Bošković Aleksandar

Prénom : Aleksandar 
Nom : Bošković

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Aleksandar Bošković is currently (2018/2019) Fellow at the Institut d’Études Avancées at the Collegium de Lyon (France), with the project on rationality in anthropology. He is Professor of anthropology at the Universities of Belgrade (Serbia) and of Donja Gorica (Montenegro). He is also Director of Research (Directeur de recherché) at the Institute of Social Sciences (Belgrade), where he coordinates Department of Anthropological Research. He was Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Visiting Professor of European Ethnology at the University of Brasília (Brazil), Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at Rhodes University in Grahamstown (South Africa), and Guest Lecturer at the Universities of St. Andrews (Scotland, UK) and Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa). Between 2013 and 2018, Bošković was Deputy Chair of the Commission on Theoretical Anthropology (COTA) of the IUAES, and member of the Council of Commissions. In recent years, he received grants from the DAAD and from the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Germany).


He is co-founder of the History of Anthropology Network of the EASA (with Han Vermeulen – the two chaired the Network until 2018), and EASA Book Series Editor. He is also editor of the Berghahn Books latest series, “Anthropology’s Ancestors.” Bošković was Chief Editor of the Dictionary of Deities and Mythic Personalities of the World (Belgrade, 2015). Other publications include Mesoamerican Religions and Archaeology (Oxford, 2017), Other People’s Anthropologies (New York, 2008; editor), and The Anthropological Field on the Margins of Europe, 1945-1991 (Berlin 2013; co-editor, with Chris Hann). Among his research interests are history and theory of anthropology, psychoanalysis, myth and religion, semiotics, ethnicity, nationalism, and gender.