Faculty of Economics & Business - Zagreb

Lectures from the course National Security, Forensic Sciences and Globalization at the doctoral study of Economics and Global Security

During the week July 13 to 17, 2020, lectures of the course National Security, Forensic Science and Globalization at the doctoral study of Economics and Global Security, were held at our Faculty by Prof. Dragan Primorac, Ph.D. as a holder. Besides Professor Primorac, guest lectures were given by Assistant Professor Saša Missoni, Ph.D., Director of the Institute of Anthropology in Zagreb and H. E. Ilan Mor, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Croatia.
By continuing to organize guest lectures on relevant and current topics, the curriculum of the doctoral study Economics and Global Security contributes to the development of future scientists and experts seeking to expand their analytical skills in identifying, assessing, and responding to security challenges and gaining a global perspective on developments in that area and their relations to the economy.
Prof. Dragan Primorac, Ph.D., is the author of more than 250 scientific papers and conference papers and with more than 5,100 citations, and today he is the most cited Croatian physician of his age with a clinical specialization who lives and works in the Republic of Croatia. He is one of the pioneers of forensic DNA analysis in the identification of victims of mass graves and one of the founders of Croatian forensic genetics. He is the author of an original study on the genetic origins of Europeans published in the journal Science and on the first migrations from Africa published in the journal Nature. He is among the pioneers of the introduction of the integrative concept of personalized medicine into clinical practice. He is the President of the International Society for Applied Biological Sciences, in whose work 5 Nobel Prize winners participate, and he is a professor at Penn State University, New Haven University, and the Universities of Split, Zagreb, Rijeka, and Osijek. He is the President of the Croatian Society for Human Genetics, the Croatian Society for Precise (Personalized) Medicine, the Croatian Competitiveness Cluster for Personalized Medicine, and the Thematic Innovation Council of the Republic of Croatia (Health and Quality of Life).
Doc. dr. sc. Saša Missoni is the director of the Institute of Anthropology in Zagreb. He received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Science, the University of Zagreb in 2009. He is a member of several professional organizations and associations in the field of biological and medical anthropology and epidemiology. Since 2011 he has been a member of the international committee of the BioSocial Society and since 2013 a member of the Scientific Council for Anthropological Research of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
The Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Ilan Mor, performed various diplomatic duties with special emphasis on geostrategic problems in the country and abroad, and thus acted as a political advisor to Israeli Minister of Justice Mr.Ayelet Shaked in the period 2016-2018. From 2011 to 2016, he served as Ambassador of the State of Israel to Hungary. Before he was appointed Ambassador to Hungary, Ambassador Mor was Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to the Israeli Army Planning Division (IDF) in the Tel Aviv Strategy Directorate from 2009 to 2011. Between 2004 and 2009, he was the Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the State of Israel in Berlin. From 2002 to 2004, Ambassador Mor was Director of the Department for the Prevention of the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism, in the Strategy Directorate at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem.