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Border Crossings Network Since 2003

2011

6th Konitsa International Summer School
in Anthropology, Ethnography and Comparative Folklore of the Balkans


Konitsa, Greece 27/7-11/8 2011

 

Courses offered

(Course director: Prof. Vassilis Nitsiakos)

1st group of courses (Thu 28/7 – Su 31/7)

Building post-socialism: Housing, social recognition and domestication of modernity

Prof. Vintila Mihailescu,

National School of Political Studies and Administration, Bucharest,

General Director of the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Bucharest

Audio-visual methods in the field

Dr Giorgos Nikolakakis, Dep. οf Philosophy and Social Studies, University of Crete

Dr Ilina Jakimovska, Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje

Dr Athena Peglidou, Dep. οf History, Archeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly

Dr Efi Psilaki, Dep. οf Philosophy and Social Studies, University of Crete

“Doing Fieldwork: Theory,Method and the Production of Anthropological Knowledge

Dr. Christina Veikou, Dep. of History and Ethnology, Democritus Univ. of Thrace. Komotini

Dr. Vassilis Dalkavoukis, Dep. of History and Ethnology, Democritus Univ. of Thrace, Komotini

Dr. Ioannis Manos, Dep. of Balkan Studies, Univ. of Western Macedonia, Florina

Ethnographic research in border areas:

Course and fieldwork practice for all participants (1-5/8)

“Ethnographic Research in Border Areas: Field Practice in both Sides of the Greek-Albanian Border”

Prof. Vassilis Nitsiakos, Dep. of History and Archaeology, University of Ioannina

Dr. Vassilis Dalkavoukis, Dep. of History and Ethnology, Democritus Univ. of Thrace. Komotini

Dr. Christina Veikou, Dep. of History and Ethnology, Democritus Univ. of Thrace. Komotini

Dr. Marilena Papachristophorou, Dep. of History and Archaeology, University of Ioannina

Dr. Aliki Angelidou, Department of Social Anthropology, Panteion University, Athens

Mr. Kostas Mantzos, PhD Candidate, Dep. of History and Archaeology, University of Ioannina

Dr. Valia Kravva, Dep. of History and Ethnology, Democritus Univ. of Thrace. Komotini and Technological Institute of Thessaloniki

Dr. Ioannis Manos, Department of Balkan Studies, Univ. of Western Macedonia, Florina

2nd group of courses (6–9/8)

 "Refugees and Forced Migration in the 20th century"

Dr.Dr. Eftihia Voutira, Dep. of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki

"Looking Through Things: Problematising Museums and Food Consumption”

Dr. Valia Kravva, Dep. of History and Ethnology, Democritus Univ. of Thrace. Komotini and

Technological Institute of Thessaloniki

Dr. Esther Solomon, Department of Plastic Arts and Art Sciences, University of Ioannina

Social memory and Diaspora in anthropological perspective: The Slovenian case

Dr. Jaka Repic, Dept. of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Ljubljana

 

Guest lectures and workshops by invited speakers

Dr. Michael Stewart, University College London

Lecture:

“The Rise of Radical Anti Roma Politics - An EU Phenomenon”

Workshop:

A Digital Doomesday Book? My Street and its roots in Mass Observation.

Professor Cesare Poppi

Universities of Lugano (CH) and Trento (I)

Lecture:

“Surva! Balkan Winter Masquerades in Cross-Cultural Perspective”

Workshop:

“Carnival King of Europe” (film projection and discussion)

Prof. Cesare Poppi ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) was born in Bologna in 1953, CP studied obtained a Laurea in Filosofia at the University of Bologna defending a thesis in Cultural Anthropology with Bernardo Bernardi. Subsequently he was awarded an MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK, with Jack Goody. CP has been conducting long-term field research among the Ladins of the Val di Fassa (Dolomites) since 1974. From 1983 he has been engaged in ongoing research on masks and secret societies in NW Ghana. Since 2003 he has conducted fieldwork on winter masquerades in the Balkans, France, Spain and the Baltic States as Scientific Consultant of the EU-sponsored project ‘Carnival King of Europe’. His numerous publications on both European and African themes can be traced on the www. Having lectured in the UK, University of East Anglia (Norwich) from 1988 to 2003 and in Bologna from 2003 to 2007, CP currently teaches Anthropology at the Universities of Lugano (CH) and Trento (I). He lives in the Eastern Dolomites.

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