Publikasjoner - Side 9

Publisert 27. mai 2011 13:30

In the May publication of Theory, Culture and Society   the work of the influential poststructuralist and postcolonial anthropologist  Saba Mahmood (UC Berkeley, USA) is being explored by Sindre Bangstad. Saba Mahmood’s work in anthropology adopts an Asadian and Butlerian approach, particularly in the seminal Politics of Piety.

Publisert 9. mars 2011 15:35

I sitt kapittel omkring begrepene identitet, globalisereing og multikulturalisme drøfter Halvard Vike  videre forholdet mellom  temaer som individualitet, autensitet, etnisitet og nasjonalisme

Publisert 15. okt. 2010 13:11

Arnd Schneider and Christopher Wright have published Between Art and Anthropology which provides new and challenging arguments for considering contemporary art and anthropology in terms of fieldwork practice. Artists and anthropologists share a set of common practices that raise similar ethical issues, which the authors explore in depth for the first time.


Publisert 26. aug. 2010 15:00

In their article, Purity is Danger: Ambiguities of Touch around Sickness and Death in Western Kenya, Ruth J. Prince and Paul W.Geissler are giving us a view from a Luo-speaking village in western Kenya. HIV/AIDS reached epidemic propotions in western Kenya, and bodily suffering and death were widely shared experiences. Through the stories of a married daughter and her elderly father, who died within few months from one another we experience what is commonly referred to as "the death of today".

Publisert 26. aug. 2010 14:00

Ruth Jane Prince is focusing on HIV/AIDS interventions and antiretroviral treatment programmes in Kenya, and related issues of global health, the political-economy of knowledge, traditionalism and the state.

Since 1993, Paul Wenzel Geissler has been working , in western Kenya, conducting first medical research and then several years of ethnographic fieldwork.

The Land is Dying. Contingency, Creativity and Conflict in Western Kenya 

Publisert 18. mars 2010 12:00

Sindre Bangstad and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen discusses the fate, motives and circumstances of Norwegian ex-soldiers Joshua French and Tjostolv Moland in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the current edition of Anthropology Today.  Tjostolv Moland and Joshua French may have shown us an image of some Norwegians abroad which is not altogether flattering.

Publisert 15. mars 2010 12:00

This is a study of the meanings and possibilities for justice in the contemporary world. Anthropologists examine the ambiguities of justice in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. In her chapter "Global Governmentality: the case of transnational adoption", Signe Howell examines some implications of international adoption legislation.

Publisert 11. des. 2009 12:00

In its assessment of the current ‘state of play’ of ethnographic practice in social anthropology, this volume with Marit Melhuus, Jon P.Mitchell and Helena Wulff as editors, explores the challenges that changing social forms and changing understandings of ‘the field’pose to contemporary ethnographic methods. Aud Talle is one of the contributors with her article  "Getting the ethnography ‘right’: On female circumcision in exile".