Giustina Selvelli

Giustina Selvelli is Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology at the Department of Cultural History at the University of Nova Gorica, where she researches issues related to borders, migration, cultural diversity, and ethnolinguistic minorities. She received her PhD from Ca' Foscari University in Venice (2017) and was Erasmus Mundus Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Novi Sad with a project on Roma communities. As Senior Scientist in Multilingualism at the Alpen-Adria University of Klagenfurt, she has taught courses on language and globalization as well as on writing systems and cultural heritage. She has also been a guest lecturer at the University of the Aegean in Mytilene and at Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul with a seminar series on the Armenian diaspora and on the Ottoman legacy in the Balkans. In addition to her academic work, she is a journalistic contributor to the online newspaper EastJournal.