SIGNIFICANCE AND CONTRIBUTION OF THE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROJECT

ZNAČAJ I DOPRINOS NAUČNO-ISTRAŽIVAČKOG PROJEKTA “DRUGI KORPUS ARMIJE REPUBLIKE BOSNE I HERCEGOVINE 1992–1995.” ZA HISTORIOGRAFIJU I AFIRMACIJU ARHIVSKE DJELATNOSTI (primjer Arhiva Tuzlanskog kantona)
SIGNIFICANCE AND CONTRIBUTION OF THE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROJECT "SECOND CORPS OF THE ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 1992-1995." FOR HISTORIOGRAPHY AND ARCHIVAL SCIENCE (A case of the Tuzla Canton Archive)

Author(s): Jasmin Jajčević
Subject(s): Museology & Heritage Studies, Archiving, Classification, Information Architecture, Education and training
Published by: Arhiv Tuzlanskog kantona
Keywords: Scientific-research project; historiography; archival activity; archival material; significance; contribution; affirmation; cooperation; Archive of the Tuzla Canton;

Summary/Abstract: Scientific-research project The Second Corps of the Army of the Republicof Bosnia and Herzegovina represents a significant contribution to the modern historiography of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the realization of this project,employees from the Faculty of Philosophy in Tuzla and the Tuzla CantonArchives were involved as a research team. The cooperation between these two institutions was mutual and was further enhanced and formalized by the signingof the Cooperation Agreement. Scientific-research component of the archive isindisputable and necessary and it is established as a legal obligation of the archives.Research work in the Tuzla Canton Archives was necessary primarily for archival profession to keep pace with ongoing changes and developments in society. This isreflected in the number of published publications (34) in the period from 2012 to2017. Although the cadre is a professional in the field of professional competence,the Tuzla Canton Archives has trained personnel for scientific research. Employees have made a huge contribution to the scientific research project in assisting authorsin researching, writing texts, gathering historical sources of the first order, viewingthe press, numerous literature, etc. Also, it should be noted that apart from the inclusion of writing texts, the employees of the Archive were involved in the workof proofreading, correction, decorating, technical arrangement, translation, etc.Through the scientific-research project, cooperation with institutions,veterans associations and other similar associations and individuals has been realized, and this cooperation for the Tuzla Canton Archive is an important and indispensable component of action and as such there is no alternative. One of the significance for the affirmation of archival activities and the Archive of the Tuzla Canton was the collection and formation of a very important archival collectionentitled “Archival Collection of Documents 1992-1995”. Although the Tuzla Canton Archives still encounters difficulties of staffing, financial and other nature,it is still necessary to identify opportunities for the realization of such projects, inorder to increase the affirmation of archives and archival activities. This is achieved through concrete projects, with the institutions, which ultimately present archival material, so that the Archives of the Tuzla Canton and the archival profession are affirmed.

  • Issue Year: 1/2018
  • Issue No: 21
  • Page Range: 350-365
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian