Title: Associate professor
sabbatical 25 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2020
Igor Duda (Pula, 1977) is Associate 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. He graduated in history and Croatian language and literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb (2000). He earned his MSc (2004) and PhD (2009) degrees in history from the same university. His research fields are social history and the history of everyday life of the second half of the 20th century, Croatia in socialist Yugoslavia, history of leisure and tourism, history of consumer culture and history of childhood. 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, 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 2018-22). 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) and co-organiser of the biennial conference series Socialism on the Bench (since 2013). 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). He was the head of the Department of History 2013-17.
U potrazi za blagostanjem. O povijesti dokolice i potrošačkog društva u Hrvatskoj 1950-ih i 1960-ih, Srednja Europa, Zagreb, 2005, 2014.
Pronađeno blagostanje. Svakodnevni život i potrošačka kultura u Hrvatskoj 1970-ih i 1980-ih, Srednja Europa, Zagreb, 2010, 2014.
Danas kada postajem pionir. Djetinjstvo i ideologija jugoslavenskoga socijalizma, Srednja Europa and Sveučilište Jurja Dobrile u Puli, Zagreb and Pula, 2015.
Social Inequalities and Discontent in Yugoslav Socialism, eds. Rory Archer, Igor Duda and Paul Stubbs, Routledge (Southeast European Studies), London and New York, 2016.
Stvaranje socijalističkoga čovjeka. Hrvatsko društvo i ideologija jugoslavenskoga socijalizma, ed. Igor Duda, Srednja Europa and Sveučilište Jurja Dobrile u Puli, Zagreb and Pula, 2017.
Komunisti i komunističke partije: politike, akcije, debate. (Zbornik odabranih radova s Trećeg međunarodnog znanstvenog skupa Socijalizam na klupi, Pula, 28-30. rujna 2017.), ed. Igor Duda, Srednja Europa and Sveučilište Jurja Dobrile u Puli, Zagreb and Pula, 2019.