Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2022.  What was the Project? Reflections on Genre and the Project Form.   The Journal of Cultural Economy.

2022.  Publics and the Public Sphere.  In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology.  Ed. Mark Aldenderfer. New York: Oxford University Press.

2022.  Marketing Logics and the Politics of Public Spheres: On Discursive Engineering and Enclosure.  The Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. 32 (2): 301-325.

2021     Seeing Double: Political Polarization and the Identity Politics in (North) Macedonia, before and after the Prespa Agreement.  Pp. 173-205.  In The End of the Macedonian Question? Identity Politics after the Prespa Agreement, edited by Vasiliki Neofotistos.  New York and London: Routledge

2017     Learning from Skopje 2014: Architectural Spectacle in the 21st Century.  Written with Aleksandar Takovski. LA+: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture 5: 66-73.

2016     Introduction: Language and Political Economy, Revisited. HAU: The Journal of Ethnographic Theory 6 (3): 139-149.

2016     Strategic Publicity: On International Intervention and the Performativity of Public Communication in Post-Conflict Macedonia. HAU: The Journal of Ethnographic Theory 6 (3): 277-303.

2016     The Nation Brand Regime: Nation Branding and the Semiotic Regimentation of Public Communication in Contemporary Macedonia. Signs and Society 4 (S1): S70-S105.

2015     Chronotopes of the Political: News Media, Public Discourse, Mass Action in Postconflict Macedonia.  In Culture, Catastrophe and Rhetoric: The Texture of Political Action, edited by Robert Harriman and Ralph Cintron. Pp. 47-67. New York: Berghahn.

2013     Counterfeiting the Nation?: Skopje 2014 and the Politics of Nation Branding in Macedonia. Cultural Anthropology 28(1): 161-179. With online supplement at:

2012     Nema Rabota: Korzo and Youth Unemployment in Skopje, Macedonia. Balkanistica 25(2): 173-184.

2010     On the Politics of Imidž: European Integration and the Trials of Recognition in Post-Conflict Macedonia. Slavic Review69(4): 835-858.  [Named a finalist for the 2012 Council on European Studies First Article Prize.]

2008     Skandali, politika, i mediumite vo Makedonija: Kon antropologija na aktuelni nastani [Scandals, Politics, and the News Media in Macedonia: Toward an Anthropology of Current Events]. Pp. 237-242.  In VI Makedonsko-Severnoamerikanska Konferencija za Makedonistika, ed. by Emilija Crvenkovska. Skopje: University of Skopje.

Edited Volume

2016     Editor, “Language and Political Economy, Revisited.” A Special Section in HAU: The Journal of Ethnographic Theory 6 (3): 139-335.  [Comprised of seven original research articles, an introduction and an afterword.]

Essays and Editorials

2020     Fake News and Anthropology: A Conversation on Technology, Trust and Publics in an Age of Mass Disinformation.  With Adam Hodges, Meg Stalcup and Mei-Chun Lee.  PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review website, February 18, 2020.

2018     Editorial: On Open Access Publishing. With Elina Hartikainen, Timo Kallinen, Ville Laakkonen, Tuomas Tammisto, Pekka Tuominen and Matti Eräsaari.  Suomen Antropologi 43(1): 1-5.

2018     The Fake News Mills of Macedonia and Other Liberal Panics.  Hot Spots, Cultural Anthropology website, April 25, 2018.

2014     News Media and the Manufacture of Liberal Lifeworlds: A Review Essay.  Political and Legal Anthropology Review37(2): 376-382.

2013     Transitology Revisited, Or How the Trials of Postsocialism Forecast the Precarity of Neoliberal Capitalism. Anthropology News website,, October 31, 2013.

Book Reviews

2021.   Book Review of Deep Time Reckoning: How Future Thinking Can Help Earth Now, by Vincent Ialenti. Suomen Antropologi 45 (4): 44-6.

2015     Book Review of The Economy of Words: The Communicative Imperative of Central Banks, by Douglas R. Holmes.  Suomen Antropologi 4/2015: 54-55.

2010     Book Review of The Body of War: Media, Ethnicity and Gender in the Break-Up of Yugoslavia, by Dubravka Žarkov.  Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe 10(1): 26-27.

2009     Book Review of Europe and Its Others: Notes on the Balkans, edited by Božidar Jezernik, Rajko Muršič and Alenka Bartulović.  Anthropological Notebooks 25(2): 85-87.

2009     Book Review of Waiting for Macedonia: Identity in a Changing World, by Ilká Thiessen.  Anthropology of East Europe Review 27(2): 253-255.

In Preparation

Projects and the Temporalities of the Project Form.  A special journal issue to be edited and  introduced with Carl Rommel. In peer review at Social Anthropology.  

The Sovereignty Trap: International Intervention and the Public Sphere in Post-Conflict Macedonia.  Book manuscript in preparation.  [Full draft completed.]

Brand Nationalism: Neoliberal Statecraft and the Politics of Nation Branding in Macedonia. Book manuscript in preparation.