Communications récentes

  • Albert Doja. “On Mobility and Migration: A contrastive framework for advocative approach and critical analysis of fundamental freedoms and constraints”, Concluding Remarks to the European Peace Research Association (EuPRA) Workshop on Human Mobility in the Age of Populism: Migrants, Refugees and Europe, organized by the Arctic University of Norway Center for Peace Studies and the Peace Research Institute Paris, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, 28-29 January 2019. (

    Youtube Video: EuPRA Concluding Remarks on Mobility and Migration).

  • Albert Doja. “The (im)possibility of Facebook communities: On the specific culture of norms, rules and constraints that each group develops to be bound as a social group”, Connections: Defining the goals and landscaping efforts of how to build bonds of trust across heterogeneous identities, Aspen Institute and Facebook Citizenship and Identity Program, Regent Berlin (Germany), 23 October 2018. (
    Youtube Video: On the impossibility of Facebook communities
    ).

  • Albert Doja. “The Morphodynamics of Social Reality : Mapping Identity Transformations, Cultural Encounters, Core Values and other Challenges to European Integration”, Project Proposal presented at the Visiting Scholars Seminar, Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge (MA), 20 September 2017. (
    Youtube Video: Social Morphodynamics
    ).

  • Albert Doja, Enika Abazi. “From Ideological Construction to War and Thereafter: A Socio-Anthropological Account of the Balkan Wars”, Paper presented at the Peace and Conflict Studies from the Margins to the Center: Rethinking Europe in an Unequal World, Joint Conference of European Peace Research Association (EuPRA) and German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (AFK), Schwerte/Dortmund (Germany), 16–18 March 2017.

  • Albert Doja, Enika Abazi. “Pride and Prejudice: The Global Politics of Hooliganism and Nationalism in a Local Football Game between Serbia and Albania”, Paper presented at the Football as an Instrument of Nation-Building, Federation Internationale de Football Association and Schwabenakademie Irsee Conference, FIFA Headquarters, Zürich (Switzerland), 17-19 February 2017.

  • Albert Doja. “Post-Imperial Truth Claims and Postcolonial Knowledge Production in the Post-Communist Balkans”, Paper presented at the Princeton Conjunction on Imperial Reverb : Exploring the Postcolonies of Communism, Princeton University, 13-15 May 2016. (
    Youtube Video: Postcolonial Balkans
    )
  • Albert Doja. “Raw madness and cooked evil : the unspeakable politics of mass rapes as a military strategy and instrument of ethnic cleansing”, Paper presented at the International Conference on War and Sexual Violence, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 28-29 April 2016. (
    Youtube Video: Sexual Violence in War)
  • Albert Doja. “Exchange and Reciprocity : on words, goods, women, and other technologies of communication”, Keynote Lecture at the 3rd ASSE International Conference of British and American Studies In the Beginning was the Word and then Technology, Tirana (Albania), 26-28 November 2015.
  • Albert Doja, Enika Abazi. “The Politics of Pride and Prejudice : Hooliganism, Nationalism and Racism in a Football Match between Serbia and Albania”, Paper presented at the 20th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York (U.S.A.), 23–25 April 2015.
  • Albert Doja. “Would-become Albanians before Modernity: the Politics of Identity from Pre-Modern Times in Modern Perspectives”, Paper delivered in print at the Conference on Identity, Ethnicity and Nationhood before Modernity: Old Debates and New Perspectives, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), University of Oxford (U.K.), 24–26 April 2015.
  • Albert Doja. “Le prix de l’amour: circulation des richesses et technologie de communication des relations sociales : une immersion dans les structures anthropologiques de l’échange et de la réciprocité”, La Richesse : 6e Printemps des sciences humaines et sociales, Maison européenne des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société, Lille Nord de France, 14 avril 2014. [
    Youtube Video: Prix de l'Amour]
  • Albert Doja. “From the German-speaking point of view : Unholy Empire, Balkanism, and the culture circle particularism of Albanian studies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland”, Seminar für Socialanthropologie, Universität Freiburg (Switzerland), 26 March 2014.
  • Albert Doja. “How to build identity in the Adriatic-Ionian Region : Cultural, Regional, and European Perspectives between civic ideas and nation-state motivations”, EUSAIR - how to say it ? University Forum on Building a macro-regional awareness in Adriatic-Ionian territories, Bologna University, Emilia-Romagna Region, Bologna (Italy), 5-6 December 2013. [Video]
  • Albert Doja. “From the German point of view: a critical view of cultural particularism in Albanian studies”, Mainstream and Dissident Scientific Networks between the Balkans and Germany, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, 20-22 September 2012. [
    Youtube Video: Albanian Studies the German Way, Humboldt University Berlin, 20-22 September 2012]
  • Albert Doja. “The politics of religion and the construction of instrumental realities and identities against an imagined future of the Balkans”, Faiths in Kosovo : Past, Present, Future, International Conference Commemorating the 1,700th anniversary of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge and the Conversion of Emperor Constantine to Christianity, American University in Kosovo, Prishtina, 15-17 May 2012. [
    Youtube Video: Milvian Conference, Kosovo, 15-17 May 2012]
  • Albert Doja. “Gender in the Albanian world : anthropological approach”, Sex selection from Asia to Europe, Centre Population & Development, Paris Descartes University, 2 December 2011. [
    Youtube Video: Sex selection and patriarchal ideology, Paris Descartes University, 2 December 2011.]
  • Albert Doja. “Folklorist Exegesis, Ethnographic Fieldwork and Anthropological Analysis in Albanian context”, The Rise of Anthropology ‘on the Margins of Europe’ 1945-1991, Conference held at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale, Germany, 9–11 March 2011. [
    Youtube Video: Folklorism in Albanian Studies, Max Planck Institute, Halle/Saale, Germany, 9-11 March 2011]
  • Albert Doja. “Morphodynamics and Agency : From Post-Structuralism to Neo-Structuralism”, Invited Presidential Session : Lévi-Strauss, Europe and the Ends of Anthropology, American Anthropological Association 108th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, December 2–6, 2009. [
    Youtube Video: Morphodynamics and Agency, AAA Meeting, Philadelphia (PA), 2-6 December 2009].
  • Albert Doja. “Democracy securitization and interventionism : local and global challenges to stability and peace in the Western Balkans”, European Peace Architecture : Integration, Cooperation and Engagement, 6th EuPRA bi-annual Congress, European Peace Research Association & European University, Tirana, Albania, 23–25 July 2009.
  • Albert Doja. “International schema of intervention in a parochial village : Challenges to the Democratisation of the Western Balkans”, International Conference on Central Europe – Two Decades After, Political Science Institute, University of Opole, Kamien Slaski, Poland, 26–27 November 2009.
  • Albert Doja. “From Confraternal Religion to Instrumental Theology : ideological reversal between heterodoxy and orthodoxy in the political history of Bektashism (Keynote Lecture)”, International Symposium on Bektashism between religious movement and established religion, European University, Tirana, Albania, 23–24 October.