© Uroš Kovač

Dr. Uroš Kovač

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Institut für Ethnologie
Studtstraße 21
48149 Münster
Tel.: 0251 - 83-27311
Fax: 0251 - 83-27313

ifethno[at]uni-muenster.de

  • Aktuelles

    Office hours with appointment by email uros.kovac.bg@gmail.com

    Research Focus

    Youth, gender, religion, migration, infrastructure, sport, West Africa (Cameroon), East Africa (Kenya)".

  • Teaching

    Teaching in the Summer Semester 2021

    084885 Anthropologies of the Future: Critical and Ethnographic Perspectives on Future-Making
    13.04.21 - 18.05.21, Di 12-14
    01.06.21 - 20.07.21, Di 12-14

    Teaching in the Winter Semester 2020/21

    082887

    Christianity in Africa: Critical Perspectives on Religion, Gender, and Healing
    05.11.20 - 11.02.21, Do 12-14

    Teaching in the Winter Semester 2019/20

    088887 Pastoralism in Africa: Critical Perspectives on Gender, Ethnicity, and Development
    28.11.19, Th 10-12, STU 105 (2.10)
    07.12.19, Sa 10-14, STU 105 (2.10)
    19.12.19 -30.01.20, Do 10-12, STU 105 (2.10)19.12.19 -30.01.20, Do 10-12, STU 104 (2.1)

  • Key Publications

    2018 Besnier, Niko, Daniel Guinness, Mark Hann, and Uroš Kovač. 2018. “Rethinking Masculinity in the Neoliberal Order: Cameroonian Footballers, Fijian Rugby Players, and Senegalese Wrestlers”. Comparative Studies in Society and History 60(4): 839-72.

    Press articles

    2016 Kovač, Uroš. 2016. “’Juju’ and ‘Jars’: How African Athletes Challenge Western Notions of Doping”. The Conversation Global (https://theconversation.com/juju-and-jars-how-african-athletes-challenge-western-notions-of-doping-67567).
    2016 Kovač, Uroš. 2016. “Football Dreams, Pentecostalism, and Migration in Southwest Cameroon”. GLOBALSPORT blog (http://global-sport.eu/football-dreams-pentecostalism-and-migration-in-southwest-cameroon).
    2016 Kovač, Uroš. 2016. “Soccer, Kinship, and Migration Dreams in Cameroon”. Anthropology News 57(8):e37-e41.

    Conference Papers

    2018 Kovač, Uroš. 2018. “Dreams of Mobility: Football, Pentecostal Christianity, and Dangers of Sex in Cameroon”. African Studies Association of the UK Conference (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
    2018 Kovač, Uroš. 2018. “Dreams of Mobility: Young Men, Football, and Pentecostalism in Southwest Cameroon”. European Association of Social Anthropologists Biennial Conference (Stockholm, Sweden).
    2017  Kovač, Uroš. 2017. “Athletic Bodies and Spiritual Wives: Association Football, Pentecostal Christianity, and Dangers of Sex in Cameroon”. GLOBALSPORT End-of-Project Conference (Prague, Czech Republic).
    2016 Kovač, Uroš. 2016. “Athletic and Religious Bodies: Football and Charismatic Christianity among Young Men in Cameroon”. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (Minneapolis, Minnesota).
    2016 Kovač, Uroš. 2016. “Sports, Pentecostalism, and Desire for Mobility among Aspiring Footballers in Cameroon”. European Association of Social Anthropologists Biennial Conference (Milan, Italy).
    2016 Kovač, Uroš. 2016. “Performing and Contesting Tradition: Footballers and Wrestlers in Southwest Cameroon”. ‘Sports in Africa Day’ Conference at Utrecht University (Utrecht, The Netherlands).
    2016 Hann, Mark, and Uroš Kovač. 2015. “Subjective Experiences of Aspiring Football Migrants in West and Central Africa”. ‘Play the Game’ Conference (Aarhus, Denmark).
    2015 Kovač, Uroš. 2015. “Prospects of Mobility and Contesting Modes of Masculinity among Footballers in Cameroon”. ‘Masculinities and Mobilities: Ethnographic Approaches to Men and Change’ Workshop (Goldsmiths, University of London).