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Larisa Kurtović

Associate Professor, University of Ottawa


Larisa Kurtović is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Ottawa. She conducts research on postwar reconstruction, collective memory, and activist politics in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Her articles and essays on ethnic nationalism, political clientelism, international democracy promotion, cultural politics and the refugee experience have appeared in a range of anthropological and interdisciplinary journals including American EthnologistPOLAR and Nationalities Papers. She is currently working on an ethnographic monograph entitled Future as Predicament: Political Life after Catastrophe, as well as on a graphic ethnography entitled Reclaiming Dita, which is a product of collaborative and engaged field research among factory workers and activists in the city of Tuzla.