Background and activities

Hans Hadders is associate professor at Department of Public Health and Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at NTNU. He has a background in nursing and his PhD is in social anthropology. During the eighties Hadders spent six years at the Visva-Bharati University at Santiniketan (West Bengal) studying North Indian Music. He has done research on the mortuary rituals performed by the Jadopatias in the Santal villages of Bengal and Jharkhand, India. Besides his focus on mortuary rituals and standardisation of death in India and within the Norwegian health care, his field of specialisation is medical anthropology. Hadders is involved in the collaboration with Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences; Dhulikhel Hospital and Kathmandu Medical College; Sinamangal Hospital in Nepal.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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