Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg

Bojan Baća (PhD, York University) is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Weber Institute of Sociology, Heidelberg University (2020–2021), the Institute of Sociological Studies, Charles University (2019–2020), and the Center for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz (2018–2019); as well as a research fellow at the Art, Science and Business Program, Akademie Schloss Solitude (2020–2021), the Institute for Advanced Study, New Europe College (2019–2020), and the Center for Advanced Studies, University of Rijeka (2019). He also has 10 years of experience working in the non-governmental sector and currently serves as an academic representative to the Council of the Montenegrin Public Broadcaster.

His research on civil society, social movements, and contentious politics has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed outlets including Antipode, International Political Sociology, Europe-Asia Studies, among several others. His current research examines the relationship between grassroots and elite expressions of right-wing populism during turbulent times and, since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the intersection of populism, pseudoscientism, and conspiracism in the digital public sphere.

Areas of expertise:

civil society, social movements, contentious politics, active citizenship, postsocialism


English, Serbo-Croatian