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Dr Tanya Zivkovic

Telephone +61 8 8313 4819
Position ARC Postdoctoral Fellow
Fax +61 8 8313 4388
Building Napier Building
Floor/Room 1 38a
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit Gender Studies and Social Analysis

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Awards & Achievements

2015-2018 ARC DECRA, Project title: Last Rights? Supporting end-of-life care in a culturally diverse society
2014 Barbara Kidman Research Fellowship, University of Adelaide
2011-2012 Postdoctoral Research Award (India), Endeavour Awards Program
2011 Residency Fellowship, Centro Incontri Umani, Ascona, Switzerland
2010 Postdoctoral Australian Federation of University Women Award, University of Adelaide



Zivkovic T. 2014. Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism. Routledge. 
Journal Papers
Gunson J, Warin M, Zivkovic T and V Moore. 2014. Striated and smooth spaces: participant observation in obesity research with children. Children's Geographies (accepted and in press)
Zivkovic T. 2014. Consuming the lama: transformations of Tibetan Buddhist bodies. Body and Society 20(1): 111-132 
Zivkovic T. 2013. Returning from the dead: contested continuinities in Tibetan Buddhism. Mortality. 18(1): 17-29
Zivkovic T. 2013. Embodying the Past: Gelongma Palmo and Tibetan Nyungne Rituals. Journal of Ritual Studies. 27(2): 45-63
Warin M, Zivkovic T, Moore V, and M Davies 2012. Mothers as Smoking Guns: Foetal Overnutrition and the Reproduction of Obesity. Special Issue Fat Embodiment in Feminism and Psychology 22(3): 360-75.
Warin M, Moore V, Zivkovic T and M Davies  2011. Telescoping the Origins of Obesity to Women’s Bodies: How Gender Inequalities are Being Squeezed out of Barker’s Hypothesis. Annals of Human Biology, 38(4): 453-60
Zivkovic T, Warin, M, Davies, M and V Moore 2010. In the Name of the Child: The Gendered Politics of Childhood Obesity. Journal of Sociology. 46(4): 375-392  
Zivkovic T.  2010. The Biographical Process of a Tibetan Lama. Ethnos. 75(2): 171-189 
Zivkovic T. 2010. Tibetan Buddhist Embodiment: The Religious Bodies of a Deceased Lama. Body and Society. 16(2): 119-142 
Book Chapters
Zivkovic T. 2014. A female Buddhist diviner in Darjeeling, in T. Lewis (ed) Understanding Buddhism through Biographies. London: Wiley-Blackwell 
Zivkovic T. 2014. Cultures of the body: medical pluralism, bacteria and Tibetan refugees, in A Di Castro and D Templeman (eds) Asian horizons: Giuseppe Tucci's, Buddhist, Indian, Himalayan and Central Asian Studies. Serie Orientale Roma. Melbourne: Monash University Publishing.
Warin M, Zivkovic T, Davies M and V Moore 2014. Mothers as smoking guns: Fetal overnutrition and the reproduction of obesity, in S. Ulijaszek and K. Eli (eds) Obesity, Eating Disorders and the Media. Surrey: Ashgate.

Professional Associations

Body, Health and Religion Research Group, Cardiff University


Consuming Materialities: Bodies, Borders and Encounters Research Network, University of Wales Trinity Saint David



Entry last updated: Saturday, 24 Jan 2015

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