Post Tagged with: "Smoki Musaraj"

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’

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

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

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

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

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’

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

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

Fall 2017 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Fall 2017 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

The Fall 2017 courses that fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate include five courses. The following list includes course name, time, instructor, and prerequisites. The certificate is offered by the History Department at Ohio University. Students and advisors interested in learning more about the MENA studies certificate […]

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March 19, 2017 at 4:27 pmAnnouncements News

Musaraj Presents on Corruption at American Ethnological Society

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, presents “Corruption, Right On! Hidden Cameras, Cynical Satire, and Banal Intimacies of Anti-corruption” at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Ethnological Society in Palo Alto, California, later this month. Musaraj’s areas of research include Anthropology of Money and Value, Bubbles and Crashes, […]

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March 10, 2017 at 9:40 amNews Research