Jelena Tošić is Assistant Professor of Transcultural Studies at the University of St.Gallen and a research fellow and lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, (Vienna, Erasmus+ Project TRANSCA). She is a research fellow at Centre for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS), FMK Belgrade. Her research interests include (forced) migration and border studies, political anthropology, diversity and multiculturalism, anthropology and history/memory, and religion. In her current research she explores the history and socio-cultural diversity of the Albanian-Montenegrin borderland through the lens of migration; the transformation of moral economies and debates on “deservingness” in Europe and “Anti-Extremism/Deradicalization” in Europe.
She is the co-editor of “African-European Trajectories of (Im)mobility: Exploring Entanglements of Experiences, Legacies and Regimes of Contemporary Migration” (Special Theme in Migration and Society, forthcoming 2019) and “Memories on the Move. Experiencing Mobility, Remembering the Past” (Palgrave MacMillan 2017). Her recent publications further include “The relational ethics of “never (…) too much”: Situating and scaling intimate uncertainties in an Adriatic harbor” (Anthropological Journal of European Cultures 2018 27(2)) and “From a Transit Route to the “’Backyard of Europe’? Tracing the Past, Present and Future of the ‘Balkan Route’” (Facultas 2017).