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Department of AnthropologyØster Farimagsgade 5, Opgang i1353 København K
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Inspired by the philosophy of pragmatism and by the methods of ethnography, I do research and research training on contemporary social issues. Overall, I am concerned with attempts by persons and societies to secure well-being, with all the contradictions and uncertainties that entails. My work involves various forms of collaboration with colleagues in Denmark and Africa. For over two decades I have been involved in research capacity strengthening projects with universities in Uganda.Regionally, I have done fieldwork in Tanzania, Kenya, and most extensively in Uganda.Topical and analytical themes include:
I am currently working in several multi-disciplinary projects:
In 2013 with colleagues from Denmark and Uganda, I am completing a book manuscript on the first generation of AIDS survivors, entitled Second Chances, to be published by Duke University Press.