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Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Published May 5, 2017 2:22 PM

What do you do when a global cooperation pollutes your hometown, while the owners live on a different continent? Who can you complain to when your job is moved to China? The research project Overheating has studied local consequences of globalization.

The closing conference was June 1.

Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Publisert 5. mai 2017 13:47

Hva gjør du når et globalt konsern forurenser hjemstedet ditt, mens eierne befinner seg på et annet kontinent? Hvem kan du klage til når arbeidsplassen din blir flyttet til Kina? Forskningsprosjektet Overheating har studert lokale konsekvenser av globaliseringen. 1. juni ble prosjektets sluttkonferanse avholdt.

Menn til hest i Argentina.
Publisert 3. apr. 2017 09:34

Sammen med PhD Cecilia Salinas, reiser Marit Melhuus til Corrientes i Argentina, tilbake dit hvor hun var på sitt første feltarbeid i 1974. – Jeg er veldig spent. 70-tallet var en helt annen tid på så mange måter.

Publisert 7. mars 2017 14:02

Hva er forbindelsene mellom Trump, Brexit og Europas nynasjonalister? Utgjør Trump en trussel mot demokratiet? Hvordan forholder Russland seg til USAs 45. president? UiO inviterer til foredrag og debatt om «Verden med Trump».

Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Published Feb. 16, 2017 10:00 AM

- It is all accelerating too violently and too fast and we are lacking restricting mechanisms that would slow us down, says Thomas Hylland Eriksen in an interview with Politiken.

Men preparing food offerings.
Published Dec. 7, 2016 4:04 PM

What would it mean to consider that non-human beings also do work? Is it possible to have other forms of food production, not through human domination, but collaboration through “multispecies teamwork”?

Sami representative at the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples in New York
Published Oct. 12, 2015 3:56 PM

Globalisation provides the Sami people with political power as well as valuable networks with indigenous people worldwide. "Globalisation has been really positive for the Sami political struggle," says Maria Hernes, who recently returned from fieldwork in Karasjok, Oslo, and New York.

Ritual to obtain blessings from the local deity to ensure health and well-being of the one-year olds
Published Sep. 7, 2015 3:13 PM

Does health constitute another major crisis of globalisation? How does food relate to health, well-being, and social change? Wim Van Daele has talked with healers and doctors in Sri Lanka about the “unhealthy” mix of new and processed foods, stress, the corporate monopolization of food chains, and burning stomachs.

Published July 27, 2015 7:58 PM

Pollution, violence, forced displacement: What to do against harmful side effects of mining? A big disaster on a small island helped anthropologist Catherine Coumans to find an answer.

Published June 9, 2015 10:28 AM

What can explain the success of UKIP (United Kingdom Independence Party) that with it´s hard Eurosceptic and anti-immigration message has emerged as the most significant political force in post-war Britain? To find out, Postdoc Cathrine Moe Thorleifsson has travelled to Doncaster town in South Yorkshire, a UKIP hotspot. 

Published May 22, 2015 7:09 PM

​Coal for power, iron ore for steel girders, minerals for our smart phones: the mining business is booming. More and more anthropologists are uncovering effects of this development that would otherwise risk falling under the radar.