Balkan Border Crossings

Third Annual of the Konitsa Summer School

Edited by: Vassilis Nitsiakos, Ioannis Manos, Georgios Agelopoulos, Aliki Angelidou, Vassilis Dalkavoukis

This book is the third publication of the Konitsa Summer School in Anthropology, Ethnography, and Comparative Folklore of the Balkans, containing the proceedings of the years 2009 and 2010. It includes papers written by members of the teaching staff, papers delivered as lectures or especially prepared for the book, papers written by students based principally on their fieldwork exercises in Greece and Albania, presentations of ongoing PhD theses, and, finally, the syllabi of the subjects of instruction. Contents include: Varieties of Capitalism and Varieties of Economic Anthropology * Towards the Road: Urban Spacialities of Political Transition in Gjirokaster * Border Narratives: Testimonies of Albanian Immigrants in Greece * The Utopia of Dialogue in Intercultural Encounters * A Glocal Testament: The Case of the Rizarios Foundation * When Boundaries Define Memory * Dreaming the Privatized Skopje * Methodological Insights in Dance Anthropology: Embodying Indentities in Dance Celebrations in the Context of Metamorphosis of Sotiros in Sotira, South Albania * The Cambas Estate: The Polyphony of a "Vital" Space * The "Mykonos" of Albania: Touristic Development in the City of Saranda * How Many Meters Does It Take to Change a Country? Identity, Borders and Migration in a Greek Minority Village of Albania (Series: Balkan Border Crossings - Vol. 3)


312 pages

Publication Date: 1/1/2014
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783643904300