Marianne Elisabeth Lien

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Phone +47 22855733
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk A 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1091 Blindern 0317 OSLO

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).

Research interests

Thematic: domestication, salmon aquaculture, consumption, economic anthropology, food habits and food production,  nutritional anthropology and STS. 

Regional: The Nordic Region, Norway, Coastal Finnmark, Australia,Tasmania.
Tags: Consumption, Food, Nature/culture, Material culture, Economic anthropology, The Nordic countries, Australia
Published Sep. 20, 2010 2:50 PM - Last modified June 16, 2020 4:23 PM