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Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen { "honorific-suffix": "Førsteamanuensis", "fn": "Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen", "tel": "Telefon: 51832868", "email": "elisabeth.l.engebretsen@uis.no" }

Avdeling/enhet Det samfunnsvitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt/senter Det samfunnsvitenskapelige fakultet
Hjemmeside www.uis.no/nfk
Merknader Twitter: @elengebretsen

current affiliations

  • participant, Nordisk Laboratorium, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo
  • affiliated researcher, Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality (ARC-GS), University of Amsterdam

Undervisning

Forskningsområder

Research interests

  • Anthropology, ethnography; feminist theory and methodology; intersectionality; queer theory; queer anthropology.
  • Gender and sexual diversity; transnational sexualities and gender; kinship incl. queer kinship; social movements and activism; Pride politics; democracy and authoritarianism; globalization; environment, degrowth and sustainability; power, inequality, exclusion.
  • China (PRC), East Asia; Norway, Nordic Europe.

Utvalgte publikasjoner


  • Queer women in urban China: An ethnography. New York: Routledge. 2014. Awarded the Ruth Benedict Prize honorable mention 2015, American Anthropological Association, Association for Queer Anthropology.
  • Under pressure: Lesbian-gay contract marriages and their patriarchal bargains. In Santos, Goncalo and Stevan Harrell (eds.). Transforming patriarchy: Chinese families in the twentieth-century. University of Washington Press. 2017. 
  • Anthropology's queer sensibilities. Special issue of Sexualities 21(5-6). 2018. First published online June 2017. Co-edited with P. Boyce and S. Posocco.
  • Maktkritiske perspektiver i høyere utdanning? En undersøkelse av omfang og anvendelse i utvalgte programplaner. UNIPED: Tidsskrift for universitets- og høyskolepedagogikk. Medforfatter: Åse Røthing. 42(3). September 2019.
  • Gender self-identification in a time of anti-gender politics. Lambda Nordica. Co-authored with Erika Alm. Forthcoming in a special issue on "Queer concepts for the 21st century" (3-4, 2019; spring 2020)

Pågående forskning


Arbeidserfaring

Academic employment history

  • 2018 - : Associate Professor, Centre for Gender Studies (formerly, the Network for Gender Research), UiS
  • 2015-2018: Senior Lecturer, Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo, Norway
  • 2014-2015: Visiting Research Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Shandong University, PR China
  • 2013-2014: Research Fellow, Asian Cities Program, International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, the Netherlands
  • 2011-2013: Core Fellow, the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Finland
  • 2009-2011: Faculty Lecturer, Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies; Sessional lecturer, Department of Anthropology, McGill University, Canada
  • 2008-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Sexualities, Duke University, USA
  • 2003-2008: PhD researcher, Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK.


Editorial roles; member of editorial board, journals:

  • Lambda Nordica
  • Feminist Anthropology
  • The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology

Book series co-editor:

  • Theorizing ethnography: Concept, context, critique. Routledge Anthropology. with EJ Gonzalez Polledo (Goldsmiths) and Silvia Posocco (Birkbeck) https://transection.wordpress.com/
  • On edge: Ethnographies and theories of threshold phenomena. Routledge. with Mark Graham (Stockholm)

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner (fra CRISTin)

  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund; Schroeder, William F.; Bao, Hongwei; Schroeder, William F. (2015). Queer/tongzhi China: New perspectives on research, activism and media cultures. NIAS Press. ISBN 978 87 7694 153 6. 320 s.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2008). Love in a big city: Sexuality, kinship and citizenship amongst lala (lesbian) women in Beijing. London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Anthropology. 300 s.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2019). Et historisk tilbakeblikk på Pride i Norge siden 1974.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2019). A brief history of Pride activism in Norway, 1969-2019. Skeivt Arkiv;
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2019). Debatt: Sexarbeid – I historisk perspektiv og dagens realitet.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2019). Historisk tilbakeblikk på Pride i Norge, 1969-2019. Foreningen FRI; 2019-04-05 - 2019-04-07.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2019). Tense alliances: Gender politics in Norway's queer communities during the transitional 1980s.. 2019-06-27 - 2019-06-29.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L.; Røthing, Åse (2019). Fram for maktkritisk utdanning.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L.; Sasunkevich, Olga; Wang, Di; Xiong, Jing (2019). Feminist Activism. Sino-Nordic Gender Studies Network and NIAS; 2019-03-26 - 2019-03-29.
  • Myong, Lene; Engebretsen, Elisabeth L.; Klitgård, Mathias; Hellstrand, Ingvil Førland (2019). Roundtable: Thinking feminist and gender studies now. Senter for Kvinne og Kjønnsforskning (KVINNFORSK); 2019-11-13 - 2019-11-15.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2018). DEMOS - Democratic participation in society; how to live together? The first workshop in the Transforming Identities project. 2018-11-07 - 2018-11-09.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2018). Gender, feminist activism and #metoo. Forskningsprosjektet Airborne ved Universitetet i Oslo;
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2018). Re-view: Mother Camp: Female Impersonators in America; Special Book Review Section: Reviewing Mother Camp (Fifty Years Late).
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2018). The importance of historicizing Norwegian Pride activism. Professor Tone Hellesund; 2018-10-18.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth L.; Endestad, Ingvild; Jørgensen, Bente Bækkelund; Hammervold-Austinat, Martine; Olsen, Linda Walbeck (2018). Felles kamp for likeverd.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2018). Bli med på dragbingo: - Folk elsker å komme hit. VG. [Avis]; 2018-03-14.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2018). Excavating Pride activism in Norway since the 1970s. 2018-03-16 - 2018-03-18.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2018). Seawomen of Iceland: Survival on the edge (by Margaret Willson, Washington, University of Washington Press, 2016).
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund; Kristiansen, Hans Wiggo; Kwam, Hannah Wozene (2018). Teatersalong: Skeive historier (Engler i Amerika). Nationaltheatret. [Internett]; 2018-05-09.
  • Henriksen, Sissel; Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2018). Bryter ned høye murer (om kinesisk feminisme). Klassekampen. [Avis]; 2018-12-01.
  • Misje, Ingeborg; Engebretsen, Elisabeth L. (2018). Flytende kjønnsidentitet oftere tema i skolen. Vårt Land. [Avis]; 2018-08-25.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2017). Con/divergent queeries: Histories of North American and European queer anthropology (roundtable). American Anthropological Association, AQA/ENQA; 2017-11-29 - 2017-12-03.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2017). Jævla homo! utfordrer kjønnsforskerne.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2017). Marching for pride? Towards a history of lgbt activist visibility in Norway. 2017-08-25 - 2017-08-27.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2017). Sino-nordic feminist film evening (convenor). Centre for gender research; 2017-09-28.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2017). Transnational biopolitics and the undercommons (roundtable; organizer and panellist).
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund; Bromseth, Janne; Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang; Prøitz, Lin; Roen, Katrina (2017). Fem forskere svarer Tonje Gjevjon: Fordomsfull kunnskapsløshet om kjønnsmangfold.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund; Jessen, Reidar Schei (2017). Nasjon og kjønn i nyere feministisk teori. Tidsskriftet Fett #4 (temanummer: Nasjon). [Tidsskrift]; 2017-12-13.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund; Lie, Merete (2017). Juryens begrunnelse for 2000-tallets artikkel (Muslimen med slør, anorektikeren og den transseksuelle: Hva har de til felles? av Randi Gressgård).
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund; Schroeder, William F.; Bao, Hongwei (2017). Queer/Tongzhi China:New Perspectives on Research, Activism and Media Cultures.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2016). Feministiske forskningsfronter: Teori, politikk, samarbeid.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2016). #FreeTheFive: Sosiale medier og uavhengig feministisk aktivisme i Kina.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2016). Kjønnskap (dokumentarfilm for BA eksamen, laget av HiOA studenter i media og kommunikasjon). Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/148070858. [Internett]; 2016-01-01.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2016). LHBT i transnasjonal kontekst: Friksjon eller frigjøring?. LHBT Senteret, BUFDIR; 2016-01-21.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2016). UiB-rektor og instituttleder: – Vi kjenner oss ikke igjen (om debatten om kvinners muntlige deltakelse i forelesningssalen). Studvest. [Avis]; 2016-05-14.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund; Orning, Sara Elisabeth Sellevold (2016). Faglige ansvarlige og innledere: "Feministiske Forskningsfronter: Teori, politikk, samarbeid". Senter for Tverrfaglig Kjønnsforskning, UiO; 2016-04-15.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2015). Female gender and sexual diversities (duo yang nv/xing). Beijing Renmin University; 2015-07-04 - 2015-07-06.
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2015). Queer kinship as a quest for well-being in contemporary China. Prof. and Chair, Suzanne Gottschang;
  • Engebretsen, Elisabeth Lund (2015). Queer kinship as quests for well-being in China. Dept of Anthropology, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program;