53 / 2021
Jaka Repič

Images of Branislava Sušnik among the Slovenians in Argentina: Migration, Life in Paraguay, and Connections with the Homeland

The article presents the life and research of Branislava Sušnik, who fled Slovenia after World War II, emigrating first to Argentina and eventually to Paraguay. In Paraguay, she worked in ethnolinguistics, anthropology, and the cultural history of Paraguayan indigenous peoples. The article mainly analyzes her migration experiences, her connections with the homeland, and particularly the images of Branislava Sušnik as a migrant scientist constructed in the publications of the Slovenian diaspora in Argentina.
KEYWORDS: Branislava Sušnik, Slovenian diaspora in Argentina, Paraguay, migrant scientist

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