Dušica Živković (1955) – ethnologist/anthropologist, Museum Counsellor; she published numerous scholarly papers and publications (more than 100) and implemented more than 95 professional and international temporary and permanent exhibitions. As a Deputy Minister of Culture of Serbia, she managed and coordinated a series of activities aimed at implementing the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. At the same time, she participated in the work of the General Assembly and the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Paris and was involved in the activities of other international professional and expert associations (ICOM, ICROM, UNESCO, ICOM SEE). She was the first head of the National Committee for the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Serbia, the author of the film Saint George's Day in Serbia and expert consultant of the film Celebration of the Family Saint Patron's Day, both made for the purpose of the nomination for the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Dušica Živković is the author of the film Christmas for Little Vesna and a co-author of the film Prayer, the winner of the Grand Prix at the International Documentary Film Festival in Paris. For many years she has collaborated with boards and editors of the Radio Television of Serbia and the company's local studios, as well as with local televisions in Zaječar and Knjaževac, in making TV shows.


Ines Prica is a Principal Research Fellow and the director of the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb. She studied ethnology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, where she also acquired her Master’s Degree. She was employed at the Ethnographic Institute of SASA (1985–89). She acquired a PhD degree from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.
1989, she has been employed at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb. She was the leader of several research projects (Culture in Transition: Hybridity, Representations, Living Practices; Ethnography of Worldly Transition: Templates and Deviations; Post-Socialism and the Cultural Subject: Hybrid Practices of Cultural Mediation) and published numerous studies in the field of anthropological and cultural theory. She also lectures at the PhD programme of the Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology Department of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb.

As a member of the Organizing Committee of the 15th Performance Studies International Conference Misfiring, Misfitting, Misreading (2009), Ines Prica was the leader of the workshop Post-Socialism and Back and the co-author of the performance Ganga Party.
She is a co-author of the ethno-documentary Voices from Dalmatian Hinterland (with Jože Rehberger Ogrin) and the art-documentary Black Eyes (with Ivo Kuzmanić). She was a member of the jury of the Etnofilm Festival in Rovinj (2015, with Oliver Sertić).


Andrei Simic is currently a Professor of Anthropology and an Associate of the Centre for Visual Anthropology at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles. He received his PhD in socio-cultural anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley in 1970. His academic interests include visual anthropology, popular culture, socio-cultural change in former Yugoslavia and Serbia, ethnicity and Euro-American immigrant society, and social gerontology. He is the author of over 100 publications. In 1991, he was elected a member of the Union of Serbian Writers. He has produced three ethnographic films, two of which deal with Serbian and East European immigrant culture in the US. He has also participated as an editorial and ethnographic consultant in the production of 22 other documentary films. His still photographs have appeared in numerous publications, as well as in several museum exhibits. Most recently, and in collaboration with his wife, Dr. Maria Budisavljevic Oparnica, he assembled an exhibit of archival and family photographs of Serbian immigrant life in America between 1893 and 1947 which was displayed at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade during the summer of 2010.