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Slavka Karakusheva


Slavka Karakusheva holds a BA degree in Cultural Studies (2008), an MA degree in Cultural Anthropology (2010), and a PhD degree in Cultural Anthropology from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridksi (2021). She has specialised at the Russian, East European and Eurasian Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2020, 2021), and has been a visiting fellow at the Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz (2019), the Department of New Media, Kadir Has University (2016), and the Cultural Politics and Management Research Centre, Istanbul Bilgi University (2014-2015). She is interested in nation-building politics, migration processes and identification practices related to Bulgaria’s Turkish and Muslim communities, in minorities’ cultural memory and heritage.