Ozren Pupovac studied sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb (B.A. 2001), and the Central European University in Warsaw (M.A. 2002). He obtained a PhD in 2008 from the Open University, UK, with a dissertation entitled "Post-Marxism and Post-Socialism: A theoretical and historical critique". From 2005 to 2006 he was a member of the editorial board of "Prelom", a Belgrade based journal crossing the fields of theory, politics and contemporary art. In 2006 and 2007 he worked as a research consultant for the Open University on the development of a political theory course DD306 - "Living Political Ideas". From January 2007 to December 2008 he worked a researcher at the Theory department of the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht. His research areas include contemporary French philosophy, Marxist social and political theory, theories of the nation-state, and the history and politics of socialism. Lives in Zagreb and Berlin.