About associate
Snježana Paušek-Baždar, prof. dr. sc.
Consultations:

First Monday in the month at 4 p.m.

Public phone number:01/3832657
E-mail: E-mail
Odsjek : Department of Croatology
PhD graduation year:1991

Teaching duties

university undergraduate

Biography

She is a historian of science, a scientific advisor in a permanent vocation (since 2009) and a regular title professor (since 2014). From 1996 to 2016 she has been the director of the Department of History of Natural and Mathematical Sciences of the Institute of History and Philosophy of Science of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, and since 2016 she has worked in its  Anthropological Center.    

Born on January 10, 1950 in Brčko (BiH). She graduated from the Faculty of Science in Zagreb (1974), accomplished  the postgraduate study of the Philosophy of Science at the Interuniversity Center in Dubrovnik on the topic The Chemical Aspects of Bošković's Theory (1979), and obtained her PhD in the Faculty of Science of the University of Zagreb with Thesis Flogiston Theory in Croatian Authors (1991), under the mentorship of academician Drago Grdenić. She is engaged in researching the natural and natural philosophical, especially alchemical and chemical aspects of Croatian scholars in the European context. From these areas, she has published as author and co-author  six scientific books and four editorial books and one booklet by Ruđer Bošković, published in Croatian, French and English. She is the author of 119 scientific papers, 64 review, professional and popular-scientific papers and 7 book reviews. Together with academician Xenofon Ilakovc, she edited the book of editions of the Discussion and Material History Department of the Croatian Academy of Sciences. She is a member of the editorial office of several magazines and editions. She has participated in the exhibition of Science in Croats (1996) and Slavonia, Baranja and Srijem - the springs of European civilization (2009) and wrote articles on the catalogs of these exhibitions. She has participated in numerous scientific journals of HR and HRT. She was the head of two projects of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia, and is associate of a four-year project of Croatian Philosophy and Science in the European context of the 12th to 20th Century Croatian Science Foundation.

Since 1996 was lecturing at Croatian Studies at the University of Zagreb with a degree in "History of Exact Sciences in Croats", from 1998 to 2004 lectured on "History of Chemistry" at the Faculty of Science in Zagreb, and since 1993 have been lecturing "History of Chemistry" at Department of chemistry of the JJ University Strossmayer in Osijek. Since 2017. lecture at Faculty Croatian Studies in University of Zagreb.

 

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)
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List of select publications

Works in foreign langages  (S. Paušek-Baždar)

4 works in English, 1  French  1 Italian and 1 Slovenski

            Slikovnica/knjižica Ruđer Bošković na engleskom i francuskom jeziku

 

  1. Les idées de Bošković sur la chimie, Ruđer Bošković, Annales del' Institut Français de Zagreb, Troisieme sėrie, No 3, Zagreb, 1982., str. 126-151.
  2. Natural Scientific  Views of Frane Petrić, Studia historiae philosophiae Croaticae, Journal of the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Zagreb, sv. 2, Zagreb, 1993., str. 175-187.
  3. Gesuiti naturalisti Croati e le accademie italiane nel secolo XVIII, I Gesuiti e gli Asburgo, Edizioni LINT, Trieste, 1995., str. 115-130.
  4. The Natural-philosophical Views of Hermann of Dalmatia on the Harmony of Planets and Nature of Matter, Studia historiae philosophiae Croaticae, vol. 3, No. 3, Zagreb, 1996., str. 61-68.
  5. The Work of Josip Franjo Domin and Ludwig Mitterpacher in the Natural Sciences, Jesuits among the Croats (editor V. Pozaić, S.J.), Zagreb, 2000., str. 124-133.
  6. Natural-Historical Terminology in Joakim Stulli s Lexicon (1801),Plurilingvizam v Evropi 18. stoletja (editor F. Ferluga-Petronio), Maribor, Slavističko društvo 2002. (Zora; 17), str. 329-335.
  7. Alkemija v delih istarskih  zdravnikov Pietra Bona in  Ivana Brattija, Poligrafi, številka 29/30., letnik 8, Ljubljana 2003, str. 119-126.

 

-          Ruđer Bošković, popularna knjižica, Matica hrvatska ̶ ogranak Dubrovnik: na hrvatskom, engleskom i francuskom jeziku, Dubrovnik, 2011.

 

      

 

Professional memberships

I am member of the editorial bord Croatian Biographical Lexicon and membre of the journal Natural    Jahrbuch, Acta Medico-Historica Croatica and the edition Papers and documents of history of science Croatian Academy sciences and arts.

List of select projects

I collaborated on the project "History of Exact Sciences in Croats" (head: Academician Žarko Dadić); Project Manager "The Relationship of Natural Philosophy and Alchemy in the Renaissance in Croats" of the Ministry of Science (2008-2012).Now I am working  as associate on the four-year project of the Croatian Foundation for Science «Croatian Philosophy and Science in the European Context Between the 12th and 20th Century» 2014. – 2028., head of Erna Banić-Pajnić). Now I colaborate with Head-quartes of Dubrovnik in writing book „The naturalist of Dubrovnik in tip od History of Scence“ (2020.).

Past employments

1974 - assistant apprentice at the Institute for the History of Natural, Mathematical and Medical Sciences, later Institute for History and Philosophy of Science of the HAZU

1979 - Scientific Assistant at the same Institute

1991 - Scientific Associate

1998 - senior scientific associate

2004 - Scientific Advisor

2009 - Scientific Advisor (second permanent election), field of humanities, field history, branch history of science

1996 - 2016 Director of the Department of History of Natural and Mathematical Sciences of the Institute for History and Philosophy of Science of the HAZU

2016 - Scientific Advisor at the HAZU Anthropological Center

1993 - election to Scientific-Pedagogical Professor Associate  at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (History of Chemistry)

2014 - election to Scientific-Teaching Professor of Full Professor, Department of Chemistry of the University of J.J. Strossmayer in Osijek (History of Chemistry)

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