Welcome to the online home of the Croatian Studies Foundation. Established in 1984 in Sydney, Australia; we are the first independent, non-for-profit organisation promoting the knowledge of the Croatian language, culture and anthropological studies in the Southern Hemisphere. Whether you want to learn Croatian, contribute to the Croatian Studies Review or simply connect to a vibrant and welcoming community, this is the place to start. Dobro nam došli!

Uncover the mysteries of "Croatian Troy"

Follow the Macquarie University's team excavating one of the largest archaeological sites in Croatia dubbed 'Croatia's Troy’.

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2016 Annual General Meeting - 6th November, 2016

The CSF’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, 6th November, 2016 at 3 pm (registration from 2.30 pm) at the Croatian Club Punchbowl, Sydney. We look forward seeing you!

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Learn Croatian at MQU

Learn Croatian in 2017. Enrollments are now open at Macquarie University’s Croatian Studies Centre. For more information, call the Centre on + 61 2 9850 7040.

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Governing Council 2016

AGM 2015

On Sunday 22nd November 2015 at the Annual General Meeting (CSF 2015, President’s report available here) members of the Croatian Studies Foundation selected a new governing council for 2016: John Gavljak, President Danijel Džino, Vice-President Sara Ocepek, Secretary Christine Klaricich, Treasurer Directors: Jagoda Basic Ana Bruning Marko Jakovac Marko Jakovac Helena Lasan Natasha Levak Natalie Martinovich Jasna

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Bribir, the greatest archeological site in Croatia

Presentation on “Croatian Troy”

On Tuesday, 2nd of June 2015, the Macquarie Ancient History Association is hosting a presentation on archaeological excavations on Bribirska glavica “Croatia’s Troy”. The presentation will be held at Macquarie University, Museum of Ancient Cultures, X5B (3rd Floor) at 7 p.m.  Croatian Studies Foundation and Croatian Studies at Macquarie University from 2014 are involved in

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A traditional Dalmatian klapa

The traditional a cappella music of Dalmatian klapas

The music of klapas is a traditional type of multipart a cappella singing found in the Croatian coastal region of Dalmatia. The word klapa broadly means “a group of friends”. It is widely accepted that the origins of klapa music can be traced back to liturgical singing. The klapa songs range in motifs – they celebrate family, love and female beauty,

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Augustin Tin Ujevic 1891-1955

Croatian Poets | Tin Ujević | Daily Lament

About Tin Ujević The Croatian poet Augustin (Tin) Ujević (1891-1955) is one of the finest Southern Slav lyric poets and one of the great poets of Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. While Tin Ujević’s poems are hardly known in English, they are loved in his native Croatia and throughout the South

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