Prof. Marina Lukšič Hacin, Ph.D.

Office: ZRC SAZU, Novi trg 2, 4th floor
Ph.: 01 4706486
luksic@zrc-sazu.si

Education

  • PhD in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, 1998
  • MA in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana 1994
  • BA in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, 1989

 

Academic and research positions

  • Research advisor, 14. 10. 2010, Znanstveni svet ZRC SAZU
  • Senior research fellow, 6. 6. 2005, Znanstveni svet ZRC SAZU
  • Research fellow, 30. 5. 2000, Znanstveni svet ZRC SAZU
  • Associate professor, Sociology, University of Nova Gorica (first appointment: 26.5. 2008 – 25.5. 2013; second appointment : 11. 7. 2014 – 10. 7. 2019)
  • Assistant professor, Social and Political Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (2000 – 2008)
  • Assistant, Social and Political Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (1993-2000)

 

Employment

  • ZRC SAZU, Slovenian Migration Institute; permanent position (15. 11. 1989 – )
  • University of Nova Gorica, School of humanities; part time (1. 9. 2008 – )
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences; part time (2004-2006)



Leadership and competences:

  • 1999 – Head of the Slovenian Migration Institute ZRC SAZU
  • 2010 – Director of the international MA study ‘European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations’ at the School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica
  • 2010 – Consortium committee member of the Europan Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (Erasmus Mundus programme)
  • 2011- Editor-in-charge of a scientific journal Dve domovini/Two Homelands (SSCI, SCOPUS)
  • 2010 – Member of the Senate of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica
  • 2014- Member of the Scientific Council of Humanities III, University of Nova Gorica
  • 2004 – 2010 Member and vice president of the Board of Directors ZRC SAZU
  • 2005-2013 Consortium committee member of the Joint MA study programme ‘Migration and Intercultural relations’

Project leader

International projects:

  • 2002 – 2005 National coordinator of a Comenius project ‘Migration and Intercultural relations: Challenge for European Schools Today’ (leading partner: Stavanger University College, Norway)
  • 2003 – 2006 National coordinator of a Comenius project ‘Www-supported Learning in Migration/Intercultural Relations – a Joint MA Programme for Collaborative Learning and Cultural Awareness 2005 – 2008 National coordinator of a Comenius project ‘Learning Migration’ (leading partner: Stavanger University College, Norway)

Projects financed by the European Social Fund:

  • 2008 Project leader: Encouraging Intercultural Dialogue through Migration Research (for the Ministry of the Interior)
  • 2009-2011 Project coordinator: Professional Bases, Strategies and Theoretical Frameworks of Education for Intercultural Relations and Active Citizenship (for the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports)
  • 2016-2021 Project leader: Strengthening Educational Staff’s Social and Civic Competences – Only (with) others we are (for the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports)

Bilateral projects with neighbouring countries

  • 2011-2014 National project coordinator: EDUKA – Educating for Diversity (Slovenia-Italy)

National projects

  • 2000 Expert report: ‘Strategy for emigrants’, financed by the governmental Office for Slovenians Abroad
  • 2001 – 2004 Project leader: The Role and the Significance of Women in the Preservation of Cultural Tradition among Emigrants
  • 2009-2010 Project Leader: Equal Opportunities in Slovenian Diplomacy (for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia)
  • 2018-2020 Project Leader : Social, economic and cultural history of the Slovenian emigration 1945-2015

 

Educational activity:

Norway

  • 2012-2019 Module leader at Faculty of Arts and Education, University of Stavanger, Norway; Study programme “European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations” (Erasmus Mundus programme): Module 1 – Theorising Migration and Integration (2012- 2018); Module 2: Multiculturalizm, Citizenship and Education (2013 – 2018) and Module 3: Contoversies over Multiculturalism (2018-2019).

Slovenia:

  • 1992-2000 University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, module: Sociology of education, assistant
  • 1993-1999 University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, module: Civilisations, assistant
  • 1999- 2007 University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, module: Civilisations, module leader
  • 2001-2004 University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, module: Sociological aspects of the professional identity of the teaching profession, module leader
  • 2008-2010 University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, module: Culture, globalisation and multiculturalism (graduate level), module leader
  • 2004- 2012 University of Nova Gorica, study programme: Comparative Study of Ideas and Cultures, module: Slovenian emigrants between tradition and modernity, module leader
    2006- 2012 University of Nova Gorica, study programme Joint MA in Migration and Intercultural Relations, module: Slovenian emigrants between tradition and modernity, module leader
  • 2012- 2019 Postgraduate School of ZRC SAZU, module: Slovenian expatriates between tradition and Modernity, module leader

Module leader, graduate study programmes at the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Social Sciences University of Ljubljana:

  • 2005/2006 Department of Slovenian studies, Faculty of Arts: Emigration of Slovenians to Argentina – political economic perspective
  • 2006-2008 Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts: Slovenian emigrants
  • 2007- 2010 Department of History, Faculty of Arts: Politics of migration
  • 2007- 2010 Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts: Slovenian emigrants between tradition and modernity
  • 2010-2012 Faculty of Social Sciences: Multiculturalism and integration

Supervisions:

Supervisions/mentorships at various faculties of the University of Ljubljana, the University of Nova Gorica and the University of Stavanger:

  • BA thesis: 30 (27 as mentor, 3 as co-mentor)
  • MA thesis: 7 (6 as mentor, 1 as co-mentor)
  • PhD dissertations: 5 (4 as mentor, 1 as co-mentor)

Ongoing:

  • PhD dissertations 4 (Tanja Cukjati; Marina Teresa Mahdavi, Anja Polajnar, Asja Pehar)
  • MA dissertations 1 (Stephen Ogwere)

Research supervisor at the Slovenian Migration Institute ZRC SAZU to three researchers.

Awards:

  • Mentor to Maša Mikola, who was awarded Prešernova nagrada(University award) for her BA thesis: Ethnic choice: from Australian Slovenians to Slovenian Australians (Faculty of Social Sciences UL) *Mentor to Miralem Zec, who was awarded Prešernova nagrada (Faculty award) for his BA thesis: Teacher’s (lack of) power when dealing with deviant behaviour in a group: qualitative analysis of selected cases (Faculty of Education UL)
  • Mentor to Mojca Vah, who was awarded Prešernova nagrada (Faculty award) for her BA thesis: The New Transnational Social Spaces: The impact of Transnationalisation of Space on Habitats of Meaning (Faculty of Social Sciences).
  • Mentor to Mojca Vah Jevšnik, who received an award for the overall performance during the MA study programme JMMIR at the University of Nova Gorica.

 

Editor, editorial board:

  • 2008 – 2012 member of the editorial board Thesis Kosova
  • 2010 – editor-in-charge Dve domovini /Two homelands
  • 2014- member of the editorial board book series Thought, society, culture. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang
  • 2018 – member of the editorial board Družboslovne razprave

 

Membership in expert committees in Slovenia and abroad:

  • 2003-2006 member of the expert core group of the national research field Narodno vprašanje
  • 2004-2006 status of a migration expert at the Ministry of Education and Sports
  • 2006-2011 member of the ARRS team of evaluators, call for papers ‘Knowledge for Safety and Peace’
  • 2005-2012 consortium committee member, Joint Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (JMMIR)
  • 2010 – consortium committee member, European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (Erasmus Mundus programme)
  • 2013 – member of the committee for selection of research programme evaluators for social sciences
  • 2013 – member of the team of experts, implementation of the strategy of cooperation between Slovenia and Slovenian emigrants
  • 2015 – member of the ARRS Scientific Research Council for Social Sciences

 

Membership in international associations:

  • Society for Slovene Studies
  • Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism
  • Association for Teacher Education in Europe
  • Association of European Migration Institutions
  • International Sociological Association

 

Membership in Slovenian associations:

  • Slovenian Sociological Association
  • Slovene Anthropological Society

 

Expert activity with international impact:

  • 2008 Invited by the Ministry of Health as an expert in migration and multiculturalism to give a lecture on the intercultural dialogue at the ‘Horizontal working group on drugs,’ Council of the European Union, 12. 6. 2008.
  • 2008 Invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to organise training at the ‘School of Diplomacy’ – Module 5 of the 8th European diplomatic programme, Brdo pri Kranju, 15. – 17. 5. 2008; the training was implemented by myself and the ZRC SAZU research team
  • 2008 Providing a seminar on the intercultural dialogue in education to professors from the former Yugoslavian republic, during Slovenian EU presidency
  • 2011 Invited by the president of the Republic of Slovenia, Danilo Turk, to attend the international conference Living together: combining diversity and freedom in 21st century Europe (Bled 2011)
  • 2011 Introductory lecture at the Parliament of the Republic of Slovenia about integration of immigrants and education
  • 2012 Introductory lecture at the Parliament of the Republic of Slovenia as part of the meeting of Slovenians Abroad.
  • 2015 Economic prospects of the Western Balkans: invited lecture at the European Parliament conference in Ljubljana “What is the (new) European perspective of the Western Balkans?”, 27. XI.2015

  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Zgodbe in pričevanja : Slovenci na Švedskem. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2001.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Multikulturalizem in migracije, (Zbirka ZRC, 22). Ljubljana: ZRC SAZU, Založba ZRC, 1999.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Ko tujina postane dom : resocializacija in narodna identiteta pri slovenskih izseljencih, (Zbirka Sophia, 1995, 7). Ljubljana: Znanstveno in publicistično središče, 1995.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Refugees as a part of the global socio-political-economic migration triangle of causality. V: ŽAGAR, Igor Ž. (ur.), et al. The disaster of European refugee policy : perspectives from the “Balkan route”. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2018, str. 55-65.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Selitvena dinamika slovenskega prostora v zgodovinski perspektivi. Dve domovini : razprave o izseljenstvu, 2018, št. 48, str. 55-72.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Sociologija mednarodnih selitev in njeni začetki v Sloveniji skozi tematizacije slovenskih izseljencev. V: ŽITNIK SERAFIN, Janja (ur.), KALC, Aleksej (ur.). Raziskovanje slovenskega izseljenstva : vidiki, pristopi, vsebine. 1. izd. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU. 2017, str. 37-48.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Refugee flows and the complexity of social relations : the case of Slovenia. V: ZENNER, Hans-Peter (ur.), ŠELIH, Alenka (ur.). Human rights and refugees, (Nova acta Leopoldina, ISSN 0369-5034, Neue Folge, Nr. 415). Halle (Saale): Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften; Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft. 2017, neue Folge, nr. 415, str. 31-37.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Theorizing the concept of multiculturalism through Taylor’s ‘politics of recognition’. Dve domovini : razprave o izseljenstvu, 2016, št. 44, str. 79-91.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Izseljevanje Slovencev od devetnajstega stoletja do osamosvojitve Slovenije = Emigration of Slovenians from the nineteenth century to Slovenia’s attainment of independence. Geografija v šoli, 2016, letn. 24, št. 2/3, str. 32-43
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Women migrants and gender relations : patriarchy in the time of aleksandrinke. V: MILHARČIČ-HLADNIK, Mirjam (ur.). From Slovenia to Egypt : Aleksandrinke’s trans-Mediterranean domestic workers’ migration and national imagination, (Transkulturelle Perspektiven, Bd. 13). Göttingen: V&R Unipress. cop. 2015, str. 157-171.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina, TOPLAK, Kristina. Teoretizacija multikulturalizma in etnične ekonomije v luči ohranjanja kulturne dediščine med migranti. Dve domovini : razprave o izseljenstvu, 2012, št. 35, str. 107-117.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina, MILHARČIČ-HLADNIK, Mirjam. Kulture, civilizacije, nacionalne kulture. V: LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina (ur.), MILHARČIČ-HLADNIK, Mirjam (ur.), SARDOČ, Mitja (ur.). Medkulturni odnosi kot aktivno državljanstvo. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU. 2011, str. 23-29.
  • MILHARČIČ-HLADNIK, Mirjam, LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Identitete, pripadnosti, identifikacije. V: LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina (ur.), MILHARČIČ-HLADNIK, Mirjam (ur.), SARDOČ, Mitja (ur.). Medkulturni odnosi kot aktivno državljanstvo. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU. 2011, str. 31-39.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Teorije, politike in strategije sobivanja v raznolikosti. V: LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina (ur.), MILHARČIČ-HLADNIK, Mirjam (ur.), SARDOČ, Mitja (ur.). Medkulturni odnosi kot aktivno državljanstvo. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU. 2011, str. 127-136.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Multikulturalizem kot spoštljivo sobivanje v raznolikosti. V: LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina (ur.), MILHARČIČ-HLADNIK, Mirjam (ur.), SARDOČ, Mitja (ur.). Medkulturni odnosi kot aktivno državljanstvo. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU. 2011, str. 147-159.
  • VAH JEVŠNIK, Mojca, LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Theorising immigrant/ethnic entrepreneurship in the context of welfare states. Migracijske i etničke teme, 2011, br. 2, str. 249-261
    LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Migracije v teoretskem diskurzu. V: ŠTIH, Peter (ur.), BALKOVEC, Bojan (ur.). Migracije in slovenski prostor od antike do danes, (Zbirka Zgodovinskega časopisa, ISSN 1408-3531, 39). Ljubljana: Zveza zgodovinskih društev Slovenije. 2010, str. 8-23
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Večkulturno državljanstvo in večetični patriotizem?!. V: GABER, Slavko (ur.), et al. Za manj negotovosti : aktivno državljanstvo, zdrav življenjski slog, varovanje okolja. V Ljubljani: Pedagoška fakulteta. 2009, str. 59-74.
  • VAH JEVŠNIK, Mojca, LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Contemporary implications of multiculturalism policies for European welfare states. Dve domovini : razprave o izseljenstvu, 2008, št. 28, str. 7-21.
  • LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina. Tematizacija pojmov povratnik in povratništvo. V: LUKŠIČ-HACIN, Marina (ur.). Spet doma? : povratne migracije med politiko, prakso in teorijo, (Migracije, 11). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU. 2006, str. 133-144.

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Ecoculture: Studies of Animals and Nature in Folklore, Literature and Culture ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Marjetka Golež Kaučič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Folk and Literary: Folklore and Intertextual Aspects ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Marjetka Golež Kaučič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Intertextuality and Cultural Memory ǀ

Prof. Marko Juvan, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Ritual ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Marjetka Golež Kaučič, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Short folklore forms in culture and society ǀ

Asist. prof. Saša Babič, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Slovenian Emigrants between Tradition and the Present ǀ

Prof. Marina Lukšič Hacin, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

The Language of Objects: Topics in Slovenian Material Culture ǀ

Prof. Maja Godina Golija, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

The Role of Woman in Slovenian Society and Culture ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Mirjam Milharčič Hladnik, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Tradition and Ethics ǀ

Prof. Edvard Kovač, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Tragedy in Theater, Culture, and Society ǀ

Prof. Krištof Jacek Kozak, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Word – Music – Ritual ǀ

Assist. Prof. Metoda Kokole, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6