Bakgrunn og aktiviteter

Trond Berge holds a Magister art. (1989) and a PhD (1997) in social anthropology from the University of Oslo, and has carried out extensive fieldwork in South Africa, Romania and among British visitors to the battlefields of the First World War.

 

EDUCATION

PhD: Disputation date: 15.12.1997.

  • Faculty of Social Science, Department and Museum of Anthropology (IMA) University in Oslo (UiO), Norway.

Magister Artium: 1989.

  • Faculty of Social Science, Department of Social Anthropology, UiO, NO.

              

 

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS

 

Associate Professor:

 

 

Previous positions:

  • 2000-: Associate Professor, Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences, Department of Social Anthropology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO.  
  • 2002-2005: Head of Department, Department of Social Anthropology, NTNU.
  • 1998: Senior Researcher, Nordland Research Institute, NO.
  • 1994: UN Observer, during the elections in South Africa.
  • 1991-1997: Research Fellow at The Department and Museum of Anthropology (IMA), UiO, NO.
  • Autumn 1990:
    • Research Co-ordinator (engagement) at The Royal Ministry of Family and Consumer Affairs (FFD), NO.
    • Part-Time lecturer/amanuensis (in «Mass Communication») at The Regional College in Kristiansand (ADH), NO.
    • Lecturer/amanuensis at The Department of Anthropology, University of Tromsø (UiT), NO.
  • Spring 1990:
    • Research Fellow at The Institute of Regional and Urban Studies (NIBR), Oslo, NO.
    • Lecturer/amanuensis at The Department of Anthropology, UiT, NO.
    • Lecturer at The Nursery College, Oslo, NO.
  • 1989: Amanuensis at The Department of Anthropology, UiT, NO.

 

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Head of Department.
  • Deputy in charge.
  • Head of Studies.
  • Deputy in charge, education.
  • Programme Coordinator.
  • Member of Head of Faculty Council (Dekanus rådet).
  • Member of the Education Committee at the SU Faculty, NTNU.
  • Vice-chairman of the National Council in Anthropology (Nasjonalt fagråd).
  • Board member: Norwegian Anthropological Association.
  • Board member: Holte Foundation (Holte stiftelsen).
  • Board member: «The Japan programme» NTNU.
  • Board member: Department of Social Anthropology, NTNU.
  • Member of the Programme Board for African studies, NTNU.
  • Deputy board member of The Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture, NO.
  • PhD: Member of several assessment committees.
  • MA: Member of several assessment committees.
  • Head of the research group: Technology and Society https://www.ntnu.edu/sosant/culture-innovation-and-the-future , NTNU.
  • Member of the research group: Global Inequality https://www.ntnu.edu/sosant/global-inequality , NTNU.

 

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

 

Project manager:

  • Pollution and formation of opinion (funded by IMA, UiO).
  • Pollution or unemployment? Responses to industry shutdown in the heavily polluted town of Copsa Mica, Romania (funded by The Research Council of Norway – NFR).
  • The Social Significance of Work: A study of employment for people with developmental disabilities” (funded by NFR).
  • Forums (‘møteplasser’) for families with disabled children (funded by The Norwegian Ministry of Health).
  • Technology and Society. Research strategic project (funded by NTNU).
  • Bridges. Research strategic project (funded by NTNU).

 

Co-initiator and partner research team leader:

  • ClassroomLab. EEA Grants 2014-2021. “The Education, Scholarship, Aprenticeships and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme”. In partnership with Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara / West University (WUT), Romania. https://classroomlab.uvt.ro/ .

 

Project partner:

  • Life history, living conditions and life plans: A study of life careers based on three generations of disabled (funded by NFR).
  • Innovative fishing communities (funded by NFR).
  • Project on racism in Norway (funded by The Norwegian Institute of Regional and Urban Studies - NIBR).

 

 

INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY

 

  • 1986: Fieldwork in South Africa.
  • 1991-92-93-99, 2018-19: Fieldwork in Copsa Mica, Romania.
  • 2005: Fieldwork in Belgium and France. On Battlefield-tourism.

 

Other fieldworks:

  • 1990: Oslo. - On racism (NIBR). Basic data for: Brox, Ottar 1991: “Jeg er ikke rasist, men…»: Hvordan får vi våre meninger om innvandrere og innvandring? Oslo: Gyldendal.
  • 1999: Bodø. - On the work situation for persons with developmental disabilities.

 

              

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND RESEARCH FELLOWS

 

  • PhD: 5 - Department of Social Anthropology, NTNU.
  • Master: 19 - Department of Social Anthropology, NTNU / IMA, UiO.

                          

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

  • Courses at all levels: Department of Social Anthropology, NTNU / IMA, UiO / Department of Anthropology, UiT / ADH / Nursery College, Oslo.

 

 

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

 

Member of the organising committee:

  • GRUS (1988)
  • Annual Conference, Norwegian Anthropological Society – Nordland University College, NO (1999)
  • Annual Conference, Norwegian Anthropological Society – NTNU, NO (2005).

 

Initiator of scientific meetings:

  • Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara, Romania (2017).
  • Transilvania University of Braşov, RO (2017).
  • Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, RO (2017).
  • Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Tîrgu Mureș, RO (2017).
  • Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj, RO (2017).
  • University of București, RO (2017).

 

Moderator workshop:

  • ClassroomLab (2019), NTNU – WUT.
  • ClassroomLab (2020), NTNU – WUT.

 

 

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

 

  • Reviewer for several journals.
  • Several PhD commitees.
  • Several expert committees.

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS OF ACADEMIES / SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

 

  • Norwegian Anthropological Association.

 

 

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

 

As co-initiator and partner research team leader:

  • ClassroomLab. EEA Grants 2014-2021. “The Education, Scholarship, Aprenticeships and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme”. In partnership with Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara, Romania. https://classroomlab.uvt.ro/ .

 

Participation in international proposals:

As project manager:

  • 2019-20: “Pioneer: Empowering Citizens and neighbourhoods by Co-Creating Extended Realities for Low Cost, Energy Efficient answers to Energy Power”. Horizon 2020 Call: H2020-LC-SC3-2018-2019-2020 (Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: secure, clean and efficient energy).

 

As co-initiator and partner research team leader:

  • 2018-19: “Home alone, Children, Elders and Communities Left behind by the Romanians Working Abroad”. Department of Sociology, Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara, Romania. EEA Research Programme.
  • 2018: “Migration in Context. The Discourses of Social Risk and Uncertainty in Personal Life and Media Representation”. Department of International Relations/ Department of Applied Social Sciences, Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Tîrgu Mureș, Romania. EEA Research Programme.
  • 2013: “Urban Vulnerabilities to Socio-Economic Changes”. Department of Geography, University of Craiova, Romania. EEA Research Programme.

 

FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS AND PRIZES

 

  • 1986: Scholarship, The Research Council of Norway – NFR.
  • 1991-1997: Scholarship, Department and Museum of Anthropology, UiO, NO.
  • 2009: Paper awarded by The Norwegian Anthropological Association: Berge, Trond. (2008) Motsatt i ett. Trygg grunn i «verdens mest forurensete by». Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift. vol. 19 (1).

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Books:

  • Berge, Trond (2000): Forurensning eller arbeidsløshet: Reaksjoner på industriforurensning og industrinedleggelse i byen Copsa Mica, Romania. Oslo: Solum forlag A/S.
  • Berge, Trond (1991): Svart i HVITT: «Forkrampete» grenser mellom hvite og svarte i Sør-Afrika. Oslo Occasional Papers in Social Anthropology - no. 23.

 

Textbook:

  • Berge, T. (coordinator/co-author), Dinca, M., Crasovan, M., Lustrea, A., Onitiu, A., Fyhn, H., Røyrvik, J., Thomassen, M., Ravn, M., Tvedt, G. 2020: ClassroomLab: Classroom Laboratory Reader. Craiova: SITECH Publishing House.

 

Bookchapters:

  • Berge, Trond. (2015) Døden, en opplevelse for livet: Åsted og minnested på Vestfronten. Nytt blikk: Fra åsted til minnested. Stiftelsen arkivet 2015.
  • Berge, Trond. (2015) Sammenlikningens økologi: Forurensning og meningsdannelse i «den mest forurensete byen på hele planeten». Det skapende mennesket: Antropologiske dialoger om tegn, ting og tolkning.

 

Scientific papers:

 

Reports / thesis:

  • Berge, Trond. (2001) «Det er ikke bare, bare å bli konfrontert med virkeligheten»: Utfordringer knyttet til metode og tekstutforming. ISBN 82-7446-014-6. Working Papers in Social Anthropology.
  • Berge, Trond. (2000) Innovasjonsrelevant kultur- og næringshistorie: et framtidsrettet perspektiv på fortiden til Båtsfjord, Vardø, Mehamn, Hasvik og Myre. NF-arbeidsnotat.
  • Berge, Trond; Bliksvær, Trond. (2000) «Møteplasser» for familier med funksjonshemmede barn. Nordlandsforskning rapport.
  • Lichtwarck, Willy; Sandvin, Johans T.; Berge, Trond. (1999) Arbeidets sosiale betydning. Nordlandsforskning, arbeidsnotat (1999-1005).
  • Berge, Trond. (1997) Tiden lager alle sår: reaksjoner på industriforurensningen i byen Copsa Mica, Romania.
  • Berge, Trond. (1989) Svart i hvitt: Hvordan hvite nasjonalister i Sør-Afrika påviser "grenser" mellom hvite og svarte.

 

Vitenskapelig, faglig og kunstnerisk arbeid

Et utvalg av nyere tidsskriftspublikasjoner, kunstneriske produksjoner, bok, inklusiv bokdeler og rapport-del. Se alle publikasjoner i databasen

Tidsskriftspublikasjoner

Bøker

  • Berge, Trond; Melinda, Dinca; Crasovan, Mariana; Lustrea, Anca; Onitiu, Atalia; Fyhn, Håkon; Thomassen, Hans Martin; Ravn, Malin Noem; Tvedt, Geir; Røyrvik, Jens Olgard Dalseth. (2020) ClassroomLab: Classroom Laboratory Reader. 2020. ISBN 978-606-11-7452-2.
  • Berge, Trond. (2000) Forurensning eller arbeidsløshet: reaksjoner på industriforurensning og industrinedleggelse i byen Copsa Mica, Romania. 2000. ISBN 82-560-1245-5.

Del av bok/rapport

  • Berge, Trond. (2015) Døden, en opplevelse for livet: Åsted og minnested på Vestfronten. Nytt blikk: Fra åsted til minnested. Årsskrift fra stiftelsen arkivet 2015.
  • Berge, Trond. (2015) Sammenlikningens økologi: Forurensning og meningsdannelse i "den mest forurensete byen på hele planeten". Det skapende mennesket : Antropologiske dialoger om tegn, ting og tolkning.

Rapport/avhandling

  • Berge, Trond. (2001) "Det er ikke bare, bare å bli konfrontert med virkeligheten: Utfordringer knyttet til metode og tekstutforming.". 2001. ISBN 82-7446-014-6. Working Papers in Social Anthropology.
  • Berge, Trond. (2000) Innovasjonsrelevant kultur- og næringshistorie: et framtidsrettet perspektiv på fortiden til Båtsfjord, Vardø, Mehamn, Hasvik og Myre. 2000. NF-arbeidsnotat.
  • Berge, Trond; Bliksvær, Trond. (2000) "Møteplasser" for familier med funksjonshemmede barn. 2000. ISBN 82-7321-410-9. Nordlandsforskning rapport.
  • Lichtwarck, Willy; Sandvin, Johans T.; Berge, Trond. (1999) Arbeidets sosiale betydning. 1999. Nordlandsforskning, arbeidsnotat (1999-1005).
  • Berge, Trond. (1997) Tiden lager alle sår: reaksjoner på industriforurensningen i byen Copsa Mica, Romania. 1997.
  • Berge, Trond. (1989) Svart i hvitt: Hvordan hvite nasjonalister i Sør-Afrika påviser "grenser" mellom hvite og svarte. 1989.