The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia held
the third seminar youth seminar “How is Serb Identity Being Formed
Today?” The seminar was organized in Media & Reform Center in Niš.
Participants in the seminar were university students and the youth
active in the human rights field.
Sociologist Đokica Jovanović spoke about culture as
creator, actor and participant in the forming of national identity,
while sociologist Srđan Barišić talked about Serb identity in the
context of the church and right-wing movements. Former ambassador of
Serbia to Russia spoke about the relations of Serbia and Russia in the
past and in the contemporary context.
The youth seminar is part of the project “Contemporary
Serbian Identity in the 21st Century”, realized with the assistance of
the Foundation for an Open Society.