Research interests

Since October 2013 Valter is enrolled in the Balkan Studies PhD programme, Faculty of Social Sciences; as a junior researcher he is affiliated with the Institute of Cultural and Memory Studies, ZRC SAZU. In his dissertation he interrogates the relationship between transformation of labour and class subjectivities in post-socialist Serbia.

Selected publications

2009     Myths of Modernity: Peonage and Patriarchy in Nicaragua. Elizabeth Dore. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. (review). Anthropology of Work Review 30(3): 112-113.

2011     Misliti družbo, ki (se) sama ne misli. Kramberger, Taja in Drago Braco Rotar. (review). Družboslovne razprave 27(68): 103-105.

2008     Vsakdo ima rad dobro sušo. Sainath, Palagummi. New Delhi: Penguin, 1996. (translation). Časopis za kritiko znanosti, domišljijo in novo antropologijo 36 (234): 137-146.

Curriculum Vitae


Institute of Cultural and Memory Studies ZRC SAZU


2009 Social informatics (BA, 1st degree), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana

2012 KREOL/CREOLE – Cultural diversity and transnational processes (postgraduate study, 2nd degree), Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana


Slovene (mother tongue), English (fluent), BSH (fluent), German (good), Spanish (basic)

Presentations at conferences:

“The Biopolitics of European Immigration”, CREOLE Intensive Programme, Vienna, Austria, August, 2010.

Research interests:

Anthropology of post-socialism, transnational and global processes, law and society, anthropology of security, ecological anthropology, bioeconomics