Within the Department of History in the Andrić Institute a scientific committee has been formed to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II.
The committee consists of: the Director of the Andric Institute, Emir Kusturica, Oleg Rudoljfovic Ajrapetov from the Moscow State University, Svetozar Rajak from the London School of Economics and Political Science, the Director of the Archives of Serbia and research associate at the Institute of the Recent History of Serbia, Miroslav Perišić, Professor Faculty of Philosophy and the Director of the Department of History of the Andrić Institute, Miroslav Jovanović and the Secretary of the Committee Ivan Obradović.
During the two-day meeting, which has taken place in Andrićgrad, program for celebrating the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II has been defined.
The program will provide a number of activities such as exhibitions, interviews with experts, publishing projects, documentaries, artistic content and film festivals.
The basic approach of the celebration will be aimed at a comprehensive understanding of the causes for the First World War, its course and its consequences, has been announced from the Department of History of the Andrić Institute.
The intent of the Committee is that scientific and historical truth be available to anyone who wants to know the truth. The Committee plans to illuminate the conditions and circumstances that have led to the war, with an ambition to inform scientist and general public about less known facts relevant for the turning points in the war.
The Committee at this meeting has also established the time of events and has decided to establish an International council that will be formed by the world’s leading experts on the history of the World War II.
Among planned activities has also planned that the Committee informs public about historical content concerning the topic of the World War I through the Bulletin of the Andrić Institute.