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Dr Safet HadziMuhamedovic

Dr Safet HadziMuhamedovic

Dr Safet HadziMuhamedovic
BA(Univ of Sarajevo), MPhil(Cantab), PhD(Goldsmiths)

Teaching Fellow in Anthropology

Area of research

Sacral landscapes

Office 1.13
43 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1UU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 9017

Research summary

I am an anthropologist of landscape and religion, particularly interested in time and temporality, home, 'syncretic' cosmologies, agency and affect. Over the past eight years, I have conducted most of my long-term fieldwork in Bosnia, with stints of research in the Basque Country and Palestine/Israel. My forthcoming book Waiting for Elijah: Time and Encounter in a Bosnian Landscape (Berghahn, 2018) delves into the postwar echoes of cosmic/bodily encounters and syncretic seasonal celebrations in the southeastern Bosnian highlands. I have also written on various other aspects of sacral landscapes, historicity and political agency of 'nonhuman' beings and ontological approaches ...

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'What the map cuts up, the story cuts across.' 

(Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life

The magic mountains of Gacko

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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