The modernization and urban transformation of Belgrade in 19th and early 20th century

For understanding the modern urban development of Belgrade in the 20th century, it is necessary to consider its specific geo-strategic and geo-political position. The site of the city is at the confluence of Sava and Danube rivers, between the East and the West, which leads to a crucial impact on its urban and architectural development throughout history.

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From Ottoman Heritage: Balkan

From Ottoman Heritage: BalkanBalkan is another of some ten thousand Turkish words that at some point existed in Serbian language. But, this time it is a foreign word that entered all the other languages in the world. And after all that happened in this region it is...

Globalizing the Balkans: Prolegomena to New Balkan Studies

Globalizing the Balkans: Prolegomena to New Balkan StudiesTogether with a scientific interest for the farther and more distinctive non-European cultures, Balkan studies arose within the modern Western episteme in the early 19th century, providing civilized and...

The hardest of all issues (I)

The hardest of all issues (I)The report on internet issue of daily Politika concerning first decisions of the Agency for restitution regarding return of premises to Belgrade Jewish Community (in accordance with the Law on property taken from victims of the Holocaust...

The hardest of all issues (II)

The hardest of all issues (II)The Holocaust lead to accelerated practice of brutal Nazi pillage. Even after the Holocaust, in Yugoslavia continued prosecutions and plundering. By their origin from the most passive backwaters, liberators entered someone else’s...

The architectural heritage conservation in the east Adriatic region

The architectural heritage conservation in the east Adriatic regionCurabitur aliquet quam id dui posuere blandit. Curabitur aliquet quam id dui posuere blandit. Vivamus suscipit eget felis porttitor volutpat. Vivamus suscipit tortor eget felis porttitor volutpat....

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