EASA Anthropology of Economy Network Workshop


Deservingness - power, morality and inequality in contemporary Europe and beyond

October 27th-28th, 2017; IKSA

Convenors: Andreas Streinzer, University of Vienna,
                   Jelena Tosic, University of Vienna and University of Bern

Preliminary List of Papers

  • The relational politics of deservingness in the context of postsocialist transition and the rise of neo-nationalism of a national-socialist bent
    Don Kalb
  • Guests and other unwanted subjects: On im/moralities of deservingness between EU and Turkey
    Sabine Strasser
  • The politics of needs and rights: charity, deservingness and distribution in austerity Portugal
    Patricia Matos
  • Deserving EU citizenship: The case of undocumented Italian migrants in Belgium
    Jean-Michel Lafleur and Elsa Mescoli
  • The Ritual Neoliberal: An anthropological insight into the policies of activation for unemployed people in Turin
    Carlo Capello
  • “Here, morality is a sense of entitlement:” citizenship, deservingness, and inequality in suburban Atlanta
    Elisa Lanari
  • Risk-taking and Deservingness in Migration: the case of irregular migration in Turkey
    Esra S. Kaytaz
  • The construction of deservingness in co-ethnic and pro-refugee philanthropic actions in Hungary
    Ildiko Zakarias
  • Insolvency, inequality and moral deservingness: the case of the Greek household-protection law
    Theodora Vetta
  • The Moral Economy of Debt: Contesting and (Re-) Regulating Household Debt in Post–Credit Boom Croatia
    Marek Mikus


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