Mojca Piškor, PhD

Mojca Piškor, PhD  
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

Head of the Department of Musicology

PERSONAL INFORMATION
mpiskor@muza.hr  
   
TEACHING  
Department Department of Musicology
Courses Research in Ethnomusicology [Etnomuzikološko istraživanje]

Introduction to the Musics of the World [Glazbe svijeta]

Introduction to Ethnomusicology A [Uvod u etnomuzikologiju A]

Organology [Organologija]

Popular Music [Popularna glazba]

Lecture room 337
Courses timetable winter semester, academic year 2016/17:

Etnomuzikološko istraživanje (Thursdays 10:00-13:00, room 336)

Glazbe svijeta (Tuesdays 10:00-12:15, room 339)

Organologija (Tuesdays 15:00-17:15, room 334)

Popularna glazba (Mondays 17:30-19:45, room 336)

Uvod u etnomuzikologiju A (Tuesdays 17:30-19:45, room 334)

 

summer semester, academic year 2016/17:

free semester for research

 

Consultations

 

Tuesdays 16:00 – 17:00, room 337
Research interests:  
ethnomusicology; popular music studies;  music & space/place; music &politics; music and/as labour; music censorship; music and/as torture; acoustemology; soundscape studies; musics of Africa; world music
EDUCATION
2010

PhD in ethnology and cultural anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb [dissertation Politike i poetike prostora glazbe: etnomuzikološki i kulturnoantropološki pogledi (Politics and Poetics of Spaces of Music: Ethnomusicological and Anthropological Perspectives),           mentor: Ines Prica, PhD]

 

2005

M. A. in musicology, Academy of Music, University of Zagreb [M. A. thesis  World music i njegova recepcija u Hrvatskoj uz studij primjera percepcije i  recepcije afričkih glazbi u Hrvatskoj (World Music and Its Reception in Croatia with Case Studies on Perception and Reception of African Musics in Croatia), mentor: Svanibor Pettan, PhD]

 

2003 – 2005

postgraduate studies at the Department of Musicology, Academy of Music, University of Zagreb

 

2001

B. A. in musicology, Academy of Music, University of Zagreb [B. A. thesis Uloga i položaj žena u glazbenom životu Gambije (Role and Status of Women in the Musical Life of Gambia) mentor: Svanibor Pettan, PhD]

 

1996 – 2001

undergraduate studies at the Department of Musicology, Academy of Music, University of Zagreb

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE  
since 2013 

Department of Musicology, Academy of Music, University of Zagreb – assistant professor of ethnomusicology

 

2011 – 2013

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb – research associate

 

2011 – 2013

Department of Musicology, Academy of Music, University of Zagreb – lecturer in ethnomusicology

 

2006 – 2011

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb – senior assistant

 

2001 – 2006

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb – assistant

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

 

Bibliography (selection):

2011. “Island Insulated in Music: Deconstructing the Islanding of otočki rock“. Narodna umjetnost: Croatian Journal of Ethnology and Folklore Research 48(1):183-205. [pdf]

 

2011. “Forsiranje Zvečke. Ili nešto o proizvođenju strašno uzbudljive dosade”. In Horror – porno – ennui: kulturne prakse postsocijalizma. Ines Prica i Tea Škokić, eds. Zagreb: Institut za etnologiju i folkloristiku, 371-400

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2010. “Gdje grenlandski Turci prodaju led: pokušaj lociranja transl(ok)acija jednog dislociranog opusa”. In Mjesto, nemjesto: interdisciplinarna promišljanja prostora i kulture. Jasna Čapo and Valentina Gulin Zrnić, eds. Zagreb – Ljubljana: Institut za etnologiju i folkloristiku – Inštitut za antropološke in prostorske študije, ZRC SAZU, 371-389.

 

2006. “Celebrate Cultural Diversity! Buy a Ticket! Reading the Discourses of World Music Festivals in Croatia”. Narodna umjetnost: Croatian Journal of Ethnology and Folklore Research 43(1):179-201. [pdf]

 

2001. “The Importance of Being Jali Muso: Some Aspects of the Role and Status of Women in the Music Life of Today’s Gambia”. Narodna umjetnost: Croatian Journal of Ethnology and Folklore Research 38(1):41-66. [pdf]

 

full bibliography available at  http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=241112&lang=EN

 

Memberships
International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM); Croatian Musicological Society (HMD); Croatian Ethnological Society (HED)

 

 
Research Projects  
2011 – 2013

Auditory Places of Strangeness (principal researchers: Dalibor Davidović, PhD and Leon Stefanija, PhD)

 

2007 – 2013

Post-socialism and Cultural Subject: Hybrid Practices aof Cultural Mediation (principal researcher: Ines Prica, PhD)

 

2002 – 2006

Music, Dance and Community: Central and Marginal Practices (principal researcher: Grozdana Marošević, PhD)

Other  
2012  editor of the journal Narodna umjetnost: Croatian Journal of Ethnology and Folklore Research

           (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research)

2002 – 2008 member of programme committee of the International Folklore Festival, Zagreb

2004 – 2012 author of weekly 25-minute broadcast Glazbeni atlas [Music Atlas] of the Third

Programme of Croatian Radio

 

Updated on

May 21, 2017

 

 

 

 

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