I was asked the question shortly before finishing my doctoral thesis. “But why anthropology?” It is rather uncommon to refer to so many anthropologists in a thesis in my field, a thesis that is not based on ethnography. In social work it makes more sense to refer to sociologists, psychologists, even political scientists. So “why anthropology?”Continue reading “Why anthropology?”
My first independent scholarly work is published!
…And it is published in Time & Society, one of my favourite peer-reviewed journals! What is the article about, then? Continue reading “Social change in developmental times? On ‘changeability’ and the uneven timings of child welfare interventions “
Before I got my doctor’s degree (PhD), different circumstances forced me to choose sooner rather than later, a more independent path. This new path was a very helpful reminder of why I first wanted to be a researcher.
How it all started
I am not quite sure when I got the idea first. I do remember though thinking about what makes you choose the path of independence on the day I met Sara Ahmed.Continue reading “Independent: How? When? Why? What?”
Featured image: Cover image – PhD dissertation “Child (Bio)Welfare and Beyond: Intersecting Injustices in Childhoods and Swedish Child Welfare”. Artwork by Zlatana Knezevic ©Zlatana Knezevic 2020 https://zlatanaknezevic.page/
Some people have asked me about the cover image of my dissertation. Below, you will find slides, which provide some background to the multi-layered image. The cover was my art project in a course called “Konsten i Samhället”, at Folkhögskolan i Angered.
Another common question is how I would summarise the dissertation in a few sentences. I have started this blog and the instagram account @zlatanaknezevic.page to share my past and ongoing research and make it more intelligible for others. Apart from summarising and simplifying, I am also trying to find alternative expressions. Sometimes, I try to illustrate it! See more by scrolling the slides below!
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