Author: Nataša Rogelja Caf

Fish as heritage: The case of mullet and farmed sea bass in the northeastern Adriatic

Fish is not just a fish. It can also be a means of assessing how heritage, as a particular type of imaginary, conveys social, cultural, political, and economic transformations. According to Salazar (2012), imaginaries are “socially transmitted representational assemblages that interact with people’s personal imaginings and are used as meaning-making and world-shaping devices”. In this…
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16. 02. 2024 0

The 2023 conference of the Swiss Association for the Studies of Science, Technology & Society in Basel

From the 31st of August to the 1st of September 2023, the Swiss Association for the Studies of Science, Technology & Society (STS-CH) organized an international conference and invited empirical, methodological, and theoretical contributions from the field of STS fostering exchange between various disciplines. The conference addressed the questions of how diverse knowledge regimes shape…
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30. 01. 2024 0

Walking seminar along the northern section of the Balkan migrant route in Istria

From 12-15 September 2023 researchers of the Route Biographies project as well as several researchers from the Heritage on the Margins program walked part of the northern section of the Balkan migrant route through the Istrian peninsula. On this research walk, I often felt that I was walking on old-new paths, crossing old-new borders.  Neither…
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13. 12. 2023 0

9th Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference

Established in 2006, the Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference has become a recognized scientific meeting for social researchers interested in ethnographic inquiry. The 9th Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference took place in Trento, Italy from 7-10 June 2023 and has been organized by the University of Trento. At the conference, Špela Ledinek Lozej and Nataša…
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16. 08. 2023 0

Route Biographies

International seminar On 29 March 2023, an international seminar “Route biographies” was held in the framework of the project “Route biographies: walking and writing as methods for researching border regions” (ARRS, J6-4611). An introduction of the project by project leader Nataša Rogelja Caf was followed by a keynote lecture “Walking seminars – embodied research in…
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04. 05. 2023 0

Symposium “Experiencing Climate and Environmental Changes in and Beyond Europe”

The Experiencing Climate and Environmental Changes in and Beyond Europe symposium took place from May 5th – 7th in ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana, Slovenia and was organised by Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (ZRC SAZU) and Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. The symposium explored how environmental and climate changes and…
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23. 05. 2022 0

Maritime pilgrimage

As part of the international research visits organized by the program group ZRC SAZU “Heritage on the Margins”, a lecture by dr. Karmen Turčinov from the University of Zadar was given on the 22nd of September 2021 on the topic of maritime pilgrimages in the Kornati islands entitled “Maritime pilgrimage to Our Lady of Tarca”.

13. 10. 2021 0

Launch of the virtual exhibition “Coastal Transformations”

The “Coastal Transformations” virtual exhibition is the result of a three-year international research project funded by the EQUIP programme, a funding platform for Europe-India projects, coordinated in Slovenia by the Republic of Slovenia Ministry of Education, Science and Sport. The project, as well as the exhibition, deals with coastal transforamtione and the impact of change…
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07. 10. 2021 0

The heritage sciences should look to the future rather than to the past

On the 27th of July, the third conference »Heritage as an instrument of connecting the sciences« was organized by Council for development at SAZU. Among others, the head of the program group Heritage on the margins Dr. Špela Ledinek Lozej highlighted the close connection between heritage and social, political, economic and ecological factors. Due to…
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03. 08. 2021 0

Walking the borders: Between oblivion, memory and history of the Carinthian ravines

Walking seems so natural, commonplace, and such a widespread human activity that it gets little attention.[1] We walk to get somewhere. And yet, between here and there, thoughts, emotions and physical feelings (may) lead to their own kind of renewed notions of the world, a re-understanding that comes close, even if it goes far or…
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14. 04. 2021 0