Archive for the ‘Slovenia’ Category

  • Exhibition and book – Lychnidos in the shadow of Isis with Celtic warriors and golden face of a Macedonian king

    on Dec 27, 14 • in Archaeology, Art, Book, Classical period, Craft, Cultural heritage, Exhibition, Hellenistic period, Museum, News, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia • with Comments Off on Exhibition and book – Lychnidos in the shadow of Isis with Celtic warriors and golden face of a Macedonian king

    An international exhibition “The golden faces of Macedonian kings – Macedonians and Celts from the Ohrid region”, was result of an EU-funded project “Clash of Cultures”. It was coordinated by the University of Primorska in cooperation with the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia, the Kelten Romer Museum in Manching (Germany), the Museum of Losinj in Croatia, the Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments in Ohrid and City Museum of Negotiono (Macedonia) Most of the artifacts from this exhibition today are displayed in the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia in Skopje and in the so called ‘Golden room&#

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  • Exhibition: Balkan history – testing imagination

    on Sep 23, 13 • in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Culture, Exhibition, Greece, History, Montenegro, News, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Exhibition: Balkan history – testing imagination

    Is it possible to build a shared narrative of the Balkans, overcoming the conflicts between national historiographies? The travelling exhibition “Imagining the Balkans”, these days in Belgrade, tries to do so On September 9th, the exhibition “Imagining the Balkans”, devoted to the formation of identity and memories in the communities of south-eastern Europe during the 19th century, was inaugurated in Belgrade. The title of the exhibition will be familiar to those interested in the Balkan region – it was chosen after the famous book in which Bulgarian scholar Maria Todorova criticizes Western culture’s tendency to

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  • Projects: Disputed Histories

    on Sep 1, 13 • in Anthropology, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Education, History, Kosovo, Montenegro, News, Politics, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia • with Comments Off on Projects: Disputed Histories

    The Disputed Histories Library is a collection of text-books from primary and secondary schools, that have been in use in different time periods on the territory of ex-Yugoslavia. The purpose of starting this library by Vahida Ramujkic, was for it to be accessible to the general public, so as to inspire series of workshops, discussions and new projects. Until now it was available in Youth Center Crna Kuca in Novi Sad, on Spaport Bienalle in Banja Luka, in Knjizara of CZKD in Belgrade and in the NGBK Gallery in Berlin. It turns out that students at

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  • Catalogs: Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia

    on Jun 12, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Book, Exhibition, Neolithic, News, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia • with Comments Off on Catalogs: Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia

    Exhibition “Neolitska umetnost na območju Republike Makedonije (Neolithic art in the region of the Republic of Macedonia), Narodni Muzej Slovenija, Ljubljana (28 May to 21 September 2008) Neolithic art in the Region of the Republic of Macedonia  

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  • Claustra Alpium Iuliarum: a Research Plan

    on Jun 7, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Articles, Croatia, News, Roman period, Slovenia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Claustra Alpium Iuliarum: a Research Plan

    Mario ZACCARIA Claustra Alpium Iuliarum:a Research Plan Abstract After the golden age of the Roman Empire, from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius, known as the Pax Augusta, a time of insecurity starts, in which the Empire must be defended on all fronts. There are frequent barbarian raids on the territory of Illyricum and Italy, and defensive measures are being taken. One of these is Claustra Alpium Iuliarum, a system of defensive walls (barriers), forts and towers in the current Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Croatia, designed as early as the time of the emperor Gallienus

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  • The man who designed a nation

    on Nov 27, 12 • in Art, Culture, Design, News, Slovenia • with Comments Off on The man who designed a nation

    Rarely does the work of a single individual permeate the visual identity of a country as much as the graphic design of Slovenia’s Miljenko Licul. From beer ads to banknotes, he forged the appearance of Slovenia as a nation. An upcoming show at The Lighthouse in Glagow pays tribute to the work of this extraordinary character – his scope, his visual acuity, and his humour. Miljenko Licul, Poster: 8th Congress of the League of Communists of Slovenia Ljubljana, 1978 Licul died in 2009 at the age of 62, leaving behind him a stamped trail of

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