Miljan Peter Ilich is a Juris Doctor, New York University and Ph.D. City University of New York and is Professor Emeritus of Law and History at Technical Career Institute in New York City where he founded the TCI Law Review and produced a documentary about the school's 100 year history entitled TCI: the First 100 Years.
He has produced many documentaries: including the controversial ArtWatch, a collaboration with Columbia University and the award-winning Chios 1822.
Dr. Ilich is an ongoing featured panelist of Activism for Peace in Israel & Palestine at the Left Forum Conferences, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.
During the war in the 1990s in the former Yugoslavia, Dr. Ilich was actively helping to bring about peace through art exhibits, film production and his many published articles in the International Herald Tribune, the New York Times, the Daily News and the Washington Post. Other writings of note are Newly Independent Nations and Their Radical Perspectives on International Law used in many law schools and in the International Court of Justice in The Hague - City University of New York, 1977 and a series on the Armenian Genocide Western Queens Gazette.
His newly published book Bosnian Phoenix: How Bosnia Saved Europe and Made Possible the Modern Age offers a riveting new perspective on the formative history of Bosnia and its influence on the world as a beacon of religious freedom and defender of Europe. It also provides critical insights into successful functioning of multiethnic societies. It is available at,,