I lecture contemporary European History, focusing particularly on the history of the Balkans. Also I work as a researcher at the Institute of Nova revija for Humanities, Ljubljana and at the Institute IRRIS, Koper/Capodistria. I am a member of the board of editor (since 2005) and editor (since 2014) of the high-impact scientific journal Acta Histriae and editor (since 2014) of the high-impact scientific journal Annales – Series historia et sociologia, and I am also a member of the board of editor (since 2012) of the series Fontes – Studia diplomatica, and (since 2016) of two scientific journals, Qualestoria and Sodobni vojaški izzivi/Contemporary Military Challenges. I am author of 3 monographs and more than 50 scientific papers, co-author of 3 monographs and edited 9 books (some as co-editor). In 2017 I received from the European Commision the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence.