Nidžara Ahmetašević is a PhD candidate of the Joint Programme in Diversity Management and Governance at the University in Graz, Austria. Her field of research is on democratization and media development in post conflict countries. Before coming to Graz, she spend one year at University of Kent, UK, after awarded with the Chevening Scholarship. Nidžara holods a Masters in Human Right and Democratization in South East Europe, a joint program of the Centre for Intedisciplinary Studies of the Universities of Sarajevo and Bologna. Her thesis was on the political propaganda in broadcast media in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina during the wars of the 1990s. Before her master studies, as a Ron Brown Fellow, (US State Department award supporting young professionals from Central and Eastern Europe), she spent one year at DeWitt Walice Center for Media and Democracy, Duke University, North Carolina. Nidžara has a long career as journalist covering human rights, foreign policy and transitional justice issues in particular.