Zaira LofrancoUniversity of Bergamo, Italy (UNIBG)
Zaira Lofranco joined the University of Bergamo in 2010 as post doctoral fellow in social and cultural anthropology. Since january 2014 she had been involved as a researcher in the FP7 ANTICORRP project with the specific task of carring out an ethnography of corruption practices in Bosnia and Herzegovina. From 2010 to 2013 she actively participated as an early carrier researcher in the EU funded networking project Eastbordnet, remaking eastern borders in Europe chaired by professor Sarah Green (Helsinki University). She completed her PhD in anthropology and analysis of cultural change at the University of Naples. In her doctoral research titled "Ethnography of a new boundary", she explored how practices of urban and domestic space in post war Sarajevo and Eastern Sarajevo entrenched with geographical and (geo) political transformations.