• Summer School As School 2017
Presentation by Vjollca Krasniqi
Vjollca Krasniqi at Summer School as School 2017
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017, 20:00
Venue: Boxing Club, Mark Isaku Str. 10000 Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo

Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is pleased to introduce the presentation of Vjollca Krasniqi part of the Public Program of Summer School as School 2017.

Dr. Vjollca Krasniqi, sociologist. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Ljubljana. She has an M.Sc. degree in Gender, Development, and Globalization from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a BA degree in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Prishtina. She is a lecturer in Sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Prishtina. Her research interests are: South Eastern Europe, gender, nation- building and state-building, peacekeeping/ peace building, development, ethnicity, collective memory, war, post-colonial theories, feminist theories, the body, sociology of everyday life, trans-nationalism and representation, ethnography. She has written on political, social, and gender developments in the Balkans. Her publications include: “Beyond the Incomplete: The Politics of Social Change in Kosovo” in Cvetičanin. P. (ed.) A Life of Tomorrow: Social Transformations in South East Europe (University of Skopje, Macedonia, February 2015); “Disability, Politics and Culture in Kosovo”, Socialno delo (Faculty of Social Work, University of Ljubljana, November 2014); “The Topography of the Construction of the Nation in Kosovo” in Pål Kostø (ed.) Strategies of Symbolic Nation-Building in South Eastern Europe, (London: Ashgate, March 2014); “Another Report on the Banality of Evil: The Cultural Politics of the Milošević Trial in Kosovo,” in Timothy Waters (ed.) The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy, (Oxford University Press, December 2013); Kombformimi Simbolik në Evropën Juglindore [Symbolic Nation-Building in South Eastern Europe] (ed.) (Prishtinë, QHPGJ, September 2013);
“Feminism, Globalisation and Capitalism,” in Kasić, B., Petrović, J., Prelenda, S., Slapšak, S. (eds.) Feminist Critical Interventions: Thinking Heritage, Decolonising, Crossings (Red Athena University Press, Zagreb, September 2013); “Neo-Colonial Regimes, Sexual Politics, and State-Building in Kosova” in Free and Sovereign: Art, Theory and Politics. A Book of Essays and Interviews on Kosovo and Srbija, (Novi Sad, Censura, Kontekst Galerija, May 2013); “The Gender Politics of Post-War Reconstruction in Kosova,” in Christine Eifler and Ruth Seifert (eds.), Gender Dynamics in Post-Conflict Reconstruction (Bern, New York, Oxford: Lang Publishers, 2009); “Imagery, Gender, and Power: The Politics of Representation in Post-War Kosova,”Feminist Review, Vol.86 (July 2007); The Politics of Remembrance and Belonging: Kosovar Women since the War [co-authored] (Prishtina: CRGP, 2006). She has been a fellow of the Academic Fellowship, Open Society Institute during 2010-2015. She was a British Chevening Scholar in 2004-2005. She has been active in the women’s movement in the Balkans and organized and participated in a number of international conferences on political and gender issues.

Full schedule of The Public Program of Summer School as School 2017 can be found at: http://www.stacion.org/en/Public-Lectures-and-Presentations-2017

Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina and partner institutions with Summer School as School have created a unique international educational platform, based in Prishtina, as a progressing model; developing an interdisciplinary curriculum and engaging practitioners from the region and beyond in sharing knowledge and expertise with international students and the public.

The project’s larger context responds to the art education systems of Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia.

Summer School as School 2017 is organized in cooperation with Allianz Cultural Foundation, supported by ERSTE Foundation, Trust for Mutual Understanding(TMU), Federal Chancellory of Austria, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung office in Prishtina, Ministry of Diaspora of the Republic of Kosovo, Municipality of Prishtina, Independent Curators International (ICI), The Office for Contemporary Art (OCA), Norway and RIT Kosovo. Complete list of donors and cooperation partners will be announced in due time.