Jure Ramšak, PhD
- Contemporary History
- Intellectual history
- Political and economic history of Slovenia and Yugoslavia
Biography:Jure Ramšak graduated from the Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, in 2008. He became a young researcher and enrolled in the doctoral course at the same faculty, which he completed in 2013 with the dissertation entitled “Dissent in Self-management Socialism. Contents and Position of Social Criticism in Slovenia, 1972–1980.”
As a research fellow at the Institute for Historical Studies at the Science and Research Centre Koper, Jure Ramšak has been, since 2018, managing a basic research project about the engagement between Marxism and Christianity in Slovenia during the years 1931–1991. Before that, he completed three post-doctoral projects and participated as an assistant in numerous national and international projects. In recent years, Ramšak has co-organised several international scientific conferences, participating, since 2015, in a DAAD international research networking project run by Humboldt University of Berlin. Between 2009 and 2011, he was also editor of the historiographical journal “Acta Histriae”.
Jure Ramšak has authored two scientific monographs and over a dozen research articles that were published by leading academic periodicals, such as “The International History Review”, “Journal of Church and State”, and “Comparative Southeast European Studies”. His bibliography comprises a total of more than 100 items.
For his scientific monograph “Self-management of the intellect: social criticism in the late-socialist Slovenia” he was awarded KLIO Award by the Historical Association of Slovenia for the most outstanding historiographical work in 2018–2019.