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Department of Asian Studies

Prof. Dr. Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik

Nataša VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK is a Professor at the Department of Asian Studiesa, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. She is also the initiator, co-founder, and first president of the European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology (EAAA), as well as a Senior Research Scholar and Member of ASET Advisory Board for Chinese Art, Archaeology, and Architecture (Berlin, Germany). Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik currently leads the national project Orphaned Objects: Examining East Asian Objects outside Organised Collecting Practices in Slovenia (2021–2024) and bilateral project entitled Collecting practices in the peripheries: East Asian textiles in Slovenian museums and in the Birmingham Museum of Art in the USA (2022–2024). She also led the national project East Asian collections in Slovenia: inclusion of Slovenia in the global exchange of objects and ideas with East Asia (2018–2022), within which the project team created a website and database of East Asian objects in Slovenian museums. The project team was awarded the Prometheus of Science for Excellence in Communication for 2020 by Slovene Science Foundation. She also led the project team at the Faculty of Arts within the international project PAGODE - Europeana China (2020–2021), which aimed to digitise and present Chinese heritage in the European digital library Europeana.

Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik is also a member of the editorial board of the journal Asian Studies (published by the Department of Asian Studies) and the two new book series: European Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology (published by EAAA and Brill) and East Asian collections in Slovenia (published by FF UL). She was also a member of the editorial board of the newly established EACS journal European Journal of Chinese Studies (2016–2021). She is also a board member of the East Asia Resource Library (EARL) at the University of Ljubljana and served as Head of the Department of Asian Studies from 2016–2020.

Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik studied history, art history and sinology at the Faculty of Arts University of Ljubljana. In 2006, she received her PhD from the same university. Already during her studies, she continued her education for several years at various universities in Taiwan and PR of China. She completed the first year of her doctoral studies at the Chengdu University and Sichuan Pedagogical University. After her PhD, she worked as a visiting scholar at the Center for Chinese Studies in Taipei (2009), Wuhan University (2010) and the National Palace Museum in Taipei (2013/14). Her research areas include East Asian material culture and collecting history, East Asian cultural heritage in Slovenia, traditional and modern Chinese art, Chinese funerary art, and Chinese Buddhist art. She regularly publishes research results in both Slovenian and international scientific journals. She is the author of the monograph In the world of immortal creatures: Han funerary art and its cosmological design (2017, in Slovenian language), several chapters in monographic publications, and a number of scientific articles. She was also awarded the Grand Prize of the Faculty of Arts University of Ljubljana for her scientific research work and pedagogical achievements.

Link to full bibliography: https://cris.cobiss.net/ecris/si/sl/researcher/17787

 

Monograph:

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. V svetu nesmrtnih bitij: grobna umetnost dinastije Han in njena kozmološka zasnova, (Zbirka Razprave FF). 1. izd. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete, 2017. ISBN 978-961-237-881-3. [COBISS.SI-ID 287905024]
 

Chapters in Monographs:

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Klasifikacija in reprezentacija kitajskih in japonskih zbirk v slovenskih muzejih. V: LUNAČEK, Sarah (ur.), PALAIĆ, Tina (ur.), VESELIČ, Maja (ur.). Prepletenost svetov : zgodovine in refleksije zunajevropskih raziskav v Sloveniji. Ljubljana: Založba Univerze, 2022. Str. 135-158. Zbirka Zupaničeva knjižnica, 51. ISBN 978-961-7128-36-9. ISSN 2630-3922. https://e-knjige.ff.uni-lj.si/znanstvena-zalozba/catalog/view/351/669/7634-1, DOI: 10.4312/9789617128352. [COBISS.SI-ID 115041539] .

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Zbirateljska kultura in vzhodnoazijske zbirke v Sloveniji. V: BEKEŠ, Andrej (ur.), ROŠKER, Jana S. (ur.), ŠABIČ, Zlatko (ur.). Procesi in odnosi v Vzhodni Aziji : zbornik EARL, (Zbirka Studia humanitatis Asiatica, ISSN 2463-8900). 1. izd. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete Univerze. 2019, str. 93-137, ilustr. https://e-knjige.ff.uni-lj.si/znanstvena-zalozba/catalog/view/181/277/4700-1. [COBISS.SI-ID 36504669]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Preporod kitajske umetnosti na pragu moderne dobe : vloga umetnosti v novem izobraževalnem sistemu. V: ROŠKER, Jana S. (ur.), VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (ur.), CAI, Yuanpei. Izbrana dela Cai Yuanpeija : umetnost, estetika in kultura, (Zbirka Studia humanitatis Asiatica, ISSN 2463-8900). 1. izd. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete. 2018, str. 47-63, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 67408482]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Pojav lotosovega motiva na stropu grobnic dinastij Han, Wei in Zahodni Jin. V: CULIBERG, Luka (ur.), PETROVČIČ, Mateja (ur.). Na stičišču mnogoterih svetov : azijske študije v Sloveniji, (Zbirka Razprave FF, ISSN 2335-3333). 1. izd. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete. 2016, str. 49-68, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 62138978]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Os quatro animais cosmológicos em túmulos han com murais. V: BUENO, André (ur.), NETO, José Maria (ur.). Antigas leituras visões da China antiga. União da Vitória: Unespar. 2014, str. 218-249, ilustr. https://sites.google.com/site/orientalismo/home/downloads-de-arquivos/Vis%C3%B5es%20da%20China%20Antiga_Ebook.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1. [COBISS.SI-ID 56422498]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Han and Wei Jin tombs with murals : artistic exchange in architecture and iconography. V: OLIVEIRA LOPEZ, Rui (ur.). Face to face : the transcendence of the arts in China and beyond : historical perspectives, (Global art monograph series). 1st ed. Lisboa: CIEBA. 2014, str. 40-71, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 55583330]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. The reform of Chinese painting in the Republican era : theory vs. practice. V: ROŠKER, Jana S. (ur.), VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (ur.). Modernisation of Chinese culture : continuity and change. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2013, str. 233-257, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 52774242]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Med konservatizmom in radikalizmom : modernizacija kitajskega slikarstva v dobi republike. V: ROŠKER, Jana S. (ur.), VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (ur.). Tradicija v objemu modernosti : stoletje kitajskega preporoda, (Zbirka Razprave FF). 1. izd. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete. 2012, str. 81-110, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 51123554]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (avtor, fotograf). Obredna posoda ding kot materialni odraz kitajskega kulturno-družbenega fenomena. V: MLEKUŽ, Jernej (ur.). Klepetavi predmeti : ko predmeti spregovorijo o nas in drugih, (Migracije, ISSN 1580-7401, 21). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU. 2011, str. 113-142, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 33232173]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. A reinterpretation of the lotus in the Han Wei Jin Tombs. V: ROŠKER, Jana S. (ur.), VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (ur.). The yields of transition : literature, art and philosophy in early medieval China. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2011, str. 75-100, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 45625442]
 

Research papers:

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Between ethnology and cultural history : where to place East Asian objects in Slovenian museums?. Asian studies. [Print ed.]. 2021, vol. 9 (25), iss. 3, str. 85-116, ilustr. ISSN 2232-5131. https://revije.ff.uni-lj.si/as/article/view/9808, DOI: 10.4312/as.2021.9.3.85-116. [COBISS.SI-ID 77199875] .

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Ivan Skušek ml. kot zbiratelj kitajskega pohištva. Ars & humanitas : revija za umetnost in humanistiko. [Tiskana izd.]. 2020, 14, [št.] 2, str. 45-60, ilustr. ISSN 1854-9632. https://revije.ff.uni-lj.si/arshumanitas/article/view/9451/9283, DOI: 10.4312/ars.14.2.45-60. [COBISS.SI-ID 45818883] .

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Collecting Chinese objects in Slovenia at the turn of the twentieth century. Ming Qing Yanjiu. 2020, vol. 24, issue 2, str. 161-180, ilustr. ISSN 2468-4791. https://brill.com/view/journals/mqyj/24/2/article-p161_2.xml, DOI: 10.1163/24684791-12340047. [COBISS.SI-ID 35110147] .

AMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Death in Beijing: Alma M. Karlins description of Chinese funerary rituals and mourning practices. Poligrafi : revija za religiologijo, mitologijo in filozofijo, ISSN 1318-8828. [Tiskana izd.], 2019, vol. 24, no. 93-94, str. 49-75, ilustr. http://ojs.zrs-kp.si/index.php/poligrafi/article/view/191, doi: 10.35469/poligrafi.2019.191. [COBISS.SI-ID 14206211].

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Transmission of Han pictorial motifs into the Western periphery: : Fuxi and Nüwa in the Wei-Jin Mural Tombs in the Hexi corridor. V: VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (ur.). Meaning and transformation of Chinese funerary art during the Han and Wei Jin Nanbei periods, (Asian studies, ISSN 2232-5131, vol. 7 (23), issue 2). 1st ed. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete: = University Press, Faculty of Arts. 2019, vol. 7 (23), issue 2, str. 47-86, ilustr. https://revije.ff.uni-lj.si/as/article/view/8458/8597, doi: 10.4312/as.2019.7.2.47-86. [COBISS.SI-ID 69838434]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. A lonely odyssey : The life and legacy of Alma M. Karlin. Orientations, ISSN 0030-5448, 2016, vol. 47, no. 3, str. 50-55, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 60307554]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Mao Zedong kot poslednji konfucijanski vladar? Moralno-didaktični vidik "konfucijanske umetnosti". V: ROŠKER, Jana S. (ur.), PIHLER CIGLIČ, Barbara (ur.). Konfucij in globalizacija : antični in sodobni konfucijanski diskurzi = Confucius and globalization : ancient and contemporary Confucian discourses, (Ars & humanitas, ISSN 1854-9632, 10, 1). V Ljubljani: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete: = University Press, Faculty of Arts. 2016, letn 10, št. 1, str. 133-159, ilustr. http://revije.ff.uni-lj.si/arshumanitas/article/view/6447/6128, doi: 10.4312/ah.10.1.133-161. [COBISS.SI-ID 60772450]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Ferdinand Augustin Hallerstein on Giuseppe Castiglione's Art. V: VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (ur.). European Jesuits in China : the importance of the Jesuits for the cultural and scientific development of European and Chinese society, (Asian studies, ISSN 2232-5131, vol. 3 (19), issue 2). 1st ed. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete: = University Press, Faculty of Arts. 2015, vol. 3, issue 2, str. 33-56, tabele. http://revije.ff.uni-lj.si/as/article/view/3985/5486, doi: 10.4312/as.2015.3.2.33-56. [COBISS.SI-ID 59514210]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Podoba in vloga Matere Zahodnega kraljestva v grobni umetnosti dinastije Han. V: VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (ur.). European Jesuits in China : the importance of the Jesuits for the cultural and scientific development of European and Chinese society, (Asian studies, ISSN 2232-5131, vol. 3 (19), issue 2). 1st ed. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete: = University Press, Faculty of Arts. 2015, vol. 3, issue 2, str. 197-212, ilustr. http://revije.ff.uni-lj.si/as/article/view/3672/5495, doi: 10.4312/as.2015.3.2.197-212. [COBISS.SI-ID 59499362]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Kitajska avantgardna umetnost v poznem 20. stoletju. Časopis za kritiko znanosti, ISSN 0351-4285, 2014, letn. 42, št. 258, str. 59-72, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 56412514]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Chen Shizeng?s "Theory of Subjectivity" : the influence of Chinese literati painting on the artistic search for Western modern-'isms' in the Republican Era. Dve domovini : razprave o izseljenstvu, ISSN 0353-6777. [Tiskana izd.], 2013, [Št.] 37, str. 93-102. [COBISS.SI-ID 35517997]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Han mural tombs : reflection of correlative cosmology through mural paintings. V: VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša (ur.). Chinese art between tradition and modernity, (Asian and African studies, ISSN 1408-5429, vol. 15, issue 1). 1st ed. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete: = Faculty of Arts. 2011, vol. 15, issue 1, str. 19-48, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 46256226]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. An interpretation of "two creatures with the sun and the moon" in Han tomb murals. Studia Historica Slovenica : časopis za humanistične in družboslovne študije, ISSN 1580-8122. [Tiskana izd.], 2011, letn. 11, št. 1, str. 9-30, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 1151109]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. Načelo korelativnosti v klasični kitajski kozmologiji. Dialogi, ISSN 0012-2068, 2009, letn. 45, št. 9, str. 54-74. [COBISS.SI-ID 40658786]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. The appearance of strange creature : the mural painting on the ceiling of the Bu Qianqiu. Studia orientalia Slovaca, ISSN 1336-3786, 2009, roč. 8, str. 27-45, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 44192866]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. In the world of immortal beings: grave mural paintings of the Han dynasty and their evolution. V: PETROVČIČ, Mateja (ur.). Asian history, philosophy and language, (Asian and African studies, ISSN 1408-5429, vol. 12, issue 2). Ljubljana: Department of Asian and African Studies, Faculty of Arts. 2008, str. 51-66. [COBISS.SI-ID 38263394]

VAMPELJ SUHADOLNIK, Nataša. The symbolic role of the sun and the moon in the grave paintings of the Han Dynasty. Studia Historica Slovenica : časopis za humanistične in družboslovne študije, ISSN 1580-8122. [Tiskana izd.], 2008, letn. 8, št. 1, str. 21-36, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 941957]

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