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Musaraj Receives Baker Award for Book on Ponzi Schemes in Albania

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From Compass Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Firms and Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was awarded $11,271 from the Baker Fund to complete her book, “Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania.” The book is a historical analysis of […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:16 amResearch

Book Launch | Money at the Margins, April 18

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The Center for Law, Justice & Culture presents book launch panel for Money at the Margins: Global Perspectives on Technology, Financial Inclusion, and Design on Thursday, April 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Bentley Hall 124. The panelists will discuss changes in the socio-cultural meanings of money in various sites across the […]

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April 1, 2019 at 7:45 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty Field Trip | Alternative Economies in Appalachia, Sept. 8

Wealth & Poverty Field Trip | Alternative Economies in Appalachia, Sept. 8

The Wealth & Poverty theme presents a field trip, “Alternative Economies in Appalachia,” on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spots are limited and first-come, first-served. To sign up, email: Dr. Smoki Musaraj (musaraj@ohio.edu) or Dr. Rachel Terman (terman@ohio.edu) 2018 Fall Wealth and Poverty Field Trip: Alternative […]

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September 1, 2018 at 10:15 pmEvents News

Anthropology’s Musaraj Co-Edits ‘Money at the Margins’

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Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, co-edited the volume, Money at the Margins: Global Perspectives on Technology, Financial Inclusion, and Design, which explores changes in the uses and meanings of money in various sites across the Global South. The book, published by Berghahn Books, is part of The Human […]

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May 18, 2018 at 1:52 pmResearch

Musaraj Article Examines Satire, Intimacy of Corruption in Albania Investigative TV Show

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Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article on “Corruption, Right On! Hidden Cameras, Satire and Intimacies of Anti-corruption” in Current Anthropology. Abstract: Since 2002, the satirical investigative television show Fiks Fare (“Right On!” or “Exactly”) has aired immediately after prime-time news at a leading national broadcasting […]

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April 20, 2018 at 1:28 pmResearch

Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges | Construction, Corruption, and Concrete in Albanian Cities, Oct. 31

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, portrait

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosts Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges, featuring Dr. Smoki Musaraj discussing “Construction, Corruption, and Concrete: Lamenting Betonizim (Concrete-ization) in Albanian Cities” on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Alden 319. Watch live or later on A&S TV. For the first time in human […]

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October 1, 2017 at 4:30 pmEvents

Musaraj Publishes Article on ‘Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania’

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Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article in Ethnologie Française, on “Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania” (Ethnologie Française Vol 2: 321-330. 2017). Abstract: Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania. When they collapsed in 1997, the so‑called pyramid firms (firma […]

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August 18, 2017 at 12:50 pmResearch