Cathie Carmichael
  • 3.32 Arts

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Personal profile


Cathie Carmichael is chiefly focussed on the History of the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean. 

Key Research Interests

Cathie Carmichael has research interests in national identity, borders and violence especially in the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean.  She is the author and editor of several books including Slovenia and the Slovenes: A Small State in the New Europe (with James Gow), Language and Nationalism in Europe (co-edited with the late Stephen Barbour), The Routledge History of Genocide (co-edited with Richard Maguire), Ethnic Cleansing in the Balkans: Nationalism and the Destruction of Tradition, Genocide before the Holocaust; A Concise History of Bosnia and the Cambridge History of Nationhood and Nationalism (co-edited with Matthew D'Auria and Aviel Roshwald).  She has also edited special editions of European History Quarterly, Journal of Genocide Research, Europe-Asia Studies and History.

Areas of Expertise

Cultural History, National Identity and Violence in the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean;Croatia; Slovenia; Montenegro; Bosnia.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions