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Matea Senkić

Matea Senkić
Name
Matea Senkić
Title
Organisation
Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
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Research Interests
Cultural Sociology, Performance Theory, Urban Sociology, Tourism, Alternative Tourism, Anti-tourism, Cities, Artivism
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/sociology/matea_senkic

PhD Title:

Rethinking authenticity through anti-tours: towards performance perspective

Supervision:

Dr Lisa McCormick

Dr Stephen Kemp

Education:

MA Sociology (2011 - 2014), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia

BA Sociology (2008-2011), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia

Training:

UNICULT2020 - The International Arts & Culture Management and Policy Lifelong Learning Programme (04/07/2016 – 17/07/2016) University of Rijeka (Croatia) Certificate of completion
 
Art for Advocacy, International Debate Education Association – IDEA South-East Europe (22/06/2016 – 29/06/2016) Ohrid (North Macedonia) Certificate of training completion
 
The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (08/12/2015 – 17/12/2015), Berlin (Germany) Professional Certificate in Cultural Diplomacy & International Relations

Work Experience:

(September 2020 - Present) - University of Edinburgh (UK) / Teaching Assistant (Tutor) in Sociology; Course: Designing and Doing Social Research (SCIL10062)

(2015-2019) - Institute for Development and International Relations, Department for Culture and Communication, Zagreb (Croatia), Position: Associate;

(2016-2017) - Unicult2020 – The International Arts & Culture Management and Policy Programme, University of Rijeka (Croatia), Position: PR Manager; 

(2015) - Institute for Tourism, Zagreb (Croatia), Position: Intern.

Publications:

Jelinčić, D.A., Senkić, M. (2019). The Value of Experience in Culture and Tourism: The Power of Emotions, In: Duxbury, N. and Richards, G., eds., A Research Agenda for Creative Tourism, London: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Senkić, M., Jelinčić, D.A. (2019). Tourismus in Kroatien: Heraus-forderungen und Perspektiven (Tourism in Croatia: Challenges and Perspectives), Religion & Gesellschaft in Ost und West, 1 (2019), 25-27.

Senkić, M. (2017). Cutural diplomacy from the bottom-up. CULPOL Commentary 3, [online] Zagreb: IRMO. Available at: https://culpol.irmo.hr/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/AO3-Senkic-Matea_Cultural-diplomacy-from-the-bottom-up-3.pdf 

Jelinčić, D.A., Tišma, S., Senkić, M. and Dodig, D. (2017). Public-Private Partnership in the Cultural Heritage Sector. Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, [online] Special Issue December 2017, pp. 7489, Available at: http://rtsa.ro/tras/index.php/tras/article/view/544/533 

Jelinčić, D.A., Senkić, M. (2017). Creating a Heritage Tourism Experience. The Power of the Senses. Etnološka tribina: Godišnjak Hrvatskog etnološkog društva, 47(40), pp. 109-126. 

Senkić, M. (2017). Strategic Analysis: A Creative and Cultural Industries Perspective, by Jonathan Gander. Reviewed in: Croatian International Relations Review, 23(79), pp. 194-196. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/187711

Senkić, M. (2017). Reinventing the Local in Tourism: Producing, Consuming and Negotiating Place, by Russo, A.P. and Richards, G. (eds.) Reviewed in: Turizam: međunarodni znanstveno-stručni časopis, 65(3), pp. 381-383. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/186961 

Jelinčić, D.A., Tišma, S., Pisarović, A., Senkić, M. (2016). Plan upravljanja Parkom skulptura Dubrova 2016.-2020. Management Plan. Zagreb: IRMO.

Senkić, M. (2015). Poslovna znanja i kulturni turizam: studija slučaja dubrovačkih luksuznih vila (Business knowledge and cultural tourism: a case study of Dubrovnik luxury villas). Polemos, [online] Volume 18(35), pp. 113 – 138. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/index.php?show=clanak&id_clanak_jezik=219570

Tomljenović R., Senkić, M., Dukić, L. et al. (2015). Transtourism – operational definition and typology of transformative travel experiences. Project working Paper No.2: An integrated approach for the study of transformative role of tourism in the 21st century. Available at:  https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/6f1b/36fd8a65bc32a023dff91bd4bd96348c556e.pdf

Tomljenović R., Senkić, M., Dukić, L. et al. (2015). Main features of transformative travel enterprises.  Project working Paper No.5: An integrated approach for the study of transformative role of tourism in the 21st century. Available at:  http://www.transtourism.com/perch/resources/Files/a3o5-wp4-tt-enterprises.pdf

Conferences:

BSA Annual Conference 2020 – Reimagining Social Bodies: Self, Institutions and Societies, 21-23 April 2020, Aston University, Birmingham (presentation: Rethinking authenticity through anti-tours: towards the performance perspective), *Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic*;

International conference COMbART 2019 – Arts, Activism and Citizenship, 11-12 June 2019, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto, Portugal (presentation: Artivism in the context of experience economy: touristification of protest street art in Europe);

New Directions: Storying Sociology, 18-19 April 2019, University of Edinburgh (presentation: Why sociology of tourism matters. From mass tourism to anti-tourism and back);

Frontiers of Peace: a shared cultural heritage, 11 October 2018, European Commission - Croatia, House of Europe, Zagreb, Croatia (presentation: Cultural heritage beyond frontiers);

International conference Energy Efficient Public Buildings in Central Europe, 20 March 2018, City of Sveta Nedelja, Croatia (presentation: Revitalising Historic Buildings through Public-Private Partnership);

Buzetski dani 2017, 1 September 2017, City of Buzet, Croatia (presentation: Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the cultural heritage sector)

International conference RESTAURA – Revitalising Historic Buildings through Public-Private Partnership Schemes, 25-26 January 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia (presentation: PPP in revitalization and heritage protection - Varaždin County Palace, Croatia).

Projects:

(2016 – 2019) - Interreg Central Europe project:  Revitalising Historic Buildings through Public-Private Partnership Scheme / RESTAURA 

(2016-2018) - Jean Monnet project: EU Competences and National Cultural Policies: Critical Dialogues / CULPOL 

(2017) - Ministry of Tourism: Evaluation during the implementation of Croatia's Tourism Development Strategy by 2020  

(2016) - Action plan for Sculpture Park Dubrova, City of Labin (Croatia)

(2015) - Trans-Tourism: an integrated approach for the study of transformative role of tourism in the 21st century

Awards:

The Frankopan Fund Scholarship (2019)