The Senate of the University of Zagreb on 16th March 2021, gave its consent to the Rector of the University of Zagreb, to amend the Decision on the Appointment of the Dean and Members of the Faculty Council of the University of Zagreb, the Faculty of Croatian Studies, from 10th December 2019.
Based on the obtained consent, the Rector of the University of Zagreb, Prof Damir Boras relieved Prof Pavo Barišić of his position of the dean as interim director of the Faculty of Croatian Studies and appointed Prof Stjepan Ćosić as the new dean. The decision took effect on 16th March 2021.
Professor Ćosić is a historian and he has been teaching since 1988. He was the Director of the Croatian National Archives for three terms whereby has obtained extensive managerial experience. He worked at the Department of Historical Sciences of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Dubrovnik, at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split, and in 2017 he was elected professor at the Faculty of Croatian Studies. From December 2019, he was the Vice Dean for Management at the Faculty of Croatian Studies.
In addition to his areas of interest from Croatian social and intellectual history and the history of the city of Dubrovnik, he specialises in archivistics, auxiliary historical sciences, especially heraldry, the history of cartography, and historical geography. As a scholar, he was involved in research projects in several archives abroad. He is the author and co-author of nine books and approximately sixty scientific and professional articles and studies. In May 2018, he was elected an associate member of the Department of Social Sciences of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
Biography of the Dean Stjepan Ćosić
Decision of the Senate on giving consent to the Rector (in Croatian)
Rector's Decision on Amendments to the Decision on the Appointment of the Dean (in Croatian)
Rector's explanation of dismissal (in Croatian)
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