Dr Aleksandra Uzelac is a Research Advisor at IRMO and Head of the Department for Culture and Communication (http://www.irmo.hr). She holds a PhD (2003) in Information Science from the University of Zagreb and has 30 years of professional experience in the area of cultural research related to issues of digital culture and cultural policies. Her research interests focus on issues of cultural and social sustainability and the social transformation of contemporary societies, digital culture, cultural policy and cultural cooperation issues, cultural heritage, and gender balance in culture. Dr Uzelac has participated, and coordinated the IRMO team, in several EU-funded research projects. Most recently, she coordinated the IRMO team on the H2020 project SoPHIA - Social Platform for Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment (2020-2021) and on the project Rapids and Backwaters. Adapting Fast and Slow to a Digital Cultural Turn (2020-2023), financed by the Norwegian Research Council. Her work has been published in scientific journals and books. In 2018, she was one of the co-editors of the special issue of CIRR on ‘European Union and Challenges of Cultural Policies: Critical Perspectives’ and, in 2022, of the special issue of Media Studies journal on the topic of platformisation in CCIs. She is also one of three co-editors of the book Pregled kulturnog razvoja i kulturnih politika u Republici Hrvatskoj (An Overview of Cultural Policies and Cultural Development Trends in the Republic of Croatia), published in 2022. ResearchGate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Aleksandra_Uzelac
CV updated on 2023-10-16.