Tanja Višić (Ph.D Max-Weber-Kolleg, Germany, 2021) is an anthropologist and sociologist of labour mobility. From 1. October she is a post-doc researcher and Fritz-Thyssen-Stiftung Fellow at the LMU Munich) where she is doing the project “Logistical and social entanglements of career mobilities, work-life balance, and intersectional inequalities in the life course of academics in Germany”.
Her doctoral thesis entitled “PERIPHERAL LABOUR MOBILITIES”: AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF ELDER CARE WORK BETWEEN THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA AND GERMANY” is an ethnographic study of gendered labour mobility focusing on process of cross-border elder care labour mobility from ex-Yu to Germany.Tanja’s current research interests include academic career mobilities, intersectional analyses of gender, ‘race’, ethnicity, citizenship, ability, etc., in the process of re/production of inequality in academic settings, work-life balance, life-course perspective, higher education policy in Germany and Europe, ethnography of intellectuals.
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