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Maja Godina Golija was born in 1960 in Maribor. She completed her studies in ethnology and philosophy in 1986 at Ljubljana's Faculty of Arts, where she received her master's degree in 1990 and her doctoral degree in 1995, both in the field of ethnology. During her master's studies she did additional study and training in Prague and Łódź. During her doctoral studies she spent three semesters at the University of Münster, where she attended a seminar in European ethnology.

Since 1996 she has been working in the section for material culture at the Institute of Slovenian Ethnology, where she primarily studies Slovenian food. In 2003 she became an assistant professor for Slovenian ethnology at Maribor's Faculty of Education. She is also a lecturer in natural and cultural heritage at the Higher Vocational School for Catering and Tourism in Maribor. At the graduate School for the Study of Ideas and Cultures of the Nova Gorica Polytehnic and the SRC SASA, she gives lectures in the topic "Language of Objects: Chapters from Slovenian Material Culture."

Godina Golija is a member of the executive presidency of the International Commission for Research into European Food History, the Slovenian Ethnological Society, the International Commission for Ethnological Food Research and the editorial board of the SRC SASA Historical Seminar. In 2002 and 2003 she was chief editor of the journal Traditiones.

Since 2010 she is head of the Research Units of SRC SASA in Maribor and in Prekmurje.

Fields of research

Food ethnology, History of ethnology, Theory and methodology of ethnological research, Urban ethnology.

Selected publications

Preučevanje delavske kulture v Češki (Praški) etnografiji, Maja Godina-Golija, Janja Žagar. 1987

Ethnological study of urban environments : the case study of ethnological research of Maribor, Maja Godina-Golija. 1992

Stanovanjska kultura mariborskih industrijskih delavcev v obdobju med obema vojnama, Maja Godina-Golija. 1991

O razumevanju in preučevanju hrane kot kulturne dobrine, Maja Godina-Golija. 1995

Teoretična izhodišča etnološkega preučevanja prehrane, Maja Godina-Golija. 1996

Prehrana v Mariboru v dvajsetih in tridesetih letih 20. stoletja, Maja Godina-Golija. 1996

O etnološkem vidiku inovacij v prehrani ali kako smo Slovenci postali ljubitelji krompirja, Maja Godina-Golija. 1997

Pomen uvajanja krompirja za spreminjanje prehrane na Slovenskem, Maja Godina-Golija. 1998

Primorski begunci in njihov vpliv na prehreno v Mariboru pred drugo svetovno vojno, Maja Godina-Golija. 1999

Sodobna prizadevanja v etnološkem raziskovanju prehrane, Maja Godina-Golija. 2000

Pomen kuharskih knjig za etnološko raziskovanje prehrane, Maja Godina-Golija. 2001

Izbrana poglavja iz življenja Mariborčanov od leta 1860 do 1941, Maja Godina-Golija. 2002

Stavbarstvo slovenskega etničnega prostora v delu Die österreichisch-ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild, Maja Godina-Golija. 2002

Muzejsko društvo in ustanovitev mestnega muzeja v Mariboru, Maja Godina-Golija

Oblikovanje sodobnega potrošnika : o spremembah v preskrbi in pridelavi živil na Slovenskem, Maja Godina-Golija. 2008

Materialne sledi kulture : prazniki in praznična miza Slovencev v 20. in 21. stoletju, Maja Godina-Golija. 2008

From gibanica to pizza : changes in Slovene diet in the twentieth century, Maja Godina-Golija. 2010

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