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AUBG Faculty Bibliography: Scarboro, Cristofer

Cristofer Scarboro

Fulbright Scholar (HC)

Office: 253

Phone: +359 73 438



Scarboro, C., Mincytė, D., & Gille, Z. (Eds.). (2020). The socialist good life: Desire, development, and standards of living in Eastern Europe. Indiana University Press.

Scarboro, C. (2012). The late socialist good life in Bulgaria: Meaning and living in a permanent present tense. Lexington Books.

Book chapters

Scarboro, C. (2012). A brief history of the birth, ironies and future of globalization. In P. K. Haldar, C. Scarboro, S. S. Bhadra, P. Chakraborty, & U. Kr. Khatri (Eds.), Contours of Globalization. Global Publishing House.

Scarboro, C. (2010). Today's unseen enthusiasm: Communist Nostalgia for communism in the socialist humanist brigadier movement. In M. Todorova & Z. Gille (Eds.). Post-communist nostalgia (pp. 46-60). Berghahn Press.


Scarboro, C. (2016). Living after the Fall. Contingent biographies in postsocialist space. Südosteuropa. Zeitschrift für Politik und Gesellschaft, 64(3), 277-283.

Scarboro, C. (2016). Living after the fall: Past-present in Southeastern Europe. Antropologiya.

Scarboro, C. (2014). Sisyphus revisited: Consumption boredom and collapse in late socialist Bulgaria. Antropologiya.  

Scarboro, C. (2007). The Brother-city project and socialist humanism: Haskovo, Tashkent and Sblizhenie. Slavonic and East European Review, 85(3). 522-542.

Scarboro, C. (2006). Socialist humanism on tour: Monuments, public spaces and subjectivity in Haskovo, Bulgaria. Ethnologia Balkanica, (10), 77-90.

Scarboro, C. (2005). From bath house to parliament building: The ambivalence of colonial desire. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 6(1).