Jelena Petrović

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Jelena Petrović, PhD, completed her doctoral studies at the Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis, Ljubljana Graduate School of Humanities (ISH) in 2009, defending the doctoral dissertation entitled Gender and Women's Authorship in Literary Culture and Public Discourses in Yugoslavia between Two World Wars. (Co)author of many scholarly articles, art-theory events, contemporary art exhibitions and cross-disciplinary projects relating to the post/Yugoslav subjects and femnist history – particularly to the mis/interpretative models of Yugoslav history, memory, culture, language and gender, moving toward new epistemological models of the knowledge production. Affiliated as an independent lecturer (assistant professor of anthropology) with the ISH, Ljubljana Graduate School for Humanities, she also created the modul Feminist curating of Contemporary Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, where she taught between 2014 -2017. She was guest proffessor at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna between 2015 -2017. Member of the international editorial board Red Athena University Press and Belgrade's Journal for Women’s Writing and Culture ProFemina, the art-theory group Grupa Spomenik/Monument Group and the feminist curatorial collective Red Min(e)d.