Angelina Kussy

Activist and Economic Anthropologist, Barcelona en Comú
Angelina Kussy

Angelina Kussy

Activist and Economic Anthropologist, Barcelona en Comú

Biography

Angelina Kussy is an economic anthropologist from Warsaw and activist with Barcelona en Comú, the citizen platform governing Barcelona, working for municipalism and Fearless Cities.

Her areas of interest are economic anthropology, especially work, public policies for social protection, the care crisis, and transnational migration in enlarged Europe. Her research employs the perspective of gender, class, and other factors of social inequality and qualitative research methods: in-depth and semi-structured interviews, life histories, and ethnographic observations (although she has also collected data for mixed-methods projects).

Angelina is a member of the Department of Anthropology, Philosophy and Social Work of the Rovira i Virgili University and Notus – applied social research centre.

Angelina is writing her PhD at the Autonomous University of Barcelona on domestic workers and the extractivist social organization of care in Europe. She has also written journalistic articles for the Polish and Spanish press that disseminate anthropological knowledge and social critique.

Follow her professional life at Twitter and Instagram.

Listen to Angelina’s talk From Bullshit Jobs to the Rebellion of the Caring Class – Angelina Kussy and Magda Malinowska (in Polish, 2021)

All sessions by Angelina Kussy

Mobilizing the Planet: Evening session

18:00-20:30
CAMP - Black Room