Croatia

History in the Court of Law: Legal Rehabilitation as a Mirror and an Instrument of Politics of Memory in Croatia and Serbia

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Date: 
16 Jan 2018 - 13:00
Location: 
Resowi-Zentrum, SR 15.48, Bauteil D, 4.OG

This research project examines the intertwinement of history, memory, and law in the wider context of politics of memory on the Second World War and socialist Yugoslavia in contemporary Serbia and Croatia.

Framing the Nation and Collective Identities: Analyzing Commemorative Practices in Contemporary Croatia

Date: 
10 May 2016 - 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
SR 15.33, RESOWI B/3

Commemorations and other political rituals are key components of a nation’s cultural memory, crucial for the construction and reinforcement of ideological, ethnic, economic, sexual, and other identities.

Universality of decentralised media and ideology in the era of post-politics. The case of refugee crisis in Croatia during September 2015

Date: 
3 May 2016 - 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
RESOWI, LS 15.03, C/EG

The project explores the discursive practices, knowledges and believes present on the Internet of the Post-Yugoslav countries in specific cases such as refugee crisis in Croatia during September 2015.

Taxation of partnerships engaged in international transactions: classification conflicts between Austria and Croatia and their role in achieving efficient tax planning instruments

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Date: 
23 Jun 2015 - 13:00
Location: 
RESOWI, SR 15.03, Universitätsstraße 15, Bauteil B, EG

Partnerships give rise to international tax problems, but one must acknowledge also opportunities. Above all, this is the case, where different tax systems treat partnerships in fundamentally different ways.

Ready for the Homeland? Ritual, Remembrance and Political Extremism in Croatian football

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Date: 
5 May 2015 - 13:00
Location: 
RESOWI, SR 15.33, Universitätsstraße 15, Bauteil B, 3.OG

In the case of post-socialist Croatia, sport has proved to be a highly politicised form of national expression functioning as a salient social field in which Croatia’s “national habitus code” is most intensively articulated, debated and contested.

Tourism, Identity and Liberalization in Socialist Yugoslavia

Date: 
9 Oct 2014 - 17:00 to 19:00
Location: 
Mozartgasse 3, HS 23.03, Erdgeschoss

Soon after World War II tourism became one of the key elements of social policy in socialist Yugoslavia and an element of the standard of living.

‘Za dom!’: The Croatian identity of the footballer Josip Šimunić and its Australian context

Date: 
15 May 2014 - 17:00 to 19:00
Location: 
RESOWI-Zentrum, LS 15.03, Bauteil C, Erdgeschoß

The presentation considers the controversial ´celebration` of Croatian national team football player Josip Šimunić following Croatia’s qualification winning match to the 2014 World Cup Finals in Brazil.

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