The memorial plate dedicated to Milorad Pavić was announced on February 21st, at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. In the memory of the famous Serbian writer and author of the world bestselling “Dictionary of the Khazars” memorial plate was placed at the entrance of the Central reading room of University library, which will in future carry the name of Milorad Pavić.
Besides the epochal novel-lexicon that brought him a nomination for the Nobel Prize for Literature, Pavić wrote numerous books, of which almost all were translated into 35 languages in 156 edition so far. Pavić was also very prominent in scientific research and education. He was a professor of Serbian literature at University of Novi Sad (1974-1990), as well the dean of the faculty (1977-1979). The leading Serbian writer of the epoch, translator, literary historian and member of the Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences died in 2009 in Belgrade, 80 year old.