Activities and results

Laura Šakaja published the book “Uvod u kulturnu geografiju” (Introduction to Cultural Geography)

Laura Šakaja wrote the book “Introduction to Cultural Geography” (Uvod u kulturnu geografiju), which was published in September 2015. This book was printed within the collection “Introductions” (Uvodi ) by the publishing house Leykam International. …

Lecture by Celine Motzfeldt Loades on contested spaces in Dubrovnik

Celine Motzfeldt Loades (University of Oslo) delivered the lecture at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research on September 29, 2015. Contested Places and Ambivalent Identities in UNESCO enlisted Dubrovnik The tourist industry in Dubrovnik …

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević participated in the international conference “Theorizing Myth, Trauma and Memory in Central and East European Cultural Spaces”

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević participated in the international scientific conference “Theorizing Myth, Trauma and Memory in Central and East European Cultural Spaces”. Together with Sanja Potkonjak, she delivered a paper titled “Contesting Memory of Socialism in …

E-book: “Gardens of our City”

New e-book “Gardens of our City: notes and studies on the practices of urban gardening” is issued on the project’s web page! Editors: Tihana Rubić and Valentina Gulin Zrnić   Urban gardening is part of …

The City between Public Policies and Civil Society (round table)

The project “City-making: space, culture and identity” organized the round-table The City between Public Policies and Civil Society   Does the city (Zagreb) belong to its citizens? What are the forms of civil protests (on …

Maple J. Razsa lecture at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research

The project “City-making: space, culture and identity” hosted the lecture by Maple J. Razsa (Colby College, USA) The Uprisings: A Multimedia Lecture One of the crucial political questions of our time is how we understand—and …

Valentina Gulin Zrnić participated at the EURA conference

Valentina Gulin Zrnić participated in the conference “Transforming cities, transformative cities” organized by the European Urban Research Association (EURA) and delivered a paper “Politics of public spaces: planning and decision-making in Zagreb”. The conference was held …

Laura Šakaja on religious landscapes

Laura Šakaja was a guest-speaker in the radio broadcast Znanstveni koncentrat (“Scientific Concentrate”) of the Third Programme of the Croatian Radio. During this broadcast, in connection with the 9th International meeting of European Geographers of …

Laura Šakaja presentation on the Meeting of European Geographers of Religion

Laura Šakaja gave a presentation at the scientific conference, entitled the 9th Meeting of European Geographers of Religion: International Colloquia on Changing Religious Landscape of Europe. Development and Transformation of Religious Landscape in the New …

Petra Kelemen delivered a lecture in the frame of the International Summer School of Cultural Tourism

Petra Kelemen delivered a lecture titled “Heritage construction and tourism” in the frame of the International Summer School of Cultural Tourism, which took place at the University of Zadar, from 24th to 29th of August. …

Jasna Čapo participated in the 44th Zagreb School of Slavic Studies in Dubrovnik

Jasna Čapo delivered a presentation Identity and the Other in Croatian culture: cultural anthropological approaches at the 44th Zagreb Slavic Seminar in Dubrovnik, August 20, 2015. She proposed a typology of writings about Croatian (cultural …

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević delivered a lecture in the frame of Bol Summer Festival

In the frame of the 26th Bol Summer Festival Nevena Škrbić Alempijević delivered a lecture titled „Presentation of the Cultural-historical Collection Čečuk-Romac and the House of Radić: the Idea of the Future Bol Museum“. Several …

Tihana Rubić participated in the summer school in Finland

Tihana Rubić participated in „The Welfare City“ Course of the international programme of the Helsinki Summer School, at the University of Helsinki, 4th – 21st August 2015.

Jasna Čapo delivered a paper at the IUAES Inter-Congress in Bangkok

Jasna Čapo delivered a paper at the IUAES Inter-Congress in Bangkok, held at Thammasat University, on July 15-17, 2015. The paper, entitled Eastern European Anthropology as ‘Native’ Anthropology, was part of the panel P9-13, Contribution …

Jasna Čapo and Valentina Gulin Zrnić: an interview on the occasion of the closure of the 12th SIEF Congress, held in Zagreb, June 21-25, 2015

Read the interview Ethnographies for the 21st Century with Jasna Čapo and Valentina Gulin Zrnić, published in the journal Zarez (no 413-414, July 17, 2015, pp. 42-43). The interview can be found here.

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  • Project is supported by Croatian Science Foundation

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

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