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Ann Nilsen

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  • E-mailAnn.Nilsen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 91 55+47 480 96 652
  • Visitor Address
    Rosenbergsgt. 39
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    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen
  1. Life course and biographical research with special focus on transitions in the life course 
  2. Time and temporalities
  3. Gender, social class and intergenerational relations 
  4. Methods in context 
  • 2020. Notions of adulthood across generations, gender and social class . Sociological Review.
  • 2019. Young women’s thoughts about the future:comparing across cohorts and historical periods.
  • 2019. Synchrony of Intersecting Temporalities in Young People’s Housing Transitions: Intergenerational Cross-national Comparisons, in Housing, Theory and Society . Housing, Theory and Society.
  • 2019. Levels of intersecting temporalities in young men’s orientation to the future. A cross-national case comparison. Time & Society.
  • 2018. Understanding youth transitions in difficult times. 17 pages.
  • 2018. Transitions to Adulthood through Recession. Youth and Inequalitiy in a European Comparative Perspective. Routledge.
  • 2018. Transitions from school to work in Norway and Britain among three family generations of working-class men. 20 pages.
  • 2018. Conceptualising inequality in transitions to adulthood.
  • 2017. Youth and perceptions of adulthood in three generations.
  • 2017. Youth Transitions in Times of Inequality: 'private troubles' and 'public issues' in discussions of intergenerational solidarity and conflict.
  • 2017. Young people's thoughts about the future: methods and data from three different studies.
  • 2017. Biographical interviews in mixed methods research designs.
  • 2016. Tilpasninger mellom familie og lønnsarbeid i jobbyrker. 17 pages.
  • 2016. A collaborator par excellence: reflections upon Sue Lewis' contribution to cross-national research in the work-family field. Community, Work and Family. 171-180.
  • 2015. Young, free and independent? A discussion of the transition to adulthood and intergenerational relationships.
  • 2015. Transitions to adulthood: an intergenerational lens. 14 pages.
  • 2015. School to work transitions across three generations of working class men: A Norwegian-British comparison.
  • 2015. Den beste norsk-/skandinavisk- språklige artikkelen i 2014. Den beste ikke-/skandinavisk-språklige artikkelen i 2014. Sosiolognytt. 20-22.
  • 2015. Contextualising transitions to adulthood across three generations: methodological issues in cross-national comparisons.
  • 2014. Introduction: a life in methods. International Journal of Social Research Methodology: Theory and Practice. 93-103.
  • 2014. Cohort and generation: concepts in studies of social change from a life course perspective. Families, Relationships and Societies. 475-479.
  • 2014. An intergenerational approach to transitions to adulthood: The importance of history and biography. Sociological research online.
  • 2013. Introduction: Mills today. 5 pages.
  • 2013. Encounters with pragmatism. 3 pages.
  • 2013. Contextualising lives: the history-biography dynamic revisited. 17 pages.
  • 2013. C. Wright Mills and The Sociological Imagination. Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • 2013. Beste artikler i sosiologi 2012. Sosiolognytt. 33-33.
  • 2012. Work, life course, and gender : career and non-career jobs in context. European Societies. 113-134.
  • 2012. Transitions to parenthood: Introduction. 9 pages.
  • 2012. Transitions to parenthood in Europe. A comparative life course perspective. Policy Press.
  • 2012. Methodological approaches, practices and reflections. 15 pages.
  • 2012. Cross-national comparisons: the history-biography link. 19 pages.
  • 2012. Conclusion. 13 pages.
  • 2012. Comparing transitions to motherhood across contexts. 27 pages.
  • 2011. Comparative biographies in case-based cross-national research: methodological considerations. Sociology. 603-618.
  • 2010. The Use of Mixed Methods in Biographical Research. 21 pages.
  • 2009. Work, family and organisations in transition: setting the context. 16 pages.
  • 2009. Work, families and organisations in transitions. European perspectives. Policy Press.
  • 2009. Research design and methods: doing comparative cross-national research. 14 pages.
  • 2009. Parents and organisational change: a cross-sector comparison of two Norwegian organisations. 18 pages.
  • 2009. In conclusion. 10 pages.
  • 2009. Familie, jobb og karriere - noen dilemmaer for likestilling. 19 pages.
  • 2009. Comparing flexible working arrangements across organisational contexts. 12 pages.
  • 2008. From Questions of Methods to Epistemological Issues: The Case of Biographical Research. 14 pages.
  • 2007. Å gjøre jobben sin Mestring og profesjon blant politiansatte som jobber med uttransport.
  • 2007. Young People, Time Horizons and Planning: a Response to Anderson et al. Sociology. 153-160.
  • 2007. Thorstein Veblen. 5 pages.
  • 2007. Livet med industrigiganter Et studie av konstituering av miljøproblematikk i Øygarden på bakgrunn av planene om gasskraftverketablering.
  • 2007. Kjønn og kommunikasjon En sosiologisk analyse av talestiltilnærminger i kunnskapsformidling.
  • 2007. Individui e scelte : un esame critico di alcuni concetti dell'analisi sociologica contemporanea. Sociologia e Politiche Sociali. 77-95.
  • 2007. Gutter i mannsdominerte yrkesfag: valg av utdanning og arbeid.
  • 2007. Gutter i mannsdominerte yrkesfag: valg av utdanning og arbeid.
  • 2007. C.Wright Mills. 6 pages.
  • 2006. From fatherhood to fathering: Transmission and change among British fathers in four-generation families. Sociology. 335-353.
  • 2005. National Report on Biographical Interviews: Social Services. .
  • 2005. Life Course and Biographical Approaches in Sociology: a theoretical discussion.
  • 2005. Interview Study Consolidated Report. For the EU Framework 5 Study 'Gender, Parenthood and the Changing European Workplace'. .
  • 2005. Individualisation, choice and structure: a discussion of current trends in sociological analysis. Sociological Review. 412-429.
  • 2005. How Can a Life Course Approach Add to the Understanding of Social Change in Coastal Communities?
  • 2005. Gender and work-family boundaries in private and public sector organisations.
  • 2005. Comparative Research Using a Life Course Approach in a Cross-National Study: research design, case selection and interview methods.
  • 2005. Analytic Induction and Grounded Theory: Case Analysis with Theory in Mind.
  • 2004. Transitions Context Mapping: National contributions.
  • 2004. Transitions.
  • 2004. Nationalism and Military Mobilisation - the Israeli State and the Arab State System.
  • 2004. Literature Review: National Report on Norway. 27 pages.
  • 2004. Contexts of Intergenerational Relationships:a Comparative Study.
  • 2004. Case Study Report. .
  • 2004. Amerikansk pragmatisme og biografisk forskning i sosiologi.
  • 2003. Structure, Agency and Notions of Choice. 18 pages.
  • 2003. Sociological Interpretations and Life Course Perspectives.
  • 2003. Likestilling i arbeidslivet. En kommentar til Trond Petersen. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. 435-446.
  • 2003. Introduksjon til jubileumsnummer. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 3-5.
  • 2003. Biografisk forskning, livløpsperspektiv og sosiologisk teori.
  • 2002. Young People's Time Perspectives: from Youth to Adulthood. Sociology. 513-537.
  • 2002. American Pragmatism and Biographical Research.
  • 2002. Adulthood: Changing Concepts and Definitions. . In:
    • 2002. The Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia.
  • 2001. Young People's Perspectives on the Future. 22 pages.
  • 2001. Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition. Routledge.
  • 2001. Theorising the individual-structure dynamic. 19 pages.
  • 2001. Sosiologisk tidsskrift. Temanummer om natur og samfunn. Universitetsforlaget.
  • 2001. Questioning the Individualisation Thesis.
  • 2001. On Life Course Transitions: Pathways into Adulthood.
  • 2001. Jan Trost and Irene Levin: Särbo - Ett par - två hushåll. European Journal of Social Work. 2 pages.
  • 2001. Introduksjon. Journal of Sociology. 3-5.
  • 2001. Introduction. 11 pages.
  • 2001. Intervjuanalyse: En prosessuell tilnærming.
  • 2001. 'Most Choices involve Money': Different Pathways to Adulthood. 24 pages.
  • 2000. Recension av Jan Carle: Opinion og Aktion. Sociologisk forskning. 115-119.
  • 2000. Miljøspørsmål i kvinneperspektiv: Økofeminisme.
  • 2000. Freedom or Boredom? Young People's Thoughts about Adult Life.
  • 2000. Biography, Life History and Gender.
  • 1999. Young People's Images of the Future.
  • 1999. Where is the Future? Time and Space as Categories in Analyses of Young People's Images of the Future. Innovation. The European Journal of Social Sciences. 175-194.
  • 1999. Verdier, sosio-økonomiske variabler og forklaringskraft: et tilsvar til Ottar Hellevik. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 235-239.
  • 1999. On Adulthood and Life Course Changes in Late Modernity.
  • 1999. Middag blir tekst : om arbeidsdeling og husstellundervisningens utvikling i yrkesutdanningen. 14 pages.
  • 1998. The Future as a Notion and a Point of Reference in the Thoughts of YOung People.
  • 1998. Tallenes talende tavshed. Måleproblemer i surveyundersøkelser. Bokomtale. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift.
  • 1998. Jovens para sempre? Uma perspectiva da individualizacao centrada nos trajectos de vida. Sociologia Problemas e Praticas. 59-78.
  • 1998. Futures on Hold. Young Europeans talk about combining work and family. IOD Research Group.
  • 1997. Where is the Future ? Time and Space as Categories in the Analysis of Young People`s Thoughts about the Future.
  • 1997. Miljøsosiologi. Menneske - natur - samfunn. Pax forlag, Oslo.
  • 1997. Kvalitative forskningsintervjuer.
  • 1997. Great Expectations ? Exploring Men`s Biographies in Late Modernity. 25 pages.
  • 1997. Forever Young? A Life Course Approach to Individualisation.
  • 1997. Fem artikler i Sosiologisk Leksikon.
  • 1997. Bokanmeldelse av Levin, Irene og Jan Trost : Å forstå hverdagen. Fokus på familien.
  • 1997. Bokanmeldelse av Gullestad, Marianne : Everyday Philosophers. Acta Sociologica.
  • 1995. Sexual behaviour in Norwegian blood donors attending an STD-clinic. Nordisk Sexologi. 75-82.
  • 1995. Longitudinal study of cytomegalovirus antibodies in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 504-511.
  • 1995. Longitudinal study of cytomegalovirus antibodies in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 504-511.
  • 1995. Longitudinal study of cytomegalovirus antibodies in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 504-11.
  • 1995. Longitudinal study of cytomegalovirus antibodies in individuals infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 504-511.
  • 1995. Knowledge of HIV infection and the fear of mixing socially with HIV-infected and AIDS-sick patients. Scandinavian journal of social medicine. Supplementum. 242-250.
  • 1994. Sexual behaviour in heterosexual Norwegians travelling abroad. Travel Medicine International. 131-136.
  • 1994. HIV-seropositive rate and HIV test activities among STD clinic attendees in Bergen, Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 511-516.
  • 1994. HIV seropositive rate and HIV test activity among STD clinic attendees in Bergen, Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 511-516.
  • 1994. Genital herpes simplex infeksjon. Medlemsbladet-Faggruppe for sykepleiere i dermatologi. 4-5.
  • 1994. Casual sexual experience abroad in patients attending an STD clinic and at high risk for HIV infection. Genitourinary medicine. 12-14.
  • 1994. A longitudinal study of phagocyte function in HIV-infected patients. AIDS (London). 771-777.
  • 1994. A longitudinal study of phagocyte function in HIV infected patients. AIDS (London). 771-777.
  • 1993. Serum antibodies to viral pathogens and Toxoplasma gondii in HIV-infected individuals from westwern Norway. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 946-952.
  • 1993. Serum antibodies to viral pathogens and Toxoplasma gondii in HIV infected individuals from western Norway. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 946-952.
  • 1993. Results of two years of growth hormone treatment followed by combined growth hormone and oestradiol in Turner syndrome. Forskerforum. 7-17.
  • 1993. Diagnosis of infection with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 2 (HTL V-2) in Norwegian HIV infected individuals. Clinical and Diagnostic Virology. 143-152.
  • 1992. Women's ways of "careering" : a life course approach to the occupational careers of three cohorts of engineers and teachers.
  • 1992. Serum levels of vitamin D metabolites in isotretionin treated acne patients. Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 217-219.
  • 1992. Serum Levels of Vitamin D Metabolites in Isotretinion-treated Acne Patients. Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 217-219.
  • 1992. Papillomavirus Infection Among Abortian Applicants and Patients at a Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 149-153.
  • 1992. A double blind study of single dose azithromycin and doxycycline in the treatment of chlamydial urethritis in males. Genitourinary medicine. 325-327.
  • 1991. Behandling av chlamydiainfeksjoner. .

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Edited volumes and monographs

Nilsen, A., R. Edwards (eds) 2014. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. Special Issue: celebration of Julia Brannen’s Contribution to Research Methods,  Vol 17.(2)

Scott, J., A. Nilsen (eds) 2013. C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives. London: Edward Elgar

Nilsen, A., J. Brannen, S. Lewis (eds) 2012 Transitions to Parenthood in Europe Bristol: Policy Press (Paperback edition 2013)

Lewis, S., J. Brannen, A. Nilsen (eds) 2009 Work, Families and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Brannen, J., S. Lewis, A. Nilsen, J. Smithson (eds) 2002 Young People, Work and Family; Futures in Transition. London: Routledge 2002

Birkelund, G., A-K Broch-Due and A Nilsen (red) 1999. Ansvar og protest. Kjønn, klasse og utdanning i senmoderniteten. Et Festskrift for Hildur Ve. Universitetet i Bergen

Nilsen, A (red) 1997. Miljøsosiologi. Samfunn, miljø, natur (red) Oslo: PAX

Nilsen, A 1992. Women’s Ways of ‘Careering’: A Life Course Approach to the Occupational Careers of Three cohorts of Teachers and Engineers. Dr. Philos thesis, University of Bergen

Articles in refereed journals

Nilsen, A. 2014. Cohort, Age and Generation: concepts in studies of social change from a life course perspective, in Families, Relationships and Societies (in print)

Nilsen, A., J. Brannen. 2014. An Intergenerational Approach to Transitions to Adulthood: The importance of History and Biography, in Sociological Research Online, 19 (2)

Nilsen, A., R. Edwards R. 2014 Introduction: a life in methods. International Journal of Social Research Methodology Vol 17.(2) s. 93-103 

Nilsen A 2012 Work, life course and gender. Career and non-career jobs in context in European Societies 14(1) pp. 113-134

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2011 Comparative Biographies in Case-Based Cross-National   Research: Methodological Considerations in Sociology vol. 45, no 3, pp. 603-618

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2007 Individui e scelte: un esame critico di alcuni concetti dell'analisi sociologica contemporanea . Sociologia e politiche sociali 10(2):77-95

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2007 Young People, Time Horizons and Planning. A response to Anderson et al. in Sociology vol. 41, nr 1 pp. 153-160

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2006 From fatherhood to fathering: transmission and change among fathers in four-generation families in Sociology vol 40, no. 2 pp. 335-352

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2005 Individualisation, choice and structure: trends in current sociological analysis in Sociological Review vol 53, no. 3 pp. 412-428

Nilsen A and Raaum N 2003 Likestilling i arbeidslivet, in Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning no 3, pp. 435-446  

Brannen J and  Nilsen A 2002 Young People’s Time Perspectives: from Youth to Adulthood. in  Sociology vol 36, no 3  pp 513-537

Nilsen, A. 1999. Where is the Future? Time and Space as Categories in Analyses of Young People’s Images of the Future, i Innovation. The European Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 12, no. 2, pp 175-195

Nilsen, A 1998. Jovens Para Sempre? Uma Perspectiva da individualizacao centrada nos trajectos de vida in SOCIOLOGIA – problemas e praticas nr. 27, pp. 59-78

Nilsen, A. 1996. Stories of Life – Stories of Living: women’s narratives and feminist biography in NORA Nordic Journal of Women’s Studies nr. 1 pp. 16-31

Nilsen, A. 1994. Life Stories in Context. A Discussion of the Linguistic Turn in Contemporary sociological Life Story Research in Sosiologisk tidsskrift nr 2, pp. 139-153

 

Book chapters

Nilsen, A. 2013. Encounters with pragmatism, in Scott, J., A. Nilsen (eds) 2013. C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives. London: Edward Elgar

Nilsen, A. J. Brannen 2013. Contextualising lives: the history-biography dynamic revisited, in Scott, J., A. Nilsen (eds) 2013. C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives. London: Edward Elgar

Nilsen, A, J. Scott 2013. Introduction, in Scott, J., A. Nilsen (eds) 2013. C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives. London: Edward Elgar

Nilsen A, Brannen J and Lewis S 2012 Introduction, in Nilsen et al (eds)Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A 2012 Cross-national comparisons: the history-biography link in Nilsen et al (eds)Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2012 Methodological approaches, practices and reflections in Nilsen et al (eds)Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A, das Dores Guerrreiro M, Kovacheva S, Smithson J 2012 Comparing transitions to motherhood across contexts in Nilsen et al (eds) Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Lewis S, Nilsen A, Brannen J 2012 Discussion and conclusions in Nilsen et al (eds) Transitions to Parenthood in Europe: a comparative life course perspective Bristol: Policy

Nilsen A and Brannen J 2010 The Use of Mixed Methods in Biographical in A. Tashakkori, C. Teddlie (eds) Handbook of Mixed Methods Research in Social and Behavioural Research (2nd edition) London: Sage 

Lewis S, Brannen J and Nilsen A 2009 Work, families and organisations in transition: Setting the context in Lewis et al (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2009 Research design and methods: doing comparative cross-national research in Lewis et al (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A, Sümer S, and Granlund L 2009 Parents and organisational change: A cross-sector comparison of two Norwegian organisations in Lewis et al (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A, Lewis S and Brannen J 2009. Comparing flexible working arrangements across organisational contexts in  Lewis et al  (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Brannen J, Lewis S and Nilsen A 2009 In conclusion, in  Lewis et al (eds) Work, Family and Organisations in Transition: A European Perspective Bristol: Policy Press

Nilsen A and Skarsbø A M 2009 Familie, jobb, karriere – noen dilemmaer for likestilling, in Syltevik, L and K. Christensen (eds) Kvinners arbeid Oslo: Unipub 2009 

Nilsen A 2008 From questions of method to epistemological issues: the case of biographical research’ , in Alaasutari, P, et al (eds) Handbook of Social Research Methods London: Sage

Nilsen A  2007 ‘C.Wright Mills’ in J. Scott (ed) Fifty Key Sociologists. The Contemporary Theorists London: Routledge

Nilsen A 2007 ‘Thorstein Veblen’ in J. Scott (ed) Fifty Key Sociologists. The Formative Theorists London: Routledge 

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2004 Adulthood: changing definitions and concepts in Sloan Work and Family Encyclopaedia, Boston USA 2004

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2003 Structure, Agency and Notions of Choice, in A-K Kollind and A. Peterson (eds) Thoughts on Family, Gender, Generation and Class. Gothenburg

Brannen J, Lewis S and Nilsen A 2002 Introduction in Brannen et al (eds)Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition London: Routledge 2002

Nilsen A and Brannen J 2002 Theorising the individual-structure dynamic in Brannen et al (eds)  Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition

Brannen J and Nilsen A 2002 Young People's Perspectives on the Future in  Brannen et al (eds) Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition

Nilsen A, das Dores Guerreiro M and Brannen J 2002  ‘Most choices involve money': different pathways into adulthood in Brannen et al (eds) Young Europeans, Work and Family: Futures in Transition

Birkelund, G,, A-K. Broch-Due, A. Nilsen 1999. Introduksjon,  i Birkelund, G., A-K Broch-Due and A Nilsen (red) 1999. Ansvar og protest. Kjønn, klasse og utdanning i senmoderniteten. Et Festskrift for Hildur Ve. Universitetet i Bergen

Nilsen, A 1998. Representacões dos jovens acerca da idade adulta, i M. das Dores Guerreiro (ed). Trabalho, Família e Geracões. SIES/ISCTE. Lisboa

Nilsen, A. 1997. Introduksjon, in Nilsen, A. (ed) Miljøsosiologi. Natur-miljø-samfunn. Oslo: Pax

Nilsen, A. 1997. Great Expectations? Exploring Men’s Biographies in Late Modernity, in Grønmo S og B. Henrichsen (eds) Society, University and World Community: Festschrift for Ørjar Øyen, Oslo: Scandinavian University Press

Nilsen, A. 1995. Refleksjoner over kvinneforskning og kjønnsforskning, i Kjønn og samfunn i endring Norges Forskningsråd, Oslo

Nilsen, A. 1994. Life-Lines - A Methodological Approach, in G. Bjerèn and I. Elgqvist-Saltzman (eds): The Life-Line Approach to the Study of Social Change and Gender. Avebury:  Ashgate publishing

Nilsen, A. 1992. Using Life Histories in Sociology, in Iles T. (ed) All sides of the subject: Women and Biography, New York: Teachers College Press

 

Selected conference papers and miscellaneous (since 2000)

Nilsen, A. 2013. Age, Cohort and Generation: concepts in life course and biographical research. Open University, Milton Keynes UK

Nilsen, A. 2013. Kryssnasjonale komparasjoner av livsløp, kjønn og foreldreskap i Europa, at Christie Seminaret, University of Bergen, May 24

Nilsen, A. 2011. Arbeid, livsløp og kjønn. Innlegg på konferansen Kvinner og Arbeid – nye utviklingstrekk? Sosiologisk institutt UiB

Nilsen, A. 2008. Gender, parenthood and the new European workplace: gender neutral ‘family policies’ and gendered ‘equal opportunities policies’. Invited paper to Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv

Nilsen, A. 2008. Careers and Jobs: gendering parenthood in work-life integration. Invited paper to the conference ‘Easing the ‘rush-hour’of life. Berlin

Nilsen, A. 2007. Gir vi ungdommer riktig utdanning (Are young people offered the right types of education?) Invited paper with given title to the conference Norden Äldras (The aging Nordic countries) Helsinki Nov. 2007. Foreningen Norden

Nilsen, A. 2005. Comparative Research Using a Life Course Approach in a Cross-National Study: research design, case selection and interview methods. Invited paper at Workshop in Comparative Biographical Research, University of London/ESRC

Nilsen A., J. Brannen 2005. Interview Study. Consolidated Report For the EU framework 5 study ‘Gender, Parenthood and the Changing European Workplace (Transitions) (with J. Brannen) Manchester Metropolitan University, RIHSC

Nilsen A., T. Tvedt 2001. Introduksjon, i Sosiologisk tidsskrift nr. 1-2, 2001. Special issue on environmental sociology.

Nilsen, A 2001. Freedom or Boredom: Young People’s Thoughts about Adult Life, invited paper to Gender Equality Across Borders Conference Oslo: 2001

Nilsen, A. 2001. On Life Course Transitions. Pathways into Adulthood. Paper for ESA-Conference, Helsinki,

Nilsen, A. 2000. Biography, Life History and Gender. Invited paper to the conference Transformations of Traditions and New Departures in European Sociology, Paris