Senior researcher

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Research interests

Area of study

  • the testimony of tradition in research of history,
  • differentiations of town and village and their reflections in songs,
  • folk songs in rituals,
  • different folksong genres (ballads, soldiers songs, ritual songs),
  • the bearers of folksong creativity, itinerant singers,
  • folksongs and intercultural relations,
  • the history of folksong collecting and folksong research,
  • typology of folk songs.

 

Leading functions, membership and functions in associations and societies:

  • head of the Academic Council of the Institute,
  • member of International Ballad Commission,
  • member of SIEF Working Group on the Ritual Year,
  • member of Society for Slovene Studies,
  • member of Slovenian Ethnological Society. 

 

Reseach and pedagogical activites abroad:

  • academy exchange programme with the The Royal Scottish Academy: lectures at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (2009),
  • research fieldwork in Cleveland, USA (2013).

 

Selected publications
  • Na poti v Kamnik, Ljubljana: ZRC SAZU, Založba ZRC, 2016 (Zbirka Folkloristika, 7).
  • Kamničani med izročilom in sodobnostjo : življenje kamniških meščanov od leta 1880 do druge svetovne vojne. Ljubljana: ZRC SAZU, Založba ZRC, 1998.
  • Skrita pričevanja o potresu leta 1348 v slovenskih deželah. Studia mythologica Slavica 20, 2017, str. 145–177.
  • Vloga Emila Korytka pri spoznavanju slovenskih pesemskih praks. Traditiones 46/3, 2017, str. 19–32.
  • Hidden behind the transcriptions : men and women as bearers of Slovenian ballads. V: Golež Kaučič, Marjetka (ur.). What to do with folklore? : new perspectives on folklore research, (B.A.S.I.S., 9). Trier 2017, str. 41–55.
  • "From the silvery midnight water" or the folk song between expectations and reality. Jahrbuch des österreichischen Volksliedwerkes 65, 2016, str. 126–137.
  • "Morebiti bi se še dal kje kak tak napev vloviti" : zapisovalske usmeritve na Slovenskem v kontekstu slovanskih povezav. Traditiones  45/2,  2016, str. 53–81.
  • Pozabljeni Kamnik in njegovo jezero. Studia mythologica Slavica 18, 2015, str. 81-109.
  • Was hat sich Bonaparte ausgedacht? : die Wahrnehmung der Franzosen in slowenischen Volksliedern. Jahrbuch des österreichischen Volksliedwerkes 64, 2015, str. 98-106.
  • Pesemsko obveščanje in ustvarjanje tradicije. Traditiones 43/3, 2014, str. 87–110.
  • Itinerant singers in Slovenia : views on a distinct phenomenon. V: McKean, Thomas A. (ur.). Songs of people on the move, (B.A.S.I.S., 8). Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2012, str. 3–15.
  • Ritualism as a reflection of social transformation and the researcher's (lack of) power. Traditiones 41/1, 2012, str. 159–174.
  • "Voda! Jaz ti darujem, od dna do dna …" : pesemske sledi verovanja v nadnaravno moč vode. Studia mythologica Slavica 14, 2011, str. 181–193.
  • Zvrstnost slovenskih ljudskih pesmi: refleksija pesemskega razvoja ali pogledov nanj. Traditiones 39/2, 2010, str. 124–145.
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Selected projects

Folklore and Ethnological Research on Slovenian Folk Culture (research program • 1 January 201431 December 2018)

Song Reflections on Intercultural Coexistence (target research project • 1 July 201830 June 2021)

Thinking Folklore: Approaching Dialect from Folkoristic, Ethnological, and Computational Perspectives (research project • 1 July 201830 June 2021)

Memory of Religion in Folk Music Archives (applied research project • 1 January 201631 December 2018)

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • BA in Slovene language and literature, BA in ethnology (1982),
  • MA in ethnology (1991),
  • PhD in ethnology (1997).

 

Employment

  • Department of Ethnology of Cultural Anthropology (1983–1995),
  • Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia (1996–1998),
  • Institute of Ethnomusicology, SASA (1998–).

Research areas

Folklore H400