Rajko Muršič is a Professor at Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Ljubljana. Rajko published eight monographs (all in Slovene), among them monographs on punk rock group CZD, a rock club in Trate and underground music and youth centres in Slovenia. He co-edited nine edited volumes (six in English). His professional interests and teaching comprise anthropology of popular music; theories of culture; epistemology, urban anthropology, the methodology of anthropological research, etc. His regional interests comprise Slovenia, Central and South-Eastern Europe (fieldwork in Slovenia, Poland, Macedonia, Germany and Japan).
As a principal researcher, he completed the projects Comparative Analysis of Slovenian Anthropology in European Research Sphere: Past, Present and Future. Basic research project (ARRS – Slovenian Research Agency; 2009-2012); Engaged Past: Social-Anthropological Analysis of Transformations of Popular Music in the Area of former Yugoslavia (2013-2016), financed by the Slovenian ARRS. He participates as an expert researcher in the ERC project SENSOTRA (Sensory Transformations and Transgenerational Environmental Relationships in Europe, 1950-2020) at the University of Eastern Finland (2016-2021).
Until the World Congress in Florianopolis Rajko Muršič serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the IUAES and a president of the Slovenian Ethnological and Anthropological Association Kula.