Anida Sokol is a researcher and a coordinator of research projects in Medicentar Sarajevo, an organization that provides support to the development of independent and professional journalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her current research and advocacy focuses on media and media policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina, including those on the transparancy of media funding from public budgets and on online threats to journalists. She holds an MA in English Language and Literature from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo and a PhD in History of Europe, which she obtained as a Basileus grant holder at the Faculty of Political Science, Sapienza University of Rome. Her research interests included language policies and memory politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina and other former Yugoslav countries. She also worked as a research fellow at Sapienza University on a project on discrimination and prejudice in South East Europe.
Updated May 2019