Perica Jovchevski

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Political Science

The research areas of Perica Jovchevski cover topics in political, moral and social philosophy (personal autonomy, paternalism, justice, punishment, ethics of memory). His broader research interests include the relation between archives and social justice and LGBTQI+ histories.

He is currently working on his doctoral project, “The Value of Personal Autonomy”, in which he develops a theory of autonomy from a partially comprehensive anti-perfectionist perspective. Previously, Perica studied philosophy at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. In 2016 he earned an MA degree in philosophy from Department of Philosophy at the Central European University in Budapest, with a thesis on “Recognition and Identity Politics”.

Perica served as teaching assistant in the course "Introduction to Political Philosophy: Justice and Equality", at the Political Science Department at the Central European University as well as the courses “German Classical Idealism” and “Introduction to Formal Logic” at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University. In 2020/2021, he served as a teaching fellow at the OLIve Weekend Program at the Central European University, teaching the courses "Human Rights and Social Justice 1 and 2". In 2016/17, Perica worked as a research assistant on the “In/Human: Dehumanization in Science and Society” project at the Department of Philosophy at the Central European University.

Between 2015 and 2022, he worked within the Human Rights Program, at the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives in Budapest, on the “Yugoslavia Archive Project” and the "LGBTQI+ Collective Archives Project". In 2021 and 2022 he curated the "Records Uncovered" exhibitions dealing with the history of LGBTQI+ persons in Central and Southeastern Europe.


MA in Philosophy, Central European University, 2016
BA in Philosophy, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, 2014

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