Miodrag A. Jovanović (1971) is a Full Professor in Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade. His areas of interest are jurisprudence, philosophy of international law, legal theory of collective rights, political theory of multiculturalism, federalism and legal and political nature of the EU. He is a fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. He is the Editor of the Series Democracy and the Rule of Law at the Eleven Publishers International, Utrecht. He is a member of the international editorial board of the Estudios de Deusto Law Review, Lisbon Law Review (Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa) and Acta Juridica Hungarica – Hungarian Journal of Legal Studies. He is the President of the Serbian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy (Serbian section of the IVR).
Apart from organizing and participating at a number of international conferences, he was a visiting lecturer at the Institute of Federalism (University of Fribourg), Emory University (Atlanta), Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg), Jurisprudence Centre, Carleton University (Ottawa), Fakultät für Vergleichende Staats- und Rechtswissenschaft, Andrássy Gyula Deutschsprachige Universität (Budapest), China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Institute for Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest), Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Silesia (Katowice), Lucernaiuris Institute of the University of Luzerne and Institut für Rechtswissenschaftliche Grundlagen of the University of Graz.
His internationally published books include: Collective Rights – A Legal Theory (Cambridge University Press, 2012); Constitutionalizing Secession in Federalized States: A Procedural Approach (Eleven International Publishing, 2007); with S. Samardžić, Federalism and Decentralisation in Eastern Europe: Between Transition and Secession (Institut du Fédéralisme, LIT Verlag, 2007); His most recently edited and co-edited books include: Constitutional Review and Democracy (Eleven International Publishing, 2015); (with Kenneth Einar Himma), Courts, Interpretation, the Rule of Law (Eleven International Publishing, 2014); (with Bojan Spaić), Jurisprudence and Political Philosophy in the 21st Century: Reassessing Legacies (Peter Lang, 2012).
Some of his most recently internationally published articles include: ‘Legal Validity and Human Dignity: On Radbruch’s Formula’, Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie – Beiheft 137, 2013: 145-167; ’Is Legal Positivism Tenable Beyond Moral Relativism?’, Problema – Anaurio de Filosofía y Teoría del Derecho, Vol. 9, 2015: 185-244; ‘Dworkin on International Law: Not Much of a Legacy?’, Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2015: 443-460; ‘Responsibility to Protect and the International Rule of Law’, Chinese Journal of International Law, Vol. 14, 2015: 757-776; ‘Sovereignty – Out, Constitutional Identity – In: The “Core Areas” Controversy of the EU Membership’, Acta Juridica Hungarica, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2015: 249-267; ‘The Quest for International Rule of Law and the Rise of Global Regulatory Regimes – Some Theoretical Preliminaries’, e-Publica, No. 6, 2015, 1-20. http://e-publica.pt/pdf/artigos/the-quest-for-international.pdf; ‘Constructing Legal Personality of Collective Entities – The Case of “Peasants”’, in Tomasz Pietrzykowski and Brunello Snacioli (eds.), New Approaches to the Personhood in Law – Essays in Legal Philosophy (Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Brussels, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 2016), 93-109; ‘Human Rights – Between Universality and Culturally Sensitive Interpretation’, in Kenneth Himma and Bojan Spaić (ed.), Fundamental Rights – Justification and Interpretation (The Hague: Eleven Publishing, 2016), 7-26; ‘How to Justify Militant Democracy: Meta-Ethics and the Game-Like Character of Democracy’, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Vol. 42, No. 8, 2016: 745–762.