Milos Vukanovic, Advisor

 Miloš Vukanović, advisor

Milos Vukanovic graduated from the History Department of the Faculty of Philosophy and obtained a master’s degree in International Relations from the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Montenegro. He also completed postgraduate studies at the European College of the University of Jena in Germany in the field of museology, on presenting controversial topics (war crimes) of the 20th century. He specialized in Holocaust at Yad Vashem in Israel, post-conflict societies at the Corimela Center in Northern Ireland, and totalitarian regimes at the Institute for National Remembrance in Warsaw. Through study visits, he was in Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Turkey and China. He is known as an educator and historian with a focus on historical education and museology, more specifically teaching history in post-conflict societies and presentation of 20th-century history. During studies, he was a scholar and associate of the Foundation “Sveti Petar Cetinjski”. He started his career at the CCE as programme associate. From 2011 he continued his professional engagement as a curator at the History Museum of the National Museum of Montenegro (NMMNE). He was the coordinator and co-author of the new permanent exhibition of the History Museum. In 2017 and 2018, he served as Deputy Director for Museum Affairs at NMMNE. As a curator/researcher, he was in the regional team for the UNESCO project “Renovation of the former Yugoslavia Pavilions” at the Auschwitz-Birkenau National Museum. For a decade, he is cooperating with the European Association of Historical Educators (EUROCLIO), being their project coordinator and editor for Montenegro. He is the author and editor of workshops for history education on sensitive topics, inclusive teaching, extremism, discrimination and violence. He was also promoted to EUROCLIO Ambassador in recognition of this successful cooperation. He is one of the founders of the Association of History Educators of Montenegro (HIPMONT). As an expert and consultant, he is engaged in projects run by the Council of Europe, Regional Cooperation Council, International Residual Mechanism in the Hague, ICOM, Geschichtswerkstatt Europa, Documenta, Topography of Terror, Yahad in Unum, CDRSEE, and other intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations. He is the author of historical editions – Petrović Dynasty, Rulers and Warriors and Middle Ages in Montenegro. Also, he is co-author, editor or contributor to the publications Learning a History That is not yet History – Continuation to the education of the 90s; How do we see the 90s? ; What history textbooks in Montenegro hide and reveal about the contemporary Montenegrin History?; Anti-fascism in Montenegro, between political trend and educational policies; History that connects – Once upon a time we lived together; Strategies for inclusive education – using life stories to improve students’ understanding of the connection between present and past; Participative and transnational storytelling: a cultural heritage for connecting the Danube Region; Contribution to Political Memory Parliamentary Elections 2009, and Parliamentary Elections 2020, as well as When the Political Elite Underestimates the Citizens – Parliamentary Elections in Montenegro. Within the edition on facing with past in Montenegro, he worked on documenting cases of war crimes Deportation, Bukovica and Kaludjerski laz. Furthermore, he is the author of 12 articles in the electronic magazine European Pulse on events and persons who shaped Europe. Fluent in English with basic knowledge of French and German.