Now showing items 11-20 of 22
The morality of mweki: Performing sexuality in the ‘Islands of Love’
Trobriand dance is a key cultural expression and a means of communicating subjectivity in a number of ways: it expresses aspects of kinship, gender, morality, and ideas about modernity and primitivity. In a region with a ...
Going to ‘Pentecost’: how to study Pentecostalism – in Melanesia, for example
In this article, I question regional context as primary context in anthropological analyses. I argue that the idea of historical continuity in a geographical locality/region might prevent us from understanding not only ...
Patronage, contextual flexibility and organisational innovation in Lebanese protected areas management
(Wolters Kluwer, 2014)
The Lebanese Shouf Biosphere Reserve (SBR) counts among the most successful Middle Eastern conservation projects today. This article describes the evolution and contemporary management of conservation in Shouf. Using SBR ...
Unilineal descent and the house – again: The Ngadha, eastern Indonesia
(Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, 2011)
‘Like Playing a Game Where You Don't Know the Rules’: Investing Meaning in Intercultural Cash Transactions Between Tourists and Trobriand Islanders
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-08-20)
When tourists visit cultural tourism destinations, the primary form of interaction between visitors and local residents is in the exchange of money for material objects and performances. While purchase of cultural commodities ...
Vold og Ære, hevn og forsoning. Om kulturell kontinuitet i et komparativt perspektiv
Denne artikkelen er en lett modifisert versjon av æresforelesningen jeg ga under Norsk antropologiforenings årskonferanse 2017. Den henvender seg til konferansens sentrale tema – kulturell kontinuitet – med utgangspunkt i ...
1968 and its other worlds: Global events and (anti-)state dynamics in France, Mozambique and Vanuatu
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
This article de-centres the moment, event and impact of 1968 and expands it temporally and spatially. Taking a longue durée approach charting a trajectory from the 1960s into the 1980s, we analyse statist and anti-statist ...
Differentiation of rights in the Norwegian welfare state: Hierarchies of belonging and humanitarian exceptionalism
(Cogitatio Press, 2018-08-30)
Controlling mobility and borders has become a central, defining feature of the state today. Using the Norwegian welfare state as a case study, I argue that the differentiation of rights depending on status categories is ...
Becoming 'Wild' at the Intersection of Knowledges : Coffee Rust Crisis in Costa Rica
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-08-18)
This article explores the relationship between visualism, practice and knowledge through the specific case of the 2012–2013 coffee rust-epidemic and its repercussions among small-scale coffee farmers in Turrialba, Costa ...
Mahishi's rage: Communitas and protest at Sabarimala, Kerala
In September 2018, the Supreme Court of India lifted the ban on females of menstrual age entering the sacred site to Lord Ayyappan at Sabarimala in the Indian state of Kerala. Violent protests, for and against, engulfed ...