Formal academy dedicated to Slobodan Jovanovic
Last night giving an inspired speech HisEminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral attended a formalacademy at the Kolarac Foundation in Belgrade on the occasion of founding a Slobodan Jovanovic Fund. The Fund isgoing to deal with publishing the rich written heritage of Slobodan Jovanovicas well as let our and international public learn about the life and the worksof this significant Serbian, who was banned and unjustly ignored in previous decades.
Slobodan Jovanovic, prime minister of the Royal Government in exile, the president of the Serbian Royal Academy, dean of the Belgrade University, a prolificjurist and historian who left behind more than 500 writings, died in 1958 inLondon.
At the end of the World War II , tried inabsence by the communist forces, Slobodan Jovanovic was sentenced to jail with forced work. He also lost the citizenship, political andcivil rights and all his property was confiscated.
Last year Slobodan Jovanovic wasrehabilitated by a decision of the District Court in Belgrade , and the decisions of thecommunist court were declared null and void.