Filova, Evgenija, BA MA


Contact Details

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Universitätsstraße 7, 1010 Vienna
NIG, 4th floor
Room: A0408

T: +43-1-4277-49546



Office Hours

upon request


Current Courses: u:find

Research Focus Areas

  • Anthropology & Racism
  • Anti-Racism
  • Visual Culture
  • Representation
  • Digital Anthropology
  • Critical Romani Studies
  • Intersectionality
  • Embodiment and Identities
  • Queerfeminism

Short Biography

Evgenija Filova is a PraeDoc at the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology currently working on their doctoral project on antigypsyism and anti-Roma racism in art and cultural production. They hold a research MA in Critical Gender Studies from Central European University and a BA in Art and Art History from New York University Abu Dhabi. Evgenija’s main research interest spans across Anthropology and Cultural Studies with a particular focus on art and activism engaging with issues of social justice and human rights. Their previous research was in the fields of Feminist New Materialisms, Queer Theory, and Critical Disability Studies, analyzing different theoretical approaches to embodiment and identity. Evgenija has also experience in Digital Anthropology and human-computer interaction and design. Additionally, they are interested in studies at the intersection of the anthropology of food and agriculture with legal anthropology and policy analysis, researching food production, practices and cultures.  Their research, teaching, and writing practice is recently taking them to processes of unsettling, occupation, extraction, and presence in the digital era.