Daniela Lazoroska

Daniela Lazoroska
Aoyama Gakuin University · Department of Economics

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
I am a political anthropologist with a particular interest in social change. My research has dealt with the examination on the interconnection between social change and agency, subjectivity, embodiment, gender and activism.

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Publications (9)
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After Trump’s 2016 election, the hashtags #BindTrump and #MagicResistance emerged, and a social movement formed. Witches across North America gather monthly and perform rituals to stop Trump from doing harm, which they then disseminate through social media. This essay will explore the employment of magic under the banner of witchcraft as a politica...
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Denna rapport är en kunskapsöversikt över fenomenet gated communities, eller grindsamhällen som det ofta betecknas på svenska. Frågor om inhängningar och inneslutningar framstår som alltmer relevanta i dagens diskussioner kring stadsplanering och bostadsförsörjning, inte minst som en följd av den intensifierade diskussion om trygghet och säkerhet i...
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Background Energy communities are emphasized by the EU as important for developing sustainable energy systems that include and engage many people. While many renewables are highly compatible with a more decentralized energy system, research indicates that participation in ‘desirable’ energy activities and energy decision-making is influenced by soc...
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Sweden is considered an environmental sustainability pioneer, targeting a 50% reduction in energy use in buildings by 2050. This ambitious goal requires the active engagement of municipal actors and the building sector. Dialogue processes have been identified as a way to mobilize such engagement, but in earlier research, there has been a lack of st...
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This chapter analyzes instances of refusal to eat or drink due to the fear of poisoning and contamination amongst favela youth in Brazil. These particular occurrences of refusal shed light on refusal’s potency as a way of managing complex social entanglements and instrumental in asserting agency. Considering that interlocutors had come of age witho...
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The economic growth of Brazil in the early and mid-2000s has created opportunities for people like my interlocutors, the young and media-savvy residents of Brazilian favelas to consume and partake in a global market of the production of the self. These have nourished their pursuit for diversity and difference and shaped the eclectic qualities of th...
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Contemporary social and cultural conditions in Brazil, together with technological developments and social media have enabled more young people of the favela to participate in different spheres of public life. These social and cultural changes have brought diversified new images of what it means to be an embodied subject. In this article, I explore...
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‘You do not know what it means to me, to be at this kind of party, to talk to these kinds of people’, my research assistant Rodrigo told me after a soirée in the elite South Zone of Rio. ‘É uma viagem’, it’s a journey. Rodrigo, who had already worked with three anthropologists by the time I came to be his employer, thrived with the affordances of f...
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The housing sector is important for achieving ambitious environmental targets. In the European Union, buildings account for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions. Considering the scale of the housing sector’s environmental impact, interventions in how new housing is built and existing housing is renovated have great potential for susta...

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Projects (2)
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My objective is to add to the knowledge on the gendered aspects of engagement with solar energy communities in Japan, and represent the experiences of female leaders in these communities.
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The aim of this project is to follow existing and analyse earlier developer dialogues in Malmö and from these elaborate on a generalized framework on how the city can use dialogue as a means to overcome barriers to urban innovation and foster sustainable built environments. Malmö Innovation Arena is financed by The city of Malmö, The European Regional Development Fund and Vinnova