Tamara Ćirić

Tamara Ćirić was born in Niš on March 16th, 1980. She had lived and worked in the USA for 7 years prior to returning to Niš where she currently resides. The sphere of her scientific interest lies in researching Serbian migrations, life and work of the Serbs in diaspora, as well as reasons for the migration.

Education:

1999-2006       Faculty of Philosophy, Niš; Department of Psychology

1995-1999       Medical Highschool “Milenko Hadžić, MD” – educational profile: physiotherapy technician

Work experience

2013-2015       Management of the City of Niš – mayor’s office – founder and head of the first Office for cooperation with diaspora in Niš

2015-present   City of Niš – Secretariat for Culture and Information – head of the Department of International Cooperation and City Events Management

2016                Founder and President of the Serbian Academic Association

Starting from 2016 she has been teaching English over the internet to the Japanese, as a teacher of the company “Best Teacher”

Significant projects

  1. Action plan for development of City of Niš 2015-2020 – coordinator of groups in charge of diaspora (the first action plan developed in Serbia at the local level for improving cooperation with diaspora)
  2. Action plan for development of City of Niš 2015-2020 – a member of groups in charge of attracting investments
  3. The original creator of web portal Virtual Registry Office for Diaspora, which was launched in 2014 – the system made it possible for diaspora to order birth, marriage, and citizenship certificates online by paying with their credit cards.
  4. The original creator of a learning system Serbian as Native Language that has been realized in 5 cycles starting from 2014. More than 250 students from diaspora have attended these classes.