Prof. Dr.sc Elena Todorova Faculty of Law & Political Science

  • Function: Law
  • Subjects:
  • Education: Човекови права и слободи;ЕУ- интеграции и политики;Современа политичка историја;Односи со јавноста

Title, Name and Surname: Elena Todorova, associate professor

Short narrative bio:

I graduated in 2001 at the Faculty of law “Iustinianus Primus”, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”. I continued my education at the Institute for sociological and political and juridical researches, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”, where I got my master degree in 2007 and my doctorate degree in political sciences in 2010. I started working at FON University in 2005 as teaching assistant. In 2010 I was elected as an assistant professor, and in 2015 I was elected as associate professor in the area of political sciences at the Faculty for political sciences and diplomacy. In 2013 I was part of the US State department funded program on American politics and political thought at the University of Amherst, Massachusetts.

Course you have been teaching and courses you are teaching currently:

EU- integration and policy; Contemporary political history; International human rights law; EU institutions; Civil society; EU policies; EU common foreign and security policy; Political marketing; Euro-atlantic integrations and R. Macedonia; Theories of transition and political development. As an assistant, I was teaching in addition the following courses:

Constitutional law, Sociology of law and Public administration. Subjects and research fields of BA, MA, or PhD thesis you’ve supervised and are interested in supervising

European integrations, EU strategies, institutions and policies, human rights and freedoms, political marketing.

Research interests:

My research interests tackle questions related to the European Union (different aspects of its functioning, such as the concept of European citizenship, the European citizens` initiative etc.), as well as questions related to human rights and freedoms (their protection in the system of the UN, Council of Europe and the EU, the jurisprudence od the European court of human rights, analyses of concrete human rights and freedoms, human rights protection at national level etc.). I am currently working on monograph about the right to life in the jurisprudence of the European court of human rights.

List of published articles (academic journals), texts (in edited books) and books:

1. „Изборите и Европската конвенција за заштита на човековите права и основни слободи“ , Зборник на трудови: Парламентарните избори 2006 и македонските аспирации за членство во ЕУ и НАТО, ФОН Универзитет, Скопје, 2006

2. „Република Македонија во Советот на Европа (предмети против Република Македонија пред Европскиот суд за човекови права во Стразбур)“, Зборник на трудови: Република Македонија на патот кон Европа- состојби и перспективи, ФОН Универзитет, Скопје, 2007

3. „Положбата на човековите права и слободи во правниот систем на Република Македонија“, Стручно списание Правник, број 183-184, Јули- Август, Скопје, 2007

4. „Примена на член 41 од Европската конвенција во пресуди донесени против Република Македонија“, Стручно списание Правник, број 185, Септември 2007

5. Прилог кон изградба на тело за еднаквост во Република Македонија- Компаративна анализа на суштинските карактеристики на телата за еднаквост во ЕУ, Центар за човекови права и разрешување конфликти, Скопје, 2009, соработник

6. „Значењето на Европската конвенција за човекови права и основни слободи шеесет години по нејзиното донесување“, Стручно списание Правник, број 223, Скопје, Ноември 2010

7. “National Human Rigts Institutions- basic characteristics and classification”, Academic Journal for social sciences Vizione No.16, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2011

8. “The right to a healthy climate as a function of the right to life”, 1st Climate Change, Economic Development, Environment and People Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia, Spetember 2011, co-author

9. “The right to education as a function of acquiring knowledge as resource

of development”, International Scientific Conference on economic development and standard of living, Banja Luka, September 2011, co-author

10. “Reduction of poverty as one of the United Nations Millenium development goals- a precondition for realization of human rights”, 2nd International Scientific Conference on economic development and standard of living, Banja Luka, October 2012

11. “The significance of gender inclusion for regional development”, 2nd Climate change, economic development, environment and people conference, University of Presov, Slovak Republic, 2012

12. “The realization of human rights in the European Union- crisis and challenges”, International Conference- The European Union in the 21st century: challenges and perspectives, Macedonian Institute for European studies, Skopje, 2013

13. “Promoting balanced regional development in European Union: towards more growth and prosperity”, 3rd Climate change, economic development, environment and people conference, University Donja Gorica and Alliance of Central-Eastern European Universities, Montenegro, December 2013

14. “The role and effect of affirmative action in democratic society”, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 20, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2013

15. “EU citizenship- the cornerstone of European integration”, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 21, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2014

16. Cooperation between the European Union and the Council of Еurope- improving the European human rights protection system, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 24, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2015

17. Republic of Macedonia towards the European Union- institutional and normative changes in the European integration process, International conference: Comparative institutional change- Theory and practice, Publisher: European Information Centre, 2015

18. Gender equality and women`s empowerment- progress and challenges, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 27, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2017

19. The future of the European union- the consequences of euroscepticism, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 28, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2017

20. Women and political participation- a precondition for gender equality and democracy, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 29, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2018

21. Implementing social and economic rights: a prerequisite for human dignity and decent life, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No.30, publisher: The Association of intellectuals “Democratic club”, Skopje, 2018

22. European citizens` initiative- bridging the distance between the European union and its citizens, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 30, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2018

23. International legal assistance in tax matters in the national legislation of Republic of Macedonia, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 31, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2018, co-author.

24. Balancing a freedom of expression and fight against hate speech- a complex task, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 32, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2019

25. The importance of the right to education for inclusive social development and progress, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 33, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2019, co-author

26. Human rights in Central and Eastern European countries: towards their accession to the European Union, Revue des Sciences Politiques, No. 61, 2019, University of Craiova, Faculty of social sciences, political sciences specialization & center of post-communist political studies (CESPO-CEPOS)

27. Public administration reform in post-communist countries as a requirement for EU membership: towards the European administrative space, No. 63, 2019, University of Craiova, Faculty of social sciences, political sciences specialization & center of post-communist political studies (CESPO-CEPOS)

28. Еутаназијата во судската практика на Европскиот суд за човекови права- прв и втор дел (Euthanasia in the judicial practice of the European court of human rights), стручно списание Правник, бр. 334 и бр. 335, издавач: Здружение на правници на Република Северна Македонија, февруари и март 2020


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