Torjer Andreas Olsen
Professor in indigenous studies
Teaches methodology and theoretical perspectives on the Master's degree program in indigenous studies. Supervision on the same program. In charge of thesis seminars.
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Sami and indigenous issues in school and education
Gender, power, and positions in indigenous studies
The history of religions in Sápmi and Northern Norway
I am in charge of teaching theory, methods/methodology and thesis writing. This means questioning and set the premises for knowledge about how and why we do research. This is also about the most practical sides of academic acts: How to find knowledge? How to write a text? How to communicate what we know?How can our research best be connected to communities?
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2001-2003: Assistant professor in religious studies, UiT
2003-2008: Ph.d. fellow in religious studies, UiT.
2008: Ph.d. in religious studies, UiT. Thesis.
2009: Project manager/lecturer, religious studies, UiT
2010: Free lance
2010/2011: Research communicator/web editor, UiT.
2011: Associate professor in Indigenous studies, UiT.
2017: Professor in Indigenous studies, UiT.
2019: Academic director, UiT
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