Breaking The Waves

Boban Stojanović

Activist commitment to human rights is seen as an ongoing series of criticisms addressed to the dominant systems, which are thought to oppress the people on various grounds. The resistance that is shown to such a system remains in the bully-victim matrix, which does not change the dominant framework. Is it possible to think differently of change in the world? How do we need to think in order to neutralize the system that oppresses us?

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Olga Đurović

The rights of refugees, one of the most vulnerable social groups, are often violated and are violated in all, even in our country. One of the fundamental principles is that refugees can not be penalized if they illegally cross a state border, because they are fleeing from the country of origin in order to save their bare lives, as is prescribed by the Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees of 1951, and our domestic legislation. Unfortunately, it is not a rare situation in which the refugees ended up in prisons for illegal border crossing in Serbia.

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Nikoleta Kosovac

Milan Skokić gets up every morning early and goes shopping prior to committing to what he loves most: his job. Almost from the beginning, it has already been five years, Milanče, as he is affectionately called, sells Liceulice in the center of Belgrade and is among the most successful sellers of street magazine Liceulice coming from the Association for persons with disabilities "We live together." Liceulice is the first and only street newspapers in Serbia.

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TEDxBelgrade 2016 - people, stories and ideas as a mirror of struggle, perseverance and strength

Over the weekend in the Ilija M. Foundation, the TEDxBelgrade Conference was held for the fourth time under the slogan "Breaking the waves". As in previous years, the conference brought together young people from different fields of science, art and activism who shared their personal stories. The speakers were as follows: Olga Djurovic, Boban Stojanović, Lidija Vasiljevic, Vuk Ršumović, Nikola Radojlović, Milica Knezevic, Nikoleta kosovac and Ivan Djordjevic.

 

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Vuk Ršumović

The lecture follows the seven-year long process of the formation of his debut film work "Nobody's Child". The lecture tries to answer the question whether ideas are worth pursuing and whether it is worth to spend 7 years of life realizing it. The experience that allows him to reach conclusions that can inspire and demonstrate the importance of persistence when trying to achieve your lifelong dream.

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Lidija Vasiljević

Mental health is one of the most important questions in psychology, psychotherapy, and social work, as well as human rights. The health care system should be guided by the principle of equal rights and opportunities in access to customers, including the availability of services, as well as the neutrality and impartiality in dealing with customers from different groups, but most often it is not.

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