ARC Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Tanya Zivkovic, PhD, is a social anthropologist whose research explores the body and cultural trajectories of the life course. She previously held an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award in the School of Social Sciences and has been awarded a Future Fellowship to explore organ donation in culturally diverse settings.
Year Citation 2021 Zivkovic, T. M. (2021). Lifelines and end-of-life decision-making: an anthropological analysis of advance care directives in cross-cultural contexts. Ethnos, 86(4), 1-19.
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2021 Souza, M., Borgstrom, E., & Zivkovic, T. (2021). Rethinking end of life care: Attending to care, language and emotions. Social Science and Medicine. 2021 Nguyen, N., Zivkovic, T., De Haas, R., & Faulkner, D. (2021). Problematizing "planning ahead": a cross-cultural analysis of Vietnamese health and community workers' perspectives on Advance Care Directives. Qualitative Health Research, -.
2021 Zizzo, G., Warin, M., Zivkovic, T., & Maher, J. M. (2021). Productive exposures: Vulnerability as a parallel practice of care in ethnographic and community spaces. Australian Journal of Anthropology, 32(2), 150-165.
2020 Zivkovic, T. M. (2020). About face: Relationalities of ageing and dying in Chinese migrant families. Social Science & Medicine, 8 pages.
2019 Warin, M. J., Jay, B., & Zivkovic, T. (2019). “Ready-made” assumptions: Situating convenience as care in the Australian obesity debate. Food and Foodways, 27(4), 273-295.
2019 Zivkovic, T. M. (2019). Preparing for (life after) death: Advance care directives and cyclic temporalities. Australian Journal of Anthropology, 30(3), 264-276.
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2018 Zivkovic, T., Warin, M., Moore, V., Ward, P., & Jones, M. (2018). Fat as productive: Enactments of fat in an Australian suburb. Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, 37(5), 373-386.
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2018 Zivkovic, T. (2018). Forecasting and foreclosing futures: the temporal dissonance of advance care directives. Social Science and Medicine, 215, 16-22.
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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.
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2016 Gunson, J. S., 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.
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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.
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2014 Zivkovic, T. (2014). Consuming the Lama: transformations of Tibetan Buddhist bodies. Body and Society, 20(1), 111-132.
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2013 Zivkovic, T. (2013). Returning from the dead: Contested continuities in Tibetan Buddhism. Mortality, 18(1), 17-29.
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.
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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.
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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.
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2010 Zivkovic, T. (2010). Tibetan Buddhist embodiment: The religious bodies of a deceased lama. Body and Society, 16(2), 119-142.
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2010 Zivkovic, T. (2010). The biographical process of a Tibetan lama. Ethnos, 75(2), 171-189.
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Year Citation 2019 Warin, M., & Zivkovic, T. (2019). Fatness, obesity and disadvantage in the Australian suburbs: unpalatable politics. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
2014 Zivkovic, T. (2014). Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: In-Between Bodies (1 ed.). London, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.
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. (2014). A female Tibetan Buddhist diviner in Darjeeling. In T. Lewis (Ed.), Buddhists: understanding Buddhism through the lives of practitioners (1 ed., pp. 201-208). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.
|Date||Project/ No.||Investigators||Funding Body||Amount|
|2020-2024||Critical Conversations: An Ethnographic Study of Australian Organ Donation||Dr Tanya Zivkovic||Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship||$821,400|
|2019||Family by Family: Addressing childhood obesity through local understandings and local solutions||Professor Megan Warin, Dr Tanya Zivkovic, Professor JaneMaree Maher||Channel 7 Children's Research Fund||$74,000|
|2021-2017||Investigating the Inclusion of Vulnerable Populations in Advance Care Planning: Developing Complex and Sensitive Public Policy (APP1133407)||Associate Professor 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|
|2016-2015||Hearing the Voices of the Vulnerable in End-of-Life Care Planning||Professor Gregory Crawford, Dr Teresa Burgess, Associate Professor Jaklin Eliott, Associate Professor Bernadette Richards, Dr Tanya Zivkovic, Associate Professor Alwin Chong, Dr Debbie Faulkner||Northern Communities Health Foundation||$25,000|
|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|
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2021 Co-Supervisor Curing Diabetes Through Motherly Care: the Gendered Politics of Homemade Food in Hyderabad Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Pallavi Laxmikanth 2019 Principal Supervisor 'Do it Yourself'? the Complexities of Advance Care Planning in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Rachael Anne De Haas
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2016 - 2020 Co-Supervisor At Home in a Nursing Home: On Movement and Care Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Angela Rong Yang Zhang 2013 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Navigating “madness” and “fatness”: distorted spatiotemporalities in experiences of antipsychotic-induced weight gain Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Tara Lee Bates 2013 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Assemblages of Care: Why Women with Disordered Eating are Ambivalent to Seek Therapeutic Care Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Connie Marguerite Musolino
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