Work Experience

United Kingdom

  • University of Warwick, Disability Services, Student Support Worker, a scribe and a reader (September 2018-June 2020)
  • University of Warwick, The Library, Postgraduate peer-to-peer assistant (September 2018 – June 2020)
  • University of Warwick, Invigilator (June 2014, May – June 2017 and May 2019 – June 2020)
  • University of Warwick, The Library / PG Hub, Postgraduate Mentor (September 2018-February 2020)
  • University of Warwick, The Library, Blog Editor – ‘ PhD Life’ and ‘the study blog’ (October 2018-October 2019)
  • University of Warwick, The Library, Reading List Officer (July – October 2020)
  • University of Warwick, Student Ambassador – UG Open Days (October 2018) and “Warwick in London” (July 2019)
  • University of Warwick, Arrivals Assistant (September 2018)
  • University of Warwick, Estates Office, Computer Installation Assistant (August-September 2018)
  • University of Warwick, Scarman House, Lunch Packing Assistant (September 2018)
  • University of Warwick, Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence (CADRE), Finding your way out of the archival maze” workshop (June 2018)

I facilitated a workshop for postgraduate students focusing on guiding students through the archival maze and looking at how to face the different challenges and obstacles of archival research. This workshop was suitable for those searching government records, church records, museum collections, private papers and others.

By the end of the workshop participants looked at:

• Identifying the relevant collections and what to do when it appears you have explored all avenues

• Researching controversial topics

• Classified and declassified government files – how to fill in the gaps

• How to trace ‘missing’ documents

• The value of photographs, newspapers, tombstones and other sources

• Corroboration of source material through a process of ‘triangulation’

  • University of Warwick, Estates Office/Warwick Accommodation, Domestic Assistant ( October 2016 – February 2017)
  • University of Warwick, Department of Economics, Research assistant – Attitudes towards the EU: Euroscepticism in the British media and the impact on the political debate (June – October 2016)

Dr. Tatiana Coutto and Blanka Matkovic (8 September 2016) Euroscepticism in Old and New Member States: The Role of the Media in the United Kingdom and Croatia, Ideas on Europe, EU & Democracy

  • University of Warwick, Politics and International Studies, Research assistant – Austerity Britain (public engagement event) (February – March 2016)
  • University of Warwick, PG Ambassador (October 2012-September 2014)
  • University of Warwick, Library steward – evening and overnight shift (February-May 2014)
  • Warwick SUStudent Activities Administrator (September 2018-June 2019)
  • Warwick SU, Democracy Assistant (October 2018-June 2019)
  • Warwick SU, Welcome Supervisor (September-October 2017)
  • Warwick SU, Officer elections assistant (February – March 2016, February-March 2017 and February-March 2018)
  • Coventry City Council, Godiva Festival, Market Researcher (August-September 2018)
  • Imperial War Museum, London, CEELBAS Intern at the Photograph section (November 2013-April 2014)

My internship centred on supporting the IWM Photography Archive in cataloguing and digitisation projects related to the centenary of the First World War. Benefiting from AdLib (database) training and expert supervision from museum curators, I was able to provide practical assistance in support of a major commemorative initiative, whilst also developing my understanding of modern conflicts and their impacts.


  • 16 years of experience working on different research projects (research conducted in all archives in Croatia and Slovenia, as well as the National Archives in London)
  • 6 years of experience in journalism, editing and publishing in different magazines
  • 3 years of experience in assisting at the human rights organisations, including Amnesty International Croatia

Dobrodošli na web stranicu Hrvatske družbe povjesničara Dr. Rudolf Horvat