Dr Tanya Zivkovic

Tanya Zivkovic
ARC Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts

Tanya Zivkovic, PhD, is a social anthropologist whose research explores the body and cultural trajectories of the life course. She holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award in the School of Social Sciences and is examining ageing and end-of-life care in culturally diverse settings.

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Dr Tanya Zivkovic

Tanya Zivkovic, PhD, is a social anthropologist whose research explores the body and cultural trajectories of the life course. She holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award in the School of Social Sciences and is examining ageing and end-of-life care in culturally diverse settings.

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Zivkovic, T., Warin, M., Moore, V., Ward, P. & Jones, M. (2017). Fat as Productive: Enactments of Fat in an Australian Suburb. Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, Accepted and forthcoming, -.
2017 Warin, M., Zivkovic, T., Moore, V. & Ward, P. (2017). Moral Fiber: breakfast as a symbol of 'a good start' in an Australian obesity intervention. Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, 36, 3, 217-230.
10.1080/01459740.2016.1209752
2016 Gunson, J., Warin, M., Zivkovic, T. & Moore, V. (2016). Participant observation in obesity research with children: striated and smooth spaces. Children's Geographies, 14, 1, 20-34.
10.1080/14733285.2014.971687
2015 Warin, M., Zivkovic, T., Moore, V., Ward, P. & Jones, M. (2015). Short horizons and obesity futures: disjunctures between public health interventions and everyday temporalities. Social Science & Medicine, 128, 309-315.
10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.01.026
2014 Zivkovic, T. (2014). Consuming the Lama: transformations of Tibetan Buddhist bodies. Body and Society, 20, 1, 111-132.
10.1177/1357034X12462252
2013 Zivkovic, T. (2013). Returning from the dead: Contested continuities in Tibetan Buddhism. Mortality, 18, 1, 17-29.
10.1080/13576275.2012.752352
2013 Zivkovic, T. (2013). Embodying the past: Gelongma Palmo and Tibetan Nyungne rituals. Journal of Ritual Studies, 27, 2, 45-63.
2012 Warin, M., Zivkovic, T., Moore, V. & Davies, M. (2012). Mothers as smoking guns: fetal overnutrition and the reproduction of obesity. Feminism & Psychology, 22, 3, 360-375.
10.1177/0959353512445359
2011 Warin, M., Moore, V., Zivkovic, T. & Davies, M. (2011). Telescoping the origins of obesity to women's bodies: How gender inequalities are being squeezed out of Barker's hypothesis. Annals of Human Biology, 38, 4, 453-460.
10.3109/03014460.2011.591829
2010 Zivkovic, T. (2010). The biographical process of a Tibetan lama. Ethnos, 75, 2, 171-189.
10.1080/00141841003678767
2010 Zivkovic, T., Warin, M., Davies, M. & Moore, V. (2010). In the name of the child: the gendered politics of childhood obesity. Journal of Sociology, 46, 4 Sp Iss, 375-392.
10.1177/1440783310384456
2010 Zivkovic, T. (2010). Tibetan Buddhist embodiment: The religious bodies of a deceased lama. Body and Society, 16, 2, 119-142.
10.1177/1357034X10364770

Books

Year Citation
2014 Zivkovic, T. (2014). Death and reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: In-Between Bodies. Abingdon, Oxon: Taylor & Francis.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2015 Zivkovic, T., Warin, M., Moore, V., Ward, P. & Jones, M. (2015). The sweetness of care: biographies, bodies and place. In E. Abbotts, A. Lavis & L. Attala (Eds.), Careful Eating: Bodies, Food and Care (pp. 109-12). Surrey: Ashgate Publishing.
2015 Zivkovic, T. (2015). Cultures of the body: medical pluralism, bacteria and Tibetan refugees. In A. Di Castro & D. Templeman (Eds.), Asian Horizons: Giuseppe Tucci's Buddhist, Indian, Himalayan and Central Asian Studies (pp. 585-596). Melbourne: Monash University PUblishing.
2014 Warin, M., Zivkovic, T., Moore, V. & Davies, M. (2014). Mothers as smoking guns: fetal overnutrition and the reproduction of obesity.. In D. K. Eli & P. S. Ulijaszek (Eds.), Obesity, Eating Disorders and the Media (pp. 73-89). Ashgate Publishing, Ltd..
2014 Zivkovic, T. M. (2014). A female Tibetan Buddhist diviner in Darjeeling. In T. Lewis (Ed.), Buddhists: understanding Buddhism through the lives of practitioners (pp. 201-208). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.
Date Project/ No. Investigators Funding Body Amount
2021-2017        Investigating the Inclusion of Vulnerable Populations in Advance Care Planning: Developing Complex and Sensitive Public Policy (APP1133407) Dr Jaklin Eliott, Professor Ian Olver, Professor Gregory Crawford, Dr Teresa Burgess, Associate Professor Terry Dunbar, Associate Professor Bernadette Richards, Dr Tanya Zivkovic, Dr Debbie Faulkner, Ms Michele McKinnon National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Project  $379,367
2018-2015        Last Rights? Supporting End-of-life Care in a Culturally Diverse Society Dr Tanya Zivkovic Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)  $327,612
2014 Barbara Kidman Postdoctoral Fellowship Dr Tanya Zivkovic University of Adelaide $30,000
2011 Tibetanising Bacteriology: The Cultural Transformations of Biomedicine  Dr Tanya Zivkovic Australian Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Award (India) $25,000
2011 In-Between Bodies: The Biographical Process of Tibetanised Lamas Dr Tanya Zivkovic Centro Incontri Umani, Ascona, Switzerland $14,000

 

Date Role Thesis Title Institution Student Name
Current Co-supervisor TBA University of Adelaide Angela Rong Yang Zhang
Current Co-supervisor Everyday habits of food and eating University of Adelaide Bridget Jay
2017 Co-supervisor Assemblages of care: why women with disordered eating are ambivalent to seek therapeutic care University of Adelaide Connie Musolino
2016 Co-supervisor Navigating "madness" and "fatness": distorted spatiotemporalities in experiences of antipsychotic-induced weight gain  University of Adelaide Tara Bates
Position
ARC Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone
83134819
Fax
8313 4388
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Napier Building
Room Number
1 38a
Org Unit
Sociology, Criminology & Gender Studies

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