DR. ROBERT J. DONIA WILL VISIT SLOVENIA

President of the Council of the International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES) and Associate Professor at the University of Michigan Dr. Robert J. Donia will be visiting Slovenia from 3 to 10 November 2007 as a part of his Europe tour.

President of the Council of the International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES) and Associate Professor at the University of Michigan Dr. Robert J. Donia will be visiting Slovenia from 3 to 10 November 2007 as a part of his Europe tour.

Dr. Donia is a Research Associate at the Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Michigan and a Visiting Professor at the University of California in San Diego. He is the author of numerous books, articles and reviews in scientific magazines dealing with the former Yugoslavia. He is also the adviser of The Hague War Crimes Tribunal.

During his visit to Slovenia he will meet some of the prominent representatives of Slovenian scientific and academic circles. On this occasion, the IFIMES International Institutes prepared the following programme:

Tuesday, 6 November 2007 at 16.00 PM, Center Evropa, Dalmatinova 4, Ljubljana:

  • Lecture delivered by Dr. Robert J. Donia with the following topic: Variants of Violence: National and Religious Extremism in the Balkans”. The lecture is organised by the IFIMES International Institute in co-operation with the Government Communication Office and Center Evropa. The discussion with the lecturer will be moderated by Zijad Bećirović, M.A., and Dr. Milan Jazbec.

Wednesday, 7 November 2007 at 17.00 PM, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU), Prešeren's Hall, Novi trg 4, Ljubljana:

  • Lecture delivered by Dr. Robert J. Donia with the following topic: Fifteen Years of the Hague Tribunal: Has It Advanced International Justice? The lecture is organised by SAZU in co-operation with the IFIMES International Institute. The lecturer will be presented by Mrs. Alenka Šelih, Vice-President of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Thursday, 8 November 2007 at 08.30 AM, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences (FDV), lecture room 15, Kardeljeva ploščad 5, Ljubljana:

  • Lecture delivered by Dr. Robert J. Donia with the following topic: Space and Spectacle: The Visual Dimension of Communal Relations in Southeast Europe”. The lecture will be held as a part of the university course Comparative Political Systemsgiven by Assist. Prof. Jernej Pikal.

Thursday, 8 November 2007 at 18.00 PM, The Hotel Lev, 13th floor LOBBY, Vošnjakova 1, Ljubljana:

  • Reception for invited guests to honour Dr. Robert J. Donia's visit to Slovenia.

Friday, 9 November 2007 at 19.00 PM, Škrabec Homestead, Hrovača 42, Ribnica:

  • Presentation of the latest book by Dr. Robert J. Donia Sarajevo: A Biography, published by Hurst and Co., London. The discussion with the author will be moderated Mr. Janez Škrabec and Dr. Milan Jazbec.

All events will be held in the English language.

You are kindly invited to attend.

Ljubljana, 22 October 2007



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