History


The Institute was founded on May 31st 1947 on the basis of a Decree on the Institutes of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, under the name of the Geographical Institute. Since 1961, it has been operating under the name of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Legal documents

1. Decision on establishing the Geographical Institute within the framework of the Academy in 1947. The Yearbook of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, no. 54, 1947.

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2. Decree on establishing the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 1961. The Official Gazette of the People’s Republic of Serbia, no. 18, April 29th 1961.

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Cvijić and academicians

Jovan Cvijić

Petar S. Jovanović

Borivoje Ž. Milojević

Vojislav S. Radovanović

Stevan P. Bošković

Pavle Vujević

Milisav V. Lutovac

Branislav Bukurov

Managers and directors

1. Petar S. Jovanović, Academician, Head of the Institute 1947-1957

2. Pavle Vujević, Academician Head of the Institute 1957-1961

3. Vladimir Djurić, PhD, Head of the Institute 1961-1962

4. Vučeta Lakić, Head of the Institute 1963-1965

5. Čedomir Milić, PhD, Head of the Institute 1965-1970

6. Milisav V. Lutovac, Academician, Director 1970-1979

7. Dušan Dukić, PhD, Director 1979-1983

8. Miroslav Milojević, PhD, Director 1983-1986

9. Radovan Ršumović, PhD, Director 1986

10. Miloš Zeremski, PhD, Director 1987-1989

11. Aleksandar Veljković, PhD, Director 1989-1991

12. Milovan V. Radovanović, PhD, Director 1991-1994

13. Ljubomir Menković, PhD, Acting Director 1.1–9.30, 1995

14. Milan Bursać, PhD, Director 1995-2006

15. Jasmina Djordjević, PhD, Acting Director 2006-2008

16. Milan Radovanović, PhD, Director from 2008 to the present

Former collaborators

List of collaborators.

Authorial texts about the Institute

1. Čedomir S. Milić (1967):

Preface – On the Occasion of the Twentieth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Geographical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Collection of Papers of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, vol. 21, pp. VII–IX.

2. Milisav V. Lutovac (1977):

Preface – On the Occasion of the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Collection of Papers of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, vol. 29, pp. VII–VIII.

3. Miloš Zeremski (1988):

The Forty-fifth Anniversary of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Collection of Papers of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, vol. 40, pp. 3-9.

4. Milan Bursać (2005):

The Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. In: Collection of Papers from the Scientific Symposium “Serbia and Contemporary Processes in Europe and the World”. Belgrade: the Faculty of Geography, pp. 29-38.

5. Jasmina Djordjević (2007):

The Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” from Its Foundation Until Today. Collection of Papers of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, vol. 57, pp. 5-12.

6. Vesna Lukić (2007):

Scientific-research Work in the Sphere of Demography at the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Collection of Papers of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, vol. 57, pp. 101–107.

7. Branka Tošić (2007):

Research in the Sphere of Geography of Cities at the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Collection of Papers of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, vol. 57, pp. 261–269.

8. Radmila Miletić (2007):

Economic-geographic Research at the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Collection of Papers of the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, vol. 57, pp. 271–280.