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LIST OF PUBLICATIONS  

  1. Kuldova, T. 2021 (forthcoming). Luxury and Corruption: On Greed and Fraud at the Heart of the Economy. Bristol University Press (under contract).

  2. Kuldova, T. 2019. How Outlaws Win Friends and Influence People. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15206-2

  3. Kuldova, T. 2016 Luxury Indian Fashion: A Social Critique, London: Bloomsbury.

  4. Kuldova, T., Hall, S. & Horsley, M. (eds.) 2020. Crime, Harm and the Consumer Experience. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429424472

  5. Kuldova, T. & Sanchez-Jankowski, M. (eds.) 2018. Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs and Street Gangs: Scheming Legality, Resisting Criminalization, New York: Palgrave Macmillan (publication date: 4 June 2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76120-6

  6. Kuldova, T. & Varghese, M. (eds.) 2017. Urban Utopias: Excess and Expulsion in Neoliberal South Asia, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47623-0

  7. Kuldova, T. (ed.) 2013. Fashion India: Spectacular Capitalism, Oslo: Akademika Publishing.

  8. Kuldova, T. 2013. Designing Elites: Fashion and Prestige in Urban North India, Oslo: Akademika Publishing. 

  9. Kuldova, T. 2009. Networks that Make a Difference: The Production of Social Cohesion in Lucknow, North India, University of Oslo.

  10. Kuldova, T. 2020. ‘Imposter Paranoia in the Age of Intelligent Surveillance: Policing Outlaws, Borders and Undercover Agents’ Journal of Extreme Anthropology 4(1): 45-73. https://doi.org/10.5617/jea.7813

  11. Kuldova, T. & Raymen, T. 2020 (forthcoming) ‘Clarifying Ultra-realism: Response to Wood et al.’ British Journal of Criminology (second author).

  12. Kuldova, T. 2020 (forthcoming). ‘Transnational Brotherhoods’ Sacred Cuts: On the Role of Hyper-text(ile)s in the Expansion of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs,’ Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture. (accepted August 2017).

  13. Kuldova, T. 2019. ‘Fetishism and the Problem of Disavowal’, Qualitative Market Research 22(5): 766-780. https://doi.org/10.1108/QMR-12-2016-0125

  14. Kuldova, T. 2019. ‘Re-thinking Solidarity at the Fringes of Consumer Culture: What Do Outlaw Bikers Have that “Brand Communities” Lack?’ Journal of Culture 8(1): 2-12. https://hdl.handle.net/10642/7873

  15. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Interpassive Phenomena in Times of Economic Subordination: From Self-playing Games via Cryptocurrency Mining to Dressing Up in Subversion’, Continental Thought & Theory: A Journal of Intellectual Freedom, 2(1): 32-49. https://ir.canterbury.ac.nz/bitstream/handle/10092/15472/CTT%20V2N1%203%20Kuldova.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

  16. Kuldova, T. 2017 ‘Forcing ‘Good’ and the Legitimization of Informal Power: Philanthrocapitalism and Artistic Nationalism among the Indian Business Elites’ Internationales Asienforum, 48(1-2): 55-75.

  17. Kuldova, T. 2017. ‘When Elites and Outlaws Do Philanthropy: On the Limits of Private Vices for Public Benefit,’ Trends in Organized Crime, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-017-9323-6

  18. Kuldova, T. 2017. ‘The Sublime Splendor of Intimidation: Outlaw Biker Aesthetics of Power,’ Visual Anthropology 30(5):379-402, https://doi.org/10.1080/08949468.2017.1371545

  19. Kuldova, T. & Pouillard, V. 2017. ‘Interrogating Intellectual Property Rights in Post-war Fashion and Design,’ Journal of Design History, 4 (3): 343–355, https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epx014

  20. Kuldova, T. 2016 ‘Fatalist Luxuries: Of Inequality, Wasting and Anti-Work Ethic in India’, Cultural Politics 12(1): 110-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/17432197-3436415

  21. Kuldova, T. 2016. ‘Hells Angels Motorcycle Corporation in the Fashion Business: Interrogating the Fetishism of the Trademark Law’, Journal of Design History 4(3): 389–407. https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epw041

  22. Kuldova, T. 2016. ‘Directing Passions in New Delhi’s Fashion World: On the Power of Ritual and “Illusions without Owners,”’ Thesis Eleven, 133(1): 96-113. https://doi.org/10.1177/0725513616633250

  23. Kuldova, T. 2016. ‘Indian “Haute Couture”: Ornamentalism and the Aesthetic Economy of Neo-Imperial Atmosphere’, Culturologia: The Journal of Culture, 2(2): 1-9.

  24. Kuldova, T. 2014. ‘Designing Hypermuscular Neoaristocracy: Of Kings, Gangsters and Muscles in Indian Cinema, Fashion and Politics’, Film, Fashion and Consumption, 3(2): 149-156. https://doi.org/10.1386/ffc.3.2.149_1

  25. Kuldova, T. 2014. ‘Fashion exhibition as a critique of contemporary museum exhibitions: The case of «Fashion India: Spectacular Capitalism»’, Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty, 5(2): 313-336.

  26. Kuldova, T. 2014. ‘Designing an Illusion of India’s Future Superpowerdom: Of the Rise of Neo-Aristocracy, Hindutva and Philanthrocapitalism’, The Unfamiliar, 4(1): 15-22.

  27. Kuldova, T. 2012. ‘Fashionable Erotic Masquerades: Of Brides, Gods and Vamps in India’. Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty 3(1&2): 69-86.  https://doi.org/10.1386/csfb.3.1-2.69_1

  28. Kuldova, T. 2010. ‘Acting Out Class: On Mimicking, Mocking, Bollywood Stars and the Urban Indian Male’. Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society 35(3): 60-70.

  29. Kuldova, T. 2020 (forthcoming). ‘Luxury and Corruption’ In: P.-Y. Donzé, V. Pouillard, J. Roberts eds. The Oxford Handbook of Luxury Business, Oxford: Oxford University Press, (accepted November 2019).

  30. Kuldova, T. & Hall, S. 2020. ‘Introduction: Crime, Harm and Consumer Experience’, In: Kuldova, T., Hall, S. & Horsley, M. (eds.) Crime, Harm and Consumerism. London: Routledge, pp. 1-18.

  31. Kuldova, T. 2020. ‘Luxury Brands in the Wrong Hands: Of Harleys, Kingpins and Sovereignty,’ In: Kuldova, T., Hall, S. & Horsley, M. (eds.) Crime, Harm and Consumerism. London: Routledge, pp. 90-107.

  32. Kuldova, T. 2019. ‘Popular Culture, Populism and the Figure of the ‘Criminal’: On the Rising Popular Support of Outlaw Bikers and Anti-Establishment Resentment’, In: Akrivos, D. & Antoniou, A. (eds.) Crime, Deviance and Popular Culture, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 233-258, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04912-6_10

  33. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Introduction: Scheming Legality and Resisting Criminalization’ In: Kuldova, T. & Sanchez-Jankowski, M. (eds.) 2018 Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs and Street Gangs: Scheming Legality, Resisting Criminalization, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76120-6_1

  34. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Outlaw Bikers between Identity Politics and Civil Rights,’ In: Kuldova, T. & Sanchez-Jankowski, M. (eds.) 2018 Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs and Street Gangs: Scheming Legality, Resisting Criminalization, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 175-204. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76120-6_8

  35. Kuldova, T. & Quinn, J. 2018. ‘Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs and Struggles over Legitimation,’ In: Kuldova, T. & Sanchez-Jankowski, M. (eds.) 2018 Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs and Street Gangs: Scheming Legality, Resisting Criminalization, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, (first author), 145-174. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76120-6_7

  36. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘The “Ethical Sell” in the Indian Luxury Fashion Business,’ In: Pouillard, V. & Blaczczyk, R. (eds.) European fashion: The creation of a global industry. Manchester University Press, 263-282.

  37. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Designing for Zippies’, In: Dasgupta, Rohit & Begum, Lipi & Lewis, Reina (eds.) Styling South Asian Youth Cultures: Fashion, Media & Society, I.B. Tauris, 102-123.

  38. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Utopia’, In: Living Together – Roland Barthes, the Individual and the Community, Stene-Johansen, K., Refsum, Ch. & Schimanski, J. (eds.) Berlin: Transcript Verlag, 299-312.

  39. Kuldova, T. 2017. ‘On fashion and illusions: Designing interpassive Indianness for India’s rich,’ In: Fashion Tales: Feeding the Imaginary. Pedroni, M. & Peter Lang Publishing Group, 273-290.

  40. Kuldova, T. 2017 ‘Guarded Luxotopias and Expulsions in New Delhi: Aesthetics and Ideology of Outer and Inner Spaces of an Urban Utopia’ In: Urban Utopias: Excess and Expulsion in Neoliberal South Asia, Kuldova, T. & Varghese, M. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 37-42, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47623-0_3

  41. Kuldova, T. & Varghese, M. A. 2017. ‘Introduction: Urban Utopias - Excess and Expulsion in Neoliberal India and Sri Lanka’ In: Urban Utopias: Excess and Expulsion in Neoliberal South Asia, eds. Kuldova T. & Varghese, M. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1-16, (first author) https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47623-0_1

  42. Kuldova, T. 2017. ‘Traversing Trade Fairs and Fashion Weeks: On Dependence and Disavowal in the Indian Fashion Industry’ In: Ethnographies of Conferences and Trade Fairs: Shaping Industries, Creating Professionals, Nyqvist, A. & Leivestad, H.H. (eds.) New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 147-169, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-53097-0_8

  43. Kuldova, T. 2016. ‘Utopi’ In: Å leve sammen. Roland Barthes, individet og fellesskapet, Stene-Johansen, K. (ed.), Oslo: Spartacus, 384-402.

  44. Kuldova, T. 2016. ‘Heads Against Hands and Hierarchies of Creativity: Indian Luxury Embroidery between Craft, Fashion Design and Art’. In: M. Svašek and B. Meyer (eds.) Creativity in Transition: Politics and Aesthetics of Circulating Images, Berghahn Books, 61-85.

  45. Kuldova, T. & Bugge, R. 2015. ‘Smykkedesign i India og Norge: maksimalisme, minimalisme og illusjoner om den andre’ In: Vedeler, Marianne and Røstad, Ingunn Marit (ed.) Smykker - personlig pynt i kulturhistorisk lys, Oslo: Museumsforlaget, (first author), 91-112.

  46. Kuldova, T. 2015. ‘The Indian Cocktail of Value/s and Desire: on the Artification of Whisky and Fashion’. In: Ø. Fuglerud and L. Wainwright (eds.) Objects and Imagination: Perspectives on Materialization and Meaning, Berghahn Books, 230-247.

  47. Kuldova, T. 2013. ‘The Maharaja Style: Royal Chic and Double Vision’, In: Kuldova, Tereza (ed.) Fashion India: Spectacular Capitalism, Oslo: Akademika Publishing, 51-70.

  48. Kuldova, T. 2013. ‘Laughing at Luxury: Mocking Fashion Designers’, In: Kuldova, Tereza (ed.) Fashion India: Spectacular Capitalism, Oslo: Akademika Publishing, 167-192.

  49. Kuldova, T. & Půtová, B. 2019. ‘Editorial’, Journal of Culture, 8(1): 1-2

  50. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Editorial – Special issue on Sovereignty,’ Journal of Extreme Anthropology 2(2): 3-4; https://doi.org/10.5617/jea.6748

  51. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Editorial – Special Issue on Extreme Masculinities 2’ Journal of Extreme Anthropology 2(1): 3, https://doi.org/10.5617/jea.6184

  52. Kuldova, T. 2017. ‘Editorial – Special Issue on Extreme Masculinities 1’ Journal of Extreme Anthropology 1(3): 3, https://doi.org/10.5617/jea.5890

  53. Kuldova, T. & Chepstow-Lusty, L.-A. 2017. ‘Editorial – Special Issue: Theses on Faeces – Encounters with the Abject’ Journal of Extreme Anthropology 1(1): 3 https://doi.org/10.5617/jea.5460

  54. Kuldova, T. 2019. ‘Parkour as Hyper-conformity to Consumerism in Times of Austerity and Insecurity (Book Review of Parkour, Deviance and Leisure in the Late-capitalist city: An Ethnography by Thomas Raymen; Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019; ISBN 978-1-78743-812-5).’ Journal of Extreme Anthropology 3(1): 169-173 https://doi.org/10.5617/jea.7073

  55. Kuldova, T. 2019. ‘Fashion and Masculinity in Renaissance Italy,’ Visual Anthropology Review, 35(1): https://doi.org/10.1111/var.12180

  56. Kuldova, T. 2014 ‘Postsocialist Imperialism and its Others,’ Cultural Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/09502386.2014.958179

  57. Kuldova, T. 2017. ‘The Rise of the Right by Simon Winlow, Steve Hall and James Treadwell,’ Journal of Extreme Anthropology. http://dx.doi.org/10.5617/jea.4484

  58. Kuldova, T. 2019. ‘Think Before You “Heart It”: NZ Street Gangs Guarding Mosques in the Aftermath of Terror a PR Stunt’, FocaalBlog, https://www.focaalblog.com/2019/03/24/tereza-kuldova-think-before-you-heart-it-nz-street-gangs-guarding-mosques-in-the-aftermath-of-terror-a-pr-stunt/

  59. Kuldova, T. 2019. Zur Faszination des Westens für den russischen Night Wolves MC. Der Wolf als Symbol souveräner Männlichkeit und nationaler Souverenität. In: Von Wölfen & Menschen, MARKK: Hamburg, pp. 167-172.

  60. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Autentisitetsfellen’. In: Hatterud, B. & Holmen, M., SUB: Fanzine, catalogue for the exhibition SUB, Akershus Kunstsenter, 17.8. –16.9.2018.

  61. Kuldova, T. 2018. ‘Bollywood-kongen på Kulturhistorisk Museum, Museumsnytt 2018 (1) s. 2-2.

  62. Kuldova, T. 2017. ‘Having One’s Cake and Eating It Too: Hells Angels Between Consumer Culture and the Sacred,’ Rokko’s Adventures, No. 19, 52-57.

  63. Kuldova, T. & Kalland, A. 2011. ‘Hvalfart fra Øygarden til Praha: Et hvalskjelletes biografi,’ Havstrilen 11: 16-27. (second author)

  64. Excerpts from ‘Dark Matter: The History of Shit’ by Florian Werner, transl. Tereza Kuldova. Journal of Extreme Anthropology, 1(1): 63-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.5617/jea.4520

  65. Eriksen, Thomas Hylland. 2007. Antropologie Multikulturních Společností, Praha: Triton.

  66. 2020. Interviewed by Ragnhild Vartdal. ‘Forskar Kuldova ut mot mannssjåvinistisk kunstig intelligens’ https://khrono.no/forskar-kuldova-ut-mot-mannssjavinistisk-kunstig-intelligens/467743

  67.  2017. Interviewed by Håvard Røsæg, ‘Helvetes filantroper’, Universitas, 15.02.2017.

  68. 2016. Interviewed by Silje Pileberg, ‘MC-klubber verner om verdifulle symboler’ https://www.hf.uio.no/iakh/forskning/aktuelt/aktuelle-saker/ 22.08.2016.

  69. 2018. Interviewed by Alwin Schönberger. ‘Enzigartige Einsichten in das Leben am Rande der Gesellschaft,’ Profil, 23/2018, pp. 72-76. PDF can be downloaded here: https://www.tereza-kuldova.com/single-post/2018/06/11/Interview-in-Profil

  70. 2019. Simon, M. R. ‘Hells Angels are coming to Clemson for a summer gathering. Residents have mixed feelings. USA Today; 18.04.2019, https://eu.independentmail.com/story/news/2019/04/18/hells-angels-bikers-clemson-sc/3421832002/?fbclid=IwAR2-CvG5iN-G8_KYoYSGvpqBcMBOrzr3-SIFZrWbI2FkkDLUG0Ws-IPEEKk

  71. Qadri, A. 2017. ‘In India, Fashion Has Become a Nationalist Cause’ New York Times, 02.11.2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/12/fashion/india-nationalism-sari.html

  72. 2016. Interviewed by Petra Zechmeister, ‘The Social Anthropologist: Interview with Tereza Kuldova,’ The C/O Vienna Magazine, http://www.co-vienna.com/en/people/social-anthropologist/

  73. In Italian:

  74. 2017. Interviewed by: Erico Petrilli, transl. into Intalian from English, Antropologia Estrema: Lusso, bikers e merda: conversazione con Tereza Kuldova dell’Extreme Anthropology Research Network, NERO Magazine, https://not.neroeditions.com/antroplogia_estrema/

  75. In Czech:

  76. 2018. Interview for the Czech Television (both print and video) https://www.ceskatelevize.cz/specialy/artzona/360/kdyz-mas-bundu-hells-angels-tak-s-tebou-jen-tak-nevymetou-cfB9q13.08.2018.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND GUEST LECTURES

 

  1. ‘Excellence in an Audit Society: On Hyper-competition, the Politics of Research Funding and Cynical Ideology’ NFR Workshop, Arbeidsforskningsinstituttet (AFI), 06.02.2020

  2. Kuldova, Tereza (2020). Sites and Fields of Coercion (Working Group presentation). COST Action WORCK Meeting 1. ENS Lyon, 27.-29.02.2020

  3. Kuldova, Tereza (2020). Er algoritmer sexistiske? OsloMets kvinnedagsmarkering 2020. OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University. 06.03.2020

  4. Kuldova, Tereza (2020). Lansering av temanummer: Å behandle avhengighet. Lansering av temanummer: Å behandle avhengighet. OsloMet bibliotek, 28.01.2020

  5. Kuldova, Tereza (2020). Algorithmic Harm and the Question of Legitimacy and Trust. Responsible use of Data and AI. DNB. 27.01.2020.

  6. with Wathne, Christin Thea; Gundhus, Helene Ingebrigtsen ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Futures of Nordic Policing’ NordSTEVA Final Conference. NordSTEVA / University of Copenhagen, 07.10.2019.

  7. Special Issue Launch: Journal of Extreme Anthropology. Special Issue – Extreme Methods. AFI, OsloMet, 30.10. 2019.

  8. Luksusmote industri i India: Ideologi, ulikhet og filantrokapitalisme. EST instituttseminar. EST - Institutt for estetiske fag, OsloMet. 23.10. 2019.

  9. ‘Luxury and Corruption: Re-thinking Design, Crime and Neoliberalism (keynote lecture).’ DHS Conference 2019: The Cost of Design. Design History Society. Newcastle University, 05.-08.09.2019.

  10. ‘Anti-establishment resentment in Germany: From support of the Hells Angels MC to the love of the Russian Night Wolves MC.’ The End of Western Hegemonies? The 2nd International Conference by the West Network. University of Jyväskylä. 05.-07.06.2019.

  11. ‘Monographic Happy Hour with Tereza Kuldova: How Outlaws Win Friends and Influence People’ Monographic Happy Hour. Antropologiforeningen. University of Copenhagen, 09.05.2019.

  12. ‘How Outlaws Win Friends and Influence People: On the Desire for the Sublime, the Sovereign, and the Sacred’ Departmental Research Seminar. Department of Social Anthropology, University of Copenhagen. 10.05.2019.

  13. ‘Security State, Honor, and Anti-establishment Resentment’, Security and Morality: Critical Anthropological Perspectives, University of Oslo 28.-29.3.19.

  14. ‘Loss of Sovereignty and Social Abjection: On the Melancholic Objects of Political Desire’, VANDA 2018, Vienna Anthropology Days 2018, University of Vienna, 20.09.18.

  15. ‘Rebels as ‘truth’-tellers and the problem of belief: on anti-establishment passions from bikers for Trump to outlaw motorcycle clubs in ‘Merkel’s Germany’, EASA 2018, Stockholm, 14.08.18.

  16. ‘On the Rise of Popular Support of Outlaw Bikers: When Fictions and Weakening States Collude’, Wednesday Seminar, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna, 06.06.18

  17. ‘Art, Luxury, Crime: On the Mystique of the Authentic’, RAI 2018: Art, Materiality and Representation, London, 01.06.18

  18. ‘Feminine Advantage: Doing Ethnography of Outlaws,’ The 12th Annual International Ethnography Symposium, 29.08.17 - 02.09.17, Manchester Business School.

  19. ‘Loss of Sovereignty and Social Abjection: On Masculinity and Melancholic Objects of Political Desire,’ Extreme Masculinities: International Conference,
    University of Vienna, 28.09.17 - 01.10.17

  20. ‘The Sublime Power of Intimidation: Riding Behind Outlaw Bikers,’ Terror on Tour III: Borders, Detours & Contingencies, University of Innsbruck, 29.03.17 - 01.04.17

  21. ‘The Sublime Splendor of Intimidation: Outlaw Biker Aesthetics of Power,’ AU_Antropologie Umělcům (Anthropology to Artists) FaVU VUT (Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Technology), Brno, 16.11.17

  22. ‘Weakness, Strength and the Business of Protection: How (the discourse of) the Weakening State Contributes to the Growth of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs across Europe,’ 17th Annual Conference of the ESC EuroCrim 2017, Cardiff, 13.09.17 - 16.09.17

  23. ‘What Meets the Eye: Lessons in Visual Anthropology’ (Invited Guest Series of Six Lectures: 1. Visual Anthropology: From Objects to Methods 2. Museums and Visual Anthropology 3. Visual Anthropology of Fashion and Design 4. Photography, Film and Countercultures 5. Advertising, Branding and the Anthropologist in the Neoliberal 6. Visual Methods in the Field: From Documentation to Representation), Invited Guest Series of Lectures, Department of Ethnology, Charles University, Prague, 16.10.17 - 27.10.17

  24. ‘Doing Good on the Fringe: On the Uses of Charity Among Outlaw Bikers’, Guest Lecture, Department of Criminology, University of Oslo, 02.02. 2017.

  25. ‘When Elites and Outlaws Do Philanthropy: On the Limits of Private Vices for Public Benefit’, SENK seminar, Historisk Museum, University of Oslo, 02.02. 2017.

  26. ‘Doing Anthropology of Outlaw Bikers: Representing Ambiguous and Controversial Groups’, 4th CASA Conference, Charles University, Prague, 30th September 2016.

  27. ‘Philanthrocapitalism Across Legal and Illegal Markets: From Indian Business Elites to the Hells Angels Motorcycle Corporation’ 115th AAA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, 17.11. 2016.

  28. ‘Protecting Trademarks and Culture - Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs in Between Counterculture and Popular Culture’ Wednesday Lecture, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna, 30.11. 2016.

  29. ‘The Brotherhoods’ Sacred Jackets: Decoding the Fashions of Transnational Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs’ Seminaire IHTP/CNRS, Paris, 15.4. 2016.

  30. ‘Transnational Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs and the Ideas of the West,’ Conference: The West - Concept, Narrative, Politics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 09.12. 2016.

  31. ‘Theorizing Opulent Theatrical Fashion-cum-Art Shows in India. On Artistic Nationalism, Neo-feudal Ornamentalism, and Philanthrocapitalism’, 07.10. 2015, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Modern Oriental Art Conference

  32. ‘Thinking through Luxury in Anthropology: On the Cultural Politics of Luxury, Poverty and Anti-Work Ethic in India’ 21.05.2015, Winchester School of Art, UK.

  33. ‘The Cult of Luxury and its Vulgarities: On the Irresistible Power of the Low’ Workshop: Critiques of Luxury, University of Oslo, 05.05.2015.

  34. ‘Fragments of/for a Domestic Utopia: Ethnographic Notes on How Indian Royal Descendants Live Together with Servants’ Programme Franco-Norvegien, Conference: How to Live Together, Paris, 15.06.2015.

  35. ‘Outlaws in Fashion Business: Hells Angels vs. Alexander McQueen and Other Copyright Battles over Gang Insignia’, 12.06.2015, University of Oslo, Conference: Interrogating Intellectual Property Rights in Fashion and Design.

  36. ‘Charitable Non-Love of ‘Ethical’ Fashion: Philanthrocapitalism and the Reproduction of Poverty in the Indian Fashion Industry’, 19.06.2015, Milan, Fashion Tales Conference at Universita Catolica del Sacro Cuore.

  37. ‘Fashion as a Mode of Ambient Governance: Guerrilla Tactics of Luxury Experience Design in New Delhi’, South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium, London College of Fashion, 25.09.2014.

  38. ‘Asian Luxury Markets - Reason and Passion,’ Gull & Ur Messe, Lillestrøm, 23.08. 2014.

  39. ‘Designing Elite Indian Masculinities: Fashion, Whisky and Cosmopolitan Neo-royalty’ New York University in Prague: invited guest lecture, E. Gellner seminar, 03.04.2014.

  40. ‘Affective and aesthetic atmospheres as ideological play-spheres: the making of the heroic Indian entrepreneur-philanthropists in design studios’ ASA 14 Conference, Edinburgh, 20.06.2014, panel 3.

  41. ‘Indian Chic – Magical atmospheres and spectacular capitalism,’ 09.10.2013, Historical Museum, Henrik Bull Lecture Series, University of Oslo.

  42. ‘Designing Interpassive Indianness for India’s Rich: The Work of Aesthetics in Intimate Encounters with Nation at a Distance,’ Arts Lecture Series, December 2013, The Department of Arts at the European University in Cyprus, invited speaker.

  43. ‘Designer Stores Are Good to Think’, The Indian Phantasm Conference, Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo 10.12.2012.

  44. ‘Dreaming India in the Heart of Europe’ with Michal Tošner, The Indian Phantasm Conference, Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, 11.12.2012.

  45. ‘Indian Haute Couture: The Aesthetic Economy of Neo-Imperial Atmospheres’, Non-Western Fashion Conference, Centre Jacques Berque, Rabat, Morocco, 20.10.2012.

  46. ‘Artification in Indian High Fashion: Elevating Value, Creating Distance and Redefining Indian Art,’ Artification Conference, Aalto University, Helsinki, 15.08.2012. 

  47. ‘Laughing at Luxury and Living out Alternative Aesthetics: The Poor Craftswoman’s Take on Fashion,’ EASA 2012, Nanterre University, Paris. 10.06.2012. 

  48. ‘Hijacking Creativity, Denying Imagination: Unraveling the Mystery of Value Creation in Indian Fashion’ CIM Project Final Conference, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 31.05.2012.

  49. ‘Embroidered Seduction, Embroidered Modesty: On Luxury Garments and Femininity in Contemporary India,’ ASA 2012 Conference, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, 03.04.2012.

  50. ‘Claiming and Denying Creativity: The Battlefield that is the Creation of Indian Embroidered Garment,’ Annual Conference at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, 19.09.2011.

  51. ‘Constructing the Field Across Time and Space: Dealing with MultipleContexts and Multiple Temporalities,’ CEU Graduate Conference, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, 12.06.2010.

  52.  ‘Managing Clothes, Expressing Values: The Indian Middle Class and the Game of Aligning Values with Clothes,’ Finnish Anthropology Conference 2010: Ideas of Value, University of Helsinki, 12.05.2010.