That’s what I want to do when I grow up: the role of anthropology in communication

Recently, I found out this absolutely interesting article on the experience of an anthropologist working for the WHO. Her experience shows how anthropologists, or just even the use of the anthropological method of the participant observer can make a dramatic difference in the effectiveness of our communication. I think that to a great extend the approach … Continue reading

Il peso dell’onestà intellettuale – La mia lettera all’On. Turco (M5S)

Qui di seguito potete leggere una mail che ho inviato all’On. Turco, un deputato del Movimento 5 Stelle. Chi di voi mi conosce personalmente sa quanto sia assolutamente lontano dal movimento, in tutti i sensi. Tuttavia, ieri sera ho visto un barlume di speranza nell’On. Turco, e per onestà intellettuale, ho sentito il dovere di … Continue reading

Sarajevo Canton amends its constitution

On the 5th of September I have attacked the EU Delegation to BiH’s position towards the lack of commitment by BiH politicians in implementing ECRH rule over the famous Finci-Sejdic case. Apparently, I have committed a mistake, though.Unfortunately this does not involves the EU Delegation, which harsh position towards BiH politicians is still very hard, … Continue reading

The future of Europe: dismantle populism

The future of Europe: dismantle populism

This evening I attended the most interesting event host by Open Society at the Hub Brussels, aimed at launching Counterpoint‘s report on the spread of populism throughout Europe. I am still eager to go through the whole study, but screening it with studious frenzy and after having listened to the discussion in the Hub, I … Continue reading

Nurse, pass me the scalpel! Gotta amend my constitution!

Nurse, pass me the scalpel! Gotta amend my constitution!

Today, on the most relevant Balkanologists websites, you will find news regarding the last attempt of Bosnian government to sabotage itself. Most probably, today you’ll also read the word “Dayton” many, many times. We are of course talking about BiH incapability to amend its constitution so to comply with ECHR sentence on the Finci-Sejdic case. … Continue reading