Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research


The Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research is a unique center for folkloristic, ethnological, ethnomusicological and related scientific research in the Republic of Croatia, at which the emphasis is on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary critical research of culture.

The members of the Institute are experts in a variety of disciplines, such as: ethnology, cultural anthropology, folklore studies, literary theory, theatre studies, music studies, choreology, and art history. They are engaged in interdisciplinary research into historical and contemporary cultural phenomena and processes.

The Institute has a rich library and collection of ethnographic materials, where a number of manuscript collections, audio and video recordings, photographs and films are held. The Institute also publishes the Nova etnografija series, as well as the academic journal Narodna Umjetnost. The Director of the Institute is dr. sc. Ines Prica, the President of the Scientific Council is dr. sc. Ana-Marija Vukušić, and the Secretary of the Institute is Sanja Lesić.

Source: IEF

  • Research Institute
Geographical focus
  • Croatia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Social Sciences

Entry created by Anna Sirocco on November 17, 2016
Modified on April 5, 2017