Education in the context of the digital age
On January 17, 2019, the European Parliament in Strasbourg held a roundtable organised by Austrian MEP Lukas Mandl. The “Future of Education” was discussed by British MEP Julie Ward (Labour Party), German MEP Sabine Verheuyen (CDU), French education scientist Andrea Young and me.
I spoke of a humanistic understanding of education as “lifelong forming and cultivation of the person” stressing the need to respect the preferences and gifts of every individual and warning of the dangers of “semi-education”.
17 January 2019
Otto and the Croats
Croatian Embassy, Vienna
On the occasion of the 106th anniversary of Otto von Habsburg's birth and marking the 5th anniversary of Croatia's membership in the European Union, I delivered a speech on the merits of the great visionary of united Europe for the independence of Croatia, its membership in the European Union and the promotion of truth about Croatia in Europe and the world.
20 November. 2018
A Century after the First World War
Croatian Pan-European Union, Zagreb, 19-21 October 2018
At the international conference "Century after the First World War: The Historical Heritage and Perspectives of the European Union", I delivered a speech on the "Democratic Deficit of the European Union".
21 October. 2018
Croatia: 5 Years in the EU
European Commission Representation in Austria, Vienna, 2 October 2018
I participated in the discussion on the Round Table "Croatia: Five Years in the EU" organized by the Austrian Institute for Danubian and Central Europe and the Austrian-Croatian Society in Vienna, in co-operation with the European Commission and the European Parliament's Office in Austria and Erste Group Bank AG.
2 October 2018
The University of Split awarded me the "acknowledgment for all my contribution and personal commitment to the progress of the University of Split”.
21 September 2018
Political Ethics and Social Administration
Renmin University, Beijing, 22-24 August 2018
I delivered a lecture entitled “Truth and Politics in the Age of Digital Media”
24 August 2018
XXIV World Congress of Philosophy
Learning To Be Human
Beijing, 13-20 August 2018
I tdelivered the lecture “Contest of Truth and Lie in Democracy” lecture and served as moderator of the Section for Political Philosophy. I participated in the General Assembly of the International Federation of the Philosophical Societies (FISP) as a delegate of the Croatian Philosophical Society.
20 August 2018
Bioethics in Context, Summer School Tutzing, 20-22 June 2018
Within the framework of the International Summer School of Bioethics for doctoral students, I delivered on 21 June 2018 the lecture “Ethical Theories of Life”.
22 june 2018
In recognition of the “acknowledgment for scientific works in my research area and my contribution to scientific collaboration with colleagues in Germany”, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation invited me to a research stay at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich from February to May 2018.
I attended the ceremony in Berlin on May 8, 2018, at which the Federal Minister for Education and Research Anja Karliczek and President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Hans-Christian Pape appointed the new Humboldt-professorships.
08 May 2018
Miscellany Kosmopolitische Demokratie
(ed. H. Ottmann and P. Barišić)
Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden
04 May 2018
Scientific Conference Language of Research and Teaching, Akademie für politische Bildung, Tutzing, Germany, 26-27 February 2018
I held the invited lecture on “German as Language of Research in Croatia”.
27 February 2018