds.), Post-Yugoslavia. New Cultural and Political Perspectives (pp. 162-197). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan
      • D. Zarkov (2014). ‘The Body of the Other Man’. In R. Jamieson (Ed.), The Criminology of War (The International Library of Criminology, Criminal Justice & Penology, 2nd series) (pp. 327-344). Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited
      • D. Zarkov (2011). Exposures and Invisibilities: Media, Masculinities and the Narratives of War in an Intersectional Perspective. In H. Lutz, M.T. Herrera Vivar & L. Supik (Eds.), Framing Intersectionality - Debates on a multi-faceted Concept in Gender Studies (pp. 105-120). Aldershot: Ashgate
      • D. Zarkov, . R. Drezgic & T. Djuric-Kuzmanovic (2008). Gendered War, Gendered Peace: Violent Conflicts in the Balkans and Their Consequences. In Gendered Peace. Women's Search for Post-war Justice and Reconciliation (pp. 265-291). London: Routledge Books
      • D. Zarkov (2007). Introduction. In D. Zarkov (Ed.), Gender, Conflict, Development: Challenges of Practice (pp. 1-19). New Delhi: Zubaan
      • D. Zarkov (2006). Towards a New Theorizing of Women, Gender and War. In M. Evans, K. Davis & J. Lorber (Eds.), Handbook of Gender and Women's Studies (pp. 214-233). London: Sage
      • D. Zarkov (2002). "Srebrenica Trauma": Masculinity, Military and National Self-image in Dutch Daily Newspapers. In D. Zarkov & C. Cockburn (Eds.), Postwar Moment: Militaries, Masculinities and the International Peacekeeping (pp. 183-203). London: Lawrence and Wishart
      • D. Zarkov & C. Cockburn (2002). Introduction. In D. Zarkov & C. Cockburn (Eds.), Postwar Moment: Militaries, Masculinities and the International Peacekeeping (pp. 9-22). London: Lawrence and Wishart
      • D. Zarkov (2001). The Body of the Other Man: Sexual Violence and the Construction of Masculinity, Sexuality and Ethnicity in Croatian Media. In C.O.N. Moser & F. Clark (Eds.), Victims, Perpetrators or Actors? Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence (pp. 69-82). London: Zed Books
      • D. Zarkov (2000). Feminist Selves/Ethnic Selves: Theory and Politics of Women’s Activism. In Slapsak, S. (Ed.), Women’s Discourses/War Discourses (pp. 167-193). Ljubljana: ISH
      • D. Zarkov & T. Djuric-Kuzmanovic (1997). Ekonomija, rod i promene u “Drugom Svetu" (Economy and Gender in the Changing “Second World”). In Djuric-Kuzmanovic, T. (Ed.), Dirigovani Nerazvoj: (Post)Socialisticko Iskustvo i Feministicke Alternative (Directed Non-Development: (Post)Socialist experience and Feminist Alternatives) (pp. 131-146). Novi Sad: Expo Press
      • D. Zarkov (1997). Sex as usual: Body Politics and the Media War in Serbia. In Davis, Kathy (Ed.), Embodied Practices (pp. 110-127). London: Sage
      • D. Zarkov (1995). Gender, Orientalism and the “History of Ethnic Hatred” in the Former Yugoslavia. In Lutz, H., Phoenix, A & Yuval-Davis, N (Eds.), Crossfires. Nationalism, Racism and Gender in Europe (pp. 105-121). London: Pluto Press
      • D. Zarkov (2007). Book Review of "Masculinities Matter! Men, Gender and Development" (F. Cleaver ed., London, New York and Cape Town: Zed Books and David Philip, 2003) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Masculinities Matter! Men, Gender and Development" (F. Cleaver ed., London, New York and Cape Town: Zed Books and David Philip, 2003)]. Development and Change, 38, 579-581.
      • D. Zarkov (2005). Book review of " Development, Women, and War: Feminist Perspectives " (Haleh Afshar and Deborah eds. , London: Oxfam GB, 2004, xiv+384pp) [Bespreking van het boek Book review of " Development, Women, and War: Feminist Perspectives " (Haleh Afshar and Deborah eds. , London: Oxfam GB, 2004, xiv+384pp)]. Development and Change, 36, 196-197.
      • D. Zarkov (2004). Book Review of "Autobiographical Ethnography of Dutchness or, An Exile as a Native Anthropologist" (H. Ghorashi ed.; Ways to Survive, Battles to Win. Iranian Women Exiles in the Netherlands and the United States, New York: Nova) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Autobiographical Ethnography of Dutchness or, An Exile as a Native Anthropologist" (H. Ghorashi ed.; Ways to Survive, Battles to Win. Iranian Women Exiles in the Netherlands and the United States, New York: Nova)]. European Journal of Women's Studies (print), 11, 123-125.
      • D. Zarkov. From 'media-war' to ethnic war: the female body and the production of ethnicity in former Yugoslavia (1986-1994) (cum laude). Nijmegen (Nijmegen: University of Nijmegen) Prom./coprom.: W Jansen.
        • D. Zarkov (2011). `Cross-Regional Feminist Dialogues on Gender and Conflict: Middle East and South Asia': a video material.
        • D. Zarkov (2007). Feminist Theorizing of Sexual Violence in War: Open Questions for Theorizing Security. Paper presented in the conference on "Gender and Security: 1325": Oslo, Norway (2007, november 1).
        • D. Zarkov (2007). Gender Specific War Violence and Genderdness of International Criminal Law (Paper presented at the conference on "African Perspectives on International Criminal Justice" organised by ICC, The Hague The Netherlands on February 2007).
        • D. Zarkov (2007). Gender, Youth and Postwar Reconstruction (Paper presented at the expert meeting on "Youth as Key Actor for Sustainable Postwar Recovery" organised by International Organization of Migration in Geneva, Switzerland, December 2007).
        • D. Zarkov (2006). On Militarism, Economy and Gender: Working in a Global Context. Paper presented at the workshop: Berlin (2006, mei 1).
        • D. Zarkov (2005). Europe as a Global Player: Gender, Security and Globalization (Paper presented at the conference on 'Whose Security? Gender and Southern Perspectives' organized by APRODEV, Brussels, October 2005).
        • D. Zarkov (2005). Imaging and Imagining Europe: East - West, Past - Future (Paper presented at the symposium on 'Europe between East and West' organised by the Dutch Ministry of General Affairs, Government The Hague, June 2005).
        • D. Zarkov (2005). In the Aftermath of War: Thinking of Violence and its Consequences' (Paper presented at the conference on '10 years of gender based approach to trauma and recovery from sexual and domestic violence in (post)war situations' organized by Pharos/ Admira Utrecht, January 2005).
        • D. Zarkov (2005). Sexual Violence and War informer Yugoslavia (Paper presented ath Cordaid Debate on Gender Based War Crimes: A Future after Humiliation (January 2005); http://www.cordaid.nl/Overige/Extra_pop_up/Index.aspx?mId=9593&rId=242.
        • D. Zarkov (2004). Paradoxes of Women's Engagements against Violent Conflict (Paper presented at the conference on 'Women in Conflict Situations and Peacekeeping' organised by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Defence, Social Affairs and Emancipation Policy, for Dutch EU Presidency, published ww.emancipatieweb.nl / rechten_en_veiligheid, Amsterdam, December 2004).
        • D. Zarkov & R. Drezgic (2004). Feminist Troubles with the Balkans: Intersecting Gender, War, Balkans and (Post) Socialism in Studies of ex-Yugoslav Disintegration (Paper presented at the conference on 'Troubles with the Balkans' organised by Women's Studies Department , Sarajevo University, Sarajavo, BiH, November 2004).
        • D. Zarkov (2003). Globalizing Gender: Neo-Liberal Economy, Militarism and Development (Paper presented at the International Expert Seminar on Gender, Violent Conflict and Development: Issues for Theory, Policy and Practice organized by ISS and Clingendael, 16-17 October 2003).
        • D. Zarkov (2002). Motherlands: Gender and Ethnicity in Croatian Media During Yugoslav Disintegration (Paper presented at the Conference organized by American Anthropological Association; American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, New Orleans, USA; Pittsburgh, US, 20-25 November 2002).
        • D. Zarkov (2002). War and Feminism in ex-Yugoslavia; Masculinity, Militarization and Violence: Bodies, Genders,Conflicts. Paper presented at the Workshop on Gender, Peace and Development: Bonn, Germany and New Delhi, India (2002, oktober 20 - 2002, oktober 25).
        • D. Zarkov (2013). Cinematic Histories: De Enclave and Dutch memories of Srebrenica. Perspectives in (post) conflict academia and society: Opening spaces for critically assessing and rethinking history and memory: Sarajevo.
        • D. Zarkov (2013). Sexual Violence Against Men. Constellations and Dynamics of Sexual Violence, in Armed Conflict: Hamburg.
        • D. Zarkov (2013). Theorizing war and violence: Complicated Embodiments. Transnational Bodies: Amsterdam.
      • D. Zarkov & K. Davis (Eds.). (2017) European Journal of Women's Studies (online), 24(4).
      • D. Zarkov (Ed.). (2016) European Journal of Women's Studies (print), 23(2).
  • Associate Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
    Department
    Academic Staff Unit
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 70 4260 775
  • Role
    Co-Editor
    Start Date
    Jan/2014
  • European Journal of Women's Studies

    Start Date
    Jan/2014
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    LONDON/SAGE
    Description
    co-editor
    Specialty
    Development, Gender and Conflict Studies

    Religion and the Global Framing of GBV

    Start Date
    Jan/2016
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, NY
    Description
    Senior Academic Advisor
    Specialty
    Development, Gender and Conflict Studies

    Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict Networ

    Start Date
    Jan/2013
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    HAMBURG
    Description
    network member
    Specialty
    Development, Gender and Conflict Studies

    Springer International Publisher

    Start Date
    Jan/2011
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    US
    Description
    Book Series on Transitional Justice
    Specialty
    Development, Gender and Conflict Studies

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