Slavco Dimitrov (born in 1984) graduated at the Department for General and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Philology at the Ss.Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. He got his first Master’s degree in Gender Studies and Philosophy at the Evro-Balkan Institute, and his second Master’s degree from the Department of Multidisciplinary gender studies at the Cambridge University. Currently he is working on his doctoral thesis at the Evro-Balkan Institute. He has worked as a teaching assistant at the postgraduate gender and cultural studies at the Evro-Balkan University, and at the undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Faculty for media and communications – SINGIDUNUM, Belgrade. In the past few years, he has coordinated a large number of academic projects and summer schools, as well as projects in the domain of human rights and marginalized communities, with special focus on queer activism. He is the founder of the international Summer School for Sexualities, Cultures and Politics. He is one of the founders of the Research Center for Cultures, Politics and Identities (IPAK.Center) in Belgrade. He has been working at the Coalition since its beginnings, as a member, coordinator and executive director. His activist interest is directed towards the politics of queerness (queer politics), sexual and gender citizenship and equality, rights of marginalized communities and their transaction with questions concerning social justice.





  • Dimitrov, Slavcho. “The Heteronormative Distribution of the Sensible” in Hassentab,Christine and Ramet, P. Sabrina. Gender (In)equality and Gender Politics in South-Eastern Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire: 2015)
  • Dimitrov, Slavco. “Distitled: Queering Identity, Shame, and Community” in GJSS-Graduate Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.1 Issue 1, pp. 47-76
  • Dimitrov, Slavcho. Impossible Confessions: Subjectivity, Power and Ethics (Galikul, Skopje: 2014), book
  • Dimitrov, Slavcho The Art of Failure: Affective Aliens (Coalition SHRMC, Skopje: 2014), edited book and exhibition catalogue
  • Dimitrov Slavcho. “History and Anthropology of Gay Clubbing in Belgrade” in Blagojevic J., Loncarevic K. 2013. Medzu nama. Belgrade, Serbia
  • Dimitrov, Slavcho. “History of the Experience of AIDS and Homosexuality in Serbia: 1984 – 2012” in Blagojevic J., Loncarevic K. 2013. Medzu nama. Belgrade, Serbia
  • Blagojevich, Jelisaveta and Dimitrov, Slavcho. “Unthinkable: Bodies-in-Common, Queerness and the Ethico-Political Fiction in the Present” in Antropologija Br. 12 Sv.2, Beograd, 2012.
  • Blagojevich, Jelisaveta and Dimitrov, Slavcho. “Revisiting Heteronormativity: A madman who believes he is heterosexual is no more mad than a heterosexual who believes he is heterosexual” in Duhacek, Dasha ed. Kultura, rod, građanski status. Belgrade: Center for Women’s Studies, 2012.
  • Dimitrov, S. “Sexualities in Transition”, in Daskalova, K., Hornstein Tomić, C., Kaser, K. and Radunović, F. (eds) Gendering Post-Socialist Transition: Studies of Changing Gender Perspectives. Vienna: Erste Foundation, 2012.
  • Trajanoski, Z and Dimitrov S. (eds) (Homo)Sexuality and the Education in the Republic of Macedonia. Coalition for Sexual and Health Rights of Marginalized Communities, Skopje, 2011.
  • Dimitrov, S. “The Lived Revolution: Solidarity with the Body in Pain as the New Political Universal by Katerina Kolozova” in Aspasia, International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History, 2010.
  • Lozanoska, J., and Dimitrov, S. (eds) Integrating Differences – Human Rights, Social Inclusion and Social Cohesion in the Balkans on its Road to the EU: Proceedings from a regional conference. Skopje: Euro-Balkan, 2009.
  • Dimitrov, S. “Sexuality and Gender in Macedonian Art: An Interview with prof. Nebojsa Vilic”. Identities – Journal for politics, culture and gender, 7 (1/2), 2008/2009.
  • Dimitrov, S. “The Perverse Pleasure of Curating” in, Milevska, S., and Tanurovska, B. Curatorial Translation. Skopje: Evro-Balkan, 2008.
  • Dimitrov, S. “That Dark Object of Desire: Towards David Halperin, What Do Gay Men Want”. Identities – Journal for politics, culture and gender, 6 (2/3), 2007/2008.
  • Dimitrov, S. “Paradoxes of Autonomy: Towards the Ethics of Precariousness”, in
  • Mojancevska, K. (ed) Through woman’s perspective, Skopje: Multimedia, 2008.
  • Dimitrov, S. “Killing for Survival”. In Profeminist White Flowers-Sands 1974, a monograph for the American Contemporary Artist Sands Murray-Wassink. Munchen: Stadtichen Kunsthalle, 2007.
  • Dimitrov, S. “Extasis- Coercion and Vulnerability. An Analysis of Judith Butler’s Undoing gender”. Identities – Journal for politics, culture and gender, 5 (2), 2006.
  • Dimitrov, S. “Dogville – Градот без граѓани, градот без луѓе” (Dogville – City Without Citizens, City Without People). Mirage. Skopje, 2006.



  • 2014. Research project “Representation of Gender Minority Groups in Media: Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia” (2014-2015, in progress), Junior Researcher, Coalition for Protection and Promotion of Sexual and Health Rights of Marginalized Communities, Skopje, ongoing
  • Gendered Reading of the City, Senior Researcher Faculty of Media and Communications, Singidunum, Belgrade
  • 2013/14. History and Anthropology of Gay Clubbing in Belgrade, Senior Researcher HARTEFAKT, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2013/14. History of the Experience of AIDS and Homosexuality in Serbia: 1984 – 2012, Senior Researcher HARTEFAKT, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2012 – 2013. Society, Gender, Sexuality, Sexual Health and MSM in Macedonia: Community Based Research, Senior Researcher UNAIDS and H.E.R.A, Skopje, Macedonia
  • 2008 – 2011. National Identity and Media, Work Package 4 from Ge.Mi.IC (Gender, Migration and Intercultural Interaction in SEE), Senior Researcher Euro-Balkan Institute: International Research Project granted by EC, FP7
  • Sexualities in Transition: Discourses, Power and Sexual Minorities in Transitional Macedonia, Senior Researcher Euro-Balkan Institute, Skopje, Macedonia. Granted by Erste Bank Foundation
  • Love Only After School Classes: Assessment of the Need and Availability of Information from the Domain of Sexual Education in Macedonia, Assistant Researcher H.E.R.A, Skopje, Macedonia. Granted by IPPF
  • Media, Non-Discrimination and Marginalized Communities, Assistant Researcher HOPS-Healthy Options Project Skopje: Granted by OSCE