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Michal Šípoš

Michal Šípoš

Sipos_photoMichal SIPOS, PhD

tel.: +420 222 828 607

e-mail: Michal.Sipos@gmail.com

 

Education

2016      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.). Goldsmiths, University of London, Department of Anthropology

Dissertation title:War, Asylum, and Everyday Life: The Experiences of Chechen and Ingush Refugees in Poland.

2004       Master's degree (Mgr.). Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Arts, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology

 

Grants and scholarships

2018 – 2020 Visegrad Anthropologists’ Network Scholarship, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle (Saale), Germany

2009       Marie Curie SocAnth Inter-Laboratory Visitor Short-Term Fellowship, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle (Saale), Germany

2006 – 2009 Marie Curie SocAnth Doctoral Fellowship, Goldsmiths, University of London

2005 – 2006 European Doctorate: Social History of Europe and the Mediterranean Fellowship, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

 

Employment

2018 –                   Postdoctoral Researcher. The Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Ethnology

2017 – 2018         Researcher. The Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy & Institute of Ethnology

2013 – 2015        Project Manager. The Young Scientists of Slovakia

2011 – 2013         Visiting Lecturer. Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences

2009 – 2010        Visiting Teacher. Goldsmiths, University of London

 

Teaching experience

2011 – 2013         Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Department of Anthropology

Economic Anthropology, Political Anthropology, Anthropology of Violence, Research Seminar

2009 – 2010        Goldsmiths, University of London, Department of Anthropology

Anthropology of Socialism and Post-Socialism (main lecturer Frances Pine), Political and Economic Anthropology (Catherine Alexander and Massimiliano Mollona)

 

Areas of interest

anthropology of violence, refugee studies, political anthropology, research methods and ethic in anthropology of violence

 

Current project

Ethnography of loss and change: War refugees in Visegrad countries

 

Publications

Journal articles

Sipos, M. (In press). “We are all brothers here”: The making of a life by Chechen refugees in Poland. Population, Space and Place, e2276. doi:10.1002/psp.2276

Sipos, M. (2019). Informal practices and the street-level construction of migrant deportability: Chechen refugees and local authorities in Polish accommodation centres for asylum seekers. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 45(7), 1168–1184. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1409106

Reviews

Sipos, M. (2018). Chatterji, Roma (ed.). 2015. Wording the world: Veena Das and scenes of inheritance. New York: Fordham University Press. 481 pp. Pb.: US$45.00. ISBN: 9780823261864. Social Anthropology, 26(2), 278–280. doi:10.1111/1469-8676.12499

Sipos, M. (2018). Report from the 15th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Social Anthropology (EASA), Stockholm, 14-17.8.2018. Czech Sociological Review, 54(5), 824–826.

 

Professional affiliations and awards

2018                      Jacques Derrida Award for Best Article in Social Sciences in the Czech Republic

2017 –                   Member of Czech Association for Social Anthropology

2016 – 2019        Honorary Fellow. Goldsmiths, University of London

2008 –                   Member of European Association for Social Anthropology