Svetlana Slapšak

scientist, anthropologist and doctor of ancient studies, author of numerous papers in the field of anthropology, linguistics, classical studies, gender studies, Balkanology and comparative studies. She has written and edited more than seventy books and anthologies, over four hundred scientific studies, and several novels, travelogues, and plays. She was the editor-in-chief of the journal ProFemina, full professor of anthropology of the ancient worlds, gender studies and Balkanology in Ljubljana, dean of the ISH (Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis), director of the Institute for Balkan and Mediterranean Studies and Culture in Ljubljana and others. She has won several prestigious awards for her theoretical and literary work.