Vladimir Nazor was a poet, Partisan, and politician. His greatness and popularity endured through five regimes/countries. Who was Croatia’s greatest children’s writer and first president?
Croatian historian Ivo Goldstein gives a short lecture on Yugoslavia’s history in an attempt to answer the question, “Was Yugoslavia good or bad for its peoples?”
Graffiti dating back to the 1940s survive on walls of towns and villages from Ljubljana to the Istrian peninsula.
Historian Jelena Djureinović, PhD parses the trajectory and the many facets of historical revisionism in Serbia.
…or A Field Report from the Days of AVNOJ Every last Saturday in November, several thousand people from all across former Yugoslavia gather in Jajce for Days of AVNOJ, an official celebration of Yugoslavia’s founding
Historian Ivo Goldstein identifies the roots and actors of historical revisionism in Croatia.
Art historian Vladana Putnik Prica of the University of Belgrade discusses inappropriate monuments, foreigners’ interest and generational differences in locals’ perception of spomeniks, and nostalgic songs.
Aquellos que no pueden recordar el pasado están condenados a repetirlo. (Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.)
Illsbruck, Helmut. Nostalgia: Origins and Ends of an Unenlightened Disease. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2012.
Perica, Vjekoslav. Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Morris-Suzuki, Tessa. The Past Within Us: Media, Memory, History. London: Verso, 2005.
Crnobrnja, Mihailo. The Yugoslav Drama. 2nd edition. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1994.