Assoc. Prof. Duška Kneževič Hočevar, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow, Družbenomedicinski inštitut ZRC SAZU (Sociomedical Institute ZRC SAZU)
Office: ZRC SAZU, Novi trg 2/I, No. 102
Tel.: +386 1 4706 442
Tutorials: Wednesday 10 – 12 a.m.
- B. Sc. in Analytical Sociology: former Faculty of Sociology, Political Sciences, and Journalism (now Faculty of Social Sciences), University of Ljubljana, 1990;
- M. Sc. in Theoretical Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, 1994;
- Ph.D. in Historical Anthropology, Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis (ISH) – The Graduate Faculty of Humanities, Ljubljana, 1998.
- Pomurje (NE Slovenia, NUTS 3) – “developed farms” in the following settlements: Bolehnečici, Noršinci, Bokrači, Sodišinci, Bodonci, Černelavci and Bogojina in years, 2012 and 2013.
- Prekmurje (part of Pomurje region) – multigenerational family farms in the following settlements: Zenkovci, Bodonci, Lemerje, Sodišinci and Bokrači in 2009;
- Border region between Slovenia and Croatia – border settlements (Miliči, Paunoviči, Marindol, Bojanci, Adlešiči, Grbajel) in the Lower Kolpa river valley in years: 2001, 2002 and 2003; border settlements in the Western Žumberak (Croatia): Doljani, Dragoševci, Dučići, Radatovići, Pilatovci, Ozalj in years: 2002, 2003 and 2005; border settlements in Bela krajina (Slovenia): Brezovica, Metlika in 2005;
- Border region between Slovenia and Croatia – border settlements (Slovenian and Croatian Kuželj, Grbajel, Osilnica, Sela, Vas-Fara, Delnice, Čabar) in the Upper Kolpa river valley in years: 1993, 1996 and 1999.
- Rurality and domestic violence;
- Family farming (risk and uncertainty, developmental strategies, social suffering, sustainable development, gender and generations relationships on the farms, agricultural national and global politics);
- Demographic anthropology (fertility behaviour, ageing, fertility-migration nexus, demographic models of population dynamics, demographical anthropology as alternative demography);
- International borders (processes of collective identifications, political and nation-building discourses on borders/boundaries, local understandings of boundaries);
- Ethnicity and nationalism.
- 2005: nine-day summer school in the framework of international pedagogic project (The International Higher Education Support Programme of the Open Society Institute-HESP; 2003-2006); Summer School 2: post-colony and post-socialism contexts in social scientific writing and teaching. Ulcinj, Črna Gora (Montenegro), 4-13 August.
- 2006: one-week teaching tour in the framework of international pedagogic project HESP: D. Knežević Hočevar. Fertility as constitutive topic of nationalist discourse: media representing nation’s reproduction in post-socialist Slovenia: [Univ. of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication Studies, 14 April]. D. Knežević Hočevar. How nationhood is shaped through the discussion of reproduction: some dilemmas in studying the national population [Univ. ‘Ştefan cel Mare’ of Suceava, 17 April].
- 2010: two-week guest visiting at the Univ. of Stavanger – Faculty of Arts and Education, in the framework of the Norwegian mechanism – Teaching Mobility. Lectures: D. Knežević Hočevar. Demographic engineering: talk about the fertility migration nexus [seminar entitled ‘Migration in Europe: New Dimensions, Interdisciplinary Approaches, Plural Perspectives’, Univ. of Stavanger, 26 September-13 October]. Stavanger. Viewpoints on migration, gender and family: [seminar entitled ‘Migration in Europe: New Dimensions, Interdisciplinary Approaches, Plural Perspectives’, University of Stavanger, 26 September-13 October].
- Faculty member in the African-European Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Migration Studies (European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations – EMMIR; elective course: Situating Fertility in Population Dynamics), University of Nova Gorica;
- founding member (1992) and former secretary (1996-1998) of the Slovenian anthropological society (Društvo antropologov Slovenije – DAS);
- Since 1994 holds membership in the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA);
- From 1997 to 2005 was a founding member and member of the Administrative board of the international Centro studi sulle aree di confine – Centre for Border Area Studies, BAS-SAC (1997) in Tarvisio, Italy;
- From 2001 to 2003 was a member of the American Anthropological Association (AAA);
- Since 2001 holds membership in the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP).
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. »Kdor ne tvega, ni kmet!«: k antropologiji tveganja in negotovosti (“The person who does not take a risk is not a farmer!” Towards anthropology of risk and uncertainty). Glasnik Slovenskega etnološkega društva, 2015, 55 (3/4): 61‒69.
- Anthropological notebooks. Knežević Hočevar, Duška (guest editor 2014). [Tiskana izd.]. Ljubljana: Društvo antropologov Slovenije: = Slovene Anthropological Society, 1995-.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška, Černič Istenič, Majda. In pursuit of knowledge-based Slovenia: is knowledge transfer to agriculture stuck in faculties? Anthropological notebooks, ISSN 1408-032X. [Tiskana izd.], 2014, 20 (3): 103‒120.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. Community care of older people in rural setting a case study from Slovenia. Anthropological notebooks, ISSN 1408-032X. [Tiskana izd.], 2014, 20 (1): 35‒50.
- Černič Istenič, Majda, Knežević Hočevar, Duška. Intergenerational assistance on family farms in Slovenia: expectations and practices. Eastern European Countryside, 2013, 19: 77‒103, doi: 10.2478/eec-2013-0005.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. 2013. Etnografija medgeneracijskih odnosov: Dom in delo na kmetijah skozi življenjske pripovedi (Ethnography of Intergenerational Relationships: Home and Work on Farms through Life Stories). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. 2012. Family farms in Slovenia: who did the measures ‘setting up of yourng farmers’ and ‘early retirement’ actually address? Family farms in Slovenia: who did the measures ‘setting up of young farmers’ and ‘early retirement’ actually address? Anthropological notebooks, 18 (1): 65‒89.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. 2011. To plan cross-border cooperation through the developmental programme Slovenia-Croatia 2007-2013: an anthropologist’s objections. In: Anita Ziegerhofer-Prettenthaler, Michael Kissener, Jan Kusber, (eds.). Zwischenräume: Grenznahe Beziehungen in Europa seit den 1970er Jahren. Innsbruck; Wien; Bozen: Studien Verlag, pp. 147–159.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. Zamišljanje nacionalnega prebivalstva Slovenije v dokumentih o njegovi demografski obnovi (Imagining national population in the documents of its demographic renewal). In: Petrović, Tanja (ed.), Politike reprezentacije v Jugovzhodni Evropi na prelomu stoletij, (Kulturni spomin, ISSN 2232-3872). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, 2011, pp. 22‒59.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. 2011. Obrazi migracij v govoru o rodnosti (Faces of Migration in Discussions about Fertility). Dve domovini, 33: 7–22.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška, Černič Istenič, Majda. 2010. Dom in delo na kmetijah: raziskava odnosov med generacijami in spoloma (Home and Work on Farms: The Study of Generations and Gender Relationships). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. The Kolpa River as linguistic and/or political border line between Slovenia and Croatia. In: Promitzer, Christian, Klaus-Jürgen Hermanik, Eduard G. Staudinger (eds.). (Hidden) minorities: language and ethnic identity between Central Europe and the Balkans, (Studies on South East Europe, vol. 5). Wien; Berlin: Lit, cop. 2009, pp. 217–236.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. Antropološka demografija: spodletela združitev antropologije in demografije? (Anthropological Demography: A Failed Merger of Anthropology and Demography?). Glasnik Slovenskega etnološkega društva, 2008, 48 (1/2): 5–12.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. 2007. A diploma and children; having both: a case study. Anthropological notebooks, 13 (2): 73–94.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. Ideologies of ‘Fortress Europe’ in two Slovenian-Croatian borderlands: case studies from Žumberak and Bela krajina. In: Armstrong, Warwick, James Anderson (eds.). Geopolitics of European Union enlargement: the fortress empire, (Transnationalism, Routledge research in transnationalism, 20). London; New York: Routledge, cop. 2007, pp.  –222.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. Ali se Žumberčani večinoma poročajo med seboj?: primer župnije v Radatovićih (Have been people from the Žumberak region in Croatia mostly intermarrying among themselves? The case of the Žumberak parish in Radatovići). Dve domovini, 2007, 25: 109–134.
- Knežević Hočevar, Duška. ‘We were as one’: local and national narratives of a border regime between Slovenia and Croatia. In: Anderson, James, Liam O’Dowd, Thomas M. Wilson (eds.). Culture and cooperation in Europe’s borderlands, (European studies, ISSN 1568-1858, 19). Amsterdam; New York: Rodopi, 2003, pp. 171–194.
MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES
Assist. Prof. Maja Petrović Šteger, Ph. D.,
Assoc. Prof. Duška Kneževič Hočevar, Ph.D.,
Prof. Borut Telban, Ph.D.,
Prof. Ivan Šprajc, Ph.D.,
Assoc. Prof. Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Ph.D.,
Prof. Tanja Petrović, Ph.D.,
Assist. Prof. Ana Hofman, Ph.D.,
Karmen Kenda-Jež, Ph.D.,
Prof. Borut Telban, Ph.D.,
Assist. Prof. Nataša Gregorič Bon, Ph.D.,