Sofija Drecun is the executive project coordinator and editor of The Regional Cultural Policy and Management Platform. She is a co-founder of an NGO “ORUK” and runs an internet consultancy agency Web & Tech Feed.
She graduated from Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade in 2011 (Bachelor of Science in Management and Production in Theatre, Radio and Culture), and from the University of Arts in Belgrade in 2012 - the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management - joint interdisciplinary master study program organized with the Université Lumière Lyon 2, with the thesis “Internet based religions: Alternative and deregulated system of belief in new media environment”. She is currently enrolled in doctoral scientific studies of management in culture and media.
As a student and a researcher, she has attended numerous local, regional and international seminars and conferences in the field of cultural policy, management in culture, media etc.
Her research interests include New Media, Digital Natives vs Digital Immigrants, Cyber religion, Social Media, Digital Literacies, and Internet memes.
She has participated in numerous different seminars and workshops, and has presented her papers at following conferences:
- International Interdisciplinary Symposium PHILOSOPHY OF MEDIA (2012.) Art and Media in Opatija, Croatia – presented her paper “Media pluralism and Content diversity” (published in the post-conference journal).
- International symposium “Performing artist: from an alternative rebel to the role of celebrity” (2012) in Belgrade, Serbia – presented her paper “Internet based religions: alternative and deregulated system of believe in the new media environment” with a special focus on Internet preacher.
- 2012 Bucharest, Romania: ISHA Summer Seminar "Symbols and figures of power" - presented the paper “Internet based religions”.
- NORDMEDIA 2013 conference: “Defending democracy. Nordic and global diversities in media and journalism” presented her paper “Internet based religions: alternative and deregulated system of believe in the new media environment”.
- The International Society for Media, Religion, and Culture Conference (2014) at The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom.
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New Media, Digital Natives vs Digital Immigrants, Cyber religion, Social Media, Digital Literacies, and Internet memes