Contact: olga.orlic@inantro.hr, +38515535114

 

Academic and Scientific Degrees:

  • 2012. Scientific associate (humanistic sciences, ethnology and anthropology, Faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Zagreb).
  • 2011. PhD in Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Doctoral thesis: Identification Processes on the Island of Korčula (Supervisor: Professor Anita Sujoldžić).
  • 2008. MA in Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Thesis: Muška tradicijska odjeća Istre u procesu konstruiranja suvremenih istarskih identiteta. (Supervisor: Professor Anita Sujoldžić).
  • 2000. BA in Ethnology and Archaeology. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Thesis: Obnova običaja uz Vincekovo u Nespešu. (Supervisor: Professor Vitomir Belaj).

 

Work Experience:

  • 2013 – Scientific associate. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 2006 – 2013. Research assistant. Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.
  • 2006 (July-November) Associate, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb
  • 2001 – 2006. Curator. Ethnographic museum of Istria, Pazin.

 

Scientific and professional work:

  • 2017-2018. Team leader. Program of the Popularization of Science – „Popularization of Cultural-Anthropological Research of Gorski Kotar“ (GORan), Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia
  • 2014-2018. Project collaborator. Historical Perspectives on Transnationalism and Intercultural Dialogue in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (TIDA). Croatian Science Foundation.
  • 2014-2015. Team leader. Program of the Popularization of Science – Anthropology (AntroPOP). Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.
  • 2014-2015. Project collaborator. Historical Perspectives on Transnationalism and Intercultural Dialogue in the Multilingual Adriatic Littoral (VIZA). Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.
  • 2007 – 2013. Project collaborator. Contemporary Transformation of Local Linguistic Communities and Cultural Diversity. Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia..
  • 2006 – 2010. Project collaborator. Languages in a Network of European Excellence (LINEE), FP6—28388, European Comission
  • 2007 – 2008. Project collaborator. The Status of Croatians in Macedonia and Macedonians in Croatia, Ethno-Cultural Identity: Current Situation and Perspectives (MACRO). Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.
  • 2004 – . Concept of the new permanent exhibition in the Ethnographic Museum of Istria
  • 2001 – 2004. „Weaving in Istria“, Textile Handicraft in Istria Research project, part of Textile Handicraft in Croatia Research project

 

Research Interest: socio-cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, identity and identification processes, linguistic diversity, cultural diversity, stereotypes/stereotypization, cultural heritage, tourism, cultural tourism, solidary economy, community-supported agriculture, rural development.

 

List of Publications: link

 

Teaching Experience:

  • 2012 – 2016. Seminar. Graduate study of Anthropology. Department of Anthropology. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Anthropology of Africa (Professor Anita Sujoldžić)
  • 2007 – 2009. Seminar. Undergraduate study of Anthropology. Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Introduction to linguistic Anthropology (Professor Anita Sujoldžić)
  • 2008 – 2009. Seminar. Department of Anthropology. Graduate study of Anthropology. Department of Anthropology. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Communication and Society (Professor Anita Sujoldžić)

 

Awards and Research Grants:

  • 2017-2018. Team leader:. Program of the Popularization of Science – „Popularization of Cultural-Anthropological Research of Gorski Kotar“ (GORan), Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia
  • 2014-2015. Program of the Popularization of Science – Anthropology (AntroPOP). Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia
  • 2005. “Milovan Gavazzi” Annual Award of the Croatian Ethnological Society for the best ethnographic exhibition (“Weavers in Istria”) in 2004.

 

Committees, Boards and Working Groups:

  • 2018 – . Member of the Editorial Bord. Etnološka istraživanja / Ethnological Research. The Journal of the Ethnographic Museum, Zagreb
  • 2008 – . Member of the Editorial Board. Etnološka tribina / Ethnological Forum. The Journal of the Croatian Ethnological Society
  • 2008 – 2012. Organizer. Club of the Croatian Ethnological Society
  • 2005 – 2008. Member of the Governing Board of the Croatian Ethnological Society

 

Memberships in Professional Organizations and Associations:

  • Croatian Anthropological Society (HAD)
  • Croatian Ethnological Society (HED)
  • International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)
  • European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA)
  • International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF)
  • Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)