A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Теслини дани целог јула

Tоком целог јула одржаће се манифестација „Тесла дани 2016”, поводом 160 година од рођења славног проналазача и научника Николе Тесле, у оквиру културно-туристичке руте „Путевима Тесле”. Манифестацију организује Кластер путева културе, који окупља више од 40 институција културе, туристичких организација и агенције привредника и шест факултета у Србији, Словенији и Хрватској.

Док је претходних година Теслин рођендан обележаван скромно, ове године, управо због јубилеја, славље ће трајати читав месец и биће обележен бројним изложбама, експериментима, предавањима. „Тесла дане” обележиће пројекције филмова о старим хидроелектранама Електропривреде Србије и филма који су заједно урадили уметници из Србије и Њујорка, који ће истовремено бити приказан у Београду на Аеродрому „Никола Тесла”, у једној галерији у Њујорку и у Народном музеју у Крагујевцу, чиме ће Тесла симболично повезати Србију и Америку.

На сам Теслин рођендан, 10. јула, у Музеју Николе Тесле биће изведен посебан експеримент, а ЕПС ће организовати Тесла собу у којој ће посетиоци моћи да се упознају с Теслиним патентима, решавају задатке и освајају награде. Културна рута „Путевима Тесле” обухвата Музеј Николе Тесле који чува целокупну Теслину заоставштину, затим Београд из угла Николе Тесле, који је научник посетио на само један дан 1892. године, и десет малих електрана ЕПС-а.

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Branislav Bala

Branislav Bane Bala (writer/director/producer) is a Serbian filmmaker based in New York City. He holds an MFA in film directing from Columbia University.

His short films have played worldwide. His short film Shades of Gray was distributed by Doug Liman’s Hypnotic Releasing, and his commercial spot Magic was a Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker’s Award selection. He co-produced two low-budget features: Across Dot Avenue and Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish. The latter was invited for a week-long run at New York’s famous Lincoln Center and opened to rave reviews. He has taught various film classes at the University of Hartford, The New School, Art Institute of Austin, Ramapo College and was the chair of the Film Department at Katharine Gibbs School. He often collaborates with his brother Nemanja. Their latest collaboration, a feature film “Love Hunter” premiered at the prestigious Warsaw Film Festival and was “among its highlights”, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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My Brother's Keeper

by Fr. Radovan Bigovic

Rare are the books of Orthodox Christian authors that deal with the subject of politics in a comprehensive way. It is taken for granted that politics has to do with the secularized (legal) protection of human rights (a reproduction of the philosophy of the Enlightenment), within the political system of so-called "representative democracy", which is limited mostly to social utility or to the conventional rules of human relations. Most Christians look at politics and democracy as unrelated with their experience of the Church herself, which abides both in history and in the Kingdom, the eschaton. Today, the commercialization of politics—its submission to the laws of publicity and the brainwashing of the masses—has literally abolished the "representative" parliamentary system. So, why bother with politics when every citizen of so-called developed societies has a direct everyday experience of the rapid decline and alienation of the fundamental aspects of modernity?

In the Orthodox milieu, Christos Yannaras has highlighted the conception of the social and political event that is borne by the Orthodox ecclesiastical tradition, which entails a personalistic (assumes an infinite value of the human person as opposed to Western utilitarian individualism) and relational approach. Fr Radovan Bigovic follows this approach. In this book, the reader will find a faithful engagement with the liturgical and patristic traditions, with contemporary thinkers, Orthodox and non-Orthodox, all in conversation with political science and philosophy. As an excellent Orthodox theologian and a proponent of dialogue, rooted in the catholic (holistic) being of the Orthodox Church and of his Serbian people, Fr Radovan offers a methodology that encompasses the above-mentioned concerns and quests.

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