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Throughout its existence, Yugoslavia was among the most complex countries in Europe. Uniting Catholic Croats and Slovenes, Orthodox Serbs, Bosnian Muslims, and a variety of less numerous peoples, Yugoslavia provided at various times in its history a model of synergetically integrated diversity as well as horrific examples of civil war and genocide.
The SHERA Board invites proposals for the Society’s sponsored panel at the 2019 ASEEES Annual Conference. The conference will be held in San Francisco from November 23 to 26, 2019 and the theme is "Belief." More information on the convention theme can be found here.
Trošt, Tamara Pavasović. "Ruptures and continuities in nationhood narratives: reconstructing the nation through history textbooks in Serbia and Croatia." Nations and Nationalism. Vol. 24, Issue 3, 2018. Pp. 716–740.
Japan on the Jesuit Stage
Vienna, Alte Burse, 28–29 June 2018
Thursday, 28 June 2018
14.30–15.00 Welcome Address
Panel 1 (chair: Akihiko Watanabe and Florian Schaffenrath)
15.00–15.30 Patrick Schwemmer (Tokyo), Found in Translation: The Jesuit Japan Letters as a Source of Early-Modern European Images of Japan
15.30–16.00 Mirjam Döpfert (Freiburg i.Br.), Christianomachia Iaponensis – Japanese Martyrs on the Jesuit Stage
The countries of the Balkan peninsula include Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Romania, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia, Serbia, and Macedonia. Most of them share the long historical experience of belonging to the Ottoman empire. Between 1800 and 1878, many of them achieved independent statehood; since then, the struggle to consolidate and maintain independence has dominated their history. This course will consider the history of this region from 1453 to 1918, the period in which the region was dominated by the Ottoman empire.