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Eli Melby

PhD Candidate
  • E-maileli.melby@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 24 61
  • Visitor Address
    Rosenbergsgaten 39
    5015 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen

My main research interests are political participation and organizing, collective identity, and social movements as gendered institutions. My doctoral project deals with the role of gender in new class-based movements, with a case study of local organizing in the Yellow vest movement in France.  

“We are the Despicable Women": Gendered Reformulations of Leadership in the Gilets Jaunes Movement, paper presentation 24 June 2022, Mobilization's 25th Anniversary Conference, San Diego, CA

Multi-sited pitfalls in the ethnographic study of a radical right/left social movement, paper presentation 20 June 2022, NORA Conference, University of Oslo, Norway

SOS100A: Introduction to social movement studies

MET102: Qualitative research methods and analysis; Ethics

SOS202: Bachelor thesis in sociology

  • Show author(s) (2019). Flergifte. Kunnskapsstatus om polygami, migrasjon og kvinners situasjon. .
  • Show author(s) (2018). Sårbarhet og styrke. Barnevernets møte med minoritetsjenter utsatt for vold og sterk kontroll. 9. 9. .
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2018). Queer seminars: Identity Struggles: LGBT Activism in Morocco.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Education for Environmental Citizenship in Norway: A SWOT Analysis . 216-224.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Research consultant, ARENA Centre for European studies, University of Oslo, 2019-2020

University lecturer, Center for gender research, University of Oslo, 2019

Research assistant, Norwegian social research - NOVA, OsloMet, 2017-2019


Master's degree in sociology, Department of sociology, University of Oslo, 2017

Bachelor's degree in social sciences, Université Paris Descartes, 2014