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Fors, Bjarge Schwenke


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  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Espíritu, Aileen Aseron. An Economic Resource? The Norwegian - Russian Border on the Outer Edges of the Schengen. 2017 ISBN 9780998814346.s 103 - 120.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Viken, Arvid. Kunst i merkevarebyggingens tjeneste: Pikene på broen og "Hot Arctic Kirkenes". Fagbokforlaget 2015 ISBN 978-82-450-1654-3.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. New and Happy Border Art. The Border and Coast Guard Academy Publication series 2015. ISSN 2342-8694.s 14 - 16.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. The Swedish-Norwegian Cross-Border Region. Nordregio News 2015 (1). ISSN 2001-1725.s 8 - 11.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. SAMOVAЯTEATERET – Drama på grensen. Orkana Forlag 2014 ISBN 9788281042360.s 161 - 174.
  • Viken, Arvid; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Epilog: Grenseliv i grenseland. Orkana Forlag 2014 ISBN 9788281042360.s 175 - 181.
  • Tennberg, Monica; Vola, Joonas; Espíritu, Aileen A.; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Ejdemo, Thomas; Riabova, Larissa; Korchak, Elena; Tonkova, Elena; Nosova, Tatiana. Neoliberal Governance,Sustainable Development and Local Communities in the Barents Region. Barents Studies 2014; Volum 1 (1). ISSN 2324-0652.s 41 - 72.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. The Prospects for the Development of a Barents Identity Region. Arktisen keskuksen tiedotteita 2010; Volum 54. ISSN 1235-0583.s 44 - 50.
  • Viken, Arvid; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Grenseliv. Orkana Forlag 2014 ISBN 9788281042360.s 71 - 83.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Steinholt, Yngvar B.. Grensekryssende kultur i nord. Russland og Norge: Interaksjonsmodeller under ustabile forhold / Россия и Норвегия: модели взаимодействия в условиях 2021-01-13 - 2021-01-13 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Moderator/Innledning. Lørdagsseminar: Partisanene i Nord-Norge under andre verdenskrig 2021-11-27 - 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Norwegian-Russian cross-border cooperation. 25th Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association “Challenges to Democracy: Political Processes in Central and Eastern Europe” 2021-11-17 - 2021-11-19 2021.
  • Tevlina, Victoria V.; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Figenschou, Anne. Coordination and organisation of the Grenseseminar 2021 "Det norsk-russiske grenselandet i nord: Fortid og nåtid" (Kirkenes, Sør-Varanger Municipality Library, 7 October 2021). 2021.
  • Tevlina, Victoria V.; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Figenschou, Anne. Coordination and preparation of the program for the Lørdagsseminar “Partisanene i Nord-Norge under andre verdenskrig», 27 November 2021 (Grenselandmuseet, Kirkenes). 2021.
  • Tevlina, Victoria V.; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Figenschou, Anne. Coordination, preparation of the program in Norwegian, English and Russian of the International scientific-practical seminar with the Administration of the Pechenga municipality district and Museum of Local Lore of the Pechenga municipality district «The Second World War and the Partisan Movement in the North», 22 October 2021. 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Moderator/introduction: The Second World War and the Partisan Movement in the North. International scientific-practical seminar «The Second World War and the Partisan Movement in the North" 2021-10-22 - 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Moderator/innledning: Det norsk-russiske grenselandet i nord: Fortid og nåtid. Det norsk-russiske grenselandet i nord: Fortid og nåtid 2021-10-07 - 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Stoltenbergseminaret. 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Grensen som scene. Stoltenbergseminaret 2021-09-22 - 2021-09-23 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Kultur, hva er det?. Temadag: Kultur og kulturforståelse 2021-09-07 - 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Grenselandet Sør-Varanger. Garnisonen i Sør-Varanger 2021-08-06 - 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. The ethnographic region: An introduction. Summer School in Anthropological Research Methods 2021-07-22 - 2021-08-03 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. «Et aandeligt Vagttaarn mod den østlige Kolosses forskjellige Troesbekjendelser»: Kong Oscar IIs kapell og norsk nasjonsbygging i grenseland. Kunsten kommer hjem: Brudeferden gjennom landet 2021-06-14 - 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Greetings. 30th Anniversary of the Calotte Academy 2021-06-01 - 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Bjarge forsker på kvenflagget. (data) 2021.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Mathisen, Stein Roar. Fortellerstund fra Boris Gleb. Barents Spektakel 2020-02-13 - 2020-02-13 2020.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Vexillology and anthropology: Some reflections. Research seminar 2020-10-23 - 2020-10-23 2020.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Gesichter Europas: Norwegen und Russland - Tauwetter an der Grenze?. 2020.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Kultur som utenrikspolitisk kapital. Nordlys 2020. ISSN 0805-5440.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Tourists, spies, vodka and Soviet cinema: The story about the opening of Boris Gleb in 1965. Russian Space: Concepts, Practices, Representations (RSCPR) 2020-09-22 - 2020-09-22 2020.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Border Performances: Politics, art and tourism where Norway meets Russia. (data) 2019.
  • Espíritu, Aileen Aseron; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Mikhailova, Ekaterina. Negotiating water as a resource: the benefit-sharing dynamics of managing hydropower in a triborder region in the European Arctic.. IWA-ASPIRE 2019 Scientific Programme Smart Solutions for Water Resilience 31 October to 2 November 2019, Hong Kong 2019-10-31 - 2019-11-02 2019.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Introduksjon. Juleseminaret 2019. Frigjøringen av Øst-Finnmark 2019-12-07 - 2019.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. A spy story and its impact in the borderland. VERA conference: From deconstructing to constructing walls: 30 years after Berlin 2019-11-20 - 2019-11-21 2019.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Samarbeid over grensene. 2019.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. World War II and Cross-Border Tourism Development: Assessments and prospects. The Russian-Norwegian Borderland: The Second World War and Post War Reconstruction 2019-10-18 - 2019-10-18 2019.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Introduction. The 2019 Thorvald Stoltenberg Conference on The Arctic in Asia and Asia in the Arctic: Opportunities and Challenges 2019-10-02 - 2019-10-03 2019.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Hva er kultur?. Temadag: Kultur og kulturforståelse 2019-08-29 - 2019.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Politicized Art and Artistic Politics on the Norwegian-Russian Border. To-i-ett/Two-in-One 2019-04-05 - 2019.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Espiritu, Aileen Aseron; Mikhaylova, Ekaterina. Norway-Russia. Case Study Report 1, EUBORDERREGIONS (European Regions, EU External Borders and the Immediate Neighbours. Analysing Regional Development Options through Policies and Practices of Cross-Border Co-operation). 2015.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Border studies are outstandingly international and cross-disciplinary, bringing together researchers from many parts of the world with quite different scholarly backgrounds. Barents Studies 2015; Volum 2 (4). ISSN 2324-0652.s 102 - 105.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. The Implications and Impacts of the Agreement between the Kingdom of Norway and the Russian Federation on Facilitation of Mutual Travel for Border Residents. The Arctic in Asia: Discourses and best practices 2015-11-09 - 2015-11-09 2015.
  • Espiritu, Aileen Aseron; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. An Economic Resource: Norwegian - Russian Border on the Outer Edges of the Schengen. Arctic Urban Sustainability Conference 2015-06-04 - 2015-06-05 2015.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. The Pomor Issue in Current Russian-Norwegian Relations. Forskningsseminaret SOSIALANTROPOLOGI/KURF 2015-03-06 - 2015.
  • Berlina, Anna; Diş, Aslı Tepecik; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Hörnström, Lisa. Sweden-Norway. Case Study Report 2, EUBORDERREGIONS (European Regions, EU External Borders and the Immediate Neighbours. Analysing Regional Development Options through Policies and Practices of Cross-Border Co-operation). 2015.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. EUBORDERREGIONS- Et forskningsprosjekt i det norsk-russiske grenselandet. Grenseseminar «Nikel og Kirkenes sett med norske og russiske øyne» 2014-02-07 - 2014-02-07 2014.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Celebrating the Red Army: The Politics of Memory in the Russian-Norwegian Borderland. ABS First Word Conference 2014-06-09 - 2014-06-13 2014.
  • Viken, Arvid; Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Innledning. Orkana Forlag 2014 ISBN 9788281042360.s 9 - 20.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Tourism and the Politicized Border Landscape. Touring Borders. PhD course in border travel and tourism 2014-02-26 - 2014-02-27 2014.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Kirkenes, Norway - A Border Theme Town. Relocating Borders: A comparative approach. Second EastBordNet Conference 2013-01-11 - 2013-01-12 2013.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Summary of the Russian-Norwegian Case Study. Euborderregions newsletter 2013 (5).
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Summary of the Norwegian-Sweden Case Study. Euborderregions newsletter 2013 (5).
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. 3rd Russian-Norwegian Cross-Border Cooperation Days. Euborderregions newsletter 2013 (5).
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Two Russian-Norwegian Border Treaties. Narva Forum: Estonian-Russian Cross Border Cooperation Conference 2013-11-27 - 2013-11-28 2013.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Kahila, Petri. European Regions, EU External Borders and the Immediate Neighbours. Analysing Regional Development Options through Policies and Practices of Cross-Border Co-operation: The case of KINA. East West Arena 2013 2013-11-11 - 2013-11-13 2013.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Art and Creativity on the Norwegian-Russian Border. VERA Day: Perspectives on Culture, History and Traditions at Borders: Possibilities for cultural co-operation and exchange at the Finnish, Norwegian and Russian borders 2013-05-22 - 2013-05-22 2013.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Mining, Local Communities and Sustainable Development in the Barents Region: The Case of Sør-Varanger, Norway. ARCSUS Side Event at Arctic Frontiers 2013 2013-01-24 - 2013-01-24 2013.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Grenseforskning, "Radio Barents 111", Samovarteateret. 2012.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Pomor Brotherhood?. Barents observer 2012.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Icon and Attraction: Border Tourism in the Russian-Norwegian Borderland. Department of Archaeology and Social Anthropology and KURF - Research Group on Comparative Indigeneity 2012-02-24 - 2012.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Introduction to Valerio Zurlini's The Desert of the Tartars. Filmgrenser/Filmborders 2012-11-05 - 2012.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Samovarteateret- dramatikk på grensen. FeelGood Week 2012 2012-10-24 - 2012-10-28 2012.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Border Tourism. The 7th Annual Thorvald Stoltenberg Symposium: “The Barents Region as a Tourism Destination" 2012-10-02 - 2012-10-03 2012.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Border Dramatics: The Samovar Theatre on the Russian-Norwegian Border. Border Aesthetics International Conference 2012-09-05 - 2012.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. “Border-crossing Exercises”: Art and politics on the Norwegian-Russian border. NotaBENe Project International Summer School on Cross border Cooperation 2012-08-13 - 2012-08-17 2012.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Invoking the New Singapore: Borderless Megalomania in the High North. First EastBordNet Conference: “Remaking Borders” 2011-01-20 - 2011-01-22 2011.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Nordområdene-hva nå?. Nordisk Østforum 2011; Volum 25 (4). ISSN 0801-7220.s 402 - 405.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Visionary Arctic: Dreams and Futures in the Russian-Norwegian Borderland. Russia`s Nextdoor: Comparative experiences and influences on neighbouring countries 2011-03-17 - 2011-03-18 2011.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Border Tourism in the Russian-Norwegian Borderland. The XLIII Annual Meeting of Finnish Geographers: “Dialogues in Geography” 2010-10-29 - 2010-10-30 2010.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Fysisk åpning - symbolsk lukking: Den tyrkisk-georgiske grenseregionen som case. Unmaking Borders 2009-01-29 - 2009.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Spatial Identity in the Russian-Norwegian Borderland. Local Knowledge and Open Borders: Creativity and Heritage 2009-07-30 - 2009-08-04 2009.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Who is the Borderlander?. Attitudes in Borderland 2009-09-29 - 2009.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Being in the Middle Means Being Contested: The Case of the Borderland Anomalies. Contested Identities, Contested Cultures and Contested Rights: Change and challenges in the Northern European periphery 2009-09-23 - 2009-09-25 2009.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. New and Old Borders in the Turkish-Georgian Borderlands. 7th Convention of the Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA): "Borders on Our Mind, Borders of the Mind" 2009-09-02 - 2009-09-04 2009.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Diversity-in-unity – A Caucasian Treasure under Pressure. Extra Europa Cultural Festival & Symposium 2009-04-02 - 2009-04-04 2009.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. The Prospects for the Development of a Barents Identity Region. Barents Arctic Network of Graduate Schools (BANG) scientific excursion “Encountering the Changing Barents” 2008-08-14 - 2008.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke; Thuen, Trond. Territorialisering og grenser: Nasjonal og religiøs tilhørighet i Den autonome republikken Adsjaria. 2006.
  • Fors, Bjarge Schwenke. Nation, Religion and Generation in Ajaria, Georgia. 5th Nordic Conference on the Anthropology of Postsocialism: “Uncertainty and Freedom: Second- Generation Change in the Postsocialist World” 2005-04-22 - 2005-04-24 2005.
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    Research interests

    • Social anthropology
    • Border studies
    • Performance studies
    • Ethnicity and nationalism
    • Political symbolism and symbolic politics
    • Vexillology
    • Post-Soviet politics and society



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