Ivana Vesić completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the Department of Musicology of the Faculty of Music, University of Arts in Belgrade in 2007, where she defended her master’s thesis Between politics and poetics: The field of music in Serbia and its relationship with the social reality of the interwar period. In 2007, she enrolled in a graduate course at the Department for Sociology of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, which she completed in 2009, with a master’s thesis entitled Production and promotion of world music after October 5, 2000. An analysis of social and cultural transformations using the media organisations RTS and B92 as examples. She continued her doctoral studies in the same department in 2010 and defended her thesis, entitled Construction of the Serbian musical tradition in the interwar period: The influence of ideological disputes in the Serbian political and intellectual elite, in 2016. Since 2011 she has been working as Research Assistant at the Institute of Musicology of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Belgrade, Serbia).
Ivana has published numerous papers in scholarly journals and edited books, as well as scientific reviews and encyclopaedic articles, and has participated in more than a dozen scientific conferences in Serbia and abroad. She has served on organizational and scholarly committees of several national and international conferences. Ivana was Editorial Assistant of the journal Музикологија/Musicology from February 2011 until January 2015, and joined the Editorial Board of this journal in January 2017. She reviewed the edited book Institucije, politika i muzika u Srbiji i Sloveniji 1945–1963 [Institutions, policies and music in Serbia and Slovenia, 1945–1963] published by the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Ljubljana (2015), as well as a number of national and international journals. Ivana has given numerous public lectures at the Students’ Cultural Centre in Belgrade and has made broadcasts on cultural and scientific topics on national television and radio (Radio Television of Serbia and Radio Belgrade).
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Institute of Musicology of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts