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


Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2019). "Whose bodies count and how". Seminar at the panel "Bodies in Crisis - Urgency, Resistance and Creativity in Spaces of/for change." NORA Conference, Reykjavik. 22 May. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2019). "The sound of waiting". Seminar at "Social Acoustics: Sound, Hearing Movement, Performativity". Fakulty of Fine Art, Music and Design, UiB. 10 April. 

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2019). “Bordering through recalibration. Exploring the temporality of the German ‘Ausbildungsduldung’”. Seminar w/Sarah Sharma. Center for Advanced Studies. 11 January. 

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

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2019). “Waitinghood: Unpacking the temporalities of waiting and irregular migration”. Seminar w/Sarah Sharma. Center For Advanced Studies. 11 January. 

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

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


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 (Eds.), Ethnographies of Waiting: Doubt, Hope & Uncertainty. Bloomsbury Academic.

Drangsland, Kari Anne. (2018). "WAIT - I vente på en usikker fremtid". Migration Conference. UiB. 16 November.

Drangslang, Kari Anne. (2018). "Planleggingens Temporalitet". Seminar, Institute for Geography, UiB. 13 October. 

Drangslang, Kari Anne. (2018). "The Architecture of Waiting". Lecture, Bergen School of Architecture. 15 September. 

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

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

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

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2018). Conference, 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). '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, Organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Strategic Working Group of Leaders for Global Challenges at the University of Bergen and the University of Bergen's Brussels office.

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 4th-5th of May 2018, Bergen, Norway.

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

Jacobsen, Christine M. (2018). 'The Transformative Effects of Migration on Gender in Politics and Society' at The Transformative Consequences of International Migration symposium, organised by UiB Research Unit on International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER Bergen) in collaboration with Global Challenges. 9 Mar. 

Karlsen, M.A: "‘How long time is enough?’ Exploring irregular migration, time and belonging. Presentation, Il/legal time: Exploring the temporalities of irregular migration. Nordic Migration Research Conference, Norrköping 15-17. Aug. 

Karlsen, M. A. (2018) "The Limits of Egalitarianism: Irregular Migration and the Norwegian Welfare State", in S. Bendixsen, M.B. Bringslid, H. Vike(eds.) 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, 04. May 2018.

Khosravi, Shahram. (2018). "Walling, Unsettling, Stealing". Staying, Moving, Settling. Key Note at the European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) Conference, Stockholm. 14-17 August.

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

Khosravi, Shahram. (2018). "Deportees' Time" Keynote at 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.–8.6.2018.

Musso, Sandrine. (2018). "Illegal time: the measure of bone age and minor migrants in France". Staying, Moving, Settling.  European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) Conference, 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. European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) Conference, 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.