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In October this year three PhD scholars from the Department of Social Anthropology defended their thesis.
In my master project I study livelihood vulnerability and adaptation strategies to flood: A case from Kailali district, Nepal.
The Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) has in recent years organised a series of annual full-day presentations of other countries’ anthropologies, conveyed by speakers and panels from the countries in question. In 2015, the spotlight is on Norwegian anthropology.
In my master project I study land governance and competition for space in Ghana’s emerging oil city, Sekondi-Takoradi.
In my master project, I study integration of Ghanaian immigrants in Bergen's labour market and their contribution to development at home.
In my master project I study Mechanization of smallholder Agriculture in the Northern Savanna of Ghana and its implications on Land use and Farm Productivity.
Are we moving beyond oil? How are climate and energy transformations experienced in different parts of the world? What measures do we need to take to move our energy systems in a renewable direction?
The Department's 50th anniversary was celebrated with a variety of distinguished guests, an engaging panel debate and the first Fredrik Barth Honorary Lecture.
Alessandro Zagato edits new book where all the chapters are written by project members from the project “Egalitarianism: Forms, Processes, Comparisons”.