University of Melbourne
Andrew Dawson is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Melbourne. An interdisciplinary mobilities scholar, his recent research focuses on driving in post-socialist/war Bosnia. In 2017 he won the Best Essay award of the Australian Anthropological Society for his article, ‘Driven to sanity: A critique of the senses in automobilities’. He has published extensively on the issue of mobility, including (with Rapport) the volume Migrants of Identity: Perceptions of Home in a World of Movement.
Reality to Dream: Western Pop in Eastern Avant-Garde (Re-)Presentations of Socialism's End – the Case of LaibachArticlesIntroduction: Socialism – from Eternal Reality to Passing DreamThe Year of Revolutions in 1989 presaged the end of the Cold War. For many people, it must have felt like the end of the Twentieth Century, and the 1990s a period of waiting for the Millennium. However, the 1990s was, in fact, a period of profound transformation in the post-Socialist world.In...Read more