Contact: petra@inantro.hr, +38515535126

 

Academic and Scientific degrees

  • 2018    Research Advisor, Humanities – Ethnology and Anthropology
  • 2012    Senior Research Associate, Humanities – Ethnology and Anthropology
  • 2007    Research Associate, Humanities – Ethnology and Anthropology
  • 2006 PhD Anthropology (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb)
  • 2003 M.Sc. Biology – Biological Anthropology (Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb)
  • 1997 B.A. Archaeology (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb)

Professional Training

  • 2007 course: «Osteological age estimation and paleodemographic analysis» Odense, Denmark
  • 2005 course: «7th European paleopathology short course» Bradford, United Kingdom
  • 2000 visiting student – Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 1999 course: «3rd Zumbotel Lectures: Missing Geometry in Palaeoanthropology» Vienna, Austria

Work Experience

  • 2013-             Senior Research Associate, Institute for Anthropological Research
  • 2007- 2013 Research Associate, Institute for Anthropological Research
  • 2007- Research Associate, Institute for Anthropological Research
  • 2002-2006 Research Assistant, Institute for Anthropological Research
  • 2000- 2002 Research Assistant, Institute for Anthropological Research
  • 1998-2000 Secretary of the Director, Institute for Anthropological Research
  • 1995-1998 Zapis d.o.o

Scientific and professional work
Scientific work

  • 2020 –              Collaborator – project: „Childhood in protohistory of southern Carpathian Basin“ (Croatian Science Foundation IP-2019-04-2520)
  • 2017-2021       Consultant – project: „Iron Age Female Identities in the Southern Carpathian Basin“ (Croatian Science Foundation IP 06-2016-1749)
  • 2016-2019       Collaborator – project Twinning „Smart Integration of Genetics with Sciences of the Past in Croatia: Minding and Mending the Gap“ (H2020-TWINN-2015)
  • 2014-2017       Collaborator – project “Late Bronze Age mortuary practices and society in southern Carpathian Basin” (Croatian Science Foundation UIP-11-2013-
  • 2007-2013 Associate – Project: “Culture Change and Archaeological Population Dynamics in Eastern Adriatic” (Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia; 196-1962766-2740)
  • 2002-2006 Research Assistant – Project: “Population Structure of Croatia-Anthropoarchaeological Approach” (Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia; 0196004)
  • 2000-2002 Research Assistant – Project: “Anthropological Investigations of the Population Structure of Croatia” (Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia; 019601)

Organisation of Scientific Meetings

  • 2018                Member of the Scientific Committee „22nd European Meeting of the Paleopathology Association“, Zagreb
  • 2017                Member of the Organizing Committee „Late Bronze Age mortuary practices and society in the Carpathian Basin“, Zagreb
  • 2016 Member of the Organizing Committee „International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Inter-Congress World anthropologies and privatization of knowledge: engaging anthropology“, Dubrovnik
  • 2015 Member of the Organizing Committee „Anthropology and tourism: Improving the competencies in cultural tourism“, Zagreb
  • 1998-2008 Member of the Organizing Committee „Anthropology and Health“
  • 1998-2008 Member of the Organizing Committee „School of Biological Anthropology“
  • 2002 Member of the Organizing Committee „13th Congress of the European Anthropological Association“, Zagreb
  • 2001 Secretary of the „27th School of Biological Anthropology: Anthropology and Population Genetic“, Zagreb
  • 1998 Member of the Organizing Committee „4th International Congress on Physiological Anthropology“, Zagreb

Museum exhibitions

  • 2011/2012 advisor – „MORS PORTA VITAE – DEATH THE GATE OF LIFE: Old Zagreb cemeteries and funerals“ – Zagreb City Museum
  • 2013 advisor – „In the service of archaeology“ Zagreb City Museum

Mentorships:

  • 2016. Ph. D. Thesis – Zrinka Premužić: “ Anthropological perspective of burial practices in the beginning of the Late Bronze Age in Northern Croatia” (Department of Archaeology, University of Zagreb, Croatia)

List of Publications: link

Research Interest: burial customs, cremation, bioarchaeology, paleopathology