Jasmina Talam

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Jasmina Talam

Jasmina Talam completed undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD studies at the Academy of Music, University of Sarajevo. She is professor of ethnomusicologys and Head of the Institute for Musicology at the Academy of Music, University of Sarajevo. She regularly presents the results of her research at national and international conferences and has contributed to numerous articles, book chapters and edited works. She is a member of the editorial board of the journal Muzika (Academy of Music in Sarajevo and the Musicological Society of FBiH) and the Journal of  Literature and Art Studies (David Publishing, New York). She is the editor/co-editor of a few collections of papers, a member of the Steering Committee of the Musicological Society FB-H and is the Chair of the ICTM National Committee for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

Academic qualifications

2009 PhD in Ethnomusicology, University of Sarajevo

2006 Master thesis in Ethnomusicology, University of Sarajevo

 

Teaching

Since 2014 Associate professor of Ethnomusicological subjects, University of Sarajevo

2009-2014 Assistant professor of Ethnomusicological subjects, University of Sarajevo

2006-2009 Teachers assistant in the field of Ethnomusicology, University of Sarajevo

 

Guest lectures

2017 Academy of Music, University of Montenegro

2015 State music conservatory, Astrakhan, Russia

2013 Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Department of Musicology, Turkey

2010, 2013 Faculty of Art, Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia

2009 for students and professors from University of Boston, USA

2009 Academy of Music, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2007- 2009 and 2011- 2014 Academy of Music and Faculty of Art, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2008 for students and professors from Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University, USA

 

Fieldwork

since 1986 Bosnia and Herzegovina

1986 Montenegro: Baošić

1987 Croatia: Župa Dubrovačka

 

Research projects

2014-2015 Transformations of popular music after the dissolution of SFR Yugoslavia: On 'feedbacks' between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia. University of Sarajevo, Academy of Music in cooperation with the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts.

2014-2015 Women as Carriers of Folk Music Practices in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2014 Celebrating 110 years of the birth of the first Bosnian ethnochoreologist Jelena Dopuđa.

2008-2009 Perception of the Turks and of the East in folk music in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia: Ethnomusicological parallels. University of Sarajevo, Academy of Music in cooperation with University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts.

 

Memberships

Research Centre for European Multipart Music, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien (since 2016)

CISAR – Center for Interdisciplinary Social Applied Research (since 2015)

ICTM – International Council for Traditional Music (member since 2007, Liaison Officer for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2010-2014),

ICTM – National Committee in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Chair since 2014)

The Musicological Society of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (member since 1998)

 

Organization of confereces and symposia

2017: 21st symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Musical Instruments, member of Program Committee.

2016: 10th International Symposium "Music in Society", member of Program Committee.

2015: 13th International "Border Crossings". Students’ Conference, member of Program Committee.

2014: 9th International Symposium "Music in Society", member of Program Committee.

2013: Obilježavanje značajnih jubileja bosanskohercegovačke muzikologije i etnomuzikologije, Chair of Program Committee.

2012: 8th Meeting of the ICTM Study Group on Maqām, member of Program Committee.

2012: Sevdalinka - link između koncepcije i percepcije, member of Program Committee.

2010: Nematerijalno kulturno nasljeđe, member of Program Committee.

2008: 7th International Symposium "Music in Society", member of Program Committee.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

2014 Narodni muzički instrumenti u Bosni i Hercegovini. Univerzitet u Sarajevu. Muzička akademija.

2013 Folk Musical Instruments in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

 

Edited books

2016. Zbornik radova u čast 120-godišnjice rođenja prvog bosanskohercegovačkog etnomuzikologa fra dr. Branka Marića. Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak, eds. Muzička akademija, Univerzitet u Sarajevu i Hercegovačka franjevačka provincija.

2015. Zbornik radova "Žene nositeljice narodne muzičke prakse u Bosni i Hercegovini. Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak, eds. Academy of Music, University of Sarajevo, ICTM National Committee in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2014. The Collection of Papers Celebrating 110 years of the birth of the first Bosnian ethnochoreologist Jelena Dopuđa. Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak, eds. Academy of Music, University of Sarajevo, ICTM National Committee in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2014. Maqām: Historical Traces and Present Practice in South European Music Traditions. 8th Symposium of the ICTM Study Group Maqām. Jürgen Elsner, Gisa Jähnichen, Jasmina Talam, eds. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2012. Collection of papers 7th International Symposium "Music in Society". Talam, Jasmina, Fatima Hadzic, and Refik Hodzic, eds. Academy of Music and Musicological Society FB-H.

2008 Legat akademika Cvjetka Rihtmana. I. Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača-Beljak, eds. Catalogue. language Bosnian. Sarajevo: Univerzitet u Sarajevu: Muzička akademija u Sarajevu: Institut za muzikologiju.

2008 Collection of Papers: 6th International Symposium "Music in Society". Jasmina Talam, editor in chief. Academy of Music and Musicological Society FB-H.

 

Editorship

since 2017: Accelerando: Belgrade Journal of Music and Dance

since 2014: Journal Muzika. Muzička akademija i Muzikološko društvo FbiH (member of the editorial board).

since 2014: Journal of Literature and Art Studies. David Publishing Company, New York, USA (member of the editorial board).

 

Articles in books and journals

2016: "Fra Branko Marić, začetnik bosanskohercegovačke etnomuzikologije". Zbornik radova u čast 120-godišnjice rođenja prvog bosanskohercegovačkog etnomuzikologa fra dr. Branka Marića. Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak, ur. Muzička akademija, Univerzitet u Sarajevu i Hercegovačka franjevačka provincija. 21-39.

2016: "Historijski snimci kao nematerijalna kulturna baština i istraživački resursi". Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak. Zbornik radova Međunarodnog simpozija Između teorije i prakse. Novi Sad: Akademija umetnosti. 66-77.

2016: "Matija Murko and his research in Bosnia and Herzegovina". J. Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak. Collection of papers 9th International Symposium "Music in Society". Academy of Music and Musicological Society FB-H. 505-518.

2015: "Creation, Transmission and Performance: Guslars in Bosnia and Herzegovina". Muzikološki Zbornik 51(II). 203-221.

2015: "Pripovijedanje kroz pjesmu kao dio ženskog muzičkog izraza u Bosni i Hercegovini" Zbornik radova "Žene nositeljice narodne muzičke prakse u Bosni i Hercegovini. Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak, ur. Muzička akademija, Univerzitet u Sarajevu i ICTM Nacionalni komitet BiH. 34-49.

2014: "Propitivanje etnomuzikoloških konteksta u Bosni i Hercegovini kroz djelatnost folkloristikinja Mire Fulanović Šošić, Dunje Rihtman-Šotrić, Jasne Spajić i Ankice Petrović". J. Talam, T. Karača-Beljak. Zbornik radova u čast 110-godišnjice rođenja prve bosanskohercegovačke etnokoreologinje Jelene Dopuđe. Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak, ur. Muzička akademija u Sarajevu, ICTM Nacionalni komitet BiH. 240-249.

2014: "From Traditional to Modern: Ilahy in Bosnia and Hercegovina". Maqām: Historical Traces and Present Practice in South European Music Traditions. Jürgen Elsner, Gisa Jähnichen and Jasmina Talam, eds. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 204-212.

2013: "Traditional Instrumentalists: Experiences in Bosnia and Herzegovina". 19. meeting ICTM Study Group Folk Musical Instruments. Studia Insturmentorum Musicae Popularis III. New Series. 339-348.

2012: "Bosna Hersek’teki şehir mȕziǧi geleneǧi: sevdalinka ve saz". J. Talam, T. Karača-Beljak. Porte akademik. Journal of Music and Dance Studies. 2. Special Issue on Organology. 85-93.

2011: "Examples of an interesting practice: Singing by the pan". 18. meeting ICTM Study Group Folk Musical Instruments. Studia Insturmentorum Musicae Popularis II. New Series. 251-255.

2011: "Ethnomusicological Research and Fieldwork Methodology – Expirience in Bosnia and Herzegovina". J. Talam, T. Karača-Beljak. In: Approaches to Music Research: between Practice and Epistemiology. Methodolody of Music Research. Vol. 6. L. Stefanija, N. Schüler, eds. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. 97-102.

2010: "Zaštita nematerijalne kulturne baštine: muzička tradicija Bosne i Hercegovine". J.Talam, T. Karača Beljak. Muzika 35/36. 64-69.

2010: "Mehterhane and their influence on the Bosnian folk music". In: Militärmusik zwischen nutzen und missbrauch. Manfred Heidler, ed. Militärmusikdienst der Bundeswhr. Bonn. 9-16.

2010: "Revitalisation of the legacy of Cvjetko Rihtman. Ongoing ethnomusicological research at the Academy of Music in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina". Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača-Beljak. In: Researching conservatoires enquiry, innovation and the development of artistic practice in higher music education. Pocketbook. Helena Gaunt, ed. Polifonia research working group. AEC Publication. 77.

2009: "Drums in Bosnia and Herzegovina". 17. meeting ICTM Study Group Folk Musical Instruments. Studia Insturmentorum Musicae Popularis. I. New Series. 279-288.

2009: "Ottoman Influence on Folk Music Tradicion of Bosnia and Herzegovina". J.Talam i T. Karača-Beljak. Muzikološki zbornik. XLV/1. Ljubljana: Filozofska fakulteta. 117-127.

2008: "Echoes of a forgotten time – BH folk music practice". J. Talam, T. Karača Beljak. In: Collection of papers 6th International Symposium "Music in Society". Academy of Music and Musicological Society FB-H. 184-195.

2008: "Novi izazovi – digitalizacija snimaka iz legata C. Rihtmana: sveska prva". J. Talam, T. Karača Beljak. Muzika XII/2 (32).25-28.

2007: "Bosanska bugarija". In: Narodna umjetnost. 44/2. Zagreb: Institut za etnologiju i folkloristiku. 185-205.

2007: "Institute for Musicology of the Academy of Music in Sarajevo". In: Research of Dance and Music on the Balkans. IMS. 198-203.

 

Lexicon articles

2014: Bosnia and Herzegovina: Contemporary performance practice. SAGE Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology.

2014: Bojan Bujić. Grove Music Online, Oxford University Press.

2014: Branimir Marijić. Grove Music Online, Oxford University Press.

2014: Bosnia and Herzegovina: Traditional music. Grove Music Online, Oxford University Press.

2013: Dervečanske/izvorne songs. "European genres" New volume of the Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World. Paolo Prato, quest editor.

 

Audio-visual publications

2016: Traditional folk music of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Series 1: Saz in Bosnia. CD. Issued by: ICTM Nacionalni komitet u Bosni i Hercegovini/ ICTM National Committee in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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