Jasmina Talam

(Last update 2020)

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

2019 Postdoctoral research - Bosnian refugees in music-making and cultural organisational activities in Sweden, mentor Dan Lundberg.

2009 PhD in Ethnomusicology, University of Sarajevo

2006 Master thesis in Ethnomusicology, University of Sarajevo

 

Teaching

Since 2020 - Full professor of Ethnomusicological subjects, University of Sarajevo

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

2019  Conservatorio superior de música de Vigo, Spain

2019/20  visiting professor, Academy of Music, University of Montenegro

2017  lecture for students and professors from Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena

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

2018-2020 Sweden

 

Research projects

2019-2020: Musical heritage of Montenegro –MusiH, Ministry of Culture of Montenegro, consultant

2019-2020 Challenges and perspectives of informatization, digitalization and dissemination of archival collections of Slovenian and Bosnian researchers - University of Sarajevo, Academy of Music in cooperation with the Slovenian academy of science and art, project leader for UNSA

2018-2019  Guideline through the traditional folk music of Bosnia and Herzegovina, project leader

2017-2018 Individual memory - collective history: ethno/musicological research, documentation and presentation, project leader

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

2020:11thSymposium of the ICTM Study Group on Music and Minorities, member of Program Committee.

2019: 6thSymposium of the ICTM Study Group for Multipart Music, member of Program Committee.

2019: 2ndInternational conference ”Musical heritage of Montenegro”, member of Program Committee.

2018: 11thInternational Symposium "Music in Society", member of Program Committee.

2018: Naučni skup  Muzičko nasljeđe Bosne i Hercegovine u povodu pet godina od osnivanja ICTM Nacionalnog komiteta u Bosni i Hercegovini i 20. godina od osnivanja Muzikološkog društva FBiH, chair of Program Committee.

2017: 1thInternational conference ”Musical heritage of Montenegro”, member of Program Committee.

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

2019:Bosnians in Sweden – Music and Identity.Reports from the Centre for Swedish Folk Music and Jazz Research 52. Stockholm: Svenskt Visarkiv.

2019: Vodič kroz tradicionalnu narodnu muziku Bosne i Hercegovine, co-authors Tamara Karača Beljak, Dragica Panić, Milorad Kenjalović. ICTM Nacionalni komitet u BiH i Univerzitet u Sarajevu. Muzička akademija.

2017: Pripovijedanje kroz pjesmu: narativni oblici u narodnoj muzičkoj tradiciji Bosne i Hercegovine. Univerzitet u Sarajevu. Muzička akademija.

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

2018: Actual issues of east-european ethnomusicology. Scientific Works I. Novikov Y. M., ed. Дніпро: Ministry of Culture of Ukraine Dnipropetrovsk M. Glinka Academy of Music.

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

2020: "Jozo Brašnić Jerkan, narodni pjevač uz debelu žicu violine". Zbornik radova predavača sa seminara folklora Hrvata u Bosni i Hercegovini. Mostar: UHAKUD BiH. 2020:143-149. (u štampi)

2019:  "A short story about a great man: Contribution by Svanibor Pettan to the development of Ethnomusicology in Bosnia and Herzegovina". Musicological Annual. LV/2. Ljubljana: Filozofska fakulteta. 29-34.

2019: "Jelena Dopuđa, prva bosanskohercegovačka etnokoreologinja". Zbornik radova "Bosanskohercegovačke naučnice i njihov istraživački rad". Edim Šator, ur. Mostar: Federalno ministarstvo obrazovanja i nauke. 565-580.

2018: "Razvoj bosanskohercegovačke etnomuzikologije u okviru Instituta za proučavanje folklora u Sarajevu".Zbornik radova "Naučna misao u BiH - Historijski razvoj do kraja 20. stoljeća". Damir Ravlić, ur. Mostar: Federalno ministarstvo obrazovanja i nauke. 631-648.

2018: "Cultural engagement in applied ethnomusicology: Examples from Bosnia and Herzegovina a contribution to applied science". T. Karača-Beljak,J. Talam. The Collection of papers of the 10thInternational Symposium "Music in Society". Amra Bosnić, Naida Hukić, eds. Sarajevo: Muzička akademija i Muzikološko društvo FBiH. 246-255.

2018: "Echoes of Forgotten Times: Professional Folk Musical Ensembles in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1878-1918)". J. Talam, L. Paćuka.Muzikološki zbornik54(1).  75-87.

2018: "Voices from the Past: The Safeguarding of the Audio Heritage of the Institute of Musicology". J. Talam, T. Karača-Beljak. Ethnomusicology in the Audiovisual Time. Yu Hui. Leonardo D'Amico and Yves Defrance, eds. Zhejiang University Press. 174-190.

2018: "Muzička tradicija Bosne i Hercegovine kroz istraživanja Matije Murke". Jasmina Talam, Tamara Karača Beljak. Forum Bosnae. 81-82.314-328.

2018: "Crnogorska narodna muzika u arhivi Instituta za muzikologiju Muzičke akademije u Sarajevu". Zbornik radova s Prve međunarodne konferencije Muzičko nasljeđe Crne Gore. Jelena Martinović-Bogojević i Tatjana Krkeljić, ur. Cetinje: Muzička akademija, Univerzitet Crne Gore. 49-63.

2018: "Digitalna infrastruktura nematerijalne kulturne baštine u Bosni i Hercegovini". Časopis za muzičku kulturuMuzika21/2.23-36.

2017: "From Urban to Rural Tradition: The Violin in Musical Traditions of Bosnia and Herzegovina". Studia Insturmentorum Musicae Popularis V. New Series. 417-430.

2017: "Matija Murko and his growing interest in South Slavic epics". The Complete Historical Collections 1899–1950. Series 16: The collection of Matija Murko (1912, 1913).Phonogrammarciv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. 15-22.

2016: "Tragom zaboravljenog etnomuzikologa: fra Branko Marić". Zbornik radova "Hercegovački naučnici/znanstvenici i tradicija istraživanja u Hercegovini". Šaban Zahirović, ur. Mostar: Federalno ministarstvo obrazovanja i nauke. 269-286.

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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