Serbian Studies

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall

Alterity, Violence, and History in Ivo Andric's Na Drini Cuprija
Znacenje pobednickog mosta [...] sto zbog neshvatljivog sklada svojih oblika i nevidljive, mudre snage svojih temelja izlazi iz svakog isusenja neunistivo i nepromenjeno. (1) [T]he meaning of the victorious bridge, because of the incomprehensible...
Bishop Nikolaj Velimirovic (1880-1956) and His Studies in Bern within the Context of the Old Catholic-Serbian Orthodox Relationship
On May 19, 2003, the Synod (of bishops) of the Serbian Orthodox Church formally canonized bishop Nikolaj Velimirovic, who had already been highly venerated by the faithful for a long time. He had now been added to the list (canon) of the saints who...
Foreign Direct Investments in Serbia
1. Introduction What can a developing country reasonably expect from foreign direct investments? Do they promote economic growth and social development? Foreign direct investments are part of investment finance, alongside, mostly, domestic savings....
Interpreting Western Academic Traditions in 19th-Century Serbian Painting
By the end of the 19th century, Serbian artists, the inheritors of an artistic tradition dominated by religious themes and conservative methodology, succeeded in establishing a substantial orientation towards secular art which combined diversity of...
Memory and Loss: The Novels of Vladimir Tasic
According to the critic George Steiner, a whole genre of the 20th century Western literature is extraterritorial, a literature by and about exile, symbolizing the age of refugees. In all likelihood, this genre will only continue to flourish in the...
The Biblical Subtext in Branimir Scepanovic's Mouth Full of Earth
The tenn intertexuality has been used since the 1960s, with the transition from structuralism to poststructuralism in literary theory. French theoretician Julia Kristeva, who introduced this term to the theory of literature, deserves the greatest credit...
The Kosovo Dilemma: Albanian War Concept vs. Serbian Peaceful Compromise
The problem of Kosovo is, beyond doubt, the most complex multi-ethnic conflict in contemporary Europe raising dangerous security challenges that represent a long-term threat to the stability of both Serbia and the whole region. It might even, if left...