|Location:||Katedra za modernu i suvremenu povijest, Odsjek za povijest, Ronjgova 1 (polukat)|
|Public phone number:||052 377 524|
|Personal web page:||https://unipu.academia.edu/IgorDuda|
|Official web page URL:||https://ffpu.unipu.hr/ffpu/igor.duda|
|Department:||Katedra za modernu i suvremenu povijest|
|mr.sc. graduation year:||2004|
|PhD graduation year:||2009|
Igor Duda (Pula, 1977) is a full professor at the Department of History, Faculty of Humanities, and at the Centre for Cultural and Historical Research of Socialism, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula. Since 2011 he is an external associate of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb; since 2021 a Research Fellow at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS Regensburg). He is focusing on history of everyday life and social history of socialist Yugoslavia, particularly on history of leisure, tourism, consumer culture, standard of living, childhood, making of a socialist citizen and citizens’ participation in social self-management.
He graduated in history and Croatian language and literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb (2000), where he also earned his MSc (2004) and PhD (2009) degrees in history. As an OSI/FCO Chevening Scholar he spent a year at the University of Oxford (2002/03). Later he was a visiting researcher at the CSEES, University of Graz (2015/16), and at the Leibnitz-IOS in Regensburg (2019). He cooperated with the Miroslav Krleža Lexicographic Institute in Zagreb and was a researcher within the project Tourism and Leisure Cultures in Socialist Yugoslavia (University of Graz, FWF, 2005-2008). He was the principal investigator of the research project Making of the Socialist Man. Croatian Society and the Ideology of Yugoslav Socialism (financed by HRZZ 2014-17), and currently he has the same role within the research project Microstructures of Yugoslav Socialism: Croatia 1970-1990 (financed by HRZZ 2018-23). As a co-author, he participated in several exhibitions and documentaries. At the University of Pula he teaches courses in contemporary history. He also teaches at the PhD programme in modern and contemporary history at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. He is the organiser of the annual summer Doctoral Workshop in Pula (since 2015), co-organiser of the biennial conference series Socialism on the Bench (since 2013), as well as the co-editor-in-chief of the journal History in Flux (since 2019). He was the co-founder and the first head of the Centre for Cultural and Historical Research of Socialism in the year 2012/13 (again in 2016/17 and 2020/21). He was the head of the Department of History 2013-17.