Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Maymester in Southeastern Europe

Cultures in Contact: History and Memory in Former Yugoslavia



Course Credit: REE 335 Cultures in Contact: History & Memory in the Former Yugoslavia

Cross-listings: LAH 350 and T C 358

NOTE: The courses listed above have a Global Cultures Flag!

Spring Class: LA 119 Maymester Seminar: SE Europe


Overseas Program Dates:

June 1 - July 2, 2020


Spend your summer touring Croatia, Slovenia, and Bosnia
while studying the fascinating history, culture, and politics of memory
in this part of Southeastern Europe.


The Dedman Scholar Program is offering a 3-credit Maymester study abroad travel seminar with Dr. Mary Neuburger (UT, History) and Dr. Maša Kolanović (University of Zagreb, Slavic Studies). Students will be introduced to the complex, rich history of the region and how it is remembered (or forgotten) while exploring three of the seven successor states of the former Yugoslavia.


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Trips to world-renowned UNESCO sites and national parks included!


Deadline to apply: November 1, 2019 (limited spots available)


Program costs: 

All overseas program costs, including flights, ground transportation, housing, excursions, and a portion of meals will be funded by the Dedman Scholar program. Required visas (for non-US citizens) and passport costs not included. 


Important dates: 

Oct 3: Application open

Oct 28: Registration opens for spring classes (Enroll in Maymester REE 335/LAH 350/T C 358 & LA 119 courses)

Nov 1: Priority deadline to apply

Nov 15: Final application deadline (if seats available)

Jan 21: Spring classes begin

May 31: Depart for Zagreb

June 1- July 2: Travel to Zagreb, Ljubljana, Pula, Plitviče Lakes National Park, Zadar, Kornati National Park, Šibenik, Dubrovnik, Mostar, and Sarajevo

July 2: Depart Sarajevo



Restricted to Dedman Scholars. 


Course content and academics:
Dr. Mary Neuburger, BUR 452
Office hours: Tuesday 2-3:30, Wednesday 2:30-3:30, Thursday 11-12

General information:
Agnes Sekowski, BUR 440
Registration / advising: 
See your academic adviser for more information about how this fits into your degree program(s).


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