Dr. Nidžara Ahmetašević

Dr. Nidžara Ahmetašević, journalist and independent scholar, got her PhD from the University of Graz, Austria. Her
fields of interest are democratization and media development in post conflict society, transitional justice, process of facing
the past, media and political propaganda, human rights and migrations. She has been awarded with AHDA Columbia
University Fellowship, Chevening Scholarship, Ron Brown Fellowship for Young Professionals, as well as UNICEF Keizo Obuchi Award. Nidžara has a long career as a journalist working for various local, regional and international media on human rights, war crimes, and
international affairs. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, Al Jazeera English online, The Observer, The Independent
on Sunday, the International Justice Tribune, Balkan Insight, etc. For her work Nidžara has been awarded with a number of awards in BiH and internationally. Since 2015, she has been part of the initiative Are You Syrious? activist and advocacy group focusing on refugees and migrants’ rights in Europe.