Marijanca AJŠA VIŽINTIN

She is employed at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (ZRC SAZU), Slovenian Migration Institute as a research assistant. She completed PhD at the Universitiy of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, and got a Silver award ZRC (2014) for her PhD thesis "The Inclusion of Immigrant Children of the First Generation and Intercultural Dialogue in Slovene Primary Schools". She works on projects that develop intercultural dialogue, intercultural competence, intercultural education, inclusion of migrant children in Slovenia. She is also interseted in emigration from Slovenia to Germany and Bosnia and Herzegovina. She gave lectures at Slovenian faculties, at secondary and primary schools and participated at conferences in Slovenia and abroad (Austria, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Sweden). In 2013-2014 she was a co-editor of academic journal Dve domovini / Two Homelands. References: VIŽINTIN, M. A. (Im)migrant and Ethnic Minority Literature in Education Curricula in Slovenia. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 2016, 18/1, http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2763 VIŽINTIN, M. A. Model medkulturne vzgoje in izobraževanja: za uspešnejše vključevanje otrok priseljencev (The Intercultural Education Model: For more successful Inclusion of Immigrant children). Dve domovini/Two Homelands 2014, 40, 71-89, http://twohomelands.zrc-sazu.si/sl/issues/items VIŽINTIN, M. A. The Integration of Immigrant Children in Slovenia: Good Practices from Primary Schools. Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences 2013, 6, 2, 53-68, http://www.iiass.com/pdf/IIASS-volume6-number2-article4.pdf