PhD in Anthropology, Research Fellow

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Research interests

Nataša Rogelja Caf studied at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, and received her B.A. degree in Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology and Sociology of Culture in 1998. She completed Ph.D. in Social Anthropology at the Postgraduate School of the Humanities (ISH) in Ljubljana in 2005. In the period 1998–2005 she worked as a junior researcher at ISH at the Centre for Mediterranean Studies. From 2006–2008 she was independent researcher for Humanities at the Slovene Research Agency. Since 2011 she has been working as research fellow at the Slovenian Migration Institute at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts where she deals with lifestyle migrations, mobility studies and new forms of nomadism among Westerners in the Mediterranean, women work migrations in Istria and EU labour mobility.

As a visiting lecturer or researcher she has cooperated with the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology and with the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Arts (Ljubljana), with the Department of Anthropology at the Faculty for Humanistic Studies (Koper) and with the Institute for Ethnic Studies in Ljubljana. She has participated in the Proteus Programme (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris) and scientific meetings of MARE (Maritime Research in the Social Sciences) center in Amsterdam. At the moment she works together with researchers from the Department of Social Research (Social Anthropology), University of Tampere (Finland).

Fields of interest: Lifestyle migrations, antropology of tourism, maritime anthropology, anthropology of thte Mediterranean, mobility studies, mobile ethnography

Selected publications

ROGELJA, Nataša, JANKO SPREIZER, Alenka, 2017. Fish on the move : fishing between discourses and borders in the Northern Adriatic, (MARE publication series (Print), vol. 11). Cham: Springer, 2017. IX, 214 str., ilustr. ISBN 978-3-319-51895-4. ISBN 978-3-319-51897-8., doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-51897-8. [COBISS.SI-ID 40971821]

ROGELJA, Nataša, 2017. Blue horizons : anthropological reflections on maritime lifestyle migrations in the Mediterranean, (Migracije, 26). 1st ed. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, 2017. 165 str., ilustr. ISBN 978-961-05-0008-7. [COBISS.SI-ID 290416384]

LEDINEK LOZEJ, Špela, ROGELJA, Nataša, KANJIR, Urška, 2017. Walks through the multi-layered landscape of Šavrinkas' Istria : eggs, books, backpacks and stony paths. Landscape research, ISSN 0142-6397, 31. Jul. 2017, str. 1-13, ilustr., doi: 10.1080/01426397.2017.1336207. [COBISS.SI-ID 41852717

ROGELJA, Nataša, JANKO SPREIZER, Alenka, 2015. Welcome to Izola! : offering "authentic hospitality" on fishing boats. Annales : anali za istrske in mediteranske študije, Series historia et sociologia, ISSN 1408-5348, 2015, 25 (2): 273-284, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 38632749]

ROGELJA, Nataša, 2015. "Sail away" : the biographical approach as a tool to understand the concept of temporarily unbelonging. Dve domovini : razprave o izseljenstvu, ISSN 0353-6777.  2015, 42: 69-80. [COBISS.SI-ID 38550573]

ROGELJA, Nataša, 2015. The sea : place of ultimate freedom? : ethnographic reflection on in-between places and practices. MCSJ : mobile culture studies, ISSN 2413-9181, 2015, 1: 181-198. [COBISS.SI-ID 38673965]

JUNTUNEN, Marko, KALČIĆ, Špela, ROGELJA, Nataša, 2013. Reflections on marginal mobile lifestyles : new European nomads, liveaboards and sha'bi Moroccan men. Nordic Journal of Migration Research, ISSN 1799-649X, 2014, 4 ( 1): 11-20, doi: 10.2478/njmr-2014-0002. [COBISS.SI-ID 37382957]

LEDINEK LOZEJ, Špela, ROGELJA, Nataša, 2012. Šavrinka, Šavrini in Šavrinija v etnografiji in literaturi = The Šavrinka, Šavrin, and Šavrinija in ethnography and literature. V: PERENIČ, Urška (ur.). Prostor v literaturi in literatura v prostoru = Space in literature and literature in space, (Slavistična revija, ISSN 0350-6894, letn. 60, št. 3). Ljubljana: Slavistično društvo Slovenije. 2012, 60 (3): 537-547, 549-560., [COBISS.SI-ID 50450018]

ROGELJA, Nataša, 2004. Izola's fishermen between yacht clubs, beaches, and state borders: connections between fishing and tourism. V: BOISSEVAIN, Jeremy (ur.), SELWYN, Tom (ur.). Contesting the foreshore: tourism, society and politics on the coast, (MARE publication series, no. 2). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2004, 281–308. [COBISS.SI-ID 1039757]

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