Publications and dissemination

The WAIT reseachers present the project and case studies at various conferences and workshops both nationally and internationally. The list is continuously updated.

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner
Illustrasjonsfoto: Colourbox


Drangsland, Kari Anne (2020). Bordering through recalibration: Exploring the temporality of the German “Ausbildungsduldung." Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space 0(0) 1–18.

Drangsland, Kari Anne (2020). Waiting as a redemptive state: The ‘Lampedusa in Hamburg’ and the offer from the Hamburg government. Time & Society 2020, Vol. 29 (2) 318–339.

Drangsland, Kari Anne, Jacobsen, Christine M., Karlsen, Marry-Anne og Schultz, Jessica. How is the Covid-19 pandemic affecting migrants with precarious legal status? Blog post on the WAIT project website, 15.04.2020.

Drangsland, Kari Anne, Jacobsen, Christine M. og Karlsen, Marry-Anne. Waiting for uncertain futures in pandemic times. Blog post on the WAIT project website, 15.04.2020.

Jacobsen, Christine M. Participation in webinar about Covid-19: The Situation of Refugees and Migrants. Organized by Bergen Global CMI/UiB, 27.05.2020.

Jordheim, Helge. Podcast conversation in Norwegian on Pandemipodden: Hvordan påvirker egentlig koronapandemien vår oppfatning av tid? Samtale med Helge Jordheim. 2020.

Khosravi, Shahram. Visual essay: I Wish Grapes Would Ripen. 06.06.2020

Khosravi, Shahram & Yimer, Dagmawi. Film: Waiting. 17.04.2020.

Khosravi, Shahram. Video interview: Shahram Khosravi: Pandemic and Borders. 04.04.2020.

Lysaker, Odin (2020). Nowhere Home: The Waiting of Vulnerable Child Refugees, in Margareta Dancus, Maria Karlsson, and Mats Hyvönen (eds.) Vulnerability in Scandinavian Art and Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Vearey, Jo (2020). No time for xenophobia: an effective response to Covid-19 in South Africa is an inclusive one. Blog post on PROTECT project website, April 2020.

Walker, Rebecca & Oliveira, Elsa (2020). A Creative Storytelling Project with Women Migrants in Johannesburgh, South Africa. Studies in Social Justice. Volume 14, Issue 1, 188-209, 2020.


Lysaker, Odin (2019). Hopp i havet. Comment in Klassekampen October 19. 

Camminga, B. (2019). Transgender Refugees and the Imagined South Africa: Bodies over Borders and Borders over Bodies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Camminga, B., & Matebeni, Z. (Eds.). (2019). Beyond the Mountain: Queer life in Africa’s ‘Gay Capital’. Johannesburg: Unisa Press.

Camminga, B. (2019). Shifting in the City: Being and Longing in Cape Town. In Z. Matebeni & B. Camminga (Eds.), Beyond the Mountain: Queer Life in Africa’s ‘Gay Capital’ (pp. 60–70). Johannesburg: Unisa Press.

Camminga, B. (2019). Transgender Refugees: A scoping exercise and future intervention planning. New York: Wellspring (REPORT)

Camminga, B. (2019). (Convener) “Crossing boundaries, crossing borders:  subversion, disruption and LGBTQ migration on the African continent”. 8th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) (2019)

Camminga, B. (2019). “What’s private about private parts? Archives, opacity, tabloids and transgender lives on and off the African continent”, The Archives, Libraries, Museums and Special Collections (ALMS) Conference (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, June 2019)

Camminga, B. (2019). To Exist is to Resist: The Survival Migration of Transgender Zimbabweans”, 8th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) (University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, May 2019)

Camminga, B. (2019). Digital borders, diasporic flows and the Nigerian transgender beauty queen who would not be denied”, NORA: Border regimes, territorial discourses & feminist politics (University of Iceland, Reykjavik, May 2019)

De Genova. (2019) “Detention, Deportation, and Waiting: Toward a Theory of Migrant Detainability”. Gender and výzkum / Gender and Research Volume 20, Number 1 (Prague, Czech Republic)

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2019). "Whose bodies count and how". Seminarinnlegg ved panelet "Bodies in Crisis - Urgency, Resistance and Creativity in Spaces of/for change." NORA konferansen, Reykjavik. 22 mai. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2019). "The sound of waiting". Seminarinnlegg ved "Social Acoustics: Sound, Hearing Movement, Performativity". Fakultet for kunst, musikk og design, UiB. 10 april. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2019). "Bordering through recalibration. Exploring the temporality of the German 'Ausbildungsduldung'". Seminar v/Sarah Sharma. Center for Advanced Studies. 11 januar. 

Drangsland, KAK. Seminar, Tid og temporalitet i planleggingen. Masterseminar, Institutt for geografi, Universitetet i Bergen. 30 oktober. 2019

Gressgård, Randi. (2019). "Politisk korrekthet, identitetspolitikk og ytringsfrihet". Tidsskrift for Samfunnssforskning. Vol. 60(1). 

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2019). “On Feminist Critique and How the Ontological Turn is Queering Anthropology” (m. Annelin Eriksen), i Paul Boyce, EJ Gonzalez-Polledo and Silvia Posocco – (red.) Queering Knowledge: Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern. Routledge: London and New York.

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2019). "Waitinghood: Unpacking the temporalities of waiting and irregular migration". Seminar v/Sarah Sharma. Center For Advanced Studies. 11 januar. 

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2019). Paper entitled ‘'Waitinghood and acceleration: the uneven temporalities of un/documented lives in Marseille', presented at the WAIT mid-way conference, Norwegian University Centre in Athens, February 7-8 2019

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2019). Participation in Round table "Creativity, Resistance, and Change in Times of Crises: Who is the Subject Speaking?", with Marry-Anne Karlsen, Randi Gressgård, Miriam Ticktin and Margit Ystanes. NORA conference, Reykjavik. 24 May.

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2019). Introduction to the session ‘Lives on Hold’ - Theorising Temporalities of Waiting among Migrants at Workshop on Time and Temporalities, Department of Sociology, UiB, May 28-29 2019

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2019). Introduction to Native/Immigrant/Refugee: Crossings and Divides, workshop co-organised by WAIT/SKOK at UiB and the University of Berkeley, funded by Peder Saether, August 28.-29.

Karlsen, Marry-Anne. (2019). "Creativity, Resistance, and Change in Times of Crises: Who is the Subject Speaking?". Rundebordsinnlegg m/ Christine Jacobsen, Randi Gressgård, Miriam Ticktin og Margit Ystanes. NORA konferansen, Reykjavik. 24 mai.

Karlsen, Marry-Anne. (2019) ‘Healthcare through the temporal lens of migration control’. Presentation at the seminar Borders and migration, organized by Institutt for helse og samfunn, Det medisinske fakultet, UiO, Litteraturhuset, Oslo, 22. August 2019

Khosravi, Shahram (2019) Lo Sone Confine (translation: 'Illegal' Traveler: an auto-ethnography of borders' into Italian), Elèuthera

Khosravi, Sharam (2019) What do we see if we look at the border from the other side?, Social Anthropology, 27(3)

Khosravi, Shahram (2019) Un anthropologue avec: approche autoethnographique Monde Commun, September 03.

Khosravi, Shahram (2019) Stolen time, Radical Philosophy, 2:(3) 

Khosravi, Shahram (2019) The demand to understand as a bordering practice (comment), American Ethnologist, 46(3). 

Khosravi, Sharam Keynote: Uppsala University, Writing with an accent. Keeping it Honest: Vulnerable Writing, 22-23 August 2019

Khosravi, Sharam, Criminalization of Solidarity , Maps of Solidarity, 30 August- 1 September 2019, Malmö

Musso, Sandrine  (2019). Séminaire Migrations et altérités « Espaces et frontières », « Anthropologies de la frontière », Maison de la recherche, Aix-en-Provence, Organisé par le collection Migrations et altérité, https://migalt.hypotheses.org/717, february 17.

Musso, Sandrine  (2019). L’anthropologie de la santé : éléments d’histoire et grandes questions contemporaines, Séminaire de recherche du laboratoire ADES (Anthropologie du vivant, Droit Ethique et Santé) Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille, March 12.

Schultz, Jessica. (2019). Presentation for Courts and Immigration Appeals Board members in Northern Europe, 'Ending International Protection' hosted by UNHCR Nordic Region, Stockholm.

Willen, Sarah S. (2019).  Fighting for Dignity: Migrant Lives at Israel’s Margins. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.


Bendixsen, Synnøve Kristine Nepstad & Eriksen, Thomas Hylland (2018). "Timeless time among irregular migrants: The slowness of waiting in an accelerated world", i Manpreet Janeja & Andrea Bandak (red.),  Ethnographies of Waiting: Doubt, Hope & Uncertainty. Bloomsbury Academic.

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2018). "WAIT - I vente på en usikker fremtid". Migrasjonskonferansen. UiB. 16 november. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2018). "Vente, vitne, våkne". Bidrag til kunstprosjekt, Trondheim, 11 november. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2018). "Planleggingens Temporalitet". Seminar ved Institutt for Geografi. 13 oktober. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2018). "The Architecture of Waiting". Forelesning ved Bergen Arkitekthøgskule. 15 september. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2018). "The distribution of futurity within the German border timescape". Nordisk migrasjonskonferanse, Norrköping. 15-17 august. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2018). "The temporalities of the Ausbildungsduldung". EASA konferanse, Stockholm. 14-17 august. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2018). "Your future starts right here – The temporalities of Ausbildungsduldung as a borderscape." Foredrag ved Universität Hamburg, Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 17 april.

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2018). “The Futures of Waitinghood”. Forelesning, Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani, University of Buenos Aires. 14 November. 

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2018). Konferanseinnlegg ved University of Edinburgh, 5-7 juni. The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation. Session 7: "Waiting between hope and violence", in Backdoor Broadcasting: Academic Podcasts. Access: https://backdoorbroadcasting.net/archive/audio/2018_06_07/2018_06_07_SLoT_Christine_Jacobsen_talk.mp3

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2018). "The In/egalitarian Dynamics of Gender Equality and Homotolerance in Contemporary Norway". i Bendixen, Synnøve, Bringslid, Mary-Bente og Vike, Halvar (Eds.), Egalitarianism in Scandinavia: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Palgrave.

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2018). 'Waiting for an Uncertain Future: The Temporalities of Irregular Migration and Asylum Policymaking', paper presentert ved konferansen Whither European asylum policy? A pendulum between universalisation and re-nationalisation, Organisert av Det Samfunnsvitenskapelige Fakultet ved UiB og Brussel kontoret, ved The Strategic Working Group of Leaders for Global Challenges.

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2018). Presentation of the research project WAIT- Waiting for an uncertain future: The temporalities of irregular migration at the Health Care for Undocumented Migrants, Nordic Seminar 4-5 mai. 

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2018). "The Transformative Effects of Migration on Gender in Politics and Society". The Transformative Consequences of International Migration symposium, regi av UiB Research Unit on International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER Bergen) i samarbeid med Global Challenges. 9 Mar. 

Karlsen, Marry-Anne. (2018). "‘How long time is enough?’ Exploring irregular migration, time and belonging". Presentasjon, Il/legal time: Exploring the temporalities of irregular migration. Nordic Migration Research Conference, Norrköping 15-17 august.

Karlsen, Marry-Anne. (2018). The Limits of Egalitarianism: Irregular Migration and the Norwegian Welfare State, i S,Bendixsen, M.B. Bringslid, H, Vike(red.) Egalitarianism in Scandinavia. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, pp. 223-243. Palgrave Macmillan. 

Karlsen, Marry-Anne. (2018). ‘How long time is enough?’ Exploring irregular migration, time and belonging. Work in Progress Seminar, African Centre for Migration and Society, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 4 Mai. 

Karlsen, Marry-Anne. (2018).«Helseforskriften - Praktiske og etiske dilemma for helsepersonell. Helsetjenester for papirløse migranter»; Innledning på seminar i regi av Kristelig Folkeparti, i samarbeid med Helsesenteret for papirløse migranter Oslo, Rådet for legeetikk i Den Norske Legeforening, Norsk Folkehjelp, Røde Kors, Antirasistisk senter og Kirkens Bymisjon. Litteraturhuset, Oslo, 11. november 2018

Karlsen, Marry-Anne. (2018). “Precarious inclusion as a strategy of government: Irregular migration and the Norwegian welfare state.” Invited talk at the Center for Race and Gender, University of California, Berkeley, 13 November 2018.

Karlsen, Marry-Anne. (2018). “Imagining Im/migrant Futures: Potentiality in Im/migration Studies” Roundtable discussion at American Anthropological Association, San Jose, 17 November 2018

Khosravi, Shahram. (2018). "Walling, Unsettling, Stealing". Staying, Moving, Settling. Key Note ved European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) konferansen, Stockholm. 14-17 august.

Khosravi, Shahram. (2018). "Stolen Time". i Red Pepper. Juni-Juli. (trykket utgave). 

Khosravi, Shahram. (2018). "Deportees' Time" Keynote ved Borders, Racisms, and Harms: A Symposium. School of Law, Birbeck, London, 2. May 2018.

Lysaker, Odin (2018). "Dignified Childhoods Put on Hold: A Waiting Guarantee for Vulnerable Unaccompanied Minors’ Prolonged Displacement". Paper presented at The Philosophy and Social Science Conference, Prague 16.–20. May 2018; Refugees and Minority Rights: Acceptable and Unacceptable Criteria for Accepting/Rejecting Refugees in a Non-ideal World, 14.–15.6.2018, University of Tromsø; the “Reason and Affect in Divided Societies: The Nordic Case” workshop, Uppsala University, 7-8 juni. 

Musso, Sandrine. (2018). "Illegal time: the measure of bone age and minor migrants in France". Staying, Moving, Settling. ved European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) konferansen, Stockholm. 14-17 august.

Musso, Sandrine. (2018). in collaboration with Carine Baxerres, Alice Desclaux, Cyril Farnarier, Juliette Sakoyan, Aline Sarradon-Eck and Francesca Sirna "Frontières, temporalités et matérialités au prisme de la santé." Seminar series at Centre Norbert Elias, EHESS Marseille. 

Walker, Rebecca. (2018). “Migrant mothers and the burden of care: Reflections from Johannesburg”. Family, Relationships and Societies. Vol 7(2). pp. 349-353.

Walker, Rebecca, & Galvin, Treasa. (2018). Labels, victims, and insecurity: an exploration of the lived realities of migrant women who sell sex in South Africa. Third World Thematics: A TWQ Journal, 1-16.

Willen, Sarah. (2018). "Conjugal Interruptions and Strewn Families: Reflections on the Temporal Disjunctures and Truncation of Illegalized Life". Staying, Moving, Settling. ved European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) konferansen, Stockholm. 14-17 august.


Aterianus-Owanga, Alice and Musso, Sandrine . Introduction. Anthropologie et migrations : mises en perspective. Lectures anthropologiques, dossier n. 3.2017http://lecturesanthropologiques.fr/lodel/lecturesanthropologiques/index.php?id=578

Jacobsen, Christine M. "Dieu vous le rendra: Caring for others and the self in the context of ‘migration crisis’ and ‘secular suspicion’", contribution at panel on Migration, suffering and care at the conference "Muslim care beyond the Self: Ethics of care among Muslims and their neighbors" at Moesgaard Museum, December 12, 2017.

Jacobsen, Christine M. "Reproductive futurities in the context of irregular migration", contribution at panel on Reproduction: politics, policies and temporalities, at the workshop "Rights, Reproduction and Care: Gender, intimacy and mobility in the context of hardening borders and new populist nationalisms" at the University of Bergen, December 8, 2017.

Jacobsen, Christine M. and Musso, Sandrine "Penser l’attente et les temporalités dans les migrations irrégulières : le projet Wait" Presentation at the seminar series "Frontières, temporalités, matérialités au prisme de la santé" at Centre Norbert Elias, Marseille, November 2017.

Karlsen, Marry-Anne «Hva haster og hva kan vente? Krisebetegnelsens betydning for og i asyl- og flyktningpolitikken.» Innledning, Arr – idéhistorisk tidsskrifts launch of new issue on the topic of "crisis" at the Literature House in Oslo, October 10, 2017.

Jacobsen, Christine M. “Waiting at the borders of Europe”, field report published on project webpage. September 5, 2017.

Lysaker, Odin "Med livet på vent - Venting, usikkerhet og verdighet for irregulære migranter", presentation at Utlendingsnemdas internal seminar regarding asylum (UNE), Oslo, May 30, 2017

Khosravi, Shahram "'Arazel Owbash' - Polluted and Polluting Masculine Bodies as Anti-Citizens in Iran", open seminar at Centre for Women's and Gender Research, University of Bergen, May 24, 2017.  Read more about the seminar here.

Jacobsen, Christine M. “Times of migration: the consequences of ‘waitinghood’ for migrants’ health and processes of integration”, presentation during the opening of Global Challenges, Univeristy of Bergen, May 15, 2017

Jacobsen, Christine M. «WAIT - I vente på en usikker fremtid: temporaliteter rundt irregulær migrasjon», presentation during a mini-seminar with the SAMKUL-programme, The Research Council of Norway. Bergen, May 8, 2017

Jacobsen, Christine M. "Migrasjonstider: om venting, usikkerhet og framtid i irregulær migrasjon", open presentation by invitation from Café Humaniora, Christie Café, University of Bergen. 27. April, 2017 

Musso, Sandrine. "Multiple Temporalities: epidemic, mobilizations, institutions and bodies", paper presented at Centre for Women's and Gender Research. University of Bergen, April 19, 2017. View the presentation here.

Jacobsen, Christine M. "Times of Migration: Un/documented lives in Europe", open lunch seminar at International Migration and Ethnic Relations Researh Unit Bergen (IMER Bergen). April 4, 2017

Drangsland, Kari Anne K. "WAIT - Das Warten auf eine unsichere Zukunf", presentation for the organisation Das Begegnungshaus - Arbeitskreis Asyl. In Walldorf, Germany. March 28, 2017.

Jacobsen, Christine M. "Times of Migration: Un/documented Lives in Marseille", open lecture at The Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS). University of Copenhagen. March 24, 2017.

Karlsen, Marry-Anne «Migranter på vent». Lecture during academic day, University of Bergen, January 2, 2017.

Lysaker, Odin. "Dignity on Hold - Migration, Time, and Human Rights", paper presented at Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK). University of Bergen. January 25, 2017. View the presentation here.


Jacobsen, Christine M. "Cross-discipline approaches to migration temporalities", paper presented at Transatlantic Forum, Big Challenges Human Solutions. October 24-25, 2016 The University of Chicago. View the presentation here (starts at 11:51 in the video).
Lysaker, Odin. "Ethics and Law - Hannah Arendt on the Right to Have Rights", paper presented in The Ethics Research Group. October 11, 2016. University of Agder.