Bratislav Pantelic is an art historian and theorist. He received his MA and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania (1994). He was awarded prestigious fellowships such as CASVA, Mellon, Dumbarton Oaks and Kolb. At FASS he teaches courses in the history and theory of visual arts and architecture. Bratislav Pantelic has published on diverse subjects ranging from the interaction of architectural style and political ideology in the Middle Ages and the role of the visual arts, design and architecture in nationalism, identity formation and cultural policies in Central and Southeastern Europe. Recent publications include articles in Journal of Design History and Nations and Nationalism.
B.A., University of Belgrade (Yugoslavia), 1983; M.A., University of Pennsylvania (USA), 1990; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (USA), 1994.
Areas of Interest
Late Classical and medieval history and architecture; nineteenth-century architecture in southeastern Europe; nationalism and nationalist discourses and identity formation in the visual arts and literature.
Kolb Foundation Field Grant - Kolb Foundation, Philadelphia, PA 1993 - 1993
University of Pennsylvania Mellon Fellowship - Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 1993 - 1994
Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts Fellowship - National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 1992 - 1993
Dumbarton Oaks Research Fellowship - Dumbarton Oaks Institute (Washington, D.C.) 1991 - 1992
Kolb Foundation Field grant - Kolb Foundation, Philadelphia, PA 1990 - 1991
Kolb Foundation Fellowship - Kolb Foundation, Philadelphia, PA 1988 - 1990
University of Pennsylvania Fellowship - University of Pennsylvania 1987 - 1988
Pantelic, Bratislav (2011) "Memories of a time forgotten: the myth of the perennial nation", Nations and Nationalism, Vol.17, No.2, 443-464 (SSCI)
Pantelic, Bratislav (2007) "Designing identities: reshaping the Balkans in the first two centuries: the case of Serbia", Journal of Design History, Vol.20, No.2, 131-144
Pantelic, Bratislav (2005) "L'Eglise de St-Sava a Belgrade", Etudes Balkaniques, No.12, 181-186
Pantelic, Bratislav, The architecture of decani and the role of archbishop Danilo II, Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, January 2002