Biserka Cvjeticanin is Senior Scientific Researcher at the Institute for International Relations (IMO
), Zagreb, Croatia, and former Deputy Minister of Culture (2000-2004).
She is Director of the Network of Networks for Research and Cooperation in Cultural Development - Culturelink
, established in 1990 by UNESCO and the Council of Europe. Biserka Cvjeticanin delivers lectures at postgraduate studies at universities and institutes abroad. She is the 1989 winner of the University of Zagreb award for scientific research and was awarded the French Legion of Honour in 2003. She serves as member of the Administrative Council of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC), UNESCO, 2004-2008.
Mrs. Cvjeticanin holds a Ph.D. in African studies (comparative literature) from the University of Zagreb (1980). She studied at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Sorbonne, Paris, and at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London.
Her publications include:
- CVJETICANIN, Biserka (Ed.), Dynamics of communication: new ways and actors, Ed. Culturelink/IMO, Zagreb, 2006 ;
- CVJETICANIN, Biserka, DRAGOJEVIC, Sanjin, DODD, Diane, eCulture: the European perpective; cultural policy, creative industries, information lag, UNESCO - Institute for International Relations, Zagreb, 2005 ;
- CVJETICANIN, Biserka, SMIERS, Joost, XIAN, Gao, Cultural diversity and sustainable development, Institute for international relations, Zagreb, 2003 ;
- CVJETICANIN, Biserka, "Réseaux, globalisation et identité: le cas de Culturelink", in L’observatoire, n°18, Observatoire des politiques culturelles, 1999.