Suncana Laketa

Research projects :

• «Terrorism and the city: affect, space and violence in urban Europe»
Swiss National Science Foundation, Ambizione grant

• «Embodied Spaces and the Urban Geopolitics of Affect»
International Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of St Gallen

• «Affect, Identities, Territories: Nationalism Embodied»
Forschungskredit, University of Zürich

• «Embodied Geopolitics of Everyday Life in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina»
U. S. National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant


Selected publications :

• Miller, J. C. and Laketa, S. 2018. “The ‘magic of the mall’ revisited: Malls and the embodied politics of life”, Progress in Human Geography, doi: 10.1177/0309132518794274. (link)

• Laketa, S.  2018. “’Even if it didn’t happen, it’s true’: The fantasy of geopolitics in the ‘post-truth’ era”, Emotion, Space and Society, doi: 10.1016/j.emospa.2018.01.002. (link)

• Laketa, S. 2018. "Between ‘this’ side and ‘that’ side: performativity, youth identities and sticky spaces", Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 36(1), 178-196. (link)

• Laketa, S. and Suleymanova, D. 2017. “Enacting the contested past: conflict narratives in educational spaces”, Geographica Helvetica, 72(1), 5-16. (link)

• Laketa, S. 2016. “Geopolitics of affect and emotions in a post-conflict city”, Geopolitics, 21(3), 661-685. (link)

• Laketa, S. 2015. “Youth as geopolitical subjects: the case of Mostar, Bosnia and   Herzegovina”. In Kallio, K. and Mills, S. (eds.), Politics, Citizenship and Rights, Vol. 7 of Skelton, T. (ed.) Geographies of Children and Young People. Singapore: Springer, pp. 153 – 169. (link)




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