Urška Strle

Urška Strle, PhD is a research fellow at the Department of history, University of Ljubljana. She graduated in History at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana in 2004 on the topic of women’s movement in Slovene and Slovak women’s magazines, based on a year-long research carried out in Bratislava. Between 2006 and 2013 she was employed at the Slovenian Migration Institute of Science Research Centre of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana. In 2010 she completed her PhD thesis entitled Slovenians in Canada: Emigration through the Prism of Oral Testimony. In 2012 she was selected for a postdoc fellowship to research Slovenians in Canada, funded by the International Committee for Canadian Studies in Ottawa. She has been involved in several international (CEACS, Mobility, YAM, 7th Frame Programme) and national projects. Her fields of interest are migration history (through the prism of war, identity, memory, childhood, women question, refugees, internment, exile, everyday life) in 19th and 20th Century and oral history.