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Completed research projects from 2004 until today

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De-naturalizing Difference: a Theoretical Approach to the Study of Social Inequality

Project Leader: Ståle Knudsen
Funded by University of Bergen (4. mill.)
Project period: 2014 - 2018

Indian Cosmopolitan Alternatives: Ritual Intersections and the Proscription of Religious Offense

Project Leader: Kathinka Frøystad
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (8,7 mill.)
Project period: 2014 - 2018

Borderland Dynamic in East Africa. A network program for capacity building within departments of social anthropology in East African Universities

Project Leader: Leif Manger
Financed by NORAD under the NORHED-programme (17,5 mill.)
Project period: 2013 - 2018

De-naturalizing difference: Challenging the production of global society inequality

Project Leader: Ståle Knudsen (Edvard Hviding 2013)
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (3 mill.)
Project period: 2013 - 2016
 

Trust as a precondition for socio-economic development: what can we learn from the case of Brazil?

Project Leader: Margit Ystanes (Post.doc.)
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (3,1 mill.) 
Project period: 2013 - 2016

Assisting Regional Universities in Sudan and South-Sudan (ARUSS)

in collaboration with CMI, Univ. of Khartoum and Ahfad univ. for women in Karthoum

Project Leader: Leif Manger
Funded by the the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (8,4 mill.)
Project period: 2013 - 2015

Eurasian Borderlands: Transforming Religious, Ethnic and Socio-Economic Relationships

Project Leader: Tone Bringa
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway/Fellesløftet UiB (6,8 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2016

Youth and Vocational Education in Post-industrial Norway. The integration & alienation of vocational learners in a youth culture perspective

Project leader: Lars Gjelstad (Post.doc.)
Funded by: The Research Council of Norway (3 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2015

ECOPAS: European Consortium for Pacific Studies

Project Leader: Edvard Hviding
Funded by the European Union’s 7th Programme for research (3,4 mill.)
Project period: 2012 - 2015

Gender and Pentecostal Christianity

Project Leader: Annelin Eriksen
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (8,3 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2015

The Effects of Violence and Impoverishment on Psychosocial Health among Pastoralist Communities in Northern Kenya

Project Leader: Vigdis Broch-Due
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (4,3 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2014

Social imaginaries of death, suffering and accumulation. Urban spaces of insecurity and poverty in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

Project Leader: Bjørn Enge Bertelsen (Post.doc.)
Funded by the University of Bergen (4 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2014

Localizing Global dynamics through Labour: Class as a new regime of value in Bali, Indonesia

Project Leader: Anette Fagertun (Post.doc.)
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (2,7 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2014

Assisting Regional Universities in Sudan

Project Leader: Leif Manger
Funded by the the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (8,5 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2013

Localizing Globalization: Gendered Transformations of Work in Developing Economies

Project Leader: Leif Manger
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (4,6 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2013

Cosmopolitanism and its Paradoxes: Diversity, Development and the Divine

Project Leader: Kathinka Frøystad and Vigdis Broch-Due
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (0,9 mill.)
Project period: 2010 - 2013

Enabling Local Voices: The Gender and Development Forum

Project Leader: Leif Manger
Funded by NUFU (3,5 mill.)
Project period: 2008 - 2011

Pacific Alternatives: Cultural Heritage and Political Innovation in Oceania

Project Leader: Edvard Hviding
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (9,4 mill.)
Project period: 2008 - 2011

Christianity, Gender and the dynamics of Community beyond the State. A study of urban Christian movements in Vanuatu

Project Leader: Annelin Eriksen (Post.doc.)
Funded by The Research Council of Norway (1,9 mill.)
Project period: 2008 - 2011

Global Moments in the Levant. Towards an Understanding of a Contact Zone Between Peoples, Cultures and States 

placed at Centre for Development Studies

Project Leader: Leif Manger
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (16 mill.)
Project period: 2005 - 2009

Challenging the State: Transmutations of Power in Contemporary Global Realities

Project Leader: Bruce Kapferer
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (6,4 mill.)
Project period: 2004 - 2010

Poverty Politics

Project Leader: Vigdis Broch-Due
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (3,1 mill.)
Project period: 2004 - 2007

The Lower Jordan River Basin Research Programme

placed at Centre for Development Studies.

Project Leader: Leif Manger
Funded by NUFU
Project period: 1998 - 2008

Migrants and entrepreneurs in insular Southeast Asia: Negotiating globalisation and marginalisation

Project Leader: Eldar Bråten
Funded by the The Research Council of Norway (2, 5 mill.)
Project period: 1999 - 2006