Prof. Jelica Šumič Riha, Ph. D.

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



jsumr@zrc-sazu.si

Academic qualifications

  • BA in Philosophy and Comparative Literature in 1983 (Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • MA in Philosophy in 1985 (Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1992 (Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

 

Postgraduate studies abroad

– 1985–1986 département de philosophie, Université Paris 8 (Supervisor: Prof. A. Badiou)

– 1989–1990 Ecole des hautes études en science sociales, Paris (Supervisor: Prof. Oswald Ducrot)

– 1990–1991 Centre de philosophie du Droit, Université Paris 2 (Sorbonne) (Supervisor: Prof. P. Amselek)

– 1995–1996 département de philosophie, Université Paris 8 (Supervisor: Prof. A. Badiou)

 

Employment

– 1983–1985 young researcher, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

– since 1986 research fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana

– present position: research advisor at the Institute of Philosophy, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana

 

Leadership experience

– 2008–2014 director of the doctoral programme “Comparative Studies of Ideas and Cultures”, University of Nova Gorica

– since 2014 Dean of the Postgraduate School of the Scientific Research Centre, Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts (Ljubljana)



– 1995–2004 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

– Full Professor at the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia (since 2007)

– Full Professor at the Postgraduate School of the Scientific Research Centre, Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia (since 2013)

– Visiting Professor at the Université Paris 8 (2000–2001) and (2004–)

– Visting Professor at the Universidad nacional de Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2011–2014)

– Visiting lecturer at Université Paris 8, Collège International de Philosophie (France) (1999–2001), University of Essex (1996–1998), University of Brighton, University of Sussex, Boston College, Northwestern University (USA), University at Buffalo (USA), Université Paris 7, Freie Universitat Berlin, University of Middlesex (UK), Jan van Eyck Academy (Netherlands), Universidad Nacional de San Martin (Argentina), Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (Argentina), Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico), Universita degli studi di Salerno


Scientific leadership

Principal investigator of the successfully completed research projects:

– Constitution of Collective Identities in the Period of Transition from a Totalitarian to a Democratic Paradigm, Institute of Philosophy of the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana (1995–1997)

– Community, Collective Identities and Democracy in Postmodern Society, Institute of Philosophy of the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana (1997–1999)

– L’Europe, une communauté de traducion? Identité européenne, diversité culturelle et citoyenneté démocratique, IPAS, collaboration of the Maison des Sciences de l’homme and Columbia University Institute for Scholars, Reid Hall, Paris (2005)

– Europe and the Politics of Translation, Institute of Philosophy of the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana (2007–2009)

– Neoliberalism and new forms of populism. A comparative study of the political transformations in Argentina and Slovenia at the beginning of the 21st century, a bilateral research project in collaboration with the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (2011–2014)

 

Editorial work

– Member of the editorial board of the journal Filozofski vestnik (since 1989)

– Editor-in-Chief of the journal Filozofski vestnik (since 2010)

– Editor of the book series Philosophica (since 1999)

– Editor of the book series Philosophica. Series Moderna (since 2000)

– Editor of the book series Philosophica. Series Prizma (since 2003)

– Editor of special issues of the journal Filozofski vestnik: Les pouvoirs des désirs indicibles/The powers of the unsayable desires (with J.-P. Marcos, ed.), (Filozofski vestnik 2010, No. 2), Filozofija in ontologija. Filozofija in filozofija. Filozofija in politika (Philosophy and Ontology. Philosophy and Philosophy. Philosophy and Politics) (Filozofski vestnik 2010, No. 3), Les politiques du temps/Politics of the Times (Filozofski vestnik 2011, No. 2)

– Member of the editorial board of the journal Debates y combates (since 2011)

– Member of the editorial board of the journal Política común (since 2012)

 

International Collaboration

 

Participation in international projects:

– Democratic Theory in an International Perspective, University of Essex (1996–1998)

– Collective Identities in the Contemporary World, Centre for Studies on Collective Identity, University of Bilbao (1996–1998)

– Globalisation et politique d’émancipation, Collège International de Philosophie, Paris (1998–2000)

– New urban protest formations and their implications for conceptions of democratisation and participation in the European Union, University of Vienna (2003–2005)

– Leader of the Slovene team in the SATORI research project of the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission (2014–2017)

 

Member of the International Society for Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

 

Supervision

– Successfully completed Ph.D. supervisions: 9

– On-going Ph.D. supervisions: 4

– Successfully completed mentorships of young researchers: 5

 

Organisation of International Conferences

Ethique et politique (Ljubljana, 1995), Autour de la pensée de Badiou (Ljubljana, 1998), La philosophie politique de Claude Lefort (Ljubljana, 1999), La mésentente et la démocratie (Ljubljana, 1999), Singulier, universel, sujet (Paris, 1998), Volonté et désir (Paris, 2000), Europe: communité de traduction? (Paris, 2005), Eternity and Change (Ljubljana, 2009)

Awards

2014 – Recipient of the Order of Arts and Letters (Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) for having contributed significantly to furthering contemporary French philosophy outside France (given under the auspices of the French Minister of Culture and Communication)

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MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Contemporary philosophy and modernist literature ǀ

Assist. Prof. Rok Benčin, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Contemporary Theories on Art and Culture and the Esthetics of New Technologies ǀ

Prof. Marina Gržinić Mauhler, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Critical Aesthetics and Twentieth-Century Art ǀ

Prof. Aleš Erjavec, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Formation of the Concepts ǀ

Assist. Prof. Aleš Bunta, Ph. D. ,

Assist. Prof. Tadej Troha, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

German Idealism and its Consequences ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Frank Ruda, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Ideology and Philosophy ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Jan Völker, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Philosophy and Psychoanalysis ǀ

Prof. Jelica Šumič Riha, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Philosophy and Scientific Revolution ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Matjaž Vesel, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Psychoanalysis and the Social Bond ǀ

Prof. Alenka Zupančič, Ph.D.,

Assoc. Prof. Peter Klepec, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6