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Academic and Scientific Degrees:

  • 1985. PhD in anthropology. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade.
  • 1981. MA in ethnology. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade.
  • 1975. BA in English and Italian languages and literature. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.

Work Experience:

  • 2004 – present. Scientific Advisor, permanent post. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 1999 – 2003. Scientific Advisor. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 1992 – 1999. Senior Scientific Associate. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 1986 – 1991. Scientific Associate. Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb.
  • 1982 – 1986. Research Assistant. Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb.
  • 1978 – 1982. Associate. Croatian Anthropological Society.

Scientific and other projects:

  • 2007 – 2011. Project officer. “Contemporary transformation of local language communities and cultural diversity” (196-1962766-2743), Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zadar, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Memphis State University, USA, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK,  University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 2007. – 2011. Associate researcher. “Neologisms in the Croatian and European Context” (130-1300869-0834), Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.
  • 2006 – 2010. Coordinator and Supervisor for six international scientific projects in the thematic area “Language, Culture and Identity”.“Languages in a Network of European Excellence”, EC FP6-Network of Excellence (LINEE-028388). University of Bern, Switzerland, University of Vienna, Austria, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Free University of Bozen – Bolzano, Italy, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, University of Southampton, UK, University of Szeged, Hungary, University of Applied Languages, Munich, Germany, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland.
  • 2007 – 2008. Principal investigator. “The status of Croatians in Macedonia and Macedonians in Croatia: ethno-cultural identity – the current situation and perspectives”. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Institute for Old-Slavic Culture, Prilep, Macedonia.
  • 2006 – 2007. Scientific coordinator of the Croatian team. “Cultural sensitivity and competence in adolescent mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention”. University of Bari, Italy, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, University of Tirana, Albania, University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • 2002 – 2006. Project leader. “The Population Structure of Croatia – Sociocultural Approach” (01960102), Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 2002 – 2004. Scientific coordinator. “Health Problems, Mental Disorders And Cross-Cultural Aspects Of Developing Effective Rehabilitation Procedures For Refugees Of The War-Affected Countries”, EC FP5-INCO: International Scientific Cooperation Projects (ICA2-2002-10006). Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz, Austria, University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, University of Prishtina, Kosovo, University of Tirana, Albania, University of Bari, Italy.
  • 1996 – 2002. Project leader. “The Population Structure of Croatia – Sociocultural Approach” (01960102) within the programme: “Anthropological Research of the Population Structure in Croatia” (019601), Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 1995 – 1998. Associate researcher. “Biological and cultural microdifferentation among rural populations (Middle Dalmatia, Croatia) ” (JFP 259). Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • 1993 – 1996. Leader of the Croatian research team. “Etude pluridisciplinaire des Dogons de Sangha, République de Mali”. Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques, Paris, France.
  • 1991 – 1996. Associate researcher.  “Anthropological research of population structure in Croatia” (3-01-133), Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 1994 – 1995. Associate researcher.  “The study and care of refugee families – A pilot study of anthropological and psychodynamic aspects” (9254 UNESCO). Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 1983 – 1993. Associate researcher.  “Biological and cultural microdifferentiation among rural populations” (SMI 492, SMI 674, SMI 862). Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • 1982 – 1991. Associate researcher.  “Etude anthropogenetique sur les populations Adriatique” (1982 – 1985. Silba; 1986 – 1988. Olib; 1989 – 1991. Pag). Institut National d’Etudes Démographique, Paris, France.
  • 1986 – 1990. Associate researcher. “Biological and psychosocial factors of environment and health” (1-08-02-03), RSIZZ SRH. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.

Organizational Skills and Competences:

  • 2010. President of Organizing Committee; member of Scientific Committee. (International conference “New Challenges for Multilingualism in Europe”, Dubrovnik 2010)
  • 1977 – 2010. Member of Organizing Committee. (international annual scientific-educational conference “School of Biological Anthropology”, Zagreb)
  • 1984 – 2006. Member of Organizing Committee. (annual scientific-educational conference “Anthropology and Health”, IUC Dubrovnik – Hvar)
  • 2002. Member of Organizing Committee; Secretary. („13th Congress of the European Anthropological Association“, Zagreb)
  • 1988. Secretary General of Scientific and Organizing Committee. (“12th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences”, Zagreb)
  • 1977. Member of Organizing Committee; Secretary (“1st Congress of European Anthropologists”, Zagreb)

Committees, Boards and Working Groups:

  • 2009 – present. Member. Research Committee on International Tourism, International Sociological Association.
  • 2009 – present. Member. Research Committee on Language and Society, International Sociological Association.
  • 2009 – present.  Vice-President. Croatian Anthropological Society.
  • 2003 – present. President. Commission on Linguistic Anthropology, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES).
  • 1992 – present. Member of national delegation. Permanent Council of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES).
  • 2006 – 2010. Governing Board Member. LINEE – Languages in a Network of European Excellence.
  • 1998 – 2010. Executive Committee Member. International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES).
  • 2000 – 2009. Governing Board Member. Croatian Anthropological Society.

Scientific and Professional Work:

1992. Field: Applied Anthropology. Memphis State University, Memphis, USA.
1987. Field: Anthropology. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA.
1983 – 1984. Field: Demographic Anthropology and Population Research. Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques, Paris, France.

Research Interest:

Interdisciplinary biocultural research of isolated populations; migration and acculturation research and psychosocial adjustment of adolescents in different cultural contexts;
linguistic anthropology, language (dialect) vitality, language, culture and identity.

List of Publications – link

Teaching Experience:

  • 2000 – present. Full Professor at the Department for Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.
  • 2010 – present. Graduate anthropology studies. Courses: “Communication and Society” and “Anthropology of Africa”.
  • 2007 – present. Undergraduate anthropology studies. Course: “Linguistic Anthropology”.
  • 2000 – 2007. Graduate anthropology studies. Courses: “Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology” and “Communication and Society”.
  • 2009 – present. Associate professor. Postgraduate doctoral history studies, University of Dubrovnik. Elective course.
  • 2007 – present. Associate professor. Postgraduate doctoral linguistics studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Elective course.
  • 2007 – present. Associate professor.  Postgraduate doctoral biology studies, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. Elective course.
  • 1998. – 2006. Associate professor. Postgraduate anthropology studies, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. Courses: “Human, cultural definition” and “Anthropological linguistics”.

Mentorships in diploma and masters theses and doctoral dissertations

  • 2009. Peternel, L. Akulturacijski procesi i etnički identitet u adolescenciji. Doctoral thesis.Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.
  • 2008. Orlić, O. Muška tradicijska odjeća Istre u procesu konstruiranja suvremenih istarskih identiteta. Masters thesis. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.
  • 2006. Berlengi, V. Učenje stranih jezika, stavovi i motivacija. Diploma thesis. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.
  • 2005. Plavšić, M. Procjena interakcije bioloških i psihosocijalnih rizičnih i protektivnih faktora zdravlja adolescenata u okviru holističkog antropološkog pristupa. Masters thesis. Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.
  • 2003. Škreblin, L. Antropološko istraživanje prehrambenih navika i biometrijska procjena prehrambenog statusa adolescenata. Masters thesis. Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.
  • 1999. Rudan, D. Korelacija genetičke strukture i prezimena stanovništva otoka Paga. Masters thesis. Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.
  • 1996. Boroje, N.: Procjena genetičkog srodstva u naselju Omišalj na otoku Krku analizom povijesno demografskih podataka. Diploma thesis. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

Awards and Research Grants:

1997. “Gorjanović Kramberger Award for Anthropology”, Croatian Anthropological Society, Zagreb.
1989. “Ruđer Bošković Award” for notable scientific work as a member of a research team.

Memberships in Professional Organizations and Associations:

2009. International Sociological Acssociation (ISA).
2008. European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA).
2006. Hrvatsko etnološko društvo (Croatian Ethnological Society).
2000. International Society for Dialectology and Geolinguistics.
1998. Societas Linguistica Europea.
1979. International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES).
1977. Hrvatsko antropološko društvo (Croatian Anthropological Society), Zagreb (founding member).
1977. European Anthropological Association (founding member).