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economist , educator

Dusan Sidjanski, Serbian economist, educator. Board directors Latsis Foundation, since 2003; Member of EUSA, ECPR, Swiss Committee Restitution of Parthenon Marbles (president), Association Institute Europe (general secretary), French, Swiss and International Association Political Science (former president), European Cultural Center (president 2003-2008, honorary president since 2008).

Background

Sidjanski, Dusan was born on October 23, 1926 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Arrived in Switzerland, 1943. Son of Vlastimir and Mara (Yankovitch-Petrovich) Sidjanski.

Education

Doctor in Political Science, University Lausanne, Switzerland, 1954.

Career

From collaborator to assistant professor Central University Venezuela, 1950-1953. Head research Intergovernmental Committee European Migrations, Geneva, 1956—1957. Head research, director Denis de Rougemont European Centre Culture, 1957—1980.

Private teacher University Geneva, 1959, from lecturer to professor political science Institute European Studies, 1963—1968, professor, 1968—1998, emeritus professor, since 1995, past founder, director department polit science faculty economic and social science, former vice-dean faculty social and economic science. Special advisor to president European Commission, J.M. Barroso. Former honorary advisor permanent delegate Venezuela, Geneva.

Membership

Board directors Latsis Foundation, since 2003. Member of EUSA, ECPR, Swiss Committee Restitution of Parthenon Marbles (president), Association Institute Europe (general secretary), French, Swiss and International Association Political Science (former president), European Cultural Center (president 2003-2008, honorary president since 2008).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, sports, skiing, tennis, swimming.

Connections

1 child Sacha; Life partner Clarina Firmenich.

father:
Vlastimir Sidjanski

mother:
Mara (Yankovitch-Petrovich) Sidjanski

child:
Sacha Sidjanski