The magazine for cultural and historical heritage “Hercegovina” was first published in 1981. The publishers of the magazine were the Herzegovina Museum, the Archives of Herzegovina Mostar and the Institute for the Protection of Cultural, Historical and Natural Heritage Mostar. In a short period of time, the magazine has become very respectable and the most relevant magazine for cultural and historical heritage in Herzegovina. The last issue before the war was published in 1990. After the end of the last war, from 1998-2003. In 2008, the publication of the magazine prepared by the Museum of Herzegovina Mostar and the Archives of Herzegovina continued. Thus, after the war, the magazine was published from 1998 to 2003. After two issues 15-16 from 2003 until 2018, not a single new issue of the magazine was published.
Due to its enormous importance for the cultural and historical heritage, the Museum of Herzegovina Mostar, the Archives of Herzegovina and the Faculty of Humanities of the University “Džemal Bijedić” in Mostar renewed the work of the magazine and it is planned that it will continue to be published in the future.
The editors have decided not to change the concept of the magazine, so this new issue does not conceptually differ from the previous issues, and we intend to continue this practice in the following issues as well. At the same time, this is an invitation for cooperation to all interested scientists who are engaged in the research of culture, history, cultural heritage, language, literature of the wider area of Herzegovina.