Zlatko Hadžidedić, PhD, is an expert in International Relations, Political Theory and Nationalism Studies. Assistant Professor at the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, at the Department of Political Science and International Relations. Also taught at the University of Sarajevo, at the Faculty of Political Science.
Born in 1965 in Sarajevo. Obtained BA in Comparative Literature from the University of Sarajevo, at the Faculty of Philosophy (1988), MA in Society and Politics from the Central European University (1999), MPhil in Government from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2006), and PhD in Political Science from the University of Sarajevo, at the Faculty of Political Science (2009).
Served as a Political Advisor to the Minister of Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia-Herzegovina (2006-2010), the Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina (2004-2006), and the Deputy Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina (2002-2004). Also served as a diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina (1994-1998). Cooperated with several political parties as an election campaign manager and provided political advice to several party leaders.
Member of the Association of Free Intellectuals Circle 99. From 2006 to 2015, a board member of the America-Bosnia Foundation.
Published four books, „Istočnici Istog“ (poetry, 1989), „Pad“ (drama, 1993), „Bosnia Does Not Strike Back“ (international relations, 1996), and „Forced to be Free: the Paradoxes of Liberalism and Nationalism“ (political science, 2012).