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Velikonja, Mitja 1965-

Velikonja, Mitja 1965-

PERSONAL:

Born October 2, 1965, in Sempeter, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia); son of Slavko (a teacher) and Silva (a teacher) Velikonja; married Elena Fast (an artist), December 12, 1987; children: Mateja. Ethnicity: "Slovenian." Education: University of Ljubljana, B.A., 1990, M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 1997.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Tbilisijska 30, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia. Office—Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Kradeljeva P. 5, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.

CAREER:

University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, researcher, 1991-93, assistant, 1993-97, assistant professor, 1997-2002, associate professor of social sciences, 2002—. Visiting professor in Philadelphia, PA, and elsewhere; conference participant in cities around the world.

WRITINGS:


Religious Separation and Political Intolerance in Bosnia-Herzegovina, translated from Slovenian by Rang'ichi Ng'inja, Texas A&M University Press (College Station, TX), 2003.

Mitografije Sedansosti, Studentska Zacozba, 2003. Eurosis: The Critique of the New Eurocentrism, MediaWatch/Peace Institute (Ljubljana, Slovenia), 2005.

Editor, Easoris za kritiko znanosti and Baccanis, both 1995—.

SIDELIGHTS:

Mitja Velikonja told CA: "The main topics of my research are related to mentality changes in post-socialist societies. Currently I am working on the phenomenon of nostalgia for socialism, which is quite curious and unexpected. My previous research included analysis of national mythologies, religious and cultural dynamics, and subcultural production in these societies. I've lectured on these issues as a visiting professor and as a lecturer or panelist at conferences."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


PERIODICALS


Journal of Church and State, spring, 2005, Rodney L. Petersen, review of Religious Separation and Political Intolerance in Bosnia-Herzegovina, p. 394.

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