Other publications

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (peer-reviewed)

S. Sremac; Z. Popov Momčilović; M. Jovanović; M. Topić (2014). Eros, Agape and Ethnos: Proposal for a Critical Analysis of the Public Discourse on Religion, Homosexuality and Nationalism in the Context of the Western Balkans. In – Valić Nedeljković, D.; Sremac, S.; Knežević, N.; Gruhonjić,D. (ed.) The role of media in normalization of relations in Western Balkans. Novi Sad: Faculty of Philosophy and Centre for Research in Religion, Politics and Society (In Serbian/Croatian).

M. Topić (2012). Nation and National Identity Formation/Construction: The Case of Croatia. In – Pappas, N. C. J. (ed.) History and Culture: Essays on the European Past, Athens: ATINER.

M. Topić (2012). Discourses on Religion and Reconciliation in Croatia: Modernity and Postmodernity. In – Sremac, S.; Grozdanov, Z.; Knežević, N.; (eds.) Opasna sjećanja i pomirenje: Kontekstualna promišljanja o religiji u postkonfliktnom društvu. Rijeka: ExLibris (In Croatian).

M. Topić; D. Todorović (2011). Religious identities in Croatia and Serbia: Failure or Advantage in Building the European identity? – In – Sinani, D. (ed.) Antropologija religije i alternativne religije: Kultura identiteta. Belgrade: Faculty of Philosophy.

M. Topić (2010). Overcoming Nationalism: ‘Croatian’ Alan Ford as a Cross-National Bound in (former) Yugoslavia. In – Stevanović, B.; Kostić, A.; Mitrović, Lj. (eds.) Mediji i kultura mira na Balkanu, Niš: Faculty of Humanities and Social sciences and Center for Sociological research

M. Topić (2009). Journalism of Attachment: Did ITN lie? How the Media created the Outcome of the War in Bosnia. In – Pasadeos, Y. (ed.) Variety in Mass Communication Research. Athens: ATINER.

RESEARCH REPORTS

R.Tench; A. Diers-Lawson; M.Topić (2017). Strategic and Brand Communication Toolkit. European Commissions’ PES Service Network.

R. Tench; A. Diers Lawson; M. Topić (2017). European Network of Public Employment Services Mutual Learning: Communications and Branding Strategies Toolkit Benchmarking Report 2017. Benchmarking report to the European Commission’s PES Service Network.

A. Khaya; A. Triandafyllidou; H. Kuoki; A. Tecmen; M. Topić (2012). Bologna process as Modernization and Europeanization. (WP9, Research report to the European Commission in FP7 EC project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’).

A. Ichijo; G. Bozec; M. Hajdinjak; M. Topić (2012). The place of Religion in Education in Bulgaria, Croatia, France, and the UK. (WP9, Research report to the European Commission in FP7 EC project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’).

M. Topić; S. Rodin; S. Vasiljević (2011). Consolidation of the Case study: Croatia – An Overview and Reflection (WP8, Research report to the European Commission in FP7 EC project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’).

M. Topić; S. Rodin; S. Vasiljević (2011). Appendix to WP5: Observations of Europe Day, 2009-2011 – Croatia. (Research report to the European Commission in FP7 EC project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’).

M. Topić; S. Vasiljević (2011). Identity construction programs of the state and the EU: Case study Phase III – Citizens and Modernities – Between National and European Paths in Croatia (WP7, Research report to the European Commission in FP7 EC project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’).

M. Topić; S. Vasiljević (2011). Identity construction programs of the state and the EU: Case study Phase II (WP6, Research report to the European Commission in FP7 EC project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’).

S. Rodin; M. Topić; S. Vasiljević (2010). Identity construction programs of the state and the EU: Case study phase I (WP5, Research report to the European Commission in FP7 EC project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’).

M. Topić; S. Vasiljević; S. Đurašković (2009). The state of the art: Various paths to modernity – Croatia’s case report (WP4, Research report to the European Commission in FP7 project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’).

CONFERENCE PAPERS

M.Topić (03/2018). What Do Women Want? A Discussion Paper on the Future of Feminist Communication. Inaugural Gender Conference, Leeds Beckett University, 6 March 2018.

M.Topić (01/2018). What Do Women Want? Perceptions on Women’s Rights and Feminism. 2nd International Conference on Gender Studies. Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Leeds, UK, 21 January 2018.

M.Topić (01/2018). What Do Women Want? Perceptions on Women’s Rights and Feminism. 4th International Conference on Women’s Studies. Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Leeds, UK, 20 January 2018.

M. Topić (01/2018). An Exploration of Drivers of CSR Coverage on the UK’s Supermarket Industry in the British Media. LeBeMe Conference, Leeds Beckett University, 19 January 2018.

M.Topić (01/2018). Reporting on Sugar in the British Press (2005-2010): Who sets agenda?. 4th International Conference on Media and Popular Culture, 13-14 January 2018.

A. Diers Lawson; George, A.; Topić, M. (2017). Evolution of the Crisis Communication Function within Governmental PR: A Systematic Review of Crisis Communication Literature from 1953 – 2015. 5th International Crisis Communication Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 18-21 Oct 2017.

M.Topić (09/2017). Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and the Reputation Management. The Retail Institute’s Annual Conference, Leeds Beckett University, 28 September 2017.

I. Gromuk; M. Topić (09/2017). The Effect of the Rise of Popularity of YouTube Beauty Videos on the Beauty and Cosmetics PR industry. Leeds Business School and Leeds Law School Research and Teaching Conference, 5-6 September 2017.

M. Topić; S. Halliday (09/2017). Using Research Papers in Teaching: Policy and Good Practice. Leeds Business School and Leeds Law School Research Teaching Conference, 5-6 September 2017.

M. Topić  (07/2017). National Ideologies and Public Relations: An Analysis of the Work of Croatian People’s Movement in 19th Century Dalmatia. Paper presented at 8th International History of Public Relations Conference, Bournemouth University, UK.

M. Topić  (01/2017). Women Journalists and the Debate on Sugar in the British Press (2010-2015). Paper presented at MeCCSA2017, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.

E. Gilmer; M.Topić (12/2016). Hillary Clinton’s Trouble with Feminism. Paper presented at ‘International Conference on Gender Studies, Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Leeds, UK.

M. Topić; R. Tench (07/2016). How Far Have We Got? A Longitudinal Analysis of Views of Public Relations Practitioners on the Position of Women in the PR Industry. Paper presented at ‘7th International History of Public Relations Conference’ (IHPRC), University of Bournemouth, Bournemouth, UK. Download the paper here: http://eprints.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/2823/

M. Topić; R. Tench (01/2015). Are CSR and Advertising Comfortable Bedfellows? An Exploration of CSR as a Persuasive Argument in Lidl’s Advertising in Croatia and the UK. Paper presented at Staff Conference of the Faculty of Business and Law, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK.

M. Topić (04/2014). Dance, Identity and Cultural Tourism in Croatia. Paper presented at ‘International Conference on Culture and Cultural policies’, Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vienna, Austria.

M. Topić (03/2014). Jewish Personal and Religious Identities in Contemporary Television. Paper presented at ‘Interdisciplinary Conference on Religion in Everyday Lives’, Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities,Vienna, Austria.

M. Topić (05/2012). Religion and the Education system in Croatia: A Multiple Modernities view. Paper presented at ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’. Panel ‘Religion and modernity in ‘Eastern’ Europe’ (panel author and chair), Euroacademia, Vienna, Austria.

A. Ichijo; M. Hajdinjak; G. Bozec; M. Topić (03/2012). Religion in EducationPresentation of the comparative research on the place of religion in education in France, Bulgaria, Croatia and the UK. IME (FP7). Final Conference ‘Identities and Modernities in Europe’. Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, the UK (plenary/keynote speech).

A. Kaya; A. Tecmen; M. Topić (03/2012). The Bologna Process. Presentation of the comparative research on the Bologna process in Greece, Turkey and Croatia. IME (FP7) Final Conference ‘Identities and Modernities in Europe’, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, the UK (plenary/keynote speech).

M. Topić (02/2012). The Bologna reform and the civil society: Discourses on national, European and the modern. Presentation/Dissemination of the FP7 IME results inside a Jean Monnet seminar ‘Research methodology in the EU Law’, Opatija, Croatia.

M. Topić (02/2012). Cultural diplomacy: A Multiple Modernities approach. Presentation of FP7 IME project results at the European Commission’ official dissemination in Brussels (plenary/keynote speech).

M. Topić (12/2011). Culture and Identity as tools for forging Europeanization. Paper presented at conference The European Union and the politicization of Europe. Panel on cultural diplomacy, Euroacademia, Vienna, Austria.

M. Topić; S. Rodin (09/2011). Bologna Changes between European and National: Lessons from Croatia. Paper presented at: 10th conference of the European Sociological Association: Social relations in turbulent times, Geneva, Switzerland.

M. Topić (08/2011). Europe as ‘Other’: Historical Discourses on European in Croatia. Paper presented at 9th International conference on History: From ancient to modern, ATINER, Athens, Greece.

N. Garcia; H. Kuoki; A. Triandafyllidou; A. Kaya; A. Tecmen; M. Topić (06/2011). Bologna Process as Modernization and Europeanization: Opposing the ‘Bologna Process’ in France, Greece, Turkey and Croatia. Paper presented at 18th International Conference of Europeanists: The Causes, Consequences and Meaning of Transnationalization, Council for European Studies, Barcelona, Spain.

M. Topić (06/2011). Discourses on Religion and Reconciliation in Croatia: Modernity and Postmodernity. Paper presented at Dangerous memories and reconciliation: Contextual considerations on religion in post-conflict society, Center for interdisciplinary religious studies and political theology Novi Sad and Ex Libris Rijeka, held in Belgrade, Serbia.

M. Topić; D. Todorović (11/2010). Religious Identities in Croatia and Serbia:Failure or Advantage in building the European Identity? Paper presented at The culture of identity, Anthropology, religions and alternative religions, Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade, Serbia.

M. Topić (06/2010). Overcoming Nationalism: ‘Croatian’ Alan Ford as a cross-national bound in (former) Yugoslavia. Paper presented at Media and the culture of Peace in the Balkans, Faculty of Humanities and Social sciences, Niš, Serbia.

M. Topić (12/2009). Nation and National Identity Formation/Construction: The Case of Croatia. Paper presented at 7th International conference on History: From Ancient to Modern, ATINER, Athens, Greece.

M. Topić (09/2009). Freedom of the Speech in Croatia. Paper presented at: UNESCO Media development indicators: Monitoring media development in Croatia, Faculty of Political science, Zagreb, Croatia (plenary/keynote lecture).

M. Topić (01/2009). The System of Regulation of the Freedom of the Speech, Pluralism and Media Diversity. Paper presented at COST A 30 Action: East of West: Setting a New Central and Eastern European Media Research Agenda, Faculty of Political science and CEU Budapest, Zagreb, Croatia (plenary/keynote lecture).

M. Topić (10/2008). Political Campaigns, the Media, Attitude Creation and Opinion Change: Why do voters behave the way they do? Paper presented at: International City Break Conference on Social science and Human development research, ATINER, Athens, Greece.

M. Topić (07/2008). Creating a (gender) Scandal: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Media. Paper presented at: X. International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women:Mundos de Mujeres/Women’s Worlds-Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

M. Topić (05/2008). Journalism of Attachment: Did ITN lie? Paper presented at: Sixth International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, Athens Institute for Education and Research, ATINER, Athens, Greece.

PRESENTATIONS AT EC FP7 PROJECT MEETINGS

M. Topić (06/2011). FP7 IME: Identities and modernities in Europe, 6th project meeting, Helsinki, Finland. Presenting country report: Consolidation of the case study – Croatian Case Study: Overview and Reflection.

M. Topić (05/2010). FP7 IME: Identities and Modernities in Europe, 3rd project meeting, Opatija, Croatia. Presenting country report: Identity construction programs of the state and the EU: Croatia’s case.

M. Topić (11/2009). FP7 IME: Identities and Modernities in Europe, 2nd project meeting, Athens, Greece. Presenting country report: Various Paths to Modernity: The case of Croatia.
Other Papers
M. Topić (2014). Book review: Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility: Perspectives and Practice, Ralph Tench, William Sun, Brian Jones (eds.) (2014). Bingley: Emerald Books.

M. Topić (2012). Summary: Culture of Anti-Semitism, Historical discourses and Popular culture. In – Abstract book of University of Oslo’s conference Popular Culture and Social transformations, Oslo, Norway.

M. Topić (2012). Summary: Religion and the Education system in Croatia: A multiple modernities view. In – Abstract book of the Euroacademia’s conference Re-Inventing Eastern Europe, Vienna, Austria.

M. Topić (2012). WP11: Report on the dissemination activities for FP7 project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’.

M. Topić (2012). WP10: National briefings on Education and Religion. Briefings of findings for FP7 project ‘Identities and modernities in Europe’.

M. Topić (2011). Summary: Culture and identity as tools for forging Europeanization – In – Abstract book of the Euroacademia conference The European Union and the politicization of Europe, Vienna, Austria.

M. Topić (2011). Summary: Bologna changes between national and European: Lessons from Croatia. In – Abstract book of the ESA 10th Conference: Social Relations in Turbulent Times, Geneva: University of Geneva and Swiss Sociological Association.

M. Topić (2010). Summary: Religious identities in Croatia and Serbia: Failure or advantage in building the European identity? – In – Sinani, Danijel (ed.) The culture of identity, Anthropology, religions and alternative religions, Belgrade: Faculty of Philosophy.

M. Topić (2009). Summary: Indicator I: A System of Regulation and Control Conductive to Freedom of Expression, Pluralism and Diversity of the Media, summary, Medijska istraživanja (Media research), Vol. 15, No. 2: 106-109.

M. Topić (2009). Book review: Nations and Nationalism in Croatian Historical Tradition, Cipek, T. & Vrandečić, J. (eds.), Časopis za suvremenu povijest (Journal for Contemporary history), Vol. 41, No.2: 587-592.

M. Topić (2008). Congress review: Academic congress Mundo de Mujeres/Women’s World’s-La Equalidad no es una Utopía-Politička misao (Political thought), Vol. XLV, No. 2: 193-195 (In Croatian).

M. Topić (Accepted). Short descriptive essay-Basque separatism-American encyclopedia for Political science, Thousand Oaks: SAGE.

Professional Publications

M. Topić (2017). Commentary: Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Responses in the Supermarket Industry. Seasonal Retail Review. The Retail Institute, Leeds Beckett University.