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Quarantine that saved lives

    Stella Fatović-Ferenčić and Martin Kuhar gave several interviews regarding the coronavirus pandemic during the quarantine period (March 2020).[1] A vain 21st century person struggles to accept the fact that a medieval method such as quarantine appears to be practically the only tactic in fighting this disease. Ancient knowledge on the procedure with which people, animals and objects considered to be infected were being separated from the rest was

Between Memory and History: Kogoj’s Collection of Photographic Portraits

    At the end of the 1990s, a part of the legacy of the renowned dermatovenerologist Franjo Kogoj (1894 – 1983), the head of the Zagreb Dermatovenereology Clinic of many years standing, was moved to the Division for the History of Medical Sciences at the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU). Upon the founding of the Croatian Museum of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Croatian Academy of Sciences

Call for abstracts: “Watching, Waiting – Empty Spaces and the Representation of Isolation”

The Institute of Art History – The Cvito Fisković Centre, Split call for papers for an international conference of academics and professionals organized as part of a week of events in scholarship and research DISCOVERING DALMATIA VI, 3 – 5 December 2020. Inspired by the current situation, this interdisciplinary conference will be dedicated to the history and theory of representing empty space through the media of photography, film, and other