Institute for Contemporary History

is a research institution dedicated to furthering the understanding of the recent past, facilitating the study of political, social, economic and cultural history in the context of Serbian, Yugoslav, Balkan, European, and global society.

Founded over half a century ago, the Institute builds on those traditions. Scholarly activity in the Institute is conducted in accordance with our program, through research projects and the development of scholarly cooperation. Our results are presented through our publishing activity, the organization of international, regional and local scholarly symposia, as well as the publication of our journal "Istorija 20.veka" (History of the 20th Century).

Located in downtown Belgrade, at 11 Nikola Pašić Square, (Trg Nikole Pašića 11), the Institute hosts a rich library, a documentation and digital center, thus fostering professional access to our work and promoting public interest in the recent past.

NEWS

February 14, 2020

February 13, 2020: Cooperation agreement signed with the Institute for National History from Skopje

On Thursday, February 13, the Institute visited prof. dr Dragi Gjorgiev, Director of the Institute for National History in Skopje. On that occasion, the Agreement on Scientific Cooperation was signed.
February 12, 2020

February 10, 2020: Promotion of Dr. Bojan Dimitrijević’s book on Aleksandar Ranković

On Monday, February 10, 2020, a promotion of the book "Ranković - The Second Man" was held in the Little Hall of Kolarac's Endowment, authored by the Principal Research Fellow of the Institute for Contemporary History, Dr. Bojan Dimitrijević.
February 12, 2020

January 31, 2020: Institute Day celebrated

Traditionally, on January 31st the anniversary of the founding of the Institute for Contemporary History has been celebrated.
January 28, 2020

January 27, 2020: Prof. dr Momčilo Pavlović winner of the Svetosavska Prize

Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development awarded prof. Dr. Momčilo Pavlović, Senior Research Fellow, Svetosavska Prize for continuous work on the advancement of science and history teaching in Serbia.
January 24, 2020

January 24, 2020: Promotion of the book “OZNA – Repression of the Communist Regime in Serbia 1944-1946” in Petrovac

The promotion of the book of associates of the Institute, Dr. Srđan Cvetković and Nemanja Dević, "OZNA - Repression of the Communist Regime in Serbia 1944-1946" was held on January 24 at the premises of the National Library "Đura Jakšić" in Petrovac on Mlava.
December 28, 2019

December 25, 2019: Promotion of the book “OZNA – Repression of the Communist Regime in Serbia 1944-1946” at the Parish Home of St. Sava Temple

On Wednesday, December 25, at the premises of the Parish House of the St. Sava Temple in Belgrade, a promotion of the book "OZNA - Repression of the Communist Regime in Serbia 1944-1946", by Dr. Srđan Cvetković and Nemanja Dević, was held.
December 21, 2019

December 17, 2019: Institute associate Nikola Mijatov defends his doctoral thesis

On December 17, associate of the Institute Nikola Mijatov defended his doctoral dissertation and earned the title of Doctor of History.
December 16, 2019

December 12-13, 2019: Promotion of the Institute held and cooperation agreement signed with the University of Banja Luka

The Institute's delegation, made up of Director prof. dr. Predrag J. Marković, Deputy Director dr. Bojan B. Dimitrijević, Senior Research Associate dr. Milan Gulić and research assistant Nebojša Stambolija, was in a scientific visit to Banja Luka on December 12-13th.