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Conference Programme “In Search of the Citizen”

In Search of the Citizen: Regional time travel through activist and artistic practices Zagreb
Studentski centar, Savska 25, Zagreb, Thursday, April 13, 2017.
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10:00 –10:15
Opening of the conference - Suzana Jašić and Nenad Zakošek, GONG, joined by Zoran Pusić- co-founder of GONG

10:15 – 10:45
Interactive performance "Never Again. Never. Again?" (author Elma Selman)

10:45 – 12:00
In Search of the Citizen- civil society, independent media and culture as space of imagining a citizen as a political entity

Moderator: Jelena Berković, GONG
Speakers: Nidžara Ahmetašević (journalist from Sarajevo, B-H), Dejan Kršić (designer from Zagreb, Croatia), Borka Pavičević (cultural activist from Belgrade, Serbia, CZKD), Mijat Stanić (trade-unionist from Zagreb, Croatia), Toni Vidan (environmental activist from Zagreb. Croatia, Green Action/FoE)

12:00 – 12:15
Break

12:15 – 13:15
In Search of the Citizen before the war, during the war and post-war period of the 1980s and 1990s

Moderator: Eugen Jakovčić, Documenta – Centre for dealing with the past
Speakers: Nada Golubović (women’s activist from Banja Luka, B-H, Udružene žene Banja Luka), Vesna Kesić (feminist activist and journalist from Zagreb, Croatia, founder of B.a.B.e.), Ervina Dabižinović (feminist and cultural activist from Kotor, Montenegro, ANIMA), Lepa Mlađenović (feminist and peace activist from Belgrade, Serbia, founder of Women in Black), Veronika Rešković (journalist and former human rights activist from Zagreb, Croatia, co-founder of GONG)

13:15 – 13:30
Break

13:30 – 14:30
In Search of the Citizen in the idealism of liberal democracy: review of activist and artistic practices of the 2000s

Moderator: Tihomir Ponoš, journalist of Novi list
Speakers: Xhabir Deralla (journalist and human rights activist from Skopje, Macedonia, CIVIL – Centre for Freedom), Zoran Ivančić (journalist and civil rights activist from Sarajevo, B-H, CPI Foundation), Dragan Koprivica (civil rights activist from Podgorica, Montenegro, Centre for Democratic Transitions), Katarina Pavić (cultural activist from Zagreb, Croatia, Clubture), Žarko Puhovski (political analyst and human rights activist from Zagreb, Croatia, co-founder of the Croatian Helsinki Committee), Dragan Zelić (activist and election expert from Zagreb, Croatia, GONG)

14:30 – 15:30
Lunch

15:30 – 17:30
In Search of the Citizen in the swing of populism and post-democracy: review of activist and artistic practices 2010s

Moderator: Antonija Letinić, Kurziv
Speakers: Damir Arsenijević (professor, transition justice and workers’ rights activist from Tuzla, B-H), Ana Brakus (journalist and LGBT rights activist from Zagreb, Croatia, portal Novosti), Jasmina Golubovska (human rights activist from Skopje, Macedonia, Helsinki Citizens’ Committee and Legis), Paula Petričević (feminist researcher from Podgorica, Montenegro), Lana Zdravković (researcher, activist and artist from Ljubljana, Slovenia, Mirovni inštitut), Dobrica Veselinović (activist for public space protection from Belgrade, Serbia, Ne da(vi)mo Beograd!)

Download the programme booklet of the conference and the exhibition HERE.

The video of the conference discussions in Croatian is available HERE.

Photogallery of the Conference “In search of the Citizen” by Biljana Jordanovska, CIVIL