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Deniza Mulaj

is a Fulbrighter from Peja, Kosovo. Her work focuses on post-war divided societies, ethnic and territorial divisions, international development, and peace-building and reconciliation. She holds a Cultural Anthropology M.A. from the North Carolina State University, and B.S. on Public Policy and Economics from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Kosovo). Ms. Mulaj’s experience with the civil society started on 2014 at the Forum for Civic Initiatives working for the Sustainable Development department. Mulaj was promoted as the Officer for Philanthropy the following year, where she designed and implemented projects to promote philanthropy as an aid mechanism for sustainable development. During the years of 2015 – 2017, Mulaj was conducting ethnographic research in the South and North of Mitrovica, for her M.A. thesis “Navigating the Bridge: An Ethnographic Study of Kosovar-Albanian and Serbian Youth Living in the Divided City of Mitrovica, Kosova.” Mulaj is currently working for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Kosovo, as a Projects Coordinator. She is currently writing and covering projects of a great scope on issues such as the legal framework on inheritance and women’s rights to property in Kosovo, investigative journalism, and monitoring of public procurement, auditing, and recruitments in public institutions. At Balkan Society for Theory and Practice, Deniza is one of the co-founders and editors, and leads the department of communications and fundraising.


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