PhD. in intercultural studies, studies of comparative ideas and cultures, Geographer, Ethnologist, Research Fellow

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Research interests

Jernej Mlekuž has graduated in geography, ethnology and cultural anthropology from the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. He has received an MA in geography (at the same faculty) and a PhD in intercultural studies, studies of comparative ideas and cultures in 2008 at the School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica. Since 1999 he has worked at the Slovenian Migration Institute.

His research focus is on migration theory and methodology, cultural aspects of migration processes, material culture, epistemology, epiphenomena and water levels and gauges.

Fields of work: migration studies, social spatiatility, material culture, media studies, philosophy of science

Selected publications

I feel Kranjska klobasa: Kako je kranjska kobasica podignula slovensku naciju. Zagreb: Srednja Evropa, 2017.

Kranjsko klobasanje: Slovenska zgodovina, kot jo pišejo packe kranjske klobase na časopisnem papirju. Ljubljana: Beletrina, 2017.

Burek: A culinary metaphor. Budapest; New York: Central European University Press, 2015 (slovenski prevod knjige Burek.si!? Koncepti/recepti je izšel tudi v srbskem in albanskem prevodu).

Made in YU 2015. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC SAZU, 2016 (sourednik)..

Venček domačih: Predmeti, Slovencem sveti. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC SAZU, 2015 (urednik).

Going places: Slovenian women's stories on migration. Akron: University of Akron Press, 2014 (sourednik).

“We asked for workers. We got bureks instead.' The Meanings and Significance of the Burek in Slovenia.“ Ethnologia Europaea 47: 2, 2017.

“When the grease runs through the paper: On the consumption of ultragreasy bureks.“ V Food, power, and agency, ur. Jürgen Martschukat, Bryant Simon. London Bloomsbury, 2017, 169–190.

“Bosanci, čefurji, čapci and other burekalised creatures: Images of immigrants and their descendants in Slovenian media and popular culture.“ Citizens at heart? Perspectives on integration of refugees in the EU after the Yugoslav wars of succession, ur. Li Bennich-Björkman et al. Uppsala: Uppsala University. 2016, 69–85.

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