Veronica Ferreri

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology

Veronica Ferreri is a  Global Marie Curie Fellow at the Dept of Humanities in Venice's University of Ca' Foscari and a visiting postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Waterloo (Canada). Her MSCA project Archivwar - Archives in Times of War - examines the centrality of the archive of legal documents in the life of Syrian families living in Europe. She works at the intersection of Social Anthropology and Migration Studies with a focus on exile and displacement, solidarity and vernacular humanitarianism, and bureaucracy and documents. She gained her PhD from SOAS University of London in 2018 and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin between 2018 and 2021. Her PhD thesis entitled "A state of permanent loss: war and displacement in Syria and Lebanon" examines the experience of loss and survival in the aftermath of revolution and war and it was awarded with the Leigh Douglas Memorial Prize by BRISMES in 2019. Her work appears in Citizenship Studies, Allegra Lab, Haus der Kulturen der Welt.