Dr Gëzim Alpion
Select Academic Publications
Mother Teresa: Saint or Celebrity? London and
New York: Routledge, 2007 (simultaneously published in the UK, the
USA and Canada); Indian Edition (in English), New Delhi: Routledge
India, 2008; Italian Edition (in Italian), Rome, 2008.
Encounters with Civilizations: From Alexander the Great
to Mother Teresa, Kolkata:
Meteor Books, 2008.
Foreigner Complex: Essays about Egypt, Birmingham: University of Birmingham CPS, 2002.
‘Media and Celebrity Culture - Subjectivist, Structuralist and Post-Structuralist
Approaches to Mother Teresa’s Celebrity Status’, Continuum:
Journal of Media & Cultural Studies
(Published by Routledge,
Taylor & Francis Group),
Vol. 20, No. 4, December 2006, pp. 541-557.
‘Western Media and the European “Other” - Images of Albania in the
British Press in the New Millennium’, Albanian Journal of
Politics (Published by Globic Press, Chapel Hill, NC), Vol. 1,
Issue 1, September 2005, pp. 7-27.
‘Media, Ethnicity and Patriotism - the Balkans “Unholy War” for the
Appropriation of Mother Teresa’, Journal of Southern Europe and
(Published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group), Vol. 6, No. 3, December 2004, pp.
‘Brain Down the Drain - an
Exposé of Social Closure in Western Academia’,
Journal of Politics
(Published by Globic Press, Chapel Hill, NC)
Vol. 4. Issue 1, 2008.
Question: Reshaping the Balkans, by James Pettifer and Miranda
Vickers, London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2007, in
Journal of Southern Europe and
the Balkans (Published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group),
Vol. 9, No. 3, December 200
Mother Teresa: A
Saint from Skopje, by Hiromi Josepha Kudo, Gujarat, India: GSP
Anand, 2006, in Albanian Journal of Politics, (Published by Globic Press, Chapel
Hill, NC) Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 2006, pp. 120-122.
Between Morality and
the Law: Corruption, Anthropology and Comparative Society. Ed.
Italo Pardo, Aldershot, UK & Burlington, USA: Ashgate, in
The Journal of the Royal
Anthropological Institute (Published by Blackwell Publishing),
Vol. 12, No. 1, March 2006, pp. 231-232.
Review of The Search for Greater Albania,
by Paulin Kola, London: Hurst, 2003, in Islam and
Christian-Muslim Relations Journal
(Published by Routledge, Taylor and Fra