Research Groups and Ongoing Projects
Anthropologists at the The Department of Social Anthropology works all over the world, within a large variety of thematical focuses and regions. Here you can find information about research at the department.
Kjersti Simonsen, Tareq M. Hasan, Mari Korsbrekke, Ståle Knudsen, Iselin Å. Strønen, Anna Szolucha, Alessandro Zagato, Amalie Tveit, Nora Haukali, Bjørn Enge Bertelsen
Read more about publications, PhD, academic staff and an overview of research projects at the Department of Social Anthropology from 2004 until today.
You find our ongoing projects and active research groups underneath.
ASMOG Collaborative Project
Automation Shift in the Maritime Sector of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry: Assessing Risk and Safety, Protecting Labor
The SEATIMES Project
Research Project Seatimes: How Climate Change Transforms Human-Marine Temporalities.
Technoscientific Immortality: A study of Human Futures
The research project "Technoscientific Immortality: A study of Human Futures" examines changing conceptions of the human being, mortality and social relations in an increasingly technologically advanced world.
Environmental sustainability, marine economies and gendered socio-economic inequalities (ENMARINE)
This is the home page for the research project "Environmental sustainability, marine economies and gendered socio-economic inequalities (ENMARINE): A Norway-Brazil partnership in research and teaching".
Urban Enclaving Futures
The project "Enclaving: Patterns of global futures in three African cities" (UrbanEnclavingFutures) explores and maps the unequal distribution of urban resources in separated spaces across cities. In exploring enclaving more broadly, we recognize that social actors co-produce and engage...
Frontlines of Value
The 'Frontlines' project seeks to occupy the space for innovative and ethnographic-historical class driven research on global capitalism and inequality.
Island Lives, Ocean States
Island Lives, Ocean States (OceanStates) is a research project about the Pacific Islands, climate change and the politics of the ocean. The OceanStates project aims to build new and urgent interdisciplinary analysis of one of the greatest challenges of our time: how Pacific islanders and their...
Bergen Pacific Studies Research Group
This research group includes about a dozen professors, PhD candidates, project staff and graduate students currently work in the Pacific region on diverse topics including gender, environment, climate change, indigenous politics, religion, cosmology, art, health, and education.
Egalitarian Futures Research Group
The Egalitarian Futures Research Group's (FUTURES) point of departure is the idea that the future - the orientation towards a time yet to come - is fundamental for understanding contemporary global society.
Egalitarianism: Forms, Processes, Comparisons
Egalitarianism and Experimentation in a new Global Reality. Read about the Egalitarianism Project here.