Mariya Ivancheva is a British-Bulgarian anthropologist and sociologist, currently based at the University of Strathclyde. Her longterm research interest is the precarity in academic work. She is currently the president of European Association of Social Anthropologists and she co-founded the Precanthro iniative focused on working conditions of European anthropologists. In the new episode of the Crossroads podcast, she talks about precarity in British academia and elsewhere as well as about her career beginnings in post socialist Bulgaria and how it impacted her career.
The podcast series is created in a collaboration with the Czech online newspaper Alarm. The series will host social scientists and discuss relevant topics and problems of our globalizing world and their different social, cultural, political economic and geopolitical aspects.