Prof. Dr. Barbara Murovec

Gruppe/n: Ehemalige Stipendiaten


Barbara Murovec is Director of the France Stele Institute of Art History at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Maribor.

Graduated in 1995 from Art History and Comparative Literature, PhD in 2000 at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. Multiple grants abroad (Munich, Vienna, Graz). 2006 founding member of the international research group Baroque Ceiling Painting in Central Europe. Leader of research programme Slovenian Artistic Identity in European Context at the France Stele Institute of Art History (2015–2020); project leader: Visual Arts and Architecture in the Spatial Context of the City of Maribor (2011–2015); Efficient Models for the Assessment of Vulnerability of Historical Monuments in Case of Armed Conflicts (2007–2009); Slovenian Reception of European Culture: The Valvasor Print Collection (2006–2008); bilateral project with Serbia: Artistic Exchange and Creation of Yugoslav Identity in Visual Culture 1848–1990: Serbia-Slovenia/Slovenia-Serbia (2012–2013); team member within several national and bilateral researches such as: Italy’s Artistic Exchange with South-Eastern Central Europe 1400–1800 (2004–2007); Art collecting in the early modern age (2005–2008).

President within the Research Council for the Humanities at Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS). Expert in EU Eranet NET-HERITAGE (European network on Research Programme applied to the Protection of Tangible Cultural Heritage), and Task leader in WP Implementation of joint activities through coordination between national RTD programmes on tangible Cultural Heritage (2009–2011). Since 2011 member of the international network for cultural studies Media and Memoria in South-Eastern Europe.

Main fields of research: painting and graphic arts from the 16th to the 20th century, cultural heritage in context, artistic migration, collecting and patronage; historiography and methodology of art history. For complete personal bibliography see:

Von 1996 bis 1997 am ZI als Stipendiatin des Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes.