Tamara Nikolić Đerić (1983) holds degrees in ethnology/cultural anthropology and indology/oriental studies. Since 2008, she has been working as curator for the Ethnographic Museum of Istria. Along with other museum activities she started and still runs the first Ethnographic film festival in Croatia, ETNOFILm, dedicated to visual documentation and interpretation of ICH. Since 2014, Nikolić Đerić collaborates as professional program manager and from 2017 as President of Ecomuseum Batana (UNESCO Register of Good safeguarding practices, 2016). She founded the association FARO11, dedicated to the promotion of creative industries and community-based cultural management.
She is PhD candidate at the Department for Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Zagreb, researching topics on working women. Her work is entitled ‘Women and industry: Intersectional analysis of the role and position of Rovinj industrial women workers.’ She has authored several scientific and professional articles and exhibitions. Her fields of interest inclucde cultural policies, women studies, museum studies, visual and economic anthropology.