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Editorial board of the journal

Journal for the Critique of Science, Imagination, and New Anthropology (i.e. Časopis za kritiko znanosti, domišljijo in novo antropologijo) (ISSN 0351-4285) 

Časopis za kritiko znanosti

Acting editor-in-chief of the journal: dr. Mitja Velikonja.

Managing editor: Danijela Tamše.

Members of the editorial board: Sandi Abram, Jernej Amon Prodnik, Uršula Berlot, Barbara Beznec, Marta Gregorčič, Tatjana Greif, Nikolai Jeffs, Andrej Kurnik, Katarina Majerhold, Polona Mozetič, Luka Omladič, Andrej Pavlišič, Danijela Tamše, Primož Turk, Mitja Velikonja, Boris Vezjak, Simona Zavratnik; Nela Pamuković (Zagreb), Ian Parker (Manchester), Maple John Razsa (Maine), Sandro Mezzarda (Bologna), John Holloway (Puebla).

 

 

About editor-in-chief of the Journal

 

Mitja Velikonja

Mitja Velikonja

Professor at Department for Cultural Studies and head of Research Center for Cultural and Religious Studies at Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. Member of editorial board of ČKZ from 1995, since 2014 Editor-in-Chief  of ČKZ.. Author of seven scientific monographs, from which four were translated in English and Serbo-Croatian language, and dozens of chapters and articles in Slovenian and international anthologies and academic journals. He was visiting professor at Jagiellonian University in Krakow (2002, 2003) and at Columbia University in New York (2009, 2014) and visiting research fellow at Rosemont College  in Philadelphiji (2004/2005) and at The Netherlands Institute of Advanced Studies in Wassenaar (2012).

Link to the detailed professional biographical information of the editor-in-chief is available herePDF

 

 

About the members of the editorial board

 

Sandi Abram

Sandi Abram

MA in Social and Cultural Anthropology. His research interests encompass the (re)appropriation of public spaces, contemporary journey(wo)men and craft,  non-institutional artistic and artivistic practices with a special focus on urban creativity and street cultures. He co-edited a double issue of the Journal for the Critique of Science (Časopis za kritiko znanosti) on graffiti and street art and a monograph on Slovenian contemporary illustration. His essays in the field of tattoos, squatting, fashion, urban politics of neoliberalism and craft were published in Etnološka tribuna, Reartikulacija, and Časopis za kritiko znanosti as well as in other publications..

 

Uršula BerlotUršula Berlot

Ph.D., assistant professor and lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana. She works as a visual artist and art theorist and  is interested in connecting art with science. She has received  important international awards for her art (Schering Stiftung Berlin, Pollock Krasner - New York, Henkel Youth Artist Award - Kulturkontakt in Vienna) and is the author of an academic monograph on Duchamp and numerous articles on art theory.

 

Barbara BeznecBarbara Beznec

Political scientist of international relations. Translator and author of numerous academic articles and expertises. From 2006 to 2012 she was the editor-in-chief of the Journal for Critique of Science. She is a researcher involved in several national, international, and EU projects in the field of migration. Longtime activist for citizenship rights, freedom of movement, and autonomous spaces. Currently she is finishing her PhD on European citizenship..

 

Marta GregorčičMarta Gregorčič

Assistant professor of cultural studies and PhD in sociology. She has published several books, over 50 academic and other papers, worked as an editor for dozens of publications and spoken at numerous international conferences. Due to her vast experience with fieldwork in Europe, Latin America and Asia, she has an important influence within academic and research programmes. First and foremost, however, she remains  an activist with a keen sensibility for exposing the processes of modern oppression, taking things for granted, ideologies, complacency, and ignorance. Her last academic book is Potencia: Self-determination of revolutionary sruggles (Ljubljana, Založba /*cf, 2011). She has also published testimony of Roma girl: Dekle z bonboni (co-author edwith Jasmina Ahmetaj, Maribor, Združenje Frekvenca, 2013). After working with Slovene and foreign academic institutions, development programs, emancipation movements, and organisations involved in rebellion in peripheral capitalist countries for 15 years, she was given the opportunity to develop liberating cultural practices of co-existence and political creation directly within the local communities of Maribor (Urban Furrows programme, European Capital of Culture – Maribor 2012)..

 

Tatjana Greif

Tatjana Greif

Holds a PhD in Archaeology. She studied at the Faculty of Arts University of Ljubljana and works both as a theorist and as an activist on questions concerning sexual orientation and gender identity, culture, art, and the politics of LGBT. She is the editor-in-chief of Skuc-Vizibilij and the former editor of the journals Arheo and Delta. She has published over 500 occasional and academic  works, is active in the international LGBT movement and has received several scholarships, e.g. the Fulbright scholarship to the USA. 

 

Nick JeffsNikolai Jeffs

Holds a BA and PhD from the University of Essex (UK), where he also taught. He  has published several articles and book chapters in the field of literary, cultural, and political critique. He is an editor of a reader in postcolonial studies (2007) and, together with Andrej Pavlišič, the coauthor of a documentary Borili se bomo proti njim: kriki k razumevanju starega nasilja nove Evrope (We Shall Fight Them: Howlings Towards Understanding the Old Violence of New Europe, 2004). In the past he also worked as a lecturer at the University of Ljubljana but now teaches at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Primorska.

 

Nina Kozinc

Nina Kozinc

Holds a BA in History and Ethnology. Between 2012 and 2014 she was the acting editor-in-chief of the Journal for Critique of Science, Imagination and New Anthropology and since 2014 she is the Managing Editor. She has worked as a journalist, editor, writer, and translator. Author of essays and articles dealing with subjects such as the role of women in the Catholic Church, the history of student movements, urban guerrilla, and social movements in post WWII Europe, migration policies and social inequality. She has also translated many articles and monographs in postcolonial studies, publishing, urbanism ,and pacifism. She participated in the establishment of the autonomous space Metelkova city (Ljubljana) and has been active in various political initiatives and movements for many years now.

 

Andrej Kurnik

Andrej Kurnik

Andrej Kurnik teaches at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. His research interests are mainly focused on practices of social movements, conceptual innovations produced in social struggles, methodologies of participatory and militant research, the critique of political economy, citizenship, and direct democracy. He is also activist of global social movements. Has has participated in struggles for the rights of the Wrased, migrant workers, for autonomous social spaces; within the Occupy Movement (15o) he elaborated the concept of welfare based on the common. He is currently in Maribor where he is developing militant research the aim of which is  to build a solidarity network with the criminalized participants of uprisings and to engender the decriminalization of the huge social unrest that happened in this city at the end of 2013.



Katarina MajerholdKatarina Majerhold

Master of Science. Assistant Research (Educational Research Institue), project manager (Meta group Ltd., start-up comp. Elaphe Ltd..), author, editor, lecturer, translator and proof-reader. Since 2009 translator at international department for European pre-school systems and editor of website of  Eurydice at Ministry for Education, Science and Sport. Author of numerous books, articles and booklets. She cooperates with numerous domestic and foreign experts (philosophers, sociologists, doctors) and philosophical associations. She is currently preparing a text for American Academic Encyclopedia about Concepts of Love Through History. She is a member of the The Society for the Philosophy of Sex in The American Philosophical Association.

 

Polona Mozetič

Polona Mozetič

Holds a PhD in law. Works as a researcher and lecturer on criminal law. Areas of her reserach include criminal law, criminology, migrations, and autonomous spaces. She is active in Social center Rog and other initiatives within the occupied (ex)factory Rog in Ljubljana. She is a member of editorial board of the Journal for the Critique of Science since 2012.

 

 

Andrej Pavlišič

Andrej Pavlišič

He holds a BA in political science. He is currently a PhD student of sociology of culture at Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. His main research interest are politics of autonomy. Specifically he is engaged with its conceptualizations and practices, its history and the future. He is an active user of Autonomous cultural centre Metelkova mesto, Ljubljana and has been actively involved in grassroots political movements for more than a decade. He joined the editorial board of Journal for Critique of Science in 2012. He was the editor of its issue “Metelkova” (Študentska založba, 2013).



Jernej Amon Prodnik

Jernej A. Prodnik

He is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism at the Faculty of Social Sciences (PolCoRe research group), Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, and researcher at the Social Communication Research Centre, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He defended his PhD in media and communication studies at University of Ljubljana in 2013 under the title Political Economy of Communication and Structural Transformations of Capitalism (University of Ljubljana). His principal research interests include critique of political economy, structural transformations of capitalist societies, and the wider social context of technological changes and democratic potentials brought about by new technologies. He is a member of the editorial board of the international journal for critical studies of media, information and power in capitalist societies tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique (ISSN: 1726-670X) (link).

 

 

Danijela Tamše

Danijela Tamše

Holds an MA in cultural studies and is pursuing her PhD in the same field. Her research work focuses on the questions of precarity, transformations of labour, commons, migration, criminalization, militant methodologies and knowledge production. She is active in different European and transnational movement networks. As a militant of Social Centre Rog she is involved in different local movements. An author of scientific articles, reviews and shorter articles has been collaborating with a journal for years and joined the editorial board in 2014.

 

 

Primož TurkPrimož Turk

He holds a master's degree in management. He is a doctoral student at the Faculty of Arts, where he is preparing a thesis on the topic of Aristotle's practical philosophy. He is employed at the University of Primorska (FAMNIT and FM). His main research interests are in the history and critique of management and Aristotle's practical philosophy (mainly ethics, politics). In 2010 he was a coeditor in a thematic issue of Journal for Critique of Science: The Managerial revolution. He is the author of several scientific articles.

 

Boris VezjakBoris Vezjak

Associate professor of philosophy in the department of philosophy in Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Education in Maribor, Slovenia, where he also teaches. His field of interest cover various topics, such as history of philosopy, discourse theory, media analysis and theory of argumentation. He is the author of many articles and has published several books and translations, including these titles: »Plato: Charmides« (1994), »Plato: Philebus« (2000), »Plato: Parmenides« (2001), »They were breathing forcefully: a commentary and chronology of the Petek case« (2005), »The relaxed ideology of Slovenes: on political implications of the philosopheme relaxedness« (2007) and »Mistakes and fallacies in argumentation: a guide to bad argumentation in quotidian life« (2007, together with Janez Bregant), »In media res: journalism between ethics, politics and capital« (2008), »The Twilight of media autonomy: struggles for political hegemony 2004-2008« (2009), »Paranoia, manipulation and rationality« (2010), »Introduction to Socrates for young people« (2011) and »Ad populum: analyses of social discourse« (2012).

 

Simona ZavratnikSimona Zavratnik

Assistant professor of sociology and researcher at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Research Centre for Spatial Sociology. Her research areas include social minorities and marginalized groups, migration and asylum, human rights, modern slavery and human trafficking and, lately, social movements and uprisings. She is the author of numerous scientific and professional articles in social science journals and anthologies, editor of the anthology "Women and Trafficking" (2004) and co-editor of the anthology "Migration - globalization - the EU" (2003). She was visiting researcher (DAAD fellowship) at the Universität Frankfurt, Institut für Sozialforschung (2013). Her current research and activist engagement is dedicated to the fights for decriminalization of participants in uprisings. She joined the editorial board of the Journal for the Critique of Science in 2014 and she also co-edited thematic issue of "Lets' throw them out!" Reflections on the uprising movement in Slovenia” (ČKZ, No. 254, 2013). In addition to her research work she is engaged in project management of European projects.