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Covid-19, Nordic trust and collective denial: Sweden and Norway compared

Camelia Dewan , January 21st, 2021


In March 2020, as the pandemic strengthened its grip around Europe and the world, I wondered how I would manage my weekly work commute from Stockholm to Oslo…


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In the Journals – Policing and Discrimination

allisontedesco , October 5th, 2020


George Floyd protest signs at the Ottawa Courthouse by Janderson L. via wikimedia Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that are…


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Health for all? Access to healthcare among precarious populations in Norway by Vilde Fastvold Thorbjørnsen

Vilde Fastvold Thorbjørnsen , June 8th, 2020


Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. “Health for…


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PrEP at the Margins: Towards a Critically Applied Anthropology of Nordic PrEP Access by Tony Joakim Sandset

Tony Joakim Sandset , September 9th, 2019


In the spirit of this series on a ‘critically applied’ approach to PrEP, this piece shows how thinking with the concept of marginality can contribute to an analysis…


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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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Strangers in unfamiliar environments: Struggles for subjectivity in a dementia care ward by Ingunn Moser

Ingunn Moser , September 24th, 2018


During fieldwork on dementia care in a nursing home, I was struck by the complex and layered orderings of space, time and subjectivity in daily life on the…


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Hurdal Ecovillage as an Alternative Ecological Space

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 7th, 2018


Co-written with Hugo Ferreira and published electronically by Tvergastein. The stories from Hurdal are Hugo’s, as he has carried out anthropological fieldwork there for an extended time. Introduction…


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Hurdal Ecovillage as an Alternative Ecological Space

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 7th, 2018


Co-written with Hugo Ferreira and published electronically by Tvergastein. The stories from Hurdal are Hugo’s, as he has carried out anthropological fieldwork there for an extended time. Introduction…


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DragNet: January 16 – January 31, 2018

ngraulich , February 6th, 2018


Image from projects.bettergov.org DragNet is back, with a recap of a number articles that came up last month in our twitter feed. In World News, we have a…


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Why there is an argument to be made for Norway to turn off its FM band

johanneswilm , July 14th, 2016


Norway is set to turn off FM broadcasting in a few months. Most Norwegians seem to be against turning it off, based on the argument that the digital…


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From national icon to neoliberal monument

thomashyllanderiksen , June 23rd, 2016


This text began as a radio essay on BBC Radio 4 in November 2015, later developed into a web essay at Versopolis. It chronicles the shift from the mid…


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From national icon to neoliberal monument

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 23rd, 2016


This text began as a radio essay on BBC Radio 4 in November 2015, later developed into a web essay at Versopolis. It chronicles the shift from the…


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From national icon to neoliberal monument

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , June 23rd, 2016


This text began as a radio essay on BBC Radio 4 in November 2015, later developed into a web essay at Versopolis. It chronicles the shift from the…


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Land Reform Proposals in Norway and Scotland

Unknown , March 15th, 2016


Originally published in John Bryden’s blog. The Norwegian government is proposing to liberalise the land market, effectively reforming the concession law regulating who may buy farms and at…


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Land Reform Proposals in Norway and Scotland

Human Economy Blog , March 15th, 2016


Originally published in John Bryden’s blog. The Norwegian government is proposing to liberalise the land market, effectively reforming the concession law regulating who may buy farms and at…


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Land Reform Proposals in Norway and Scotland

Human Economy Blog , March 15th, 2016


Originally published in John Bryden’s blog. The Norwegian government is proposing to liberalise the land market, effectively reforming the concession law regulating who may buy farms and at…


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Land Reform Proposals in Norway and Scotland

Human Economy Blog , March 15th, 2016


Originally published in John Bryden’s blog. The Norwegian government is proposing to liberalise the land market, effectively reforming the concession law regulating who may buy farms and at…


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About Progress

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , October 28th, 2014


Last Saturday, I published a post in Norwegian about the populist Progress Party, currently a junior partner in a Conservative-led government around here. It hadn’t occurred to me…


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About Progress

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , October 28th, 2014


Last Saturday, I published a post in Norwegian about the populist Progress Party, currently a junior partner in a Conservative-led government around here. It hadn’t occurred to me…


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Scotland: the Fight for Independence Continues

Human Economy Blog , September 23rd, 2014


By John Bryden  In the end, we Scots did not win our independence from England last week, as 45% of the electorate voted ‘YES’ while 55% voted ‘NO’…


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The kora

Daniel Winfree Papuga , June 7th, 2014


One of the most famous instruments in West Africa is the kora – a 21 string bridge-harp traditionally played by poet/musicians known as ‘griot’. Koras are generally made…


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The kora

Daniel Winfree Papuga , June 7th, 2014


One of the most famous instruments in West Africa is the kora – a 21 string bridge-harp traditionally played by poet/musicians known as ‘griot’. Koras are generally made…


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The kora

Daniel Winfree Papuga , June 7th, 2014


One of the most famous instruments in West Africa is the kora – a 21 string bridge-harp traditionally played by poet/musicians known as ‘griot’. Koras are generally made…


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