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Yemeni Families in the Early History of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ca. 1900-1950 : A Revisionist Approach in Diasporic Historiography
(Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines, 2011)
This article aims to bring into attention the hitherto undocumented history of Yemeni migration to Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. Taking in to account a period which amount to half a century the article describes ...
Mama, I wont't go to school. Conflictual relations between education and fishing among the children of Anomabo in the central region of Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-20)
It is on records that the Central region along the coastal stretch of Ghana was the first to have received formal education during the colonial period as early as the 18th century. This is evident by the fact that the ...
"If you don't vote VMRO you're not Macedonian" A study of Macedonian identity and national discourse in Skopjee
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-17)
Abstract If you don't vote VMRO you're not Macedonian" In this thesis my aim has been to take a closer look at the connection between ethnicity, identity and political power in Macedonia. I have tried to achieve ...
Common dreams and individual goals - Negotiating identity across the Thai-Burma border
(The University of Bergen, 2013-09-27)
Abstract Within a socio-historical framework of how modern nation-states and ethnic labels came to be in the Southeast Asian Mainland, this thesis sets out to explore how young individuals, currently engaging as ...
Where blessing and curse merge with life and death: Local beliefs in contemporary Lower Kuttanad
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-22)
The principal rationale behind the present research was to explore the relationship between the people and key resources, the land and the water, in the agrarian region known as Lower Kuttanad in the state of Kerala. In ...
Between a rock and a hard place: Undocumented migrants in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-26)
This thesis includes different aspects of living situation of undocumented migrants in Norway. It examines self-perception of undocumented migrants and the society's perception of them. It looks into the criminalisation ...
The social meanings of hula - Hawaiian traditions and politicized identities in Hilo
(The University of Bergen, 2010)
The social meanings of hula, the Hawaiian dance and tradition, are many and diverse. While originally having the function of preserving stories, legends and myths of the past, it has faced many interpretations and ascribed ...
Projects, Donors, and Discourses: A Critical Look at Experiences and Representations in a Chinese Environmental NGO
(The University of Bergen, 2009-12-16)
Why are there so many assumptions about NGOs and so few attempts to describe the projects and procedures of specific NGOs? My thesis looks at the experiences of the leaders and workers of a NGO in Yunnan, China, and ...
Rebel, rebel. Kvinner i Kairos liv og møte med seksuell trakassering of overgrep
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-16)
Seksuell trakassering og seksulisert vold varierer innenfor ulike etnografiske, kulturelle og sosioøkonomiske faktorer. Her forsøker jeg å forklare hvordan seksuell trakassering og overgrep må forstås i Kairo i 2012, og ...
"Kunstige blomster er alltid vakre" - En studie av kathoey og thailandske kjønnsforståelser -
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
En studie av kathoey og thailandske kjønnsforståelser