The Student Movement 1968/1971 in Ljubljana in wider context

  • Zdenko Čepič Inštitut za novejšo zgodovino / Institute of Contemporary History
Keywords: student movements, student protests, politics, Yugoslavia, Slovenia, University of Ljubljana

Abstract

ABSTRACT

            In 1968, during the political events of this year ("Prague Spring" and its end, US presidential elections, protests against the war in Vietnam, ...) significant student protests. They were all over Europe, the most intense in Paris. They were also in Yugoslavia, in Belgrade (early June). In Ljubljana, students in their protests were more socially oriented than political. More political occurred in students' protests in Ljubljana were in April and May 1971, when the Faculty of Arts students took over for eight days. The author presents the work of students in Ljubljana in 1968 and 1971 on the basis of the documents of the Slovenian student movement.

Author Biography

Zdenko Čepič, Inštitut za novejšo zgodovino / Institute of Contemporary History

References

Sources and Literature

Archival Sources:

• SI AS, Arhiv Republike Slovenije:

- AS 1589, Stenografske beleške sa IX. zajedničke sednice Predsedništva in Izvršnog komitete CK SKJ, održane 9. VI. 1968, 77.

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Printed Sources:

• Baškovič, Ciril, Pavle Gantar, Marjan Pungartnik and Pavle Zgaga. Študentsko gibanje: 1968-72. Ljubljana: Republiška konferenca ZSMS, Univerzitetna konferenca ZSMS, 1982.

Published
2018-12-13