MARTOR no. 28 / year 2023

On “The Familial Occult.” An Interview with Alexandra Coțofană

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Alexandra Coțofană
Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
ORCID: 0000-0002-5995-4277

Alexandra Coțofană (PhD.) is an Assistant Professor of Social Sciences at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi. Her research interests focus on political ecologies, the ontological turn, the study of political elites and ways of governing, as well as the occult as a tool for governing.

Anamaria Iuga
National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Romania
ORCID: 0000-0002-9516-2672

Anamaria Iuga (PhD.) is head of the Ethnological Studies Department at the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Bucharest, Romania. Her field research includes the dynamic of material culture and intangible heritage, along with traditional ecological knowledge.

PAGES: 215-222

KEYWORDS: Occult; familial occult; magic; critical autoethnography; interview; Berghahn.


The interview offers a short insight into the soon to be published book at Berghahn, coordinated by Alexandra Coțofană, “The Familial Occult; Encounters at the Margins of Critical Autoethnography”.


Coțofană, Alexandra, Anamaria Iuga. 2023. “On ‘The Familial Occult.’ An Interview with Alexandra Coțofană.” Martor 28: 215-222. [DOI: 10.57225/martor.2023.28.14]

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