Astrid Anderson

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Visiting address Humanities and Social Sciences Library Georg Sverdrups hus Moltke Moes vei 39 0851 Oslo
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Tasks performed

Background

Education:

  • 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

Employment:

  • 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

Other:

  • 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

Publications

  • Anderson, Astrid (2017). Kunnskapens hus: et antropologisk perspektiv på universitetsbiblioteket som sted , I: Astrid Anderson; Cicilie Fagerlid; Håkon Larsen & Ingerid Straume (red.),  Det åpne bibliotek: Forskningsbibliotek i endring.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 9788202571863.  Kapittel 7.  s 147 - 169 Full text in Research Archive
  • Anderson, Astrid; Fagerlid, Cicilie; Larsen, Håkon & Straume, Ingerid (2017). Åpne forskningsbibliotek. Innledende betraktninger , I: Astrid Anderson; Cicilie Fagerlid; Håkon Larsen & Ingerid Straume (red.),  Det åpne bibliotek: Forskningsbibliotek i endring.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 9788202571863.  Kapittel 1.  s 11 - 21 Full text in Research Archive
  • Anderson, Astrid (2004). Adoption and Belonging in Wogeo, Papua New Guinea , In Fiona Bowie (ed.),  Cross-cultural approaches to adoption.  Routledge.  ISBN 0415303516.  Kapittel 8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Anderson, Astrid (2003). Landscapes of Sociality: Paths, Places and Belonging on Wogeo Island, Papua New Guinea, In Sidsel Roalkvam & Ingjerd Hoem (ed.),  Oceanic Socialities and Cultural Forms. Ethnographies of Experience.  Berghahn Books.  ISBN 1-57181-558-9.  4.  s 51 - 70 Full text in Research Archive
  • Anderson, Astrid (2001). Adopsjon og tilhørighet på Wogeo, Papua Ny-Guinea. Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0802-7285.  12(3), s 175- 188 Full text in Research Archive
  • Anderson, Astrid (1998). Sans av steder i Melanesia. Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0802-7285.  9(1), s 21- 33 Full text in Research Archive
  • Anderson, Astrid (1996). Human rights in developing countries: a selected bibliography of periodicals, yearbooks, and reference material covering the human rights situation in developing countries, In Kjetil Tronvoll (ed.),  Evaluation of the yearbook "Human rights in developing countries".  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo.  s 157 - 185
  • Anderson, Astrid (1995). Place and belonging in Wogeo, In  Hovedfagsstudentenes årbok 1995.  Institutt og Museum for Antropologi, Universitetet i Oslo.

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  • Anderson, Astrid & Fagerlid, Cicilie-Merethe (2016). Open libraries? A study of change, adaptation and legitimation in national and university libraries. Scandinavian Library Quarterly.  ISSN 2001-2268.  49(4), s 20- 21
  • Anderson, Astrid (2015). Papua Ny-Guinea . Store Norske Leksikon (Nettutgaven).
  • Anderson, Astrid (2015). Papua Ny-Guineas befolkning . Store Norske Leksikon (Nettutgaven).
  • Anderson, Astrid & Filseth, Gunnar (2015). Papua Ny-Guineas historie . Store Norske Leksikon (Nettutgaven).
  • Anderson, Astrid & Schneider, Arnd (2013). Bak lerretet: antropologer jobber med film .
  • Anderson, Astrid (2004). Sosial forankring på Papua Ny-Guineas nordkyst: slektskap og landskap.
  • Anderson, Astrid (2003, 17. desember). Om adopsjon på Wogeo, Papua Ny-Guinea i "Verdt å vite". [Radio].  NRK P2.
  • Anderson, Astrid (2003). Wogeo Landscapes: Place, Movement and the Politics of Belonging in Wogeo, Papua New Guinea.
  • Anderson, Astrid & Paulsen, Rune (2002, 01. januar). Temasider om Papua Ny-Guinea, Regnskogsfondets hjemmeside (http://www.rainforest.no). [Internett].  Oslo : Regnskogsfondet.
  • Anderson, Astrid (2001). Kropp og tabuer på Wogeo, Papua Ny-Guinea.
  • Anderson, Astrid (2000). Liv og landskap på Wogeo, Papua Ny-Guinea.
  • Anderson, Astrid (2000). Place, paths and adoption in Wogeo, Papua New Guinea.
  • Anderson, Astrid (2000). Review of "Mangrove Man: Dialogics of Culture in the Sepik Estuary", David Lipset. American Ethnologist.  ISSN 0094-0496.  27(4), s 976- 977
  • Anderson, Astrid & Exter, Mats (2000). Samling av myter, sanger og andre tekster fra Wogeo, Papua Ny-Guinea.
  • Anderson, Astrid (1998). Kastom and the problem of the present: an essay on culture, tradition and change in Wogeo.
  • Anderson, Astrid (1998). Wogeo, en øy i Papua Ny-Guinea: bilder fra et antropologisk feltarbeid.
  • Anderson, Astrid (1996). Landscapes of sociality: paths and places of relations and belonging on Wogeo Island, Papua New Guinea.
  • Anderson, Astrid (1996). En lys levende hvit mann. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.  s 7
  • Anderson, Astrid (1996). 'Men Play Flutes, Women Bear Children.' Sharing places and sharing blood: concepts of belonging, growth, and fertility in Wogeo Island, Papua New Guinea.
  • Anderson, Astrid; Kittelsen, Tove Cecilie; Risan, Lars Christian; Seeberg, Marie Louise; Selvik, Ellen & Simensen, Tone Cecilie (ed.) (1995). i Hovedfagsstudentenes årbok, UiO, Oslo, 1995.

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