Education and Work

    Ivana Medic PhD Awarded

  • PhD Music, School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 2010
    – Supervised by Prof. David Fanning
    – Funded by the Overseas Research Award, Graduate Teaching Assistantship and School of Arts, Histories and Cultures Award
    – PhD Thesis: Alfred Schnittke’s Symphonies 1-3 in the Context of Late Soviet Music
  • MPhil Musicology, University of Arts, Faculty of Music, Belgrade, Serbia, 2005
    – Supervised by Prof. Mirjana Veselinović-Hofman and Prof. Miodrag Šuvaković
    – Funded by the Serbian Ministry of Science
    – MPhil Thesis: Theory and Practice of the Total Work of Art (Gesamtkunstwerk) in the 20th Century
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Course in Composition and Analysis, Stockhausen-Stiftung für Music, Kürten, Germany, 2004
  • Cultural and Gender Studies (1-year postgraduate programme), Alternative Academic Educational Network, Belgrade, Serbia, 2001
  • BA Musicology, University of Arts, Faculty of Music, Belgrade, Serbia, 1999

Employment History

  • INSTITUTE OF MUSICOLOGY, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts: Research Associate (2013 – present)
    – Head of the international project Quantum Music, funded by the EACEA programme Creative Europe (2015-2018). Partners: New Art Centre (Belgrade), Danish National School for Performing Arts (Copenhagen), Kino Šiška Centre for Urban Culture (Ljubljana) and Centre for the Promotion of Science (Belgrade); associate partners: Oxford University, Department of Physics (Oxford), TodaysArt (The Hague)
    – Head of the Belgrade Team for the Trilateral Project City Sonic Ecology – Urban Soundscapes of Bern, Ljubljana and Belgrade, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation programme SCOPES (2014-2017). Partners: Department of Ethnomusicology, University of Bern, Switzerland (Head of the project: Prof. Dr Britta Sweers), and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Head: Dr Ana Hofman)
    – Project Identities of Serbian Music Within Local and Global Frameworks: Traditions, Changes, Challenges, funded by the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (2011-2015)
  • GOLDSMITHS, University of London: Visiting Research Fellow (previously: Researcher/Archivist) at the Centre for Russian Music (2010-present)
  • THE OPEN UNIVERSITY IN THE NORTH WEST: Associate Lecturer (2011-2012). Module: A224 – Inside Music
  • UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama: Graduate Teaching Assistant (2006-2012)
    Modules: Music and Ideas (Aesthetics of Music), Approaches to Musicology, Western Music and its Contexts, Harmony and Counterpoint, Tonality, Special Subject.
  • Division of Development and Alumni Relations: Fundraiser – Telephone Campaigns (2006-2007)
  • SERBIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, Radio Belgrade 3: Music Editor, Editor-in-Chief, Coordinator of International Exchange of Radio Programmes with EBU (2002-2006)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARTS, Faculty of Music, Belgrade, Serbia: Assistant Lecturer at the Department for Music Theory (1999-2002)
    Modules: 18th-, 19th- and 20-th Century Harmony, Music Analysis, Generalbass and Improvisation
  • University of Priština (relocated to Kosovska Mitrovica): Assistant Lecturer at the Department for Music History (2000-2002)
    Modules: History of Music, History of Serbian Music, Ethnomusicology
  • Music Teacher at various primary and secondary music schools in Serbia (1997-2000)

Other Activities & Memberships

  • Convenor of the BASEES Study Group for Russian and East European Music (REEM)
  • Member of the Managing Board of the Serbian Musicological Society
  • Member of the Managing Board of the Secondary Music School Mokranjac, Belgrade
  • Member of the British Association for Russian and East European Studies (BASEES)
  • Member of the Royal Music Association (RMA)
  • Member of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM)
  • Member of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE)
  • Member of the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM)

Editorial work

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the International music journal Muzikologija/Musicology (2013-present; from 2017 Editor-in-Chief)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the International arts journal Facta Universitatis – Visual Arts and Music (2015-present)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Serbian music journal Muzički Talas [Musical Wave] (2002-present)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the online journal British Postgraduate Musicology (2007-2010)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Serbian interdisciplinary journal Treći Program [Third Programme] (2002-2006)

Languages

  • Serbian (native), English (near-native proficiency), French (fluent), German, Russian, Latin (passive)