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Elitza S. Ranova <email@example.com>
AREAS OF INTEREST AND RESEARCH
Post-socialism; Eastern Europe; contemporary Bulgarian society and culture; the European Union and European integration; globalization; the media; social stratification; urban anthropology; visual anthropology; scientific representation; experimental ethnographic writing.
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European History / Studies
Urban History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
2002-present Rice University, Houston, TX. Ph.D. candidate in anthropology.
1999-2002 New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL. Honors College of the State University System. B.A. in anthropology.
SELECTED ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
“Pride and Shame at the Doorstep of Europe: National and European Belonging in Bulgaria,” 12th World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, 2007.
“Of Gloss, Glitter and Lipstick: Fashion, Femininity and Wealth in Post-Socialist Urban Bulgaria,” The Anthropology of Eastern Europe Review, Fall 2006.
“Pictures on the Move: Avant-Garde Art, Contemporary Design and the Scientific Aesthetic,” 8th Biennial Conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists, 2004,Vienna, Austria.