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
The Customer is King: Evidence on VAT Compliance in Tanzania
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Cecilia Kagoma, Ephraim Mdee, Ingrid Hoem Sjursen, Vincent Somville
Manly merchants: commerce, mobility and masculinity among Afghan traders in Eurasia
Anthropology of the Middle East
Income Guarantees and Borrowing in Risky Environments: Evidence from India's Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
Clive Bell and Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay
Kinship, Caste, and Health: Illness and Treatment in Upland Orissa
Clive Bell and Susanne van Dillen
Journal of Development Studies
A critical look at civil society and peace building in Sudan (in arabic)
Bulletin of Sudanese Studies
Commentary: Enclosing Blue Commons, Generating Blue Growth? Comment on Fiona McCormack’s “Precarity, Indigeneity and the Market in Māori Fisheries"
The Political, Research, Programmatic, and Social Responses to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 25 Years Since the International Conference on Population and Development
Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, M.B.B.S., M.Sc. a,*, B. Jane Ferguson, M.S.W., M.S.C. b,
Journal of Adolescent Health
A Critique of the Humanitarian (B)order of Things
Antonio De Lauri
Journal of Identity and Migration Studies