Contemporary History of Southeast Europe

Contemporary History of Southeast Europe

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Ferenc Mitja

The course in the form of lectures especially deals with the following questions: the emergence of the Yugoslav state, its national, economic and cultural structure, the fight for the borders, constitutional organization, national and socio-economic questions and the struggles of political parties and other factors for their resolution, the foreign policy of Yugoslavia, especially its role in SE Europe, the main characteristics of the development of countries of the area during the wars, occupation and division of Yugoslavia in 1941, the characteristics of the resistance movements and the stages of their development, the collaboration question, revolution and civil war, the specialties of mid-war development of individual Yugoslav peoples and comparison of resistance movements in SE Europe, periodization of post-war development of Yugoslavia, the fight for the borders, development of the constitutional organization, restoration, assumption of power by the Communist party, revolutionary measures, settlements with the opponents, administrative socialism, conflict with the Informbiro, self-management, party and off-party opposition, economic, social, cultural development, relations of Yugoslavia with the countries of SE Europe, the characteristics of their development, the dissolution of Yugoslavia and its consequences and relations with new-emerged countries.