Head of the Department of Human Geography

Research interests

Education
BSc in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2003
PhD in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2008

Research fields

economic geography – cultural industries, economic transformation of the city and the countryside, urban geography – small industrial towns, post-industrialism, post Fordism, transport geography – daily mobility and land use

Other activities

  • member of The Executive Committee and a secretary of the Association of Geographical Societies of Slovenia (2004 – 2007),
  • member of the Steering committee of the biannual symposium “Slovenian regional days” (2009 onwards),
  • member of the editorial board of the ‘Regional development’ series (2009 onwards),
  • member of the editorial board of the ‘Geography of Slovenia’ series (2008 onwards),
  • member of the editorial board and the main editor for Regional planning of the international journal Acta Geographica Slovenica (2016 onwards),
  • guest editor of the Regions magazine (Regional Studies Association 2009, 2012),
  • guest editor of the Special Issue in the Urban Science journal (MDPI, 2019, 2020)
  • member of the International editorial advisory board at the Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis (2018– …)
  • guest co-editor of the Georhythm series (2015, 2016) and guest editor of the CAPACities series (2020),
  • guest co-editor of The Urban Book Series, Springer Publishing (2020)
  • member of scientific board of the international conference Geographical research and cross-border cooperation within the lower basin of Danube (2014).
  • member of scientific board of the CEE Regional Studies Association Conference (2021),
  • member of the HERA Public Spaces International Review Panel (Humanities in the European Research Area) from 2018 onward.
     

Selected presentations and lectures

Selected publications
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Selected projects

Geography of Slovenia - national research programme (research programme • 1 January 201531 December 2021)

Places that don’t matter? Socio-economic transformation of industrial towns in Switzerland and Slovenia (fundamental research project • 1 November 202031 October 2023)

Bright Future (research project • 1 March 20171 March 2020)

Other projects >>

Recognitions & awards

Special mention of the Europa Nostra jury in the category ‘Education, Training and Awareness-Raising’ for the project ‘Cultural heritage and the development of rural community Črni Vrh’ (awarded by the European Commission, 2015). • Melik award for best young scientist (awarded by the Association of Slovenian Geographers, 2011)