Dr Višnja Kisic is a researcher, educator and practitioner in the heritage and museum field. Her work focuses on relations between heritage, contemporary politics, societal issues and identities. She is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Sport and Tourism Novi Sad, Serbia, lecturer at UNESCO Chair MA in Cultural Policy and Management Belgrade and University Hassan II Casablanca, and visiting professor at the University Lyon II and the International Relations University Beijing. Since 2011, she has been a Secretary General of Europa Nostra in Serbia and has led projects, trainings, lectures and research in over 20 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. Previously, she has worked in educational and curatorial departments of Museum of Art and Archaeology in Columbia USA, Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Venice Biennale and National Museum in Belgrade. Her research Governing Heritage Dissonance: Promises and Realities of Cultural Policies, dealing with heritage-led reconciliation in the Southeast Europe. has been awarded the European Cultural Policy Research Award.
At NEMO’s European Museum Conference 2019, Višnja Kisic will participate in “Panel 2 - SDG 16: Peace, Justice, Strong Institutions” together with Keiu Telve, Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom, and Maria Vlachou, Acesso Cultura, on Friday 8 November.