The International Conference Francis Joseph and Croats in World War I (Medjunarodni znanstveni skup Franjo Josip i Hrvati u prvome svjetskom ratu) took place on November 21, 2016 in Zagreb. The event, organized by Matica hrvatska with the support of Hungarian institute in Zagreb, studies the life of the emblematic ruler of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. The conference generated massive public and press interest. Our institute was represented by senior research fellows Imre Ress, Dénes Sokcsevits Dénes (also the Director of Hungarian Institute in Zagreb), and Krisztián Csaplár-Degovics. Details of the program can be found here.