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Annemarie Sorescu Marinković, senior research associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part, between November 13 th and 16th 2017, in the international conference Engaged Humanities: preserving and revitalizing endangered languages and cultural heritage and the pre-conference workshops on language revitalization. The organizers of the conference were the Faculty “Artes Liberales” of the Warsaw University and SOAS London University, while the participants mainly came from America and Europe. Annemarie Sorescu Marinković’s contribution, co-authored with Monica Huţanu, from the Belgrade University, was entitled Language visibility and the revitalization of Vlach.

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International conference Télévisions et nations européennes : allers et retours entre centres et

Annemarie Sorescu Marinković, senior research associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part, on November 9th and 10th 2017, in the international conference Télévisions et nations européennes : allers et retours entre centres et périphéries, 1950-1980, organized in Bucharest (Romania), by Le Centre Régional Francophone de Recherches Avancées en Sciences Sociales and the University of Bucharest. The conference gathered researchers from Belgium, Bulgaria, Romania, Switzerland, France, and the Netherlands. Annemarie Sorescu Marinković’s contribution was entitled Romanian Communism on Air: Elena Ceausescu’s personality cult and the state television.

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Dr. Aleksandra Djurić Milovanović gave the lecture in the University College Cork, Ireland

At the invitation of the University College Cork and Study of Religions Department, Dr. Aleksandra Djurić Milovanović, research fellow of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, visited Ireland between November 6–9, 2017. As a visiting professor at UCC, Dr. Djuric Milovanović gave the lecture entitled Orthodox Christian Renewal Movements in Eastern Europe at the beginning of 20th Century. The lecture was part of international collaboration with the international project - Creative Agency and Religious Minorities: ‘Hidden Galleries’ in the Secret Police Archives in 20th Century Central and Eastern Europe (European Research Council, no. 677355), coordinated by Dr. James Kapaló. During this visit, Dr. Djurić Milovanović presented her new co-edited volume: Orthodox Christian Renewal Movements in Eastern Europe, ed. Aleksandra Đurić Milovanović, Radmila Radić (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

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Stojan Novakovic

Four project members of the Institute for Balkan Studies of SASA took part in the scientific conference Stojan Novaković – On the 175 Anniversary of his Birth organized by the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and held on November 1st–2nd, 2017 in Belgrade. Dr Vojislav Pavlović, Senior Research Associate, presented the paper Stojan Novaković and Concordat with Vatican, dr Ljubodrag P. Ristić, Senior Research Associate, gave the lecture entitled British and French Views of the Foreign Policy of Stojan Novakovićʼs Government (1895–1896), dr Boris Milosavljević, Research Associate, gave the presentation Stojan Novaković and Slobodan Jovanović, while Veljko Stanić, Research Assistant, presented the paper Erudite, Polyhistor, Intellectual: Intellectual History in the Work of Stojan Novaković.

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500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation 1517-2017

On the occasion of celebrating of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation 1517-2017, Dr. Aleksandra Djurić Milovanović, research associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA took part in two international conferences dedicated to this event. Aleksandra Djurić Milovanović took part in international bilingual conference: A Magyar Reformáció román kultúrára gyakorolt hatásai és következményei/Influența Reformației maghiare asupra culturii române, organized by the University of Segedin (Hungary) on 28th of October. Dr. Djurić Milovanović presented a paper entitled „Nazarenii, primii neoprotestanți români și impactul lor asupra identității spirituale a românilor din Banatul Sârbesc“, in Romanian language. On 31st of October, she participated at the conference organized by Yugoslav Association for the Scientific Study of Religion (JUNIR) and presented her research of the beginnings and development of neo-Protestantism among Romanians in Serbia. Conference papers have been published in edited volume “500 Years of Protestant Reformation”, edited by Dragoljub B. Đorđević and Dragan Todorović (JUNIR, University of Niš, 2017).

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Central Europe and Balkan Muslims: Relations and Representations

Dušan Fundić, research assistant of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part in the international scientific conference Central Europe and Balkan Muslims: Relations and Representations held in Prague, Czech Republic, October 2-3, 2017. Dušan Fundić gave lecture titled: Understanding Multiple Agencies: Albanian Muslims beyond Islam before the First World War. The conference was organized by Institute of History – Czech Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Institute of Ethnology – Czech Academy of Sciences.

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France and Serbia in the Great War

On Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th October 2017 the Institute for Balkan Studies of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts will host the international scholarly conference on France and Serbia in the Great War. In three half-day sessions renowned French and Serbian historians will exchange views on key periods in the defence of Serbia in the Great War and in its re-liberation, with the support of allied forces on the Salonika front under the command of French generals from 1916 to 1918. Among the topics discussed will be the collaboration between French and Serbian civilians, most notably the reception of Serbian refugees (children, university students) in France.

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Vladimir V. Mihajlović PhD, research assistant of the Institute for Balkan Studies SASA, took part in the international workshop Investigating Interdisciplinary Informality held October 3—5 2017 in Stockholm (Sweden). The conference that brought participants from entire Europe, as well as from the USA and Canada, was organized by the International Interdisciplinary Institute, and raised numerous questions about modes, advantages, but also difficulties in present day interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and/or crossdisciplinary research.

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Ljubodrag P. Ristić, PhD, Senior Research Associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies of SASA, participated in the international scientific conference Belgrade 1521–1867, organized by the Institute of History, Belgrade and Yunus Emre Enstitüsü, Ankara, and held on September 28–29, 2017 in Belgrade. LJ. P. Ristić presented the paper entitled The Bombing of Belgrade (1862) and the Surrender of Towns to Serbia (1867) in British Politics. LJ. P. Ristić elaborated British politics towards Principality of Serbia during two, the most important events of the second reign of Prince Mihalo Obrenovitch (1860–1868).

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Ljubodrag P. Ristić, PhD, Senior Research Associate of the Institute for Balkan Studies of SASA, participated in the international scientific conference entitled Russo-turkish war of 1877–1878 and Eastern Question (Русско-турецкая война 1877–1878 гг. и Восточный вопрос) held on September 18–19, 2017, Moskow, Russia. This international gathering was organized by the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Russian History of RAS, and Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Russian Federation. LJ. P. Ristić presented the paper entitled The Principality of Serbia among the interests of Great Powers – From San Stefano to Berlin (Княжество Сербия между интересами великих сил – от Сан-Стефано до Берлина). LJ. P. Ristić elaborated the international position of the Principality of Serbia among the Great Powerʼs interests on the Balkans during the final phase of the Great Eastern Crisis.

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