Publications and dissemination activities

Publications in Scientific Journals and Antologies


  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2021). Toy discourses in “the most gender equal country in the world.” In Hains, R.C. & Jennings, N.A. (Eds.), The Marketing of Children’s Toys: Critical Perspectives on Children’s Consumer Culture (pp. 223-242). Palgrave Macmillan.


  • Øyen, G. (2020). Det «nye» kvenske hjemmet? Kunstprosjekt som musealt brudd. Norsk museumstidsskrift, 6(2), 101-116. 10.18261/issn.2464-2525-2020-02-04 ER
  • Sand, S. A. (2020). Creative clusters – urban utopia or regional remedy? A Nordic perspective on the role of the creative industries in regional development. Nordic Journal of Media Studies, 2, 109–120.
  • Kramvig, B. (2020). Landskap som hjem. Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift, 31(1-02), 88-102. 10.18261/issn.1504-2898-2020-01-02-08 ER
  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. & Cordes, A. (2020). Into the Unknown [Amas Mu Vuordá]? Listening to Indigenous Voices on the Meanings of Disney’s Frozen 2 [Jikŋon 2]. Journal of International and Intercultual Communication.
  • Chow, P. S., & Sand, S. A. (2020). Regional screen ecosystems at the peripheries: Production and talent development in Tromsø and Aarhus. Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, 10(2).
  • Kramvig, B., Ren, C. Jóhannesson, G.T., Pashkevich, A. & Höckert, E. (2020). 20 years of research on Arctic and Indigenous cultures in Nordic tourism: A review and future research agenda.Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. ISSN 1502-2250.s doi:
  • Andreasen, S.M. (2020). Moral economies of exclusion: politics of fear through antagonistic anonymity. Global Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Current Affairs 2-3, 347-366.

  • Angell, E., Nygaard, V. & Selle, P. (2020). Industrial developmentin the North – Sámi interests squeezed between globalization and tradition. Acta Borealia.

  • Heimtun, B. & Jacobsen, J.K.S. (2020). Withstanding winter vulnerabilities: A way of life in a northern seaside community. Journal of Rural Studies 79, 197-204.

  • Mathisen, S. R. (2020). Souvenirs and the Commodification of Sámi Spirituality in Tourism. Religions, 11(9), 429.

  • Hermansen, N., & Olsen, K. (2020). Learning the Sámi language outside of the Sámi core area in Norway. Acta Borealia, 1-15.

  • Jæger, K. (2020). Event start-ups as catalysts for place, sport and tourism development: Moment scapes and geographical considerations. Sport in Society, 23(1), 40-55.

  • Kramvig, B., & Førde, A. (2020). Stories of reconciliation enacted in the everyday lives of Sámi tourism entrepreneurs. Acta Borealia, 1-16.

  • Kramvig, B., & Verran, H. (2020). Stories, stones, and memories in the land of dormant reciprocity: Opening up Possibilities for Reconciliation with a politics that works tensions of dissensus and consensus with care. I JE Henriksen, I. Hydle & B. Kramvig (Red.). Recognition, Reconciliation and Restoration: Applying a Postcolonial Understanding in Social Work and Healing.



  • White, P., Morgan, N., Pritchard, A. & Heimtun, B. (2019). Framing the land of the Northern Lights. Annals of Tourism Research 78, doi: 10.1016/j.annals.2019.06.006.
  • Henriksen, J. E., Hydle, I. M. & Kramvig, B. (2019). Applying a Decolonized Understanding in Healing Processes. ISBN 978-82-8104-392-3.
  • Olsen, K. (2019). Indigenous tourism and the Barents Euro-Arctic Region (BEAR). Arktika i Sever [Arctic and North], 34, 35-45. DOI: 10.17238/issn2221-2698.2019.34.44

  • Jæger, K. (2019). Tourists and Communities in Rural Festival Encounters: A mutually beneficial relationship? PhD-avhandling. Stavanger: UiS.
  • Heimtun, B. (2019). Holidays with aging parents: pleasures, duties and constraints. Annals of Tourism Research 76(May), 129-139.
  • Sand, S. A. (2019). Indigenous Television for the Majority: Analyzing NRK Sapmi’s Muitte Mu (Remember Me). Television & New Media, 1-15.

  • Sand, S. A. (2019). Small places, universal stories. Diversity, film policy and the geographical dimension of filmmaking. Nordisk kulturpolitisk tidsskrift 22(1), 8-25.

  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. & Jæger, K. (2019). Cultural sites of tension in the Iditarod of Alaska. In Wise, N. & Harris, J. (Eds.), Events, Places and Societies (pp. 143-155). London, New York: Routledge.

  • Jæger, K. (2019). Event start-ups as catalysts for place, sport and tourism development: Momentscapes and geographical considerations. Sport in Society, DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2018.1555218


  • Andersen, A.-M. & Olsen, K. (2018). Det stikker så smertelig, spesielt når man forsøker. Norskspråklighet i samiske kjerneområder. Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift 102(1), 49 - 60.
  • Brattland, C., Kramvig, B. and Verran, H. (2018). Doing Indigenous Methodologies: Toward a Practice of the “Careful Partial Participant” ab-Original 2(1), 74-96.
  • Kramvig, B. & Flemmen, A. B. (2018). Turbulent indigenous objects: Controversies around cultural appropriation and recognition of difference. Journal of Material Culture.

  • Rantala, O., Hallikainen, V., Ilola. H. & Tuulentie, S. (2018). The Softening of Adventure Tourism in Finnish Lapland. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 18(4), 1-19.

  • Rantala, O. & Tuulentie, S. (2018). On the beaten track: How do narratives from organised hiking differ from “real” hiking narratives? In Hall, C.M., Ram, Y. & Shoval, N. (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Walking. Routledge.

  • Granås, B. (2018). Destinizing Finnmark: Place making through dogsledding. Annals of Tourism Research 72, 48-57.

  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2018). Nature Articulations in Norwegian Advertising Discourse: A Depoliticized Discourse of Climate Change. Environmental Communication.

  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2018). The Meaning of a Feminist T-Shirt. Social Media, Postmodern Aesthetics, and the Potential for Sociopolitical Change. Media & Communication, special issue on Media, Globalization and Social Change.

  • Andersen, A.M. & Olsen, K. (2018). «Det stikker så smertelig, spesielt når man forsøker….» Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift 102(01), 49-60.

  • Sand, S. (2018). Supporting ‘Film Cultural Peripheries’? The dilemmas of regional film policy in Norway. International Journal of Cultural Policy, 24(1), 85-102.


  • Bursta, B. (2017) Negotiating Sami Place and Identity: Do Scottish Traditions Help Sami to be More Sami? I Y.-S. Lee, D. Weaver & N. Prebensen (red.) Arctic Tourism Experiences. Production, Consumption and Sustainability, 48-55. Wallingford: CABI.

  • Førde, A. & Kramvig, B. (2017) Creative Industries as a Base for Local Development: The Challenges of Planning for the Un-known. I A. Hamdouch, T. Nyseth, C. Demaziere, A. Førde, J. Serrano, & N. Aarsæther (red.) Creative approaches to planning and local development Insight from small and medium size towns, 81-97. London: Routledge.

  • Heimtun, B. & B. Lovelock (2017) Communicating Paradox: Uncertainty and the Northern Lights. Tourism Management, 61: 63-69.

  • Heimtun, B. (2017) Spending the Holidays at Home: Midlife Single Women’s Experiences. I C. Khoo-Lattimore & E. Wilson (red.) Women and Travel: Historic and Contemporary Perspectives, 201-219. Toronto: Apple Academic Press.

  • Jæger, K. & Mathisen, L. (2017) Co-creation in events: values of volunteers and volunteer tourists at Iditarod in Alaska and the Finnmark Race in Norway. I A. Benson & N. Wise (red.) International Sport Volunteering - where are we now?, 21-38. Routledge.

  • Kramvig, B. & Methi, H. (2017) Stories of Hope: The Dark ecology journeys. I R. van der Dun, C. Ren & G.T. Johannesson (red.) Co-creating Tourism Research. Towards Collaborative Ways of Knowing. Routledge.

  • Kramvig, B. (2017) Orientalism or cultural encounters? Tourism assembling culture, capital, and identities. I A. Viken & D. Müller (red.) Tourism and Indigeneity in the Arctic, 50-71. Bristol: Channel View Publications.

  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2017) A gender perspective on discourses of industry development in a sparsely populated northern Norwegian community. Journal of Rural and Community Development, in print.

  • Mathisen, S. R. (2017) Northern Lights Experiences in the Arctic Dark: Old Imaginaries and New Tourism Narratives. I Y.-S. Lee, D.B. Weaver & N.K. Prebensen (red.) Arctic Tourism Experiences: Production, Consumption and Sustainability, 67-78. Wallingford/Boston: CABI 2017.

  • Mathisen, S. R. (2017) Mellom borealisme og orientalisme. Fortellinger og forestillinger om ‘de andre’ i nordlysturismen. Tidsskrift for kulturforskning 16 (2/2017): 55-70. Oslo: Novus forlag.

  • Mathisen, S. R. (2017) The Three Burials of Aslak Hætta and Mons Somby. Repatriation Narratives and Ritual Performances. Museum Worlds: Advances in Research 5 (2017): 22-34.

  • Olsen, K. (2017) Authenticity as a Concept in Tourism Research. I R. Sharpley (red.) Tourist Experience. Critical concepts in Tourism. Vol. 1, 159-182. London: Routledge.

  • Olsen, K. (2017) What does the Siedi Do? Tourism as a Part of a Continued Tradition? I A. Viken& D. Müller (red.) Arctic Indigenous Tourism, 225-245. London: Channel View Publications.

  • Olsen, K. (2017) Indigenous tourism and the Barents Region. I U. Wråkberg, O.Ivanishcheva& P. Høgseth (red.) High North Crossroads: Nordic-Russian Tourism, Heritage and Borderland Politics. Murmansk: MASU.

  • Olsen, K. (2017) World Heritage List = Tourism Attractiveness? In Y.-S. Lee, D. Weaver & N. Prebensen (red.) Arctic Tourism Experiences. Production, Consumption and Sustainability, 48- 55. Wallingford: CABI.

  • Sand, S. A. (2017). How to Succeed with Film Production in the Regions? A Study of Key Success Factors in the Norwegian Regional Film Business. Nordicom Review, 38(1), 113-125.

  • Sand, S.A. (2017) Voices From the Peripheries. A Study of the Regional Film- and Television Business in Norway. PhD-avhandling. Lillehammer/Trondheim: Høgskolen i Innlandet/NTNU.

  • Sand, S.A. (2017) Different Places, Different Stories? The Importance of Place in Regional Film and Television Production. I E. Bakøy, R. Puijk & A. Spicer (red.), Building Sustainable and Successful Film and Television Businesses: A Cross-National Perspective, 89-107. Bristol: Intellect Ltd. S.


  • Heimtun, B. and Viken, A. (2016). Nordlysturismen – en institusjonelt betinget utvikling? In A. Viken (ed.) Turisme. Destinasjonsutvikling, 175-197. Oslo: Gyldendal.

  • Sand, S. A. (2016). Hvordan lykkes med spillefilmproduksjon i regionene? En analyse av to selskaper. In E. Bakøy, T. Helseth, & R. Puijk (Eds.), Bak kamera: Norsk film og TV i et produksjonsperspektiv (pp. 93-106). Vallset: Oplandske Bokforlag.
  • Heimtun, B. (2016). Emotions and Affects at Work on Northern Lights Tours. Hospitality & Society, 6(3): 223-241.

  • Jæger, K. & Olsen, K (2016). On Commodification: Volunteer Experiences in Festivals. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, DOI: 10.1080/14766825.2016.1168827.

  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. & Olsen, K. (2016). Pådriver, bremsekloss eller irrelevant? Utviklingsprosesser i nord og representasjoner av det samiske i norsk nasjonalpresse. In E. Angell, Eikeland, S. & P. Selle (Eds.), Nordområdene i endring - Urfolkspolitikk og utvikling. (pp. 323-342). Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. & Ljunggren, B. (2016). Governing gendered understandings of innovation: A discourse analysis of a national innovation policy programme. In Alsos, G., Hytti, U. & Ljunggren, E. (eds). Research Handbook on Gender and Innovation (pp. 189-213, Chapter 10). Cheltenham: Edward Edgar Publisher.

  • Kramvig, B. & Flemmen A.B. (2016) ‘What alters when the Sami traditional costume travels?’ Affective investments in the Sápmi, in Jonas Frykman and Maja Povrzanović Frykman, (eds.) Sensitive Objects: Affects and Material Culture, Lund: Nordic Academic Press. pp.179-199

  • Kramvig, B., Kristoffersen, B. & Førde, A. (2016), ‘ Responsible cohabitation in Arctic Waters. The Promise of a Spectacle touristic, in Abram, S. & K. A. Lund (eds.) Green Ice, Palgrave (in print)

  • Kramvig, B. & Pettersen, M. (2016). ‘Living land – Below as Above’, in Living Earth, Fieldnotes from the Dark Ecology Project, Amsterdam: Sonic Act Press pp.131-141

  • Kristoffersen, B., Norum, R. & Kramvig, B. (2016), ‘Arctic whale-watching and Anthropocene Ethics’, in Hujbens, Edward and Martin Gren (eds.), Tourism & the Anthropocene. London: Routledge, pp. 94-110.

  • Kramvig, B. & Verran, H. (2016), Gender and Indigeneity as Generative Differentiations - Reflections on Reconciliation, Violence and Storytelling in Sápmi Tidskrift for kjønnsforskning 3-4/2016 Side: 55- 66 DOI: 10.18261/issn.1891-1781-2016-03-04-05

  • Kramvig, B. & Førde, A. (2016), ‘Creative Industries as a Base for Local Development: The Challenges of Planning for the Un-known’, in Abdelillah Hamdouch, Torill Nyseth, Christophe Demaziere, Anniken Førde, Jose Serrano, Nils Aarsaether (eds), Creative approaches to planning and local development Insight from small and medium size towns, London: Routledge; pp.81-97.

  • Kramvig, B., Kristoffersen, B. & Førde, A. (2016), Responsible cohabitation in Arctic Waters. The Promise of a Spectacle touristic, in Abram, S. & K. A. Lund (eds.) Green Ice, Palgrave.

  • Olsen, K. (2016). Hva er det samiske? In Per Selle, Sveinung Eikeland og Eva Josefsen (red.). Hvordan påvirker samepolitikken utviklingsprosesser i nord? Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk Forlag.

  • Sletvold, O. (2016). Standardisering og kritisk masse. Destinasjonsutvikling med cruiseturisme. In A. Viken (ed.) Turisme. Destinasjonsutvikling, 175-197. Oslo: Gyldendal.


  • Abelsen, B. & Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2015). Organisering av destinasjonsmarkedsføring. In Ø. Jensen & K. Skallerud (Eds.), Innovativt og opplevelsesbasert verdiskaping i reiselivsnæringen (kap 16). Cappelen Damm.

  • Eira, S. S. (2015). In front of and behind the camera: Media images from Northern Norway. International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics11(3), 315-327.

  • Granås, B. (2015). Fra stedsteori til teori om sammenkastethet: Materialitet, historie og geografi i lesninger av hundekjøring i Norge. In M. Aure, N. Gunnerud Berg, J. Cruickshank & B. Dale (Eds.), Med sans for sted – nyere teorier (299-315). Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

  • Jæger, K. & Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2015). “Du får som fortjent”: Destinasjonsmarkedsføring, eventer og sosiale medier. In Ellingsen, K.A & Blindheim, T. (Eds).  Regional merkevarebygging (kap 7). Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2015). Sted som retorikk: Et kritisk-retorisk perspektiv på sted. In M. Aure, N. Gunnerud Berg, J. Cruickshank & B. Dale (Eds.), Med sans for sted – nyere teorier (99-115). Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

  • Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2015). Stedsforståelser og likestilling i arbeids- og næringsliv. In G.A.Alsos, H. Bjørkhaug, A.Bolsø & E. Ljunggren (Eds.), Kjønn og næringsliv i Norge (211-226). Oslo: Cappelen Damm forlag.

  • Kramvig, B. (2015). ‘Gifts of Dreams, Connecting to Sami Epistemic Practice’, in B. Miller (ed.), Traditional Sami Health and Healing Practices. Edmonton: Polynya Press/University of Alberta Press, 2015, pp. 183–209

  • Kramvig, B. & Førde, A. (2015). Sted, kunnskap og kreativitet. In M. Aure, N. Gunnerud Berg, J. Cruickshank & B. Dale (Eds.), Med sans for sted – nyere teorier. Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

  • Mathisen S.R. (2015). Contextualizing Exhibited Versions of Sami Noaidevuohta. In: Kraft S.E., Fonneland T., Lewis J.R. (eds) Nordic Neoshamanisms. Palgrave Studies in New Religions and Alternative Spiritualities. Palgrave Macmillan, New York.

  • Mathisen, S.R. (2015). “Constituting Scholarly Versions of a «Sámi Folk Medicine»: Research Practices in the Colonial Contact Zone.” In Barbara Miller (ed.): Patterns of Health and Healing among the Sámi. Patterns of Northern Traditional Healing vol. 2. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press.

  • Olsen, K. (2015). Samisk revitalisering som utgangspunkt for individuelle identitetsprosesser og politisk mobilisering i kyst og fjordstrøk i Finnmark. In Bjørn Bjerkli & Per Selle (eds) Den samepolitiske utviklingen på 2000-tallet. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.

  • Stien, K. & Kramvig, B. & Liabø, R. B. (2015). To be or not to be: Når å skrive er å skrive seg inn i et fellesskap. Fagbokforlaget. ISBN 978-82-450-1395-5


  • Abelsen, B., Eide, D., Kvidal, T. & Leenheer, A.S. (2014). Re-organizing destination marketing organizations. In G. Alsos, D. Eide & E.L. Madsen (Eds). Handbook of Research on Innovation in Tourism Industries.  Cheltenham: E. Elgar. 277-302. 

  • Granås, B. (2014).A place for whom? A place for what? The powers of destinization. In Tourism Destination Development. Turns and Tactics. Ashgate 2014 ISBN 978-1-4724-1658-2. s. 79-92

  • Johansson, L. B. & Olsen, K. (2014). Grensekryssing – studentutveksling som et springbrett ut i den store verden? In Arvid Viken & Bjarge S. Fors (eds.), Grenseliv. Tromsø:  Orkana Akademisk, pp. 71-82. ISBN 978-82-8104-235-3

  • Kramvig, B. (2014). Sted, stier, konflikt og forsoning. In Vit at jeg elsker deg, Orkana forlag.

  • Kvidal, T. & Ljunggren, E. (2014). Introducing gender in a policy programme: A Multi-level analysis of an innovation policy programme. The Journal of Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 32, 39-53. 

  • Mathisen, S.R. (2014). Nordlys, Magi, og Turisme. DIN: Religionsvitenskapelig tidsskrift 1, 69-92.

  • Mathisen, S.R. (2014). Trolldomskyndige samer i Norsk folkeminnesamling. I Esborg, L. & Johannesen, D. (Eds). En vild endevending av al virkelighet. Novus forlag.

  • Olsen, K. (2014). Kjønnsbetingede grensefortellinger. In Arvid Viken & Bjarge S. Fors (eds.), Grenseliv. Tromsø: Orkana Akademisk, pp. 129-144. ISBN 978-82-8104-235-3

  • Olsen, K. (2014). Reise og tverrkulturell kommunikasjon. In Jens K. Jacobsen & Arvid Viken (red.), Turisme – som fenomen og næring. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk. 4. utgave.

  • Viken, A. & Granås, B. (2014). Dimensions of tourism destinations. In Viken, A. & Granås, B. (Eds): Tourism Destination Development. Turns and Tactics. Ashgate 2014 ISBN 978-1-4724-1658-2. s. 1-20




Recognition, Reconciliation and Restoration: Applying a Decolonized Understanding in Social Work and Healing Processes (2020).
Edited by J. E. Henriksen, I. Hydle and B. Kramvig

Tourism Destination Development. Turns and Tactics (2014).
Edited by A. Viken. and B. Granås.

Identities, Ethnicities and Borderzones: Examples from Finnmark, Northern Norway (2010).
K. Olsen



Arctic tourism in times of change: Dimensions of Urban Tourism (2020).
D.K. Müller, D.A. Carson, S. de la Barre, B. Granås, G.T. Jóhannesson, G. Øyen, O. Rantala, J. Saarinen, T. Salmela, K. Tervo-Kankare

Cultural sensitivity and tourism: Report from Northern Norway (2020). C. Brattland, K. Jæger, K. Olsen, E. M. Dunfjell Oskal, and A. Viken

Arctic tourism in times of change: Seasonality (2019). O. Rantala, S. de la Barre, B. Granås, Gunnar Þór Jóhannesson


Newspaper/Media Contributions:

Debatt: Nytt faglig fellesskap – fra fysisk distansering til digital og sosial samhandling

Debatt: Er fornorskingen virkelig et tilbakelagt kapittel?

Debatt: Hva skjer når joik blir lørdagsunderholdning?

Debatt: Ikke la lyset over byen vår slukne!

Debatt: Kampen om beiteområder er flyttet inn i rettssalene

Debatt: Ansvarlig reiseliv som motor i nord?

Debatt: Det multikulturelle Nord

Debatt: Vi må lytte til samiske voldsofre

Debatt: Det er ikke oljen som gjør at det går bra i nord


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Alta Museum (12.9.2020 - 30.4.2021)
Produsert av D.S. Sara og B. Bursta.

Sjøsamisk kultur og historie

at Måsøy museum / by B. Bursta

Finnmarksløpet for første gang (2012)

Visninger: Northern Character, Fjellfilmfestivalen, Nordkapp filmfestival

The Kilt & The Kofte / Kofta & Kilten

by B. Bursta and K. Nicolaysen

Joikefeber / Yoik Fever

with contributions by B. Bursta

Ella fiskerjente (2007)

Dokumentarfilm, produsert for NRK,
by S. Sand

Karrierekvinnen fra vidda (2005)

Dokumentarfilm, produsert for NRK,
by S. Sand