Croatia Values Science and Education

February 26, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Dragan Primorac, the former Croatian minister of science, education and sports. Croatia, the newest member of the European Union, has made enormous investments in science and academic research. In doing so, it has secured its place among...

Expect to See Croatia in the Eurozone

December 06, 2018

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Ivan Jakovcic, a member of the European Parliament and former Croatian minister of European integration. Croatia is a nation of about 4.1 million people. Situated at the crossroads of central and southeastern Europe, it is the newest...

Echoes of Empire at the Zagreb Philharmonic

January 03, 2018

A young conductor fails to breathe new life into a 147-year-old orchestra. The spectacle of a sign flashing across the screen, “Please Recolonise Us,” was at best a very bad joke. More likely, many in the audience would have seen it as an affront. A Bosnian Croat general had committed...