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Saida Hodžić

Associate Professor, Cornell University


Saida Hodžić is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Cornell University. The author of an award-winning book, The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs, she studies questions of asylum, refuge, and humanitarianism in transnational perspective, as well as the nexus of militarization, industrial toxicity, and activism in Bosnia-Herzegovina. She is currently writing a book of essays Songs of War, Songs of Refuge, and an ethnography titled Affective Encounters: Humanitarian Afterlives of War and Violence, as well as developing a podcast called “Refugees Know Things.”