Post Tagged with: "Smoki Musaraj"

Faculty Panel: Syrian Refugees and the Question of Responsibility, Sept. 16

Faculty Panel: Syrian Refugees and the Question of Responsibility, Sept. 16

An inter-disciplinary panel of five Ohio University faculty members share their thoughts and insights on the current context and conditions of Syrian refugees and the regional and international responses thus far. The panel is Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at 6 p.m. in Grover Center W125. In recent weeks, U.S. and international media attention has […]

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September 1, 2015 at 8:15 pmEvents

Abu-Rish to Co-Convene Ohio Symposium on Middle East Studies

Abu-Rish to Co-Convene Ohio Symposium on Middle East Studies

As more university researchers focus on Middle East Studies, two professors are planning a symposium for fellow professors in the state of Ohio and putting out a call for papers. Over the past several years, numerous universities, colleges, and community colleges across the state of Ohio have hired new faculty […]

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May 26, 2015 at 4:11 pmNews

Sarr, Chen, Miles, Musaraj Receive Research Grants

Sarr, Chen, Miles, Musaraj Receive Research Grants

College of Arts & Sciences faculty received four of the six proposals funded by the Ohio University Research Committee during its spring 2015 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $47,380. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for new faculty […]

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May 21, 2015 at 10:19 amNews

Anthropology Offers New Course: Cultures of the Mediterranean

Anthropology Offers New Course: Cultures of the Mediterranean

A new Fall 2015 course—ANTH 3820/5820: Cultures of the Mediterranean—explores the diverse societies of the Mediterranean region as a geographic and cultural unit that spans South and Southeast Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. Topics include migration, religion, gender, political integration, colonialism/Empire, ethnic conflict, urban development, and transnational flows. The […]

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April 17, 2015 at 10:23 pmIn Class News

New Anthropology Faculty Researches Informal Economies in Albania

New CLJC Faculty Member Smoki Musaraj studies informal economies and speculative bubbles in post-socialist Albania.

“A lot of my questions are both economic and legal questions,” explained Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and one of the newest faculty members of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture. Musaraj researches informal practices and economies in post-socialist contexts, specifically in her home country of Albania. […]

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February 11, 2015 at 10:30 amResearch

Spotlight on OSAS: New Anthropology Student Organization

OSAS students visit the Columbus Zoo. Photo courtesy of Jeff Tatarek.

Ellie Koewler ’15 In Fall 2014, anthropology students formed the Ohio Student Anthropology Society (OSAS). The organization seeks to provide members professional and career development skills to supplement their academic training. “We wanted to prepare for grad school, find out more about resume building and job opportunities together,” says organization […]

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February 4, 2015 at 8:27 amNews