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Robert Gary Minnich

Førsteamanuensis emeritus

Prof. Minnich has for several decades worked in the Austro-Italian-Slovene border areas on issues pertaining to language, identity politics, border problematics, ecology and farming, as well as state formation.

Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Some reflections over inter-disciplinary cooperation in the study of an inter-state region: the Austro-Italian-Slovene borderland. Acta Historica Universitatis Klaipedensis. 19-28.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Die Leute von Ugovizza: Kollektive Identitäten im alpinen Raum. Historische Anthropologie: Kultur, Gesellschaft, Alltag. 51-75.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Prospects for transnational civil society following the arrival of the European Union in a contested borderland. Anthropology of East Europe Review. 51-58.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Anthropology as text. Antropolognytt. 15-20.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. Civil Society and the Legacy of Ethnic Cleansing in the Southeastern Alps: Some Implications for Conflict Prevention. Anthropology of East Europe Review. 15-22.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1994. Citizenship and the politicization of ethnicity as aspects of state-making in marginal Southcentral European communities. Teorija in praksa. 267-283.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1993. Reflections on the violent death of multi-ethnic state: a Slovene perspective. Anthropology of East Europe Review. 89-99.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1990. At the interface of the germanic, romance and slavic worlds - folk culture as an idiom of collective self-images in the southeastern Alps. Studia Ethnologica. 163-179.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1989. Tradition in the face of modernization: cultural continuity and 'deagrarization' in the village of Ukve. Slovene studies. 97-108.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1988. Speaking Slovene - being Slovene: verbal codes and collective selfimages. Some correlations between Kanalska doline and Zilska dolina. Slovene studies. 125-147.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1987. The gift of "koline" and the articulation of identity in Slovene peasant society. Bulletin of the Slovene Ethnological Society./Glasnik slove nskega etnolo#vskega dru#vstva.. 171-179.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1982. The symbolic dimension of West Haloze peasant technology. Slovene studies. 21-28.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1982. Anthropological contributions to the study of law. Antropolognytt. 13-38.
Rapport
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Syllabus: SANT 120 "Anthropology of Scandinavia". .
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Syllabus: SANT 116 "Regional Ethnography: Europe / Norden". .
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. Syllabus: SAS 10 "Anthropology of Scandinavia". .
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1994. Metodologija antropološkega raziskovanja (a revised curriculum). .
Populærvitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Norway and Norwegians.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Leben im Nationalstaat - am Beispiel persönlicher Schicksale.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. An economy of ethnicity and the production of collective identity in Val Canale.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. Sivilt samfunn - private organisasjoner- konfliktløsning.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1996. Percepcija pripadnosti (perceptions of identity).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1994. Statsborgerskap, politisert etnisitet og dannelsen av moderne stater i den sørlige Sentral-Europa.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1994. Etnisk nasjonalisme mht. opprettelsen og forfall av den jugoslaviske stat.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. From pigs to pork, from ethnic frontier to European Union: reflections over identity formation among Slovene speakers encountered between 1974 and 2006.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Some Reflections over Interdisciplinary Cooperation in the Study of an Inter-state Region: The Austro-Italian-Slovene Borderland.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Collective identity formation and linguistic identities in the Austro-Italian-Slovene border region.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Collective Identity Formation and Linguistic Identities in the Three Border Region.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Organization and leadership of full-day graduate seminar with title: An Anthropology of Collective Idenitity Formation with Reference to Theories of Ethnicity, Citizenship, Civil Society and Cultural Ecology.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. On the Methodology of Studying Identity Formation in a Borderland: the Case of "Tromeje".
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Implementation of the Bologna Declaration on University Reform: Experience of the Dept. of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Rural Dimensions of Norwegian Modernity.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Rural Dimensions of Norwegian Identity.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Language Identity in a Borderland: the case of the Three Border Region (Austria, Italy, Slovenia).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Fokus på Balkan - en orientering.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. "Speaking Slovene – Being Slovene" reconsidered: Language and Identity with Reference to the Situation of Ugovizza Villagers in Val Canale, Italy.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Citizenship beyond the state: prospects for trans-ethnic civil society in the Three Border Region.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. To ben på tre steder - Et "multi-sited" antropologliv som analytisk redskap.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Methods in Anthropological Inquiry.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Language, Thought and Culture.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Language in the Making and Unmaking of an Alpine Borderland: From Mussolini and Hitler to the Iron Curtain and European Union.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. From "culture area" to collective identity: on the ecology of identity formation in the Three Border Region.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. At the grassroots of European integration: citizenship practices in the "Circum-Alpine" culture area.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. Prospects for transnational civil society after the arrival of the European Union in a contested borderland.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1996. The legacy of ethnic cleansing in the southeastern Alps: some implications for conflict prevention.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1995. The individual as author of collective identities: reconsidering identity formation within a multilingual borderland.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1995. Slovenes in Kanalska Dolina - Kanaltal - Val Canale.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1995. Citizens of Many States, Inhabitants of One Village : Civil Society along a Contested Frontier.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1994. Wie man in den Randlagen moderner Staaten zu Bürgern wird: Einige Überlegungen zur politischen Implikation der Ethnizität, wie sie von mehrsprachigen Dorfbewohnern im "Dreiländereck" erlebt wird.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1993. Regionalna identiteta in integracija iz vidika domačinov Posočja in Kanalske doline (Regional identity and integration from the perspective of indigenous villagers in the Soča and Canal Valleys).
Anmeldelse
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Regiono apibudinimas: Baltijos regiono tyrimai žvelgiant iš sociokultūrinės antropologijos ir tarpdisciplininiu tyrimu perspektyvos. Lietuvos Etnologija (Lithuanian ethnology). 247-248.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. anmeldelse av: Changing the Basis of Citizenship in the Modern State. Political Theory and the Politics of Identity. Hakan G. Sicakkan og Yngve G. Lithman (red) New York: Edward Mellon Press (2005). Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift. 307-308.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Review of: James Andersen, Liam O'Dowd and Thomas M. Wilseon, eds. Culture and Cooperation in Europe's Borderland: European Studies � An Interdisciplinary Series in European Culture, History and Politics. Vol. 19. Rodopi: Amsterdam and New York. 2003; 250 pp; 9042010851 (hbk). European History Quarterly. 337-341.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Review of: Sluga, Glenda. The Problem of Trieste and the Italo-Yugoslav Border: Difference, Identity and Sovereignty in Twentieth Century Europe. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 2001. Austrian History Yearbook. 310-311.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Pamela Ballinger (2003): History in Exile. Memory and Identity at the Borders of the Balkans. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press), pp. 1-328, illustrated, ISBN 0-691-086966, hardback. Journal of Modern Italian Studies. 242-244.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Review of: Leonard, Pamela and Deema Kaneff (eds.) Post-Socialist Peasant? Rural and Urban Constructions of Identity in Eastern Europe, East Asia and the former Soviet Union. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave, 2002. Slavic Review: Interdisciplinary Quarterly of Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies. 578-579.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Post-socialist peasant? Rural and urban constructions of identity in Eastern Europe, East Asia, and the former Soviet Union. Ed. Pamela Leonard and Deema Kaneff. New York: Palgrave, 2002. ix, 255 pp. Slavic Review: Interdisciplinary Quarterly of Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies. 578-579.
Vitenskapelig monografi
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1993. Socialni antropolog o slovencih - zbornik socialnoantropoloških besedil.
Fagbok
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1998. Homesteaders and Citizens: Collective identity formation on the Austro-Italian-Slovene frontier. Norse Publications.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1987. Aspects Of Polish Folk Culture: An Anthology of Contemporary Research from the Department of Slavic Ethnography, Cracow. Bergen Studies in Social Anthropology #38.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1987. Aspects Of Polish Folk Culture: An Anthology of Contemporary Research from the Department of Slavic Ethnography, Cracow. Dept. of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1979. The Homemade World Of Zagaj - An Interpretation of the 'Practical Life' among Traditional Peasant-Farmers in West Haloze, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. Dept. of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.
Kompendium
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1996. Partition and Integration of the Three Country Region.
Hovedfagsoppgave
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Innføring av parlamentarisme i Bergen- Politiske roller i endring i Bergen Bystyre.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. In the Borderland between Childhood and Adulthood:Social agency among Working and Street Children in the Dominican Republic.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Ikke la Ohridsjøen bli som Dojransjøen.Organisering, deltakelse og identitet i Ohridregionen, Makedonia.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Ingen kommer fra Lisboa. Identitetshåndtering, endring og sosial mobilitet i portugisisk middelklasse.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Å leke sammen. Samhandlingsmønstre blant barn i en flerkulturell skole.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. The pure life. Respectability and reputation in the world-making of Dominican Rastafarians.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Samliv med usedvanlige mennesker. En etnografisk beskrivelse av en Camphill-landsby for psykisk utviklingshemmede i Nordvest-Russland.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Rebels in the Mormon 'Heartland'. Identity management and boundary maintenance among youth in the context of Utah.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Deltakelse i fellesskap: Perspektiver på uttrykk for sivilt samfunn i Havanna, Cuba.
Mastergradsoppgave
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Transformed Oromo Lives. Understanding Secularization of Identity and the Role of Circumstances.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. St.Josef i verda - Verdi i St.Josef. Ein studentheim som fleirkulturell kommunikasjon.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. El Hombre Nuevo.Kontinuitet og endring i postutopiske refleksjoner over individ og stat blandt potensielle emigranter på Cuba.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Coping with Uncertainty.An Analysis of Disjunction between Young People and the State of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Bachata Life- social identity in the Dominican Republic through the lens of a musical tradition Bachata Life- social identity in the Dominican Republic through the lens of a musical tradition.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. A Piece of Our Puzzle is Missing.En studie av de savnede og deres pårørende på et delt Kypros.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Å leve livet flere steder. Identitet og deterritorialiserte liv blant bosniske flyktninger i Bergensregionen.
Kronikk
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. From Volksgruppe to Nation: The Politicization of Ethnic Difference in Bilingual Carinthia. A review of: Slowenisch oder deutsch? Nationale Differenzierungsprozesse in Kaernten (1848-1914), by Janko Pleterski. HABSBURG, an H-Net list.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1996. A participant's observations of the course: <I>metodologija antropološkega raziskovanja</I> (anthropological research methods). Anthropological Notebooks. 102-104.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1993. Peasant Russia: Family and Community in the Post Emancipation Period. Social Anthropology. 331-332.
Doktorgradsavhandling
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1993. Homesteaders and Citizens: An Ecology of Person and Self-realization Among Slovene Speaking Villagers on the Austro-Italian Frontier.
Vitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Citizenship beyond the state: on the formation of civil society in the Three-Border Region. 15 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Einige abschließende Bemerkungen aus antropologischer Sicht. 13 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Collective identity formation and linguistic identities in the Austro-Italian-Slovene border region. 15 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2006. Bürger eines Grenzlandes - individuelle Wege zur Selbstbestimmung. 39 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. From 'Culture Area' to Collective Identity: On the Ecology of Identity Formation in the Three Border Region. 19 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2000. Under the Linden Tree: A Slovenian Life on a Contested State Frontier. 21 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1997. Wie man an den Rändern moderner Staaten zu Bürgern wird. 45 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1993. Uvodna beseda avtorja (author's introduction). 27 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1987. Introduction. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1979. Styringsproblemer i jugoslavias migrasjonspolitikk (Problems in the implementation of Yugoslavia's migration policy). 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 1976. Jugoslavia - kort utredning om den jugoslaviske erfaring med bilaterale avtaler i forsøket på å regulere migrasjon over nasjonale grenser. (Yugoslavia- a short report om the Yugoslav experience with bilateral conventions which seek to regulate migration across national frontiers). 16 sider.
Poster
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Panel discussant - New Research by Young Scholars in Slovene Studies: the Kozolec, the EMU, Clitics.
Vitenskapelig oversiktsartikkel/review
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Serendipitous Encounters and Associations – Thirty-Two years with the SSS. Slovene studies. 211-216.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. An Introduction to Papers on "New Research on Slovenes of Carinthia". Slovene studies. 219-223.

Se fullstendig oversikt over publikasjoner i CRIStin.

2008. An Introduction to Papers on "New Research on Slovenes of Carinthia". Slovene studies, 30(2): 219-223.

2007. Citizenship beyond the state: on the formation of civil society in the Three-Border Region, in Warwick Armstrong and James Anderson (eds.) Geopolitics of European Union Enlargement. The fortress empire. London: Routledge, pp. 177-191.

2006. Collective identity formation and linguistic identities in the Austro-Italian-Slovene border region, in Dieter Stern and Christian Voss (red.) Marginal Linguistic Identities. Studies in Slavic Contact and Borderland Varieties. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, pp. 103-118.

2002. From ‘Culture Area' to Collective Identity: On the Ecology of Identity Formation in the Three Border Region, in Bojan Baakar and Irena Weber (eds.) MESS - Mediterranean Ethnological Summer School , Vol. 4 Piran/Pirano, Slovenia, 1999-2000. Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Dept. of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, pp. 115-133.

2000. Under the Linden Tree: A Slovenian Life on a Contested State Frontier, in Joel Martin Halpern and David A Kideckel (eds.) Neighbours at War: Anthropological Perspectives on Yugoslav Ethnicity, Culture and History. University Park, PA.: Pennsylvania State University Press, pp. 143-163.

1998. Homesteaders and Citizens: Collective identity formation on the Austro-Italian-Slovene frontier. Bergen Studies in Social Anthropology No. 52. Bergen: Norse Publications .

1994. Citizenship and the politicization of ethnicity as aspects of state-making in marginal South-central European communities. Teorija in Praksa, XXXI (3-4): 267-283.

1988. Speaking Slovene - being Slovene: verbal codes and collective self-images: some correlations between Kanalska dolina and Ziljska dolina. Slovene Studies, 10 (2): 125-147.

1979. The Homemade World of Zagaj: An Interpretation of the "Practical life" Among Traditional Peasant-Farmers in West Haloze - Slovenia, Yugoslavia. Bergen: Dept. of Social Anthropology (Occasional Papers #18).

 

 

Regional: Southcentral Europe, Slovenia (and countries of pre- 1991 Yugoslavia), Carinthia and Styria (Austria), Friuli-Venezia- Giulia (Italy), Poland.

Thematic: Identity formation in borderland society (ethnicity, nationalism, resistance movements, autobiography, narrative analysis); The political culture of marginal communities (social history, civil society, citizenship, state-making); Alpine and sub-pannonian peasant adaptations (indigenous technology, cultural ecology).