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Dr. Ivan Djordjević: Structural Determinants of Child Marriage among Serbia’s Roma: from Policy to Reality

When: Friday, May 6, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central

Where: 600 Haven St, The Great Room, 600 Haven Street, Evanston, IL 60208-1001 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Global Health   (847) 467-0750

Group: Global Health Studies

Category: Academic


Ivan Djordjević is an anthropologist and Senior Research Associate at Institute of Ethnography SASA, Belgrade, Serbia. He holds a PhD in cultural anthropology from University of Belgrade and his recent work is mainly focused on health issues related to disadvantaged Roma communities in Serbia and neighboring countries. He has actively participated in many research and policy-informing projects, among which as a Principal Investigator for projects: "Child Marriages among Roma Population in Serbia" (2017, supported by UNICEF) and "Gender Gaps among Marginalized Roma in Serbia" (2018, supported by World Bank). He is a regular consultant for UNICEF, ILO, WHO and other international organizations.

In 2018 and 2019, he was a contributor to Northwestern's Global Learning Office program, "Comparative Public Health: Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina". During his time as the first Radulovacki Visiting Scholar in Global Health Studies (remotely in Spring 2020 and on-campus in Spring 2022), he taught the course "Health care under socialism and postsocialism".

Dr. Djordjević's lecture will take place from 1-2pm, with a reception immediately to follow; refreshments will be served.

This lecture is open to all Northwestern community members, and is made possible through the Radulovacki Global Health Visiting Scholars Fund.

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