Rethinking Socialism: Twenty Years Later
6 – 8 May 2011, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade
6 & 7 May: Conference and film programme
8 May: Film programme
Rethinking Socialism: Twenty Years Later is the third in the series of conferences of the international research project UNFINISHED MODERNISATIONS – BETWEEN UTOPIA AND PRAGMATISM: Architecture and Urban Planning in Former Yugoslavia and Its Successor States. After meeting in Zagreb and Skopje, the researchers will convene in Belgrade to focus on the socialist period and to offer new interpretations of the relationship between architecture and urban planning, on the one hand, and the model of socialist modernisation, on the other.
The first day of the conference will be held in the Cultural Centre of Belgrade auditorium, featuring eminent guests, theorists of modern architecture and culture. The second day of conference will be held in the Museum of Yugoslav History, featuring discussions, organized in a workshop and a panel on the multifaceted relations between architecture and political ideology. The special addition to this conference is the 3-day film programme Mysteries of the Modernism: Images of Modernization of the Society in Yugoslav Cinema.
6 May: Cultural Centre of Belgrade Auditorium
7 May: Cultural Centre of Belgrade Auditorium and Museum of Yugoslav History
8 May: Cultural Centre of Belgrade Auditorium
Museum of Yugoslav History, Boticeva 6, 11000 Belgrade
Cultural Centre of Belgrade Auditorium, Knez Mihailova 6, 11000 Belgrade