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(E) Important lecture in NY: Revisiting Topics in Croatian History
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  11/13/2002 | Events | Unrated
(E) Important lecture in NY: Revisiting Topics in Croatian History

 

Croatian Cultural Thursdays and Cultural Association Napredak 
Cordially invite you to a lecture: 


Revisiting Topics in Croatian History 

By Mr. Mario Jareb, Jd. John Kraljic and Dr. Jure Kristo 

Wednesday, November 20, 2002 
7PM 

Auditorium of the Church of St. Cyril and Methodius 
502 West 41st Street (between 10th and 11th Avenue) 
Free Admission 

The guests will be speaking on topics from Croatian history which are still relevant to the current developments and should be especially interesting for the Croatian diaspora. 

Program: 

7:00 Dr. Jure Kristo: “FBI Surveillance of the Croatian-Americans During the Second World War” 
7:10 Mr. Mario Jareb: “Problems Regarding Croatian Borders and the Croatian National Symbols” 
7:20 Dr. John Kraljic: “Communist Movement Among the Croatian-Americans in 1930’s” 
7:30 Q & A 
7:45 Reception 


Please join us in this event and help us greet our visiting lecturers before they depart for the convention of American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) in Pittsburgh! 

For all information, please e-mail: kdeletis@excite.com 

Note: Mario Jareb and Jure Kristo will also speak at Columbia University on Tuesday, Novemebr 19th at 12:10. The address is: 420 West 118 Street (Amsterdam Ave), Room 1302. 

BIOGRAPHIES: 

MARIO JAREB (Institut za suvremenu povijest) 
Institute of History 
Zagreb 

A native of Croatia, Jareb graduated from the University of Zagreb (1994) majoring in history and archaeology. He received MA in history from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary in 1995. Since then, he works at the Croatian Institute of History as a researcher pursing a Ph. D. in history. He received a Fulbright scholarship (2001-2002) at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. 

JOHN P. KRALJIC 
City University of New York 

John Peter Kraljic is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and 
is completing his Master's Degree in history at City University of New 
York. His master's thesis, "The Croatian Community in North American and 
the Spanish Civil War," won the George Watt Prize awarded by the Abraham 
Lincoln Brigade Archives. A member of the Croatian Academy of America, 
Mr. Kraljic has written a number of papers on Croatian history which 
have appeared in the United States and Croatia. Mr. Kraljic practices 
law and serves as the President of the National Federation of Croatian 
Americans. 

JURE KRISTO 
Institute of History (Institut za suvremenu povijest) 
Zagreb 

Jure Kristo was educated in Canada (Ottawa- M.A.) and the USA (University of Notre Dame - Ph.D.). After teaching for ten years in various colleges and universities in the States, he returned to Croatia in 1991 and took the position of project director at the Institute of History in Zagreb, where he works presently. He is the author of several books and many articles in Croatian, American, and other journals. He is a member of scientific institutions such as American Academy of Religion, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, and Catholic Theological Society of America. 

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