International Scientific Conference
23 September 2016
The International Scientific Conference entitled: "Preserving and Protecting Cultural and Historical Heritage of Serbia Abroad " was held at the Conference Hall of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on September 23rd 2016. It was seventh thematic international conference referring to preserving and protecting cultural and historical heritage of Serbia abroad. Besides IIPE, the conference was hosted by the Institute of Economic Sciences and the Central Institute for Conservation as well. After prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE, had opened the Conference and welcomed participants, opening speech was given by Mr. Vladimir Popović, PhD, Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. This year, the conference was realized within four panels and comprised 32 research papers, presented by authors from Serbia and abroad. Finally, the conference provided international and regional scientific exchanges while addressing the relevant topic. The main topics related to diaspora and preservation of cultural and religious identity from a theological perspective, religion as a key component of national identity etc.