Meet our Key Speaker, Montenegro
Sonja Dragović is a researcher in the fields of urban studies and critical geography. She obtained a joint master’s degree in urban studies in 2015 within the interdisciplinary program “4Cities”, which consisted of four semesters of study and practice in Brussels, Vienna, Copenhagen, and Madrid. Prior to this, she earned a bachelor’s degree in economics. Her main interests include analysing practices of urban activism and working with local communities towards improving participatory methods, public policies, and shared spaces. She is a Ph.D. student at ISCTE-IUL and currently active in Lisbon, Portugal, and in Podgorica, Montenegro. She is a member of Urban Studies Lab, an experimental research collective based in Lisbon, and of KANA/Who if not Architect, a group of architects and urban researchers dedicated to the preservation of modernist architectural heritage and to the study of policy and practice of urban development in Montenegro.