As part of the celebration of the SASA Institute of Ethnography’s 75th anniversary, a number of events were organized in different locations during September.
The first of the events to mark the jubilee of the Institute was a scientific conference “Anthropology of the future”. The co-organizers of the scientific conference, which was held on the 8th and 9th September at the Viminacium Archaeological Park and gathered more than twenty scientific workers both from home and abroad (the United Kingdom, Slovenia, Germany, Greece and Montenegro), were the SASA Institute of Ethnography and the Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade. The organization of the scientific conference was supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia and Viminacium Archaeological Park.
A formal event was held in the Palace of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts on Wednesday, 14th September. On the occasion of the jubilee celebrated by one of SASA`s oldest institutes, academician Vladimir Kostić, president of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Professor Dragana Radojičić, PhD, director of the SASA Institute of Ethnography and Nebojša Kuzmanović, PhD, director of the Archives of Vojvodina, addressed the audience. On this occasion, a documentary “Never Younger”, produced by the Working Group for Visual Anthropology of the SASA Institute of Ethnography, was screened. The audience had the opportunity to hear the band Pocket Size Pop, from Belgrade, perform.
A day later, on the 15th September, the film “Never Younger” was screened and a discussion with the participants and the author of the film was held, as part of the programme that was organized in Belgrade gallery “Polet”. Following that, a musical part of the programme was arranged, during which the music for the visitors was chosen and played by the associates of the SASA Institute of Ethnography.
The closing ceremony within the celebration of the SASA Institute of Ethnography’s 75th jubilee was organized on September 27th in the Archives of Vojvodina (Novi Sad). In the institution with which the SASA Institute of Ethnography fosters long-term cooperation in the field of publishing activities, exchange of scientific knowledge and experiences, and promotion of science in and outside the scientific framework, the promotion of the joint publications of these two institutions took place, the documentary “Never Younger” was screened and the certificates of appreciation were awarded to our colleagues from this renowned institution.
Pictures from the celebration can be viewed and downloaded HERE.