Tag: conferences

2021 SIEF Congress – Breaking the rules

This year’s congress of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) was characterized by the challenging but also often rewarding online format. More than 1000 delegates simoultaneously used Zoom and Whova platform with many innovative formats – panel on Symbiotic living: human-microbial relations in everyday life with a workshop on sourdough baking and cheese fermentation is…
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01. 07. 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

Panel at IUAES: Living off and with Heritage on the Coast

Nataša Rogelja, Martina Bofulin (both ZRC SAZU) and Nicolas Bautes (French Institute Pondicherry) have convened a panel “The Tides of Change: Living off and with Heritage on the Coast” at the biannual virtual conference of IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) that addressed the role of heritagization amid coastal transformations. Initially, researchers from…
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17. 03. 2021 0

Thematic workshop “Chinese among others in Europe”

On the 16th of October 2020, a thematic workshop on changing Chinese ethnic relations in Europe was organized by Fanni Beck from Central European University in Budapest and Pál Nyiri from Free University Amsterdam titled “Chinese among others in Europe: Ethnic Relations Amidst Shifting Migrations, Geopolitics, and Pandemics.” The workshop is part of the project CHERN…
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04. 11. 2020 0

Symposium Multilinguality in folklore/Večjezičnost v folklori

On 1 and 2 October 2020, the Institute of Ethnomusicology of ZRC SAZU organized an international scientific conference entitled Večjezičnost v folklori/ Multilinguality in Folklore, which, due to the current situation, was held simultaneously online and in the Prešeren Hall of the ZRC SAZU. The symposium was divided into three interwoven thematic panel discussions. Among…
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05. 10. 2020 0

5th Biennial ACHS Conference

Between 26th and 30th August 2020, the 5th Biennial Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) took place on a virtual conference platform instead of at the University College London. The conference’s theme – futures (inspired also by the project Heritage Futures) – aimed to engage seriously and critically with the often stated…
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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

Martina Bofulin a keynote speaker at the PAGODE semantic workshop

Martina Bofulin was invited to give a keynote presentation at the online semantic workshop organized by the Department for Asian Studies at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana within the framework of the PAGODE project. The aim of the workshop with speakers from Italy, Greece, the Netherlands, Belgium, Serbia, and Slovenia was to create…
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18. 08. 2020 0

Sacred Journeys Online Global Conference

Between 29th June and 3rd July, University of Primorska and University of Indiana organized the 7th international conference dedicated to pilgrimage and tourism, entitled Sacred Journeys. Due to the circumstances, instead of going to Piran (Slovenia), the participants spent five mornings, afternoons or evenings – depending on the participants’ time zone – in front of…
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18. 07. 2020 0