Astrid Anderson

Section Manager
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Phone +47-22857170
Fax +47-22844288
Room 3215
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Humanities and Social Sciences Library Georg Sverdrups hus Moltke Moes vei 39 0851 Oslo
Postal address Humanities and Social Sciences Library P.O.Box 1009 Blindern NO-0315 Oslo

Tasks performed



  • Dr. Polit. (PhD) in social anthropology, University of Oslo, 2003
  • Cand. Polit. (MA) in social anthropology (with folkloristics and history of religion), University of Oslo, 1996


  • 2015-  : Subject expert in social anthropology and research support coordinator at Humanities and Social Sciences Library, University of Oslo.
  • 2005-2015: Senior academic librarian and subject expert in social anthropology and religion at the University of Oslo Library
  • 2003-2005: Postdoctoral fellow at The Oceania Project, University Museum of Cultural History, Department of Linguistics, and the Kon-Tiki Museum
  • 1998-2003: Research fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo


  • 2015-2017: Chair of the Norwegian Anthropological Association
  • 2014-2015: In the editorial committee of the academic writing resource Søk & Skriv
  • 2012-: Subject expert for Papua New Guineas's etnography, geography and history in the encyclopaedia Store norske leksikon
  • 2011-: In the editorial committee of  Skrifter fra Universitetsbiblioteket i Oslo [University of Oslo Library Occasional papers]
  • 2001-2004: In the editorial board for Norsk Antropologisk tidsskrift [The Norwegian Anthropological Journal]

Areas of interest:

Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, social organization, kinship, adoption, landscape, symbolism, myths, gender, library

Tags: Library, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Social anthropology, EndNote
Published July 7, 2010 4:02 PM - Last modified Sep. 11, 2017 1:34 PM