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Authored Books

Istratii, Romina (2020) Adapting Gender and Development to Local Religious Contexts: A Decolonial Approach to Domestic Violence in Ethiopia. London: Routledge.

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Istratii, Romina, ed. (2020) Development Meets Theology: Contextualising Non-Western Christian Missions in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Decolonial Subversions. (Special Issue 2020)

Istratii, Romina, Hirmer, Monika and Lim, Iris, eds. (2018) Decolonisation in Praxis. UK: SOAS University of London. (The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research)

Hirmer, Monika and Istratii, Romina, eds. (2017) Exploring Fluid Times: Knowledge, Minds and Bodies. SOAS. UK: SOAS University of London. (The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research Vol. 10 (2016-2017))

Istratii, Romina and Hirmer, Monika, eds. (2016) Identities: Power and Politics. SOAS. (SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research; Vol. 9, 2015-2016)

Book Chapters

Istratii, Romina (2021) 'Foreword.' In: Alexander, George, (ed.), Patriarch Daniel and the Resurgence of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Kerala, India: OCP Publications.

Istratii, Romina (2019) 'Orthodox.' In: Ross, Kenneth, Jeyaraj, Daniel and Johnson, Todd M., (eds.), Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity Vol. 3 Christianity in South and Central Asia. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 223-235.

Journal Article

Istratii, Romina (2021) 'An ethnographic look into conjugal abuse in Ethiopia: a study from the Orthodox Täwahedo community of Aksum through the local religio-cultural framework.' የኢትዮጵያ ዓመታዊ መጽሔት = Annales d'Ethiopie, 33. pp. 253-300.

Istratii, Romina (2020) 'Development Meets Theology: Contextualising Non-Western Christian Missions in Africa, Asia and the Middle East (Editorial).' Decolonial Subversions Special Issue 2020, 2020. pp. 1-7.

Demeter, Márton and Istratii, Romina (2020) 'Scrutinising what Open Access Journals Mean for Global Inequalities.' Publishing Research Quarterly, 36. pp. 505-522.

Istratii, Romina and Hirmer, Monika (2020) 'Editorial Cross-cultural Engagements in Decolonial Times: Subverting Euro-centric Structures, Epistemologies and Ontologies.' Decolonial Subversions, 2020. pp. 3-12.

Istratii, Romina and Demeter, Márton (2020) 'Plan S and the 'opening up' of scientific knowledge: A critical commentary.' Decolonial Subversions, 2020. pp. 13-21.

Istratii, Romina and Demeter, Márton (2020) 'A Plan S és a tudományos tudás "hozzáférhetővé tétele": kritikai kommentár.' Decolonial Subversions, 2020. pp. 13-21.

Istratii, Romina (2019) 'Epistemological reflexivity and labyrinthine ethnography: insights from a gender-sensitive study of conjugal abuse in a religious society.' Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford Online, XI (1). pp. 25-52.

Istratii, Romina (2018) 'Beyond a feminist ‘hermeneutics of suspicion’: Reading St John Chrysostom’s commentaries on man-woman relations, marriage and conjugal abuse through the Orthodox phronema.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 11 (2017-2018). pp. 16-47.

Istratii, Romina, Hirmer, Monika and Lim, Iris (2018) 'Editorial I: Conference Proceedings ‘Decolonisation in Praxis’, SOAS 2018.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 11. pp. 6-9.

Lim, Iris, Istratii, Romina and Hirmer, Monika (2018) 'Introduction to Volume 11.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 11 (2017-2018). pp. 3-5.

Istratii, Romina (2018) 'Sensitising gender to local cosmology: A participatory ethnographic gender and development approach from a Muslim community in Senegal.' The Journal of Development Practice, 4. pp. 8-23.

Hirmer, Monika, Istratii, Romina and Lim, Iris (2018) 'Editorial II: The Praxis of Decolonisation.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 11 (2017-2018). pp. 10-15.

Istratii, Romina and Porter, Helen (2018) 'Understanding the possibilities and limitations of open access publishing for decolonising knowledge-making and dissemination.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 11 (2017-2018). pp. 185-194.

Istratii, Romina (2017) 'Mainstream Gender and Development Concepts and Theories at the Interface with Local Knowledge Systems: Some Theoretical Reflections.' The Journal of Development Practice, 3. pp. 1-13.

Istratii, Romina and Hirmer, Monika (2017) 'Introduction to Edition 10.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 10 (2016-2017). pp. 2-3.

Istratii, Romina and Hirmer, Monika (2017) 'Letter from the Editors.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 10 (2016-2017). pp. 4-8.

Miller, Brandi S. (2016) 'Foodways and Empire in 19th century Asante Diplomatic Relations.' SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 9 (2015-2016). pp. 34-46.

Istratii, Romina and Hirmer, Monika (2016) 'Introduction to Edition 9.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 9 (2015-2016). pp. 2-3.

Istratii, Romina and Hirmer, Monika (2016) 'Letter From the Editors.' The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research, 9 (2015-2016).

Conference or Workshop Items

Istratii, Romina (2021) Decolonising prevailing systems of knowledge in international development. In: International Development Conference 2021: Decolonising Prevailing Systems of Knowledge Production Panel, 12-13 February 2021, University of Toronto Scarborough (virtual). (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2020) Addressing domestic violence in religious communities: Taking stock of lessons and approaches in the era of decolonising knowledge. In: Addressing domestic violence in religious communities: Taking stock of lessons and approaches in the era of decolonising knowledge, 27 November 2020, Virtual.

Istratii, Romina (2020) Moving towards an Open Access Decolonial Knowledge Production Model: The Need for a Systemic, People-centred Approach. In: Open Science & the Decolonization of Knowledge | Europe - North America, 20 November 2020, Virtual.

Istratii, Romina, Demeter, Márton and Ginelli, Zoltán (2020) The Return of the Colonial: Understanding the Role of Eastern Europe in Global Colonisation Debates and Decolonial Struggles - A Summary and Future Roadmap. In: The Return of the Colonial: Understanding the Role of Eastern Europe in Global Colonisation Debates and Decolonial Struggles, 27 September 2020, Virtual Workshop. (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2020) Moving beyond assumptions: The complex role of religious tradition the experience of conjugal abuse in Northern Ethiopia. In: Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide, 27 October 2020, Online.

Istratii, Romina (2020) Faith, human psychology and domestic violence: Some ethnographic insights. In: Partner Violence & Mental Health Network, 15 October 2020, Online Discussion.

Istratii, Romina (2020) Trying to be better partners: Key insights from an internal GCRF Strategy review at SOAS, University of London. In: THE SOAS-OXFORD Research for Development (R4D) Lunchtime Series, 17 September 2020, Online Discussion.

Istratii, Romina (2020) How can Eastern European scholars diversify and challenge constructs, theories and paradigms that remain rigidly informed by experiences of colonialism and racism in Western Europe and North America, including ‘whiteness’ studies? A Roadmap. In: The Return of the Colonial: Understanding the Role of Eastern Europe in Global Colonisation Debates and Decolonial Struggles, 10 September 2020, Virtual Workshop. (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina, Demeter, Márton and Ginelli, Zoltán (2020) The Return of the Colonial: Understanding the Role of Eastern Europe in Global Colonisation Debates and Decolonial Struggles. In: Virtual Workshop, 10 September 2020.

Istratii, Romina and Hirmer, Monika (2020) Introducing Decolonial Subversions – a new Multilingual Open Access Publishing Platform. In: Decolonising Modern Languages: A Symposium for Sharing Practices and Ideas, 8-11 September 2020, Institute of Modern Languages Research (Online). (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2020) Building strong and healthy research partnerships during the PhD experience: A decolonial approach. In: SeNSS Virtual Conference - Pathway sessions (Development Studies), 17 July 2020. (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2020) Substantiating the elusive language of partnerships for development: From ‘equitable’ to reflexive, dialogical and honest. In: Stronger Together: Partnerships for the Global Goals, 9 July 2020, London International Development Centre.

Istratii, Romina (2020) UKRI Gender Equality Statement: Understanding the Risks of ‘Gender Planning’ and Suggestions towards Gender-sensitive, Locally-embedded Approaches. In: SOAS-Oxford Research for Development Lunchtime Series, 30 January 2020, SOAS University of London.

Istratii, Romina (2020) Bridging the Epistemological, Structural and Normative in Knowledge Production: How Euro-centrism is Systemically Preserved and Can Be Subverted. In: LSE Africa Talks: Decolonising African Knowledge Systems, 16 January 2020, LSE.

Istratii, Romina and Lewis, Alex (2019) Applying a Decolonial Lens to Research Structures, Norms and Practices in Higher Education Institutions: Conversation Event Report. In: Applying a Decolonial Lens to Research Structures, Norms and Practices in Higher Education Institutions, 18 September 2019, SOAS University of London: Research and Enterprise Directorate. (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2019) Decolonising aetiologies and theories of IPV in public health scholarship and practice: Insights from an ethnographic study of conjugal abuse from an Ethiopian Orthodox Täwahәdo community. In: Development Studies Association Conference 2019, ‘Opening up Development’, 19-21 JUNE 2019, 2019, The Open University, Milton Keynes. (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2019) ‘Religious fundamentalism’: Contemplating the epistemological, ethical and practical limitations of the conceptual category in its cross-cultural deployment. In: Strictly Observant Religion, Gender and the State, 25-26 March 2019, Woolf Institute, Cambridge University. (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2019) Cross-cultural understanding and the recovery of histories in post-colonial times: An argument for epistemological decolonisation at SOAS, University of London. In: European Association of Archeologists Beyond Paradigms, 4-7 September 2019, Bern, Switzerland. (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2019) Does the theoretical language of SDG 5 hinder understanding and addressing intimate partner violence cross-culturally? Some epistemological concerns and empirical insights from a religious society of Ethiopia. In: Keeping Faith in 2030: Religions and the Sustainable Development Goals, 12-13 February 2019, SOAS University of London. (Unpublished)

Istratii, Romina (2018) Introductory Speech. In: Decolonisation in Praxis, 7 June 2018, SOAS University of London. (Unpublished)

Monographs and Working Papers

Istratii, Romina and Lewis, Alex (2020) Policy Brief. Promoting the SOAS GCRF Strategy: A qualitative assessment of research development processes and partnerships building in collaborative international research. London: (Unpublished)

Book Reviews

Istratii, Romina (2019) 'Book review: Religion and intimate partner violence: understanding the challenges and proposing solutions.' Journal of Religious & Theological Information .

Istratii, Romina (2017) 'Review of Wendy Urban-Mead, The Gender of Piety: Family, Faith, and Colonial Rule in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe, Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press 2015, xiv + 324 pp, ISBN 9-780821-421581.' Religion & Gender, 7 (2). pp. 271-273.

Istratii, Romina (2016) 'Review of Afe Adogame. The Public Face of African New Religious Movements in Diaspora: Imagining the Religious 'Other.' Ashgate, 2014.' British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR) Bulletin, 129 . pp. 29-31.

Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs

Mormina, Maru, Istratii, Romina and Lewis, Alex (2020) Genuine North-South collaboration depends on a new reward system. Times Higher Education (THE) [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2020) Gender and Orthodoxy (Series) : A decolonial critique of western feminist hermeneutics in theology/religious studies in relation to Orthodox communities. Orthodox Outlet for Dogmatic Enquiries (English) [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2020) Μια από-αποικιοκρατική αξιολόγηση των φεμινιστικών ερμηνευτικών προσεγγίσεων στις θεολογικές / θρησκευτικές σπουδές σε συνάρτηση με τις Ορθόδοξες κοινωνίες. Orthodox Outlet for Dogmatic Enquiries (Greek) [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2020) Contemplating the impact of restrictions on the religious life of ethnic minority and migrant communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. Refugee Hosts [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Gebrselassie, Elias and Istratii, Romina (2020) Restricting religious practice in the era of COVID-19: The case of the Ethiopian Orthodox Täwahәdo community. Orthodox Outlet for Dogmatic Enquiries (Amharic) [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2020) Restricting religious practice in the era of COVID-19: A de-westernised perspective on religious freedom with reference to the case of Greece. Political Theology Network [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2020) The LONG READ on DECOLONISING KNOWLEDGE: How western Euro-centrism is systemically preserved and what we can do to subvert it. Convivial Thinking [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2020) Μια σύντομη γενεαλογική ανάλυση της έννοιας του «κοινωνικού φύλου» στην δυτική φεμινιστική θεωρία: Η πορεία προς την διχοτόμηση του ανθρώπου σε κοινωνικό και βιολογικό, τα αναπάντητα μεταφυσικά ερωτήματα κι οι αποικιοκρατικές τάσεις διεθνώς. Orthodox Outlet for Dogmatic Enquiries (Greek) [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2019) Applying a decolonial lens to research structures, practices and norms in higher education: What does it mean and where to next? LIDC (London International Development Centre) [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2019) Research reflexivity in the current governance framework: Problematising trends and reconsidering the meaning of research ethics in ‘cultural translation’. Decolonising SOAS [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2019) By Whose Standards? Religious Fundamentalism, Gender Equality and Cross-Cultural Differences. Woolf Institute [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2018) Harnessing local knowledge to address gender-related issues: A new model of development in religious communities? LSE [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2018) Terrain/Fieldwork: gender and development through local epistemologies. The scientific blog of the French Centre for Ethiopian Studies [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2018) H «πολιτικά ορθή θρησκεία» ως όχημα επιστημολογικής αποικιοκρατίας και πολιτισμικής υπονόμευσης: Η περίπτωση της Ελλάδας και των φακέλων του μαθητή για το Ορθόδοξο μάθημα. Orthodox Outlet for Dogmatic Enquiries [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2018) Substantiating ‘Development’: Toward an Epistemology-Sensitive Development as Freedom? SOAS African Development Forum (ADF) [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Istratii, Romina (2015) Using Traditional Patriarchal Institutions to Address Women’s Problems. Sylff Association, Voices from the Sylff Community [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Theses

Istratii, Romina (2019) Gender and development through local epistemologies : understanding conjugal violence among orthodox Tawahedo Christians in northern Ethiopia and implications for changing attitudes and norms within local worldviews. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00030986

Translations

Istratii, Romina and Elias, Gebrselassie, trans. (2020) ኦርቶዶክሳዊ ነገረ ሰብእ. Orthodox Outlet for Dogmatic Enquiries (Amharic).

Gebrselassie, Elias, Adhanom G.Y, Fresenbet and Istratii, Romina, trans. (2019) ለኦርቶዶክስ ጋብቻ መመሪያ - የቅዱስ ዮሐንስ አፈወርቅ ሰባት ስብከቶች ስለ ወንድ እና ሴት፡ የትዳር ሕይወትና የትዳር ላይ ጥቃት. Orthodox Outlet for Dogmatic Enquiries (Amharic), 2019 .

Audios

Istratii, Romina (2020) Pursuing A Decolonial Academic Career Path in Times of Crises (Interview). The​REProject. [Audio]

Istratii, Romina (2015) Nεανικές Ανησυχίες - Ρομίνα Ιστράτη (ΥOUTH CONCERNS - Romina Istratii Interview). PΑΔΙΟ ΜΑΡΤΥΡΙΑ (RADIO MARTYRIA). [Audio]

Videos

Istratii, Romina (2021) Decolonising Knowledge by Empowering the Margins. The Know Show Podcast. Available from https://theknowshow.net/2021/03/24/decolonising-kn....

Istratii, Romina (2020) The Complex Role of Religion in the Experience of Conjugal Abuse in Northern Ethiopia. Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide. Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCZTYRplFkA.

Istratii, Romina (2020) Book launch: Adapting Gender and Development to Local Religious Contexts: A Decolonial Approach to Domestic Violence in Ethiopia. . Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRkQwD70Rqw&featur....

Istratii, Romina (2020) Faith, human psychology and domestic violence: Some ethnographic insights. Partner Violence & Mental Health Network. Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHJ32YqcMic&featur....

Istratii, Romina (2020) Research Ethics: Developing Best Practice for Researching in the Global South - Romina Istratii Interview. The Sheffield Institute of International Development, The University of Sheffield. Available from http://siid.group.shef.ac.uk/research/research-eth....

Other

Istratii, Romina and Hasan, Khalid (2019) 'Ethical Reflexivity and Research Governance: Navigating the Tensions (Online Module).' SOAS University of London: SOAS Research and Enterprise Directorate.

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