Author: Kerstin B Andersson

The Kolkata Intellectuals, transnationalism and Digital Diasporas

Kerstin B Andersson , December 2nd, 2014

Examining Kolkata intellectuals and “digital diasporas”, this project increases the knowledge about and further the theoretical agenda in a rather neglected research area; migration, trans…

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Mobility and body

Kerstin B Andersson , February 8th, 2014

Examining movement in and through the cityscape of Kolkata, the research deals with the sensory perceptions of mobility. The approach extends on recent contributions to urban anthropology and…

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“Reviews that made me cry”

Kerstin B Andersson , September 12th, 2013

I’m borrowing this expression from one of Biella Coleman’s tweets, not to emphasise her message, but since it embodies well my feelings regarding a review report on one…

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The Bengal Studies panel

Kerstin B Andersson , May 1st, 2013

Panel proposal for the Bengal studies panel entered. We will see if it gets accepted! The Bengal studies panel has been a recurrent phenomenon at the EASAS /…

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Academics, new media and the Swedish situation

Kerstin B Andersson , March 14th, 2013

I’m based in Sweden. Sweden is a country with a very small population, something, which of course, also is reflected in the academic setting. A rather limited number…

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Some reflections on research on development assistance and participatory development

Kerstin B Andersson , January 10th, 2013

The development assistance agenda has since the 70-ties been dominated by a decentralized approach, and participatory development, including the basic presumptions that development activities should t…

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The Social Implications of ICT4D

Kerstin B Andersson , November 12th, 2012

At present, Sweden experiences an hype in ICT, ICT4D, M4D and it is heavily promoted and supported in the Swedish development agenda and practice. The Minister for International…

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