Social anthropologist, with degrees from Tulane University (New Orleans, LA, USA - M.A.) and University of St Andrews (Scotland - Ph.D.). Professor of anthropology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade (Serbia), and at the UDG (Montenegro), previously taught at the University of St Andrews (Scotland), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Universidade de Brasilia (Brazil), University of the Witatersrand, and Rhodes University (South Africa). Currently EASA Book Series Editor and Fellow at the Institute d'Études Avancées in Lyon (France).
Aleksandar Bošković was also teaching as a Guest Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa). His main research interests are history and theory of anthropology, psychoanalysis, myth and religion, semiotics, ethnicity, and gender. He is currently involved in the research project about rationality in anthropology.
Beside a dozen books and numerous articles, Bošković’s increased interest in theory in the last ten years also resulted in almost 200 invited talks and guest lectures in 27 countries around the world – so far, including at universities of Cambridge, Aberdeen, Brunel, Goldsmiths College, Oslo, Bergen, Münster, Leipzig, Hamburg, Bilgi (Istanbul), Pretoria, Paraná (Curitiba), Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Vanderbilt (Nashville), and College of William & Mary (Williamsburg). He co-organized a conference on Southeast European anthropologies (with Chris Hann) in 2011, and on the anniversary of the publication of the African Political Systems (with Günther Schlee) in 2015, both at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle/Saale.