Liviu Chelcea

Liviu Chelcea teaches at the University of Bucharest and is interested in inequalities, housing, and metabolic flows in cities. Holding a PhD in anthropology (2005) from the University of Michigan, he writes about postsocialism, de-industrialisation, housing restitution, and urban infrastructures in Bucharest. Since 2018, he has been studying the multiple ways drinking water is accessed and managed in New York City, including the domestic use of water filters (forthcoming, American Ethnologist 50(2)) and water hospitality in restaurants (forthcoming, Current Anthropology). His publications can be found here.

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