International symposium `Wooden wheel and its applicability` will be held on 26th and 27th September 2014 in Maribor.

Invited by Mrs. Mirjana Koren, director of Maribor Regional Museum, while presenting our exhibition Belgrade though Centuries with a special retrospective on Slovenians in Belgrade, in organization of Regional Archives of Maribor and Historical Archives of Belgrade, we were particularly pleased to accept to participate in the project of this International symposium.

Archivists from our Archives, Olga Latincic and Evica Mickovic participated in the symposium with the paper `Wooden wheel and its applicability in the documents of Historical Archives of Belgrade`.

Selected documents illustrate everyday life in Belgrade and Serbia in 19th and 20th century. They are part of a thematic guide, made for this occasion, which as a scientific finding aid, should direct the researcher towards specific archival documents. The documents illustrate the presence of wheel in the documents of Historical Archives of Belgrade, but also the presence of wheel in various museum collections in Belgrade.

03Mr Dragan Gačić, MA was annonced as director of the Historical Archives of Belgrade on the session of the Assembly of the City of Belgrade held on Thursday, September 18th 2014.

03Based on an open competition for position of director of the Historical Archives of Belgrade, opened on July 15th 2014 and announced in daily papers Danas, so closed on August 15th 2014, the Managing Board of the Archives implemented the procedure for recommendation of candidates.

The Board of the Archives concluded on the Session held on August 20th 2014 that two candidates applied for the position of director, Mrs Vesna Antelj, the Professor of General Literature and Literary Theory from Belgrade (no. 02-1009/4 from August 12 2014) and Mr Dragan Gačić, MA in Political Science (no. 02/1025/30 from August 14 2014).
The Board of the Archives also concluded, in accordance with required documentation that Mrs Antelj did not meet the requirements, but Mr Gačić did, so the interview with Mr Gačić was held on the Session of the Board on August 22nd 2014.
The Board unanimously decided to recommend Mr Dragan Gačić, Acting Director of the Archives to the Assembly of the City of Belgrade, as only candidate for the position of director of the Archives.


The Manifestation European Cultural Heritage Days 2014, with subject Language and Literacy, begun on September 17, 2014, in Dositej Obradović Endowment in National Theatre and lasted until September 30, 2014.

The Manifestation, organized by the Secretary of Economy, Secretary of Culture and Tourist Organization of Belgrade, supported by The Assembly of the City of Belgrade, every year realizes more than 150 various programs.

The Historical Archives of Belgrade organized tourist tour through the Commemorative room-Legacy of Konstantin Koča Popović (1908–1992) from September 22, 2014 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. which includes a part of the Legacy of Sorbonne student, publicist, one of the founders of Belgrade Surrealism Group, literate, Spanish Civil War an Yugoslav National Liberation War, partisan general, and his wife Leposava Lepa Perović. The Legacy includes personal artifacts, lively correspondence, medals, drawings, photos. (The Legacy of Konstantin Koča Popović and Leposava Lepa Perović)
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IAB-Moderna-arh-TvrdjavaOn Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at Kalemegdan park walking area at 7 p.m. is going to be open the exhibition Modernist Architecture in Belgrade, period 1918-1941. of the architect Vanja Panić.

The standing includes plans of 47 public buildings constructed and erected in Belgrade in the period of two world wars in accordance of modern architecture streamline. Among buildings constructed for various purposes the exhibition shows plans of hotels, medical institutions and schools, monuments of banks of the interwar period and insurance companies, different associations, so bridges, Astronomical Observatory in Belgrade, the building of the old power plant, airport hangars (constructed in accordance with the plan of Milutin Milanković) etc.
The standing walkthrough is going to be available for the visitors from August 19th until September 2nd, 2014.

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