Background and activities

Research interests

  • Ethiopian history
  • Land tenure and land reform
  • Peasant society and development issues
  • Livelihoods in the global periphery
  • Legitimacy of the African state

 

Background

  • Associate professor in African Studies [2005-]
  • Senior researcher at Department of Social Anthropology [1999-2005]
  • Senior researcher at Centre for Environment and Development, NTNU [1992-1999]
  • Leader of Centre for Development Studies at UNIT-AVH [1990-1991]
  • Research associate at University ofTrondheim [1986-1989]
  • Research associate in African History, University of Trondheim [1979-1986]

Special roles

  • Leader of Africa Studies Programme at NTNU [2007-]
  • Convener of the 16th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, 2007

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Books

Part of book/report

  • Adal, Yigremew; Ege, Svein. (2019) Land Tenure in Gojam under the Därg. Land Tenure Security: State-Peasant Relations in the Amhara Highlands, Ethiopia.
  • Ege, Svein. (2019) An Unstable Land Tenure System. Land Tenure Security: State-Peasant Relations in the Amhara Highlands, Ethiopia.
  • Ege, Svein. (2019) Introduction. Land Tenure Security: State-Peasant Relations in the Amhara Highlands, Ethiopia.
  • Ege, Svein. (2019) Land Tenure in Baba Säat, North Wälo. Land Tenure Security: State-Peasant Relations in the Amhara Highlands, Ethiopia.
  • Ege, Svein. (2019) Peasant Land Tenure: A Critical Review. Land Tenure Security: State-Peasant Relations in the Amhara Highlands, Ethiopia.
  • Ege, Svein. (2019) The Dersha System: Rethinking Land Tenure under the Därg. Land Tenure Security: State-Peasant Relations in the Amhara Highlands, Ethiopia.
  • Ege, Svein. (2014) Bäzzabeh. Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, Vol. 5.
  • Aspen, Harald; Teferra, Birhanu; Bekele, Shiferaw; Ege, Svein. (2010) Preface. Research in Ethiopian Studies: Selected papers of the 16th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Trondheim July 2007, Aethiopistische Forschungen Vol. 72.
  • Ege, Svein. (2010) Qwendi. Encyclopaedia Aethiopica Volume 4.
  • Ege, Svein. (2010) Sälla Dengay. Encyclopaedia Aethiopica Volume 4.
  • Ege, Svein. (2010) T'arma Bärr. Encyclopaedia Aethiopica Volume 4.
  • Ege, Svein. (2010) Tägulät. Encyclopaedia Aethiopica Volume 4.
  • Ege, Svein. (2010) Wägda. Encyclopaedia Aethiopica Volume 4.
  • Ege, Svein. (2010) Wälasma. Encyclopaedia Aethiopica Volume 4.