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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

Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium | Corruption, Right On! Hidden Cameras, Cynical Satire, and Banal Intimacies of Anti-corruption in Albania, March 17

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

The Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Smoki Musaraj on “Corruption, Right On! Hidden Cameras, Cynical Satire, and Banal Intimacies of Anti-corruption in Albania” on Friday, March 17, at 4 p.m. in Bentley Annex 102. Musaraj is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Sociology & Anthropology Department at […]

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March 1, 2017 at 8:00 pmEvents

Musaraj Presents on Corruption, Hidden Cameras and Satire at Symposium in Portugal

Dr. Smoki Musaraj presenting at the 2016 Wenner-Gren Foundation Symposium in Sintra, Portugal. Courtesy of the Wenner-Gren Foundation.

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, presented a paper at the Wenner-Gren Foundation Symposium in September 2016 at Tivoli Palacio de Seteais in Sintra, Portugal. Musaraj presented the paper “Corruption, Right On! Hidden Cameras, Cynical Satire, and Banal Intimacies of Anti-corruption.” The paper examines the rising […]

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February 2, 2017 at 1:36 pmResearch

Musaraj Seeks Undergraduate Apprentice for Project on Postsocialist Albania

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for a project on “Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Firms and Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania.” Currently enrolled Ohio University undergraduates from all colleges are invited to apply for the Research Apprenticeship Program. Administered by the […]

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February 23, 2016 at 10:34 amAnnouncements