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Department of Social Anthropology



Anthropology and History, Postsocialism, Anthropology of Science, History of Science, embodiment/Anthropology of the body, anthropology of conflict and violence, comparative literature.


Key publications: 

Tradii, L. (2019). ‘Death, Knowledge, and the Anthropologist in Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain’ in  A. Teodorescu (ed.) Death within the Text: Social, Philosophical and Aesthetic Approaches to Literature.

Tradii, L. and Robert, M. (2017 – online) ‘Do we deny death? II. Critiques of the death-denial thesis’, Mortality, pp. 1–12. doi: 10.1080/13576275.2017.1415319.

Robert, M. and Tradii, L. (2017 - online) ‘Do we deny death? I. A genealogy of death denial’, Mortality, pp. 1–14. doi: 10.1080/13576275.2017.1415318

2016. Tradii, L. ‘Immune to death: humanity and human remains in the context of a research facility’, Mortality, 21(2), pp. 112–129. doi: 10.1080/13576275.2015.1088516.

Research Title: Traces of war, Eastern identities, and socio-political changes in rural Eastern Germany
Supervisor: Dr Paola Filippucci
 Laura  Tradii (2017)

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