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RESEARCH FOCUS

FOLK PLANT FORAGING

TRADITIONAL FERMENTED PLANT FOODS

MEDICINAL PLANTS IN FOLK MEDICAL PRACTICES

FOOD MEDICINES

CROSS-CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF PLANT USE

MIGRANTSí ETHNOBOTANY (MECHANISMS OF CHANGE AND ADAPTATION OF FOLK PLANT/FOOD KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS)

TRADITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF ANIMAL DIET AND HEALTH VIA VETERINARY AND FODDER PLANTS

 

STUDIED AREAS AND COMMUNITIES

ETHNIC MINORITIES AND CULTURAL BOUNDARIES, ESP. AMONG MOUNTAIN PASTORALISTS IN ALBANIA, THE BALKANS, EASTERN EUROPE, THE ALPS, AND THE MIDDLE EAST

MIGRANT COMMUNITIES IN WESTERN EUROPE

 

RESEARCH PROJECTIONS

FOOD SOVEREIGNTY

PUBLIC HEALTH (ENDOGENOUS/EMIC HEALTH-SEEKING STRATEGIES)

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

COMMUNITY-BASED BIO-CONSERVATION STRATEGIES

BIO-CULTURAL HERITAGE

CULTURALLY SENSITIVE PUBLIC HEALTH/NUTRITION POLICIES DEVOTED TO MIGRANTS