top of page



Metropol Hotel – “Ivo Andrić” Conference Hall

Belgrade, November 10 and 11, 2017



Friday, November 10

09:00-10:00    Registration


10:00-10:30    Keynote speaker: H.E. Li Manchang, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Serbia


10:30-12:00    Panel: The World at the Onset of a New Multipolarity

Charles W. Kegley, Distinguished Pearce Professor Emeritus of International Relations at the University of South Carolina in the USA

Nikita Bondarev, Professor at the International Relations Faculty of the Russian State University for the Humanities

Moderator: Dragan Simić, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade


12:00-12:30    Coffee break and press statements


12:30-14:00    Panel: Illegal Migration as a Political and Security Challenge in Europe


Zoran Đorđević, Minister of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy, member of the Working Group for Addressing Mixed Migration Flows

H.E. Mr. Tanju Bilgiç, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey

Wolfgang Petritsch, Austrian Diplomat

Moderator: Nemanja Starović, Historian, BSD Program Manager


14:00-15:00    Cocktail


Saturday, November 11


08:30-09:00    Registration


09:00-10:30    Panel: Yugoslavia – a Missed Opportunity or a Political Illusion?


Jugoslav Kostić, former member of the Presidency of SFRY


Azem Vlasi, former member of the Central Committee of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia


HRH Prince Vladimir Karađorđević

Moderator: Miša Đurković, Institute for European Studies


10:30-11:00    Coffee break and press statements


11:00-13:00    Panel: From The Corfu Declaration and One Country For All to Yugosphere

Predrag Marković, Historian

Božidar Jezernik, Anthropologist, Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Ljubljana University, Slovenia

Dragan Đukanović, Professor at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Belgrade

Muharem Bazdulj, Author

Moderator: Nemanja Starović, Historian, BSD Program Manager


13:00-13:30    Coffee break and press statements


13:30 -15:00   Panel: Religion in the Balkans – A Point of Connection or a Point of Contention?

Metropolitan of Zagreb and Ljubljana Porfirije (Perić)

Abdulah Numan, Mufti of Serbia

Msgr. Stanislav Hočevar, Archbishop and Metropolitan of Belgrade

Moderator: Sanja Lubardić, Studio B journalist and editor


15:00-16:00    Cocktail

bottom of page