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Tanja Lazić, archaeologist


Tanja Lazić, by formal education B.Sc. archaeologist, and for more than 30 years she has been working at the Semberija Museum in Bijeljina as an ethnologist studying the material and spiritual culture and cultural history of the City of Bijeljina and the area of Semberija (Northeastern Bosnia). It is especially important to emphasize her exploration of old crafts (shoemakers, blacksmiths, photographers, potters, tailors).

Name of Field in the local language
Etnologija, kulturalna antropologija i historija kulture
Area of Expertise
Development and organization of craft associations in Bijeljina, fashion in Bijeljina, the role of women in the social development of Bijeljina and Semberija.
Scientists / Scientific team
Tanja Lazić
Location, Institution, Website
Bijeljina, JU Muzej Semberije/Museum of Semberija, Karađorđeva 2;
+387 65 428 685,
Type of Institution
Cultural institution - Museum
Years of Active working in the Field
Collaborators or Successors

Laboratory and research space
Materials and equipment
Technology / Tools / Machines
Research Methods / Processes
Interviews with tellers (common people), recording of video and photo material, study of archival material and documentation and research and use of literature (primary and secondary sources).
Members / Employees
Students or other Researchers
Education of the Scientist
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade

Most impactful project
- Professional-scientific processing of old crafts (wood carving, shoemaking, blacksmithing, tailors, potters, shoemakers, etc.) in the area of Bijeljina (funds of the Museum) and the city area (exhibitions, publications); - Professional-scientific processing of the fashion phenomenon in the area of Bijeljina (exhibition, publications); - Professional-scientific analysis of the role and contribution of women to the social development of Bijeljina and Semberija (exhibitions, publications);
Grant or funding information

Awards, certifications, or scientific recognition
- March 8 Award of the City of Bijeljina "Woman of Merit" for 2022. - Member of ICOM BiH - Member of the Association of Museum Workers of the Republic of Srpska - Member of the Ethnological Society of Serbia