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Research interests

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.

Selected publications
  • 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.
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Selected projects

Folklore and Ethnological Research on Slovenian Folk Culture (research programme • 1 January 201931 December 2024)

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)

Curriculum Vitae

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–).