Rethinking Ethnography in Central Europe

  • Editors
  • Hana Cervinkova
  • Michal Buchowski
  • Zdeněk Uherek

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction: On Rethinking Ethnography in Central Europe: Toward Cosmopolitan Anthropologies in the “Peripheries”

  3. Mobilities

  4. Contesting Transition: Activisms and Expert Knowledge

  5. Postsocialist Modernities

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 247-267

About this book


In eleven ethnographic chapters of Rethinking Ethnography in Central Europe examines how issues of global economic and cultural dependencies, mobilities, citizens activism, social movements, and socio-political aspects of post-socialist modernities articulate on the level of everyday discourse and practices.


Central Europe anthropology and ethnology postsocialism mobilities migrations European Union civil society Orientalism anthropology ethnography ethnology identity national identity society

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