Marianne Elisabeth Lien
Lien has focused her work on questions regarding consumption, production and marketing for a number of years with a special focus on food and nutrition. In recent years she has also published in the fields of economic anthropology, globalization, nature, domestication and aquaculture. She is currently director of the research project Newcomers to the farm; Atlantic salmon between the wild and the Industrial (NRC 2008-2013)
She has conducted fieldwork in Norway (Finnmark, Oslo, Hardanger) and Tasmania, Australia. Lien was head of the research program ”Transnational Flows of Concepts and Substances” (NRC 2001-2004). English book publications include "Marketing and Modernity" (Berg 1997), "The Politics of Food" (Berg 2004 coedited with B. Nerlich), and "Holding Worlds Together” – Ethnographies of knowing and belonging" (Berghahn 2007, coedited with M.Melhuus).
Thematic: domestication, salmon aquaculture, consumption, economic anthropology, food habits and food production, nutritional anthropology and STS.