De-Naturalizing Difference: Challenging the production of global social inequality
This project explores the intersection between inequality and difference through a focus on processes of naturalizing in a changing world. A basic premise of this project is that ‘naturalization’ processes are related to new forms of globalized power dynamics, and that this presents new analytical challenges for anthropology.
The project revolves around three main themes:
1) New Configurations of Economy and Governance;
2) Technologies of Control;
3) Ontologizing Difference: De- and renaturalizing boundaries.
This collaborative project is hosted by the Department of Social Anthropology (Univ. of Bergen), with Department of Social Anthropology (Univ. of Oslo) and CMI as Institutional Partners.
The project (2013-16) is funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
CMI-researchers involved: Are John Knudsen, Siri Lange, Karin Ask, Kari Telle (coordinator).
Recapturing Refugee Camps: Hybrid Spaces of Humanitarianism
Maja Janmyr, Are John Knudsen
Camp, ghetto, zinco, slum: Lebanon’s transitional zones of emplacement
Are John Knudsen
UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Peacebuilding in Africa 20 years after its adoption
Aili Mari Tripp
Women Judges in Afghanistan: An Interview with Anisa Rasooli
Antonio De Lauri
Patriarchy, Politics and Women’s Activism in Post-Revolution Sudan
Identifying feasible and high-impact anti-corruption interventions: The case of Albania
Luca J. Uberti
The effect of a supply shock in the production of cocaine on violence: Evidence from Colombia and Venezuela
Literature Review: Democracy and Human Rights in contemporary Latin America (2015-2020) Trends, challenges, and prospects
Vegard Bye, Dr.philos, CMI Affiliated Researcher, Senior Partner Scanteam Peder Østebø, M.A., Graduate Research Fellow, NUPI
The non-oil tax reform in Angola: Escaping from petroleum dependency?
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Aslak Orre and Francisco Paulo
The Extractive Industries and Society
Blockchain technology to prevent corruption in Covid-19 response: how can it help overcome risks?
Armed governance: the case of the CIA-supported Afghan militias
Antonio De Lauri, Astri Suhrke
Small Wars and Insurgency
What does the independent assessment of the UK government’s approach to corruption, illicit financial flows, and international development tell us?