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Bosnia and Hercegovina - A Small and Challenging Country

Date: Thursday, 04 Apr 2013 Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Location: Room 204, International Center

Description

 

The Office for International Students and Scholars, along with the Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, are co-sponsoring a presentation titled "Bosnia and Hercegovina - A Small and Challenging Country" by Dzenana Husremovic.

Dzenana is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina where she teaches Measurements in Psychology (Psychometrics) and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is also co-founder and senior researcher in proMENTE social research, a think tank for social researches and action projects.  For the past few years, as an expert in quantitative psychology, she was involved in a number of national researches concerning the quality of the education system in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She was a national lead researcher and member of research teams in international projects on education policies run by NEPC - Network of Educational Policy Centers.

Dzenana will give an overview of Bosnia and Hercegovina (BiH) culture, education system and current economic and political situation. Her presentation will include the differences on being an "expert" in a big vs. "small" country.  She will also give a short overview on recent researches concerning academic achievement of children in middle school and make an overview of current issues interesting for international cooperation and exchange.

The presentation will take place from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, April 4th, in Room 204 of the International Center.


Contact

Brooke Stokdyk 517-353-1720 stokdyk@msu.edu

Sponsor

The Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, The Office for International Students and Scholars http://cers.isp.msu.edu/ (http://cers.isp.msu.edu/)
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