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  • E-mail:a.j.salman@vu.nl
  • Unit:faculteit der sociale wetenschappen (afd. sociale en culturele antropologie)
  • Position:Associate professor

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specialization
Regional focus on Latin America, in particular Boliva, to a lesser degree on Ecuador, Chile and other countries of the region. Thematic focus on social movements and grass root organizations, democratization and culture, political and urban cultures, citizenship and popular culture.

Teaching in 2013/2014

Research


Currently working on projects dedicated to the 'anthropolization' of the citizenship research in Latin America, to the search for a ‘new democracy’ in Bolivia, and to questions of ‘ordinary’ versus community-justice. Member of CERES, Working Programme 7: "Culture, Religion and Identity Formation".

Publications

Publications (Source: METIS VU)

  • 2012   (With Willem Assies and Marco Calderón) “Ciudadanía, cultura política y reforma del Estado en América Latina”, in Jaime LLambías Wolff (ed.) América Latina: interrogantes y perspectivas, Toronto/Valparaíso: York University/Universidad de Valparaíso, pp 115-138 (fully revised and updated version of 2002-article)
  • 2012   “The MAS six years in power in Bolivia”, in European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 92, 89-98.
  • 2012   Transnationale variaties: Bolivia tussen opgelegde en zelfgekozen internationalisering, in ICA (Instituut Culturele Antropologie; Universiteit Leiden), Zomer 2012, 28-31.2012  
  • 2012    Lovenswaardig en problematisch tegelijk – De nieuwe democratie in Bolivia, in La Chispa; Latijns Amerika Magazine, 26 (# 360), January/March, 50-53.
  • 2011   (out in 2012) “Customary law in search for balance: Bolivia’s quest for a new concept of “rights” and the construction of ethnicity”, in Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 36(72), 111-143.
  • 2011   (out in 2012) “Ciudadanía étnica, ciudadanía civil, sus tensiones y su reconciliación. El caso de Bolivia” in Eduardo Córdoba (comp.)  Estado plurinacional, institucionalidad y ciudadanía, Cochabamba:  CESU-UMSS, Ciudadanía, UMSS, ASDI, AEB, pp 79-94.
  • 2011   (with Marjo de Theije) “Introduction”, in Local Battles, Global Stakes – The Globalization of Local Conflicts and the Localization of Global Interests, (Ton Salman and Marjo de Theije, eds.) Amsterdam: VU University Press, 7-17.
  • 2011   “Entre protestar y gobernar: movimientos sociales entre ideales y responsabilidades; el caso boliviano”, in T’inkazos – Revista boliviana de ciencias sociales 29, 21-43.
  • 2011   (with Ximena Soruco Sologuren) “Anti-Elites as New Elites: Complexities of Elite Performance in Baffled Bolivia”, in Comparative Sociology 10(4) 614–635.
  • 2011   ‘Movimientos sociales gobernando: entre ideales y responsabilidades’, in Persona y Sociedad XXV(1) (Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile), 89-119.
  • 2011   (with Marjo de Theije): Local Battles, Global Stakes – The Globalization of Local Conflicts and the Localization of Global Interests, Amsterdam: VU University Press.
  • 2011   “Narrow Margins, Stern Sovereignty: The Juxtaposition of Transnational and Local Features of Bolivia’s Current Political Crisis”, in Local Battles, Global Stakes – The Globalization of Local Conflicts and the Localization of Global Interests, (Ton Salman and Marjo de Theije, eds.) Amsterdam: VU University Press, 215-233 (revised version of 2006 article).
  • 2010   ‘Taking Risks for Security’s Sake: Bolivians Resisting their State and its Economic Policies’, in Eriksen, Thomas Hylland, Ellen Bal and Oscar Salemink, eds., A World of Insecurity – Anthropological Perspectives on Human Security, London/New York: Pluto Press, pp 23-44.
  • 2010   (with Koen de Munter) Het multiculturele Bolivia van Evo Morales – Nieuwe vormen van burgerschap, Amsterdam: Chakana/Rozenberg Publishers, pp 76. 
  • 2010   “Social movements in a split: Bolivia’s protesters after their triumph”, in International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology Vol. 2(9), 185-197, available online http://www.academicjournals.org/ijsa.
  • 2010   (with Ronald van Steden, Marieke van Vliet and Hans Boutellier) “Gemeenschap als bron van positieve veiligheid - Een conceptuele verkenning en aanzet tot empirisch onderzoek”, in Tijdschrift voor Veiligheid 9(2), 31-47.
  • 2010   (re-publication in journal’s anthology of 2004-article with Willem Assies): “La democracia boliviana: entre la consolidación, la profundización y la incertidumbre”, in T’inkazos – revista boliviana de ciencias sociales, edición especial antológica 2003-2010, diciembre 2010, pp 111-139.
  • 2009   (with Anke van Dam) “Interculturalidad, policulturalidad y creolización – una reflexión y un caso”, in Koen de Munter, Marcelo Lara and Máximo Quisbert (eds.): Dinámicas interculturales en contextos (trans)andinos, Oruro, Bolivia/Brussels: CEPA/VLIR-UOS, 77-97.
  • 2009   ‘Representación y democracia: debates actuales en y sobre Bolivia’, in T’inkazos – revista boliviana de ciencias sociales (PIEB, La Paz), 27 (diciembre 2009), pp 161-181.
  • 2009   ‘Bolivia: ¿lucha sobre democracia entre autoritarios o demócratas?’, in Umbrales – Revista del Postgrado en Ciencias de Desarrollo, 19, (CIDES-UMSA, La Paz), pp 79-97. 2009   (with Koen de Munter) “Extending Political Participation and Citizenship: Pluricultural Civil Practices in Contemporary Bolivia”, Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 14(2), pp 432-456.
  • 2009   ‘We Want a Democracy for Us!’ Representation and Democracy: Current Debates in and on Bolivia, in European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 87,121-132. 2009   “Searching for Status: New Elites in the New Bolivia”, in European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 86, 97-105.

 

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