Most commodities in circulation on this planet are transported on container ships. But what do we know about the ships, the people who build them, work on them, and take them apart?
Can anyone wear a bunad? Is it a real bunad if it is made in China? Is it a symbol of origin and roots or a nationalistic symbol? Thomas Hylland Eriksen explains the Norwegian obsession with this tradional garment.
Ever-increasing rapid changes create powerlessness, resentment and opportunities. Through the Overheating project, Thomas Hylland Eriksen and his colleagues have studied how globalisation is changing our homes, workplaces and plans.
- Bunad: More than a garment May 15, 2018
- Begins new project about container ships and global labour Apr. 18, 2018
- Warns against explosive changes that create powerlessness Feb. 14, 2018
- Elisabeth Schober receives FRIPRO-funds Dec. 1, 2017