Croatians in South Australia:

Community & Identity Since 1945.

For this new exhibition in The Forum Community gallery members of the Croatian community from across the state have contributed items and images to tell this important story.

 

Learn how Croatians have created networks of friendship and solidarity, expressed their culture and language, and explored volunteering and

civic action in their new South Australian home.

 

Discover the important role of sport in Croatian life, find out how Croatian soccer teams contributed

to the new sporting culture in South Australia in the 1950s.

 

This community-driven exhibition also highlights the community’s contribution to multiculturalism through their goodwill, negotiation, compromise and perseverance.

 

The Croatian story is one that speaks to many

new immigrant groups, especially those that have known the divisiveness wrought by war,

occupation and dictatorship.

Tom Dusevic, is an award-winning journalist, political commentator, speechwriter and author of Croatian background.

He has been a newspaper and magazine journalist for three decades, having held senior editing and reporting roles at TIME, Good Weekend also -

The Australian and The Australian Financial Review.

Tom has won several national journalism prizes, including a Walkley Award for commentary and

the Citi Journalism Award for Excellence.

 

His memoir of childhood and family, titled -

Whole Wild World (NewSouth) was published in May 2016.

 

Visit the Forum exhibition -

Croatians in Sth Australia: Community and Identity since 1945.

Saturday 4th August 2018 at 1.30pm (2pm to 4pm)

Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide.

 

FREE Bookings essential via Eventbrite

Enquiries: phone 8207 7570 or email sredman@history.sa.gov.au