I am an anthropologist of landscape and religion, but my work is more closely framed through interests in time and temporality, home, 'syncretic' cosmologies, agency and affect. Over the past seven years, I have conducted most of my long-term fieldwork in Bosnia, with stints of research in the Basque Country and Palestine/Israel. At the moment, I am preparing for publication a book titled Waiting for Elijah: Time and Encounter in a Bosnian Landscape, which delves into the postwar echoes of inter-communal proximities and syncretic seasonal celebrations in the southeastern Bosnian highlands. I have also written on various other aspects ...
'What the map cuts up, the story cuts across.'
(Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life)
Mount Volujak, whence fairies (vile) come from, near Gacko in Bosnia.
Before attaining a doctoral degree in Social Anthropology from Goldsmiths, University of London and an MPhil degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge, I have received BA degrees in History of Art and Sociology from the University of Sarajevo and Kenyon College.
I have received various research grants and awards, most recently as the Civil Society Scholar of the Open Society Foundations. From 2010 to 2014, I ...
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