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Finnes det noe hvitere enn progrock?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , July 15th, 2021


PULS, juli 2021 Jeg hadde vært gjest i Knut Reiersruds “BluesAsylet”, og temaet var progrock og svart musikk. Det var en hyggelig stund, men som så ofte forlot…


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Dagbok 15. mai 2020

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , August 31st, 2020


Denne er skrevet på oppfordring fra forfatteren og filmskaperen Dag Johan Haugerud, som sammen med Kjartan Helleve redigerer Amatør, et analogt bladverk som utelukkende består av dagbøker. Det…


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A window of opportunity

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 20th, 2020


Our slowed-down, cooled-down, scaled-down lives during the pandemic are evidence that quality of life does not depend on high productivity and frantic consumption. Suddenly, it has become respectable…


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Farvel til kong Kapitalocen

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , November 25th, 2019


Det er på tide å legge kapitalismen bak seg, om ikke av de samme grunnene som Marx og hans tilhengere gikk inn for. Men problemet er stadig at…


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About anthropology and climate change

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , September 21st, 2019


This is a conversation between Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Dasa Licen, published in Eurozine, about public anthropology and how it can connect to the climate crisis. Thanks, Dasa!…


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Cooling down the overheated Anthropocene

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , September 1st, 2019


This is a recording of the 2018 Gjessing lecture, given at Oslo’s Museum of Cultural History. Trying to connect my own concern with global crises to Gutorm Gjessing’s…


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Video interview by Alan Macfarlane

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , July 17th, 2019


Starting already in the early 1980s, Prof. Em. Alan Macfarlane of Cambridge University has produced a great number of interviews with thinkers and theorists in anthropology, history, philosophy…


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The art of conviviality in a seamless world

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , July 10th, 2019


Paul Gilroy, recipient of the 2019 Holberg Prize, speaks with Thomas Hylland Eriksen about double consciousness, post-imperial nostalgia, cultural creativity and conviviality as a weapon against xenop…


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The art of conviviality in a seamless world

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , July 10th, 2019


Paul Gilroy, recipient of the 2019 Holberg Prize, speaks with Thomas Hylland Eriksen about double consciousness, post-imperial nostalgia, cultural creativity and conviviality as a weapon against xenop…


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Online resource on all things Nordic

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , May 10th, 2019


Yes, it was originally envisioned as a printed encyclopedia, under the capable editorship of Mary Hilson. This never came about, but the good news is that the contents…


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Online resource on all things Nordic

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , May 10th, 2019


Yes, it was originally envisioned as a printed encyclopedia, under the capable editorship of Mary Hilson. This never came about, but the good news is that the contents…


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Podcast from Budapest with Dávid Veress

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , May 2nd, 2019


Visiting Budapest, late April 2019, I had a chat with the Hungarian Scandinavianist Dávid Veress about anthropology, writing and the role of the intellectual. His Észak podcast (in…


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Podcast from Budapest with Dávid Veress

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , May 2nd, 2019


Visiting Budapest, late April 2019, I had a chat with the Hungarian Scandinavianist Dávid Veress about anthropology, writing and the role of the intellectual. His Észak podcast (in…


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“Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today” on Sunday 5 May in Oslo

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , April 21st, 2019


The publication of the game-changing edited book “Ethnic Groups and Boundaries” took place fifty years ago. A new book edited by…


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“Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today” on Sunday 5 May in Oslo

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , April 21st, 2019


The publication of the game-changing edited book “Ethnic Groups and Boundaries” took place fifty years ago. A new book edited by…


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Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today. A Legacy of Fifty Years

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , January 22nd, 2019


50 years ago, “Ethnic Groups and Boundaries” (Fredrik Barth, ed.)…


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Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today. A Legacy of Fifty Years

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , January 22nd, 2019


50 years ago, “Ethnic Groups and Boundaries” (Fredrik Barth, ed.)…


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A university is not a factory

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , January 18th, 2019


Keir Martin and Thomas Hylland EriksenDepartment of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo This article was translated into Norwegian and published online at morgenbladet.no on 17 January 2019. It…


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A university is not a factory

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , January 18th, 2019


Keir Martin and Thomas Hylland EriksenDepartment of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo This article was translated into Norwegian and published online at morgenbladet.no on 17 January 2019. It…


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Anthropology in Norway – a potted history

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , October 13th, 2018


Taking a few steps back, I used the invitation to write an essay about anthropology in Norway as a pretext for delving slightly more deeply into the beginnings…


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Anthropology in Norway – a potted history

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , October 13th, 2018


Taking a few steps back, I used the invitation to write an essay about anthropology in Norway as a pretext for delving slightly more deeply into the beginnings…


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How Globalization Has Broken the Chain of Responsibility

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , August 9th, 2018


Industrialization’s footprint has heavily impacted Gladstone, a city on the east coast of Australia. James Morgan/Getty Images In Gladstone, a small city in Queensland, Australia, even th…


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Boomtown

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , July 26th, 2018


Here’s a short extract from my new book Boomtown: Runaway Globalisation on the Queensland Coast, which is now available from Pluto Press and your favourite bookshop. Very proud…


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Boomtown

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , July 26th, 2018


Here’s a short extract from my new book Boomtown: Runaway Globalisation on the Queensland Coast, which is now available from Pluto Press and your favourite bookshop. Very proud…


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