Urša Šivic, PhD

Research Associate



+386 1 4706 273

ursa.sivic@zrc-sazu.si


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Area of study

  • ethnomusicology,
  • vocal tradition and its transformation,
  • funeral singers and cantors in the region of Prekmurje and Raba Valley,
  • folklorised song,
  • choral music,
  • folk song arrangements in popular music,
  • carol customs,
  • music and minorities,
  • field research.

Other activities

  • editorial board of “Karel Štrekelj Award” (Štrekljeva nagrada),
  • member of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM),
  • editorial board of ZRC Publishing (Založba ZRC),
  • editorial board of collections “From the Archives of the Institute of Ethnomusicology” (Iz Arhiva Glasbenonarodopisnega inštituta) and “Music in Slovenia after 1918” (Glasba na Slovenskem po 1918),
  • editorial board of journals “Traditiones” and “Folklornik”,
  • president and member of Cultural society Kvali.
  • ŠIVIC, Urša. History of public call for funding in the field of the cultural activities of ethnic minority communities and immigrants. Muzikološki zbornik, 2019, 55/2: 133–153. doi: 10.4312/mz.55.2.133-153.
  • ŠIVIC, Urša. Mrtveče pesmi v porabsko-prekmurskem prostoru. Glasnik Slovenskega etnološkega društva, 2019, 59/1: 59–69.
  • ŠIVIC, Urša. Glasbenoteoretske možnosti petja na tretko. Glasnik Slovenskega etnološkega društva, 2017, 57, 3–4: 43–54.
  • ŠIVIC, Urša (urednik, avtor dodatnega besedila). Haloško petje na tretko. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC; Javni sklad Republike Slovenije za kulturne dejavnosti, 2017.
  • ŠIVIC, Urša. The influence of institutionalized standards on the transformation of traditional singing. Translingual discourse in ethnomusicology vol. 2, 2016: 63–81, https://www.tde-journal.org/index.php/tde/article/download/1886/1710, doi: 10.17440/tde011.
  • ŠIVIC, Urša. Serbian brass bands in Slovenia as an example of "our" and "their" music. V: Drago Kunej in Urša Šivic (ur.). Trapped in folklore? Studies in music and dance tradition and their contemporary transformations (Musikethnologie, Bd. 7, vol. 7). Zürich; Berlin: LIT. 2013, str. 63–79.
  • ŠIVIC, Urša. Glasba kot integralni del sodobnih koledniških šeg. Etnolog 24, 2014: 43–58.
Thinking Folklore: Approaching Dialect from Folkoristic, Ethnological, and Computational Perspectives ( raziskovalni • 01. july 2018 - 30. june 2021)
Song Reflections on Intercultural Coexistence ( ciljni_raziskovalni_projekt • 01. july 2018 - 30. june 2021)
Folklore and Ethnological Research on Slovenian Folk Culture ( research programme • 01. january 2019 - 31. december 2024)

Qualifications

  • BA University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Musicology, Ljubljana, Slovenia (1998),
  • MA University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Musicology, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2002),
  • PhD University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Musicology, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2007).

 

Employment Record

  • ZRC SAZU, Institute of Ethnomusicology (2007–).