Henrik Erdman Vigh

Henrik Erdman Vigh

Professor

Introductory remarks on publicationslist

Reviews: Navigating Terrains of War: youth and soldiering in Guinea-Bissau (2006) Oxford/New York: Berghahn

"For the increasingly numerous anthropologists [specializing in Peace and Conflict Studies in Anthropology] Henrik Vigh's book on young combatants in the war in Guinea-Bissau should be compulsory reading material."JRAI

"The book is remarkably successful in this ambitious endeavour [to address the tensions between structure and agency through the author's concept of social navigation] because it combines solidly researched and eloquently formulated ethnography with engagement of a wide range of theory.... it merits a cover-to-cover read."Journal of Peace Research

"In his excellent [book], Vigh offers a sophisticated and highly insightful analysis of mobilization and soldiering among contemporary urban African youths...This is a very welcome empirically based and theoretically sophisticated contribution to our understanding of one of Africa's recent ‘small wars'."Social Anthropology

"Though written accessibly, its principal preoccupations are theoretical. Vigh draws on a range of theorists... [and] social philosophers...Along the way he provides useful excursions through the literature on contemporary violence and African liberation movements...[The book] is among the most exciting and important contributions available today."Ethnos

"Navigating Terrain of Wars represents a vivid effort to understand the complex world of war and poverty. In this masterful work, Vigh [...] poses not only poignant questions respecting the unresolved frustrations of an entire generation that passed politically from left to right, but also provides a serious framework to understand how violence works. This is, undoubtedly, one of the best books I have ever read in these types of topics. Magisterially explained throughout the ten chapters that form the project, Vigh reveals how poverty is conducive to warfare." Essays in Philosophy


  1. 2014
  2. Published

    Social Invisibility and Political Opacity: on perceptiveness and apprehension in Bissau

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, Oct 2014, Ethnographic of Uncertainty in Africa. Cooper, E. & Pratten, D. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 111-129 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    La Marge au Centre: sur les réseaux, la cocaïne et le crime transnational à Bissau

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 3 Sep 2014, In : Socio. 1, 3, p. 289-313 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Origin and Evolution of European Community-Acquired Methicillin- Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

    Stegger, M., Wirth, T., Andersen, P. S., Skov, R. L., De Grassi, A., Martins Simões, P., Tristan, A., Petersen, A., Aziz, M., Kiil, K., Cirkovic, I., Udo, E. E., del Campo, R., Vuopio-Varkila, J., Ahmad, N., Tokajian, S., Peters, G., Schaumburg, F., Olsson-Liljequist, B., Givskov, M., Driebe, E. E., Vigh, Henrik Erdman, Shittu, A., Ramdani-Bougessa, N., Rasigade, J., Price, L. B., Vandenesch, F., Larsen, A. R. & Laurent, F., 26 Aug 2014, In : mBio (Print). 5, 5, p. 1-12 12 p., e01044-14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    From essence back to existence: Anthropology beyond the ontological turn

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman & Sausdal, David, 1 Apr 2014, In : Anthropological Theory. 14, 1, p. 49-73 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. 2013
  7. Published

    Den ontologiske blænding: om den ontologiske vendings metodiske og politiske problemer

    Sausdal, David & Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2013, In : Tidsskriftet Antropologi. 67, p. 101-119 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. 2012
  9. Published

    Adaptive lives. Navigating the global food crisis in a changing climate

    Nielsen, J. Ø. & Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2012, In : Global Environmental Change. 22, 3, p. 659-669 111 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Critical States and Cocaine Connections

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2012, African Conflicts and Informal Power: Big Men and Networks. Utas, M. (ed.). London: Zed Books, p. 137-157 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  11. 2011
  12. Published

    Vigilance: On Conflict, Social Invisibility, and Negative Potentiality

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2011, In : Social Analysis: The International Journal of Anthropology. 55, 3, p. 93-114 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Wayward Migration: On Imagined Futures and Technological Voids

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2011, Migration and Culture. Cohen, R. & Jónsson, G. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 688-706 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  14. 2010
  15. Published

    Youth Mobilisation as Social Navigation: Reflections on the concept of dubriagem

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2010, In : Cadernos de Estudos Aricanos. 18/19, p. 139-164 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. 2009
  17. Published

    Conflictual Motion and Political Inertia: on Rebellions and Revolutions in Bissau and Beyond

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2009, In : African Studies Review. 52, 2, p. 143-164 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Motion Squared: A Second look at the Concept of Social Navigation

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2009, In : Anthropological Theory. 9, 4, p. 419-438 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Wayward Migration: On Imagined Futures and Technological Voids

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2009, In : Ethnos. 74, 1, p. 91-109 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. 2008
  21. Published

    Crisis and Chronicity: Anthropological Perspectives on Continuous Conflict and Decline

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2008, In : Ethnos. 72, 1, p. 5-25 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Crisis and Chronicity

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2008, In : Ethnos. 73, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

  23. Published

    Introduction: Navigating Youth, Generating Adulthood

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2008, Navigating Youth, Generating Adulthood: Social Becoming in an African Context. Christiansen, C. & Utas, M. (eds.). Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, p. 9-30 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  24. Youth soldiers

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2008, New encyclopedia of Africa. Miller, J. C. (ed.). Detroit: Bruccoli Clark Layman

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopedia chapterResearch

  25. 2007
  26. Published

    Et barn på 34: om krig og social reintegration i Guinea Bissau

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2007, Unge liv i Syd: Beretninger om børn og unge i udviklingslande. Valentin, K. & Christiansen, C. (eds.). København: Danmarks Pædagogiske Universitetsforlag, p. 195-210

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  27. Published

    Usynlighed

    Turner, Simon & Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2007, In : Den Ny Verden - Tidsskrift for internationale studier. 2, p. 7-14

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  28. Published

    Usynlighed

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman & Turner, S., 2007, In : Den Ny Verden - Tidsskrift for internationale studier. 40, 2, p. 7-14 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  29. Published

    Usynlighed: Globaliseringens Blinde Vinkler

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2007, In : Den Ny Verden - Tidsskrift for internationale studier. 40, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

  30. Published

    Usynlighed: Globaliseringens Blinde Vinkler (Redaktør)

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman (ed.) & Turner, Simon (ed.), 2007, In : Den Ny Verden – Tidsskrift for internationale studier. 40, 2, 40.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. 2006
  32. Published

    Introduction: Navigating youth, generating adulthood: Social becoming in an African context

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, Utas, M. & Christiansen, C., 2006, Navigating youth, generating adulthood: Social becoming in an African context. Nordiska Afrikainstitutet

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Navigating Terrains of War: Youth and soldiering in Guinea-Bissau

    Vigh, Henrik Erdman, 2006, Oxford: Berghahn Books. 258 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    Navigating youth, generating adulthood: Social becoming in an African context

    Christiansen, C. (ed.), Vigh, Henrik Erdman (ed.) & Utas, M. (ed.), 2006, Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet. 272 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

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