Prof. Robert HaydenProfessor of Anthropology, Law and Public & International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, USA "Borders and the Limits of Authority" "Developing insights from comparative research:Sharing & Contesting Sacred Sites from India through The Balkans "
Prof. Thomas WilsonBinghampton University State, University of New York, USA, School of Politrics, international Studies and Philosophy in Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland "Brexit on the Border: Hard and Soft Borders and the New and Old Nationalisms" "Ethnography at the Margins: Normative and Pragmatic in Planning and Implementing Field Research"
Prof. Jonathan ParryProfessor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, LSE "Classes of labour in a central Indian steel town (and beyond)"
Prof. Susana NarotskyProfessor of Social Anthropology at the University of Barcelona, Spain. “Grassroots Economies and Grassroots Economics: Living with austerity in Southern Europe” "The methodological articulation of political economy, moral economy and the feminist economics in the anthropological analysis of the Southern European crisis"
Prof. Stathis GourgourisInstitute of Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University , USA "Democracy's Troubles: Sovereignty, Immigration, Secularity" "The Nation Form in the Era of Globalisation"
Prof. David KideckelProfessor of Anthropology and Director of International Studies at Central Connecticut State University, USA "Economic Crisis in Europe and the US: What We Can Learn (and avoid learning) from Development Practices in Kerala State, Southwest India" “Using Field Schools like Konitsa for Addressing Crisis”
Prof. Keith HartAnthropology Emeritus at Goldsmiths College, University of London “Building the human economy at a time of world crisis” “The anthropological roots of the human economy project”
Prof. Michael StewartUniversity College London “The Rise of Radical Anti Roma Politics - An EU Phenomenon” A Digital Doomesday Book? My Street and its roots in Mass Observation.
Prof. Cesare PoppiUniversities of Lugano (CH) and Trento (I) “Surva! Balkan Winter Masquerades in Cross-Cultural Perspective” “Carnival King of Europe” (film projection and discussion)
Prof. Chris HannMax Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle (Germany) “One Capitalism or Many? Perspectives from Economic Anthropology” “Competing paradigms at the interface between anthropology and economics: the eternal recurrence of the Methodenstreit”
Prof. Neni PanourgiaDep.of Anthropology, Columbia University, Department of Anthropology and Program in Narrative Medicine "The Improbable Worlds and Lives of Things: Stones, Papers, Humans" "From Village to Hospital to Courtroom, From Malaria Shots to Protection of Human Subjects, to Security Clearance: New Fieldwork Sites and their Challenges".
Prof. Michael HerzfeldDep.of Anthropology, Harvard University, USA “Practicing Theory in Anthropology: From Social to Cultural Intimacy” “Theoretical Practice in Anthropology: Language, Embodiment, Knowledge”
Prof. Sarah GreenDep. of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki “Border memories and speculations: interweaving past and future in Epirus and the Aegean” “Money, Gender and Borders: a workshop on how borders locate moral and material differences and exchanges”
Prof. Dzemal SokolovicDep. of Sociology, University of Sarajevo “The Balkans:Between Nationalism and Tolerance, Respect and Enjoyment in Others” “The Balkans:Between Nationalism and Tolerance, Respect and Enjoyment in Others”
Prof. Thomas Hylland EriksenDep. of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo “The Future of anthropology in the 21st century” “The Future of anthropology in the 21st century”
Prof Kirsten HastrupDep. of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen “Siting culture” “Culture and space in anthropological perspectives”
Prof. Maurice GodelierEHESS “Which Relationship Makes a Society”
Prof. Jane CowanDep. of Anthropology, University of Sussex “The League of Nations Minorities Treaties Supervision (1919-1933) as Site of Encounter: Anthropological Reflections on International Bureaucrats, States, Minorities and Advocates Negotiating Petitions and Projects in relation to Macedonia”
Prof. Dimitra Gefou-MadianouDep.of Social Anthropology, Panteion University, Athens “Culture and Ethnography”
Prof. Eftichia VoutiraDep. of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki “Cultural Construction of Refugees in Greece”
Prof. Rajko MursicDep. of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Ljubljana “Ambivalences of Identification and Alterity: From Laibach to Sutka”