Per Jacob Otnes

Professor emeritus
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Visiting address Harriet Holters hus Moltke Moes vei 31 0851 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Fieldwork in three local communities on the coast of Finnmark, 1964-5 and 1977
  • Interviewing fishermen’s representatives from all over the Norwegian coast 1965-66 (survey)
  • Interviewing Sami (Lapp) representatives and activists, Northern Norway and Sweden 1967-70
  • Interviewing fishermen’s representatives on the Cuban coasts, spring 1969
  • Interviewing fishermen’s producers’ co-op activists 1977-79
  • Research in the (pre-)history of Norwegian sociology 1976-77
  • Research in Norwegian housing conditions and policies 1972-81
  • Research in general urban and rural sociology, i.e. sociology’s spatial aspects 1983-, including sociology of consumption 1986-
  • Sociology of modern music 1981
  • Developing alternatives to exchange and marked models in sociology 1985-87 and 2003-4
  • Transport and mobilities research, part of NORAS project Public transport 1991-95
  • Socio-materiel and schizo-analysis 1996-97
  • Exploring borderlands between sociology and architecture 2003-
  • ‘Symbolic materialism’ 2005-

Background

  • Magister artium, sociology, University of Oslo (UiO) 1966
  • Student research assistant UiO 1965-1966
  • Research assistant, Law faculty UiO 1967
  • Research scholar, Norwegian research council (NAVF,) at
  • Institute for social research (ISF) Oslo 1968-1969
  • Fellow, Institute of sociology (ISO, today ISS), UiO 1969-1971
  • Associate, ISO 1972-82
  • On leave, as researcher, Norwegian institute of urban and rural
  • research (NIBR) 1979-81, researcher Norwegian fishing
  • research council (NFFR) 1982
  • Reader, ISO 1983-4
  • Professor (tenured) ISO/ISS 1985-
  • Visiting professor, Sapienza university, Rome 2005

Full CV (in PDF)

Positions Held

  • Editor Sosiologisk årbok (Yearbook of sociology - SÅ) 1985-1991, 1996-
  • International advisory board member, Sociology (BSA) 2002-2007
Tags: Sociology
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