News archive for Egalitarian Futures Research Group
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the research programme GRIP launched a series of interviews on global inequality in March 2020. With more than 20 interviews out, GRIP is now looking at how to bring the debate on inequality into the mainstream.
New Publication: “After the Pink Tide: Corporate State Formation and New Egalitarianisms in Latin America” (29.05.2020)
This recent publication by editors Marina Gold and Alessandro Zagato, affiliated researchers of the Egalitarian Futures Research Group (EFRG), investigates the state of egalitarianism and the corporate state formation in Latin America after the Pink Tide movement.
The research programme GRIP has launched a series of interviews on global inequality as a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
On 19 June 2018, the Research Council of Norway's evaluation of the social sciences in Norway – SAMEVAL – was presented. One department and three research groups at the University of Bergen are awarded top grades in the evaluation.
With the pioneering Egalitarianism project, Professor Bruce Kapferer wanted to challenge conventions in anthropology and to redefine how inequality is viewed.
Postdoctoral Fellow Matan's research revolves around value-making, 'trustlessness' and egalitarianism in cryptocurrency sociality. Read more about his project here.
Postdoctoral fellow Anna Szolucha's research explores the intersections of energy and society, especially the role of unconventional natural resources and renewable energy. Read more about her project here.
Members of the Egalitarianism Project gathered at the Barony of Rosendal in Hardanger, 21.-24. August.
Dr. Julia Sauma's research contributes to building an empirical and engaged anthropological study of socialities formed in the shadow of oppressive, racist political and relational structures, on the relational theories that inform such collectivities, and their potential impact on dominant conceptions of nationhood and personhood in Latin America.
Professor Bjørn Enge Bertelsen's research revolves around how political, social and cultural orders are expressed in changing cities. Read more about his project here.
Postdoctoral Fellow Alessandro Zagato's research revolves around state evolution and egalitarian movements in Mexico. Read more about his project here.
Doctor Marina Gold's project revolves around the relationship between human rights discourse and the role of NGOs in the articulation of the refugee crisis in Europe. Read more about her research project here.
PhD Candidate Tareq Hasan's research revolves around changes in work and labour patterns in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Read more about his project here.
Professor Knut Rio's contribution to the Egalitarianism project concerns the question of wealth. Read more about his research project here.
PhD Candidate Axel has conducted transnational, multi-sited fieldwork among Kurdish people for a total of 21 months. Read more about his research project here.
PhD Candidate Mari's research revolves around intentional communities in the US. Read more about her project here.
PhD Candidate Maria Dyveke Styve's research revolves around the finance sector in London and the mining sector in South Africa. Read more about her project here.