Ph.D. Aleksandar Knežević | Faculty of Geography

Ph.D. Aleksandar Knežević

Aleksandar Knežević, PhD

Date of Birth:              April 19, 1973.
Place:                          Kraljevo, Republic of Serbia.
Tel:                             +381 60 22 44 641
E-mail:                       knezevicaleksandar@yahoo.com   knezevic@gef.bg.ac.rs

Education:

(2001): BA in Geography, Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade
(2002): MA (equivalent) in Environment, Department of Environment, Alternative Academic Educational Network, Belgrade
(2006): MA in Demography, Department of Demography, Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade
(2013): PhD in Demography, Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade

Professional experience and positions:

Department of Demography, Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade:
- Assistant Trainee (2001-2006)
- Assistant (2007-2013),
- Assistant Professor (since 2014)
- Editor in Chief of scientific journal Demografija (since 2017)

Teaching:

Bachelor courses:
Introduction to Demography
Population Statistics
Ethnodemography
Geopolitics and Population
Standardization of population data

Master courses:
Ethnodemographic issues and problems

Doctoral Studies:
Theory of Demography (1/3)
Methods and Techniques in Demography (1/3)

Projects references:

(Since 2011 to present) Centre of Demographic Research-Institute of Social Sciences, Department for Demography-Faculty of Geography at University of Belgrade and Faculty of Organizational Sciences at University of Belgrade: The study of demographic phenomena in the function of public policies in Republic of Serbia
(2008-2010) Faculty of Geography at University of Belgrade: Geo-Systemic basis of spatial and functional organization of Serbia
(2003-2005) Faculty of Geography at University of Belgrade: Geographic basis of development of Serbia (Subproject-Demographic resources of Serbia)
(2004-2005) Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia and Faculty of Geography at University of Belgrade: Migrations of population of Serbia according to census data 2002

Selected papers:

  1. Knežević, A. (2017). The floating ethnic groups in demographic research – Methodological issues, approaches and examples. Annales-Series Historia et Sociologia, 27, 2017(2). 439-456. DOI 10.19233/ASHS.2017.31
  2. Vulević, A. & Knežević, A. (2017). Demographic Response to Accessibility Improvement in Depopulation Cross Border Regions: The Case of Euro Region Danube 21 in Serbia. Collection of Papers-Faculty of Geography at the University of Belgrade, 65(1), 167-193. DOI: 10.5937/zrgfub1765167V
  3. Knežević, A. (2017). Demographic aspect of minority politics in the context of European integration of the Republic of Serbia. In Rašević, M., Devedžić, M. & Jovanović, J. (Eds.), Messages of Demographers to policy makers in Serbia (pp. 65-69). Belgrade: Demographic Research Centre – Institute for Social Sciences.
  4. Knežević, A. & Antić, M. (2017). The demographic aspect of the “Vlach issue” in eastern Serbia.. National Minorities, Migration and Security in Democratic Societies (Abstract book). Brioni: University of Zagreb – Faculty of Political Science, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Council for National Minorities of the Republic of Croatia.
  5. Knežević, A. & Radić, N. (2016): The Census Categorization of Ethnic Identity: Between Theoretical Comprehensions and Statistical Practice. Stanovništvo, 54(2), 59-81. DOI: 10.2298/STNV161122010K
  6. Knežević, A. (2016). Ethnodemographic basics of geopolitical and migratory crisis in Syrian Arab Republic. Contemporary migration in a changing world: New perspectives and challenges (Abstract Book). Belgrade: University of Belgrade-Faculty of Geography, Regional Studies Association, MICaRD.
  7. Knežević, A. & Šantić, D. (2016). From ethnostistics to ethnopolitics – Could the Census be a reliable source for creating minority policy in the Republic of Serbia? (Working paper in National Minorities, Migration and Security in Democratic Societies). Brioni: University of Zagreb – Faculty of Political Science, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Council for National Minorities of the Republic of Croatia.
  8. Knežević, A. (2016). The ethnodemographic aspect of population dynamics and density of East Serbia. In Demographic challenges in the former Yugoslavia (Abstract book). Belgrade: Association of Demographers of Serbia, Department of Demography, Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade, Demographic Research Centre – Institute for Social Sciences and Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia.
  9. Knežević, A. & Vojković, G. (2015). Spatial Extent in Demographic Research-Approach and Problems. Bulletin of the Serbian Geographical Society, 95(2), 1-24. DOI: 10.2298/GSGD160112001K
  10. Knežević, A. & Negovanović, O. (2015). Demographic facts about the German ethnic minority in Serbia according to official statistics. IV Serbian Congress of Geographers. Achievements, actualities and challenges of geographical science and practice (Abstract book). Belgrade: Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade, The Serbian Geographical Society.
  11. Knežević, A. (2015). Methodological problems of ethnodemographic research of floating ethnic groups. International Scientific Conference. Migration and Ethnicity at the Beginning of the 21st Century (Abstract book). Zagreb: Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies.
  12. Radovanović, S. & Knežević, A. (2014). Roma in Serbia (according to the Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011). Belgrade: Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia.
  13. Knežević, A. (2014). Methodological issues of demographic analysis: The recalculation of Census data and vital statistics with administrative-territorial changes (Case Study of Eastern Serbia). Demografija, 11, 53-77.
  14. Knežević, A., Đurđev, B. & Arsenović, D. (2014). The demographic potentials of Euro region Danube XXI in Serbia-Consequences of biological depopulation and population ageing. The Third Romanian-Bulgarian-Hungarian-Serbian Conference. Geographical Research and Cross-Border Cooperation within the Lower Basin of the Danube (Abstract book). Novi Sad-Belgrade: Faculty of Sciences, Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management, University of Belgrade-Faculty of Geography.
  15. Knežević, A. (2014). Demographic characteristics of Slovenians in Vojvodina at the beginning of the XXI Century. Proceedings of Matica Srpska, Department of Social Sciences Quarterly 148 (3/2014), 433-442. DOI: 10.2298/ZMSDN1448433K
  16. Sabic, D., Knezevic, A., Vujadinovic, S., Golic, R., Milincic, M., & Joksimovic, M. (2013). Belgrade Slums-Life or Survival on the Margins of Serbian Society. Trames-A Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Tallinn: Estonian Academy of Sciences and Tartu University, 55-86. DOI: 10.3176/tr.2013.1.03
  17. Knežević, A. (2013). Demographic characteristics of Roma population in Belgrade as an indicator of their social integration. Revista Română de Geografie Politică, (15)1, 43-55.
  18. Knežević, A. (2012). Slovenians in Serbia. A contribution to the ethnodemographic study. Annales-Series Historia et Sociologia, 22, 2012(1), 171-186.
  19. Knežević, A. (2011). Methodological problems of ethnostatistical and ethnodemographic research of population of Serbia. Demografija, 8, 129-144.
  20. Knežević, A. (2011). Roma population in Belgrade-Demographic development and social integration issues. International Conference. (Re)Integration and Development Issues in Multicultural and Border Regions. Glasnik UP ZRS, 16, 2011(7) (Abstract book). Koper: University of Primorska, Science and research Centre Koper.
  21. Knežević, A. (2010). Social position, residential problems and characteristics of households and families of Roma population in Belgrade. Bulletin of the Serbian Geographical Society, 90(1), 257-276.
  22. Knežević, A. (2010). Roma (Gypsies) in Belgrade-ethnodemographic study. Belgrade: University of Belgrade, Faculty of Geography.
  23. Knežević, A. (2010). The supplement to ethnodemographic research of Vlachs ethnic group in Eastern Serbia-Several approaches to question of ethnic origin Wallach populatin. In Territorial aspects of development of Serbia and neighbourding countries (pp. 259-266). Belgrade: Faculty of Geography-University of Belgrade.
  24. Knežević, A. (2008). Roma population in Censuses of Serbia. In Census 2011. – Collection of papers (pp. 142-147). Belgrade: Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia.
  25. Knežević, A. (2007). The influence of subjective criteria usage as official principe at nationality identification in censuses to manifestation Roma ethnic identity. Bulletin of Serbian Geographical Society, 87(1), 79-88.
  26. Knežević, A. (2005). Demographic aspect of HIV pandemic. Demografija, 2, 199-207.
  27. Knežević, A. (2005). Population of Srbia according to nationality in results of census in 2002. Bulletin of Serbian Geographical Society, 85(1), 103-110.
  28. Knežević, A. (2004). Demographic-ecological approach to population growth (From Malthus to sustainable development). Globus, 29. 103-112.
  29. Knežević, A. (2003). Ethno demographic review of the Maghreb countries. Globus, 28, 171-186.
  30. Knežević, A. (2002). Geographical environment, war and peace. Globus, 27, 123-126.
  31. Knežević, A. (2002). The basic characteristics of the population from census data 2002. In Proceedings-Ecological truth (pp. 539-541). Donji Milanovac, Serbia: Institute of Public Health ’’Timok’’ Zajecar and Faculty of Engineering Bor.

Membership:

Serbian Geographical Society
Association of Demographers of Serbia

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