Here is an interview I did on the Bulgarian self-immolations with Marco Werman for the NPR program, The World.
A Photo Essay on the Bulgarian Protest against the privatization of the Bulgarian State Railways on March 10, 2012. Published in Anthropology News.
Two defiant Bulgarian women, in traditional costume, lead the protesters on Sunday, March 10th.
Faces of the Bulgarian Protesters in Sofia on March 10, 2013
Happy International Women’s Day! A holiday celebrated all over the world, but not in the United States. We only get mother’s day. Apparently, women don’t count unless they are moms.
The European Association of Social Anthropologists in Paris. A great meeting so far.
I am on a very exciting panel tomorrow about science and sexology in Eastern Europe.
Gender and Politics Under Communism - New Perspectives on Central and Eastern Europe
My friends David Redmon and Ashley Sabin, two fantastic documentary film directors who are Carnivalesque Films, put together this clip. David interviewed me about my research in Eastern Europe a few weeks ago, and sent me this snippet where I am trying to explain some of the reasons behind the growing nostalgia for communism.
Apologies for re-posting this, but the formatting on the first video post was completely screwy. I made a .mp4 file out of the original .mov file. Much better!
Book trailer for Lost in Transition: Ethnographies of Everyday Life After Communism