Fakultet političkih nauka, 11.03.2017

Slaven Živković - Biografija



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Date of birth: 25.09.1991.
Place of birth: Podgorica, Montenegro
E-mail: slaven.zivkovic@yahoo.com

Education:


October 2014 – October 2016:
- MA in Political Science, Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro
MA thesis: Universal turnout and its implications: Parliamentary elections in Montenegro
September 2010 – September 2014:
- BA in Political Science, Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro
BA thesis: Public support for NATO integration process: case of Montenegro
September 2006 – June 2010:
- High school, Gymnasium Podgorica, Montenegro


Working experience:


September 2014 – ongoing:
- Teaching assistant at Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro
Teaching assistant at the following group of subjects: Introduction to Political Science;
Contemporary Political Systems Iⅈ Political Communication; Political Marketing;
Institutions of European Union; European integration; NATO and systems of collective
defense; Political parties and party systems; Statistics


November 2013 – ongoing:
- Researcher at De Facto Consultancy, Research agency in Podgorica, Montenegro
Job description: Assisting in preparing and conducting research; Work on agency’s
international projects: CSES, EVS; Data processing; Help in writing reports on
conducted researches


September 2005 – May 2012:
- Journalist at Radio Montenegro
Job description: Radio host, editing and conducting live radio program; preparing news
for Informative program


Selected professional projects:


- Montenegro National Election Study (MNES) – researcher, coordinator of data collection
and data quality, preparation of dataset; more information at – www.mnes.defacto.me ;
- Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES) – part of Montenegrin team which is
conducting survey in Montenegro for this international project;
- European Value Study (EVS) – part of Montenegrin team which will conduct survey in
Montenegro in 5th wave of European Value Study;
- Analyzing and understanding political parties’ and candidates’ behavior – researcher in
bilateral project between Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro and
Austrian National Election Study (AUTNES) team from University of Vienna;
- Europeanization of Civil Society in Montenegro and Slovenia – researcher in bilateral
project between Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro and Faculty of
Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana;
- Professionalization and Social Impact of European Political Science, COST project –
part of team from Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro, that is
participating on behalf of Montenegro in this international project;
- Balkan Barometer – data collection coordinator for this longitudinal project, conducted
three times in Montenegro so far; research is ordered by Regional Cooperation Council
(RCC); survey is comprised of public opinion poll and business survey;
- Public opinion on Montenegrin EU integration process – worked on three projects De
Facto conducted for the purposes of assessing general attitude of Montenegrin
population on EU integration process;
- Civic participation in Montenegro – researcher at project on various ways Montenegrin
population participates in country’s political life: project is funded by Charles Stewart
Mott foundation and conducted in cooperation between De Facto and Montenegrin NGO
Civic Alliance;
- Political public opinion polls – data cleaning and processing in various political survey De
Facto is conducting on request of some political parties in Montenegro;
- Attitudes of Montenegrin entrepreneurs towards CEFTA – data collection coordinator for
CATI survey of representatives of 200 Montenegrin firms about CEFTA


Research stays, conferences and schools:


- ERASMUS MUNDUS SIGMA, MA exchange student, one year at Institute for Social
Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin, 2015-2016
- Multidisciplinary scientific conference of Youth scholars at Montenegrin Academy of
Science and Art, 23-24.09.2014. Podgorica, Montenegro
- Scientific Conference “Culture of Human Rights” – Montenegrin Academy of Sciences
and Arts 2012
- Scientific Conference “Building stability and social consensus in post-Communist
societies 2012”
- SERISS training “Sampling, Weighting, Estimation in Survey Methodology”, Ljubljana,
Slovenia 2017
- ECPR Winter School of Methods – Bamberg 2016


List of publications:


- Živković, Slaven; “Universal turnout and implications - case of Montenegro”, Communist
and Post-Communist Studies, Elsevier – under review
- Komar, Olivera; Živković, Slaven (2016) “Democracy without alternations: case study of
Montenegro”, East European Politics and Societies, SAGE, Vol. 30, No.4
- Živković, Slaven (2015) “Data analyses in SPSS: statistical handbook”, DeFacto
Consultancy, Podgorica, Montenegro
- Živković, Slaven; Komar, Olivera (2014) “Strategies of Political Mobilization in
Montenegro” – Multidisciplinary scientific conference of Youth scholars at Montenegrin
Academy of Science and Art, 23-24.09.2014. Podgorica, Montenegro
- Zivkovic, Slaven (2014) From “people’s revolution” to “democratic elections”: U.S.
foreign policy towards Egypt, Civis - Montenegrin Journal of Political Science, Faculty of
Political Science, University of Montenegro, Vol. 3, No. 3