Stančić Nikša, F.C.A.
Date of birth:
Place of birth:
- Stari Grad na Hvaru
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Stančić Nikša, F.C.A.
- fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
- doctor of Science
- Professor (retired) – Filozofski fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Odsjek za povijest
Functions in Academy:
- head of – Archives (01/27/2016 – …)
Membership in Academy:
- full member – Department of Social Sciences (05/20/2004 – …)
- associate member – Department of Social Sciences (05/18/2000 – 05/20/2004)
Nikša Stančić, a Croatian historian, was born March 16, 1938, in Stari Grad on the island of Hvar. He graduated in 1964 and received his doctorate in history in 1979 from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. From 1964 to 1965 he was editor of School Radio and Television, and from 1967 to 1971 he curated the Historical Museum of Croatia in Zagreb. Since 1971 he has worked at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb, and since 1991 he has been a full professor. From 1986 to 1991 he was head of the Institute for Croatian History, and from 2004 until his retirement in 2008 he was head of the Department of Croatian History.
He is engaged in the study of Croatian history of the New Age, especially the issues of modernization, nation and nationalism and Croatian national revival in northern Croatia and Dalmatia.
He is a full member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts since 2004 in the Department of Social Sciences, and since 2016 he has been heading the CASA Archives.
Significant works: Hrvatstvo, srpstvo i jugoslavenstvo u Dalmaciji u vrijeme narodnog preporoda (1970), Hrvatska nacionalna ideologija preporodnog pokreta u Dalmaciji (1980), Gajeva »Još Horvatska ni propala« iz 1832–33.: ideologija Ljudevita Gaja u pripremnom razdoblju hrvatskog narodnog preporoda (1989), Hrvatski državni sabor 1848. (co-authors I. Iveljić and J. Kolanović, 2001), Hrvatska nacija i nacionalizam u 19. i 20. stoljeću (2002), Godina 1848. u Hrvatskoj: središnje državne institucije u transformaciji (2010), Povijest hrvatskoga grba: hrvatski grb u mijenama hrvatske povijesti od 14. do početka 21. stoljeća (co-author Dubravka Peić Čaldarović, 2011).