Historical Society of Celje

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Prešernova 17
SI – 3000 Celje
Tel.: +386 (0)3 42 86 420
Fax: +386 (0)3 42 86 411
Year of establishment: 1979 

President: Damir Žerič, MA
Secretary: Marija Počivavšek, PhD

Nr. of members: 76

The Historical Society of Celje is a vocational organization of professional historians, scholars from other humanities and social sciences, and others interested in the study of history.

The Society:

  • encourages collaboration between historians and others interested in history
  • organizes conferences and offers public lectures
  • provides educational activities and assistance in research projects to its members
  • promotes research in Slovene history, particularly the history of Celje and its surroundings
  • promotes new scholarship in the theory of history and sociology
  • collaborates with teachers of history and offers assistance in teaching history and other related subjects
  • actively supports collecting, preserving and promoting cultural heritage
  • publishes materials about the protection of cultural heritage
  • cooperates with The Historical Association of Slovenia and other affiliated associations in Slovenia and abroad
  • publishes a semiannual journal (naslov / History for Everyone)
  • supports book series zg3 in which historians from the younger generation can publish works that either deal with the history of Celje or conceptually follow recent trends in the Slovene social sciences