Author: Primož Pipan

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

Sečovlje salt pans: heritagisation of culture or nature?

Introduction The landscape of the Sečovlje salt pans was studied through literature, films, videos, volunteer work and in-depth visits. This paper highlights the uncoordinated activity between the actors or managers of (new) nature and culture and encourage their integration. In the case of the Sečovlje salt pans, there are two main actors: the Sečovlje Salina…
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12. 05. 2023 0

Walking seminar: the valley of the rivers Dragonja and Rižana in Istria

Between March 30 and April 1, 2023, a three-day international walking seminar was held in Istria, in the valleys of the Dragonja and Rižana rivers, as part of the project Route biographies: walking and writing as methods for researching border regions (ARRS, J6-4611). Twelve participants took part. Ten participants from the Research Centre of the…
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11. 05. 2023 0

Branding, labelling and certification – Special issue of Acta geographica Slovenica 62,2 (2022)

Špela Ledinek Lozej, a member of multidisciplinary research group Heritage on the margins has together with Nika Razpotnik Visković edited  Acta geographica Slovenica 62,2 (2022) Special issue: Branding, labelling and certification and published an introductory article with the title Branding, labelling and certification: Geographical and anthropological insights (DOI: Link to the journal Acta Geographica Slovenica:…
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06. 01. 2023 0

Book Landscape as Heritage: International Critical Perspectives

Four members of multidisciplinary research group Heritage on the margins have issued 2 chapters in the book: Landscape as Heritage: International Critical Perspectives at the Routledge publishing house. Marjeta Pisk and Špela Ledinek Lozej have written the chapter: Cross-border landscape as heritage? Insights from Slovenian borderlands (DOI: 10.4324/9781003195238-12). Primož Pipan and Maja Topole have written the…
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18. 11. 2022 0

Gastronomy, territory and tourism – Special issue of Acta Geographica Slovenica: 61, 1 (2021)

In the year Slovenia is entitled European Gastronomic Region 2021, Anton Melik Geographical Institute ZRC SAZU published a special issue of Acta Geographica Slovenica: 61, 1 (2021), Gastronomy, territory and tourism. Special edition contributions with DOI links: Gastronomy tourism: A brief introduction(Nika Razpotnik Visković, Blaž Komac)DOI: Culinary events in the Slovenian countryside: Visitors’ motives,…
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11. 08. 2021 0

Thematic conference of International Geographic Union – Heritage Geographies: Politics, Uses and Governance of the Past

On 27 and 28 May 2021, the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy, hosted a thematic virtual regional conference of International Geographical Union entitled Heritage Geography: Policies, Use and Governance in the Past. It was scheduled to be live in 2020, but its staging was prevented by the outbreak of a COVID-19 global pandemic. Papers…
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31. 05. 2021 0

Appropriation of musical cultural heritage for ideological purposes

The Institute of Ethnomusicology ZRC SAZU organized an online lecture by Matej Santi, a native of Trieste who studied violin and musicology in Trieste, Klagenfurt and Vienna. He is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Vienna, where he is involved in the research project Telling Sounds. His main research…
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12. 05. 2021 0

Discussions on statue removal at ACHC 2020 and beyond

At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, another Earth-shattering event took place in 2020 – global unrest against racism under the “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) banner that erupted over the killing of George Floyd in the USA. This unrest was, among other reactions, characterized by extensive media coverage of statues being removed around the world…
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18. 09. 2020 0

Conference Simon Rutar and Slavia Veneta

On 2 September 2020 a conference on Simon Rutar and Beneška Slovenija/Slavia Veneta was held in the Hall of Slovenska matica in Ljubljana. The organizers, Slovenska matica and the ZRC SAZU Research Station Nova Gorica, celebrated 120 years since the publication of the book Beneška Slovenija (1899), a valuable regional work by one of the…
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07. 09. 2020 0