Dr Halilovich has identified novel ways to research how adults and young people use narratives and technologies to build life stories about place, migration, war, reconciliation and communal identity.
Social anthropology; visual and digital ethnography.
Dr Hariz Halilovich comes to RMIT from Monash University. He has a background in Social Anthropology and his main research areas include place–based identity politics, migration, politically motivated violence, memory studies, and human rights. Dr Halilovich specialises in multi–sited, visual and digital ethnography, and has identified novel ways to research how adults and young people use narratives and digital technologies to build life stories about place, migration, war, reconciliation and communal identity. Much of his work has an applied focus, and he has conducted research on migration and human rights–related issues for a range of non–governmental and governmental bodies.
Dr Halilovich has a number of international and national honorary appointments and has been a key note or invited speaker at many international conferences and symposiums. He has a significant publications record in refereed journals and book chapters and is the sole author of a book. Hariz has attracted Australian and international funding and currently holds an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).
Dr Halilovich was awarded a VC Senior Research Fellowship in 2015 and is based in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies.