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  • Social anthropology
  • Gender studies and feminist theory
  • Development
  • Food and risk
  • Youth and family studies
  • Oral history and biography
  • Eastern and East– Central Europe and post-communist transformation
Selected publications
  • Blystad, Astrid; Haukanes, Haldis; Zenebe, Mulumebet. 2014. Mediating development? Exchanges on gender policies and development practices in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Africa Today. 60: 25-45. doi: 10.1353/at.2014.0016
  • Haukanes, Haldis; Trnka, Susanna. 2013. Memory, imagination, and belonging across generations:Perspectives from postsocialist Europe and beyond. Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology. 66: 1-13.
  • Haukanes, Haldis. 2013. Precarious Lives. Narratives of hope, loss and "normality" across two generations of Czechs. Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology. 66: 47-57. doi: 10.3167/fcl.2013.660105
  • Heggli, Gry; Haukanes, Haldis; Tjomsland, Marit. 2013. Fearing the future? Young people envisioning their working lives in the Czech Republic, Norway and Tunisia. Journal of Youth Studies. 16: 916-931. doi: 10.1080/13676261.2013.766682
  • Østebø, Marit Tolo; Haukanes, Haldis; Blystad, Astrid. 2013. Strong state policies on gender and aid: threats and opportunities for Norwegian faith-based organisations. Forum for Development Studies. 40: 193-216. doi: 10.1080/08039410.2012.752761
  • Haukanes, Haldis. 2007. Sharing food, sharing taste? Consumption practices, gender relations and individuality in Czech families. Anthropology of food. S3.
  • Haukanes, Haldis. 2007. Katja's canteen: Gendered intersections of the public and the private in the South Bohemian countryside. Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology. 50: 19-34.
  • Thelen, Tatjana; Haukanes, Haldis. 2010. Parenting after the century of the child. Travelling ideals, institutional negotiations and individual responses. Ashgate. 231 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4094-0111-7.
Academic article
  • 2020. The emotional journey of motherhood in migration. The case of Southern European mothers in Norway. Migration Studies.
  • 2020. Silent politics and unknown numbers: Rural health bureaucrats and Zambian abortion policy. Social Science and Medicine.
  • 2020. Self-legitimation and sense-making of Southern European parents' migration to Norway: The role of family aspirations. Population, Space and Place.
  • 2019. ‘An uneasy compromise’: strategies and dilemmas in realizing a permissive abortion law in Ethiopia. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • 2019. Why teach sexuality education in school? Teacher discretion in implementing comprehensive sexuality education in rural Zambia. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-10.
  • 2019. When abortion is not within reach. Ethiopian university students struggling with unintended pregnancies. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-13.
  • 2019. The access paradox: abortion law, policy and practice in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • 2019. Shaping the abortion policy – competing discourses on the Zambian termination of pregnancy act. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-11.
  • 2019. Organizing for Empowerment: Exploring the Impact of Unionization on Domestic Workers in India . Studies in comparative international development. 21 pages.
  • 2019. Health, life and rights: a discourse analysis of a hybrid abortion regime in Tanzania. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • 2017. Futures full of hope, futures of despair. Contrasting temporalities in the life narratives of young Czechs. Slovak Ethnology. 120-134.
  • 2017. From benevolent maternalism to the market logic: exploring discursive boundary making in domestic work relations in India. Critical Asian studies (Print). 481-500.
  • 2016. Shifting meanings of gender equality in Development: Perspectives from Norway and Ethiopia. Progress in Development Studies. 39-51.
  • 2016. Maid in India: negotiating and contesting the boundaries of domestic work. Forum for Development Studies. 415-436.
  • 2016. Care and career in the life scripts of young people - gendered cases from the Czech Republic and Norway. NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research. 165-180.
  • 2014. Mediating development? Exchanges on gender policies and development practices in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Africa Today. 25-45.
  • 2014. Freedom and pressure in self-disclosure. Social Theory & Health. 105-123.
  • 2013. Symbols and meanings in breast cancer awareness campaigns. NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research. 140-155.
  • 2013. Strong state policies on gender and aid: threats and opportunities for Norwegian faith-based organisations. Forum for Development Studies. 193-216.
  • 2013. Precarious Lives. Narratives of hope, loss and "normality" across two generations of Czechs. Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology. 47-57.
  • 2013. Memory, imagination, and belonging across generations:Perspectives from postsocialist Europe and beyond. Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology. 1-13.
  • 2013. Fearing the future? Young people envisioning their working lives in the Czech Republic, Norway and Tunisia. Journal of Youth Studies. 916-931.
  • 2013. Belonging, mobility and the future: representations of space in the life narratives of young rural czechs. Young - Nordic Journal of Youth Research. 193-210.
  • 2009. Når det intime blir offentlig. Kvinners erfaringer med åpenhet om brystkreft. Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning. 2-17.
  • 2009. Når det intime blir offentlig. Kvinners erfaringer med åpenhet om brystkreft. Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning. 17.
  • 2007. Sharing food, sharing taste? Consumption practices, gender relations and individuality in Czech families. Anthropology of food.
  • 2007. Katja's canteen: Gendered intersections of the public and the private in the South Bohemian countryside. Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology. 19-34.
  • 2007. Det siste måltidet. Mat og ekteskap i sjølvbiografiske forteljingar. Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift. 137-147.
  • 2005. Telling Lives. Autobiography and History after Socialism. Anthropology of East Europe Review.
  • 2004. Rituál a kazdodenné spotrebitelské praktiky na ceskom a polskom vidieku: pochopenie modernity prostrednícvom zmien v stravovacích návykoch. Slovak Ethnology. 103-121.
  • 2004. Ritual and Everyday Consumption Practices in the Czech and Polish Countryside. Conceiving Modernity through Changing Food Regimes. Anthropological Journal on European Cultures. 103-129.
  • 2003. Ritual and everyday consumption Practices in the Czech and Polish countryside. Conceiving modernity through changing food regimes. Bulletin for Biblical Research.
  • 2003. Ambivalent traditions. Transforming gender symbols and food practices in the Czech Republic. Anthropology of East Europe Review.
  • 2001. Anthropological Debates on Gender and the Post-Communist Transformation. NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research. 5-20.
  • 1997. Postkommunismen antropologi - fins den? Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift. 267-272.
  • 1994. Kvar går tsjekkisk landbruk ? Jordvett : månedsavis for økologisk landbruk.
  • 1992. Nvekolik dojmu norské studentky socialní antropologie ze vzivota vceské vesnice. Sociologické aktuality.
Report
  • 1997. Anthropology of East Central Europe. A critical analysis. .
Lecture
  • 2018. Mother Blame in Migration: The Experiences of Southern European Mothers in Norway.
  • 2017. Global-national-local dynamics in studies of gender, health and the body. Examples of research collaboration between anthropologists on the margins.
  • 2015. North South Partnerships in Higher Education.
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2016. Looking into the future. Visions, plans and worries among Young People in Žamberk and its surroundings.
  • 2016. Looking into the future. Plans, visions and worries among Young People from Žamberk and its surroundings.
  • 2012. Barn og foreldreskap i eit krysskulturelt perspektiv.
  • 2005. Gender and Development as a Study Programme and a Political Field.
  • 1995. Rhetoric of success and failure; the case of the Czech countryside.
  • 1994. Om utviklinga i Lipina, ein tsjekkisk landsby, etter 1989,.
Academic lecture
  • 2020. Gender,labour and care. A three generational perspective from the Czech Republic.
  • 2019. UNWANTED PREGNANCY: DYNAMICS OF GENDER AND POWER University girls’ experiences, Ethiopia, .
  • 2019. Ethiopian University Students Struggling with Unintended Pregnancies .
  • 2018. “We don’t talk about contraceptives”. Students' exposure to and engagement with sexual and reproductive health information at three Universities in Ethiopia.
  • 2018. The Access Paradox in Safe Abortion Care. The cases of Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia .
  • 2017. Ethiopian university students negotiating discourses of sexuality, fertility control and abortion: Preliminary findings.
  • 2016. Socialism forgotten? Searching for the future's past among young Czechs.
  • 2016. Competing temporalities. Exploring social change through the past- present- future nexus.
  • 2015. Towards an engaged anthropology of/ for the future?
  • 2015. Deconstructing "Gender" in Gender and Development.
  • 2015. Care and career in the life scripts of young people – cases from the Czech Republic and Norway.
  • 2014. Care and career among in the life scripts of young people – cases from the Czech Republic and Norway.
  • 2013. Young Czechs' visions of the future.
  • 2013. The politics of Translation: Gender Equality, aid and development in Norway and Ethiopia.
  • 2013. Precarious lives? Narratives of hope, loss and normality accross two generations of Czechs.
  • 2013. Mediators of development? Experiences with gender and aid among gender experts in Ethiopia.
  • 2013. Measuring Poverty and Gender Disparity. Comments to preliminary Report.
  • 2013. Livsløp, arbeid of framtid i krisenes tidsalder.
  • 2013. Fearing the future? Young people envisioning their future lives in the Czech Republic, Norway and Tunisia.
  • 2013. Critical Explorations of Aid Policies on Gender Equality and Women's Rights: Cases from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Norway.
  • 2012. The Politics of Translation: Gender Equality, Aid and Development in Norway and Ethiopia.
  • 2011. Precarious lives? Narratives of hope, loss and “normality” among different generations of Czechs.
  • 2011. Beyond Culture? Commitment and Structural Critique among Gender experts in Ethiopia.
  • 2010. Precarious lives?Narratives of hope, loss and “normality” among different generations of Czechs.
  • 2009. The beauty of quietness. Powerful notions of the periphery among young rural Czechs.
  • 2008. Should I stay or should I go? Mobility and Stability as contrasting values in your peoples lives.
  • 2008. Growing up global? Imagined futures of Czech and Tunisian teenagers.
  • 2008. Growing up Global? Young Czechs' and Tunisians' perceptions of family.
  • 2008. Growing up Global? Young Czechs' and Tunisians' perceptions of family.
  • 2008. Engaged Anthropology. Or: what can social anthropology do for Health Promotion.
  • 2006. Kjønna forteljingar og fortolkingar. Om kjønn som umiddelbar og som abstrakt kategori.
  • 2006. Katja’s canteen. Gendered intersections of the public and the private in the South Bohemian countryside.
  • 2006. Globalisation, child vulnerability and ideas of proper parenthood: two cases from the Norwegian media scene.
  • 2006. Globalisation, child vulnerability and ideas of proper parenthood: Two cases from the Norwegain media scene.
  • 2006. Food, death and gender. The narration of lives and marriages in rural Czech Republic.
  • 2006. Det siste måltidet: Mat og ekteskap i sjølvbiografiske forteljingar.
  • 2005. The last meal. The transformative power of food in accounts from the past.
  • 2005. The last meal. The transformative power of food in accounts from the past.
  • 2005. Statens kjønn.
  • 2004. Øst-Europa før og etter kommunismens fall.
  • 2004. Sharing food, sharing taste? Consumption practices, gender relations and individuality in Czech families.
  • 2004. Risiko og nytelse i kugalskapens tid.
  • 1996. Dealing with unreliable pasts. History and memory in the Czech lands.
Editorial
  • 2004. Redaksjonelt. Kvinneforskning.
  • 2003. Redaksjonelt. Kvinneforskning.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2020. Reproductive health and the politics of abortion. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-4.
Book review
  • 2017. Cervinkova, Hana, Michal Buchowski and Zdeněk Uherek (eds.) 2015. Rethinking ethnography in Central Europe. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 267 pp. Social Anthropology. 103-104.
  • 2011. Elisabeth Lorange Fürst. Hva skal vi med med frihet? Fortellinger fra Moldova før, under og etter Sovjetunionen. Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift. 61-62.
  • 2010. Book review of Johnson, Janet Elise. Gender Violence in Russia: The Politics of Feminist Intervention. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. Russian Review. 545-546.
  • 2007. Men in contemporary Russia: The fallen heroes of post-Soviet change? Russian Review. 171-172.
  • 2007. David Torsello: Trust, Property and Social Change in a Southern Slovakian Village. Sociologický casopis. 227-229.
  • 2002. Bokomtale av Trond Berge: Reaksjoner på industriforurensing og industrinedleggelse i byen Copsa Mica, Romania”. Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift.
  • 2001. Ord og deira sosiale liv. Bokomtale av Astrid Grytting "Eit ordenteleg ekteskap. Nytt om Kvinneforskning. 72-76.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • 2010. Parenting after the century of the child. Travelling ideals, institutional negotiations and individual responses. Ashgate.
  • 2005. Generations, Kinship and Care. Gendered Provisions of Social Security in Central Eastern Europe. Senter for kvinne- og kjønnsforskning.
  • 2004. Memory, Politics and Religion. The past meets the present in contemporary Europe. Lit Verlag.
  • 2001. Women after Communism. Ideal Images and Real Lives. Senter for kvinne- og kjønnsforskning, UiB.
Academic monograph
  • 2004. Velké dramata, bezné zivoty. Postkomunistické zkusenosti na ceském venkove.
Thesis at a second degree level
  • 1992. Lipina - bilete frå ein tsjekkisk landsby i ei omveltningstid.
Popular scientific article
  • 2007. Šitbořice očima návštěvnice. Štengaráček.
  • 2005. Mat og risiko i Kugalskapens tid. Et blikk på Tsjekkia i det nye Europa. Jordens Folk. 26-31.
  • 2001. Antropologi før og etter kommunismens fall - regionale tema og faglege utfordringar. KulaKula. 4-7.
  • 1994. Zábia#vcka - griseslakt med tradisjonar. Jordvett : månedsavis for økologisk landbruk.
  • 1993. Managing ones` lives in a turbulent world - some experiences from a Czech village. Bulletin for Biblical Research.
Feature article
  • 2017. The paradox of access - abortion law, policy and misoprostol. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1-6.
  • 2009. Pessimisme og håp i Sentral-Europa. Tsjekkia 20 år etter kommunismen fall. Dag og Tid.
  • 2002. Den vanskelege maten. UiB-magasinet : nytt fra Universitetet i Bergen.
  • 1997. National myths reproduced or subverted? H-Net Reviews.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2018. Unequal Interdependencies. Exploring Power and Agency in Domestic Work Relations in Contemporary India.
  • 1999. Grand dramas - ordinary lives : state, locality and person in post-communist Czech society.
Interview
  • 2007. Matglede viktigare enn risiko.
  • 2007. Intervju om eiga forsking om mat og risiko i Tsjekkia.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2010. Parenthood and childhood: debates within the social sciences. 22 pages.
  • 2010. Growing up nuclear? Young Czechs' and Tunisians' vision of family, parenting and gender roles. 21 pages.
  • 2006. Telling Lives. Autobiography and History after Socialism. 17 pages.
  • 2005. Introduction. 21 pages.
  • 2004. The Power of Genre. Local history-writing in communist Czechoslovakia. 17 pages.
  • 2004. Introduction. 29 pages.
  • 2004. Enjoyment and choise in an age of risk. The case of BSE in the Czech Republic. 20 pages.
  • 2001. Women as Nurturers. Food, Risk and Ideals of care in the Czech Republic.
  • 2001. Introduction. 9 pages.
Poster
  • 2011. Gender equality in Norwegian Development Aid. Norwegian Gender Equality Models and Experiences and their Applicability for Low-income Countries.
  • 2010. Gender in Poverty Reduction. Critical Explorations of Norwegian Aid Policy on Gender Equality and Women's rights.
Introduction
  • 2010. Parenting after the century of the child : introduction. 1-10.
Chapter
  • 2019. Les différents sens de l'égalité de genre dans le développement : le cas de la Norvège et de l'Éthiopie. 245-264. In:
    • 2019. Savoirs féministes au Sud. Expertes en genre et tournant décolonial. L'Harmattan.

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  • Doctoral degree in Social Anthropology
  • Professor at the International MPhil programme in Global Development Theory and Practice

 

Current and recent research projects

2007- 2012 NUFU project: Gender, generation and social mobilisation: Challenges of reproductive health and rights among vulnerable groups in Ethiopia, Sudan and Tanzania, headed by Astrid Blystad, UiB

2007- 2013 Project leader of the research project Growing up Global? A comparative study of belonging, gendered identities and imagined futures in The Czech Republic, Norway and Tunisia. (With Marit Tjomsland and Gry Heggli)

2009-2013 Project leader of the research project Gender in poverty reduction. Critical Explorations of Norwegian Aid Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Rights. (Financed by NFR, Poverty and Peace, start-up date 01.07.2009)

2014- Youth and the future in times of crises; gendered life visions, work and vulnerabilities. (Follow-up study of the "Growing up Global"-project, carried out in the Czech Republic by Haldis Haukanes)

2016-2019: Competing moralities impacting girls’ and women’s rights: The case of safe abortion in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia (NFR-NORGLOBAL-project, headed by Astrid Blystad, University of Bergen)

Research groups