Kaja Berg Hjukse

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Social Anthropology
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Phone +47 22857570
Mobile phone +47 92486575
Room 5. etasje
Visiting address Gullhaugs torg 1 Nydalen
Postal address Postboks 1091 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

Thematic: Medical anthropology, kinship, gender, social change, Buddhism

Regional: Burma/Myanmar, Southeast Asia

PhD Project, working title: "Marriage and women's mental health in transitional Myanmar" 



  • Master of Arts, Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts, Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, 2013
  • Affiliate Student, Anthropology Department, University College of London, 2012


  • Research assistant, Department of Social Anthropology, UiO, 2015-2016
  • Executive officer, TNS Gallup, 2013-2014
  • Research assistant, the Norwegian Directorate of Health, 2013

Prizes and scholarships

  • The Ingmund Kirkerud scholarship fund, 2022 
  • The SUPRA Scholarship, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2021
  • The Sasakawa Young Leaders Scholarship Fund (SYLFF), 2020
  • The ERASMUS+ mobility training grant, University of Oslo/University of Amsterdam, 2020  
  • The NRSGH International Training Grant, Nordic Research School of Global Health, 2019
  • The Falkenberg scholarship, 2017
  • The SEASSI Tuition Scholarship, Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI), Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017
  • Award for Best Master thesis on an Asian topic 2016/2017, Network for Asian Studies, Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, 2017
  • Award for Best Master thesis with Gender Perspective 2016, Centre for Gender Studies, University of Oslo, 2017
Tags: Medical Anthropology, Social change, Buddhism, Gender, Kinship, Myanmar, Southeast Asia


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Published June 16, 2017 4:06 PM - Last modified Apr. 27, 2022 11:53 AM