Matica Magazine: The November Issue

his issue focuses on Šipan, the largest island of the Elaphiti island group, featured in our columns: the history by Marin Knezović, the endemic species of flora and fauna by Darko Mihelj, Sanja Vulić’s cues in communication, underappreciated academy trained painter Marko Murat and Ljerka Galic’s look at a trio of renovated eleventh century pre-Romanesque churches.

4th Croatian Diaspora Congress Staged in Zagreb

The event participants were greeted by the director of the Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences Željko Holjevac, the chair of the event programme and organisational committee Marin Sopta, the dean of the University of Osijek’s Faculty of Economics Boris Crnković, the rector of the University of Zagreb Damir Boras, the prorector of the University of Mostar Vlado Majstorović, the director of the Pastoral Directorate for Croats Abroad Tomislav Markić, state secretary Željka Josić of the Central State Office for Demography and Youth, CHF director Mijo Marić, and Dario Magdić, the deputy to the state secretary at the State Office for Croats Abroad.