Members

Jussi Backman
University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Email: jussi.m.backman[at]jyu.fi
Website
Keywords:
Ancient Philosophy, Conceptual History of Creativity, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Philosophical Late Modernity, Postmetaphysical Western Thought

Andre Sicchieri Bailão
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Department of Anthropology
Email: asbailao[at]gmail.com
Keywords: Anthropology of Science, Iconography, Landscapes, Scientific Expeditions

Olga Baysha
Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation
Faculty of Communications, Media and Design
Email: obaysha[at]hse.ru
Website
Keywords: Social Movements, Westernization, Modernization, Democratization, Discourse Analysis

Riccardo Bavaj
University of St Andrews, Scotland
School of History
Email: rbflb[at]st-andrews.ac.uk
Website
Keywords: Concept of ‘the West’, Germany, Modernity, Nazism, ‘Western Democracy’

Alastair Bonnett
Newcastle University, England
The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Email: alastair.bonnett[at]ncl.ac.uk
Website
Keywords: Asia, Modernity, Occidentalism, Social Geography, Whiteness

Christopher S. Browning
University of Warwick, England
Department of Politics and International Studies
Email: c.s.browning[at]warwick.ac.uk
Website
Keywords: Europe, Geopolitics, Identity politics, Security, Transatlantic Relations

Dawid Bunikowski
University of the Arctic, Finland
Subgroup of Philosophy of Law
Email: dawid.bunikowski[at]uef.fi 
Website
Keywords:
the Arctic/North, Axiology, Law, Morality, Western Civilisation 

Melanie E. L. Bush
Adelphi University, USA (also University of South Africa, South Africa)
Department of Anthropology
Email: 
melanie.e.l.bush[at]gmail.com
Website
Keywords: 
Coloniality, Political Economy, Social Movements

Ahmet Faruk Çeçen
Istanbul University, Turkey
Faculty of Communication
Email: ahmetfarukcecen1[at]gmail.com
Keywords: The East-West Conflict, Clash of Civilizations, Orientalism, and Occidentalism

Alim Koray Cengiz
Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey
Email:
 cengiz.koray[at]yahoo.com

Website
Keywords:
Bilingualism, Cultural Diversity, Ethnicity, Linguistic Anthropology, Multiculturalism

Piotr Chmiel
University of Warsaw (non-affiliated), Poland
Email: piotr.chmiel.a[at]gmail.com
Keywords: Central Europe, Early Modern, Italy

Jessica M. Cook
University of Toronto, Canada
Department of Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies Institute
Email: Jessicam.cook[at]mail.utoronto.ca
Keywords: Film Activisms, Indigenous Resurgences, Indigenous Visual Sovereignty

Jose A. Cortes-Vazquez
Universidade da Coruña, Spain
Department of Sociology, Political Science and Administration
Email: jacorvaz[at]gmail.com
Website
Keywords:
Environmental Policies, EU, Peripheral Countries, Rural Studies, Sustainable Development

Magdalena Dabkowska
Independent researcher, Germany
Email: m.dabkowska@hotmail.com
Website
Keywords: 
Colonialism, Development, Globalisation, Human Rights, Power

Eduardo Dullo
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Social Anthropology Department
Email: edudullo[at]gmail.com
Keywords: Catholicism, Education, Personhood, Secularism 

Reeta Frosti
University of Helsinki, Finland 
Study of Religions
Email: reeta.frosti[at]helsinki.fi
Keywords: Francis Bacon, Gender, Natural Philosophy, Religion

Lisa Gelbhardt
University of Hull, England
Department of Social Sciences
Email: L.M.Gelbhardt[at]2012.hull.ac.uk
Keywords: Emotion and Personhood, Ethnography, Occidentalism, Social Anthropology, Travel

Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Faculty of Arts
Email: goodwin[at]unimelb.edu.au
Website
Keywords: Ethnography, Industrial Revolution, Postindustrialism, Rural studies

Magdalena Góralska
University of Oxford, England / Kozminski University, Poland
Faculty of Arts
Email: magdalena.goralska[at]oii.ox.ac.uk
Website
Keywords: Communication Theory, Internet, Science Communication, Science and Technology, Social Media

Ana Ivasiuc
Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
Institute of Political Science
Email: ana.ivasiuc[at]sowi.uni-giessen.de
Website
Keywords: Law, Migration, Policing, Security/Securitization, Vigilantism

Jukka Jouhki
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Department of History and Ethnology
Email: jukka.jouhki[at]jyu.fi
Website
Keywords: Banal Occidentalism, Cultural Anthropology, Ethnography, Narrative, Media texts

Annastiina Kallius
University of Helsinki, Finland
Social and Cultural Anthropology / Faculty of Social Sciences
Email: annastiina.kallius[at]helsinki.fi
Keywords: Europe, Hungary, Location, Migration, Postsocialism 

Frank Karioris
American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan
Division of General Education
Email: karioris_f@auca.kg
Website
Keywords: Masculinities, Higher Education, Sociality, Sexuality

Pekka Korhonen
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Email: pekka.a.korhonen[at]jyu.fi
Website
Keywords: West, East, Asia, Names & Concepts

Tereza Kuldova
University of Oslo
Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History
University of Vienna
Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology
Website
Email: tereza.kuldova[at]iakh.uio.no
Keywords: Biker Subculture, Business Elites, Europe, Social Anthropology, South Asia  

Marie-Josée Lavallée
Université du Québec à Montréal
Département Science Politique
Email: lavallee.marie-josee[at]courrier.uqam.ca
Website
Keywords: Critical Theory, German Contemporary History, History of Political Thought (German; 20th Century), Occidentalism, Reception and Cultural Transfers  

Einat Libel-Hass
Ashkelon Academic College, Israel
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Email: einat.libel[at]gmail.com
Website
Keywords: Cultural Dynamics, Congregational Studies, Judaism, Israel, Identities, Place

Joanna Lipińska
University of Warsaw, Poland
Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology
Email: jm.lipinska2[at]uw.edu.pl
Keywords: European Demonology, Magic, Neo-Paganism, Western Witchcraft, Wicca

Mira Menzfeld
University of Cologne, Germany
Department of Islamic Studies
Email:
mira.menzfeld[at]uni-koeln.de

Website
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Keywords: 
Anthropology, Dying, Medical Anthropology, Moral, Neosalafism

Pia Mikander
University of Helsinki, Finland
Faculty of Educational Sciences
Email: pia.mikander[at]helsinki.fi
Website
Keywords: Education, Social Science Education, Postcolonialism

Seamus Montgomery
University of Oxford, England
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Email:
seamus.montgomery[at]anthro.ox.ac.uk

Website

Keywords: 
Bureaucracy, EU institutions, Identity, Modernity, Nationalism 

Omer Moussaly
Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Unesco Chair on the Philosophical Foundations of Justice and Democratic Society
Email: moussaly.omer[at]gmail.com
Keywords: Antonio Gramsci, Edward Saïd, Hegemony, Orientalism, Western Marxism 

Utsa Mukherjee
University of London, England
Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Email: utsa.mukherjee.2015[at]live.rhul.ac.uk
Keywords: Childhood, Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Sociology, South Asian Diaspora 

Mattias Nowak
Lund University, Sweden
Central and Eastern European Studies
Keywords: Conservatism, Images of the West, Nationalism, Political Philosophy, Western civilization

Henna-Riikka Pennanen
University of Turku, Finland
John Morton Center for North American Studies
Email: henna-riikka.pennanen[at]utu.fi
Keywords: 19th Century History, Civilization, Idea of the West, The United States, U.S.-East Asia Relations

Oili Pulkkinen
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Email: pulkkinenoili2014[at]gmail.com
Keywords: 18th Century, The Enlightenment, Geopolitics, Political Concepts, Political Thought

Noel B. Salazar
University of Leuven, Belgium
Cultural Mobilities Research (CuMoRe), Faculty of Social Sciences
Email: noel.salazar[at]kuleuven.be
Keywords: Cosmopolitanism, Heritage, Imaginaries, Mobility and Travel, Sociocultural Anthropology

Bilgesu Şatır
Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences
Email: bilgesu.satir[at]gmail.com
Keywords: Feminist Theory, Gender and Politics, Laisizm, Social Movements, Westernization

Rina Sherman
Art cinématographique artisanal / Low Tech Film Art
Email:
 sherman.rina[at]gmail.com

Website
Keywords:
Angola, Ethnographic film, Multimedia, Namibia, Ovahiba

Sara Swerdlyk
Central European University, Hungary
Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Email: swerdlyk_sara[at]phd.ceu.edu
Website
Keywords: Critiques of Western Liberalism, Eastern Europe vs the West, Postsocialism and Postcolonialism 

Andreas Streinzer
University of Vienna, Austria
Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology (visiting scholar at Lancaster University Sociology Department)
Email: andreas.streinzer[at]univie.ac.at
Website
Keywords:
Austerity, Greece, Moral Economy of Provisioning, Occidentalism

Jouni Tilli
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Finland
Email: jouni.tilli[at]helsinki.fi
Keywords: Lutheranism, Political and Religious Rhetoric, Political Theology, Political Theory, Politics of History 

Johanna Turunen
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Department of Music, Art and Culture Studies / EUROHERIT
Email: Johanna.k.turunen[at]jyu.fi
Website
Keywords: Belonging, Europe, EU, Heritage, Postcolonial  

Barbara Törnquist-Plewa
Lund University, Sweden
Centre for European Studies
Email: barbara.tornquist-plewa[at]slav.lu.se
Keywords: East and West, Europe, Identity, Memory Studies, Political Myths

Johanna Vuorelma
University of Helsinki, Finland
Network for European Studies
Email: johanna[at]politiikasta.fi
Keywords: Foreign Policy Analysis, Narratives, Turkey, West

Marja Vuorinen
University of Helsinki, Finland
Department of Political and Economic Studies
Email: marja.vuorinen[at]helsinki.fi, marja.h.e.vuorinen[at]outlook.com
Keywords: Elite Studies, Identity Building, Nationalism, Political Conflicts, Propaganda 

David Whyte
University College London, England
Anthropology Department
Email: david.whyte.13[at]ucl.ac.uk
Keywords: Climate Change, Ireland, Politics, the Sea, Water 

Rachida Yassine
Ibn Zohr University, Morocco
Department of English Studies
Email: rachida.yassine[at]yahoo.co.uk
Keywords: Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Gender and Women Studies, East/West Encounters, Postcolonial Studies