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Историчар и слобода (Сусрети са Андрејем Митровићем)
The Historian and Freedom (Sessions with Andrej Mitrović)

Author(s): Goran Miloradović
Subject(s): History
Published by: Udruženje za društvenu istoriju

Summary/Abstract: The article represents a contribution to the interpretation of the idea of freedom in scientific and educational work of the renowned historian Andrej Mitrović. At the same time, it serves as an example of how memories are used as a historical source. The author evokes the meetings with professor Mitrović and his standpoints and thoughts about how personal freedom is important for a researcher of the past. Through many examples and quotations, the article recollects Mitrović’s method of work with postgraduate students and young colleagues. The focus of the article was to point to one of the sources of his methodological conclusions, and to certain degree to show his views on the position of historical science in Serbian society at the end of 20th century.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 62-68
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Serbian