The Institute of European Studies is organizing a scientific conference
Freemasonry in South-East Europe from the 19th to the 21st Centuries
for a centenary of the establishment of the Grand Lodge of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes “Yugoslavia”.
In June 1919, the Grand Lodge of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes “Yugoslavia” was established. Th e year of 2019 is the year of the centenary of the Grand Lodge and an opportunity to discuss in elaborate and critical manner achievements and failures of Yugoslav freemasonry, but also impact and contribution to the development of South-East European societies made by various freemasonic endeavors in the previous two centuries.
This is also an opportunity to strengthen scholarly approach to this topic as opposed to various masonological and publicist approaches that have obscured the whole topic to a certain degree. Th e area covered by the conference includes also Central Europe and Italy due to their particular influence on freemasonry in SEE.
The conference will begin on Saturday, 12 October 2019 at 10:00 at the hall of the Institute, Trg Nikole Pasica 11, IV Floor, Room 136.