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