Researcher Zvonimir Navala lived in Johannesburg for a quarter century and has recently published a comprehensive tome, Croats in the Anglo-Boer War, South Africa 1899–1902. Navala plans the Croatian edition for the first half of 2021 and would certainly like to see the promotion done under the auspices of the Croatian Heritage Foundation.
As publisher Profil Klett announced, the group of Croatian teachers that authored the textbook took the top BELMA award for the high quality of the textbook, which promotes reading in the digital age.
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.
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.