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Marie-Janine Calic

Visiting Scholar 2023-2024 (Fall 2023)


Marie-Janine Calic

Marie-Janine Calic is a professor of East and Southeast European history at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. She was previously a senior research associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs and held a guest professorship at the College of Europe.

Calic served as the political adviser to the special coordinator of the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe in Brussels from 1999-2002. She also worked and consulted for the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR), the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and the Conflict Prevention Network of the European Commission and Parliament. Calic has published and lectured extensively on the Balkans and is a regular commentator on Balkan affairs for the media.

This information is accurate for the time period that the visiting scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Professor of Eastern and Southeastern European History, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich
  • Visiting Scholar 2023-2024, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Research Project

The Balkans in the interwar period (1938-1941)


Modern History

Areas of Expertise

Southeastern Europe


Calic, Marie-Janine. Geschichte Des Balkans: Von Den Anfängen Bis Zur Gegenwart. C.H.Beck, 2023.

Calic, Marie-Janine. Tito: Der Ewige Partisan. C.H.BECK, 2020.

Calic, Marie-Janine. The Great Cauldron. A History of Southeastern Europe. Harvard University Press, 2019.