Dr Vojislav G. Pavlović, director of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part in the conference  La Grande Roumanie, in Strasbourg on 17 and 18 January 2019. The conference was organized by the University of Strasbourg and the University of Metz. Dr Pavlović's paper was intitutlated : La situation militaire dans les Balkans, 1918-1919.

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Dr Vladimir P. Petrović, Senior Research Associate of the Institute for Balkan of SASA, was invited in Timisoara by West University and the Center for Archaeological Studies "Constantin Daicoviciu", from 10th to 12 December 2018. He held a seminar for students of bachelor and master studies of Archeology, as well as for interested scholars. The themes of the lectures were: Singidunum and Viminacium: Roman Colonies and Military Strongholds on the Upper Moesian Limes and The Iron Gates in the Eve of Dacian Wars: The Infrastructural Works.

Annemarie Sorescu Marinković, senior research associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, participated in the 2018 Winter International Symposium Languages Rising above Empires, Blocs, and Unions 1918-2018, which took place on December 13th and 14th in Sapporo, Japan. The symposium was organized by the Slavic-Eurasian Research Center of the Hokkaido University. Annemarie Sorescu Marinković was part of the panel Re-standardizing or Establishing Languages after Communism, together with researchers from Oslo and Poznan. The symposium is organized every year in Japan and this time it gathered 16 researchers from Austria, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Serbia and USA.

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MA Milena Davidović, research trainee of the Institut for Balkan Studies SASA, took part in the scientific conference with international participation Byzantine-Slavic Readings II, which was held on 24 November 2018. The conference was organised by Center for Byzantine-Slavic Studies (University of Niš), Church Studies and International Center for Orthodox Studies. Milena Davidović presented the paper entitled: Narrativ Discourse in the Work of Stefan Prvovenčani.

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In the frame of the international project “Community as Opportunity: The creative archives‘ and users‘ network“ the Institute for Balkan Studies of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and arts in cooperation with the Centre for Theory of History of the Belgrade University Faculty of Philosophy hosted the national workshop on

Digital editions of medieval documents: the project Diplomatarium Serbicum Digitale

which was held on Wednesday, November 28th, in the hall 106 of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, Cika Ljubina 18-20 (in Serbian).


After the opening adress of Prof. Dr. Smilja Marjanovic-Dusanic (Belgrade, Faculty of Philosophy) there were given two lectures on “What is a digital edition?” by Doc. Dr. Zarko Vujosevic (Belgrade, Faculty of Philosophy) and “Analysis of the Serbian medieval charters from the point of view of historical geography and digital humanities” by Dr. Mihailo Popovic (Vienna, Institute for Medieval Research, Division of Byzantine Research), followed with the interactive presentation of the database Diplomatarium Serbicum Digitale by Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Porcic (Belgrade, Faculty of Philosophy) and Veljko Gluscevic M.A. (Belgrade, Institute for Balkan Studies).

Mirjana Mirić, research associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, participated at the international workshop Zurich 2018 Workshop: First step towards an interactive map of Balkan linguistic features, which took part on 26th and 27th November 2018 in Zurich (Switzerland). The workshop was organized by the Slavistics Seminar of the University of Zurich and gathered scholars from Greece, Albania, Romania, Russia, Germany, Switzerland and Serbia. Mirjana Mirić’s contribution entitled The complementizer da omission in the future tense construction in Timok and Lužnica vernaculars: the Balkan perspective was presented on the first day of the workshop. On the second day researchers were trained to interactively map Balkan linguistic features and perform various statistical analysis in the R software.

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Dr Aleksandra Djurić Milovanović, senior research associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, was a guest speaker at the webinar held on November 20, 2018, hosted by KAICIID Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue and Joint Learning Initiative Refuge Hub from Washington DC. Dr Djurić Milovanović focused on the role of religion in migration processes, as well as the engagement of the faith-based organizations in the Balkans, especially in Serbia, in providing humanitarian aid for the migrants and refugees in the past few years. Title of her presentation was: A Response of the Faith-Based Organizations to the Migration Crises: the case of Serbia.

Dr Danica Popović, senior research fellow of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA and Marija Vasiljević, research assistant of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA took part in the International Scientific Conference „Stefan the First-Crowned and his Time“, held 22-23 November 2018. The Conference was organized by The Institute of History, Belgrade.

Dr Popović presented a paper under the title “Reliquary Programme of Medieval Ruler’s Treasuries ‒ Serbian Approach at the time of First Nemanjićs” while MA Vasiljević’s presentation was entitled “King in the Shadow of Archbishop: Creation of State in Serbian Medieval Historiography”.

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Dr Vojislav G. Pavlović, director of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part in the conference 1918. Demain la paix, which was held on 15 and 16 November 2018 in La Roch sur Yon. The conference was organized by the Centre Roland Mousnier, Sorbonne University, ICES, and the Mission du CentenaireThe title of Dr Pavlović’s paper was:  La naissance de la Yougoslavie

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Dr Vojislav G. Pavlović, director of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part in the conference:  11 November Hundred Years from Liberation and Union, which was held in Herceg Novi from 10 – 11 November. The conference was organized by Matica Srpska in Montenegro. Dr Pavlović's paper was intituled: The French Eastern Army and the Creation of Yugoslavia.


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