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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

 

Education

  • 2012 bachelor's degree, Department of history, Faculty of arts, University of Ljubljana.
  • 2017 PhD, Department of history, Faculty of arts, University of Ljubljana.

Employment

  • 2012–2016 young researcher at the Milko Kos historical institute ZRC SAZU, Novi trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana.
  • 2017 assistant at the Milko Kos historical institute ZRC SAZU, Novi trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana.

Training

  • Erasmus – Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Tübingen, Nemčija, marec–julij 2011). Mentor: Prof. Dr. Anton Schindling.
  • Stipendien der Stipendienstiftung der Republik Österreich (Gradec, Avstrija, september 2015). Projekt: Die steiermärkisch-krainischen ständischen Beziehungen und der Grazer Hof zur Regierungszeit des Erzherzogs und Kaisers Ferdinand II. (1595-1637). Mentor: Ao.Univ.Prof.Dr. Harald Heppner.
  • Ernst Mach-Stipendien, Ernst Mach weltweit (Dunaj, Avstrija, januar–september 2017). Projekt: Erbhuldigungen in den habsburgischen Erbldndern. Mentorica: Ao.Univ.Prof.Dr. Marija Wakounig.

Awards and recognition

  • Recognition of University of Ljubljana, Faculty of arts for best PhD in the humanities in the academic year 2016–2017.

Skills

Vanja Kočevar is active in scolarly editions and translating of historical sources.

Research areas

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

Keywords

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