Research Fields

  • (Forced) Migration and Border Studies, Transculturality/Diversity/Multiculturalism, “(De) Radikalization”
  • Historical Anthropology: Imperial Legacies/Post-Socialism, Life/Family/Urban History, Memory
  • Morality/Moral Economy/Deservingness
  • Anthropology of Religion (focus Islam)
  • Globalization and Human Rights/Transitional Justice, Post-totalitarian/Post-Conflict Societies State/Civil Society Relations, New Social Movements
  • Regional Focus: EU-Integration, Europe/South Eastern Europe, Mediterranean



Recent Publications:

  • The relational ethics of “never (…) too much”: Situating and scaling intimate uncertainties in an Adriatic harbor (Special Issue Intimate Uncertainties: Ethnographic Explorations of Moral Economies across Europe, edited by Sabine Strasser and Luisa Piart). Anthropological Journal of European Cultures (forthcoming 2018)

  • Tosic, J. (2017). Travelling Genealogies: Tracing relatedness and diversity in the Albanian-Montenegrin Borderland. in H. Donnan, M. Hurd, & C. Leutloff-Grandits (Hrsg.), Migrating borders and moving times : Temporality and the crossing of borders in Europe. (Band Rethinking Borders Series). Manchester University Press.

  • Elbasani, A., & Tosic, J. (2017). Localized Islam(S): Interpreting Agents, Competing Narratives And Experiences Of Faith (in print). Nationalities Papers: the journal of nationalism and ethnicity.

  • Palmberger, M., & Tosic, J. (Hrsg.) (2017). Memories on the Move: Experiencing Mobility, Rethinking the Past. Oxford: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Tosic, J., & Palmberger, M. (2017). Introduction: Memories on the Move: Experiencing Mobility, Rethinking the Past. in M. Palmberger, & J. Tosic (Hrsg.), Memories on the Move: Experiencing Mobility, Rethinking the Past. (S. 1-17). Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Tosic, J. (2017). From a ‘Transit Route’ to the ‘Backyard of Europe’? Tracing the Past, Present, and Future of the Balkan Route (in print). in G. Fartacek, & S. B. (Hrsg.), Facetten von Flucht aus dem Nahen und Mittleren Osten. Facultas Universitätsverlag.