Dr Hrvoje Klasić
Dr Hrvoje Klasić, assistant professor, Department of History, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Hrvoje Klasić was born on 6.12.1972. in Sisak (Croatia) where he completed elementary and high school. In 1997.graduated from the Department of History, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb. At thesame University he defended his dissertation entitled “1968 in Yugoslavia. Socio – economic changes in international context”. Since 2013 he has been employed as assistant professor at Department of History, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. Hrvoje Klasić holds number of the courses related to the world and national history of the 20th century. In last few years Klasić held numerous lectures at European universities (Aarhus, Belgrade, Giessen, Leicester, Berlin, Kiev etc.)
Hrvoje Klasić won the Annual Award of the Association of University Teachers and other Scholars in Zagreb in 2006. That same year he won the Annual Award of Sisak City for the book „Croatian Spring in Sisak”. He is co-author of two documentary series „Croatian Spring“ and “Independent State of Croatia” produced by Croatian Television. His book “Jugoslavija i svijet 1968.” (Yugoslavia and World in 1968) was published in 2012. In 2017 The Serb National Council in Croatia gave him award for the improvement of Croatian-Serbian relations. In 2019 he published a book “Bijelo na crno. Lekcije iz prošlosti za budućnost” and “Mika Špiljak – revolucionar i državnik”. The same year he won the Award for the promotion of peacebuilding, nonviolence and human rights.