Short Term Scientific Missions Coordinator:
(Slovene Ethnographic Museum)
Tina Palaić is an anthropologist and museologist who works as a curator at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum in Ljubljana. There she leads an EU funded project titled Taking Care. Ethnographic and World Cultures Museums as Spaces of Care. Her research interests include investigating colonial projects and their afterlives from the perspective of the European periphery as revealed through museum collections. She is also interested in developing practices of museum knowledge co-creation with various social groups as a tool for enhancing social justice. Currently, Palaić is a PhD candidate at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana, where she is exploring ethnological and museological practices of knowledge production on non-European cultures that emerged during the Non-Aligned Movement in Slovenia, the former Yugoslav republic.