Ola Gunhildrud Berta

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Social Anthropology
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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk A 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1091 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences

Academic interests

Thematic: Social change, Christianity, power, leadership, modernity, social organization, food

Regional: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Oceania

Courses taught

Background

Education:

  • Master of Arts, Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts, Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, 2013
  • Craft certificate, Mason, 2007

Work:

  • Mason in Hallingmur AS, 2007-09

Partners

 

Tags: Globalization, Power, Religion, Material culture, Oceania, identity, Waste

Publications

Conference presentations:

2015. "Producing Waste while Wasting Time: Unemployment, Waste, and Consumerism in the Urban Marshall Islands." For the Overheating workshop "Waste and the Superfluous." University of Oslo.

2015. "'We Don't Ask our Sexual Partners about Clan Membership Anymore': On the Muddles in Marshallese Matrilineal Belonging." Conference for European Society for Oceanists (ESfO), for the panel, "Muddled Models." Brussels, Belgium.

2015. "Making Sense of the Past in a Marshallese Atoll Society." Conference for ESfO, for the panel, "Making Peace with the Past." Brussels, Belgium.

2015. "Leadership, Power, and Changing Authorities on the Epoon Atoll." Yearly conference for the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (ASAO), for the panel "Chiefs Today." Santa Fe, USA.

Published Jan. 11, 2016 7:54 AM - Last modified Jan. 18, 2016 8:51 AM