Religious Actors and Public Debates

Barcelona, Spain

September 5 – 8, 2008

Research Committee on Sociology of Religion

International Sociological Association

Information on sessions please check at: http://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/forum/barcelona-2008/.

Our Vice-president prof. dr. Siniša Zrinščak as a Vice-president in Research Committee 22 on Sociology of Religion organizes a session within the topic:

RELIGIOUS ACTORS AND PUBLIC DEBATES

Meeting: “Sacred and Secular. The Life and Work of Željko Mardešić”

Croatian Sociological Association is co-organizer of the symposium “Sacred and Secular. The Life and Work of Željko Mardešić”.

Other organizers of this symposium are: Kršćanska sadašnjost, Kršćanski akademski krug, Center for Promotion of Social Teaching of the Church and Catholic Theological Faculty of Zagreb.

Intention of this interdisciplinary symposium is to put light on aspects of sociology, theology and study of religion in the work of Željko Mardešić.

Symposium will be held on the November 27, 2007, with the beginning at 9am in the Ulica Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb.

Lecture by Miroslav Tižika

THE ROLE OF RELIGION IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A STATE CHARACTER – CASE OF SLOVAK REPUBLIC AFTER 1993

and project presentation

SLOVAK ARCHIVE OF SOCIAL DATA SASD

Lectures will be held on Wednesday, September 19, at 6 PM in the Club of University Teachers, Ulica Andrije Hebranga 17, Zagreb.

Paper/discussion on “Croatian Capitalism and Social Integration: Performance and Legitimation Issues”

Dear colleagues!

On behalf of the Organisational Committee of the International Scientific Conference ‘Annales Pilar 2008’ it is my pleasure to invite you to present a paper/discussion on ‘Croatian Capitalism and Social Integration: Performance and Legitimation Issues’, to be held in Zagreb on April 24 – 25, 2008.

Dr. sc. Drago Čengić

Book Democratic Transition in Croatia: Value Transformation, Education and Media

Texas A&M University Press has published the book Democratic Transition in Croatia: Value Transformation, Education and Media edited by Sabrina P. Ramet & Davorka Matić. Contributors: Sabrina P. Ramet, Marius Soberg, Kruno Kardov, Ola Listhaug & Žan Štrabac, Vlasta Ilišin, Siniša Zrinščak, Wolfgang Höpken, Magdalena Najbar-Agičić & Damir Agičić, Zrinjka Peruško, Gordana Crnković, Biljana Bijelić, Davorka Matić, Knut Erik Solem, Knut Vesterdal.

Find out more about the book and ordering information here:

https://www.amazon.com/Democratic-Transition-Croatia-Transformation-Education/dp/1585445878

The Croatian edition of the book was published by Alinea publishing house in 2006.

International Sociological Association Approved Financial Support to Croatian Sociological Association

International Sociological Association approved financial support to Croatian Sociological Association for the development of web site and organization of regional workshop. Croatian sociological association applied in April this year on ISA’s Application for funding. Thereby, you can monitor our changes that will occure very soon on this web site and you can be informed about all our activities.

Is the Past Gone? Societal Dimensions of War in Croatian Society

On Tuesday, 29 May 2007 at Department of Sociology, University of Zadar, Kruno Kardov (Department of Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy, Zagreb) held a lecture titled “Is the past gone? Societal dimensions of war in Croatian society”.

The lecture was based on 2006 survey about attitudes of Croatian citizens on war victims, questions of responsibility for the war atrocities and legal prosecution of war crimes.

Shadow Elite: the Privatization of Power

Croatian Sociological Association, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung – Zagreb are organizing lecture by Janine R. Wedel (School of Public Policy, George Mason University, USA) titled

SHADOW ELITE: THE PRIVATIZATION OF POWER

The lecture will take place in Zagreb, Monday 4 June 2007, 14.30 – 16.00, Main Hall, Faculty of Law, Trg maršala Tita 14/II.

Sexuality Week

Sociology students’ club Antifjaka, in collaboration with the Department for Sociology, University of Zadar, has organized series of lectures under a title “Sexuality week” from 7 till 11 May 2007.

The following lectures have been held:

  • Željka Jelavić: Sexuality and body
  • Tena Radočaj and Ivana Ćuk: Trafficking
  • Sanja Djurin and Renata Jambrešić Kirin: Nation and politics of sexuality (separate lectures)
  • Anna Maria Gruenfelder: Position of Catholic church on sexuality

Additionally, movie Ljilja Forever has been screened.