[these publications may not include the most recent ones, as i do not get around to updating this site as often as i would like to. for a complete list of my conference presentations and publications or copies, please contact me]


Peasants Into European Farmers? EU Integration in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania
Freiburger Sozialanthropologische Studien/Freiburg Studies in Social Anthropology/ Etudes d’Anthropologie Sociale de l’Université de Fribourg. Lit Verlag.
Bd. 33, 360 S., 34.90 EUR, br., ISBN 978-3-643-80107-4

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Scientific Articles and Book Chapters

2013            ‘‘Putting Permaculture Principles to Work: Progress, Hope and Commons Thinking’ in: Joshua Lockyer and James Veteto (editors) Localizing Environmental Anthropology: Bioregionalism, Permaculture, and Ecovillage Design for a Sustainable Future. Oxford: Berghahn, in preparation.

2011              ‘Commentaries on Drengson’s Shifting Paradigms’ Anthropology of Consciousness 22(1): 37-38.

2010            ‘The Mailat Case and Being European’ Slovo 22(1):  5-20.

2009             ‘Despre autopoiesis si angrenajul structural’ (‘Autopoiesis and Structural Machinery’) in: Stelu Serban (ed) Teme in antropologia sociala din Europa din Sud-Est. Bucharest: Paideia, 21-44.

2009             ‘The Principle of Hope: Relating to the European Union in Rural Romania’ in Janette McDonald and Andrea Stephenson The Resilience of Hope. Oxford: Rodopi.

2009             ‘Confusion, Secrecy and Power: Direct Payments and European Integration in Romania’  Annuaire Roumain d’Anthropologie, 46, special issue edited by Thomas Sikor and Stefan Dorondel.

2007            ‘Mind the Gaps! Power, Politics and a Space for Anthropology’ Antropologija 3: 22-39.

2007            ‘Belonging to the EU from the Perspective of Smallholder Farmers and Food Producers in Romania: How to Conceptualise the EU, Power and Agency’ Journal for Studies in Ethnology and Anthropology / Caiete de Etnologie si Antropologie 2006: 53-69.


2011             Amit Desai and Evan Killick (2010) (eds) The Ways of Friendship: Anthropological Perspectives. Oxford: Berghahn. Forthcoming in Anthropological Notebooks.

2011              The Turbulence Collective (2010) ‘What would it mean to win?’ in Queesch 14.

2010             Christina Grasseni (2009) Developing Skill, Developing Vision: Practices of Locality in the Italian Alps. Oxford: Berghahn. Forthcoming in Social Anthropology.

2009             Chris Hann (2006) Not the Horse We Wanted: Postsocialism, Neoliberalism and Eurasia. Münster: Lit Verlag. Forthcoming in Sibirica.

2008            Parkins, Wendy & Geoffrey Craig (2006) Slow Living. Oxford: Berg. Anthropological Notebooks, XIII (2): 153-155.

2008             Wilson, Thomas M. (ed) (2006) Food, Drink and Identity in Europe. Amsterdam and New York: Editions Rodopi. Social Anthropology, 15(3): 409-411.

2007            Inda, Jonathan Xavier (ed) (2005) Anthropologies of Modernity: Foucault, Governmentality and Life Politics. Oxford: Blackwell. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 13: 235-236.

2006            (with Andrew Whitehouse) ‘Sound and Anthropology: Body, Environment and Human Sound Making – Conference hosted by the University of St Andrews 19th-21st June 2006’ Anthropology Today 22 (6): 25-26.

Outreach/General Public Publications

2011               Vom Taumeln zum Tanzen der Verhältnisse: Décroissance als willkommener Paradigmenwechsel für eine lebenswerte Zukunft. Forum für Politik, Gesellschaft und Kultur in Luxemburg (March edition).

2010-             ongoing collaboration with Queesch magazine

2009-          ongoing collaboration with IUEOA asbl, featuring a regular column to their magazine on learning and practising sustainability and occasional topical articles

2010            ‘Permakultur: Die Kunst des Möglichen’ Forum für Politik, Gesellschaft und Kultur in Luxemburg (June edition).

2008            ‘Society, Sexuality and Gender Relations: A Perspective from Social Anthropology’ Forum für Politik, Gesellschaft und Kultur in Luxemburg.