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Director of History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina: project coordinator for History Museum of BiH

Elma Hašimbegović

Elma Hašimbegovic is a historian and museum professional born in Sarajevo in 1977. She studied history at the Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo and obtained an MA and MPhil in Medieval Studies at the Central European University in Budapest. Since 2001, she has worked at the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina as a curator and has participated in the development of various museum programs and projects, including the permanent exhibition on the Siege of Sarajevo (2002-2003). She has been the Museum Director since 2013, developing and implementing new strategies and policies for the institution, actively promoting the museum as a place of historical research, education and constructive dialogue and as a space open to all.