Hans Martin Thomassen

Associate Professor Department of Social Anthropology

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Background and activities

Background and research interests

Martin Thomassen holds a BA in International Development and Social Change from the Department of Geography, Clark University, Mass. (1983), a Cand.Pol. in Social Anthropology from the University of Oslo (1992) and a Ph.D in Social Anthropology from NTNU (2008).

He started working at the Department of Social Anthropology at NTNU in 1993 as a seminar leader. Between 1997-2007 he worked as a university lecturer. He then became associate professor in 2008. He served as head of Department between 2009-2013.

He is currently engaged in two externally financed research projects:

The Hot Lava Edge of Cultural Flows

ISP Denaturalizing Difference

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Thomassen, Hans Martin. (2016) 2016. Ontic Turns Within the Visual Arts: Ontic Violence and the Politics of Anticipation. I Bjørn Enge Bertelsen og Synnøve Bendixsen (red.) Critical Anthropological Engagements in Human Alterity and Difference. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 205-228. Critical Anthropological Engagements in Human Alterity and Difference.
  • Thomassen, Hans Martin. (2015) Blikket: den globale samtalen sett fra kunstfeltet. Det skapende mennesket : Antropologiske dialoger om tegn, ting og tolkning.
  • Thomassen, Hans Martin. (2009) Formidling av norske verdier - en pedagogisk utfordring i voksenopplæringen. Språklæreren som formidler av kunnskap om kultur og samfunn.

Report/dissertation

  • Thomassen, Hans Martin; Larsen, Tord. (2008) Tilpasning, balanse og brikolage. Møtet mellom økologisk og konvensjonelt jordbruk i en nord-norsk bygd. 2008. ISBN 978-82-471-1242-7.