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Ana Svetel

Ana Svetel 

Ana Svetel
assistent, research fellow

E: ana.svetel@ff.uni-lj.si 
T: +386 1 241 1518



She was born in 1990 in Maribor, where she completed high school and conservatory of music. In 2012, she graduated at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Antropology with the thesis on multiculturalism in Norway. In 2016, she finished her MA studies with the thesis Names between invention and convetion: Naming practices among mixed families in Iceland. She participated in numerous study exchanges and fieldworks (University of Bergen, Norway; University of Stockholm, Sweden; University of Vienna, Austria; University of Iceland, Iceland) for which she was granted many scholarships (Zois scholarship, Erasmus scholarship, scholarship of Norwegian Financial Mechanism). Apart from study and research, she is active in the fields of literature and music. 

Fields of Research

studies of personal names and naming, linguistic anthropology, anthropology of place and space, multiculturalism, identification processes, museology, modern storytelling


Regional interest

Northern Europe (especially Iceland, Norway and Svalbard), Arctic and Subartic areas, Central Europe, Slovenia



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