Dražen Cepić

 

Research Fellow

International Development Department

Drazen Cepic

Contact details

International Development Department
School of Government and Society
Muirhead Tower
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Dražen Cepić joined IDD in June 2014 as a postdoctoral research fellow on the project Networking for fisheries co-management on Lake Victoria, East Africa, funded by Leverhulme Trust.

Qualifications

  • PhD in social and political sciences, European University Institute in Florence, 2013
  • MRes in social and political sciences, European University Institute in Florence, 2009
  • MA (Distinction) in sociology and social anthropology, Central European University in Budapest, 2008
  • BA in sociology and philosophy, University of Zagreb, 2007

Biography

Dražen Cepić joined IDD in June 2014 as a postdoctoral research fellow on the project Networking for fisheries co-management on Lake Victoria, East Africa, funded by Leverhulme Trust.  He received a PhD degree at European University Institute in Florence in 2013 with his dissertation Class, Friendship, and the Postsocialist Transition: Identity Work and Patterns of Sociability in Central Europe-East and West.

After finishing his PhD he was a visiting research fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, and a research fellow at New Europe College-Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest.

Research

Research interests

  • Economic sociology
  • Social network analysis
  • Anthropology of corruption
  • Qualitative approaches to social inequalities
  • Sociability and friendship
  • Civil society and participatory democracy

Current projects

  • Research Fellow, Leverhulme Trust, Networking for fisheries-co-management on Lake Victoria, East Africa, 2014 - 2016

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