Odjel za sociologiju

Current activities

Presentations at the 8th mid-term conference of the ESA Sociology of Culture research network (RN7)

Krešimir Krolo, Sven Marcelić, Željka Tonković and Mirko Petrić presented at the 8th mid-term conference "En-Compass-ing Culture(s): Beyond East/West and South/North" of the European Sociological Association's Sociology of Culture research network (RN7) (10-12 March 2021, Helsinki, Finland).

Doc. dr. sc. Krešimir Krolo, doc. dr. sc. Sven Marcelić and doc. dr. sc. Željka Tonković presented three papers in co-autorship: Value orientations of Croatian youth as a predictor in taste of television genres; Banal cosmopolitanism? What values have to do with cultural practices and taste; Between global and local: Cultural map of Croatian urban youth. Their presentations resulted from the empirical research on cultural consumption and values of youth in major cities of Adriatic Croatia. Findings from this research have been recently published in a book Classical music, punk and "cajke": Cultural capital and youth values in cities on the Adriatic coast (in Croatian) and The great divide? Cultural capital as a predictor of television preferences among Croatian youth (Poetics, 2020, doi:10.1016/j.poetic.2019.101400.

Mr. sc. Mirko Petrić, in coauthorship with prof. dr. sc. Inga Tomić Koludrović and Filip Užarević, Ph.D., presented a papet entitled "Gender and Modernity: Cultural Consumption of Men and Women in Croatia". The presentation was based on the results of empirical research carried out within the Croatian Science Foundation funded project Relational Gender Identities in Croatia: Modernization and Development Perspectives" (GENMOD, HRZZ-IP-2016-06-6010).

Conference programme is available here. https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/encompassing-cultures

Mirko Petrić's presentation at the 11th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research

On March 25th, 2021, Mirko Petrić presented a paper entitled “Decoding culture: creating inclusive cultural policies” at the 11th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research – ICCPR. The conference was organized by Doshisha University, in association with the Japan Association for Cultural Policy Research. It was meant to take place in Kyoto in 2020 but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was realized online in March 2021.

Mirko Petrić’s presentation was a part of a peer-reviewed panel in which the research priorities and initial findings of the Horizon 2020 project European Inventory of Societal Values of Culture as a Basis for Inclusive Cultural Policies in the Globalizing World – INVENT were explained and discussed.

You can read more about ICCPR Kyoto 2021 here. Information on Horizon 2020 project INVENT can be found here and here.


Department of Sociology is co-organizing interdisciplinary symposium

Department of Sociology is co-organizing interdisciplinary symposium "Gender in Transformation Processes: Central and Southeast European
Perspectives", coordinated by the Department of Sociology and the Center for Inter-American Studies, both University of Graz, Austria and in collaboration with the Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Split, Croatia.

More on the symposium can be found here: https://fellowship-geschlechterforschung.uni-graz.at/en/news/detail/article/call-for-papers-1/

Call for papers can be found here: https://sociologija.unizd.hr/Portals/13/Gender%20in%20Transformation%20CfP.pdf