Boris Tomanić

Title of Paper : The anthropology of crime – Mass killing of Yugoslav population committed by military units of the Third Reich

Boris Tomanić was born in Belgrade in 1990. He finished elementary and high school in the same city. He has been studying history at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade since 2009, where he graduated (BA) in 2014 at the Department for History of Yugoslavia with the thesis «German war crimes committed in Yugoslavia at the Nuremberg trials.» He obtained Master Degree (MA) in 2016, defending the thesis «War crimes in Arandjelovac and Topola 1941– 1945.» He enrolled Doctoral studies (PhD) in 2017 at the same university.
Since 2016 he has been working as an external associate of the Museum of Genocide Victims in Belgrade. From September until December 2017 he worked in the Archives of Yugoslavia as an archivist for archiving and processing archival materials. He won an award for the best master thesis at the Department for History of Yugoslavia in 2016 which assigns the Institute of Contemporary History. He was a participant in several student conferences and workshops.
His research are focused on war crimes committed in the First and Second World War in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, especially in Yugoslavia and military formations that operated in Yugoslavia during the Second World War.


  • Tomanić, Boris. “Kragujevac October’ at the Nuremberg trials”. In: Yearbook for Research of Genocide, 8, Editor Veljko Đurić Mišina 229–252. Belgrade–Kragujevac: Museum of Genocide Victims, 2016.
  • Tomanić, Boris. “The suffering of the population in Oplenac municipality committed by the new govrnment after the liberation in 1944”. In: Yearbook for Research of Genocide, 9. Editor Veljko Đurić Mišina, 119–179. Belgrade – Kragujevac: Museum of Genocide Victims, 2017.
  • Tomanić, Boris. “Mountain Guard of H. M. King Peter II: formation, combats, crimes”. In: Military Historical Review 1/2. Editor Miljan Milikić, 109-136. Belgrade: Strategic Research Institute, 2017.