Hrvatsko grboslovno i zastavoslovno društvo

Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association

Lecture »Introduction to Heraldry for Tourist Guides«, 2.2.2016.

Doedukacija turističkih vodiča

As part of the development education programme of the Tourist Guide Association of Zagreb and the Central Croatian Region (DTVZ, www.dtvz.hr), Željko Heimer, the HGZD president is giving a lecture »Introduction to Heraldry for Tourist Guides«, in the Jewish Community of Zagreb Auditorium Hall, Palmotićeva st. 16, 2nd Floor at 18:00 h, Thursday, 2 February […]

»Grb i zastava« № 20 Issued

Just as the previous issue that opened the tenth volume, the new celebratory № 20 of our journal »Grb i zastava« is issued in extended volume at 36 pages. It was just sent to the printers and our members may expect it soon in their mail boxes. Additional copes may be ordered through the Leykam […]

In Memoriam Dr Whitney Smith

Dr. Whitney Smith (1940 -2016)

The father of modern vexillology, Whitney Smith established in 1961, together with Gerhard Grahl, the first vexilological journal The Flag Bulletin, and the next year estanlished the Flag Research Centre (FRC). He was its director until his retirement in 2013 when the entire considerable library and archive was transferred to the University of Texas in […]

HGZD president appointed a FRC Fellow

Flag Research Center

The US institute for flags named the Flag Research Center (FRC), [in Croatian known as Centar za proučavanje zastava from the translation of the W. Smith’s Flags and Arms Across the World: Grbovi i zastave svijeta, Globus, Zagreb, 1982., p. 7], established in 1962 by Whitney Smith in Winchester, Massachusetts, was reorganized recently, after Smith’s […]

New book Željko Heimer: »Exploring Vexillology through Military Unit Flags«, HGZD, Zagreb, 2016.

Heimer: Exploring Vexillology through Military Unit Flags, HGZD, Zagreb, 2016.

The English edition of the doctoral thesis by Željko Heimer was issued under the title “Exploring Vexillology through Military Unit Flags” published by HGZD and distributed though the American publishing house Lulu specialized for the print-on-demand. The issue was edited by Edward B. Kay, under whose guidance the book represents a real gem in any […]

Marking of the World Vexillology Day in Zadar

Wolrd Vexilology Day - October 1

The HGZD joined the initiative to mark the World Vexillology Day. On the occasion of our Society 10th anniversary, the HGZD will celebrate the World Vexillology Day during the Fifth National Congress of Croatian Historians, in Zadar, 5-8 October 2016. All around the world, for the first time this year, the World Vexillology Day is […]

Issued »Proceedings of the Scientific and Professional Symposium “Symbol, Identity and Homeland War”, Zagreb, 31 October 2014«, HGZD, Zagreb, 2016

Zbornik “Simbol, identitet i Domovinski rat”, 2014., HGZD, Zagreb, 2016.

Following preparations that took longer then we initially hoped for, finally the proceeding book of the symposium was issued. The scientific and professional symbposium “Symbol, Identity andthe Homeland War” was held in Zagreb on 31 October 2014 in the Library of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Zagreb, co-organized by […]

New Book Davor Zovko: »Knighthood Today«, Naklada sv. Antuna, Zagreb, 2016.

Zovko: Viteštvo danas, Naklada Sv. Antuna, Zagreb, 2016.

A new book by Swedish and Croaian heraldist Davor Zovko, issued by the St. Anthony Publishing House Zagreb, presents phaleristic and history of knightly orders, two disciplines close to both heraldry and vexillology, and includes several chapters directly on heraldry (e.g. describing knightly insignia in coats of arms). Besides one may find coats of arms […]

New book Trako Poljak: »Croatian Symbolic Identity«, TIM press, Zagreb, 2016

Trako Poljak: Hrvatski simbolički identitet, TIM press, Zagreb, 2016.

Recently the Zagreb publisher TIM press issued a new monograph by Doc. Dr. Sc. Tijana Trako Poljak titled »Croatian Symbolic Identity« with subtitle »Meanings of National Symbols from Croatian Citizens’ Perspectives«. On 316 pages of paperback binding the monograph is result of the doctoral thesis and the scientific qualitative emipirical research performed in 2013. This […]

»Grb i zastava« № 19 Issued

With the spring issue of 2016 our journal »Grb i zastava« enters its volume 10. The number 19 was just sent to the printers and our members may expiect it soon in their mail boxes. Additional copes may be ordered through the Leykam International publishing house. From the »Editorial« we copy: … this issue of GiZ […]

Hrvatsko grboslovno i zastavoslovno društvo je član međunarodnih udruga | The Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association is a member of
FIAV (La Fédération Internationale des Associations Vexillologiques) & CIGH (La Confédération Internationale de Généalogie et d'Héraldique)
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