Editorial Team

Editor in Chief
Arsim Canolli (Prof. Asoc. Dr.) teaches cultural anthropology at Department of  Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Prishtina ‘Hasan Prishtina’, Kosova. He completed his Ph.D. in social anthropology at UCL/London (2014), focusing on material culture in general and food culture in particular. He has written several books and papers on topics of food, anthropological theories, history of Kosovar ethnology, cultural heritage, ethnographic museums, oral history and folk festivals. His last book is “Rrënjë, rrugëtime, rropatje: interpretime antropologjike” [Roots, Routes and Routines: Anthropological interpretations] (2022). He also supervised several projects on collective memory, including “The Memory of Trepça: stories of 100 Trepça miners” (2022).

Email: arsim.canolli@uni-pr.edu 

Editorial Assistant
Rozafa Berisha (Dr.) is a social anthropologist. Having previously studied at KU Leuven and University of Prishtina, she gained PhD from the University of Manchester in 2022. Her thesis has ethnographically explored hopes and future oriented practices of differently positioned young women a decade after Kosovo’s independence, unpacking some of the ways the state-building project shapes those hopes at both collective and individual levels. This project has been granted the Radcliffe-Brown Award. Her previous research has been published in Anthropology of East Europe Review and she has also authored book chapters and blog posts. She has taught at the University of Manchester and is currently teaching at the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Prishtina

Email: rozafa.berisha@uni-pr.edu 


Prof. Michael Galaty (PhD in Anthropology, 1998; University of Wisconsin) is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology and Director and Curator of European Archaeology in the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology at the University of Michigan. He conducts fieldwork in Albania, Greece, and Kosovo, with a focus on the prehistoric origins of social inequalities. To that end, he utilizes intensive regional survey and targeted excavations, along with various laboratory techniques, to track the changing economic and political factors that lead to transformative changes in Mediterranean and Balkan social systems, during the Bronze Age, in particular.

Email: mgalaty@umich.edu

Prof. Ass. Dr. Christophe J. Goddard (CNRS) is director of CNRS Research Institute ('Archaeology and Philology of East and West' - AOROC) at Ecole Normale Supérieure and Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (PSL) in Paris. Former fellow of the Ecole française de Rome, he holds a PhD from the Université of Nanterre-Paris 10 with a dissertation on the evolution of pagan piety in Late Antique Italy. As an archaeologist, he has conducted an excavation in Rome on the Janiculum and is now the co-director of a Franco-Kosvar and European Archaeological Mission in Ulpiana (Kosovo with Prof. A. Hajdari and Arch. M. Berisha). He is the author of the forthcoming Crépuscule des temples dans l’Antiquité tardive.

Email: christophe.goddard@ens.fr

Prof. Dr. Nebi Bardhoshi is Director of the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Art Studies in Tirana and Honorary Research Associate at the Graduate School in Regensburg. He has published the monographs "Gurtë e Kufinit: kanuni, pronësia, strukturimi social [= Border Stones: Customary Law, Ownership, Social Structuration] in 2011, "Antropologji e Kanunit" [= An Anthropology of the Kanun], in 2015, 2016, and “Etnografi në Diktaturë: Dija, Shteti dhe “Holokausti Ynë”” [=Ethnography under dictatorship: Knowledge, the state and “Our Holocaust”] (co authored with Olsi Lelaj), 2018. Bardhoshi's research interest is in the anthropology of law as well as the statehood and the history of theory of social anthropology.

Email: nebibardhoshi3@gmail.com

Prof. Ass. Dr. Tahir Latifi is head of the Department of Antropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Prishtina. He finished his PhD studies at the University of Graz, Center for Southeast European History and Anthropology. His research focus is on family and kinship, gender, social policy, migration, demography, and socio-cultural changes. Recently he worked on two projects: "Kujtesa e Kosovës: Rrëfimet e të mbijetuarve të masakrës së Krushës së Madhe" [Kosovo memory: Documenting the stories of survivors of the Krusha e Madhe massacre], HERAS+: "Historical demography in Kosovo”, in cooperation with University of Graz, with the project aim to identifying existing sources for historical demographic research until World War Two.

Email: tahir.latifi@uni-pr.edu

Prof. Ass. Dr. Arben Hajdari teaches at the Department of Anthropology and Department of History, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”. He completed his doctoral studies in University Pierre Mendes Grenoble 2, France. He has written several papers on Municipium Ulpiana Romanisation in Dardania, religious figures in antiquity, Harilaq and Kasterc fortress etc. He conducted many archaeological excavation projects throughout Kosova and Albania. His current excavation site is Archaeological Park “Ulpiana”, a project run by Ecole Normale Superieure, Institute of Archaeology of Kosova and University of Prishtina, financed by European Union. He is currently serving as the Head of Board Members of National Museum of Kosova

Email: arben.hajdari@uni-pr.edu 

For more information:
Prof. Asoc. Dr. Arsim Canolli
Address: Departamenti i Antropologjisë
Fakulteti Filozofik, Universiteti i Prishtinës "Hasan Prishtina"
Zyra nr. 121, Kati 1, Rr. "Nëna Terezë", p.n.
10 000 Prishtinë, Republika e Kosovës
Email: arsim.canolli@uni-pr.edu
Dr. Rozafa Berisha, (Department of Anthropology)