Assist. Prof. Maja Andrič, Ph. D.








MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Archaeological Analyses of Iron Age Non-Ceramic Finds ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Archaeology of Early Medieval Period ǀ

Assist. Prof. Benjamin Štular, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

From Small Archaeological Objects to History ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Janka Istenič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Interdisciplinary Research of Archaeological Sites ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Palynology ǀ

Assist. Prof. Maja Andrič, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Roman Towns between the Adriatic and the Danube River ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Romanization ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

The Neolithic and Eneolithic Periods in the Northern Adriatic ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

The Pile-Dwelling Period in the Southeastern Alpine Region ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Tool Hoards of the La Tène and Roman Periods ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Tiva Vlaj,

Secretary

Postgraduate School ZRC SAZU Secretariat, Novi trg 2, 1st floor, Ljubljana
01 470 64 52
Tiva.Vlaj@zrc-sazi.si
Mon-Fri, 8.00-16.00

Secretary at Postgraduate School ZRC SAZU:

  • front desk
  • student affairs office
  • international office




MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Anthropology of Consciousness and Practices of Awareness ǀ

Assist. Prof. Maja Petrović Šteger, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Anthropology of Fertility ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Duška Kneževič Hočevar, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Cosmology of Mesoamerican Societies ǀ

Prof. Ivan Šprajc, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Epistemological pluralism and “decolonizing” methods in ethnographic research ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Laughing Politically: Toward the Anthropology of Humor ǀ

Prof. Tanja Petrović, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Public anthropology, social engagement and activism ǀ

Assist. Prof. Ana Hofman, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Research Methodology in Anthropological Linguistics ǀ

Karmen Kenda-Jež, Ph.D.,

Prof. Borut Telban, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Space and Movement: Towards Anthropology of Locations and Migrations ǀ

Assist. Prof. Nataša Gregorič Bon, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Assist. Prof. Benjamin Štular, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Archaeology, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts



bstular@zrc-sazu.si

Education: 

BA Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 2001)

MA Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 2005)

Ph.D. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 2007)

 

Research interests:

Digital archaeology with special focus on GIS and LiDAR (ALS) derived data in archaeology; Early and High Medieval (7th-12th c.) archaeology; advanced methods of archaeological documentation and dissemination (digital archives, web-services).



  • 2005: Researcher Exchange, Archeologický ústav SAV, Nitra, Slovakia;
  • 2005: Researcher Exchange, Lehrstuhl für Archäologie des Mittelalters und der Neuzeit, Die Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany;
  • 2008: Guest-lecturer at the Geisteswissenschaftliche Zentrum Geschichte und Kultur Ostmitteleuropas (GWZO), University of Leipzig, Germany;
  • 2009: Researchers Exchange Program, Visual and Spatial Technology Centre at the University of Birmingham, UK;
  • 2010: Researcher Exchange, Fornleifastofnun Íslands, Reykyavik, Iceland;
  • 2011: Post-doctoral education at the MSHE C.N. Ledoux, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France;
  • 2014: CENDARI TNA Research Fellow for digital humanities at Trinity College Dublin;
  • 2015: Guest-lecturer at the University of Arkansas, USA;
  • 2016: Guest-lecturer at the University of Graz, Austria.

  • 2007-2008: A member of the editorial board of the scientific journal Arheo;
  • 2011-2012: Project consultant “Mittelalter- und Neuzeitarchäologie in Österreich – eine Bilanz” (in organisation of: Die Österreichische Gesellschaft für Mittelalterarchäologe: Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte der Universität Wien: Institut für Archäologien der Universität Innsbruck: Institut für Archäologie der Universität Graz: Bundesdenkmalamt, Abteilung für Bodendenkmale: Institut für Realienkunde der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften);
  • 2010-2013: Project consultant “HALL-IMPACT: Disentangling climate and culture impact on prehistoric alpine cultures” (gefördert durch ÖAW/Alpenforschung);
  • 2013- : A member of the editorial board of the scientific journal Arheološki vestnik (Acta Archaeologica);
  • 2016- : Advisory Board Member, SPARC Program at the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies, University of Arkansas, USA.

  • Štular, B. and S. Štuhec 2015. 3D archaeology : early Medieval earrings from Kranj. iTunes, ZRC Publishing, Ljubljana.
  • Štular, B. (ed.) 2015. Smlednik Castle. – E-Monographiae Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae 8, ZRC Publishing, Ljubljana.
  • Štular, B. (ed.) 2013, Grad Smlednik : Izkopavanja 2011-2012. ZVKD, Ljubljana.
  • Štular, B., A. Ornik Turk in A. Pleterski 2013. Dotik dediščine. iTunes, ZRC Publishing, Ljubljana.
  • Štular, B., Ž. Kokalj, K.  Oštir and L. Nuninger 2012, Visualization of lidar-derived relief models for detection of archaeological features. Journal of archaeological science vol. 39, issue 11, pp. 3354-3360.
  • Štular, B. 2011, The use of lidar-derived relief models in archaeological topography : the Kobarid region (Slovenia) case study. Arheološki vestnik 62, pp. 393-432.
  • Štular, B. 2009. Mali grad : visokosrednjeveški grad v Kamniku = Mali grad : high medieval castle in Kamnik, (Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae, 15). Inštitut za arheologijo ZRC SAZU: ZRC Publishing, Ljubljana. 
  • for full list see http://splet02.izum.si/cobiss/bibliography?code=27737&langbib=eng

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Archaeological Analyses of Iron Age Non-Ceramic Finds ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Archaeology of Early Medieval Period ǀ

Assist. Prof. Benjamin Štular, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

From Small Archaeological Objects to History ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Janka Istenič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Interdisciplinary Research of Archaeological Sites ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Palynology ǀ

Assist. Prof. Maja Andrič, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Roman Towns between the Adriatic and the Danube River ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Romanization ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

The Neolithic and Eneolithic Periods in the Northern Adriatic ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

The Pile-Dwelling Period in the Southeastern Alpine Region ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Tool Hoards of the La Tène and Roman Periods ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.

Research Adviser, Institute of Archaeology, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts



jana.horvat@zrc-sazu.si

Education:

B. Sc. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1984)

M. Sc. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1989) 

Ph. D. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1994) 

 

Research interests:

  • Romanisation of the south-eastern Alpine region (settlement, military equipment, ceramics; mainly the archaeological sites in western and central Slovenia: Sermin, Razdrto – Ocra, Vrhnika – Nauportus);
  • Settlement development of Poetovio (topography, industrial quarters);
  • Diachronic archaeological research of the high mountains area (field survey, chronology, function of the sites).


  • Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München, Institut für Vor- und Frühgeschichte und Provinzialrömische Archäologie (Germany) (1989/1990).

  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal Arheološki vestnik.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the book series Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae (Ljubljana), E-Monographiae Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae (Ljubljana), Zentraleuropäische Archäologie (Vienna) and Polymnia (Trieste).

  • Horvat, J., P. Peterle Udovič, T. Tolar, B. Toškan 2016. Območje pristanišča v Navportu / The port area of Nauportus. Arheološki vestnik 67, 2016, 177-258.
  • Horvat, J., B. Žbona-Trkman 2016. The 3rd century military equipment in south-western Slovenia. V: Horvat, J. (ur.). The Roman army between the Alps and the Adriatic, Opera Instituti archaeologici Sloveniae 31, Studia Alpium et Adriae 1, Ljubljana: Založba ZRC,  99-120.
  • Horvat, J. 2015. The consolidation of Roman authority in the hinterland of the northern Adriatic. In: Y. Marion, F.  Tassaux (eds.). AdriAtlas et l´histoire de l´espace adriatique du VIe s. a.C. au VIIIe s. p.C., Bordeaux: Ausonius, 2015, 273-291.
  • Horvat, J. 2015. Early Roman military finds from prehistoric settlements in the Gorenjska region / Zgodnjerimske vojaške najdbe s prazgodovinskih naselbin na Gorenjskem. In: J. Istenič, B. Laharnar, J. Horvat (eds.), Evidence of the Roman army in Slovenia / Sledovi rimske vojske na Slovenskem, Katalogi in monografije 41, Ljubljana: Narodni muzej Slovenije, 171-209. 
  • Bernardini, F., G. Vinci, J. Horvat, A. De Min, E. Forte, S. Furlani, D. Lenaz, M. Pipan, W. Zao, A. Sgambati, M.  Potleca, R. Micheli, A. Fragiacomo, C. Tuniz 2015. Early Roman military fortifications and the origin of Trieste, Italy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America [Online ed.], March 2015, vol. 112, no. 13, E1520-E1529.
  • Horvat, J. 2013. Roman sites in the high altitude areas of Slovenia. In: S. Magnani, P. Mior, L. Gregoratti (eds.),  Le aree montane come frontiere : spazi d’interazione e connettività, Studi di frontiera, 1, Roma: Aracne, 141-153.
  • Horvat, J. and A. Dolenc Vičič 2010. Arheološka najdišča Ptuja. Rabelčja vas / Archaeological Sites of Ptuj. Rabelčja vas, Opera Instituti archaeologici Sloveniae 20, Ljubljana.
  • Horvat, J. 2010. First century BC Roman fortifications in the Eastern Alps. In: P. Herz, P. Schmid, O. Stoll (eds.), Zwischen Region und Reich. Das Gebiet der oberen Donau im Imperium Romanum, Region im Umbruch 3, Berlin, 135-159.
  • Horvat, J. and A. Bavdek 2009. Okra. Vrata med Sredozemljem in Srednjo Evropo / Ocra. The gateway between the Mediterranean and Central Europe, Ljubljana.
  • Horvat, J. 2009, Selected Aspects of Romanisation in Western and Central Slovenia. In: G. Cuscito (ed.), Aspetti e problemi della romanizzazione. Venetia, Histria e arco Alpino orientale, Antichità Altoadriatiche 68, Trieste, 355-381.
  • Horvat, J. 2008, Early Roman horrea at Nauportus, Mélanges de l’Ecole française de Rome, Antiquité 120/1, 111-121.
  • Mušič, B. and J. Horvat, 2007. Nauportus – an Early Roman trading post at Dolge njive in Vrhnika. The results of geophysical prospecting using a variety of independent methods / Nauportus – zgodnjerimska trgovska postojanka na Dolgih njivah na Vrhniki, Rezultati geofizikalne raziskave z več neodvisnimi metodami. Arheološki vestnik 58, 2007, 219-283.
  • Horvat, Jana et al. 2003. Poetovio. Development and Topography.  In: M. Šašel Kos, P. Scherrer (eds.), The Autonomous Towns of Noricum and Pannonia, Pannonia I, Situla 41, Ljubljana, 153-190.
  • Horvat, J. 2002. The Hoard of Roman Republican Weapons from Grad near Šmihel / Zaklad rimskega republikanskega orožja z Gradu pri Šmihelu pod Nanosom, Arheološki vestnik 53, 117-192.
  • Horvat, J. 1999. Roman Provincial Archaeology in Slovenia Following the Year 1965: Settlement and Small Finds. Arheološki vestnik 50, 215-257.
  • Horvat, J. 1997. Sermin. Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae 3, Ljubljana.
  • Horvat, J. 1990.  Nauportus (Vrhnika), Dela 33, Znanstvenoraziskovalni center SAZU, Inštitut za arheologijo 16. Ljubljana: Slovenska akademija znanosti in umetnosti.

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Archaeological Analyses of Iron Age Non-Ceramic Finds ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Archaeology of Early Medieval Period ǀ

Assist. Prof. Benjamin Štular, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

From Small Archaeological Objects to History ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Janka Istenič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Interdisciplinary Research of Archaeological Sites ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Palynology ǀ

Assist. Prof. Maja Andrič, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Roman Towns between the Adriatic and the Danube River ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Romanization ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

The Neolithic and Eneolithic Periods in the Northern Adriatic ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

The Pile-Dwelling Period in the Southeastern Alpine Region ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Tool Hoards of the La Tène and Roman Periods ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Assoc. Prof. Janka Istenič, Ph.D.

Research Adviser, Museum Adviser, National Museum of Slovenia



janka.istenic nms.si

Education:

B.Sc. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1985) 

Ph.D. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1993) 

 

Research interests: 

Period 1985-1999: 

  • Roman pottery (especially local productions) and other small finds, Roman cemeteries 

After 1999: 

  • Roman military equipment and sites (especially from the River Ljubljanica and sites in the Idrija region)
  • Archaeometry (metals – especially brass, glass)
  • Roman provincial archaeology

 

Selected exhibitions:

  • (with Nestorović, A.), Images of the World engraved in Jewels, Roman gems in Slovenia. The National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana, 13. 12. 2005-26. 3. 2006, Regional Museum, Celje, 13. 4.-18. 6. 2006, Regional Museum, Ptuj, 23. 6.-27. 8. 2006. Ljubljana; Celje; Ptuj, 2005-2006. 
  • The Ljubljanica – a River and its Past, The National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana 15.2.- 31.10. 2009.
  • River and its Past, Armémuseum, Stockholm, 25. 5. 2011 – 8. 1. 2012.
  • Roman Stories from the Crossroads, 14. 8. 2014 –.


  • Landesmuseum Joannum, Graz (Austria) (1986-1987);
  • Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität München, Institut für Vor- und Frühgeschichte und Provinzialrömische Archäologie (Germany) (1987-1988)

  • Corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute
  • Member of Editorial Boards of book series Katalogi in monografije and Situla.

  • Istenič, J. 2015. Celtic or Roman? : late La Tène-style scabbards with copper-alloy or silver openwork plates. In: Vagalinski, L. F., Sharankov, N. (eds.). Limes XXII : proceedings of the 22nd International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies, Ruse, Bulgaria, September 2012, (Bulletin of the National Archaeological Institute 42). Sofia: National Archaeological Institute with Museum, 755-762.
  • Istenič, J. 2015. Traces of Octavian’s military activities at Gradišče in Cerkno and Vrh gradu near Pečine = Sledovi Oktavijanovega vojaškega delovanja na Gradišču v Cerknem in Vrh gradu pri Pečinah. In: Istenič, J., Laharnar, B., Horvat, J. (eds.). Evidence of the Roman army in Slovenia = Sledovi rimske vojske na Slovenskem, (Katalogi in monografije 41). Ljubljana: Narodni muzej Slovenije, 43-73.
  • Istenič, J. 2015. Mali Njivč above Novaki = Mali Njivč nad Novaki. In: Istenič, J., Laharnar, B., Horvat, J. (eds.). Evidence of the Roman army in Slovenia = Sledovi rimske vojske na Slovenskem (Katalogi in monografije 41). Ljubljana: Narodni muzej Slovenije, 365-384. 
  • Istenič, J. 2013. Column grave monument from Emona = Stebrni nagrobni spomenik iz Emone. Arheološki vestnik 64, 149-175.
  • Istenič, J. 2012. Daggers of the Dangstetten type. Arheološki vestnik 63, 159-178.
  • Istenič, J., Šmit, Ž. 2012. A raw glass chunk from the vicinity of Nauportus (Vrhnika). In: Lazar, I., Županek, B. (eds.). Emona: med Akvilejo in Panonijo = between Aquileia and Pannonia, (Zbirka Annales Mediterranei). Koper: Univerza na Primorskem, Znanstveno-raziskovalno središče, Inštitut za dediščino Sredozemlja, Univerzitetna založba Annales, 301-309.
  • Istenič, J., Kosec, L., Perovšek, S., Gosar, M., Nagode, A. 2011. Research on a laddered chape from a Late La Tène scabbard with an openwork fitment from the River Ljubljanica = Raziskave lestvičastega okova poznolatenske nožnice s predrtim okrasom iz Ljubljanice pri Bevkah. Arheološki vestnik 62, 317-337.
  • Istenič, J. 2010. Late La Tène scabbards with non-ferrous openwork plates = Poznolatenske nožnice s predrtim okrasnim okovom iz bakrove zlitine ali srebra. Arheološki vestnik 61, 121-164. 
  • Istenič, J. 2009. The early Roman military route along the river Ljubljanica (Slovenia). In: Morillo, Á., Hanel, N., Martín, E. (eds.). Limes XX : estudios sobre la frontiera romana = Roman frontier studies, (Anejos de Gladius, 13). Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas: Instituto Histórico Hoffmeyer: Ediciones Polifemo; Merida: Instituto de Arqueologá, 855-865.
  • Istenič, J. 2009. Rimsko obdobje. In: Turk, P. et al.  (eds.), Ljubljanica : kulturna dediščina reke. Ljubljana, 241-293 (= Roman period. In: Turk, P. et al. (eds.), The Ljubljanica – a river and its past. Ljubljana, 265-317).
  • Istenič, J., Šmit, Ž. 2007. The beginning of the use of brass in Europe with particular reference to the southeastern Alpine region. In: La Niece, S., Hook, D. R., Craddock, P. T. (eds.). Metals and mines : studies in archaeometallurgy: selected papers from the conference Metallurgy: A Touchstone for Cross-cultural Interaction held at the British Museum 28 -30 April 2005 to celebrate the career of Paul Craddock during his 40 years at the British Museum. London: Archetype: British Museum, 140-147.
  • Istenič, J. 2005. Brooches of the Alesia group in Slovenia. Arheološki vestnik 56, 187-212 
  • Istenič, J. 2005. Evidence for a very late Republican siege at Grad near Reka in Western Slovenia. In: Cencic, J. (ed.), Archäologie der Schlachtfelder – Militaria aus Zerstörungshorizonten” : Akten der 14. Internationalen Roman Military Equipment Conference (ROMEC), Wien, 27. -31. August 2003, (Carnuntum Jahrbuch 2005). Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 77-87.
  • Istenič, J. 2003. The early Roman “Hoard of Vrhnika”: a collection finds from the river Ljubljanica. Arheološki vestnik 54, 281-298.
  • Istenič, J.  2003. A uniface medallion with a portrait of Augustus from the River Ljubljanica (Slovenia). Germania 81/1, [263]-271, 273-276.  
  • Istenič, J., Daszkiewicz, M., Schneider, G. 2003. Local production of pottery and clay lamps at Emona (Italia, regio X). Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautorum acta 38, 83–91.
  • Istenič, J. 2002. Bronze statuette of Apollo from the River Ljubljanica. In: A. Giumlia-Mair (ed.). I bronzi antichi : produzione e tecnologia : atti del XV Congresso Internazionale sui Bronzi Antichi, organizzato dall’Università di Udine, sede di Gorizia, Grado-Aquileia, 22-26 maggio 2001, (Monographies Instrumentum 21). Montagnac: M. Mergoil, 450-455.
  • Istenič, J. 2002. The western cemetery of Poetovio: burial evidence and cultural identity. Histria antiqua 8, 165-173.
  • Istenič, J. 2000. Poetovio, zahodna grobišča II : grobne celote iz Deželnega muzeja Joanneuma v Gradcu : katalog = Poetovio, the western cemeteries II : grave-groups in the Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz : catalogue (Katalogi in monografije 33). Ljubljana: Narodni muzej Slovenije. 
  • Istenič, J., Schneider, G. 2000. Aegean cooking ware in the Eastern Adriatic. Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautorum acta 36, 341-348.
  • Istenič, J. 2000. A Roman late-republican gladius from the River Ljubljanica (Slovenia). Arheološki vestnik 51, 171-182.
  • Istenič, J. 1999. Poetovio, zahodna grobišča I : grobne celote iz Deželnega muzeja Joanneuma v Gradcu = Poetovio, the western cemeteries I : grave-groups in the Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz (Katalogi in monografije 32). Ljubljana: Narodni muzej Slovenije. 

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Archaeological Analyses of Iron Age Non-Ceramic Finds ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Archaeology of Early Medieval Period ǀ

Assist. Prof. Benjamin Štular, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

From Small Archaeological Objects to History ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Janka Istenič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Interdisciplinary Research of Archaeological Sites ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Palynology ǀ

Assist. Prof. Maja Andrič, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Roman Towns between the Adriatic and the Danube River ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Romanization ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

The Neolithic and Eneolithic Periods in the Northern Adriatic ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

The Pile-Dwelling Period in the Southeastern Alpine Region ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Tool Hoards of the La Tène and Roman Periods ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.

Reasearch Advisor, Institute of Archaeology, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts



anton.veluscek@zrc-sazu.si

Education:

  • B. Sc. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1994) 
  • M. Sc. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 1997), 
  • Ph. D. Archaeology (University of Ljubljana, 2001) 

 

Research interests:

  • Neolithic and Eneolithic period in SE Alpine Regions;
  • Wetland Archaeology (pile-dwellings at the Ljubljansko barje);
  • Interdisciplinary Research in Archaeology.


  • Università degli Studi di Trieste, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici (1998).

  • Member of Editorial Board of the book series Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae (Ljubljana), E-Monographiae Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae (Ljubljana) and the magazine SLO (Ljubljana).

  • Velušček, A. 2017, Kronološki odnos med lasinjsko kulturo in kulturo keramike z brazdastim vrezom v severovzhodni Sloveniji = The chronological relationship between the Lasinja culture and the Furchenstich pottery culture in north-eastern Slovenia. Arheološki vestnik 68, 9-84.
  • Tolar, T., Jacomet, S., Velušček, A. 2016. Cereal chaff used as temper in loom-weights : new evidence from a Slovenian Eneolithic pile-dwelling site (ca. 3100 cal BC). Vegetation history and archaeobotany 25/3, 291-301.
  • Čufar, K., Tegel, W., Merela, M., Kromer, B., Velušček, A. 2015, Eneolithic pile dwellings south of the Alps precisely dated with tree-ring chronologies from the north. Dendrochronologia 35/1, 91-98. 
  • Velušček, A. 2014, Absolutna kronologija slovenskega neo- in eneolitika : prispevek za razpravo = Absolute chronology of the Slovenian Neo- and Eneolithic : contribution to discussion. In: Teržan, B., Črešnar, M. (eds.), Absolutno datiranje bronaste in železne dobe na Slovenskem = Absolute dating of Bronze and Iron Ages in Slovenia, Katalogi in monografije 40, 629-644. 
  • Velušček, A., Čufar, K. 2014, Kolišča na Ljubljanskem barju = Pile-dwellings at Ljubljansko barje. In: Tecco Hvala, S. (ed.), Studia praehistorica in honorem Janez Dular, Opera Instituti archaeologici Sloveniae 30, 39-64. 
  • Bernardini, F., De Min, A., Lenaz, D., Kasztovszky, Z., Turk, P., Velušček, A., Szilágyi, V., Tuniz, C., Montagnari Kokelj, E. 2014, Mineralogical and chemical constraints on the provenance of Copper Age polished stone axes of “Ljubljana type” from Caput Adriae. Archaeometry 56/2, 175-202. 
  • Turk, J., Velušček, A. 2013, Multidisciplinary investigations of the pile-dwellings at Ljubljansko barje (Slovenia). Quaternary international 294, 183-189. 
  • Velušček, A. 2011, Arheološke najdbe iz Ciganske jame na Kočevskem iz obdobja po ledeni dobi = Archaeological finds from the Cave of Ciganska jama near Kočevje from the period after the Ice Age. Arheološki vestnik 62, 33-50.
  • Tolar, T., Jacomet, S., Velušček, A, Čufar, K. 2011, Plant economy at a late Neolithic lake dwelling site in Slovenia at the time of the Alpine Iceman. Vegetation history and archaeobotany 20/3, 207-222. 
  • Velušček, A. (ed.). 2011, Spaha, Opera Instituti Archaeologici Sloveniae 22. 
  • Velušček, A., Toškan, B., Čufar, K. 2011, Zaton kolišč na Ljubljanskem barju = The decline of pile-dwellings at Ljubljansko barje. Arheološki vestnik 62, 51-82.
  • Bavdek, A., Mihevc, A., Toškan, B., Velušček, A. 2009, Arheološke najdbe iz Križne jame. Arheološki vestnik 60, 17-31. 
  • Velušček, A. (ed.) 2009, Koliščarska naselbina Stare gmajne in njen čas : Ljubljansko barje v 2. polovici 4. tisočletja pr. Kr. = Stare gmajne pile-dwelling settlement and its era : the Ljubljansko barje in the 2nd half of the 4th millennium BC, Opera Instituti archaeologici Sloveniae 16.
  • Velušček, A. 2009, Ljubljansko barje, problemi razlage virov. Arheološki vestnik 60, 297-315. 
  • Velušček, A. (ed.). 2006, Resnikov prekop : najstarejša koliščarska naselbina na Ljubljanskem barju = the oldest pile-dwelling settlement in the Ljubljansko barje, Opera Instituti archaeologici Sloveniae 10. 
  • Velušček, A. 2006, Une roue et un essieu néolithiques dans le marais de Ljubljana (Slovénie). In: Péterquin, P. et al. (eds.), Premiers chariots, premiers araires : la diffusion de la traction animale en Europe pendant les IVe et IIIe millénaires avant notre ère, Monographie du CRA 29, 39-45.
  • Velušček (ed.) 2004, Hočevarica : eneolitsko kolišče na Ljubljanskem barju = an eneolithic pile dwelling in the Ljubljansko barje, Opera Instituti archaeologici Sloveniae 8.
  • Velušček, A. 2004, Past and present lake-dwelling studies in Slovenia : Ljubljansko barje (the Ljubljana Marsh). In: Menotti, F. (ed.), Living on the lake in prehistoric Europe : 150 years of lake-dwelling research, 69-82.
  • Velušček, K., Čufra, K. 2003, Založnica pri Kamniku pod Krimom na Ljubljanskem barju – naselbina kulture Somogyvár-Vinkovci. Arheološki vestnik 54, 123-158.
  • Velušček, A., Čufar, K., Levanič, T. 2000, Parte-Iščica, arheološke in dendrokronološke raziskave. Arheološki vestnik 51, 83-107.
  • Velušček, A. 1999, Neolithic and eneolithic investigations in Slovenia. Arheološki vestnik 50, 59-79. 
  • Velušček, A., Greif, T. 1998, Talilnik in livarski kalup z Maharskega prekopa na Ljubljanskem barju. Arheološki vestnik 49, 31-53.
  • Čufar, K., Levanič, T., Velušček, A., Kromer, B. 1997, First chronologies of the Eneolithic pile dwellings from the Ljubljana Moor, Slovenia. Dendrochronologia15, 39-50. 
  • Velušček, A. 1997, Impresso keramika iz jame Pejca v Lašci pri Nabrežini. Annales, Series historia et sociologia 7/10, 11-18.
  • Velušček, A. 1995, Proces neolitizacije kot prehod h kmetovanju, prepoznan v mezolitskih kontekstih kraške Dinarske Slovenije?. Arheološki vestnik 46, 327-337.

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Archaeological Analyses of Iron Age Non-Ceramic Finds ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Archaeology of Early Medieval Period ǀ

Assist. Prof. Benjamin Štular, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

From Small Archaeological Objects to History ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Janka Istenič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Interdisciplinary Research of Archaeological Sites ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Palynology ǀ

Assist. Prof. Maja Andrič, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Roman Towns between the Adriatic and the Danube River ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Romanization ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

The Neolithic and Eneolithic Periods in the Northern Adriatic ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

The Pile-Dwelling Period in the Southeastern Alpine Region ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Anton Velušček, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Tool Hoards of the La Tène and Roman Periods ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jana Horvat, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Prof. Ivan Šprajc, Ph.D.

Research Adviser, Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Office: ZRC SAZU, Novi trg 2/V, No. 500
Tel.: 01 4706 497
sprajc@zrc-sazu.si
Office hours: Wednesday 10 – 12

Education: 

B.Sc. Archaeology and Ethnology (University of Ljubljana, 1982)

M.A. History and Ethnohistory (National School of Anthropology and History, Mexico, 1989)

Ph.D. Anthropology (National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1997)

 

Fieldwork:

  • Archaeological excavations at Nahualac, Mexico, 1 month (1986);
  • Ethnology of San Pedro Chenalhó, Chiapas, Mexico, 2 months (1986);
  • Conceptual Relationship of the Planet Venus to Rain and Maize in Mesoamerica, 2 months (1989);
  • Delimitation of archaeological sites, Mexico, 3 months (1992), 2 months (1993), 2 months (1994);
  • Archaeological Reconnaissance in Southeastern Campeche, Mexico, 3 months (1996), 3 months (1998), 2 months (2001), 3 months (2002), 3 months (2004), 2.5 months (2005), 3 months (2007), 2.5 months (2013), 2.5 months (2014);
  • Measurement of orientations in prehispanic Mesoamerican architecture, 1 month (1989), 1 month (1991), 2 months (2010), 2 months (2011), 2 months (2012), 2 months (2013), 1 month (2015).

 

Research interests:

  • Mesoamerican archaeology;
  • Archaeoastronomy, cosmology, religion;
  • Astronomy and architecture, orientations
  • Archaeological surveys;


  • Visiting Professor, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain (2006);

Other

  • Vice President, European Society for Astronomy in Culture (SEAC);
  • Member of Editorial Board the book series Studia Humanitatis, Ljubljana;
  • Member of Editorial Board: Anthropological Notebooks, Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, International Journal of Euro-Mediterranean Studies, Arqueología Mexicana

Selected publications:

  • Šprajc, I. 2016. Lunar alignments in Mesoamerican architecture. Anthropological Notebooks XXII (3): 61–85.
  • Šprajc, I. 2016. Astronomy and power in Mesoamerica. In: Michael A. Rappenglück, Barbara Rappenglück, Nicholas Campion, and Fabio Silva, eds., Astronomy and power: How worlds are structured, BAR International Series 2794, Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, pp. 185-192.
  • Šprajc, I. 2015. Pyramids marking time: Anthony F. Aveni’s contribution to the study of astronomical alignments in Mesoamerican architecture. In: Anne S. Dowd and Susan Milbrath, eds, Cosmology,calendars, and horizon-based astronomy in ancient Mesoamerica, Boulder: University Press of Colorado, pp. 19-36.
  • Šprajc, I. and P. F. Sánchez Nava, 2015. Orientaciones astronómicas en la arquitectura de Mesoamérica: Oaxaca y el Golfo de México. Prostor, kraj, čas 8. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC.
  • Sánchez Nava, P. F., and I. Šprajc, 2015. Orientaciones astronómicas en la arquitectura maya de las tierras bajas. México: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Colección Arqueología, Serie Logos).
  • Šprajc, I. 2015. Astronomical correlates of architecture and landscape in Mesoamerica. In: Clive L. N. Ruggles, ed., Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy, New York: Springer, pp. 715-728;
  • Šprajc, I. 2015. Alignments upon Venus (and other planets) – identification and analysis. In: Clive L. N. Ruggles, ed., Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy, New York: Springer, pp. 507–516
  • Šprajc, I., ed. 2015. Exploraciones arqueológicas en Chactún, Campeche, México. Prostor, kraj, čas 7, Ljubljana: Založba ZRC.
  • Sánchez Nava, P. F., and I. Šprajc, 2013. Equinoxes in Mesoamerican architectural alignments: prehispanic reality or modern myth? In: Ivan Šprajc and Peter Pehani, eds., Ancient cosmologies and modern prophets: Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the European Society for Astronomy in Culture, Anthropological Notebooks XIX, supplement, Ljubljana: Slovene Anthropological Society, pp. 319-337.
  • Šprajc, I., C. Morales-Aguilar, and R. D. Hansen, 2009. Early Maya astronomy and urban planning at El Mirador, Peten, Guatemala. Anthropological Notebooks 15, No. 3: 79-101.
  • Šprajc, I. 2005. More on Mesoamerican cosmology and city plans. Latin American Antiquity 16 (2): 209-216.
  • Šprajc, I. 2004. Astronomical alignments in Río Bec architecture. Archaeoastronomy: The Journal of Astronomy in Culture 18: 98-107.
  • Šprajc, I., W. J. Folan, and R. González Heredia, 2005. Las ruinas de Oxpemul, Campeche: su redescubrimiento después de 70 años en el olvido (1934-2004). Los Investigadores de la Cultura Maya 13, vol. I: 20-27. Campeche: Universidad Autónoma de Campeche
  • Šprajc, I. 2002-2004. Maya sites and monuments in SE Campeche, Mexico. Journal of Field Archaeology 29 (3-4): 385-407.
  • Šprajc, I. 2001. Orientaciones astronómicas en la arquitectura prehispánica del centro de México. México: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Colección Científica 427).
  • Šprajc I. 2000. Astronomical alignments at Teotihuacan, Mexico. Latin American Antiquity 11 (4): 403-415.
  • Šprajc, I. 2000. Astronomical alignments at the Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan, Mexico. Archaeoastronomy no. 25 (Journal for the History of Astronomy, suppl. to vol. 31): S11-S40.
  • Šprajc, I., F. García Cruz, and H. Ojeda Mas, 1997. Reconocimiento arqueológico en el sureste de Campeche, México: informe preliminar. Mexicon 19 (1): 5-12.
  • Šprajc, I. 1996. La estrella de Quetzalcóatl: El planeta Venus en Mesoamérica. México: Editorial Diana.
  • Šprajc, I. 1996. Venus, lluvia y maíz: Simbolismo y astronomía en la cosmovisión mesoamericana. México: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Colección Científica 318) (reprinted in 1998).
  • Šprajc, I. 1993. The Venus-rain-maize complex in the Mesoamerican world view: part I. Journal for the History of Astronomy 24 (parts 1/2, No. 75): 17-70. Cambridge (UK).
  • Šprajc, I. 1993. The Venus-rain-maize complex in the Mesoamerican world view: part II. Archaeoastronomy No. 18 (Journal for the History of Astronomy, Supplement to Vol. 24): S27-S53.

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Anthropology of Consciousness and Practices of Awareness ǀ

Assist. Prof. Maja Petrović Šteger, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Anthropology of Fertility ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Duška Kneževič Hočevar, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Cosmology of Mesoamerican Societies ǀ

Prof. Ivan Šprajc, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Epistemological pluralism and “decolonizing” methods in ethnographic research ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Laughing Politically: Toward the Anthropology of Humor ǀ

Prof. Tanja Petrović, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Public anthropology, social engagement and activism ǀ

Assist. Prof. Ana Hofman, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Research Methodology in Anthropological Linguistics ǀ

Karmen Kenda-Jež, Ph.D.,

Prof. Borut Telban, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Space and Movement: Towards Anthropology of Locations and Migrations ǀ

Assist. Prof. Nataša Gregorič Bon, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6