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La Habana - bak fasaden. Unge, urbane cubaneres opplevelse av dagens Cuba gjennom la lucha
(The University of Bergen, 2018)
Denne teksten tar for seg unge cubanere og hvordan de opplever og overlever i en gråsone av Cubas offisielle økonomi, de menneskene som selv definerer seg som los jineteros og hvordan los jineteros selv opplever Cuba og ...
Garden metaphysics: Myth and Ritual among the Awajun People of the Peruvian High Jungle
(The University of Bergen, 2019-09-21)
This master thesis explores the intricate ways in which the Awajun people of the Peruvian high jungle practice subsistence gardening. The Awajun garden comprises a dazzling display of flora heterogeneity, though the most ...
If The Waters Were To Shrug: Extractive Violence, Erasure and the Politics of Resisting in the Settler Colonial Present
(The University of Bergen, 2019-10-11)
From Marikana to London. The Anti-Blackness of Mining Finance
(The University of Bergen, 2019-06-14)
On the 16th of August 2012, thirty-four striking mineworkers were shot dead by police forces in Marikana in South Africa during a strike against Lonmin, a British mining company. The massacre was reminiscent of the days ...
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 ...
Liminality and the asylum process in Switzerland
The process of turning asylum seekers into refugees involves a complex management and bureaucratic machinery that often creates prolonged periods of uncertainty (social, legal and economic) as people are reclassified and ...
Death as Victory, Victory as Death : Violence, Martyrdom, and the Cosmology of Revolution in the Kurdish Freedom Movement
(The University of Bergen, 2019-12-05)
The central investigation of the thesis concerns the nature of revolution in the Kurdish freedom movement, i.e. the social movement affiliated with the guerilla organization, the PKK. The main argument forwarded is that ...