People

Lana Peternel

Senior research associate

  • Researcher’s unique code: 237200
  • Job title: Research associate
  • Field of interest: cultural changes and identity, youth, health and migrations, applied anthropology

Qualifications, scientific advancement and education

2021

Senior research associate, Institute for Social Research in Zagreb.

2017

Scientific associate, Institute for Social Research in Zagreb.

2014 – 2016

Postdoctoral fellow, Institute for Social Research in Zagreb.

2011 – 2013

Postdoctoral fellow, Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, Zagreb.

2000 – 2010

Research assistant, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb.

2009

PhD: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology, thesis title: Acculturation Process and Ethnic Identity in Adolescence, 14.12.2009.

2003

MSc: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology, Biological Anthropology, (2000-2003) thesis title: Anthropological Investigation of Dietary Habits and Biometrical Assessment of Nutritional Status of Adolescents, 21.11.2003.

1998

BA: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology and Russian Language and Literature, (1991-1998) thesis title: East Slavic Native Faith’s Calendars and Rituals, 28.6.1998.

Research projects

2020 – 2022

Principal investigator (PI) on bilateral project funded by the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education and Slovenian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport: “Comparison of National and Religious Identities of Secondary School Students in Croatia and Slovenia”. Institute for Social Research in Zagreb (IDIZ) and School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana. (Project co-leader: Dr Tamara Pavasović Trošt).

2020 – 2022

Researcher on project funded by the Croatian Science Foundation: “The Social Resilience of Croatian Society in the Midst and Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic”. Institute for Social Research in Zagreb (IDIZ). Project leader (PL): Dr Branko Ančić.

2019 – 2020

Principal investigator (PI) on project funded by the Unity through Knowledge Fund and the Croatian Science Foundation: “Anthropological Research of Minority Religions in Historical Archives in Croatia.” Institute for Social Research in Zagreb (IDIZ). (Project co-leader: Dr James Kapalo).

2018 – 2019

Researcher on project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme (MSCA: European Researchers Night): “Techno Past Techno Future” (Grand Agreement No.818748). Ministry of Science and Education of Republic of Croatia. (conducting social impact assessment)

2015 – 2017

Postdoctoral fellow on project funded by the European Social Fund (ESF): “New Paradigm in Sustainability Research: Green Economies and Youth Well-Being”. Institute for Social Research in Zagreb (IDIZ). Project leader (PL): Dr Branko Ančić.

2014 – 2017

Postdoctoral fellow on project funded by the Croatian Science Foundation: “Modernity Stress, Youth and Migration” (09/01/408). Institute for Social Research in Zagreb (IDIZ). Project leader (PL): Dr Irena Martinović Klarić.

Selected bibliography

Lana Peternel; Maskalan Ana. 2022. ´Keeping up with myself`: Ethnography of a Young Adult Woman in Post-transitional Croatia. Anthropological Journal of European Cultures. Volume 31. No.1: 12-32
https://tinyurl.com/weybewnm.

Škiljan, Filip; Dugački, Vlastka; Peternel, Lana. 2021. Nestala naselja u Republici Hrvatskoj: Povijesno-demografsko-antropološke perspektive. Plejada, Institut za društvena istraživanja u Zagrebu, Institut za migracije i narodnosti. Zagreb.

Lana Peternel; Filip Škiljan, Ankica Marinović. 2021. Hidden Aspects of Social and Historical Development of Islamic Community in Sisak, Croatia. Journal of Muslims in Europe 10 (3). pp. 331-356. ISSN 2211-792X (Print), 2211-7954 (Online)

Petrović, Nikola; Peternel, Lana; Ančić, Branko. 2020. The Rejectionist Ethic and the Spirit of the Green Economy: The Western Zeitgeist, the Croatian Context, and Green Entrepreneurship. Traditiones. 49(1) 7-30.

Peternel, Lana; Vukšić, Marija. 2020. Cultural Models of Sustainability in Post-transitional Society: Development of Green Economy in Croatia. Anthropos, 115(1) 151-162.

Peternel, Lana. 2018. Complexity of Inner Belonging: Notions of Belonging and Alienation among Adolescents in Croatia. In: Beyond Ethnic Identity: Changing Youth Values at the European Periphery. T. Pavasović Trošt i D. Mandić (eds.). London; New York: Routledge, pp. 56-74.

Peternel, Lana; Malnar, Ana; Martinović Klarić, Irena. 2017. Content and Distribution of Cultural Knowledge about Leisure Time, Social Participation and Material Goods: Significance for Holistic Anthropological Research of Psychosocial Stress in Croatian Youth. Anthropos, 112(1) 243-255

Peternel, Lana; Malnar, Ana; Martinović Klarić, Irena. 2015. The Analysis of Cultural Consensus Model of Two Good Life Sub-domains - Health & Well-being and Migration & Socio-economic Milieu - In Three Population Groups from Croatia. Journal of Biosocial Science. 47(4) 469-492.

Peternel, Lana; Malnar, Ana; Martinović Klarić, Irena. 2014. Cultural Importance of Two Lifestyle Sub-Domains (Education & Professional Life and Intimate & Family Relationships) in Croatian Youth: Significance for Holistic Anthropological Research. Journal of Anthropological Research. 70(3) 411-437.

Peternel, Lana; Sujoldžić, Anita. 2009. Adolescents Eating Behavior, Body Image and Psychological Well-Being. Collegium Antropologicum. 33(1) 205-212.

Sujoldžić, Anita; Peternel, Lana; Kulenović, Tarik; Terzić, Rifet. 2006. Social Determinants of Health: A Comparative Study of Bosnian Adolescents in Different Cultural Contexts. Collegium Antropologicum. 30 (4) 703-711

Škreblin, Lana; Sujoldžić, Anita. 2003. Acculturation Process and Its Effects on Dietary Habits, Nutritional Behavior and Body-Image in Adolescents. Collegium Antropologicum. 27(2) 469-477.

Škreblin, Lana; Šimičić, Lucija; Sujoldžić, Anita. 2002. Ethnohistorical Processes, Demographic Structure and Linguistic Determinants of the Island of Vis. Collegium Antropologicum. 26(2) 333-350.

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