I passionately believe that historical research must remove all disciplinary boundaries, and benefit from methodological and theoretical observations from other disciplines.

Here are some of my publications:


2018    Simić, Ivan. Soviet Influences on Postwar Yugoslav Gender Policies. Palgrave Macmillan (Genders and Sexualities in History series).

Peer-reviewed Articles:

2022 Simic, Ivan. ‘Prostitution in Socialist Yugoslavia: From Stalinism to the Yugoslav Way.’ European Review of History, In Print
2021 Simic, Ivan. ‘Yugoslav Gender Experiments and Soviet Influences.’ In The Routledge Handbook of Gender in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia, edited by Katalin Fábián, Janet Elise Johnson, and Mara Irene Lazda, 333–41. Routledge International Handbooks. New York: Routledge, 2021.

2010    Simić, Ivan. ‘The Curious Case of Aleksandar Milivojević: the Donja Toponica Hospital and Mental Health in Socialist Yugoslavia.’ Social History of Medicine, 2019. doi: 10.1093/shm/hkz033.

2019    Simić, Marina and Simić, Ivan, ‘”Who Should Care About Our Children?”: Public Childcare Policy in Yugoslav Socialism and Its Serbian Aftermath.’ Journal of Family History, February 2019. doi: 10.1177/0363199019831402.

2018    Simić, Ivan. ‘Building Socialism in the Countryside: The Impact of Collectivisation on Yugoslav Gender Relations.’ Journal of Social History, Summer 2018 (51:4). In Print. doi: 10.1093/jsh/shx023.

2018    Simić, Ivan. “Gender Policies and Amateur Sports in Early Yugoslav Socialism.” The International Journal of the History of Sport, 2018. /10.1080/09523367.2017.1402762

2016    Simić, Ivan. ‘Gender and Youth Work Actions in Post-War Yugoslavia.’ In Gender in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, edited by Catherine Baker, 143–56. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

2015    Simić, Ivan. ‘Soviet Model for Yugoslav Post-War Legal Transformation: Divorce Panic and Specialist Debate.’ Annual for Social History, no. 2 (2015): 83–101.

2011    Simić, Ivan. ‘Global History and Gender Studies: Trends, Problems and Perspectives’. Annual for Social History 3 (2011): 103–13.

Special Edition Editor:

2019    Simic, Ivan. “Health Sciences in Communist Europe.” Canadian Slavonic Papers, March, 2019, 1–3. doi: 10.1080/00085006.2019.1594069.

Book Reviews:

2018    Simic, Ivan. Review of Serbia under the swastika: a World War II occupation, by Alexander Prusin. Canadian Slavonic Papers, July, 2018, 1–2. 

2016    Simić, Ivan. ‘Društvena istorija u fokusu XXV (In Serbian)’. Godišnjak za društvenu istoriju 2 (2016): 131–35.

2014    Simić, Ivan. ‘Društvena istorija u fokusu XX (In Serbian)’. Godišnjak za društvenu istoriju 1 (2014): 111–15.

2013    Simić, Ivan. ‘Društvena istorija u fokusu XVIII (In Serbian)’. Godišnjak za društvenu istoriju 1 (2013): 145–48.

2012    Simić, Ivan. ‘Društvena istorija u fokusu XV (In Serbian)’. Godišnjak za društvenu istoriju 2 (2012): 115–19.