Activities and results

Jasna Čapo took part at a Conference in Krakow, Poland

Jasna Čapo gave a presentation “Urban festivities and city rescaling: the Advent season in Zagreb” at the International Scientific Conference “Feast as a Miror of Social and Cultural Changes” held at the Jagiellonian University in …

New book by Tihana Rubić: Unemployed in the City: Anthropology of Labor and Informal Economy (Zagreb, 2017)

Tihana Rubić published a book Unemployed in the City: Anthropology of Labor and Informal Economy (Zagreb, 2017). The publisher is hed-biblioteka, electronic publishing series of the Hrvatsko etnološko društvo (Croatian Ethnological Society) The book was …

An article on Zagreb street names and monuments by Laura Šakaja in Routledge volume on Urban Streetscapes

The article „The spatial codification of values in Zagreb’s city-text” by Laura Šakaja and Jelena Stanić is published in the volume The Political Life of Urban Streetscapes: Naming, Politics, and Place (Routledge), edited by  Reuben …

The comment by Valentina Gulin Zrnić on politics of public spaces in Zagreb: the case of neighbourhood school fence

Valentine Gulin Zrnić published a comment on the politics of public spaces provoked by the Municipal decision to build the fence around the neighbourhood school in Travno, Zagreb. The plan for erecting the fence included …

Comments on actual changing of Zagreb street names by Laura Šakaja

Laura Šakaja discusses the actual changing of the name of the Marshal Tito Square in Zagreb which has become one of the central topics of political debates in Zagreb City Assembly. “ Street and square …

Laura Šakaja at the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Laura Šakaja realized a study visit at the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences in June 2017. She presented a lecture on Croatian geography as well as current research of the City-making …

Petra Kelemen participates in an artistic urban platform Actopolis

Petra Kelemen collaborated with the artist Tonka Maleković in her project „Spaces Between (Living) Places“ as  part of Actopolis project. ACTOPOLIS is a call to action and to co-author the city – across disciplines, national …

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević on current research in the radio show

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević participated in a radio interview “Cosmos and ethos” broadcasted at the Third Programme of Croatian Radio. The themes of conversation were anthropology of place and space, social memory, festivals and other urban …

“How should one live in the city? Urban Ethics – a research agenda” – a lecture by dr Johannes Moser

Professor Johannesa Mosera (Institut für Volkskunde/Europäische Ethnologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) delivered a public lecture “How should one live in the city? Urban Ethics – a research agenda” on 26 May 2017 at the Faculty of Humanities …

Valentina Gulin Zrnić and Tihana Rubiće at the “Gardens and architecture” conference

Valentina Gulin Zrnić and Tihana Rubić participated on a one-day conference “Gardens and Architecture” at the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb, 26 May 2017. The event gathered architects, agronomists, officials from city administration, construction ingineres …

Laura Šakaja delivered a lecture on the sense of place in Zagreb district Trnje

Laura Šakaja delivered a keynote at the XII Jornadas Internacionais sobre Grandes Problemáticas do Espaço Europeu (XII International Seminars: Overarching Issues of the European Area) (Porto, 26-28 May 2017). The title of the lecture: “Sense …

Tihana Rubić and Valentina Gulin Zrnić presented “Gardens of our City” in a distric library

Tihana Rubić and Valentina Gulin Zrnić presented the volume “Gardens of our City” in a distric library  of Novi Zagreb on 25 May 2017. The editors and authors of the book discussed the topics on …

Presentation of the book on urban gardening in a school garden

Valentina Gulin Zrnić and Tihana Rubić as editors of the book “Gardens of Our City” presented the book in primary school Davorin Trstenjak in Zagreb. The school nourishes a school garden, established by several enthusiastic …

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević delivered a lecture at the SEF Festival in Zadar

In the frame of SEF festival, the international student ethnographic film festival in Zadar, Nevena Škrbić Alempijević delivered an invited lecture entitled “Politics and cultures of space: case study of the European Square in Zagreb“. …

Tihana Rubić presented a book Vrtovi našega grada

Tihana Rubić presented a book Vrtovi našega grada: Studije i zapisi o praksama urbanog vrtlarenja (The Gardens of Our City: Studies and Essays on Urban Gardening Practices) (Zagreb, 2016) The Croatian national television (HRT) broadcast’s …

  • Project is supported by Croatian Science Foundation

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  • Project leading institution: Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb

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  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology

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  • Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Department of Geography

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