OSNIVANJE I DJELATNOST DOMOVA KULTURE I NARODNIH UNIVERZITETA U SJEVEROISTOČNOJ BOSNI U PRVIM GODINAMA “NOVE JUGOSLAVIJE” // ESTABLISHMENT AND ACTIVITY OF CULTURE CENTERS AND PEOPLE'S UNIVERSITIES IN NORTHEASTERN BOSNIA IN THE FIRST YEARS OF „NEW YUGOSLAVIA“
Journal Title:Historijski pogledi/Historical Views
Cultural and educational work after the Second World War in northeastern Bosnia, in addition to cultural, educational and artistic societies, took place in various cultural institutions, where cultural centers and public universities stand out. The houses of culture, in cooperation with societies, universities and various cultural and educational sections, organized events, lectures and various cultural and educational contents. Their importance was especially pronounced in the smaller rural areas of northeastern Bosnia, where they were the center of cultural and educational work. People's universities, as cultural and educational institutions, were supposed to nurture scientific and lecturing work, and to politically enlighten the population of urban and rural areas of northeastern Bosnia through various lectures. In essence, public universities were public schools in which ideologically appropriate lectures with various topics were mostly held and they played a significant role in the creation of a socialist society. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to point out the role and importance of the establishment of these cultural and educational institutions in northeastern Bosnia, and their overall contribution to the cultural and educational awareness of the population of northeastern Bosnia.