18th Islands of the World Conference “Islands: Nature and Culture” was held in Zadar, Croatia, from 13 – 17 June 2022

Duga Mavrinac and Olga Orlić, PhD held a presentation in which they presented one part of the results of the research conducted within the HRZZ project “Solidarity economy in Croatia: anthropological perspective”.

  • Duga Mavrinac, Olga Orlić: “Developing sustainability and resilience on islands: Solidarity economy on Croatian islands” (PDF presentation)

A scientific symposium “16. Croatian – Slovenian Ethnological Parallels : Food and drink in times of crisis – practices of production, distribution and consumption” was held from 9 – 10 June 2022 in Bistra, Croatia

Olga Orlić, PhD, held a presentation at the symposium.

  • Olga Orlić: “Izgradnja prehrambenog suvereniteta i prehrambenog građanstva u Hrvatskoj” (PDF presentation)

The Annual Meeting of the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore was held in Zagreb, Croatia, from 23 – 24 November 2021

Olga Orlić, PhD, held a presentation based on the results of research carried out within the scope of HRZZ project “Solidarity economy in Croatia: anthropological perspective”.

  • Olga Orlić: “Practicing solidarity in everyday economic life” – (PDF presentation)

The 9th International Symposium Anatomy of Islands was held on the island of Lastovo, Croatia, from 27 – 29 September

At the symposium two lectures based on the results of researches carried out within the scope of HRZZ project “Solidarity economy in Croatia: anthropological perspective” were held.

  • Olga Orlić and Nataša Bokan: “The Path to Sustainability: Economic practices of Solidarity on Croatian Islands” (PDF presentation)
  • Olga Orlić: “Practices of Solidarity Economy in the Past: The Shepard Commons Association in Baška”


Presentation of the SOLIDARan project

On February 27th 2020 the presentation of the SOLIDARan project was held in the premises of the Bogdan Ogrizović public library.

Olga Orlić was a guest in a newly launched “Poveznice” radio show

Ph.D. Olga Orlić, a scientific associate of the Institute for Anthropological Research, was a guest in a newly launched “Poveznice” radio show of the Department of Science and Education at the First Program of the Croatian Radio, edited by Irena Plejić Premec.

Ph.D. Olga Orlić spoke about a solidarity economy, a topic she has been working on for several years, that this year received funding from the Croatian Science Foundation for further research within the “Solidarity Economy in Croatia: Anthropological Perspective” (SOLIDARan) Project.

The first part of the show on the solidarity economy was broadcasted on 20 October 2020, at 1:20 p.m., and the show will be available for another month on the following link:


The second part of the show will be broadcasted on 27 October 2020 (Tuesday) starting at 1:10 p.m.

If you are interested in the solidarity economy and agriculture supported by the community, we invite you to switch to the 1st program of the Croatian Radio, at the specified time.