Радослав Распопович

Doctor of Law, Professor, Director of the Historical Institute, University of Montenegro.

 

Education:

MA thesis (presented and defended at the Faculty of Law, Belgrade University, Serbia on March 11th 1987): Termination of the International Legal Continuity of the Montenegrin State.

Doctoral Dissertation (defended at the Faculty of Law, Belgrade University, Serbia on March 7th 1994): Diplomacy of Montenegro, 1878–1918.

 


Research interests: Diplomatic history of Montenegro, Legal history, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Professional and scholarly service

He was elected Director of the Historical Institute, University of Montenegro at the end of April 2009 and held office in two terms until April 29, 2015. During this time, he was a member of the Senate of the University of Montenegro (for 6 years). Prior to his appointment, he was a member of the University Council for Social Sciences for a two-year term. At the moment, he is the acting director of the aforementioned Institute.

During the period 1998–2002, he served as editor-in-chief of Historical Records, the leading historical journal in Montenegro, and again from the beginning of 2009 to April 2015, and from the autumn of 2017. The journal has an international editorial board and is indexed in European databases CEEOL and EBSCO since 2010.

Dr. Radoslav Raspopovic was a member of the Yugoslav Historical Magazine (1994-2000), History of the 20th Century, and then the Archive of Yugoslavia. He is teaching at the Faculty of Political Sciences at postgraduate studies and also at the diplomatic school "Gavro Vuković", that was also established at aforementioned Faculty. By the decision of the Government of Montenegro in early 2015, he was appointed a member of the Commission for the Diplomatic-Consular testing Committee, which is managed by the Diplomatic Academy established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro.

Scholarly Publications — over 100 publications, including at least 15 monographs.

 

Selected publications:

 

Selected monographs

 

  • Diplomatija Crne Gore 1711–1918, Podgorica-Beograd 1996; (Diplomacy in Montenegro 1711–1918).
  • Ruski konzulat u Kotoru i Crna Gora 1804–1806, Podgorica 2004. (Russian consular office in Kotor and Montenegro 1804–1806).
  • Crna Gora i Rusija. Ogledi i eseji, Podgorica-Beograd 2005; (Montenegro and Russia. Views and essays).
  • Stega-najstariji crnogorski zakonski spomenik, Podgorica 2008. (Stega – the oldest Montenegrin law).
  • Međunarodni ugovori Crne Gore 1878–1918, Podgorica 1992. (International contracts in Montenegro 1878–1918, co-author G. Perazić).
  • Crnogorski zakonici 1796–1916, Pravni izvori i politički akti od značaja za istoriju državnosti Crne Gore, Tom I-V, Podgorica 1998 (Montenegrin Laws 1796–1916, co-author B. Pavićević).
  • Наутика — предавања Марка Мартиновића  руским морнарима у Перасту 1696–1698, Moskva–Podgorica 2014 (Nautika — lectures of Marko Martinović to Russian sailors in Perast 1696–1698).
  • Istorija diplomatije Crne Gore 1711–1918, Podgorica 2009 (History of diplomacy of Montenegro 1711–1918).
  • N.M. Potapov, Ruski vojni agent u Crnoj Gori; Tom I, Izvještaji raporti, telegrami pisma, Tom II, Dnevnik 1906–1907; 1912, 1914–1915. g, Podgorica - Moskva 2003 (N. M. Potapov, Russian military agent in Montenegro).

Established edition Diplomatic Notes, and prepared collections of documents:

  • Crna Gora i SAD, u dokumentima Nacionalnog arhiva u Vašingtonu 1905–1918,  Podgorica 2010 (Montenegro and the USA, in the documents of the National Archives in Washington 1905–1918);
  • Crna Gora i Rusija, Materijali za istoriju Crne Gore u periodu vladike Save i Vasilija Petrovića, 1742–1766,  Podgorica 2012 (Montenegro and Russia, Materials for the History of Montenegro in the period of the bishop of Sava and Vasilije Petrović, 1742–1766);
  • Crna Gora i Francuska, Diplomatija u izbjeglištvu-dokumenti iz diplomatskog arhiva kralja Nikole i crnogorskih vlada u egzilu 1919–1920, knj 1 i 2, Podgorica 2014 (Montenegro and France, Diplomacy in Exile-Documents from the Diplomatic Archives of King Nikola and Montenegrin Governments in Exile 1919–1920, Volume 1 and 2);
  • Crna Gora i Bugarska, u dokumentima Centralnog državnog arhiva Republike Bugarske, Podgorica–Sofija 2015 (Montenegro and Bulgaria, in documents of the Central State Archives of the Republic of Bulgaria);
  • Crna Gora i Njemački Rajh. Dokumenti službe Ministarstva spoljnih poslova u Berlinu, Tom I, Podgorica–Regensburg 2016 (Montenegro and the German Reich. Documents of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Service in Berlin, Tom I).

Selected Essays

  • “Russian Consulate in Kotor, 1804-1806.” Slavyanovedenie. 2015. No. 3. Co-authored with Yu. Bichkov. In Russ.
  •  “The Role of Russian Church in the Making of Slavic States – on the Example of Montenegro.” Slavyansky Almanah, 2005.
  • “Military Convention between Montenegro and Rus’ in 1010.” In Russian History of RAS. Moscow, 2009. P. 54–68. In Russ.
  • Crna Gora, Boka Kotorska i Ilirske provincije 1809–1813 / Le Monténegro, les Bouches de Kotor et les Provinces Illyriennes: 1809–1913, Kotor 19. oktobar 2009. Istorijski zapisi,  br 1–2, 2010.
  • Επιστημονική Επιθεώρηση του Μεταπτυχιακού Προγράμματος «Σπουδές στην Ορθόδοξη Θεολογία», Σχολής Ανθρωπιστικών Σπουδών - Ελληνικού Ανοικτού Πανεπιστημίου, Τόμος Δ΄, Πάτρα, 2013.
  • MONTENEGRO IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1914–1918-online International Encyclopedia of the First World War“,1914–1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War“,Freie Universität Berlin Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut. Berlin 1914.
  • Russian Diplomacy in the Balkans before and after the Coup D`état in May 1903 with Special Reference to Montenegro, Balkanološke studije- zbornik radova sa naučnog skupa, Varšava 2015.
  • A montenegrói külpolitika dilemmái a 19. század második felétöl az elsö világháborúig, Világtörténet 7 – 3 (2017), 443–466.

Teaching experience

Professor of History of diplomacy and History of diplomacy of Montenegro (Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Montenegro) since 2006 onwards. Supervisor or committee member for many BA and MA thesis.