In only three years, from 2016 to 2019, our collaborators have published
collaborator of our Institute is a Principal Research Fellow, which puts us at the forefront of Serbian humanities.
Our Institute was in the public eye as the developer of large state-sponsored projects such as
The Collected Works of Josip Broz Tito, History of the Democratic Party, and Chronology of Events at Kosovo and Metohija
However, forgotten, marginalized, and even forbidden topics were also thematized here.
Collaborators of the ICH
were among the first
historians in socialist Yugoslavia to analyze historical events from non-Marxist perspectives (Branislav Gligorijevic) and were critically questioning the number of victims of Nazi repression (Venceslav Glisic)
One of the articles in the first issue of our journal
(1983/1), written by Vojislav Kostunica and Kosta Cavoski called into question the way the Communist Party assumed power in Yugoslavia.
The Institute for Contemporary History was
twice decorated for academic excellence
In 1989, it received the AVNOJ medal and in 2019 it received a Silver medal for distinction.
The first, and perhaps the only television broadcast of a doctoral defense in the country
occurred in 1999.
Our collaborator Kosta Nikolic defended his thesis, “Ravna Gora Movement 1941-1944,” which was fully transmitted by television Studio B.
During our first five decades, the activities of our individual collaborators, as well as our institutional identity, are traceable through