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Nikola Janović

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Dr. Nikola Janović is sociologist and cultural critic, independent researcher and Memefest supporter. His theoretical and practical research mostly focuses on contemporary studies of culture and society, issues regarding theory of ideology and biopolitics.

He has been a research associate at the Department of Sociology, at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana and a research associate on different projects. In recent years he has also been doing project researches focusing on new forms of life, communication and mobility, crisis of social cohesion, cultural flows, cultural experiences and multiculturalism across the European city spaces. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Sociology, at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade.

Up to now, he has published several articles in national and international publications. While he is finishing his postdoctoral project entitled "Socio-cultural perspectives on food in everyday life", he is also working on a monograph about biopolitics and another monograph on food. In 2010 he co-founded the independent non-profit platform LABTP (Laboratory Art Biopolitics Theory Practise) operating in Belgrade. The platform’s main aims concern researches undertaken on the concept of biopolitics.

He still wants to become le chef cuistôt-un philosophe, when he grows up.