Currents of History 2/2022 has been published

The second issue of Currents of History for 2022 has been published. It consists of
scholarly papers focused on relations between socialist Yugoslavia with European leftists,
countries of South America and the Non-Aligned Movement, on collectivization, irredentism,
justice, health policy, sports, popular culture and autobiography as a historical source.
The latest issue of the Currents of History is accessible on the Journal’s website:
https://tokovi.istorije.rs/eng/archives/23/2022/04/27/12022.html
Currents of History is an academic journal of the Institute for Recent History of Serbia
that publishes academic articles, essays, polemics, reviews, information on conferences,
and historical sources related to the contemporary history of Serbia, Yugoslavia, and the
Balkans.

Non-Aligned Movement Summits - New book by Jovan Čavoški

Thanks to many years of work on documents from Serbian, British, Indian, Chinese, Myanmar, American and Soviet archives, Jovan Čavoški wrote a major work on the Non-Aligned Movement Summits. The book explains the significance of the Non-Aligned Movement and analyzes its evolution and development.


you can see more about the content of the book at https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/nonaligned-movement-summits-9781350032095/

Currents of History 1/2022 is out now

The first issue of Currents of History for 2022 has been published. It consists of

scholarly papers focused on the Yugoslav-American economic relations, Russian emigration, resistance movement and liberation actions in WWII, the renewal of post-war relations with eastern neighbors, nationalism, internationalism and the Hague sources on the war in Bosnia.

The latest issue of the Currents of History is accessible on the Journal’s website:

https://tokovi.istorije.rs/eng/archives/23/2022/04/27/12022.html

Currents of History is an academic journal of the Institute for Recent History of Serbia,

that publishes academic articles, essays, polemics, reviews, information on conferences,

and historical sources related to the contemporary history of Serbia, Yugoslavia, and the

Balkans.

"80 Years Since the Outbreak of World War II in Yugoslavia and the Suffering of the City of Kragujevac: New Advances or Revision of History"

On Friday, April 15, 2022, in the premises of the National Museum in Čačak, a collection of works "80 Years Since the Outbreak of World War II in Yugoslavia and the Suffering of theCity of Kragujevac: New Advances or Revision of History" was presented by the Center for Scientific Research of Srpska Academy of Sciences and Arts and the University of Kragujevac and the Institute for Recent History of Serbia. The collection was edited by Dr. Dmitar Tasić, senior research associate of INIS and Lela Vujošević.

Within the collection there are four thematic units of the Collection (Revisionism; Genocide and Culture of Memory; Under Occupation; International Context). . Mraović, Rade Ristanović, Aleksandar Stojanović, Miloš Timotijević, Milana Živanović, Zoran Janjetović, Miljan Milkić and Aleksandar Rakonjac.

The international workshop "Informal Practices in Southeast Europe - Examples and Analyses"

The international workshop was held at the Institute for Recent History of Serbia (INIS) on 10-11 April 2022. Dr. Vladan Jovanović, principal research fellow at INIS, participated as a chair and the one of the organizers of this interdisciplinary project, while Ognjen Tomić, a trainee researcher at INIS, presented his paper during the second day of the workshop. The participants from Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Albania, and Serbia were greeted by Dr. Mile Bjelajac, director of the Institute for Recent History of Serbia.

 

photo: Sanja Petrović Todosijević

 

Full program of the conference zou can download here.

"80 YEARS SINCE THE OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN YUGOSLAVIA AND THE SUFFERING OF THE CITY OF KRAGUJEVAC: NEW DEVELOPMENTS OR REVISIONS OF HISTORY"

The Institute for Recent History of Serbia informs you that a collection of papers entitled:
"80 Years Since the Outbreak of the Second World War in Yugoslavia and the Suffering of the City of Kragujevac: New Shifts or Revision of History" jointly published by the Center for Scientific Research of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and the University of Kragujevac and the Institute of Recent History of Serbia.
The collection was edited by Dr. Dmitar Tasić, senior research associate of INIS and Lela Vujošević.
Within the four thematic units of the Collection: (Revisionism; Genocide and Culture of Memory; Under Occupation; International Context) you can read works by: Mile Bjelajc, Dubravka Stojanović, Bojan Dimitrijević, Davor Stipić, Viktor Bejatović, Nenad Karamijalković, Nemanja Dević, Marijana T. Mraović, Rade Ristanovic, Aleksandar Stojanovic, Milos Timotijevic, Milana Zivanovic, Zoran Janjetovic, Miljan Milkic and Aleksandar Rakonjac.

"Tito's Emissary Milovan Đilas: Diplomatic-Negotiating and Foreign Policy Activities (1943-1953)"

We invite you to follow and join the discussion on the book by Dr. Aleksandar V. Miletić "Tito's Emissary Milovan Đilas: Diplomatic-Negotiating and Foreign Policy Activities (1943-1953)" on Tuesday, February 1 at 12 noon. In addition to the author, Natalija Dimić will take part in the conversation , the moderator will be Dr. Božica Slavković Mirić

Zoom link starting at 12h

https://zoom.us/j/97229072888?pwd=TTUwM2JMQmtvdzJ1QnY2eHpBZFJ5dz09

RUSSIAN EMIGRATION IN BELGRADE FROM THE 1920S TO THE 1950S

 

The Institute for Recent History of Serbia invites you to the opening of the exhibition of the Historical Archive of Belgrade entitled Russian Emigration in Belgrade from the 1920s to the 1950s, on Tuesday, February 1, starting at 12 o'clock in the Russian House in Belgrade (Kraljice Natalije 33). The authors of the exhibition are: prof. PhD. Alexei Timofeyev, who is also a scientific advisor at the Institute of Recent History of Serbia, PhD. Milana Zivanović, research associate at the Institute of Recent History of Serbia and Slobodan Mandić, director assistent of the Historical Archive of Belgrade.  

More about the opening of the exhibition as well as about the exhibition itself on:

https://www.facebook.com/events/514511083270178/?ref=newsfeed

https://ruskidom.rs/sr/dogadjaj/izlozhba-istori-skog-arhiva-beograda/


International Holocaust Remembrance Day

PhD Sanja Petrović Todosijević, research associate at the Institute for Recent History of Serbia, was a guest on the morning program of Euronews Serbia television on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

https://www.euronews.rs/.../dan-secanja-na-zrtve.../vest

The third issue of "Currents of History" for 2021 has been published

The third issue of Currents of History for 2021 has been published. It consists of
scientific papers (in English) dealing with Yugoslav legislation between the two world
wars, political relations between FNR Yugoslavia and Italy, Belgium and Israel, as well
as the corruption, gender policy, cultural diplomacy and censorship in socialist
Yugoslavia. Finally, there are two review essays on Serbia, Southeastern Europe and the
First World War in recent western historiography.

The latest issue of the Currents of History is accessible on the Journal’s website:

http://tokovi.istorije.rs/cir/arhiva/13/2021/12/30/32021.html.

Currents of History is an academic journal of the Institute for Recent History of Serbia,
that publishes academic articles, essays, polemics, reviews, information on conferences,
and historical sources related to the contemporary history of Serbia, Yugoslavia, and the
Balkans.

A new National Scientific Committee for History, Archeology and Ethnology has been formed

On December 29, 2021, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development formed a new National Scientific Committee for History, Archeology and Ethnology. Among the eight members of the board are Dr. Petar Dragisic, scientific advisor from the Institute of Recent History of Serbia, Dr. Bojan Dimitrijevic, scientific advisor from the Institute of Contemporary History and Dr. Petar Krestic, scientific advisor at the Historical Institute. The term of office of MNO members is 5 years.

Congratulations!

You can view the document here.

"Currents of History" in the M23 Category

According to the categorization of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development for 2021, the journal of the Institute for Recent History of Serbia "Currents of History" has been ranked as an international journal in the M23 category. The national list of scientific journals is available at the following link:

 

https://www.mpn.gov.rs/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/List%D0%B0-naucnih-casopisa-domacih-izdavaca-za-2021.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0vw40iWPXUvx9ETMWf7RIe1SZT8PiPhwIg5Y0KkkDu8oK3UHg04k01wgg

Dušan Spasojević, "Greece: War for Independence, State Building and the Revival of the Nation"

In cooperation with the Čigoja Press, the Institute for European Studies and the Shaper Foundation, the Institute for Recent History of Serbia is one of the co-publishers of the monograph "Greece: War for Independence, State Building and National Revival" by Serbian Ambassador in Athens Dusan Spasojevic. This is the first book in the Serbian language that deals with the topic of contemporary Greek history. Regarding the creation of foundations on which the modern Greek state was established and on which the national identity of modern Greeks was formed. The book was created as a result of many years of dedicated work, which included research of extensive archival material and literature, many of them of Greek provenance, whose language the author speaks.

The author of the book, Dušan Spasojević, graduated from the Faculty of Law in Belgrade, and has a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Between 2000 and 2013, he served as Chief of Staff to the Federal Minister of the Interior, Foreign Policy Adviser to the President of the Republic, Assistant Minister and Secretary of Defense, and Ambassador of Serbia inTurkey. Since 2016, he has been the Serbian ambassador in Greece.


The book has 416 pages, it is equipped with a rich scientific apparatus, the selected illustrations are extremely useful, specially designed geographical maps, which faithfully reflect historical processes.The book will be available in all larger bookstores in Serbia, Montenegro and Republika Srpska.

You can read more about the book presentation here.

WORKSHOP: INFORMAL PRACTICES IN SOUTHEAST EUROPE - EXAMPLES AND ANALYSES

 

Institute for Recent History of Serbia in cooperation with several scientific institutions from abroad (Center for Governance and Culture in Europe - University of St. Gallen, Berliner Zentrum für transnationale Grenzforschung, Center for Advanced Studies - Sofia, New Europe College Bucharest, Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin ) organizes 10-11. April 2022, a scientific workshop dedicated to "informal practices" in Southeast Europe.

The workshop will be held in the premises of the Institute for Recent History of Serbia.

The working language of the workshop is English.

We invite colleagues, especially younger associates, to send the application to the email address informality2022@gmail.com by January 12th.

You can see a detailed description of the workshop in the attachment..

MEMORIES OF WAR - WARS OF MEMORY. SERBIAN MEMORY POLITICS ON NATIONAL, REGIONAL AND EUROPEAN LEVELS

Dr Olga Manojlović Pintar, viša naučna saradnica Instituta za noviju istoriju Srbije danas će govoriti na skupu pod nazivom Memories of war - Wars of memory. Serbian memory politics on national, regional and european levels koji se održava na Univerzitetu u Kopenhagenu, na temu Holocaust memory in Serbia and beyond.
More about the event

https://www.facebook.com/events/577413773560358/

Presentation of the book by Dušan Spasojević, "Greece: The War for Independence, the Creation of the State and the Revival of the Nation"

The Institute for Recent History of Serbia invites you to attend a seminar

on Thursday, November 18, 2021, starting at 11 am, which will be held on the occasion of the publication of the book by diplomat Dušan Spasojević,  "Greece: The War for Independence, the Creation of the State and the Revival of the Nation" in the premises of the Institute for European Studies (Ceremonial hall of the building on Trg Nikola Pašića 11 on the fourth floor). Spasojević's book  was published by: Čigoja štampa, the Institute for Recent History of Serbia, the Institute for European Studies and the Srdjan Shaper Foundation. One of the participants in the seminar will be Dr. Slobodan Selinić, scientific advisor of the Institute for Recent History of Serbia.  

 

More about the seminar and participants 

 

http://www.ies.rs/.../18-novembar-seminar-povodom-knjige.../

 

the photo of the author of the book is taken from:
http://www.athens.mfa.gov.rs/lat/ambassadortext.php?subaction=showfull&id=1348055387&ucat=116&template=DefaultLat&

Aleksandar Rakonjac, Associate of the Institute, defended his doctoral dissertation

 

INIS got another PhD in its ranks!

On November 9, Aleksandar Rakonjac defended his doctoral dissertation entitled "Industrialization of Yugoslavia (1947−1952). Plans and Practice" in the ceremonial hall of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade.

 


The dissertation was defended in front of the commission:

Prof. PhD Ljubodrag Dimić, Full Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, regular member of SANU. Mentor and writer of the report.

Prof. PhD Mira Radojevic, Full Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, corresponding member of SANU

Prof. PhD Aleksandar Životić, Associate Professor, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrad. Chairman of the commission for the defense of the doctoral dissertation.

PhD Vladimir Cvetković, Senior Research Associate, Institute for Recent History of Serbia

PhD Jovan Čavoški, Senior Research Associate, Institute for Recent History of Serbia

The paper is predominantly based on the primary spurces that the candidate researched in the Archives of Yugoslavia, the Diplomatic Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, the State Archives of Serbia, the Archives of the National Bank of Serbia, the Historical Archives of Belgrade, the Archives of Vojvodina and the Archives of Slovenia.

CONGRATULATIONS!

New book by Dmitar Tasić - "People's Defence Corps of Yugoslavia (KNOJ) 1944-1953"

 

 

"The results of the research presented in the text reveal new insights into a society led by a strong desire to consolidate quickly and efficiently after great human and material losses in the just ended war, how it dealt with the remnants of defeated enemies and how it was striving to pursues an independent policy, gaining new allies, but also enemies. "

Excerpt from the review of Colonel Dr. Slobodan Đukić  

You can buy Dr. Dmitar Tasić's new monograph in the premises of the Institute for Recent History of Serbia.
More on this news you can click on FB page of the Institute.

"Military organization in Slovenia and in its past"

 

 

Mile Bjelajac, Bojan Dimitrijevic and Blaz Torkar, among others, will appear in a new documentary series of conversations dedicated to the military organization in Slovenia and in its past. The first episode of the series will start on Monday, October 25. The next episodes will be released on Monday.