assistant, young researcher

Research interests

Vanja Kočevar studies political and military history of 17th century Carniola. His research focuses on the impact of broader European developments in confessionalization, the rise of absolutism and  the thirty years' war  on the duchy of Carniola and the lives of its inhabitants.

Curriculum Vitae



2012 bachelor's degree, Department of history, Faculty of arts, University of Ljubljana.


Since 2012 young researcher at The Milko Kos historical institute ZRC SAZU, Novi trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana.

Research areas

Modern history (up to circa 1800) H230 • Political history H271 • Local and regional history, historical geography since the Middle Ages H280 


seventeenth century • military history • political history • confessionalization • thirty years' war • absolutism