The Collection of Papers “Serbia 1918: Liberation of the Homeland, Return of Warriors, Life in the New State” consists of 22 papers presented to the public at a scientific symposium with international participation, held in Čačak from December 7th to 8th, 2018 on the occasion of marking the centenary of the end of the First World War. The editor of the collection is Ljubodrag P. Ristić, PhD and the publishers are the Inter-Municipal Historical Archive Čačak, the Institute for Cultural and Memorial Studies Ljubljana and the Center for the History of Yugoslavia and Contemporary National History of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Belgrade.
In accordance with the multiple significance of 1918 for the history of Serbia and the Serbian people, the range of topics included in the collection is very wide: from comprehensive assessments of the end of war and unification, postwar development of democracy and society, military issues, some aspects of international circumstances, participation and the roles of certain important personalities, medical assistance from abroad, to the reflection of war in post-war literature and certain issues of the culture of memory.
Participants in the promotion of the collection: Prof. Mira Radojević, corresponding member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubodrag P. Ristić, PhD, retired senior research associate at the Balkan Institute of SASA and editor of the Collection, Lela Pavlović, director of the Inter-Municipal Archives Čačak, as one of the publishers. The program is led by Nemanja Trifunović, historian, curator of the National Museum Kraljevo.