Author: Primož Pipan

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: https://doi.org/10.3986/AGS.10258 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