Kaja Berg Hjukse

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Social Anthropology
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Room 615
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 (Student)

Academic interests

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

Regional: Burma/Myanmar, Southeast Asia

PhD Project, working title: "Women's mental health and well-being 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 Falkenberg scholarship, 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
  • 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 with Gender Perspective 2016, Centre for Gender Studies, UiO, 2017
  • The SUPRA Scholarship, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2015
  • Travel Grant for students at the University of Oslo, University of Oslo, 2015
  • The Oslo county council innovation prize and audience award during the University of Oslo’s innovation competition ”Rektors utfordring” (“The head master’s challenge”), 2013
  • The ERASMUS Scholarship, University College of London, 2012


Tags: Medical Anthropology, Social change, Buddhism, Gender, Kinship, Myanmar, Southeast Asia
Published June 16, 2017 4:06 PM - Last modified Jan. 20, 2020 10:24 AM