Research Fellow

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Research interests

Nataša Gregorič Bon is a social anthropologist with many years of research experience in Albania. The area of her research interest includes spatial anthropology, (non)movements and (im)mobility, border dynamic, Europeanisation, anthropology of future, anthropology of water. She is the author of the monograph entitled Spaces of Discordance which was translated into Albanian language and published by the Morava Publishing House, Tirana, Albania in 2015. She is also the co-author of the monograph (Non)movement and Place-Making (ZRC Publishing House) and co-editor of the volume Moving Places (Berghahn Books). For the latter she and her colleague/co-editor Jaka Repič received the Slovenian Research Agency's award Excellent in Science (Ljudje in kraji v gibanju). Since 2008 she is a book review editor of the journal Anthropological Notebooks and since 2013 she is co-editor of the Series Space, Place, Time at the ZRC Publishing House. She was a Departmental Visitor at the University of Canberra (Australia), Visiting Fellow at the SSEES, UCL (UK) and Centre of South Eastern and European Studies (CSEES), University of Graz (Austria) and Visiting Lecturer at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki (Finland), University of Nagoya (Japan).

Selected publications
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Selected projects

Experiencing water environments and environmental changes: An anthropological study of water in Albania, Serbia and Slovenia (research project • 1 July 201930 June 2022)

Seizing the Future: A Comparative Anthropological Study of Expectations of the Future in Southeast Europe (fundamental research project • 1 January 201631 December 2018)

Ethnographies of Land and Water Routes: A Comparative Approach to (Im)mobility (research project • 1 July 201430 June 2017)

Anthropological and Spatial Studies (research programme • 1 January 201531 December 2021)

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Curriculum Vitae

BA of Culturology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, 2001
MA, Ljubljana Graduate School of the Humanities, 2004
PhD, University of Nova Gorica, 2008


spatial anthropology • anthropology of water • border dynamics • (non)movements and migrations • ethnography of future • Albania 

Recognitions & awards

Excellent in Science, Slovenian Research Agency Award for the book Moving Places (Bergahn 2016, co-authored by Jaka Repič), 2017.