19.01.2017. – Janos Kendernay from the European External Action Service visited the Institute for Islamic Tradition of Bosniaks where he met with Director dr.Dževada Šuško. Mr Kendernay discussed with dr.Šuško about several joint EU projects with the Institute.
INTERNAL CONFERENCE: ISLAMIC COMMUNITY IN THE HISTORIOGRAPHY OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: TOWARDS A QUALITATIVE MONOGRAPHY
21.12.2016. – In the Gazi Husrev-bey library, an internal conference was organized titled “Islamic Community in the Historiography of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Towards a Qualitative Monography.
The conference was organized by the Institute for Islamic Tradition of Bosniaks, Islamic Community Department for Education and Science and Waqf Directorate B&H. The conference was opened by the Director of IC Department for Education and Science Husein ef. Smajić. The Institute’s director spoke about the entire process of implementing the project of writing a monography of the history of Islamic Community.
The conference was divided into two parts. In the first part the following took part: Dr. Adnan Jahić, Dr. Ismet Bušatlić, Dr. Denis Bećirović, Dr. Fikret Karčić. Their topics were related to the methodology and periodization of writing the history of IC. In the second part the following took part: Dr. Milenko Krešić, Dr. Safet Bandžović, Muhamed Hodžić and Mina Kujović. Dr. Krešić spoke about how the history of the Catholic Church was written. Dr. Bandžović spoke about the problems of territorial and geographic approaches in the history of IC. Mr. Hodzic and Mrs. Kujović spoke about the present possibilities and situation with the archives which can be of vital importance for the above mentioned project.
Brussels – 14 & 15 November 2016: A delegation of the Islamic Community headed by Reis-l-ulema Husein-ef. Kavazović visited European Union institutions. The Islamic Community delegation was composed of: Razim Čolić, Director of Foreign Relations Directorate, Dževada Šuško, Director of Insitiute for Islamic Tradition of Bosniaks, Senaid-ef. Kobilica, Main Imam of IC in Norway, mr. Muhamed Jugo and mr. Muhamed Fazlović from the Foreign Relations Directorate and Muhamed Jusić, special advisor to Reisu-l-ulema. The delegation met with Mr David Friggieri, Coordinator on combating anti-Muslim hatred; Angelina Eichhorst, Director for Western Europe, Western Balkans and Turkey in the European External Action Service (EEAS); Dennis de Jong, The European Parliament Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance and Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations and other EU officials.