Research Areas:

  • 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 two 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.”
As a student of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, Ramšak was a recipient of the Srečko Kosovel award for outstanding achievement in preparing his graduate thesis.
Jure Ramšak has authored two scientific monographs and over a dozen research articles that were published by leading academic periodicals, such as the “Journal of Church and State” and “Religion, State and Society.” His bibliography comprises a total of more than 70 items.