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Eilin Holtan Torgersen

PhD Candidate
  • E-mailEilin.Torgersen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 94 52+47 938 97 182
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckelsgt. 6
    Room 
    832
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN

see here for description of my PhD project 

see here for information on the ECOPAS project

PhD Candidate associated with the EU funded ECOPAS project

Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) 2018. Klimaets uttrykksformer - Språk, musikk og dans: Klimaendringer, antropologi og Stillehavet.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2016. En menneskelig tilpasning til lavaens konstante tilstedeværelse.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Vernacular seismology – Language, Knowledge and Understanding during a Volcanic Eruption.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Flesh-eating rivers - mythical creatures and boiling pots of Wailuku River.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Pele: Fire Goddess of Hawai’i Nei.
  • Show author(s) 2012. The Power of Dance: Hawaiian Alternative Ways of Expressing Belonging.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Hula: a Hawaiian Cultural Heritage Education.
Masters thesis
  • Show author(s) 2010. The Social Meanings of Hula - Hawaiian traditions and politicized identities in Hilo.
Interview
  • Show author(s) 2019. Protester på Hawaii.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Kilaueas utbrudd, mai 2018.
  • Show author(s) 2018. KORLEIS LEVE VED FOTEN AV VERDAS MEST AKTIVE VULKAN.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Intervju om Kilaueas utbrudd, mai 2018.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2018. Waters of Destruction: Mythical Creatures, Boiling Pots and Tourist Encounters at Wailuku River in Hilo, Hawai ‘i. 21 pages.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2017. Lavaland: Human adaptive strategies, cosmologies and everyday life under Kilauea Volcano.
Brochure
  • Show author(s) 2013. ECOPAS: European Consortium for Pacific Studies. Restoring the Human to Climate Change.
Website (informational material)
  • Show author(s) 2015. ECOPAS Newsletter no 4.
  • Show author(s) 2015. ECOPAS Newsletter no 3.
  • Show author(s) 2014. ECOPAS Newsletter no 2.
  • Show author(s) 2013. ECOPAS Newsletter no 1.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Region: Oceania, Polynesia, Hawai'i

Thematic: Landscape, traditions, cosmology, performativity, vernacular knowledge.

B.A. in Social Anthropology, University of Bergen (2008)

M.A. in Social Anthropology, University of Bergen (2010)

Pacific Alternatives: Cultural Heritage and Political Innovation in Oceania (2008-2010)

 

ECOPAS: European Consortium for Pacific Studies (2012-2015)

PhD project (2013-2016): Vernacular Seismology in the Pacific: Volatile Environments, Cosmologies and Local Knowledge in the Pacific Islands