Annelin Eriksen

Professor Annelin Eriksen

MA, PhD (2005), University of Bergen

Annelin Eriksen is Professor at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, and since 2012 the Director of the NFR-funded Gender and Pentecostalism project. She has worked since 1995 in Vanuatu, first on Ambrym and later also in Port Vila. Her work deals with social and cultural change, Christianity and gender relations. Her post-doctoral research project Christianity, Gender, and the Dynamics of Community beyond the State: A Study of Urban Christian Movements in Vanuatu, was funded by the Norwegian Research Council from 2006 until 2011. Her publications include Gender, Christianity and Change in Vanuatu: An Analysis of Social Movements in North Ambrym (2008), “New Life: Pentecostalism as Social Critique in Vanuatu” (2009) and Contemporary Religiosities: Emergent Socialities and the Post-Nation State (co-edited with Bruce Kapferer and Kari Telle; Berghahn, 2010).

From 2013 Professor Eriksen is also the Vice-Dean for Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Bergen.

For a list of publications, see here.



Department of Social Anthropology
University of Bergen
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