ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Aleksandra Ninković Tašić
Aleksandra Ninković Tašić (from Belgrade, born 3 May 1978) is the Chairperson of the Mihajlo Pupin Educational & Research Society and is the Honorary Cross-cultural Ambassador of the Sorbonne University UNESCO Club. During her many years of work, her focal point has been the collection of archival records with respect to the life and work of Mihajlo Pupin across the whole world. More than 30,000 documents, some of which became public for the first time, make up the largest archive dedicated to Mihajlo Pupin, which has been the source of numerous activities, the goal of which is the recognition and preservation of the lifetime achievement of Pupin, but also the history of Serbian science.
The most important works:
- Counting Stars 1 *
- Joint autobiographies of Mihajlo Pupin and Nikola Tesla
- Monuments of South Slavs, Serbian Orthodox Church
- Counting Stars 2
- A man ahead of Science
- Bell ringers of freedom
- Dubrovnik Serbs – Heritage lost
* Zvezdobrojci (Serbian) – a term originating from the dialect spoken in Vranje (South Serbia)/wonderchild, prodigy
For her contribution in cherishing the heritage of Pupin and the history of Serbian science, she was awarded the following:
- City of Belgrade Award
- Valtrović Award
- United Nations Special Award
- Municipality of Kovačica Award for Cultural Contributions
- Cultural Pattern for Work Commitment to the Benefit of our Culture, Ministry of Culture and Information
- The Tesla Society Award (United States)
- She was proclaimed Knight of Serbian Culture and Personality of the Year 2016.
She is the author of a large exhibition and monograph on Pupin - From physical to spiritual reality, which broke two records in the History Museum of Serbia - the one on the duration of the exhibition, but also on attendance, with over 200,000 visitors. editions of Pupin's autobiography.
She is the author of the exhibition "Women in the First World War" at the Gallery of Science and Technology of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in November 2014. The installation was created as part of the celebration of the centenary of the beginning of the Great War. After Belgrade, the exhibition was organized in other Serbian cities: Loznica, Sabac.