Goran Basic is a scientific advisor and director of the Institute of Social Sciences in Belgrade. He is a political anthropologist and his research areas are multicultural politics and ethnicity. He has published eleven monographs and about a hundred scientific papers. He served as Deputy Protector of Citizens of the Republic of Serbia, and is now a member of the Advisory Committee for the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities at the Council of Europe. He is a member of the General Assembly of EES and COST Action “International Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities’ Survey Data Network.