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Anne Sigfrid Grønseth

Tittel: Professor
E-post: anne.gronsethSPAMFILTER@hil.no
Telefon: + 47 61 28 82 01
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Anne Sigfrid Grønseth (Foto: Gro Vasbotten)

Anne Sigfrid Grønseth is Professor in Social Anthropology at Lillehammer University College, Norway, where she directs the Research Unit of Culture, Health and Identity, and is affiliated with the Research Center for Child and Youth Competence Development.

She was formerly employed at the University Hospital in Northern Norway, Regional Competence Center for Violence and Traumatic Stress, Section for Refugee Health and has more than 10 years of experience in teaching and counseling within health care units.

Her research has focused on Tamil refugees in Norway with a particular emphasis on health and well-being. She currently heads the research project “Youth in Multicultural Contexts: Exploring Participation and Competence in Everyday Life,” which applies longitudinal and generational perspectives. She  is additionally involved in the project  “What Buildings Do - The Effect of the Physical Environment on Quality of Life of Asylum Seekers” headed by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Her writing engages issues of migration, illness, well-being, identity, self, embodiment, agency, ritual practice, methodology, modes of knowledge and humanism.

Her teaching focuses on themes within medical anthropology, migration studies, inclusion/exclusion, the welfare-state, minority perspectives, health and social services, child care services and prevention, violence and peace.

MA: University of Oslo, Department of Social Anthropology. 1993.

PhD: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Social Anthropology. 2006.

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