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Macquarie University in Sydney

Conference - Heritage and New Horizons: Croatia and Croatians in a Global Context

The Macquarie University Croatian Studies Centre, in partnership with the Croatian Studies Foundation, is holding an international academic conference - Heritage and New Horizons: Croatia and Croatians in a Global Context - on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the introduction of Croatian Studies at Macquarie University.

The conference will take place from Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th February 2024 at Macquarie University in Sydney.

The conference will highlight a diverse range of fields and research interests, including Croatian language and linguistics, Croatian history and archaeology, and Croatians and their achievements throughout the centuries.

Over eighty speakers from Croatia, Australia and around the world will present papers. Two keynote addresses will be given: Vesna Drapač and Ivan Hrstić will present ‘History, politics, and ideology: The formation of Australian Croatian identities in the early Cold War' while Lidija Cvikić will speak on the ‘Maintenance of Croatian as a heritage language through the lens of inter-generational differences'. Other speakers include Ivana Hebrang-Grgić, Ana Barbarić, Jasna Novak Milić, Ilija Šutalo, Jim Hlavač, Diana Stolac, Danijel Džino, Wollfy Krašić, Rebeka Mesarić Žabčić, Stjepan Asić, Josip Lasić, Ivan Tepeš and many others.

For more information and the full program, please visit the conference website at: https://event.mq.edu.au/croatian-global-context-conference-2024/