Prof. Dr. Nebi Bardhoshi

Honorary Research Associate

Visiting Fellow in Regensburg, October – November 2015
Visiting Professor at the University of Regensburg, October – November 2017

Associate Professor and Director
Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Art Studies, Tirana

Curriculum Vitae

Legal and Social Anthropologist Dr. Nebi Bardhoshi is Associate Professor and Director of the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Art Studies in Tirana. Since his stay as Visiting Research Fellow at the Graduate School in Regensburg in 2015 he is also its Honorary Research Associate. By invitation of the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts, in October and November 2017 he is teaching "Property and Anthropology of Law" as Guest Professor at the University of Regensburg.

Bardhoshi's research interest is the anthropology of law as well as the statehood and the theory of social anthropology. He has published the monographs "Gurtë e Kufinit: kanuni, pronësia, strukturimi social [= Border Stones: Customary Law, Ownership, Social Structuration] in 2011 and "Antropologji e Kanunit" [= An Anthropology of the Kanun], published 2015 by the Centre for Albanian Studies in Tirana and the second edition (2016) by Pika pa Siperfaqe, Tiranë. He is also co-editor (with Gilles de Rapper and Pierre Sinte) of the volume "Social Practices and Local Configurations in the Balkans" (2013), published by the European University Press.

Research Project (as Visiting Research Fellow in 2015)

Blood, Sex and Land: The Local Meanings of Justice in a Context of Modern State

The process of creating the meanings of justice in a context of modern state is the focus of this project. The social fields (in national or transnational level) forged by interaction of the people being of sujet de droit of state laws and non-state laws are the places where subjectivity and the meanings of justice are articulated  The ethnography on blood-feud, taboos on sexual relationships, and land relationship in socialist and post-socialist Albania is taken as an instructive case study.


Instituti i Antropologjisë Kulturore dhe i Studimit të Artit (IAKSA)
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