2006 (July) Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sci- ences, Discipline of Classics
Thesis: ‘Illyrian policy of Rome in the Late Republic and Early Principate’ (Supervisors: R.F. Newbold and A.G. Geddes)
2002 (July) Master of Arts, The University of Adelaide, Faculty of Arts, Department of Classics
Thesis: ‘The legislation of the late Republic: some neglected evidence in the historiography of the fall of the Roman Republic’ (Supervisor: A.G. Geddes)
2000 (December) Honours (Classical Studies), University of Adelaide, Faculty of Arts
Thesis: ‘Naval History and Influence of Dalmatian Illyrians and their shipbuilding on the ancient war- ships and naval warfare’ (Supervisor: M. O’Hea)
1999 Bachelor of Arts, University of Adelaide, Faculty of Arts
ACADEMIC POSITIONS AND APPOINTMENTS
2015- Macquarie University, Department of Ancient History/Department of International Studies (Croatian Studies): Associate lecturer
2014 Macquarie University, Department of Ancient History: Associate lecturer
2010-2014 Macquarie University, Department of Ancient History: Australian Research Council Australian Postdoctoral Fellow
2005-2009 The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Classics: Visiting Research Fellow, casual tutor and lecturer
Adjunct academic positions
2011- Macquarie University, Ancient Cultures Research Centre: Member
2011- Macquarie University, Centre for Croatian Studies: Memeber
Antiquity (UK), Croatian Studies Review (Australia & Croatia), Glasnik Zemaljskog Muzeja u Sarajevu (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Vjesnik Arheološkog Muzeja u Zagrebu; Rostra (Croatia), Anthropologie: International Journal of the Science of Man (Czech Republic)
Brill Academic Publishers, Taylor & Francis Group - Routledge, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, FF Press Zagreb, Oxbow Books, Naklada Bošković
Assessor for: Australian Research Council Discovery Projects and DECRA (2014, 2015), Prince Klaus Fund for Culture and Development (2014)
2013-14 Workshop: The Secrets of Presenting and Participating in Conferences and Seminars, for postgraduate students at Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University
Presentation: How to participate in academic conferences and seminars
2013 Workshop: Networking and Interaction of Croatian and other Community Groups, organised by Croatian Australian Community Council as a part of Harmony Festival sponsored by Community Relations Commission for a multicultural New South Wales
Presentation: Identity of second generation migrants and social inclusion
(published or accepted for publication)
2013 D. Dzino & A. Domić Kunić, Rimski ratovi u Iliriku: Povijesni antinarativ. Biblioteka Lucius 9 (Roman wars in Illyricum. Historical anti-narrative) [Školska knjiga: Zagreb, 2013].
2010 Becoming Slav Becoming Croat: Identity transformations in post-Roman and early medieval Dalmatia. East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages (450-1450) 12 [Brill Academic publishers: Leiden & Boston, 2010]
2010 Illyricum and Roman politics 229 BC – AD 68 [Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2010]
2014 D. Dzino & K. Perry (eds.), Byzantium, its neighbors and its cultures. Byzantina Australiensia 20 [Australian Association for Byzantine Studies: Brisbane, 2014].
2010 B. Sidwell & D. Dzino (eds.), Studies in Emotions and Power in the Late Roman World: papers in honour of Ron Newbold. Gorgias Précis Portfolios 8 [Gorgias Press: Piscataway NJ, 2010]
Forthcoming 2016 ‘Post-Roman Dalmatia: Collapse and Regeneration of a complex social system’, in M. Ančić, T. Vedriš and J. Shepard (eds.), Imperial spheres and the Adriatic: Byzantium, the Carolingians and the Treaty of Aachen (812) [Ashgate: Farnham]
Forthcoming 2016 ‘Subverting Braudel in Dalmatia: Religion, Landscape and Cultural Mediation in the Hinterland of the Eastern Adriatic’, in C. Concannon and L. Mazurek (eds.), Across the Corrupting Sea [Ashgate: Farnham].
Forthcoming 2016 ‘The Cult of Silvanus on the Central Adriatic Islands between Insularity and Connectivity’, in A. Kouremenos (ed.), Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean [Oxbow Books: Oxford].
Forthcoming 2016 ‘Reclaiming the Past in the valley of Una: Re-use of Iapodean urns in Roman times’, in A. Gavrielatos (ed.), Self-Presentation and Identity in Roman World [Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK]
Forthcoming 2016 ‘Sculptor Maximinus and his images of the goddess Diana and the girl Lupa from the Dalmatian hinterland’ in D. Demicheli (ed.), Illyrica Antiqua 2: Ob honorem Duje Rendić-Miočević [FF Press: Zagreb].
2014 D. Dzino & K. Parry, ‘Introduction: Byzantium, its neighbours and its cultures’ in D. Dzino & K. Parry (eds.), Byzantium, its neighbors and its cultures. Byzantina Australiensia 20 [Australian Association for Byzantine Studies: Brisbane], pp. 1-9.
2014 ‘Local knowledge and wider contexts: stories of the arrival of the Croats in De Administrando Imperio in the past and present’ in D. Dzino & K. Parry (eds.), Byzantium, its neighbors and its cultures. Byzantina Australiensia 20 [Australian Association for Byzantine Studies: Brisbane], pp. 89-105.
2014 ‘The formation of early imperial peregrine civitates in Dalmatia: (Re)constructing indigenous communities after the conquest’, in M. A. Janković, V. D. Mihajlović and S. Babić (eds.), The Edges of the Roman World [Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne UK, 2014], pp. 219-231.
2013 ‘The impact of Roman imperialism on the formation of group identities in some indigenous societies from the eastern Adriatic hinterland’, in A. Rufin Solas (ed.), Armées grecques et romaines dans le nord des Balkans. Conflits et Integration des Communautes Guerrieres. Akanthina 7 [Foundation Traditio Europae: Gdánsk & Toruń, 2013], pp. 145-170.
2012 D. Dzino & A. Domić-Kunić, ‘Pannonians: Identity-perceptions from the late Iron Age to later antiquity’, in B. Migotti (ed.), Archaeology of Roman Southern Pannonia. The state of research and selected problems in the Croatian part of the Roman province of Pannonia. British Archaeological Reports— International Series 2393 [Archaeopress: Oxford, 2012], pp. 93-115.
2006 ‘”Biti”, “Činiti” i “Znati”: multietničnost hrvatskog identiteta u srednjem vijeku’ (“Being”, “Doing” and “Knowing”: Multiethnicity of the Croatian identity in the Middle Ages), in I. Mužić, Hrvatska povijest devetoga stoljeća (Croatian history of the 9th Century), [Naklada Bošković: Split, 2006] pp. 9-19.
= (With minor changes) Second, revised edition [Naklada Bošković: Split, 2007] pp. 19-30.
2005 ‘Late Republican Illyrian Policy of Rome 167-60 BC: the Bifocal Approach’, in C. Deroux (ed.), Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History 12. Collection Latomus 287 [Latomus: Bruxelles, 2005] pp. 48-73.
2005 ‘Sabaiarius: Beer, wine and Ammianus Marcelinus’, in W. Mayer & S. Trzcionka (eds.), Feast, Fast and Famine. Byzantina Australiensia 15 [Australian Association for Byzantine Studies: Brisbane, 2005] pp. 58-68.
Refereed conference proceedings
2015 'Aktivnosti Zaklade hrvatskih studija u Australiji na potpori i promicanju istraživačkih djelatnosti povezanih s Hrvatskom i Hrvatima (1984.-2014.)' (Activities of Croatian Studies Foundation in support and promotion of research activities related to Croatia and Croatians (1984-2014), in:
M. Sopta, F. Maletić and J. Bebić (eds.), Hrvatska izvan domovine: zbornik radova predstavljenih na prvom Hrvatskom iseljeničkom kongresu u Zagrebu 23. – 26. lipnja 2014. [Golden Marketing-Tehnička knjiga: Zagreb, 2014], pp. 97-101.
2012 ‘Bellum Pannonicum: The Roman armies and indigenous communities in southern Pannonia 16-9 BC’, in Actes du Symposium international: Le livre. La Romanie. L’Europe. 4ème édition, 20-23 Septembre 2011. Vol. 3 [Metropolitan Library: Bucharest, 2012] pp. 461-480.
Forthcoming 2016 ‘“Liburni gens Asiatica”: Anatomy of Ancient Stereotype’, Arheološki radovi i rasprave 18 (2016) [Zagreb, Croatia]
2014 ‘Illyrians’ in ancient ethnographic discourse’, Dialogues d’Histoire Ancienne 40(2) (2014) [Besançon, France] pp. 45-65.
2014 'The rise and fall of the Dalmatian ‘Big-men’: Social structures in Late Antique, Post-Roman and Early Medieval Dalmatia (ca. 500-850)', Studia Academica Šumenensia 1(The Empire and Barbarians in South-Eastern Europe in Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, edited by S. Vitlyanov and I. Topalilov) (2014), 127-152.
2014 ‘Constructing Illyrians: Prehistoric inhabitants of the Balkan Peninsula in the early modern and modern perceptions’, Balkanistica 27 (2014) [Oxford MS, USA], pp. 1-39.
2013 ‘The cult of Silvanus: rethinking provincial identities in Roman Dalmatia’, Vjesnik Arheološkog Muzeja u Zagrebu 45 (2012) [Zagreb, Croatia], pp. 261-279.
2012 ‘Archaeology and (De)Construction of Bosnian identity’, Archaeological Review from Cambridge 27(2) (2012) [Cambridge, UK], pp. 179-188.
2012 ‘Contesting identities of pre-Roman Illyricum’, Ancient West & East 11 (2012) [Leuven, Belgium], pp. 69-96.
2011 ‘Indigene zajednice zapadnog i središnjeg Balkanskog poluotoka i 21. stoljeće: metodološki problemi’ , Godišnjak Centra za Balkanološka ispitivanja XL/38 (2011) [Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina] (Summary: Indigenous communities of the western and central Balkan Peninsula and the 21st century: methodological problems), pp. 197-206.
2011 ‘The Perception of Croatian Medieval History by Vladimir Nazor in Hrvatski kraljevi (The Kings of the Croats)’, Croatian Studies Review 7 (2011) [Sydney & Split], pp. 89-100.
2011 ‘Asinius Pollio in Dalmatia: What happened in Salona 39 BC?’, Klio: Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte 93(1) (2011) [Leipzig, Germany], pp. 158-66.
2010 ‘‘Pričam ti priču: Ideološko-narativni diskursi o dolasku Hrvata u De Administrando Imperio’, Radovi zavoda za hrvatsku povijest 42 (2010) [Zagreb, Croatia] (Summary: Ideological-narrative discourses on the Croat migrations in De Administrando Imperio), pp. 153-165.
2010 ‘„Dezidijati“: Identitetski konstrukt između antičkih i suvremenih percepcija’ , Godišnjak Centra za Balkanološka ispitivanja XXXVIII/36 (2009) [Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina] (Summary: The Daesitiates: The identity-construct between contemporary and ancient perceptions), pp. 75-95.
2009 ‘Novi pristupi izučavanju hrvatskog identiteta’, Radovi zavoda za hrvatsku povijest 41 (2009) [Zagreb, Croatia] (Summary: A new approaches to the study of the earliest Croat identity) pp. 33-54.
2009 ‘Aspects of identity-construction and cultural mimicry among the Dalmatian sailors in the Roman navy’, Antichthon: Journal of Australasian Society for Classical Studies 44 (2010) [Sydney], pp. 96-110.
2009 ‘Bindus Neptunus: Hybridity, acculturation and the display of power in the hinterland of Roman Dalmatia’, Histria Antiqua 18/1 (2009) [Pula, Croatia], pp. 355-362.
2009 ‘The Bellum Batonianum in contemporary historiographical narratives/In a search for the post-modern Bato the Daesitiate’, Arheološki Radovi i Rasprave (Acta et Dissertationes Archaeologicae) 16 (2009) [Zagreb, Croatia], pp. 29-46.
2009 ‘Становиться славянином», «становиться хорватом”: новые направления в исследовании идентичностей позднеантичного и раннесредневекового Иллирика’ (Summary: “Becoming Slav”, “Becoming Croat”: A New Directions in Research of Identities in Late Antique and Early Medieval Illyricum) Studia Slavica et Balcanica Petropolitana 2/2008 [St. Petersburg, Russia], pp. 37-58.
2008 ‘Deconstructing “Illyrians”: Zeitgeist, changing perceptions and the identity of peoples from ancient Illyricum’, Croatian Studies Review 5 (2008) [Sydney, Split], pp. 43-55.
2008 ‘”Becoming Slav”, “Becoming Croat”: New approaches in research of identities in post-Roman Illyricum’, Hortus Artium Medievalium 14 (2008) [Zagreb & Motovun, Croatia], pp. 195-206.
2008 ‘The “Praetor” of Propertius 1.8 and 2.16 and the origins of the province of Illyricum’ Classical Quarterly 58(2) (2008) [Oxford, UK] pp. 699-703.
2008 ‘The people who are Illyrians and Celts: Strabo and the identities of the ‘barbarians’ from Illyricum’, Arheološki Vestnik (Acta Archaeologica) 59 (2008) [Ljubljana, Slovenia], pp. 371-380.
2008 'The Celts in Illyricum – Whoever They May Be: The hybridization and construction of identities in southeastern Europe in the fourth and third centuries BC', Opuscula Archaeologica 31 (2007) [Zagreb, Croatia] pp. 93-112.
2008 Strabo 7, 5 and imaginary Illyricum’, Athenaeum: Studi periodici di letteratura e storie dell’Antichità 96(1) (2008) [Pavia, Italy] pp. 173-192.
2007 ‘Welcome to the Mediterranean semi-periphery: The place of Illyricum in book 7 of Strabo’, Živa Antika/Antiquité Vivante 56 (2006) [Skopje, FYR Macedonia] pp. 113-128.
2007 ‘Velleius Paterculus and the Pannonii: Making up the numbers’, Godišnjak Centra za Balkanološka ispitivanja XXXV/33 (2006) [Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina] pp. 145-159.
2006 ’Delmati, vino i formiranje etničkog identiteta u predrimskom Iliriku’, Vjesnik za arheologiju i povijest dalmatinsku 99 (2006) [Split, Croatia] (Summary: The Delmatae, wine and formation of ethnic identity in pre-Roman Illyricum) pp. 71-80.
2005 ‘The Influence of Dalmatian Shipbuilders on the Ancient Warships and Naval Warfare: The lembos and liburnica’, Diadora: Journal of the Archaeological Museum in Zadar 21 (2003) [Zadar, Croatia] pp. 19- 36.
2003 ‘Annus Mirabilis: 70 BC Re-examined’, Ancient History: Resources for Teachers, 32(2) (2002) [Sydney] pp. 99-117.
2015 V. Ghica, A. Milošević & D. Dzino, ‘Varvaria / Breberium / Bribir Archaeological Project. The 2014 Excavation Season’, Hortus Artium Medievalium 21 (2015) [Zagreb & Motovun, Croatia], pp. 335-355.
Also published as: ‘Arheološki projekt Varvaria / Breberium / Bribir u 2014. godini’, Starohrvatska prosvjeta 42 (2015) [Split, Croatia], pp. 7-44.
Forthcoming 2016 s.v. ‘Serbian empire (c. 14th century)’ in J. M. MacKenzie (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Empires (Blackwell).
2016 s.v. ‘Slavs’ in J. Stone, D. M. Rutledge, A. D. Smith, P. S. Rizova and X. Hou (eds.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism [Blackwell, 2016].
Refereed Books of Abstracts (published with ISBN)
2014 L. Budak & D. Dzino, ‘Introduction: Social relevance of Croatian Studies at Australian university (Or: Why bother maintaining small humanistic disciplines in the age of rational and commercialized academia?)’, in L. Budak (ed.), Croatians: History, Language and Migration The Abstracts of International Conference honoring 30 years of Croatian Studies at Macquarie University [Croatian Studies Centre & Croatian Studies Foundation: Sydney, 2014], pp. 9-15.
2014 V. Ghica & D. Dzino, ‘Archaeological Excavations at Bribirska glavica: An Overview', in L. Budak (ed.), Croatians: History, Language and Migration. The Abstracts of International Conference honoring 30 years of Croatian Studies at Macquarie University [Croatian Studies Centre & Croatian Studies Foundation: Sydney, 2014], p. 30.
2014 ‘Subverting Braudel in Dalmatia: Religion, landscape and cultural mediation in the hinterland of eastern Adriatic’ in Archaeological Institute of America: 115th Annual Meeting Abstracts Vol. 37 [Archaeological Institute of America: Boston MA, 2014], p. 161.
2012 ‘The formation of early imperial peregrine civitates in Dalmatia: (Re)constructing indigenous communities after the conquest’, in M. Janković and V. D. Mihajlović (eds.), Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World, Petnica Science Center, September, 20-23rd 2012: Book of Abstracts [Belgrade & Valjevo, Serbia, 2012], pp. 80-81.
Forthcoming 2016 ‘Review of Péter Kovács, A History of Pannonia during the Principate’, Anzeiger für die Altertumswissenschaft 68 (2015) [Innsbruck, Austria].
2015 ‘Review of Gil Gambash, Rome and Provincial Resistance’, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2015.09.49 [University of Pennysylvania]
2014 ‘Review of M. Dunn, Belief and religion in Barbarian Europe c. 350-700’, Classicum 40(1) (2014) [Sydney], pp. 40-41.
2014 ‘Review of A. Milošević, Tragovi starih vjerovanja u kršćanstvu ranoga srednjeg vijeka/Traces of Ancient Beliefs in Early Medieval Christianity', Starohrvatska prosvjeta 40 (2013) [Split, Croatia], pp. 269-275.
2014 ‘Some thoughts on fashion culture and racial discourses. The review of Simončič, Kultura odijevanja and Bartulin, Racial Idea in the Independent State of Croatia’, Croatian Studies Review 9 (2013) [Sydney], pp. 111-121.
2013 Review of G. R. Tsetskhladze, S. Atasoy, A. Avram, Ş. Dönmez, J. Hargrave (eds.), The Bosporus: Gateway between the Ancient West and East (1st Millennium BC-5th Century AD). Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress on Black Sea Antiquities Istanbul, 14th-18th September 2009, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2013.12.06 [University of Pennysylvania].
2013 Review of M. Mirković, Municipium S( ): A Roman Town in the Central Balkans, Komini near Pljevlja, Classical Review 63(2) (2013), pp. 581-582.
2013 ‘Dissecting ‘Balkanist’ discourse in the present and the past: Review of N. Raspudić, Jadranski (polu)orijentalizam and V. Drapac, Constructing Yugoslavia', Croatian Studies Review 8 (2012) [Sydney & Split], pp. 151-160.
2012 Review of D. Tončinić, Spomenici VII. legije na području rimske provincije Dalmacije/Monuments of Legio VII in the Roman Province of Dalmatia and S. Mesihović, Antiqui homines Bosnae', Godišnjak Centra za Balkanološka ispitivanja 41 (2012) [Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina] (In Croatian), pp. 269-271.
2012 Review of F. Curta (ed.), The Other Europe in the Middle Ages: Avars, Bulgars, Khazars, and Cumans, Antiquite Tardive 20 (2012) [Paris, France], pp. 426-428.
2011 Review of H. Gračanin, Južna Panonija u kasnoj antici i ranom srednjovjekovlju (od konca 4. do konca 11. stoljeća), Historijski Zbornik 64 (2011) [Zagreb, Croatia] (In Croatian), pp. 231-233.
2011 Review of L. Bonfante (ed.), The Barbarians of Ancient Europe: Realities and Interactions, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.09.34 [University of Pennysylvania].
2011 Review of N. Gauthier, E. Marin, F. Prevot (eds.), Salona IV, Inscriptions de Salone chrétienne, IVe-VIIe siècles = Salona IV, Natpisi starokršćanske Salone, IV.-VII. st., Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.02.35 [University of Pennysylvania]
2008 Review of R. Roth, J. Keller (ed.), Roman by Integration: Dimensions of Group Identity in Material Culture and Text’, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.08.52 [University of Pennysylvania].
2008 ‘Review of B. Olujić, Japodi. Pristup’, Godišnjak Centra za Balkanološka ispitivanja XXXVI/34 (2007) [Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina], pp. 274-281.
2008 ‘Deceitful Flows of Slavic Identities: Review of F. Curta, The Making of the Slavs’, in Diadora: Journal of the Archaeological Museum in Zadar 22 (2007) [Zadar, Croatia] (in Croatian), pp. 385-392.
2006 Danijel Dzino & Lucy Resnyansky Identity construction of the second generation Muslim immigrants in Australia: a social constructivist approach DSTO-TR-XXXX, UNCLASSIFIED, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Department of Defence, Commonwealth of Australia
Non-Refereed publications of significance
2014 ‘”Bosanske piramide“: Pseudoarheologija i konstrukcija društvene zbilje u daytonskoj Bosni i Hercegovini’ (“Bosnian pyramids”: Pseudoarchaeology and construction of social reality in Dayton Bosnia and Herzegovina), Status: Magazin za političku kulturu i društvena pitanja 17 [Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina], pp. 245-252.
2012 ‘Razgovor s duhovima: percepcije hrvatskog srednjovjekovlja Vladimira Sokola’ (Talking with the Ghosts: Vladimir Sokol’s perceptions of Croatian Middle Ages), Radovi Zavoda za hrvatsku povijest 44 (2012) [Zagreb, Croatia] pp. 453-470.
2007 ‘Daorsi i “Daorsi”: O metanarativima i paralalenim narativima povijesti’ (Daorsi and “Daorsi”: On Metanaratives and Parallel Narratives of the Past), Život: Journal for Literature and Culture 55(3) (2007) [Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina], pp. 63-74.
2013 ‘Bribirska glavica: svjedok hrvatske povijesti i duhovnosti’, BokaCroPress (Sydney) Vol. 2 No. 60 (Wednesday, 6th of November 2013), pp. 20-21.
2010 ‘Podrijetlo Hrvata je fascinantna i nedovoljno istražena tematika’, Hrvatski Vjesnik/Croatian Herald (Melbourne) Vol. 27 No. 1336 (Thursday, 9th of December 2010), p. 12.
Macquarie University, Department of Ancient History (2010- )
Coordinator and marker (undergraduate):
AHIS 201: Greek Religion (Level 2); AHIS 191: World Archaeology (Level 1); CRO 108: Croatian Culture and Civilisation (Level 1, taught externally)
Coordinator and marker (postgraduate):
AHPG 828: Worlds of Late Antiquity (MA subject, taught externally); AHPG 890: Barbarian: Alien in antiquity (MRes, MA and Honours subject, level 4)
Tutor and marker:
AHIS 120: Antiquity’s heirs: Barbarian Europe, Byzantium and Islam (Level 1)
• Marked 3 Honours thesis and 1 MA thesis (internal marker)
• Marked 1 PhD thesis (external marker)
1 MRes thesis and 2 Honours thesis (Late antiquity/Early Middle Ages) successfully passed
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Croatian Studies (2011)
Co-coordinator and co-lecturer
The question of Croat arrival (Master level seminar).
The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Classics (2003-2009)
Coordinator, tutor and marker:
The Greeks, Romans, Barbarians: The deceitful flaws of ancient identities (Honours seminar, Level 4)
- Marked 1 Honours thesis (internally) and 1 MA thesis (externally)
Tutor and exam marker:
Classics: Egypt to Greece; Classics: Greece to Rome (Level 1); Early Medieval Europe; Combined Roman Imperial History; Alexander the Great and the Decline of Greece (Level 2/3)
ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD EXPERIENCE
2014-2015 Bribir excavation project. Joint excavations of Macquarie University, Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments (MHAS) from Split and Šibenik City Museum at Bribirska glavica site near Šibenik in Croatia.
Deputy Head of Mission for Macquarie team (2014), Head of Mission for Macquarie team (2015).
2015 “4th Gunjača’s days: Croats and Carolingians - Revisited: Fifteen years later”, Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments (Split, Croatia)
From Byzantium to the West: ‘Croats and Carolingians’ as a paradigm-change in the research of early medieval Dalmatia
2015 “Octavian’s conquest of Segestica”, Archaeological institute in Zagreb (Zagreb, Croatia)
Segestica and Siscia: Empire, globalisation and frontier zones (In Croatian)
2015 “Round table: Australia & Croatia exploring Bribirska glavica”, Australian Embassy in Croatia (Zagreb, Croatia)
Multiple dimentions of Bribirska Glavica
2015 “Croatian-Australian Community: Its Past, Present and Future”, Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)
Croatian Studies Foundation in Australia
2014 “International Conference: Century of the Brave. Archaeology of the Roman conquest and indigenous resistance in Illyricum during the time of Augustus and his heirs”, University of Zagreb (Zagreb, Croatia)
D. Dzino & A. Domić Kunić, A view from the frontier zone: Roman conquest of Illyricum
2014 Hrvatski iseljenički kongres/Croatian Diaspora Congress (Zagreb, Croatia)
Activities of Croatian Studies Foundation in Australia on support and promotion of research connected with Croatia and the Croatians (1984-2014) (In Croatian)
2014 „Croatians: History, Language, and Migration”, Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)
V. Ghica & D. Dzino, Archaeological Excavations at Bribirska glavica: An Overview
2014 Section 4E: Across the Corrupting Sea: Post-Braudelian Approaches to the Ancient Mediterranean, Archaeological Institute of America 115th Annual Meeting (Chicago IL, USA)
Subverting Braudel in Dalmatia: Religion, landscape and cultural mediation in the hinterland of eastern Adriatic
2013 „Illyrica Antiqua 2 - in honorem Duje Rendić-Miočević”, University of Zagreb (Šibenik, Croatia)
‘De gustibus non est disputandum': Sculptor Maximinus and his portraits of goddess Diana and the girl Lupa from the Dalmatian hinterland'
2012 “The Treaty of Aachen: The Origins and Impact on the region between the Adriatic, Central and Southeastern Europe”, University of Zadar/University of Zagreb/Central European University (Zadar, Croatia) invited speaker
The collapse of complex societies: Society and identity in post-Roman Dalmatia
2012 “Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World”, University of Belgrade, (Valjevo, Serbia) one of keynote speakers
The formation of early imperial peregrine civitates in Dalmatia: (Re)constructing indigenous communities after the conquest
2012 Section 4c: Les relations entre les Balkans et l’Asie Mineure, dès l’époque classique jusqu’à la période byzantine (Ve s. av. J.–C. – Ve s. ap. J.–C.). “Symposium international: Le livre. La Romanie. L’Europe 5”, Bibliothèque Métropolitaine de Bucareşt (Mamaia, Romania)
Liburni, gens Asiatica: the anatomy of ancient stereotype http://simpozion2012.bibliotecametropolitana.ro/video-detail.aspx?cid=68&vid=764
2012 “Byzantium, Its Neighbors and Its cultures: Diversity and Interaction”, 17th conference of Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)
Local knowledge and wider contexts: The stories of arrival of the Croats and Serbs in ‘De Administrando Imperio’ in past and present
2011 Section 4c: Relations militaires, commerciales et culturelles dans les Balkans, de l’époque classique à la période byzantine. “Symposium international: Le livre. La Roumanie. L’Europe 4” Bibliothèque Métropolitaine de Bucareşt (Sinaia, Romania)
The impact of outside factors on social change in some indigenous societies of future Dalmatia and southern Pannonia http://simpozion2011.bibliotecametropolitana.ro/video-detail-en.aspx?cid=68&vid=611
2011 32nd conference of Australasian Society for Classical Studies, University of Auckland (Auckland, New Zealand)
The Cult of Silvanus: Rethinking provincial identities in Roman Dalmatia
2010 “Appian and the Romans”, University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
From political imagination to provincial space: Appian’s Illyrike as the final stage of the Roman construction of Illyricum
2010 “In the Beginning there was Constantine: The narratives of the Croats in De Administrando Imperio”, University of Zagreb (Zagreb, Croatia) in absentia: full text of the paper read in the session
We hold you on your word, Constantine! The discourses on Croat arrival in the De Administrando Imperio (In Croatian)
2009 “Bellum Batonianum MM”, University of Zagreb (Zagreb, Croatia) in absentia: full text of the paper printed in the conference booklet
Bellum Batonianum: Its position in contemporary historiography outside post-Yugoslav region (In Croatian)
2009 Section: Medieval Croatia, 44th International Congress of Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo MI, USA).
“De Administrando Imperio” and the early Croat identity: Storytelling and discourses
2009 “Early mediaeval Croatian history between traditionalism and contemporary approaches”, University of Zagreb (Zagreb, Croatia) invited speaker
New directions in research of identities and late antique and early medieval Illyricum (In Croatian)
2008 “Emotions, Status and Power”, University of Adelaide (Adelaide, Australia)
Fear and Roman foreign policy
2007 “Roman Byways”, University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
C. Ravonius Celer qui est Bato Scenobarbus (f.): Cultural mimicry of Dalmatian sailors in the Roman Fleets
2007 28th conference of Australasian Society for Classical Studies, University of Newcastle, (Newcastle, Australia)
Imaginary spaces of political imagination: Changing projections of Roman power across the Adriatic 229 BC—AD 68
2006 27th conference of Australasian Society for Classical Studies, University of Tasmania, (Hobart, Australia)
Greetings from Mediterranean Semi-periphery: Strabo and Illyricum
2005 26th conference of Australasian Society for Classical Studies, Otago University (Dunedin, New Zealand)
Ethnic Policy and Political Ethnicity
2004 25th conference of Australasian Society for Classical Studies, La Trobe University (Bendigo, Australia)
Bifocality and Hegemonism: The Romans in Illyricum 167-60 BC
2003 13th conference of Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, University of Adelaide (Adelaide, Australia)
Sabaiarius: What Was Wrong with Beer and Beer-drinking in Late Antiquity?
2003 24th conference of Australasian Society for Classical Studies, Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)
The Influence of Dalmatian Shipbuilders on the Ancient Warships and Naval Warfare
INVITED LECTURES AND SEMINAR PAPERS
2014 Macquarie University, Ancient History Department Research seminar program (Sydney, Australia)
Bribirska glavica – “Croatian Troy”
2014 Museum of Herzegovina (Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Becoming Roman in Ancient Dalmatia (in Croatian) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA0NB4vJ6Bo
2014 University of Florida, Departments of Anthropology, Classics and History (Gainesville FL, USA)
The Archaeology of Roman and post-Roman Dalmatia: Discourses and ideologies in the 19th and 20th centuries
2013 University of Florence, Department of Slavic Studies (Florence, Italy)
Becoming Slav, Becoming Croat – the reflections
2013 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Croatian Studies (Zagreb, Croatia)
Goodbye romanisation! Rethinking identity-narratives in Roman Dalmatia (in Croatian)
2013 University of Belgrade, Department of Archaeology (Belgrade, Serbia)
Dalmatian (does not) wear gold chain around his neck”: The identity in Roman Dalmatia from Bato the Daesitiate to Saint Jerome (in Croatian)
New views on perceptions and processes of social transformation in post-Roman and early medieval Dalmatia (in Croatian)
2013 Macquarie University, Ancient History Department Research seminar program (Sydney, Australia)
Austria-Hungary in Bosnia and Herzegovina 1878–1918: The empire, power, transfer of knowledge and archaeology
2013 University of Padova, Department of History (Padova, Italy)
Social structure in post-Roman Dalmatia ca. 650-800: The rise and fall of the Dalmatian “Big-men”
2013 Institute for Research of the Early Middle Ages (Vienna, Austria)
Collapse, transformation, contact: Post-Roman Dalmatia
2012 Macquarie University, Ancient History Department Research seminar program (Sydney, Australia)
Roman imperialism and provincial identities in early Roman Dalmatia
2011 University of Zagreb, Department of History (Zagreb, Croatia)
The question of Croat origins (in Croatian)
2011 Macquarie University, Ancient History Department Research seminar program (Sydney, Australia)
Between Global and Local: Religion in ancient Dalmatia
2010 Macquarie University, Ancient History Department Research seminar program (Sydney, Australia)
Illyrians, Romans, Slavs: Perspectives on group identities in ancient and early medieval Illyricum
2009 Archaeological Museum (Zadar, Croatia)
Becoming Slav: Post-structuralist approach to the Slav migrations (in Croatian)
2008 University of Adelaide, Discipline of Classics Research seminar program (Adelaide, Australia)
Asinius Pollio and whingey archdeacon of Split
2008 University of Zagreb, Department of Archaeology (Zagreb, Croatia)
Romanisation in the Roman province of Dalmatia: Post-colonial perspectives (in Croatian)
2008 Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Institute for Archaeology (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
New perspectives on research of pre-Roman identities in Illyricum (in Croatian)
2007 University of Adelaide, Discipline of Classics Research seminar (Adelaide, Australia)
C. Ravonius Celer qui est Bato Scenobarbus (f.): Some aspects of early acculturation and cultural mimicry in the hinterland of Roman Dalmatia
2006 Macquarie University, Ancient History Department Seminar (Sydney, Australia)
Ethnic and cultural identities in pre-Roman Illyricum
2006 DSTO, Civilian Counter-terrorism Group (Adelaide, Australia)
Formation of Ethnic and Social Identities amongst Second Generation Muslims in Australia
2003 University of Zadar, Department of History (Zadar, Croatia)
Illyrian Policy of Rome in the Late Republic (in Croatian)
GRANTS, AWARDS AND PROJECTS
2015-2017 Partner investigator in “ADRIAS project: Archaeology of Adriatic Shipbuilding and Seafaring”, financed by Croatian Science Foundation IP-2014-09-8211
2015 $3,500 competitive Faculty Research Travel Scheme at Faculty of Arts, Macquarie University for travel in 2015 at the conferences in Croatia.
2010-2014 4-years Australian Research Council Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship for Discovery project DP1095356 “Ancient and Medieval Identity-shifts and the Construction of Identities in Post-Yugoslav Space”, at the Macquarie University, Sydney
2008 $4,000 competitive Humanities Travelling Fellowship, from the Australian Academy of the Humanitites to go to a International Congress of Medieval Studies and further pursue research on my book on Slav identities, in USA.
2007 $2,000 competitive Early Career Award from the Australasian Society for Classical Studies for 2007 to pursue my research of identities in ancient Illyricum.
2006 $15,000 tender from the Defence Science and Technology Organization, Adelaide, Civilian Counter-terrorism Group, for the project concerned with the exploration of social and ethnic identities amongst the second generation of Australian Muslims.
2005-2006 Summer vacation scholarship from the Defence Science and Technology Organization, Ade- laide, Weapons System Division for the project concerned with the exploration of social and ethnic identi- ties amongst the second generation of Australian Muslims.
2003 $1,500 Postgraduate Research Abroad Scholarship from the University of Adelaide.
2002 Australian Postgraduate Award, from the Department of Education.
Undergraduate awards and prizes
2000 The Emilia Karranghis Prize at Honours level for high achievement in Greek Archaeology or Greek History
1999 The James Gartrell Prize for the best result in any non-language course offered by the Discipline of Classics.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER ASSOCIATIONS
- Australasian Society for Classical Studies, member from 2003
- Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, member from 2012, committee member 2012-
- Croatian Archaeological Society, member from 2010
- Croatian Studies Foundation, member of the Governing Council from 2010, vice-president 2011-
EDITORIAL AND ADVISORY BOARDS
- Conference Croatians: History, Language, and Migration, Macquarie University, Sydney, member of advisory board
- Conference Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World, University of Belgrade, Valjevo, Serbia, member of advisory board
- Croatian Studies Review, co-editor from 2012
COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND MEDIA APPEARANCE
2015 Croatian National TV - Channel 1 for the program Glas Domovine, broadcasted on 11th of May
2015 Croatian TV channel Z1 for the program Svakodnevno, broadcasted on 21st of March
2014 Croatian Radio in Zagreb for the program Glas Hrvatske, broadcasted on 5th of May.
2014 Boka Cro Press weekly (Sydney) Vol. 3 No. 72 (19th of February), pp. 12-13.
2014 Slobodna Bosna weekly (Sarajevo) Vol. 20 no. 899 (31st of January), pp. 51-53.
2014 Archaeon: Arheološki portal BiH (http://arheon.org), published on 30th of January 2014
2012 Lucius: Zbornik radova Društva studenata povijesti Ivan Lučić Lucius 16-17 (2012), pp. 556-560 [Zagreb, Croatia]
2012 Website Hum (www.hum.ba), published on 16th of November 2012.
2011 Croatian Radio in Zagreb for the program Glas Hrvatske, broadcasted on 12th of May.
2011 Nova Hrvatska weekly (Sydney) Vol. 19 No. 12 (5th of April), p. 16
Other media appearances
2015 Guest in Povijest četvrtkom (History on Thursdays) in the episode about Roman Revolution: Croatian National Radio - Channel 1, broadcasted on 10th of September 2015.
2014-15 Guest in Treća povijest documentary series (Episodes: Roman wars in Illyricum and Bellum Batonianum) on Croatian National Television – Channel 3, broadcasted on 19th of October 2014 and 25th of January 2015.
2013 The book Becoming Slav Becoming Croat was discussed in the article ‘Medieval Croatia’ published online in a magazine Medieval Histories, on 9th of July
2011-2014 Series of public appearances and interviews on Australian SBS radio program in Croatian language, including presentation of the book Becoming Slav, Becoming Croat in five parts in 2011.
2011 The book launch of my book Becoming Slav Becoming Croat was recorded in following weekly magazines in Australia:
- Croatian Herald, 14th of April (No. 1353), p. 19; 21th of April (No. 1354), p. 8.
- Cro-Express, 14th of April (No. 120), p. 12
- New Croatia Weekly, 12th of April (Vol. 19 No. 13) (cover page photo), 19th of April (Vol. 19 No. 14) p. 11.
2010 My book and research project were presented in article by N. Salom, ‘Naši u svijetu: Postajati Slavenom, postajati Hrvatom’, in daily newspaper from Bosnia and Herzegovina Oslobođenje, 10th of September 2010, p. 31.
2010-2012 Series of public appearances on CRO National Radio in Sydney, in program on topics from ancient history and Croatian history.
2015 Macquarie Ancient History Association (MAHA)
“Croatia’s Troy”: Macquarie Archaeological Excavations at Bribirska glavica 2014-2015
2014 Public lecture organized by Croatian Studies Foundation in Sydney
Bribirska glavica, Croatia – An example of complex archaeological site
2014 Public lecture in Croatian presented on the occasion of Australia Day celebrations organized by Australian Embassy in Croatia at the University of Split.
D. Dzino & A. Milošević, Bribirska glavica: Historical significance, overview of earlier excavations and the future of “Croatian Troy”
2013 The book Rimski ratovi u Iliriku presented at Interliber book-fair in Zagreb
2011 The book Becoming Slav Becoming Croat was launched in Parliament house of NSW, Sydney.
2008 Classical Association of South Australia (CASA) - public lecture
Being Greek, Roman or Barbarian: Construction of identities in antiquity
2004 CASA - public lecture
Becoming a Roman Province: the Tale of Illyricum
2015 Convener for the round table Australia & Croatia exploring Bribirska glavica, organized by Australian Embassy in Croatia, Zagreb
2015 Co-convener of the colloquium Croatian-Australian Community: Its Past, Present and Future, with Mr Luka Budak at Macquarie University.
2014 Co-convener of the conference Croatians: History, Language, and Migration with Mr Luka Budak at Macquarie University.
2012 Co-convener of 17th conference of Australian Association for Byzantine Studies with Assoc. Prof. Andrew Gillett and Dr Ken Parry at Macquarie University.
2008 Co-convener of the conference Emotions, Status and Power: in honor of retirement of Dr Ron Newbold with Dr Barbara Sidwell at the University of Adelaide.