Activities and results

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 …

Laura Šakaja published an article on the quality of life

Laura Šakaja and Lana Slavuj published an article on “Quality of life as a topic of geographic research: An overview of the development of interest and theoretical models of research” in journal “Hrvatski geografski glasnik”, …

Presentation of the platform “The Aestheticization and Rehumanization of Public Space: Art as Therapy” at the Third Programme of the Croatian Radio

Members of the project, Valentina Gulin Zrnić and Nevena Škrbić Alempijević, along with Melinda Šefčić, participated in the radio show The Roundtable on Mondays, Third Programme of the Croatian Radio. The show broadcast on April …

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević – newly elected president of SIEF

Member of the project, dr Nevena Škrbić Alempijević, is newly elected president of SIEF – Société Internationale d’ Ethnologie et de Folklore. The 13thSIEF  congress took place in Göttingen focusing on the topic “Ways of …

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević presented a paper at the SIEF congress in Göttingen

In the frame of the 13th congress of International Society of Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF), Nevena Škrbić Alempijević delivered a paper “Locating Europe in the Festive City: creativity and crisis in the Square of Europe …

Workshop: Peggy Levitt “Artifacts and allegiances: how museums put the nation and the world on display”

In the frame of the project „City-making: space, culture and identity“ and in collaboration with the Platform for Mobility and International Cooperation of Ethnologists and Cultural Anthropologists professor Peggy Levitt (Department of Sociology, Wellesley College, …

Lecture: Peggy Levitt “Transnational social protection: setting the agenda”

In the frame of the project „City-making: space, culture and identity“  and in collaboration with the Platform for Mobility and International Cooperation of Ethnologists and Cultural Anthropologists professor Peggy Levitt (Department of Sociology, Wellesley College, …

Petra Kelemen participated in an international symposium Actopolis – The Art of Action Symposium ”We Need to Talk”

Symposium Actopolis – The Art of Action Symposium ”We Need to Talk” was organised on 17 and 18 of March 2017 in Oberhausen, Germany. It was organised as a part of the final exhibition of …

Round table on the politics of sexuality in Zagreb

“The city of Zagreb and the politics of sexuality as politics of difference” was the theme of round table held at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research on 27 january 2017. The round table …

Article on green public spaces by Valentina Gulin Zrnić (Routledge 2017)

An article by Valentina Gulin Zrnić “Green Spaces in Socialist and Postsocialist Zagreb” is published in the volume “Green Landscapes in European City, 1750-2010” edited by Petera Clarka, Marjaane Niemi and Chatarine Nolin (Routledge 2017). …

  • 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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