Round Table on Similarities and Differences in Waves of Emigration

The panel discussion featured Tado Jurić (Catholic University of Croatia), Karolina Novinščak Kölker (University of Regensburg), Stjepan Šterc (University of Zagreb, Centre for Croatian Studies), Caroline Hornstein Tomić (Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences), Jasna Čapo (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research), and Josip Jurčević (University of Zagreb, Centre for Croatian Studies). The event also featured Tado Jurić’s concise exhibition of materials related to Croatian guest workers in Germany.

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Collaboration Among Homeland and Diaspora Researchers

Twenty-three projects have been funded through this programme package from all areas of research and each of the projects has a co-head from the ranks of researchers in the diaspora communities. The projects are all already underway and are expected to produce excellent results over the three-year project period. The event saw the project heads stage brief presentations.

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Matica Magazine: the November Issue

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The second last of this year’s issues of the Croatian Heritage Foundation’s Matica magazine features the island of Vis, which some say has the greatest concentration of natural monuments in Europe. Along with our regular columns and the diaspora stories of families with ancestral roots on the island of Vis and in the Kvarner Bay region, this issue shares the Book Month fever and offers a bevy of book promos covering diaspora themes.

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8th Croatian Culture Parliament in Lendava

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The event opened with the presentation of Ms Mesarić Žabčić’s and Ms Tošić Grlač’s Mirisi i okusi međimurskog zavičaja u iseljeništvu (“The Aromas and Flavours of the Native Međimurje in the Diaspora Communities”). The event also saw Slađana Matić Trstenjak and Marijana Mirta open the Svetlobe (“Lights”) exhibition at the synagogue in Lendava, open through to the 31st of October.

The event opened with the presentation of Ms Mesarić Žabčić’s and Ms Tošić Grlač’s Mirisi i okusi međimurskog zavičaja u iseljeništvu (“The Aromas and Flavours of the Native Međimurje in the Diaspora Communities”). The event also saw Slađana Matić Trstenjak and Marijana Mirta open the Svetlobe (“Lights”) exhibition at the synagogue in Lendava, open through to the 31st of October.

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