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project leader

Katarina Horvat Levaj, PhD

Institute of Art History, director

khorvat@ipu.hr

Graduated in art history and archaeology (1981) at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, and received her master’s degree in the subject Naselja i gradovi. Povijest i teorija urbanizma (Settlements and Towns. History and Theory of Town Planning) (1985). She defended her doctoral dissertation at the same faculty, entitled Barokna reprezentativna stambena arhitektura u Dubrovniku (Baroque Representative Residential Architecture in Dubrovnik) (1995). Since 1982 she has been employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb (in 2006 she became scientific advisor, in 2011 scientific advisor in a permanent position). Within the scientific research programme of the Institute, she worked on a series of subjects related to architecture and town planning in earlier stylistic periods, especially Baroque.

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associate

Andrej Žmegač, PhD

Institute of Art History

azmegac@ipu.hr

Graduated in art history and philosophy from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, in 1987. Received his master’s degree in 1991 on the subject Veliki Tabor Castle - development and significance, and received his Ph.D. in 1997 on the subject Bastions and bastion fortifications of continental Croatia. Since 1990 he has been employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb. His field of interest is secular construction with focus on the fortification heritage of Croatia. Since 2014, he has been employed on the position of permanent scientific adviser. He published two books (Bastions of Continental Croatia, 2000, and Bastions of Adriatic Croatia, 2009) and a number of papers in domestic and foreign journals, and participated in scientific conferences.

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associate

Ratko Vučetić, PhD

Institute of Art History

rvucetic@ipu.hr

Graduated in art history and ethnology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, in 1996. He received his master’s degree from the same faculty in 2002 on the subject The spatial structure of medieval towns in Croatian Zagorje and their development up to World War I, and his doctoral degree with the dissertation Spatial development of privileged medieval towns in north-western Croatia to the end of the 18th century, defended in 2005. Since 1997 he has been employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb, where he has held the position of scientific associate since 2008. He mentors doctoral students at the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb.

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Graduated in art history and archaeology (2005) at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, and received her doctoral degree on the subject Religious architecture of the first half of the 18th century in the area of today’s Đakovo-Osijek Archdiocese (2015). From 2005 to 2007 she worked at the Conservation Department in Osijek (Croatian Conservation Institute), on history-of-art and conservation-restoration researches. From 2007 she was assistant at the Academy of Arts, University of Osijek, since 2015 on the position of assistant professor. She attended upgrading studies at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid (2016) and the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (IKM) in Vienna (2017).

associate

Margareta Turkalj Podmanicki, PhD

Academy of Arts,
University of Osijek

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associate

Petar Puhmajer, PhD

Croatian Conservation Institute

Graduated in art history and English language at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, in 2002. He received his doctorate in 2012 at the same faculty defending his dissertation entitled Baroque mansions in Varaždin. Since 2002, he has been employed at the Croatian Conservation Institute in Zagreb, where gained the position of art historian conservator, senior conservator in 2010, and conservator advisor in 2016. He works on projects of research and conservation of immovable cultural goods. He is engaged in scientific research work and has published many papers and several books. In 2009 he was awarded the Charter of the Croatian Society of Art Historians for the book The Sugar-Plant Mansion in Rijeka in co-authorship with Krasanka Majer.

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Vlasta Zajec, PhD

Institute of Art History

She graduated in art history and comparative literature at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, in 1989. At the same institution she received her master’s degree in 1995 on the subject Wooden altars of the 17th century in Istria. She defended her doctor’s dissertation entitled Wooden sculpture of the 17th century in Istria in 2001 at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb. Since 1989, she has been employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb, where she has since 2013 held the position of senior scientific associate. In 1998 the Ministry of Science accorded her an incentive grant to explore 17th-century sculpture in Istria. On a scholarship from the Italian Government, she went on a study trip in 2002 to the Department of Art History at the Ca'Foscari University in Venice.

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associate

Milan Pelc, PhD

Institute of Art History

Graduated in art history and German language in 1984 at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. At the same university he received his master’s degree in 1988 on the subject Illustrations in Croatian Protestant books printed in Urach in 1561-1656, and a doctoral degree in 1992 on the subject The life and work of Šibenik engraver Martin Rota Kolunić (about 1540-1583). From 1985 to 1988 he was librarian in the Department of Old and Rare Books and Manuscripts of the National and University Library in Zagreb. From 1989 to 1993 he was assistant in the Department of Art History at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb. Since 1993 he has been employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb, where he held the position of scientific adviser, and from 2003 to 2019 he has been director.

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academician Radoslav Tomić

Institute of Art History

Graduated in art history and comparative literature at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, in 1982. He received his master’s degree in 1988 on the subject Poljica – the place and the monuments at the Department of Art History, Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb. He received his doctoral degree at the same faculty in 1994 on the subject Baroque painting and sculpture in Dalmatia. Since 1997 he has been employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb, today as a scientific advisor in permanent position. From the same year he was employed as an external associate at the Department of Art History of the Faculty of Philosophy in Zadar, where he taught the course Baroque art. He taught in that capacity until 2014, becoming a tenured full professor.

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Zlatko Uzelac

Institute of Art History

BA in art history in interdisciplinary studies, University of Zagreb, 1982 (university interdisciplinary study of sociology and urbanism at the Faculty of Architecture). From 1981 to 1983 he was curator at the Požega Museum, from 1983 to 1986 town planner in a designer office, and from 1986 to 1989 conservator at the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments of the City of Belgrade. From 1990 to 2000, he was employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb, where he was until 1995 head of compiling the urban-conservation study of the historical centre of Požega, and from 1996 to 1999, he was the project head of the reconstruction of the fortress in Slavonski Brod.

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associate

Ivana Haničar Buljan, MA Arch.

Institute of Art History,
director's assistant

Graduated in 1996 at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb. Since 2016 she has been a doctoral student at the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb. Since 1996 she has been employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb, first as an expert associate - architect researcher, and in 2003 she became professional adviser. Since 2011 she has served as assistant director at the Institute of Art History. She is a co-author of numerous conservation studies: Conservation foundation for the area covered by the Town Plan of Prelog, Villa Neuschloss in Đurđenovac, Esterhazy Manor in Darda, Khuen-Bellasy Manor in Nuštar, Manor of Prince Eugene of Savoy in Bilje, Kostić House in the Osijek fortress Tvrđa, Katolički surduk in Zmajevac, Documentation and research into blocks in the Osijek fortress Tvrđa, etc.

consultants:

 

academician Vladimir Marković

University professor, retired

 

Ivana Horbec, PhD

Croatian Institute of History

 

Dubravka Đukanović, PhD

Faculty of Technical Sciences,
Department of Architecture and Urbanism, Novi Sad

© 2018 by Institute of Art History

Research funded by the Croatian Science Foundation

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