University of Zagreb

Faculty of Kinesiology

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doc. dr. sc. Sunčica Bartoluci

Title: Assistant professor


Wednesday, 12:00-13:00

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Department of Kinesiological Anthropology and Methodology
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Teaching duties

university integrated undergraduate and graduate

professional bachelor



2017-  Assistant Professor

2003 – 2017 Research Fellow/Senior Assistant; Working as a researcher and teacher (subjects:  Kinesiological Sociology; Sociology of Sport, Communication in Sport, Philosophy of Sport)


2013 PhD – Thesis Title: “The Role of High-Performance Sport in Shaping of National Identity in the Republic of Croatia: The Comparison of the 1990s and the 2000s”, University of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia

2003 Master of Arts in Sociology and Philosophy University of Zagreb Croatian Studies-Studia Croatica, Zagreb, Croatia


Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

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List of select publications

  1. Bartoluci, S., & Doupona, M. (2019). He’s ours, not yours! Reinterpreting national identity in a post-socialist context. International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
  2. Bartoluci S.;  Ukić M. (2018). Croatian basketball in contemporary society – where has national identity disappeared? // Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Kinanthropology / Martin Zvonař, Zuzana Sajdlová (ur.).Brno : Masarykova univerzita,  437-444.
  3. Bartoluci, S.; Doupona Topič, M. (2017). A Young Athlete and the Challenges of National Identity: The Case Of Jakov Fak. Acta Kinesiologica, 11 (2017) Suppl 1: 116-120.
  4. Bartoluci, S.; Draženović, L. (2017). Pet zastava, četiri države, jedno državljanstvo – čije su medalje? Sociologija i prostor, 55 (2017) 208 (2): 223-238. DOI 10.5673/sip.
  5. Bartoluci, S.; Ukić, M. (2017). Croatian Basketball as a Framework for Understanding National Identity in the 1990s // 8th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology. Proceedings. / Milanović, Dragan ; Sporiš, Goran ; Šalaj, Sanja ; Škegro, Dario (ur.). Zagreb : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, 491-494

Professional memberships

Hrvatsko sociološko društvo

International Sociology of Sport Association

European Association for Sociology of Sport

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport

Past employments

2003 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology