Jelena Cupać, Ph.D.

Portrait Foto Jelena Cupać, Ph.D. (Privat)


jelena.cupac [at]
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
B 313
Research Fellow of the Research Unit


since 04/2017
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Research Unit Global Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Ph.D., European University Institute (EUI), Department of Social and Political Sciences, Florence

MRes, European University Institute (EUI), Department of Social and Political Sciences, Florence

MA, Central European University (CEU), International Relations and European Studies, Budapest

BA (MA equivalent), The University of Belgrade, The Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade

Selected Publications

Cupać, Jelena/Zürn, Michael (2022): "Responsibility and Authority in Global Governance". In: Hannes Hansen-Magnusson/Antje Vetterlein (Eds.): The Routledge Handbook on Responsibility in International Relations. London/New York, NY: Routledge, S. 114-24.
Cupać, Jelena/Ebetürk, Irem (2021): "Backlash Advocacy and NGO Polarization over Women's Rights in the United Nations". In: International Affairs, Vol. 97, No. 4, S. 1183–1201. (vorab online publiziert 08.06.2021)
Schopmans, Hendrik/Cupać, Jelena (2021): "Engines of Patriarchy. Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Times of Illiberal Backlash Politics". In: Ethics & International Affairs, Vol. 35, No. 3, S. 329-342.
Cupac, Jelena (2020): "The Feel for the Story. Narratives, Emotions, and Contestation of the Liberal Order". In: Simon Koshut (Ed.): Emotionen in den Internationalen Beziehungen. Emotionen in Politik und Gesellschaft, Vol. 1. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, S. 81-98.
Cupać, Jelena (2020): "The Anxiety Dilemma. Locating the Western Balkans in the Age of Anxiety". In: Journal of Regional Security, Vol. 15, No. 1, S. 7-38.
Cupać, Jelena/Ebetürk, Irem (2020): "The Personal Is Global Political. The Antifeminist Backlash in the United Nations". In: The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol. 22, No. 4, Special Issue "Symposium on Backlash Politics in Comparison", edited by Karen J. Alter/Michael Zürn, S. 702-714. (vorab online publiziert 09.09.2020)
Cupać, Jelena (2019): "Narratives, Emotions, and the Contestations of the Liberal Order". In: E-International Relations, 16.05.2019.

Selected Publications

Cupać, J. (2014), "Emerging International Norms and State Behavior: Chinese Foreign Policy between 'Pluralist Pull' and 'Solidarist Push'", CEU Political Science Journal, Volume 9, Issue 1–2: 39-61.

Cupać, J. (2014) "Review of Rules for the World: International Organizations in Global Politics (by Michael Barnett and Martha Finnemore (2004)", Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, Volume 8, Issue 1: 131–4.

Ružić, M. and Cupać, J. (2013), "The Logic of Practicality: An Inquiry into the Nature of the EU’s Practice of International Peace Mediation", Journal of Regional Security, Issue 2: 153–74.

Cupać, J. (2012), "Ontological Security of International Organizations: NATO’s Post-Cold War Identity Crisis and 'Out-of- Area' Interventions?", Синтезис, Issue IV, No. 1: 19–43.