Dr Dan Podjed is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Slovenian Ethnology ZRC SAZU, Associate Professor of Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, and Senior Advisor at the Innovation and Development Institute of University of Ljubljana. Research interests: isolation; remote ethnography; urban anthropology; human-technology interactions; sustainable lifestyle.

Research locations: Ljubljana; Zagreb; Belgrade; Budapest; Newcastle; Durham; Oslo; cyberspace.

Prof Rajko Muršič is a Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts. He is a member of over a dozen international and domestic professional societies; he was a member of the IUAES Executive Board for eight years. He was the Sensotra ERC project coordinator in Slovenia. Research interests: anthropology of popular music; sensory anthropology; methodology; epistemology; urban anthropology; spatial anthropology; theory of science, etc. Research locations: Slovenia; Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Japan.

Dr Špela Ledinek Lozej is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Slovenian Ethnology ZRC SAZU and Assistant Professor at the ZRC SAZU’s Postgraduate School. Research interests: borders and borderland; heritage and heritage studies; food; trade between countryside and towns; dwelling culture; mountain pasture and livestock grazing. Research locations: the Alps; Friuli; Istria.

Dr Miha Kozorog is a Research Fellow at ZRC SAZU’s Institute of Slovenian Ethnology and an Associate Professor at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Ljubljana. In 2012 his work was recognized by the Slovenian Research Agency as an exceptional scientific achievement in social and cultural anthropology. Research interests: anthropology of space, place and landscape; tourism, festivals and locality; popular culture; borders and borderlands; agrarian anthropology; heritage studies; human-environment relations. Research locations: Slovenia; Friuli-Venezia Giulia; the Alps; the Balkans. (https://isn2.zrc-sazu.si/en/sodelavci/miha-kozorog-sl-0)

Dr Katarina Polajnar Horvat is a Research Fellow at ZRC SAZU’s Anton Melik Geographical Institute and an Assistant Professor at the University of Novo mesto. Polajnar Horvat has been involved in several projects on environmental attitudes in remote areas and has recently carried out her fieldwork in Zagreb and on Krk Island. Research interests: environmental protection; sustainability; behaviour change; participatory processes. Research locations: Krk; Kornati; Slovenia; Dubai.

Dr Peter Simonič is an Associate Professor at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Ljubljana. Research interests: economics; politics; agriculture; heritage; urban and rural development; cultural ecology; rituals. Research locations: Slovenia (e.g. Alpine villages); Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia (e.g. Zlarin Island); Macedonia; India. (https://www.ff.uni-lj.si/en/staff/peter-simonic)

Dr Lana Peternel is a Senior Research Associate at IDIZ. She also teaches at Zagreb University of Applied Sciences. Her research is supported by the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education for bilateral collaboration Slovenia-Croatia and Unity through Knowledge Fund (HRZZ/UKF) between Republic of Ireland and Croatia. Since 2019 Lana Peternel serves as the managing editor of the journal Sociology & Space. Research interests: emptiness; isolation; marginalised communities; religious and ethnic identities; sustainability. Research locations: Dalmatian Islands; Banovina region; Knin; Vukovar.

Dr Filip Škiljan is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies. From 2003 to 2006 he worked as the curator of the collection of photographs, videos and digital records in the Jasenovac Memorial Area. Research interests: archival research; ethnohistory; national minorities in Croatia. Research locations: Gorski Kotar; Slavonia; Banovina region, Žumberak.

Dr Hrvoje Čargonja is Assistant Professor at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia where he teaches classes on Hinduism, shamanism and qualitative research methods. His doctoral thesis, supervised by Professor Gavin Flood (Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, Oxford University), was research on religious experience in the Hare Krishna movement. Research interests: cultural phenomenology; qualitative methodology. Research locations: India; Croatia; Belgium; United Kingdom.

Dr Lucija Mihaljević is an Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of Croatia at the Department of Communication. Mihaljević is a cultural anthropologist engaged in scientific projects aimed at the affirmation and popularization of contemporary empirical research models of social sciences and humanities, especially in the field of communications and transnational relations. Research interests: economic anthropology; media studies; social identity. Research locations: Zagreb, Croatia.

Dr Ana Perinić Lewis

Dr Jana Žiljak Gršić

Dr Nikolina Hazdovac Bajić

Dr Sandi Abram