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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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Dr. Aleksandra Djurić Milovanović, senior research associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part in the annual workshop of the “Hidden Galleries” Project (European Research Council - ERC no. 677355) – Engaging the Margins: Ethnographic Practice and Marginal Religious Communities in Central and Eastern, which was held on  8 November 2018. Dr. Djurić Milovanović presented a paper entitled: Fieldwork Methodology in Closed Religious Groups: the case of Romanian neo-Protestants in Serbia. Workshop gathered participants from Ireland, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Hungary and Moldova.  

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Dr Vojislav Pavlović, Director of the Institute for Balkan Studies, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts,and Dr Boris Milosavljević, fellow of the Institute, took part in the scholarly conference "The End of the First World War and the Creation of the Yugoslav State" which was held at the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Republika Srpska in Banjaluka on 30 and 31 October 2018. Dr Pavlović presented the paper "Yugoslav unification and alternative territorial and national solutions (November 1918 – June 1919)", while Dr Milosavljević presented "Russia and the creation of the Yugoslav state".

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Dr Vojislav G. Pavlović, director of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part in the conference Il Sud-est europeo e la regione adriatica alla fine della Grande Guerra Memorie, testimonianze, nuove sfide, which was held on 11 October in Rome 3.  The conference was organized by the University of Rome 3 . Dr Pavlović  was the keynote speaker with the following paper: Le strategie degli Alleati per concludere la guerra nei Balcani. 

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